In class, we are about the process of music making, rather than performance. Children are discovering their own musicality and learning musical concepts in age-appropriate, holistic ways. In class, we are about the process of music making, rather than performance. Children are discovering their own musicality and learning musical concepts in age-appropriate, holistic ways. Hearing and responding back to melodic patterns with the voice and to rhythmic patterns with instruments, experiencing a steady beat in body movements, listening closely to sounds to identify them, telling stories through sound and movement, dancing, singing folk songs and lullabies from around the world – these are just a few of the ways in which our youngest musicians begin developing their musicianship and musical skills. One child’s response to a new song might be singing, while another child’s equally good response might be listening. Music is its own reward.
Student concerts in 2021 thus far have been a mixture of live and online events. Fall young children’s music festival and outdoor concert – coming in November! Artrageous Kids Art Festival – September. We were pleased to have eleven of our own pianists and singers present live music during this beautiful, annual outdoor event. Summer
Music is a deep human impulse. It organizes our minds, defines our times and societies, keeps us company, allows us to feel connected to one another when other means fail. Here are some noteworthy quotes: “Without music, life would be a mistake.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you