✪ MUSIC CLASSES ✪

Our teachers are local musicians and parents who love jamming with kids and celebrating music and community. Our music classes build on your child's natural enthusiasm for music and movement.

 
 

LITTLE KIDS CLASSES

Music Together® for Babies with Michelle

Ages 0-9 mos

New Family $305
Returning Family $295
Sibling $155

This one-semester class was created especially for families with infants under nine months old. That’s right: It’s never too early to start our music classes! Maybe you’ve noticed that your baby responds when you play a song in the car or sing to soothe him. Babies are naturally musical—and you don’t have to be a great singer or dancer yourself to nurture their love of music. In this music class for babies, your Music Together® teacher will show you how you can support your baby’s music development through simple and fun activities. You’ll learn lots of musical ways to connect with your little one through music, and you’ll bond with the other new parents in your class, too. CD, download code and Songbook are included!

 

Music Together® with Anath, Pete, or Stephen

Ages 0 mos - 4 years

New Family $305
Returning Family $295
Sibling $155

The Music Together program is an internationally respected, research based program and will provide your child with the basic musical skills needed to enjoy school and social musical activities, and to study an instrument should he or she choose to do so. It is our essential Music class, one that a child can attend from birth through age four through all nine song collections. This basic class follows the recommendations of child development researchers —grouping children of a variety of ages because this fosters natural, family-style learning. Younger children enjoy watching and imitating older ones; older children learn by leading younger ones; and adults are happy because the children in the family can go to class together. Each child participates at his or her own level in singing, moving, chanting, listening, watching, or exploring musical instruments. 45-minute music classes include songs, rhythmic rhymes, movement, and instrument play. These activities are presented as informal, non-performance-oriented musical experiences—developmentally appropriate for children and easy for parents and caregivers—regardless of their own musical ability. CD, download code and Songbook are included!

 

Canta y Baila Conmigo™ with Anath

Ages 0 mos - 4 years

New Family $305
Returning Family $295
Sibling $155

Take a journey into Spanish language and its cultures through the magical world of music. With Canta y Baila Conmigo you and your child will be transported as you sing, dance and play to the irresistible sounds and rhythms of Spnish speaking countries. Canta y Baila Conmigo is a unique curriculum with dual, complementary goals of music education and language immersion. Designed for beginners and native speakers alike, Canta y Baila Conmigo creates a playful, interactive atmosphere where language learning is integrated naturally and organically in the musical experience. Canta y Baila Conmigo classes are conducted entirely in Spanish by experienced teachers/musicians. Each semester features a collection of carefully selected folk classics, familiar children's songs, and new adaptations of traditional songs and rhymes. Along with the take-home CD, families receive a songbook containing Spanish lyrics, sheet music, cultural notes and an English Language Supplement for families learning Spanish.

 

BIG KIDS CLASSES

 

4s and 5s Jam Session with Stephen

Ages 4&5

New Family $305
Returning Family $295
Sibling $155

Too big for Music Together, but your 4 and 5 year olds love to sing, dance, play instruments and improvise songs? We will sing old favorites and learn new ones, dance to familiar rhythms and diverse styles, learn the basics of drums, piano, guitar and ukulele, and create our own compositions. This class is drop-off with a concert on the last day! 

 

Beats, Keys and Harmony with Mary and Tyler

Kindergarten-3rd grade
Grown-up participation suggested but not required, younger siblings welcome with adults. 

New Family $305
Returning Family $295
Sibling $155

A dynamic overview of music-making and composition that gets the whole family involved.  Each week we will explore a different keyword such as beat, melody, and harmony via a range of vocal songs & exercises, movement, listening games and instrument play.  Adults and children will take an active role in leading songs and playing parts in the ensemble.  Together we will build a song book and even invent songs of our own! Mary reminds the grown-ups in her "Big Kids" classes that music is inherent in ALL OF US and it’s never too late to nurture our aptitude and connection to music.  So please: sing, wail, dance! This is a safe space for you and your child to explore the joy and freedom of music-making!

 

Ukulele with Mary and Tyler

2nd-5th grade
Grown-up participation suggested but not required

New Family $305
Returning Family $295
Sibling $155

For kids eager to learn a string instrument, the ukulele is fun and accessible way to begin. We will learn fingerings of basic chords and strumming patterns. As confidence grows we will incorporate sing-alongs of favorite tunes.  We officially start at 2nd grade, however, if you have 1st graders who are eager to learn ukulele we welcome you to sign up and attend the classes as active participants with your children.  The fingerings can be difficult for smaller hands, so having parent aids is hugely beneficial (and fun!) for the class.  Plus you will have the unique experience of learning an instrument with your child. 

 

Broadway performer and bandleader Mary Knapp introduces voice for 3rd through 5th graders. Together we will explore vocal play and improvisation with an emphasis on self expression. We will incorporate dramatic play, movement, chants, songs and use of rhythm/instruments to tap into all the functions of the voice. Students are also encouraged to bring and share pieces of their own.  

Developing the Voice with Mary

Ages 3rd-5th grade
drop off

New Family $305
Returning Family $295
Sibling $155