What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

THIRD STREET MUSIC SCHOOL EXPANDS ITS PRESCHOOL PROGRAM

     Home  >  Articles  > Local News - Manhattan
by Rebecca Forbes

Related: third street music school, manhattan, new york, nyc, preschool, music program, expansion,



Get More Info
Simply enter your email address at the bottom to get in touch.

More Music for Munchkins

children in music class; kids play xylophone; third street music schoolThird Street Music School unveiled several improvements to its preschool program for the 2011-2012 school year. In addition to an expanded schedule, the school now offers an enhanced music curriculum.

One notable addition to the program is a weekly, 45-minute session for all students with musical specialist Mik Manenti. The class will use the Orff Method, which teaches children about music by engaging their minds and bodies through singing, dancing, acting, and playing percussion instruments. Preschool students will also discover a new instrument each month and learn about a distinct music style, era, or composer. Additionally, the school will host monthly concerts for students that feature the instrument of the month along with performances by the school's music faculty.

Students ages 2-3 will benefit from a weekly Spanish class that will engage both their singing and Spanish language skills, while enrolled 4-year-olds will have their own weekly class that includes an instrumental lesson.

"We are very excited about these changes and are certain that they will enable our program to become even better," said Risa Young, director of early childhood programs.

The Third Street Music School Settlement is located at 235 E. 11th Street. For more information: 212-777-3240 or www.thirdstreetmusicschool.org.

 


Send Me More Info

Enter the code: 644                   
Please send me NYMetroParents weekend highlights newsletter.


Be the smartest parent in the 'hood

Receive our weekly highlights newsletter · Over 1,000 local activities

More Local News - Manhattan Articles

The Art Studio NY Expands Class Schedule for the New Year
Dance School Adds Program for Babies and their Mothers
Language Workshop for Children Offers English as a Second Language
All My Children Daycare and Nursery School Opens in Lower Manhattan
Social Learning Center Offers Alternative to Day Care

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Local News - Manhattan Sponsors


Diller-Quaile School of Music (The)
24 E. 95th St.
New York, NY
212-369-1484
The Diller-Quaile School of Music was founded in 1...

Junior Ballroom Dancing
22 W. 34th St. (bet. 5th and 6th Avenues )
New York, NY
212-307-1111
Paul Pellicoro?s DanceSport, New York?s largest B...

TADA! Youth Theater
15 W. 28th St. (at Broadway)
New York, NY
212-252-1619 x4
Since 1984, the award-winning TADA! Youth Theater ...

Factor Tree (The)
419 Lafayette St., Fl 2
New York, NY
646-688-2818
Factor Tree is an online tool for helping children...

300 New York
Pier 60/23rd & West Side Highway
New York, NY
212-835-2695
A place that actually encourages kids to knock thi...
See Our Local News - Manhattan Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE