Dedicated to
Musical Discovery

Rythmique Music School is dedicated to providing a vibrant environment for musical discovery to the Salt Lake Valley community.

Located in Sugar House, the school offers private cello lessons for serious students at any age and level, and group classes in Dalcroze Eurhythmics (musicianship through movement) for ages 3-12. Scholarships are available.

At Rythmique, learning is focused on developing musicianship and nurturing a deeper sense of connection with self, others, and the musical language.

mira Larson

"Mira Larson is an accomplished cellist and the only certified teacher of Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the state of Utah. A labor of love, Rythmique Music School is where she mostly shares her wonder for music, love of movement, and expertise with children ages 3 through mature adults. She also performs as a cellist around Salt Lake City and across the states. Having been raised in a Belgian-American family, Mira offers instruction in English and French.”

Student Experiences

Student Experiences

"Mira is an exceptional teacher and musician! She provides a complete music education, emphasizing not only instrumental skills but also movement, singing, aural skills, and rhythm and note reading. She is absolutely wonderful with children, and our son adores her—he really looks forward to his lesson each week! Mira’s disciplined and supportive approach enables rapid progress, which is extremely motivating."

Catherine M., parent of a cello student

Student Experiences

"I didn’t get chance to participate in the class, but Alex had lots of fun and really enjoyed movements with the rhythm. Thank you very much for the wonderful experience!”

Xiaoqing T., parent of Dalcroze Eurhythmics student

Ithaca Suzuki Institute 2020

Student Experiences

"Thank you so much for the online Dalcroze classes as a part of the Suzuki gathering. I am totally and completely new to Dalcroze, but was certainly engaged and, by the end, impressed with what the kids had learned. Please put us on your mailing list if you are going to offer any online classes.”

Sarah R., parent of Dalcroze Eurhythmics student

Virtual Suzuki Gathering 2020

Student Experiences

"I thought you did a wonderful job teaching Dalcroze over zoom! Once my kids caught on to your style of teaching, they both really enjoyed the class and looked forward to it every day. The songs were catchy and we’ve been singing them all day!  I hope we get to meet you in person next year!”

Maureen R., parent of two Dalcroze Eurhythmics students

Ithaca Suzuki Institute 2020

FAQ

Where can I rent or buy a cello?

When you start lessons, I will help you find a cello to rent or buy. This is your preference. Several shops count rental fees towards an instrument purchase, and I most often work with Peter Prier & Sons Violins. For more information, please see the resources page.

Do you teach adults?

Yes! I enjoy teaching students at any age and level who demonstrate commitment and a desire to learn and progress.

Should I start my child on instrument lessons, or Dalcroze Eurhythmics?

I have found that children who start their training with Dalcroze classes make exponentially faster progress once they begin learning an instrument. With musical concepts in place, these students often are motivated practicers.

Classes

Which one is right for me?

Private cello lessons

all ages

Private instruction for beginner through advanced levels.

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Dalcroze Eurhythmics 1

4-6 year olds

The instructor uses movement, rhythm games, songs, and stories as keys to exploring musical concepts.

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Dalcroze Eurhythmics 2

5-7 year olds

Building on DE 1, or as an entry point, this class reviews and refines musical concepts of DE1. New rhythms and concepts are added.

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Dalcroze Eurhythmics 3

8-11 year olds

A joyful space for accelerated musical learning on a deep level, this class is geared towards students who play an instrument and are familiar with at least basic musical notation.

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Dalcroze Eurhythmics in French

various ages

variable class offerings

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resources

MUSICAL EXPERIENCES
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DALCROZE SOCIETY of AMERICA
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INSTRUMENT RESOURCES
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