Contempo Kids is a composition curriculum created by Intersection. The goal is to get students writing and creating music and developing their unique musical voice. It focuses on music creation encouraging and guiding students to compose and create original works. While rooted in Western classical music, Contempo Kids explores other styles and musical expressions, notation and other methods of creation, tools and technology.
Through the curriculum, students will have a deeper understanding of musical components, intention, and communication. Students will have access to visiting composers and musicians from Intersection. Curriculum is designed for students of varying levels.
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We're excited to announce two Contempo Kids classes that we will be offering during Fall break at Casa Azafran
for Ages 9-14.
Sign up for one or both days (includes supplies & healthy snack)
Students will explore time, rhythm and pitch as a means to communicate a story or idea.
Students will explore texture and timbre as a means to communicate their own musical points of view.
For more details on curriculum, schedule, faculty and guest artists email email@example.com. These classes allows students in the community aged 9-14 the opportunity to explore music creation, work with visiting artists and discover new tools. This program is designed for students of varying levels. Click here to view the Fall Camp flyer.
Stay tuned for information on our Contempo Kids Spring Level 2 curriculum open to the community with after-school classes offered on Tuesdays at Trinity Presbyterian Church. This 12-week session is open to all students in the community aged 9-14 and allows kids the opportunity to explore music creation, work with visiting artists and discover new tools. The program builds upon Level 1 with further study of musical components and deepening knowledge of musical literacy. While attendance in Level 1 is suggested prior to participation in Level 2, it is not required. This program is designed for students of varying levels.
View our 2017 Summer Camp Gallery! Intersection is excited to announce a full day Contempo Kids summer camp open to all students in the community aged 9-14 at Tennessee State University June 4-8 from 8:30-3pm. This program is designed for students of varying levels. Tuition is $300 for the 1-week camp. Students will explore the elements of musical creation, work with visiting composers and musicians, use a variety of tools and musical instruments and will create their own original compositions. Reserve your spot today. Space is limited. You may pay the entire tuition of $300 now or you can hold your spot with $100. Full tuition is due one week before the camp begins. Some limited financial assistance is available. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details or with questions. Click here to view the June 2018 Summer Camp flyer.