FALL/SPRING MUSIKGARTEN CLASSES

Family Music for Babies & Toddlers

Ages 6 months to 3 years & caregiver, 30 minutes

Children explore and experiment with the world of sound more on their own. These "learners in constant motion" get to sing, chant, move, dance, listen and play simple instruments.

Materials include a fun box with CD, parent guidebook and instrument.


Cycle of Seasons

Ages 3 to 4 & caregiver, 45 minutes

This class is a musical celebration of the four seasons! Classes capitalize on the child's delight in dramatic play within the musical context including songs, movement activities, exploration of instruments and imaginative stories for children to make their own.

Materials include a CD, animal card games, and parent guidebook.


Music Makers at Home

Ages 4 to 5, 60 minutes

This is a year-long class designed to give each child a solid music making foundation by training the ear, coordinating body and voice, dramatizing folk tales, establishing foundation for music literacy, expanding listening capabilities, building self-discipline and social skills, promoting independent and group involvement, and building skills that impact all academic learning. Parents join for the last 15 minutes.

Materials include: 4 color posters/folders containing CD, parent guidebook, games, and activity sheets.


Music Makers Around the World

Ages 5 to 6, 60 minutes

This is a year-long class with a focus on singing, ear training, playing instruments, ensemble work and creative movement. Children will have more focus on writing and reading music. Parents join for the last 15 minutes.

Materials include: 4 color posters/folders containing CD, parent guidebook, games, and activity sheets.


Making Music at the Keyboard

Ages 6 to 9, 60 minutes

This is an introductory method for groups of young beginners. Featuring a variety of activities that lay the foundation for success at the keyboard and building on songs children have come to love, this aural approach to music literacy provides a natural pathway to reading music both visually and with the ear. Parents join for the last 15 minutes. This curriculum is offered as a year long class beginning in September through May and is the perfect foundation for private piano lessons years.

Materials include: student book, game cards and parent book

  • Class enrollment is limited.  Register early.
  • VMA reserves the right to cancel any class ifthe minimum enrollment is not met.