About the music project / curriculum within the Montessori IQ Corner, Tuzla

The music education curriculum of six to nine months is designed to provide the students the basic music education, build good music foundations for possible further music education and advancement.  The target group of the programme includes children in the age of six. Through the music education curriculum, the children will relaxedly complete the programme without fear and negative grades.  The programme stimulates, orients and encourages students to work and research music; they will be rewarded with a certificate, which they will be very proud of.

The Montessori IQ Music Lab presents a contemporary approach to development of musical abilities for pre-school children. It is the first and only music education programme in this region.  Music activities are respected in the same way as any form of learning and the teacher supports and encourages the child’s efforts in music.  Music education includes three curriculums; each of them provides listening to music, music literacy and Orff music pedagogy.

Music education programme, within the private pre-school institution the Montessori IQ Corner Tuzla, includes all types of skills of a beginner to be developed in this phase. This understands feeling for rhythm, voice and body control, playing, singing, punctuality and quality of tones and fundamentals of music perception. The programme will be available through different modules, in both, Bosnian and English languages.

Primary goals of the project include:

To influence the development of children’s music culture;

To serve as an additional resource in education and culture within the pre-school institution and local community;

To provide children an opportunity to stimulate their music abilities, through understanding and appreciation;

To advance music and art knowledge of children in the age of six, in the local community and environment.

Main tasks of the project include:

Arousing interest and developing love for music and musical expression.

Preparing students for independent and successful musical expression through voice, body or an instrument.

Enabling children to play or sing, up to a certain level.

Orienting children towards observation, memorising and reproduction of lyrics.

Developing listening skills with the aim to achieve stability in rhythmic performance.

Stimulating sensory sensitivity of pupils and ability to analyse pieces of music.