This course is a fun and highly physical program designed to aid the student in understanding rhythm. It introduces the child to the basic principles of music using songs, movement explorations and movement games. Rhythmic timing and rhythmic structure are presented to the student, first using percussion instruments and/or the singing voice and then transferring the rhythms to one or more body parts. Gradually the student learns to understand and process rhythm using the whole body as an instrument. Classes run for 10 weeks. Early registration is recommended to secure your child's place. Taught by Victoria McGuigan.
Biography - Victoria McGuigan holds a BFA and M.Ed. in Dance and was awarded the Temple University Dance Educator’s Award and the Ellen Forman Memorial Award. She has worked with children, youth and adults as a dance educator and choreographer extensively in the Philadelphia area and in recent years has developed a program for special needs students called “Dancing Our Difference.” A member of Dance and the Child International and the National Dance Education Organization, her work has been performed within the US and Brazil.
Saturday, 22 April, 2017
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