Phoenix Musical Instrument Museum hosts programs for youth and adults

PHOENIX – The spotlight in the KTAR community this month is on the Phoenix Musical Instrument Museum and the classes it offers for youth and adults.

Three PNC sponsored programs are available for children of all ages, their guardians and early childhood educators at the museum near Tatum and Mayo boulevards.

One class taught at MIM is the Mini Music Makers program, which is designed for children and their guardians aged 0-5 to participate together where they can sing, dance, and explore music from around the world.

A separate program designed for ages 6-10 called Musical Adventures teaches young people about world cultures through music, instrument making and exploring the museum exhibits.

“Each month we will explore a region and a place, and during that time they will make music together, we will explore the galleries of MIM, and then they will make a musical instrument that they can take home and connect to. , of course, where we explored together, ”said Katie Palmer, education curator.

MIM also offers a program aimed at early childhood educators where, in 2 hour sessions, they will cover practical applications for music creation and examine the integration of the arts and

“We’re constantly evolving and constantly evolving, so nothing at MIM is static,” Palmer said.

“If you’ve been here once three months ago, there’s a good chance you will see something different if you were to walk through the doors today. “

More information on MIM’s programs, which are sponsored by PNC, can be found on the website.

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