Students will make their own Maracas and then sing along with Lianne and her daughter Mary Jane to learn more about rhythm, movement and tone.
|Grade Suitability||Pre-K to Grade 1|
|Maximum Class Size||N/A|
|Material Required||Cereal (or rice), toilet paper roll (or container without a lid), tape|
|Language of Instruction||English|
Lianne Cranfield debuted in professional musical theatre at age 9 as the lead in Hamilton Theatre Inc’s production of Annie. She studied piano with the Royal Conservatory of Music, as well as courses in guitar and voice. An accredited teacher with a Master's of Education, Lianne devoted major research to studying the multiple benefits of early exposure to music on human development. This lead her to design an early childhood curriculum for schools throughout Ontario. Lianne has taught vocal lessons for the past 10 years and performs regularly. She was nominated as the Entertainment Ambassador for the City of Hamilton and now calls Whitehorse her home.