Stage 1: Age 0-3
Our Kindergarten Music Classes take young children on a wonderful adventure through “Musicland” where their sense of pitch and rhythm is developed alongside the training of the inner ear through the Colourstrings approach.
Weekly classes are taught from the age of 3 months to 4 years. They are delivered in age-specific groups and include the participation of an adult which provides a great opportunity for bonding with your child through music. If your child is 4+ Check Out our Pre-Instrumental (MK Stage 2) Music Classes.
The music classes provide a set of experiences which allow each child to develop a personal response to music to positively enhance all areas of the child’s development. All classes introduce different musical concepts such as: pitch, rhythm, melody, dynamics, tempo, character, form and style – in an enjoyable and playful way through a carefully chosen repertoire of rhymes and children’s songs.
Introducing music at an early age can increase a child's:
Love and appreciation for music
Core music skills are developed through a variety of multi-sensory activities such as chanting rhymes, singing, dancing, creative movement, and listening to music. All learning is unconscious in the early years and takes place in a playful manner with the emphasis on active music-making and enjoyment. However, important musical foundations are being laid which will be developed and expanded on as your child progresses.
At an appropriate stage, musical concepts such as high/low, loud/soft, long/short, fast/slow, are taken from familiar songs and made half-conscious to the young child by naming and practising these concepts through games and other activities.