First Steps in Music

First Steps in Music, taught by Liz Schorr, is a class for children ages 3-5 and a care giver! The First Steps in Music curriculum is designed to prepare children to become musical in three ways:

  1. Tuneful – to have tunes in their heads and learn to coordinate their voices to sing those tunes.
  2. Beatful – to feel the pulse of music and how that pulse is grouped in either 2s or 3s.
  3. Artful – to be moved by music in the many ways music can elicit a feelingful response.

Every week participants will receive music and video recordings of all our activities to use at home in-between classes. The First Steps in Music curriculum is a musical workout that grows tuneful, beatful and artful individuals. There are eight different activities in each workout:

BEAT MOTIONS- tapping the beat of the music on the body, or moving the body to the beat

PITCH EXPLORATION- discovering the sensation of the singing voice (use head voice)

SONG FRAGMENTS- develop independent singing

SIMPLE SONG- develop independent singing and syntax

ARIOSO- developing original musical thinking (spontaneous songs by the child)

MOVEMENT WARM-UP/EXPLORATION- Developing expressive sensitivity through movement (with and without classical music accompaniment)

MOVEMENT FOR FORM & EXPRESSION- Singing/speaking and moving with formal structure and expression

SONG TALE- developing expressive sensitivity through listening. (Ballads for children)

This class offers a rich learning environment for young musicians and their caregivers! Get ready to sing, move and explore the musical world around you!
 
  
Location: 597 High St. Dedham 
Class Size: 4-12 
Course Fee 6 weeks: $60
Registration fee(new families only!) $10
Sibling fee: $5 per class
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Music Classes
Monday 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM Jul 02, 2018 Elizabeth Schorr Register 10


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