For ages 18 mos - kindergarten
New Pre-Choir Experiences!
Ages 3 – 5 with an adult
8-week sessions culminating in a mini-performance!
The first step on your child’s singing journey with the ICC!
Spring Session: It’s a Zoo in Here!
Join the Indianapolis Children’s Choir in our youngest division! “It’s a Zoo in Here!” participants will join together with their parent/caregiver for 8 weeks of fun and music-making exploring animals, music, acting, dancing, and gross motor skills. Each week will build upon the next, ending with a special “tour of the zoo” production that the children will present for their friends and family! Singing, instruments, movement and dancing will bring families and children together through activities they can enjoy at home and build upon for years to come.
Week of February 17th, 2020 – Week of April 13th, 2020
Performance week of April 13th, 2020
Butler University – Lilly Hall Room 120 – Thursdays, 5:30-6:15pm
Teacher: Joanna Golando
Fishers – Cornerstone Lutheran Church, Fishers – Tuesdays, 6:00-6:45pm
Teacher: Ashley Eaton
Zionsville – Zionsville Presbyterian Church – Thursdays, 5:00-5:45pm
Teacher: Michele Boehm
Daytime Class Option in Carmel for Toddlers (18mos. – 2 years) Coming Soon! Stay Tuned…
The goal of the Early Childhood Program is to enable all participants to reach their full potential in singing, vocabulary, and movement skills, with an emphasis on developing sensitivity to the expressive qualities in music. High quality custom essay writing service here. Each class is designed to be playful and enjoyable to children, while providing a carefully planned curriculum that includes developmentally appropriate activities. Children are not taught formally about the specifics of music, but rather they play with music through a series of eight well-rounded activities based on the First Steps in Music curriculum.
The Indianapolis Children’s Choir offers Early Childhood music classes to children ages 1 1/2 to 5 years old, including those in Kindergarten. These classes take place in preschools throughout the Indianapolis area, as well as in classes open to all children from Central Indiana on the campus of Butler University and other Regional locations. Through the 8 basic activities included in classes based on the First Steps in Music curriculum, children and their parents/teachers experience singing, creative movement, simple instruments, fingerplays and more with the help of the rich collection of traditional songs and rhymes from past generations.
Parents/Guardians attend class to support their child.
Activities based on First Steps in Music:
- Pitch exploration (vocal warm-ups)
- Song fragments
- Simple Songs
- Arioso (Child-centered tunes)
- Song Tales
- Movement exploration (movement warm-ups)
- Movement for form and expression
- Movement with the beat