Performing Arts

Preschool
  • Incorporates the instructional techniques of Carl Orff, Zoltan Kodaly, and Emile Jacques-Dalcroze   
  • Incorporates activities such as singing, moving, listening, creating and playing rhythm instruments   
  • Uses verbalization and visualization to express musical ideas   
  • Utilizes children’s songs, folk songs, classical music and music from a variety of cultures, styles and time periods to provide a wide and varied musical experience   
  • Focuses on large motor competence and addresses the growth of whole body navigation through the development of equilibrium, flexibility and locomotion.


Prekindergarten
  • Incorporates the instructional techniques of Carl Orff, Zoltan Kodaly, and Emile Jacques-Dalcroze   
  • Incorporates activities such as singing, moving, listening, creating and playing rhythm instruments   
  • Uses verbalization and visualization to express musical ideas   
  • Utilizes musical children’s songs, folk songs, classical music and music from a variety of cultures, styles and time periods to provide a wide and varied musical experience

Kindergarten
  • Builds on earlier music experience by sequentially teaching concepts and skills   
  • Incorporates activities such as singing, moving, listening, creating and playing rhythm instruments   
  • Uses verbalization and visualization to express musical ideas   
  • Targets skills including moving to a steady beat   
  • Learns to control loud and soft, and high and low   
  • Demonstrates phrasing, contrast and repetition through movement   
  • Performs before an audience
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An independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school, toddler through grade 12

Lower & Middle Schools, 5000 Clubside Rd, Lyndhurst, OH 44124
Upper School, PO Box 8002 (12465 County Line Rd), Gates Mills, OH 44040
Gries Center, 10823 Magnolia Dr, Cleveland, OH 44106

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