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2016 Fall Course Offerings

Little Canes Music – Birth through age 5

Little Canes Music Newborn Class: 0-6 months. This class is an exceptional way to bond with your baby through music. Your baby will be introduced to music through soothing songs, shakers, sign language, and scarves. Babies will also love the massage, bubbles and special time with their parent. This class will give your child the perfect introduction to the experiences they will have in the Level I classes. Classes are 35 minutes in length.

Little Canes Music Level I: 6 through 15 months. A fun and relaxed environment for parents and children to explore music, movement, and play.  Children will be exposed to a wide variety of musical styles and genres that will build a foundation for music appreciation and musicianship. Children will use age-appropriate manipulatives such as drums, scarves, and rhythm instruments to experience music through movement activities and playing instruments.  This class will provide a unique opportunity for parents and children to begin their musical journey together. Classes are 35 minutes in length.

Little Canes Music Level II: 15 months through 2.5 years. This class will provide an opportunity for children to explore a wide variety of musical styles such as classical, jazz, folk, children's classics, music from around the world, and contemporary genres. Children will learn melodic and rhythmic skills through teacher-led circle songs, movement activities, and structured / free play on a wide variety of instruments.  Classes are 45 minutes in length.

Little Canes Music Level III: Ages 2.5 to 4 yrs. Building on the skills gained in Little Canes levels I and II, students will further their harmonic and rhythmic abilities through song and movement. Objectives include familiarizing students with all instrument families, and preparing them to read music. Classes are 45 minutes in length.

Little Canes Piano: Ages 3 to 5 yrs. Building on the skills gained in Little Canes, students will learn to play the keyboard. Objectives include improving our listening and ear training, learning the piano keys, staff notation, finger numbers and hand position. Classes are 45 minutes in length.

Contact Information:

Aileen Robertson
Manager Little Canes & Suzuki Strings
Frost School of Music Preparatory Program
ummusictime@miami.edu
305-284-3176