- “MUSICA IN CULLA” ® is an educational methodology that develops music, movement, interaction and communication, and expressive learning in very young children.
- MUSICA IN CULLA” ® practitioners: welcome and value each child, support development of relationships and autonomy, emotional expression, and self-esteem;
- Encourage all children to respond to music and acknowledge each child’s response;·
- Develop relationships in a playful and supportive setting;·
- Recognize that musical experience may contribute to cognitive and socio-emotional development in children;·
- Welcome contributions from many cultures and methodologies that complement and enhance open and communicative music interaction.·
- Are fluent in a variety of tonalities and meters, timbres and styles, presenting them with complexity, contrast, empathy, expressiveness and respect. ·
- Use fundamental tools of communication, such as the singing/chanting voice, expressive face and moving body.·
- Support development of healthy social and musical relationships between children, family, and community;·
- Strengthen relationships with children and use the language of music as ‘good daily practice’;·
- Is the music lesson as a ‘performance’ evolving for the contribution of all participants in a collective ‘circular’ experience.
Giving and receiving.
- Pays particular attention to teacher training, in the belief that the educational relationship with the child needs deep
pedagogical, sociological and psychological understanding , as well as musical.
- Recognize that musical communication using sound and silence and other forms of contrast in addition to familiar social communication models may offer deep opportunities for children to understand music and other forms of communication.