This week at Hands On! we are on the letters I and J in “The ABC’s of Music” We will meet the Indian ankle bells and the Indian Pungi and we will “improvise” on the saxophone! We will also meet the Juju shakers and the jaw harp, as well as learn about Jazz. We’ll sing songs… Read More
Hands On! A Musical Experience offers age-appropriate music classes for children ages 4 months to 4 years using a specially formatted, instrument-based music curriculum. Our classes introduce children to musical concepts, instruments and activities that enhance other learning such as the acquisition of language, listening skills, auditory discrimination, social understanding and personal discovery. Hands On! classes are designed to include music, story, movement & the exploration of various musical instruments that children can see and touch.
As the technological landscape continually expands, access to all types of music becomes easier and easier. Using streaming services such as Spotify and Amazon Music, listeners can now stream any song in the world with just a few clicks. In 2018, the UK saw a 10.2% increase in the sales and streams of classical music,… Read More
In an age where everything is digital, the inability to focus on anything for more than a minute due to constant distraction is a very real thing. According to Marc Neikrug, a renowned classical composer, classical music can be used as a tool in helping children learn how to focus. Neikrug suggests short and calm… Read More