Level 3 (3-4 years old)
Level 3 classes are designed to engage preschoolers’ natural love of music and activate their imaginations, while developing their growing language and social-emotional skills.
A wide range of learning opportunities boosts language skills, confidence, independence, social-emotional skills, and self-control. You are invited to join the fun for a portion of each class, sharing in the joy of music-making and learning how your child is developing, all while strengthening your relationship with your child.
Experiencing a variety of sounds and learning how sounds are produced by playing musical instruments, speaking or singing
Playing instruments with an emphasis on steady beat, repeated rhythm patterns, graphic notation, and ensemble music
Ensemble Development, an activity that builds the skills preschoolers need in order to create music within a group
Engaging in creative expression and language play, expressing feelings and ideas through movement and music
Pre-reading music and learning to interpret graphic notation symbols, a precursor to learning traditional music symbols
SKILLS & BENEFITS
Increased attention and focus; growing ability to memorize and recall
Growing ability to detect patterns, nuances, and timbre in sounds, a critical skill for music and language development
Experience waiting patiently, taking turns, working cooperatively in a group and communicating effectively and respectfully
Wider vocabulary and knowledge of story structures; critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Learning how to decode and interpret symbols, skills necessary for reading, math, and music
TERM 1, 2018 UNITS:
1st February - 23rd March