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Music Classes

MUSIC CLASSES

MUSIC TIME FOR TODDLERS I  #33030 / #43030

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 - III
FEES: $45 / child
AGES: 1 ½-2 ½ yrs

MUSIC TIME FOR TODDLERS II #33031 / #43031

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 - III
FEES: $45 / child
AGES: 2 ½-3 ½ yrs

MUSIC FOR SCHOOL READINESS #33032 / #43032

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 - III
FEES: $45 / child
AGES: 3 ½ - 5 yrs

 WEE KEYS #33033 / #43033

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 - III
Fees:  $45 / child
Ages:  4 - 6 yrs

 UKE CAN DO IT! #33035 / #43033

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 - III
Fees:  $45 / child
Ages:  7 yrs & older

 GUITAR / BARITONE UKULELE #33036 / #43066 

From the very first class, you will become more knowledgeable with the guitar and baritone ukulele. This is a perfect introduction for beginners to understand and explore their insturments. In this course we will learn how to tune your instrument, take care of your instrument, play songs with tabs, and strum full chords. Designed to create interest and confidence no matter what your level of play. 

Note: Class will not work with a tenor, concert or soprano ukulele.It will only work with baritone ukeleles and guitars. No music experience required.
  Requirements: MUST have taken Session I to enroll in Session II

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

UKE FINGERPICKING  #33039 / #43039

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 - III
Fees: $45 / child
Ages: 8 yrs & older

 


ALL CLASSES ARE TAUGHT BY/AT

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

www.facebook.com/musicalmemories4all

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

April 06

Special Needs PARENT-LED PLAYGROUP

A special Parent-Led Play group just for kids with disabilities or sensory processing disorders
8:30 am - Noon on Mondays
January 6 - May 18, 2020*
FREE Members / General Admission Non-Members
*No registration required. No play group held March 23, 2020

April 08

GYM CLOSED - Women's Volleyball

Gym is CLOSED 5:30 - 9:00 pm January 29 - April 8, 2020 for Women's Volleyball League. Racquetball Courts & Walking Track will remain open.

April 08

PARENT-LED PLAYGROUP

8:30 am - Noon on Wednesdays & Fridays
January 8 - May 22, 2020*
FREE Members / General Admission Non-Members
*No registration required. No play group held March 25 & 27, 2020

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