My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Vivace Youth Chorus of San Jose, San Jose, CA, USA
My son has been participating in Vivace Youth Chorus for 3 years. He started out in the Rising Notes class, which is a wonderful musical experience for young children ages 4-6yrs. Through musical games and songs, he developed his ear and learned rhythm sense. He was having so much fun he didn't even realize he was learning! When he was 6 he moved into the Preparatory Choir, where he began to learn repertoire for performance, as well as music theory. The music theory is taught through the use of games, so again, the kids aren't even aware they are learning. Peggy, the director of the Prep Choir is masterful at making learning really fun and interactive. The kids just love to sing with her, and she is extremely upbeat and positive, just the perfect set of skills for young children. At age 7, he moved into the Intermediate Choir, where the lessons were a little longer and expectations greater. My son now sings on key and is learning music notation and relative pitch. I've been so impressed with how rich this experience offers him. Now, my younger child is in Rising Notes and will begin Prep in January. I highly recommend Vivace Youth Chorus for children of all ages who are interested in a well-rounded and fun choral music experience.