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Exploring & Discovering Music - Fall

Saturday, September 24, 2016 @ 10:00 AM (EDT) - Saturday, January 28, 2017 @ 11:00 AM (EST)
Ages 3-5 · Co-Ed
VA - Arlington Campus Westover Baptist Church 1125 North Patrick Henry Drive ArlingtonVA  22205
Saturday, September 24, 2016 @ 10:00 AM (EDT) - Saturday, January 28, 2017 @ 11:00 AM (EST)
Ages 3-5 · Co-Ed
VA - Arlington Campus Westover Baptist Church 1125 North Patrick Henry Drive ArlingtonVA  22205

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Exploring & Discovering Music - Fall

Sep 24 - Jan 28 (Saturday)

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages 3-5 · Co-Ed

VA - Arlington Campus

Starting at

$345.00

Meeting Dates

From Sep 24, 2016 to Jan 28, 2017

Each Saturday from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Except the following dates:

Saturday, Dec 17, 2016

Saturday, Nov 26, 2016

Saturday, Dec 24, 2016

Saturday, Dec 31, 2016

About This Activity

Description

(Ages 4 - 6 without parent/caregiver)

This class combines elements from Exploring Music and Discovering Music into one class. Through more complex songs and games, children expand their musical vocabulary, pitch matching, and rhythmic abilities while further developing their listening skills, concentration, and sense of timing.

Children develop musical independence through improvisation and learn to read basic notation as well as other musical symbols. Movement continues to play an important role, as circle games and line dances are incorporated.

Class activities and benefits include:

  • Development of pitch matching skills through basic solo singing and singing games
  • Development of rhythmic skills including beat, meter, tempo and durational patterns
  • Exploration and improvisation using Orff instruments (pitched and un-pitched percussion instruments)
  • Expanded knowledge of musical instruments and instrument families
  • Introduction to written musical notation
  • Development of social skills and cooperation through group activities such as dancing, playing, and musical stories
  • Expanded repertoire of simple songs and musical games

Please note: All classes consist of 45 minutes of instructional time followed by 15 minutes of Community Time to talk with our expert teachers, ask questions about music and child development, meet other families, and provide social time for children.

For more information, please contact Gabriela Cohen, First Music Program Chair, at (202) 686-8000 x1107 or gcohen@levinemusic.org.

Class By Age Group

5 and under (First Music)

Location

VA - Arlington Campus

Instructor

Amy Park

Organizer Info

  • Levine Music

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