Early Childhood Music Education courses

Courses may be taken in any order.

MUSIC EDUCATION for YOUNG CHILDREN (Music 30)

Students learn techniques for teaching songs, movement and listening games, and playing small percussion instruments. Introduces the educational approaches of major educators in the field.

  • Sing a great repertoire of songs and learn musical activities for “Circle Time.”
  • Play the beat and latest small percussion instruments designed especially for young children — and learn to evaluate instruments for safety.
  • Catch up on the basics of presenting music to preschoolers, toddlers, infants and primary-age children.
  • Practice using excellent teaching ideas and materials.

MUSIC CURRICULUM APPLICATIONS for YOUNG CHILDREN (Music 135)

Students learn how to design creative lesson plans based on the principles of major educators for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners and early primary children.

  • Participate in hands-on activities designed for children birth to eight.
  • Learn how to create a unique a program for your setting that is tailored to needs of your children and reflects your own interests.
  • Explore a rich collection of state-of-the-art resources that can provide you with a lifetime of the finest musical activities and and teaching ideas.

MULTICULTURAL MUSIC MATERIALS for YOUNG CHILDREN (Music 131)

Students learn how to introduce the rich traditions of music from around the world to young children.

  • Learn how to weave storytelling, music, dance and cultural artifacts from diverse cultures into exciting, hands-on experiences for young children.
  • Discover the best multicultural books and recordings for young children.
  • Explore a fascinating array of instruments from around the world.

 

For More Information Contact:

School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts
Building CA-102
(626) 585-7216