In Music, your child is introduced to note reading and playing of the recorder and piano. Basic musical concepts and theory are taught through songs, musical games and improvisation with other classmates. This program is designed as a foundation to enrich and complement the future study of an individual instrument, and culminates with a class concert performance for family and friends.
In Art, using literature and life experiences, students will create their own artwork using a variety of techniques such as painting, sculpture, printing, collage and more. Students will develop their own work independently, with guidance from the instructor. This class helps students develop and hone their relationship with self-expression, adding purpose and meaning to their artwork. All of the artwork from the class will be presented at a year-end gallery walk for family and friends!
With over 20 years of teaching music and movement classes for students from age 2 through Lower School, Colleen’s specialty is to reinforce teachers’ curriculums through singing, movement, playing instruments, musical games and stories, and learning fundamentals of music. Through
Suzanne Dirks grew up and still resides in Greenwich Village. She attended Greenwich House Music School for many years as a child and went on to get a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Maryland Institute College of Art,