Kindermusik is an internationally known music program for young children. Each semester offers new music lessons and new materials. This program provides excellent preparation for later instrumental/vocal study. Certified Kindermusik instructors: Laura Doe, Katherine DeFiglio, Ina Segnit, Jacqueline Valli and Jacqueline Venable Jordan.
MUX101 KINDERMUSIK VILLAGE – BIRTH–18 MONTHS
(10 Sessions) Village introduces the newborn to 18-month-old child to musical movement, social interaction, language development, story time listening and playing of simple instruments. The lap baby, crawler, and walker participate very closely with their parent/caregiver. Please register at least one week in advance to be sure of receiving take home materials on time. Home materials included in the tuition.
5007 10 11:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (S) 9/7-11/9 DCC L Doe $170
5008 90 11:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (F) 9/6-11/8 DS J Venable Jordan $170
5009 91 11:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (S) 9/7-11/9 DS J Valli $170
MUX102 KINDERMUSIK OUR TIME – 18 MONTHS–3 YEARS
(13 Day classes and 2 Family Fun Sessions) Together with a parent/caregiver, children enjoy singing, moving, listening, interacting socially and playing simple instruments. Language skills are fostered with singing and vocal play. Please register at least one week in advance to be sure of receiving take home materials on time. Home materials included in the tuition. No class 11/29 or 11/30.
5011 10 10:15 a.m.–11:00 a.m. (S) 9/7-12/7 DCC L Doe $225
5012 90 10:15 a.m.–11:00 a.m. (F) 9/6-12/6 DS J Venable Jordan $225
5013 91 10:15 a.m.–11:00 a.m. (S) 9/7-12/7 DS J Valli $225
MUX105 KINDERMUSIK FAMILY FUN
Students enrolled in Our Time choose 2 Family Fun classes. Include the entire family – moms, dads, brothers, sisters, grandparents, etc., in the joy of making music together. Families will enjoy activities appropriate for different age groups. We will sing, dance, read, play instruments and enjoy being with each other. Tuition included in fee for MUX 102.
5074 90 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. (T) 10/15 DS L. Doe
5075 10 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. (F) 11/8 DCC L. Doe
5297 11 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. (F) 12/6 DCC L. Doe
MUX 600 SING AND PLAY FOR 3-4 YEAR OLDS AND THEIR PARENTS/GRANDPARENTS
(10 Sessions) Taught by a professional voice instructor/certified Kindermusik teacher, this class is for children to explore singing, playing simple instruments and musicianship through movement. Children will participate with their adult caregiver(s). No class 11/30.
5083 10 9:15 a.m.-10:00 a.m. (S) 10/5-12/14 DCC L Doe $130
MUX 635 MUSICIANSHIP THROUGH PERCUSSION
(10 Sessions) Young children will learn beginning drumming techniques in a group setting. They will share music with each other, playing on percussion instruments from around the world. The class also will include simple chants, movement games, and folk dances in conjunction with instrument play. Parent participation in the classroom is welcome but not required.
5077 10 4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m. (S) 10/5-12/14 DCC L Doe $130
MUX 614 PIANO AND MUSIC BASICS FOR 4-YEAR-OLDS
(5 Sessions) This class will include a whole body approach to beginning piano for young beginners and their moms or dads. At every class, each child/parent pair will have individualized time at the piano learning basic piano skills. Rhythm and pitch games for the group develop musicianship skills. Students must have an acoustic piano or a digital keyboard for daily supervised home practice. Ideally, keyboard should have a weighted action and at least 6½ octaves, but any keyboard more substantial than a toy is acceptable. At the end of a 5-week session, instructors and parents will discuss the appropriate next step in each child’s music education.
Instructors: Dennis Yerry and Jean Vilkelis
5088 25 3:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m. (M) 9/16-10/14 SP Yerry/Vilkelis $110
5089 26 3:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m. (M) 10/28-11/25 SP Yerry/Vilkelis $110
MUX 794 MOMMY AND ME MOVEMENT AND THE SPANISH LANGUAGE (AGES 3-5)
(8 Sessions) Explore the world of movement and learn the Spanish language. This fun, energetic class will introduce the most basic concepts of dance. Books, props, diverse music selection and songs will be incorporated into the class to help develop vocabulary.
5090 10 4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m. (W) 10/2-11/20 DCC A Ruhe Schoen $85