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CADSA Drop-In Groups

The MSU Community Music School and the Capital Area Down Syndrome Association (CADSA) have partnered to offer two monthly drop-in classes to CADSA members and members of the community.

Together...Let's Jam!
Designed for children, adolescents and adults who love rockin' out! Fast-paced and fun, participants play various drums, percussion instruments, microphones, dances, movement activities and guitars.
Generally meets the first Wednesday of every month from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Some of the music activities include:

  • Rock 'N' Roll Combo—playing instruments and singing rock 'n roll songs
  • This Mic's For You—everyone singing together and passing the microphone
  • We've Got Talent—individuals performing in front of the group
  • We've Got the Beat—drumming and playing the percussion instruments
  • Our Own Rhythms—creating interactive rhythms with partners
  • Time to Compose—working individually and as a group in songwriting
  • Let's Just Do It—creating instrumental and vocal improvisations

Crazy Action Songs
Children and adolescents participate in fun, active exercises designed to improve speech, fine/gross motor, memorization and academic skills.
Generally meets the second Wednesday of every month from 6-6:45 p.m.

Some of the music activities include:

  • Show Me the Way That You Bug-a-loo!
  • Dinosaur Stomp, Stomp, Stomp and Chomp, Chomp, Chomp!
  • How to Get From Here to There
  • Many Different Ways to Play the Sticks
  • Bear Hunt, Shark Song, and More!


CADSA Drop-In Groups Flier (PDF)

Classes are free for members of CADSA and $5 for non-members. If you wish to become a member, please visit www.cadsa.org/membership. Annual family membership with a child diagnosed with Down syndrome is $25. Other families can pay $30 for a supporting membership.

Please RSVP to Cindy Edgerton at edgerto3@msu.edu.

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