Youth Eurhythmics

An introduction to the elements of music through movement and sound, taught in a group setting. Kids develop sensitivity to musical moods and structure using creative imagination.

Class sizes range from 10-15 students. Youth Eurhythmics is available for two successive years. In the second year, students will build on the skills learned during their first year of training.

First Year Youth Eurhythmics

Age:

Children ages 3-6 with no previous Eurhythmics experience

Schedule:

Thursdays 4:00-4:50pm
Saturdays 8:45-9:35am

Class Overview:

  • Designed to experience the fun of music in a group setting
  • Movement and Singing
  • Begin aural recognition
  • Drums utilized to build simple rhythmic patterns
  • Begin to develop locomotion skills learning to differentiate skip, hop, gallop, walk, and run
  • Begin learning dynamic response to music
Second Year Youth Eurhythmics

Age:

Children ages 4-7 with at least one year of Eurhythmics study

Schedule:

Thursdays 5:00-5:50pm
Saturdays 9:45-10:35am

Class Overview:

  • Extends skills learned in First Year Youth Eurhthmics and refines, increases complexity
  • Adds all basic notation and rhythmic values
  • Begin the fundamentals of solfège

Intermediate Eurhythmics

Intermediate Eurhythmics is designed for students ages 12-18 who wish to further their personal musical development. This program is open to students who have the ability to read notation and who are currently taking private lesson instruction and/or playing in a music ensemble.

Class Overview
  • Experiences rhythm away from instruments through the aural and kinesthetic senses
  • Develops a physical connection between pulse and subdivision
  • Studies meter, common rhythmic patterns, notation and cross rhythms
  • Explores interpersonal collaboration and improvisation exercises

Details and Enrollment

  • Enrollment is open only during the first half of each semester 
  • Classes are held at the University Circle location, in room 113
  • Missed classes due to late registration and/or personal absences are not made up