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Music Classes

MUSIC CLASSES

#23030  MUSIC TIME FOR TODDLERS I

Come spend an enjoyable hour with your toddler singing, dancing, and playing rhythm instruments. Your child will develop coordination, balance and spatial relationship skills as well as communication and cooperation. Come ready to play!
Adults can participate with their child at no additional cost.

10:00 - 11:00 am | TH
DATES: Session I - II
FEES: $45 / child
AGES: 1 ½-2 ½ yrs

#23031 MUSIC TIME FOR TODDLERS II

Your toddler is ready to move and this is just the class! During this very active class, we will sing, dance, chant, and play rhythm instruments. We will work in large groups as well as small and begin early introductions to dynamics, tempo, pitch, beat, and rhythm. Come join the fun!
Adults can participate with their child at no additional cost.

11:00 am - Noon | TH
DATES: Session I - II
FEES: $45 / child
AGES: 2 ½-3 ½ yrs

#23032 MUSIC FOR SCHOOL READINESS

Music will be used to reinforce skills needed for school such as respect, communicating with others, sharing, numbers, colors, shapes, and the alphabet. Opposites, rhyming, and following one to several step directions will also be included and kids will learn to see, say, and play rhythms on percussion as well as melodied instruments.
Adults can participate with their child at no additional cost.

Noon - 1:00 pm | TH
DATES: Session I - II
FEES: $45 / child
AGES: 3 ½ - 5 yrs

#23033 WEE KEYS 

In this introduction to keyboarding, your child will begin to familiarize themselves with the piano. They will begin learning the fundamentals of piano without the structure of formal lessons and have fun playing musical games, singing songs, & dancing. Your child will begin to learn how to see, say, and play simple musical rhythms and songs while distinguishing patterns and musical symbols. This is a great transition into formal lessons.
MUST have taken Session I to enroll in Session II

9:00 - 10:00 am | SA
Dates: Session I - II
Fees:  $45 / child
Ages:  4 - 6 yrs

 #23035 UKE CAN DO IT!

In this fun introduction to playing the ukulele, your kids will familiarize themselves with the soprano ukulele. Kids will work on exercises to help increase finger strength and will work in a large group as they learn and play simple chords and songs. Singing is encouraged. 

10:00 - 11:00 am | SA
Dates: Session I - II
Fees:  $45 / child
Ages:  7 yrs & older

#13036  GUITAR 

From the very first class, you will become more knowledgeable with the guitar. This is a perfect introduction to learning the fundamentals for playing the guitar from tuning and basic maintenance to exercises in helping increase finger strength. Strumming and simple fingerpicking will be introduced as well as simple music theory, guitar chords, and reading tablature. Designed to create interest and confidence no matter what level of ability you are. No music experience required.
  Requirements: Must have a playable 6 string guitar. MUST have taken Session I to enroll in Session II

5:00 - 6:00 pm | M
Dates: Session I - II
Fees: $60 / child
Ages: 8 yrs & older

#23039  UKE FINGERPICKING

Are you a uke player that would like to take your music beyond the basics and into the next level? In this class, we will learn to read tablature, explore more chord melody, and fingerpicking techniques ranging from single-note picking patterns to arpeggio and melodic-based fingerstyle. Classical as well as modern pieces will be discussed and will build confidence in even a new player. We will start at the very beginning, so students gain a good foundation. The course will build on each lesson progressively. Jump into the new year with a new hobby! Uke-Can-Do-It!
MUST have taken Session I to enroll in Session II

5:00 - 6:00 pm | SA
Dates: Session I - II
Fees: $45 / child
Ages: 8 yrs & older

 


ALL CLASSES ARE TAUGHT BY/AT

Musical Memories
112 South State Street | Geneseo IL | (563) 508-5296

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Music Class Details you need to know:

  • No musical experience is required of the child or adult.
  • All activities are selected based on the developmental ages of the children.
  • Classes will provide you as a parent with age appropriate songs and activities to enjoy at home with your toddler.
  • Classes will help acquaint your child with a group experience that will promote listening skills, individual opportunities for exploration, and teamwork while being musically fun.
  • Sign up for classes at the Geneseo Community Center or online at www.GeneseoParkDistrict.org

Upcoming Events

October 14

FREE Special Day Swim

Come swim at The Center's Indoor Pool on your day off!
1:00 - 3:00pm

October 26

SPOOK-TACULAR ROLLERSKATING

Wear your best costume for a spooktacular evening of Roller-skating. Prizes given out for best costumes. Bring your own or rent skates from The Center. No pre-registration required.

5:30 - 6:45 pm | AGES: 3rd Grade & under
7:00 - 9:00 pm | AGES: All Ages
Skate Rental: $3.00 Limited skates and sizes available

November 10

TURKEY TROT

The Geneseo Park District brings you the 9th Annual Turkey Trot. Race against your friends for a chance to win a turkey!

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