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MT RHYTHM KIDS - Level I

Music Together® is in the second year of piloting its' newest program, Music Together Rhythm Kids and we are pleased to announce Catskill Mountain Music Together will be offering MTRK throughout the 2016-2017 school year. There are two groups for Rhythm Kids; Level I and Level II. The first is for children 4 - 5 years old. This class is the next musical step for your preschool child with a parent or caregiver. Each week we drum, sing, dance, play rhythm instruments, and begin to play music-based games. Rhythm Kids 4 - 5 guides children toward developmentally appropriate music and movement activities, where they can begin to take charge, lead others and be musically creative.

MT RHYTHM KIDS - Level II

Rhythm Kids Level II is an exciting music, movement, and drumming class for children K - 2 (Kindergarten through second grade). Children integrate and assimilate rhythm into their lives. Rhythm Kids follows through on the Music Together vision to help children complete the pathway of early childhood music development from birth through age 8. As part of the Rhythm Kids experience, children and their grown ups can enjoy drumming play and practice session at home with the help of online play-along videos featuring Rhythm Kids creator Tom Foote. (Note: Students should have their own hand drum for use at home. For more information about Rhythm Kids please click here. https://cms.mainstreetsites.com/PageVaultContent.aspx?vlt_id=82084&ctx=8A3IUZTD

SUMMER CAMP - 5 DAYS

Join us for a week of singing and dancing this summer. This is an opportunity to get a feel for what our classes are all about. Classes are age and developmentally appropriate for children birth to 5. Learn songs with the whole family that will last an entire lifetime.

Materials for our Summer Songs 2 song collection are included in the fee. Materials include a CD, a songbook illustrated with our beautiful woodcuts, and a code that will take you to our Family Music Zone online. At the Family Music Zone, enjoy the additional activities to do with your child.

SUMMER CAMP - 4 DAYS

Join us for 4 classes of singing and dancing this summer. This is an opportunity to get a feel for what our classes are all about. Classes are age and developmentally appropriate for children birth to 5. Learn songs with the whole family that will last an entire lifetime.

Materials for our Summer Songs 2 song collection are included in the fee. Materials include a CD, a songbook illustrated with our beautiful woodcuts, and a code that will take you to our Family Music Zone online. At the Family Music Zone, enjoy the additional activities to do with your child.

Mixed Ages - Summer - 6 classes

This is our essential Music Together class is for children birth to 5 years. A child can attend our Mixed Age classes through all nine song collections. This class follows the recommendations of child development researchers &S211; grouping together children of a variety of ages because this fosters natural, family-style, community learning. Younger children can enjoy watching and imitating older ones; older children, not quite ready for formal instruction, but old enough to participate in class completely independently, can build confidence and learn by leading the younger ones. Adults are happy because several children in a family can go to class together. Each child participates at his or her own level in singing, moving, chanting, listening, watching or exploring musical instruments. Any caregivers &S211; parents, grandparents, nanny &S211; can bring the children. The whole family is welcome for this community friendly, family music experience. Materials include 2 professionally recorded CD's, and a beautifully illustrated songbook. New families also receive a DVD and parent guide.