Mini Musicians Around the World- Saturdays 11am, Fall 2017

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Travel the globe without leaving the classroom! Your child will discover the wonders of other cultures through their music, instruments, and celebrations! Many special guests join us in this class bringing in their instruments, and their knowledge of the music & culture! Your child will have a hands-on experience with every instrument, make crafts, sing, & even make a dragon dance! Each week we travel to a new country, learning about the music & instruments. How they are make and used. We visit places like; Ghana, Ireland, China, Scotland, India, Australia, Brazil, & the USA.

This 8-week series is held at Enchanted Forest every Saturday from 11-11:30am starting October 7 and ending December 2. There will be no  class on Remembrance Day. All instruments and materials are provided. $67 for the series when using credit card or PayPal for online or in-store registrations ($65 if registering and paying in-store with cash or debit). 

Ages 5+ years

10 Reasons to Introduce Your Child to Music

1. Early musical training helps develop brain areas involved in language and reasoning.
2. There is a link between music and spatial intelligence.
3. Students of the arts learn to think creatively and to solve problems by imagining various solutions. Questions about the arts do not have only one right answer.
4. Students who study the arts are more successful on standardized tests such as the SAT. They also achieve higher grades in high school.
5. A study of the arts provides children with a glimpse of other cultures and teaches them to be empathetic towards the people of these cultures.
6. Music study enhances teamwork skills and discipline.
7. Music provides children with a means of self-expression.
8. Music study develops skills that are necessary in the workplace.
9. Music performance teaches young people to conquer fear and to take risks.
10. An arts education exposes children to incomparable experiences.

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