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JSO Community Music School
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Early Childhood Music Classes

**Session is 13 weeks in duration.**
**Fee for 13 week session is $156 per student.**
**Parental participation is required.**
All classes held at the JSO, downtown Jackson, 215 W. Michigan Ave.

About our instructor:

Jackie Livesay holds a Bachelor of Music degree at Westminster Choir College and a Master of Music degree from the University of Michigan. Both degrees are in Church Music with Organ as the principle instrument. She also obtained a Master of Arts in Education degree from Spring Arbor University.

Additional training includes certification in Levels I, II, and III Orff-Schulwerk, Level I Certification in Music Learning Theory (Edwin Gordon), and completion of Education through Movement (Phyllis Weikart).

Livesay currently is the Minister of Children’s Music and Organist at First United Methodist Church, Jackson, as well as serving as Orff Music Director at First Presbyterian Church, Jackson. She has directed Jackson Chorale Children’s Choir for the past five years.

Ms. Livesay is a retired Jackson Public Schools elementary music educator. She received the JPS Outstanding Elementary Educator Award in 2001. In addition to public school teaching and church music ministries, she has also taught pre-school music, college classes, and private organ and piano lessons.


Information regarding the benefits and philosophy of Music Learning Theory is available through the Jackson Symphony Orchestra. 

For information and registration, please contact Liz DeLano at the JSO CMS 782-3221 ext. 118 or by email at Liz.DeLano@JacksonSymphony.org.

Classes subject to minimum enrollment

JSO Community Music School
Programs --- Faculty --- Calendar --- Registration