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March 2018

The Science, Art and Psychology of Musical Play Workshop Series – Workshop 2

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hao Room, Te Hāpua (Halswell Library),
341 Halswell Road, Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand
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WORKSHOP 2 – THE ART OF MUSICAL PLAY Thursday 15th March, 7pm – 9pm, with Julie Wylie Musical play is the child’s first language and is a natural part of the life and culture of children. It opens up an imaginative, magical world of possibilities. Sensory musical play helps children to listen, express, feel, move and develop a strong sense of self in relation to others. It structures the moment, helping children to make sense of their world. Musical play…

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The Science, Art and Psychology of Musical Play Workshop Series – Workshop 3

March 19 @ 7:00 pm
Boardroom, South Library,
66 Colombo Street, corner Hunter Terrace and Colombo Street, Christchurch, Canterbury
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WORKSHOP 3 – THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MUSICAL PLAY Monday 19th March, 7pm – 9pm, with Julie Wylie Music is a vital part of our humanity and is an intuitive, expressive language of the emotions. Musical play activates every part of the brain and promotes healthy brain growth and development. Musical play helps develop emotional, musical connections. It supports non-verbal and verbal communication, providing a powerful means of communication for children with special needs. It brings everyone together in the moment…

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July 2018
$5 - 10

EXTRA SESSIONS ADDED! – THIS IS THE WAY WE SING AND PLAY – KidsFest 2018: 9.30am, 10.30am (sold out) & 11.15am

July 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Upper Riccarton Library Learning Centre Rooms,
71 Main South Road, Sockburn, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Due to popular demand, we have added 9.30am and 11.15am sessions! Join the Julie Wylie Musical Play team at Upper Riccarton Library at this interactive musical event for parents, grandparents, caregivers and children aged 2-4 (younger and older children are welcome to attend). You’ll enjoy a range of musical play activities which promote singing, listening, moving and playing. Children and adults will have great fun together, as they respond musically with props such as the parachute, rainbow ring and organza.…

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$5 - 10


July 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Mount Pleasant Community Centre,
3 Mccormacks Bay Rd, Christchurch, 8081 New Zealand
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This is an interactive jazz concert for children aged 3-8 years (younger children are welcome) featuring wonderful musicians from the Julie Wylie Musical Play team. Come along and join Julie Wylie, Sam Gauntlett, Sarah Marra, Toby Buckner and other jazz musicians, to enjoy songs such as Julie’s “Blues Train”, “Teddy Bear Blues” and “Fire Engine”, as well as other favourites including “Summertime”, “It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing” and “The Girl from Ipanema”. This is…

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