SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Wittenberg University’s Center for Musical Development (CMD) is offering winter music classes for children and adults.
Ensemble Playing I, II and III for Children will meet from 5-7 p.m. every Friday between Feb. 2 and March 2. Students must know the literature from Suzuki Violin Book 1. Ensemble Class 1 teaches the children how to play together. Ensemble II will add simple harmonies and dynamics. Ensemble III is for the student playing the Minuets in Suzuki Book I and requires some reading skills.
Beginning Piano for Kids in grades K-2 will meet from 4:15–5 p.m. on eight Fridays from Jan. 19 through March 9. Children will learn to read music and musical notation, find keyboard landmarks and play rhythms for the first time in a group setting. Students will play music of increasing challenge in a state-of-the-art piano lab.
Voice Class for High School and Adults will meet from 7:30–8:15 p.m. every Tuesday for eight weeks beginning Jan. 16. Students will learn how to sing properly, including diction and warm-up exercises.
CMD also offers private instruction in piano, string instruments, wind instruments and Suzuki Violin.
All classes meet in Krieg Hall on the Wittenberg University campus. For more information or to register for classes, call the CMD office at (937) 327-7050.
By: Phyllis Eberts