ExcellED Montessori Plus is a Montessori Preschool Daycare for infants through 6-year old that leverages innovative methods to personalize learning.
Music lessons with Ms. Vida, our music teacher. Ms. Vida has a Master’s degree in Music and co-founded Vivace Music Academy in 2000. She has served as the chair of the San Antonio Center of the National Piano Guild Auditions and the Royal American Conservatory of Examinations and was a trustee on the board of the San Antonio International Piano Competition. Vida currently works with the Musical Arts Center of San Antonio (MACSA), teaching piano, voice, and preschool music. She is also active as a staff accompanist for the San Antonio Independent School District. Music lessons are included as part of the tuition. #excelledmontessori 210.418.3288
Young children love a blend of music, movement, rhythm, and dance. … Music and movement together provide a lot many benefits to the social, mental and physical development in children. Moreover incorporating music and movement in early childhood education helps young children with social interaction and language growth.
What Children Learn from Being Exposed to Music
Research undertaken by a team of researchers in the 1990s showed that the exposure to music from early childhood onwards helps children to speak more clearly, develop a larger vocabulary, and strengthen social and emotional skills. The psychologist Howard Gardner already argued in 1983 that music intelligence is as important as logical and emotional intelligence. This is because music has the ability to strengthen the connection between the body and the brain to work together as a team. For instance, when dancing and moving to music, children develop better motor skills whereas singing along to a song helps them to practice their singing voice. In general, exposure to music supports children in their development process to learn the sound of tones and words. Read more at Importance of music at early childhood development