The children playing our "create your own melody game".
We hand out signs that contain notes and the children
create a melody that our flute then plays for them
so they can hear what they created.
The children have created a wonderful melody that
we then performed for them. This is an important exercise
for the children because it allows them to compose
music just as Mozart did when he was about their age.
A child partaking in the "use your imagination art
project". She drew a wonderful picture depicting a
happy scene after the trio performed a cheerful sounding
Musical Innovations also has
a "use your imagination" segment. For younger children and/or
groups of 50 or less we have an art project. The trio plays
three short pieces that express different emotions. We then
ask the children to use their imaginations and to draw a
picture of what the music is making them feel. For the older
children and/or groups larger than 50 we have them tell
us a story that they create by using their imaginations
of what the music made them feel. We have been told some
wonderful stories from the incredible children we have worked
with in the past.
A Musical Innovations participant learning how to
hold and play a violin. We bring along a violin for
every child to try.
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