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Explore the colorful and creative world of the arts in this fast-paced and energetic class for preschoolers. Each week children will sing songs, play instruments, dance, and use their imagination to begin their journey in the arts. Class activities flow from a poem, story or book and often lead into unexpected learning moments!
Health & Safety Measures: All CCAC Staff, Teachers, and Participants must follow CCAC’s Covid-19 Preparedness Measures and Requirements for Participation when attending class in-person.
Amy Dennison recently retired from her position as the Director of Education, Associate Director for Preparatory & Community Engagement for the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) at the University of Cincinnati. During her 20 year tenure at UC she held the positions of Program Manager, Director, Director of Education and Assistant Dean. She is the co-author of “One Voice – Music and Stories in the Classroom.” Primarily a woodwind specialist, Ms. Dennison plays many classical, folk, traditional and electric instruments in a variety of ensembles. As a Person with Parkinsons, she knows the healing benefits that music can bring to others. She is active with the Cincinnati Music & Wellness Coalition and the Arts in Healing program here in Cincinnati. Both programs emphasize live experiences with the arts as a way to support the healing process. In her work as a Teaching Artist, Amy has two passions: creating accessible pathways that encourage music making for all and to stimulate curiosity, creativity and sustainability through recycled instrument making. Amy received her Bachelor of Music Education from Eastern Michigan University and her Master of Music from Michigan State University and a Master of Music Education from CCM.