MUSIC MAKERS classes engage students in age-appropriate music making experiences that help build musicianship and foster young musicians.
In MUSIC MAKERS Pre-Instrument Classes, students explore musical concepts through singing/vocal development, playing instruments, moving, listening and creating. Musical skills evolve through ensemble playing, hearing, movement and engaging musical games.
♫ MUSIC MAKERS- Keys to Music (3 1/2 – 5 years old) is a perfect class for recent graduates of the Family Music for 3’s and 4’s program. Each 45-minute class ends with a 5-minute family sharing time so your music maker can share what they worked on in class. (Class duration: 45 minutes)
♫ MUSIC MAKERS- Budding Buddies (3 1/2 – 5 years old) is an integrated class where children work on friendship skills and acceptance of others. Each 45-minute class ends with a 5-minute family sharing time. (Class duration: 45 minutes)
♫ MUSIC MAKERS- Reading & Rhythms (3 1/2 – 5 years old) connects music, movement & rhythm with fun, favorite books! Each 45-minute class ends with a 5-minute family sharing time. (Class duration: 45 minutes)
MUSIC MAKERS Instrument Classes introduce your child to instruments & prepare your child for success as a young musician. These hands-on instrument classes not only allow your child to play and explore the instruments, but also set them up for musical success through learning of melodic and tonal patterns. Students will learn through playing instruments (such as keyboard and violin) movement, singing, ensemble playing, reading musical patterns, writing musical patterns & listening.
♫ MUSIC MAKERS- MUSIC IN NATURE (Ages 4 & 5) explores music through the environments that surround where we live. Students in MUSIC MAKERS- Music in Nature will play and explore the keyboard and glockenspiel, as well as other instruments as they engage in music that explores the world around them. This year long course will help prepare students to go into one of our other Music Makers classes OR an instrument class. Each 60-minute Music Makers class ends with a 5-minute family sharing time (Class duration: 60 minutes)
♫ MUSIC MAKERS- MUSIC AROUND THE WORLD (Ages 5 & 6) is designed for graduates of MUSIC MAKERS-Music in Nature, or for students entering kindergarten or 1st grade who are not quite ready for an instrument class. In this class, students will explore world cultures (British Isles, Amerindians, Germany and African Americans) through music and learn more advanced rhythmic and tonal musical notation patterns. Students will play keyboard, violin, glockenspiels & other various instruments. This year-long class will prepare students to go into an instrument class. Each 60-minute Music Makers class ends with a 5-minute family sharing time. (Class duration: 60 minutes)
♫ MUSIC MAKERS- SING, DRUM, PLAY, STRUM (Ages 5 & 6) is a hands-on instrument class that develops musicianship through singing, drumming and playing recorder and ukelele. Students will engage in a variety of age-appropriate musical activities to help them learn how to use their voice, play percussion, play recorder and strum the uke! Each class ends with a 5-minute family sharing time. (Class duration: 60 minutes)