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Music at Abintra

"Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent." Victor Hugo
When music and movement are a natural joyous part of childhood, children benefit greatly in many areas of life. Language development, self expression, memory skills, concentration, social interaction, fine motor skills, listening, problem solving, teamwork, goal setting, and coordination are all impacted by early music and movement education. Here at Abintra our music guide Kari Buishas joyously inspires our younger students. Two days a week Kari works with small groups of Early Childhood students, instructing the use of the Montessori Bells and teaching Musikgarten.
The Montessori Bells are a beautiful set of perfectly tuned bells in the Major scale, designed to provide a sensorial means for children to increase the acuity of their auditory perceptions. Students start by understanding high and low sounds and then begin different matching games. There are nine sequential lessons…