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Early Years Music: a playful Kodály approach

with Zoe Greenhalgh

This is a two part course via Zoom packed with information, ideas & resources to increase confidence & knowledge of music making & singing with babies & young children from 0-5 years of age.

Part One: Tuesday 10 November 7:30pm - 9pm or Sunday 15 November 10am - 11:30am

Part Two: Tuesday 17 November 7:30pm - 9pm or Sunday 22 November 10am - 11:30am

£20 per person for both parts

(Attendance at both part one and part two is essential)

Who is it for?

Anyone who works, or intends to work with this age group & wants to develop their understanding and skills

~ no musical expertise necessary.  

What will you gain from the training events?

  • information, ideas & resources
  • increased confidence through a better understanding of how to use singing games & rhymes to support musical & holistic development with links to the EYFS framework.
  • the development of knowledge, skills & understanding re:-

~ selecting quality songs & rhymes

~ planning, structure & delivery of music sessions

~ using songs & rhymes appropriately for different age groups including babies    

Comments from previous sessions:

"Interactive and fun for all"   "Full of ideas I can take away with me"

"Very inspiring and encouraging"   "Really useful and thought provoking"

Zoe Greenhalgh is an early childhood music educator, author, consultant and researcher with wide experience of working with babies, children, parents, carers and educators in early years and community settings.  Well known for her work in the North West, Zoe also enjoys a national reputation as a consultant, workshop provider and author; her book “Music and Singing in the Early Years” (Routledge 2018) has been well received.  Zoe is a Course Director for the Certificate for Music Educators: Early Childhood (CME:EC) at the Centre for Research in Early Childhood (CREC) and an Associate Tutor in Early Years Education at Edge Hill University.  She is also Early Childhood Tutor for The British Kodály Academy.

The links below will allow you to book both parts. If there are any variations please email earlyyears@takeart.org to discuss.

If the fee is preventing you from attending please get in touch by emailing  earlyyears@takeart.org by Tuesday 3 November

Bookings close midday on Friday 6 November