Why Choose Us?

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The Benefits of Jump into Music

  • Stimulate brain growth
  • Exercise fine and gross motor skills
  • Awakens sensitivity and awareness in to tempo, mood, time, volume and dynamics
  • Develop the social and emotional skills necessary for school readiness and life in general
  • Burn energy via movement and mental stimulation

A One-of-a-Kind Curriculum

Every three weeks we travel together to new and exciting musical themes and styles.  Over a 2 year period we explore 24 different country of origin or genres specific lesson plans including seasonal special classes.

Topics for 2018 are:

  • African
  • Celtic
  • Country
  • Japan
  • Gospel
  • Pop
  • Rock n’ Roll
  • Mexican
  • Halloween
  • France
  • Hawaiian
  • Winter Holiday

Topics for 2019 are:

  • Jazz
  • Chinese New Year
  • Spain
  • Reggae
  • Italy
  • Folk
  • Disco
  • Caribbean
  • Halloween
  • Brazil
  • Classical
  • Winter Holiday

We pick the finest music to lift the spirit and move the body. Parents and care givers also have the opportunity to develop their music appreciation skills and learn the fundamental elements of music!  Our program explores the story behind the song.  Jump Into Music is musicology for families.

In class we:

  • Work on basic ear training using both numerical scale theory and solfege do ra me fa so la ti do
  • Use the numbers in our major scale to learn melody
  • Dance to beautiful music and sing wonderful songs
  • Gain exposure to music and culture from around the world
  • Play drum, maraca and movement games that internalize rhythm and coordination
  • Utilize  the ‘Orff’ approach to learning which is child centered, playful and natural
  • Receiving individual attention and exercise active listening skills – instructor goes around the room facilitating improvisations on lesson specific instruments like the xylophone, ukulele, melodion, banjo, guitar and more
  • Join in weekly jam sessions using a variety of high quality instruments
  • Play with a colourful parachute and unique scarves while singing, listening and learning the story behind the song
  • Learn greetings and basic numbers in each language we explore
  • Have fun, make friends and gain confidence!

Class Schedule

Find the right Jump Into Music class for you, in Vancouver or Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island.

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