Prep 2 Blog

March 25, 2016

From Katie (Monday and Tuesday) We welcomed one another with the African-American partner dance and song Way Down Yonder in the School Yard The children then sang one of their favorite opening songs – The Telephone Song – which really displayed the progress they have made vocally, and their growing confidence as performers! We warmed up with Bubbles the Fish, and then the kids took […]
March 18, 2016

Week of March 18th/ Class # 6

Greetings, Prep 2 Families, Thank you for another great week of music-making! The children are well on their way to learning their repertoire for the Spring performances. We are happy and impressed by their progress and enthusiasm, and each class is such an action-packed and fun-filled hour that I am often amazed by how quickly it passes – so much […]
March 12, 2016

Week of March 11/ Class # 5

Greetings, Prep 2 Families, Thank you for another great week of music-making! Emily, Jazmine, and I are all having so much fun getting to know your kids, and are so impressed by their musical progress and enthusiasm for singing. Please continue to use the information below to reinforce practice and vocal development at home. From Katie (Monday and Tuesday) and Jazmine (5:00 […]
March 5, 2016

Week of March 4th/ Class # 4

Greetings, Prep 2 Families, Thank you for another great week of music-making! Emily, Jazmine, and I are all having so much fun getting to know your kids, and are so impressed by their musical progress and enthusiasm for singing. Please continue to use the information below to reinforce practice and vocal development at home. From Katie (Monday and Tuesday) and Jazmine (5:00 […]
February 27, 2016

Week of February 26th/ Class # 3

Greetings, Prep 2 Families, Thank you for another great week of music-making! The children are doing a great job learning their songs for the spring concert, and we are having so much fun dancing, playing and learning so many important musical concepts! The terms is off to a great start! Please continue to use the information below to reinforce practice […]
February 13, 2016

Week of February 12th/ Class # 2

Greetings, Prep 2 Families! Thank you for another lovely week of singing and music-making in Prep 2! It is great to see so many smiling children, singing their hearts out, and making friends in a musically-enriching environment. We all feel very fortunate to be teaching such enthusiastic children! Please remember that next week we are off for Ski Week, and […]
February 6, 2016

Week of February 5th/ Class # 1

Greetings, Prep 2 Families! We had such a lovely first week of Prep 2 Classes here at Cantabile! I have reports of much singing, dancing, and learning, and it was a pleasure to see so many smiling faces, making music together! Please read the updates below, one from Jazmine (Thursday 5:00 Prep 2), and Katie (Monday and Tuesday Prep 2), and […]
November 13, 2015

Week of November 13th/ Class # 10

Greetings Prep 2 Families, Many thanks from Jazmine and myself for another great week of rehearsing in Prep 2 Chorus! Our December recital is getting closer, and you are all doing a lovely job preparing for it. Trivia Question: In honor of our fun new dance from Antarctica, The Penguin Dance, how many species of penguins are there in the world? Please note: All Prep 1 and 2 classes […]
November 6, 2015

Week of Nov 6th/ Class # 9

Greetings Prep 2 Families, Many thanks from Jazmine and myself for another great week of rehearsing in Prep 2 Chorus! Our December recital is getting closer, and you are all doing a lovely job preparing for it. Trivia Question: This week, we learned how to say the word “peace,” in a number of different languages. Do you remember all the words, and their countries of origin? See below […]
October 31, 2015

Week of October 30/ Class # 8

Greetings Prep 2 Families, Many thanks from Jazmine and myself for another great week of rehearsing in Prep 2 Chorus, which involved some pretty spooky singing! Rehearsal Overview This week we opened our rehearsal with two of our favorite welcoming activities, How D-ya Dootee, and I Let Her Go-Go. The singers then displayed how much their voices have developed this semester by improvising their own “ghost sounds” with […]