Love to sing and dance with your little one? Discover ways to encourage self-expression and imaginative play with your child through music, movement, and stories led by Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artists. Our engaging and interactive signature program for children 6 months to 3 years old and their parents or caregivers stimulates young children’s intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development. Songs and experiences learned in class enhance your playtime at home.
By registering, you agree to our classes policy.
During the Winter term, 8 classes will be held on Saturdays, January 12 - March 2, 2013.
Classes are not interchangeable.
Participants can only attend their registered class.
Space is very limited and available on a first come, first served basis.
Tuition: $200 per 8-week session
With your registration you will receive:
Kofi Dennis is a graduate of the School of Performing Arts, University of Ghana, and studied early childhood and adolescent education at Komenda College, University of Cape Coast. He performs as half of the duo Anansegromma, presenting music, dance, drums, games, and stories. Dennis has been teaching creative drama at the Montessori School of Northern Virginia, Annandale, for the past 10 years and has been a Wolf Trap Teaching Artist since 1998. He co-created and performed for many years in Grandmother's Footsteps, an interactive children's performance at The Barns of Wolf Trap. Dennis is also a Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist who conducts Artsplay!™ and Baby Artsplay!™ as well as residencies in early-childhood classrooms. Since 2004, he has teamed up with the faculty of the World Children's Choir to present African drumming for concepts and for peace. His 3 daughters sing with the choir.
Sylvia Zwi worked as an educator in the state of New York for 5 years before she moved to the D.C. area. She worked in several different schools including the Stecher and Horowitz School of the Arts where she instructed young children in music. Upon arrival in D.C., she secured a job with the Levine School of Music in the Early Childhood Department. She has worked there both with the summer camp and in-house instructing "Exploring Music," "Exploring the Keyboard," and various singing games. She has also participated in the outreach programs of the Frederick Douglas Center, the Devereux Foundation, and FLOC. Originally from Brazil, Zwi speaks both Portuguese and English.
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