Music and Movement Classes

In addition to its role as a standard part of the Suzuki programs, Music and Movement is offered as a stand-alone class. Designed as the first structured music class for children three to six years old, it is based on the principles of Emile Jacques-Dalcroze, whose educational approach is now taught to music students of all ages at conservatories and music schools in many countries of the world. The Dalcroze approach incorporates rhythmic movement and aural training as well as physical, vocal and instrumental improvisation. Children begin to learn the basics of music through what they love most: walking, running, skipping, singing and playing instruments. The class also provides an opportunity for children to interact with other children in their age group. (45 minutes weekly)