MiniKeys: A Fun-filled Group Class for Young Musicians, aged 4-5
Discover the joy of music with MiniKeys, an engaging game-based group class designed to ignite the musical journey of students. Our dynamic program explores piano, drums, and voice, while encouraging creativity and collaboration in our band. Join us and embark on an unforgettable musical adventure!
Ages: 4-5 years old
Class Structure: Weekly 45-minute sessions with a maximum of 5 kids
Focus on: Rhythm, Harmony, Melody, and Songwriting
Instruments: Piano, Drums, and Singing
Highlight: Live performance of original pieces by our young musicians
Why Choose MiniKeys?
MiniKeys sets the foundation for a lifelong love of music. Through interactive games, catchy songs, and hands-on instrument play, our program nurtures creativity, kindness, and friendship within a musical environment.
Who Can Join?
MiniKeys is perfect for total beginners! Kids who thrive in MiniKeys are eager to explore various instruments, enjoy group activities, and learn in a fun and supportive setting.
What to Expect in MiniKeys:
A typical MiniKeys class includes the following exciting activities:
Warm-up exercises to develop rhythm, teamwork, and an understanding of pulse, dynamics, and tempo.
Fun and active songs to warm up the voice, focusing on different music fluencies.
Music and Movement
Engaging full-body games that embody the fluencies and allow students to feel the rhythm of the music.
Collaboratively brainstorm and develop original song ideas based on chosen themes and fluency prompts.
The culmination of our program, where mini-musicians practice fluencies on all instruments and learn to compose music together.
Fluency First Approach
In MiniKeys, bandmates will learn a wide range of musical fluencies, including:
Rhythm: Recognizing pulse and beat isolation, drawing and reading rhythmic note values.
Harmony: Identifying major and minor chords, and understanding chord changes.
Melody: Recognizing and playing melodic phrases and patterns using specific notes, discerning note intervals.
Songwriting: Exploring the role of each instrument in a song, understanding song form (verse and chorus), and creating and performing original compositions with bandmates.
And for the Whole Family: MiniKeys offers more than just musical development:
A vibrant community of music lovers
Opportunities for music exploration at home
A reason to make music together as a family
A supportive environment to create music with others
Music games and engaging community events