• Level 3

    Preschoolers ages 3 1/2-5
    (parent/caretaker joins for last 15 minutes of class)

    • Thursdays 9:45-10:30 (starts 9/6)
    • Fridays 10:45-11:30 (starts 9/7)

    ACTIVITIES

    • Experiencing a variety of sounds and learning how sounds are produced by playing musical instruments, speaking or singing
    • Playing instruments with an emphasis on steady beat, repeated rhythm patterns, graphic notation, and ensemble music
    • Ensemble Development, an activity that builds the skills preschoolers need in order to create music within a group
    • Engaging in creative expression and language play, expressing feelings and ideas through movement and music
    • Pre-reading music and learning to interpret graphic notation symbols, a precursor to learning traditional music symbols
    SKILLS & BENEFITS
    • Increased attention and focus; growing ability to memorize and recall
    • Growing ability to detect patterns, nuances, and timbre in sounds, a critical skill for music and language development
    • Experience waiting patiently, taking turns, working cooperatively in a group and communicating effectively and respectfully
    • Wider vocabulary and knowledge of story structures; critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Learning how to decode and interpret symbols, skills necessary for reading, math, and music
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