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About The Diane Mitchell Music School
The Diane Mitchell Music School offers tuition and classes to all ages and walks of life, from babies up to pensioners. For adults who may wish to return to music practice or indeed start from scratch to learn new and life enhancing skills, there are groups and individual lessons in a wide range of instruments.
For young children, Diane offers a fun way to enjoy learning about music. Based on the Kodaly approach and using up to date teaching resources, she matches the age and preferences of the child to their practice.
Diane will lead your child on a voyage of discovery in music, while providing useful skills for the future. As well as developing musical skills, Diane’s approach ensures that children also gain in confidence, concentration and social skills.
For School age children, Diane is familiar, as a teacher, with current educational policies and practice . Linking with the Curriculum for Excellence, Diane enables each child to reach his or her potential in music, becoming a successful learner, a confident individual, an effective contributor and a responsible citizen.
Musical Tots (1 - 4 Years)
Musical Tots – Age 1-2 years Saturday 9.15am – 9.55am
Musical Tots – Age 2-4 years Saturday 10am – 10.50am
Give your child a good start in music! Musical Tots classes lead your child on a voyage of discovery in music. Fun Weekly Classes for children aged 1-2 & 2-4 years old teach beat, rhythm and pitch in a structured but fun way using singing games, percussion instruments and puppets.
Helping to build your child’s confidence, improving concentration and developing social skills, these classes aim to teach basic musicianship skills to your child enabling them to keep a steady beat, understand rhythm and learn about pitch.The classes are based upon Kodaly Musicianship which helps train your child to develop a musical ear.
Toddler and Parent classes give your child a grounding in these concepts focusing on beat and introducing fast/slow, loud/quiet and high/low. Both parent and child join in and have fun.
£56 for an 8 week term (£52 with family discount)
Musical Maestros (3 - 5 Years)
Classes on a Saturday are at 10am and 12.20pm
Children aged 3-5 years love music and love to explore instruments and sound. These classes teach young children about beat, rhythm and pitch using puppets, percussion and singing games. They learn how to keep a beat, clap rhythms and even start to read music. They get a head start in music, so that learning an instrument becomes natural to them.
They cost £68 for an 8 week term (£60 with the family discount).
Junior Musicianship (5 - 9 Years)
Classes are held on a Saturday at 10am and 1.30pm.
For young children aged 5-9 years, we run Musicianship Classes. The classes follow the principles of Kodaly and increase the child’s musicality and overall musicianship. They learn more about the beat, rhythm and pitch in a fun way, through games and percussion, becoming more confident and musical in their approach to playing an instrument. They eventually learn to sight sing by learning sol fa.Children have fun whilst learning. They also get a chance to try out a variety of musical instruments including piano. drums, ukulele and guitar.
They each last for an hour and cost £68 for an 8 week block (£60 with the family discount).
For more information or to book a place, contact us on 07896689816 or 0141 328 6983 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org