Christchurch School of Music

Take Off with Music

CSM offers preschool and primary music foundation classes which are based on both the Orff-Schulwerk and Kodaly approaches to music education.

Every session is carefully planned to help children experience music through playing instruments, singing, dancing, clapping games, poetry and stories which will stimulate their imagination, as well as teach musical skills. Children will improvise, compose and invent their own music, and learn to read and write music in a fun and exciting way. Ensemble skills are developed through the use of  a variety of percussion instruments.

These classes provide a strong foundation to music learning where the children will develop social and physical skills, learn to express themselves emotionally, improve their language and, of course, have fun.

  • LEARN! Junior Take Off With Music

    Junior Take Off With Music (Ages 2 – 4) – Tuesday 10.00am-10.45am, Saturday 10:00 – 10:45am CSM classroom

    Junior classes are designed to enable preschoolers to begin their music journey at an early age. In these classes children will sing, dance and play along to music and stories using tuned and un-tuned percussion instruments. Parents are encouraged to participate at this level.

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  • LEARN! Senior Take Off With Music

    Senior Take Off With Music (Ages 5 – 7) – Saturday 11:15 – 12:00 CSM classroom

    Children enrolled in our senior class tell us how much they look forward to Saturday mornings. Whether as an introduction to music or as a supplemental lesson alongside learning an instrument, these classes will help your child to learn aural and rhythm skills as well as giving them a good grounding in music theory.

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