Montessori Mozarts is a newly developed music-enriched Montessori instruction. It provides a child-centered musical environment to facilitate development in all curriculum areas, while enabling the child to learn fundamental music skills. In the early years, when the foundation of musical knowledge is laid, it is important that the young child receive music daily. Music-enriched Montessori instruction incorporates the leading approaches and philosophies that influence early childhood music and movement in education today, and is sequenced to teach concepts of pitch, dynamics, duration, timbre, and form. It accents the positive while refining the young child’s listening, vocal, fine and gross motor skills. Musical concepts are taught at the child’s learning level and emphasis is placed on accuracy of basic skills to provide a solid foundation for further musical growth.
Creative movement develops individual expressiveness and coordination, while music skills are refined using group activities and hands-on Montessori materials.
Composing integrates aural and written skills and gives children a sense of ownership.
Lastly, rhythm ensemble develops coordination, beat, inner hearing, and nurtures self-confidence and communication skills. It builds a solid foundation of understanding and enjoyment of music while allowing the child to explore and develop his or her own strengths in a variety of musical areas.
The new Montessori Mozarts resource book with lesson plans and detailed step-by-step yearly curriculum also includes the easy to use sing along lesson plans. This music-enriched Montessori curriculum provides educators with the tools to boost confidence in teaching music to young children. Enrich a mind and imagine the possibilities as research results predict significantly higher academic achievement for Montessori Mozarts students.