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We are excited to be looking ahead towards fall! As we get closer to September, we will confirm location of services and which programs will be in-person and/or virtual. We will follow the guidelines as set for by the CDC and local agencies, as well as parent request and comfort level.
Summer plans unpredictable? Want to continuing learning about music over the summer? Visit jccotp.org/virtual-music-learning-summer for all of our virtual lesson and class options.
Are you looking for a music teacher for your homeschool family co-op? Meet virtually with Thurnauer’s exceptional music educators and let us provide music classes virtually or in person for the children in your homeschooling group! We can teach all ages and will work with your co-op to design a program that meets the educational needs of your children.
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Ages 5-6 (Virtual)
Learn about animals, plants and the environment around us through music! Children in this class develop their singing voice, participate in improvised and structured movement, play instruments, and do guided listening activities. The children start to work with written musical patterns and create their own simple songs. This developmentally sound approach to music literacy builds symbolic thinking, concentration, memory, and self-expression. You receive song books, posters, game pieces, and a parent book. Price includes a materials fee of $110 ($55 is non-refundable).
Ages 6-7 (Virtual)
Your child explores the music of the British Isles and Germany, and of our own Amerindian and African-American heritage. Children learn songs, dances, stories, rituals, and customs of these cultures to help them feel and understand others around the world. By the end of the year, students are able to read and compose with simple notation. This class is excellent for preparing students for Beginning Theory and Ear Training and private instrumental lessons. You receive recordings, games, song pages, and a viewfinder. Price includes a materials fee of $110 ($55 is non-refundable).
Explore the seasons through musical activities that build attention and self-expression. Children sing, chant, move, participate in focused listening, play musical games, explore instruments, improvise and listen to great storytelling. The Cycle of Seasons nurtures your child’s ability to use language and participate in dramatic play within the musical context of the four seasons. Fun family packets including wonderful music CDs are included for use at home to increase family involvement in the learning process. Price includes a non-refundable materials fee of $45 for each semester.
Discover the fun of playing the piano and learning simple songs in a small-class setting. Students acquire basic keyboard and reading skills, preparing them for individual study. For beginning students. Parents encouraged but not required to attend class. Price includes a non-refundable materials fee of $55.
Join us for a fun family sing-a-long where we’ll sing songs you loved as a child: folk songs, lullabies, and popular songs frequently sung around camp fires or at family get-togethers. This class is for young children, their older siblings, and adults! Classes can accommodate eight families.
Tuition is per family.
If you’re looking for a fun instrument for you and your child, the ukulele is a perfect choice. Learn the basics of ukulele playing including proper technique, strumming patterns, chords and efficient chord changes, and lots of fun songs! Participation in class and in home practice by parent or caregiver is required, for this class is designed as a shared learning experience in which the adult learns alongside the child and acts as home assistant coach. Recommended home practice for success is at least
3-5 minutes on 3-5 days each week, to help the child learn the ukulele. Class size is limited to 6. For purchase options, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children love this fun “drumtastic” class where they learn to improvise, keep steady beat, play in a group, and develop their own rhythmic and dynamic musical ideas!
Instruments are provided. Parents are encouraged but not required to attend class.
Ages 4-6 (Virtual)
Children explore the language of music through songs, games, movement, and hands-on activities with simple instruments. Infused with Jewish culture, traditions, and Russian folklore songs and stories. Students develop a good sense of pitch and rhythm, while learning to recognize Russian syllables and words.