Prep 1 Blog

November 30, 2018

Emily’s Prep 1 Blog for Thursday, November 29, 2018

Dear Prep 1 Families, We have just one more rehearsal before our recital, which will take place at our usual class time on December 13.  It will take place in the Parish Hall at the church rather than our usual class room.   We will be having a potluck after the recital, so please bring some food to share.  Click […]
November 17, 2018

Emily’s Prep 1 Blog for November 15, 2018

Dear Prep 1 Families, I was glad to see your children yesterday, and to have a bit of indoor fun on a very smoky day!  I hope your children continue to feel ok, and that your families are keeping safe.  We were also very excited to welcome our new class assistant, Rosie.  She sings in Avanti, and is bringing her […]
November 10, 2018

Emily’s Prep 1 Blog for November 8, 2018

Dear Prep 1 Families, We had a very fun and lively class this week!  I realized that we only have 3 classes before our recital on December 13.  If you have not yet ordered your uniform, please order it right away. Here is the link for ordering:  https://www.merrymartuniforms.com/cantabile-youth-singers-los-altos-ca/ I started class by teaching the children the call and response song […]
November 2, 2018

Prep 1 Rehearsal November 1, 2018

Dear Prep 1 Families, I enjoyed seeing a few Halloween costumes this week!  I always enjoy seeing how the kids like to express themselves.   We started this week’s class with some fun movements suggested by the children during the song All Around the Kitchen. We worked on beat and rhythm in the chant 2, 4, 6, 8, all the while […]
October 26, 2018

Prep 1 Rehearsal Blog for October 25, 2018

Dear Prep 1 Familes, We had another fun day in Prep 1!  Your children continue to surprise me with their sharpness and speed in learning!  Next week’s class is the day after Halloween, and your children are invited to wear costumes if they wish. We started class with Down in the Valley, where each pairs of children make movements in […]
October 23, 2018

Prep 1 Blog for October 18, 2018

Hi Prep 1 Families! This week we worked on vocal exploration, ta titi, and the notes mi-sol and La. We started class with the fun circle song My Little Boat.  The fun part of this song is that I am beginning to hear them sing more strongly now. The children really enjoyed the call and response song Charlie Over the […]
October 12, 2018

Emily’s Prep 1 Class–October 11, 2018

Dear Prep 1 Parents, Welcome back to our blog!  We have a had a hiatus of a couple of weeks due to some transitions at Cantabile, and I am excited to share with you what your children have been doing! One of the things I notice most about our Prep 1 class this semester is how bright and engaged they […]
September 21, 2018

Prep 1 Blog #2 – Week of September 17, 2018

Dear Prep 1 Families, I can tell that this is a bright group in prep 1 this year because they can get through a lot of activities in one class.  It is very impressive! We started our class with a sweet little Shaker welcome song called A Mince Pie or Pudding. We practiced Beat and learned about Rhythm with the rhyme 1,2,3,4, […]
September 17, 2018

Prep 1 Blog #1 – Week of September 10, 2018

Dear Prep 1 Families, Welcome to Prep 1!  I am so happy to have your child in my class.  I have a few requests for you to make our class fun and successful.  First, please have your child use the bathroom before the beginning of class.  Children are allowed to use the bathroom during class, but it can disrupt the […]
April 28, 2018

Prep 1 Blog #12 Week of April 23, 2018