group classes at opus 1 music studio

 

At Opus 1 Music Studio we offer several group class options that help you align the age and music interests for your budding musician. Our classes are taught by expert teachers who offer the highest standard of education for your child. Scroll below to see an overview of our group classes. Dates, times, and locations vary. 

Not sure what class is right for you? We're here to help! You can chat directly on our website, email us at  info@musicopus1.com or call us at either of our locations. 

Mountain View: (650) 625.9955
Palo Alto: (650) 384.6848


Fall Group Classes 2018


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Music for Young Children (MYC): Sunshine

For ages 3-4 years

Our MYC Sunshine class is a keyboard program for ages 3-4 and the starting point of the MYC® Method, building their foundation in music reading and playing the piano. Students experience movement through beats and rhythms, as well as developing their fine motor skills with rhythm instrument ensemble playing. Children start learning the geography of the piano and note-reading through our MYC Critters (and their stories that children can relate to). By the end of the Sunshine program (after 36 weeks), children are able to play their first scale (C Major) and are reading from the staff.  Once a child has finished Sunshine, they are ready to move onto Sunbeam.

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Music for Young Children (MYC): Sunbeams

For ages 5-6 years

Sunbeams is the entry point of the MYC® Method for ages 5-6. They are first introduced to piano geography and rhythms through our MYC Critters to help set their foundation of music knowledge and education; however, the pace of learning for these Sunbeams matches their developmental stages. Vocabulary development is the focus for this age group- at this stage we introduce “big kid” terminology to introduce concepts, finger numbers, and keyboard geography.  Once a child has finished Sunbeam, they are ready to move onto Private Lesson.


Winter group classes 2018-2019


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Music Together

For ages 0-5 years

Music is a universal language.  It transcends boundaries and reaches beyond culture to touch the depths of our souls, express our common emotions, and inspire us all.  In our Music Together class, each child participates at his or her own developmental level in singing, moving, chanting, listening, observing, or exploring musical instruments. We welcome the whole family to join in this important family music experience, and any caregiver—parents, grandparents, nanny—can bring the child(ren) to class.

My Little Mozarts

My Little Mozarts

For ages 4-5 years

My Little Mozarts is a music program specifically designed for the preschool age group! This curriculum provides a balance between the discipline necessary for playing the piano and the enjoyment one receives from the process of music making. The course centers on the adventures of Beethoven Bear and Mozart Mouse™ as they learn about music.  Skills taught include keyboard performance, listening, pitch matching, keyboard technique, singing, rhythm, movement, and music appreciation. Children will play pieces at the piano

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My First Piano

For ages 5-7 years

My First Piano Group Class is a 12-week beginner piano class specifically designed for students with no musical experience. Students will learn to play simple tunes on the piano. Each lesson will include solfege singing, keyboard playing, note reading, rhythm ensembles, ear training and homework. The goal of the class is to prepare students to continue with private lessons. 

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My Opus Choir

For ages 5-10 years

My Opus Choir (Ages 5-10) is a 12-week program. Students join together to sing traditional and popular songs in this vocal group for children. While being encouraged to "tell the story of the songs" through expression, students will learn basic music theory, learn to breathe properly, match pitches, and grow their confidence and stage presence. No experience necessary, just a love of singing! My Opus Choir performs at the Opus 1 Holiday Party and Recitals.

 

Still not sure which class is right for you? Contact us!

Mountain View: (650) 625.9955
Palo Alto: (650) 384.6848

info@musicopus1.com