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

To apply for Eurhythmics at CIM, please fill out our application. If you have any questions about the application or class offerings, please reach out to preparatory@cim.edu.