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Music Instruction Music Instruction

Award-winning music lessons, ensembles, and group classes for aspiring musicians of all ages and skill levels — children, teens, and adults.

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Morning & Full Day Preschool programs with a child-centered, full, curriculum of creative specials like music, science, drama, Social and Emotional Learning and more!

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BOP STOP at The Music Settlement is Cleveland's premier listening room: an intimate, acoustically pristine performance venue with sweeping views of Lake Erie.

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Music & Movement

Hybrid PROGRAM

Ages: Birth - 2.5
Session Length: 10 Weeks

music-movement

Parent / caregiver and child participate in movement activities, singing and chanting.

The atmosphere is warm and informal, yet musically rich. Children enjoy all aspects of musical discovery.

10 week semesters

Course is 45 mins

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Session Day Time Campus Fee  
January 11, 2022 - March 15, 2022 Jan 11, 2022 - Mar 15, 2022 Tuesday 9:00am - 9:45am Off-Campus $185 Enroll
January 11, 2022 - March 15, 2022 Jan 11, 2022 - Mar 15, 2022 Tuesday 9:00am - 9:45am University Circle $185 Enroll
January 15, 2022 - March 19, 2022 Jan 15, 2022 - Mar 19, 2022 Saturday 9:00am - 9:45am University Circle $185 Enroll
January 15, 2022 - March 19, 2022 Jan 15, 2022 - Mar 19, 2022 Saturday 11:00am - 11:45am University Circle $185 Enroll
March 29, 2022 - June 07, 2022 Mar 29, 2022 - Jun 07, 2022 Tuesday 9:00am - 9:45am Off-Campus $185 Enroll
April 02, 2022 - June 11, 2022 Apr 02, 2022 - Jun 11, 2022 Saturday 9:00am - 9:45am University Circle $185 Enroll
April 02, 2022 - June 11, 2022 Apr 02, 2022 - Jun 11, 2022 Saturday 11:00am - 11:45am University Circle $185 Enroll
April 05, 2022 - June 07, 2022 Apr 05, 2022 - Jun 07, 2022 Tuesday 9:00am - 9:45am University Circle $185 Enroll

Faculty

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Lisa Koops, Ph.D.

Instructor, Arts for the Young

Lisa Huisman Koops, Ph.D., Music & Movement teacher, is also an associate professor of music education at Case Western Reserve University. She specializes in early childhood music, elementary general music, and world music education. Her research focuses on the vital role of the family in optimi... Expand

Lisa Huisman Koops, Ph.D., Music & Movement teacher, is also an associate professor of music education at Case Western Reserve University. She specializes in early childhood music, elementary general music, and world music education. Her research focuses on the vital role of the family in optimizing early childhood music development and education; additional research interests include international models for children’s music education with a focus on The Gambia, West Africa and inclusionary models of early childhood music education for children with disabilities. She holds a Bachelor of Music Education from Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan) and Master of Music and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Music Education from Michigan State University (East Lansing, Michigan).

Koops has taught general music in Zeeland (Michigan) Public Schools as well as early childhood music at Michigan State University’s Community Music School. She has presented research in the fields of music education, ethnomusicology, and liturgical music and has published articles in Journal of Research in Music Education, Research Studies in Music Education, Early Childhood Education Journal, Contributions to Music Education, Perspectives: the Journal of the Music and Movement Association, Music Educators Journal, Journal of Music Teacher Education, TRIAD, Audie, and The Hymn. Koops has also contributed chapters to the Oxford Handbook of Children’s Music Cultures (Oxford, 2012) and Learning from Young Children: Research in Early Childhood Music (Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2011).

Koops is the recipient of an ACES+ grant (2013), UCITE Nord Grant (2012), a Glennan Fellowship (2008), a Worldwide Learning Environment grant (2008), and two W. P. Jones Presidential Faculty Development awards (2010, 2012) at Case Western Reserve University. She won an “Excellence in Teaching” citation from Michigan State University (2006) and was a 2009 nominee for the CWRU Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Koops recently served as a consultant for The Cleveland Orchestra’s “Musical Neighborhoods” 3-year early childhood music initiative funded by PNC Bank’s Grow Up Great program and conducts workshops for early childhood and elementary teachers.

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