CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 27, 2009 — A new preschool class for ages 4 through kindergarten will be offered at the Southeast Missouri Music Academy beginning Sept. 16.
The class is designed for preschool children and parent or caregiver. “Sing, Say, Move, and Play!” will use the teaching methods of Kodaly, Orff and Dalcroze through creative musical activities and experiences. The class will introduce children to basic music concepts through singing, dancing, and playing musical instruments. Class size is limited to 10 children. Parental attendance is required. “Sing, Say, Move and Play!” will meet on Wednesday evenings from 5:45-6:30 p.m. for eight weeks, in Brandt Hall of Music Room 112. Tuition is $120. Dr. Carol McDowell, music education professor in the Department of Music, will teach the class. For more information or to enroll, please call (573) 651-2378 or visit www.semomusicacademy.org. The deadline for enrollment is Sept. 11.