Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Music provides a unique opportunity for literacy preparation



Ms.Aminata  helps a student to perform music
School pupils enjoy music performances

‘Music provides a unique opportunity for literacy preparation,” said by Elizabeth Walton while distributing certificates for the students those completed the music course given by Ms.Aminata ALENSKAYA and Beatrice LARAT.BELLIOT in SEVAI Shanthi school recently in school premises. Teaching Music in SEVAI Shanthi Matriculation Higher Secondary School for pupils had been undertaken as pilot extracurricular activities. Ms.Aminata ALENSKAYA, Certified by Tchaikovsky conservatory of Music, Moscow & University Sorbonne, Paris volunteered to teach music to pupils of SEVAI Shanthi School on voluntary basis in February 2013. Ms.Aminata ALENSKAYA selected 13 students of this school and gave piano classes working closely with the pupils in small groups to help them as much as possible with music as a rewarding and satisfying project of the volunteering service of Ms.Aminata.Beatrice LARAT.BELLIOT trained these pupils in singing and the outcome was very appreciated by one and all in the School. On completion of the course, Mrs. Elizabeth Walton, President, Objectif France-Inde distributed Music preliminary course completion certificate to those students completed the music course in the school given by Ms.Aminata ALENSKAYA and Beatrice LARAT.BELLIOT. Mrs.B.Chitra, the Principal of SEVAI Shanthi Matriculation Higher Secondary School in her vote of thanks address mentioned, “Playing instruments and adding movement to the lessons teaches children about sequential learning which is essential in reading comprehension, music is a more potent instrument than any other for education .Music trains the brain for higher forms of thinking; musical training permanently wires a young mind for enhanced performance. Music can be described as a sport. Learning to sing and keep rhythm develops coordination. Music is an art form; every child requires an artistic outlet, child’s vehicle of expression”. The School principal B.Chitra appreciated the voluntary services of Ms.Aminata ALENSKAYA and Beatrice LARAT.BELLIOT and dignitaries headed by Mrs. Elizabeth Walton. Govin

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