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Classical KUSC - Creative Kid Central

By Conny Coon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Classical music radio station hooks kids with cool tools.

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age 5+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 5+

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age 5+

Perfect for all ages

I love it. It is perfect to develop knowledge about classic music, opera etc. in a very enjoyable way for children.

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Kids say (2 ):

Aside from what’s taught in school, kids often get their music education from the latest videos on YouTube or the latest tween who’s singing on the Disney Channel. At KUSC’s website for kids, a more thorough exploration of the musical arts is provided, and it’s done in a manner kids will both understand and enjoy. The site makes good use of the medium and uses entertaining and interactive ways to introduce some pretty complicated musical concepts. Artful animation and playful music bring opera, chamber music, and symphony to a child’s level and engages them. An interactive Hansel & Gretel opera invites users to help with the production, all while watching the story (sung in English) unfold. As a wardrobe designer, they can change characters’ stage clothing or as a lighting technician, they can control spotlights. Visitors can also explore interactive games that teach about chamber and symphonic music or take a guided tour of a radio station and on-air studio. Who knows? A little time spent here may inspire a kid to add a bit of Debussy to that Disney.

Website Details

  • Genre: Music
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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