Kodály Camps

Rising Grades K-2

This camp serves as an introductory and continuing experience for students to develop their musical foundation and understanding through the Kodály methodology. Students will begin to foster their musical skills through songs, games, and creative activities! They will explore the foundation of musical literacy and aural skills by developing their singing voice, internalizing the beat, and experiencing musical comparatives (high vs. low notes, fast vs. slow tempos, etc.), as well as beginning notes and rhythms. Students will participate in a variety of activities that build their listening and singing skills through visual, aural, and kinesthetic experiences. Utilizing musical materials, classroom instruments, and body percussion, students will learn an array of songs in varying meters, tempos, and keys. Come experience the joy of music making at the Opus Kodály Camp!

Instructor: Melissa Rooklidge

Quick Facts:
Date: August 26-30
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Age: Rising grades K-2
Cost: $175/student

Have questions? Email Melissa Rooklidge at opusrooklidge@gmail.com.

Scholarships ARE available upon request based on financial need. Please email info@opusithaca.org for an application.
There is a $10 registration fee for families not already part of Opus Ithaca. Transportation is not provided.

Rising Grades 3-5

This camp is an opportunity for students to further their musical skills and understanding through songs, games, and creative activities! They will build upon their foundation of musical literacy and aural skills by continuing to develop their singing voice, incorporating solfège, and reading and writing a variety of notes and rhythms. Students will participate in a variety of activities that build their listening and singing skills through visual, aural, and kinesthetic experiences. Utilizing musical materials, classroom instruments, and body percussion, students will learn an array of songs in varying meters, tempos, and keys. Come experience the joy of music making at the Opus Kodály Camp!

Instructor: Melissa Rooklidge

Quick Facts:
Date: August 26-30
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Age: Rising grades 3-5
Cost: $175/student

Have questions? Email Melissa Rooklidge at opusrooklidge@gmail.com.

Scholarships ARE available upon request based on financial need. Please email info@opusithaca.org for an application.
There is a $10 registration fee for families not already part of Opus Ithaca. Transportation is not provided.