Programs, Classes & Private Lessons

Rhymes and Rhythms

For ages 4 and 5

The developmental approach and small class size encourage young children to develop clear, expressive speech and confident communication.The class atmosphere is supportive and dynamic, allowing both shy and confident children an opportunity to learn and grow.

Children develop a love of literature as they explore “rhymes and rhythms” of nursery rhymes and poetry, responding to the literature physically, vocally and imaginatively through movement, storytelling and choral speaking. Drama games and role play activities stimulate the imagination, and promote problem solving and self esteem as children work collaboratively within the group.

60-minute classes (14 weeks fall semester, 12 weeks winter semester). Students enrolling in the fall semester can continue to develop their skills in the winter semester; we offer priority registration to continuing students. New students are welcome to enroll in the winter semester, space permitting.

Instructors: Susan Duska, Becky Richards


CourseCRNInstructorDayDateTimeRoomFee
Rhymes and Rhythms (4 yrs)CRN 1339BeckySundayFeb 5 - May 14, 201710 - 11 a.m.EC1140$275
Rhymes and Rhythms (4 yrs)CRN 1341BeckyWednesdayFeb. 1 - May 10, 20174:30 - 5:30 p.m.EC1130$275
Rhymes and Rhythms (4 - 5 yrs)CRN 1340SusanTuesdayFeb. 7 - May 9, 20171:30 - 2:30 p.mED0320$275
Rhymes and Rhythms (4 - 5 yrs)CRN 1343SusanTuesdayFeb. 7 - May 9, 201710:30 - 11:30 a.m.ED0320$275
Rhymes and Rhythms (5 yrs)CRN 1342BeckySundayFeb. 5 - May 14, 201711 a.m. - noonEC1140$275
Rhymes and Rhythms (5 yrs)CRN 1344BeckyWednesdayFeb. 1 - May 10, 20175:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.EC1130$275

12 classes

Schedule subject to change.

For information about our group classes, including answers to frequently asked questions, please visit our Navigating the Speech Arts Program page.
Registration Students continuing from the fall semester: Register by phone or in person before December 9, 2016 to guarantee your spot in the class (same day, time, and instructor) in which you are currently enrolled. 

Students continuing from the fall semester who wish to switch classes may register in phone or in person from December 12 - 20, 2016. 

New student and on-line registration begins January 3, 2017.

*Heavy call volumes may be experienced when the registration period first opens.

Room LocationsRoom numbers designated with the "EC" prefix are located in the Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning building, on the east side of the main campus.  The EC building is connected to the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts.

Room numbers designated with the ED prefix are located in the Conservatory building, the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts.  The Taylor Centre is located on the east side of the main campus and can be recognized by its distinctive orange roof.

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