The workshop aims to allow children to acquire musical skills by learning the instruments, singing, and listening to music. It also helps the children develop their cognitive skills by discovering various sounds; it improves their motor skills and enhances their learning ability. Musical activity is a great way to stimulate different brain areas, contributing to developing a wide range of skills: listening, memory, concentration, and thought organization. Furthermore, the calming effect of music promotes better emotional control for kids while encourages their creativity and artistic expression.
“When I am in the music class, I feel happy, calm, and relaxed. I also feel great energy inside of me!” expressed Joury, a pupil of the EB5 class.
Yasmine and Mohammed are delighted over these moments when they sing with their peers at the Jonah center. For a moment, they can get away from the harsh reality that surrounds them.