This is the essential Music Together mixed age class, one that a child can attend from birth to age five—and through all nine song collections. This basic class follows the recommendations of child development researchers, grouping children of a variety of ages in one class. This approach fosters natural, family-style learning where 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 developmental level in singing, moving, chanting, listening, observing, or exploring musical instruments. We welcome the whole family to join in this important family music experience, and any caregiver—parents, grandparents, nanny—can bring the child(ren) to class.
Each semester includes:
- Weekly 45-minute classes teaching a new song collection every fall, winter and spring.
- New CDs each semester with the songs, rhythm chants, "play-alongs," tonal and rhythm patterns used in class.
- Beautifully illustrated songbook with family activities to enjoy at home.
- Parent education resources and online resources
- Music Together app for iphone or android
- PURE FUN with your child every week!
Music Together Summer
6-weeks of Music Together using one of the Summer Songs collections, which are compilations of some of the most-loved songs from Music Together's other nine collections.
UKULELE - small group
Why Uke? Because it's the perfect size for children and it's FUN. Kids learn songs they can play right from the very first class for a feeling of accomplishment. This can encourage practice at home and the desire to learn more songs! Skills learned in class strengthen musical aptitude and are easily transferable if they choose to pick up another instrument later.
Classes may involve games, singing, movement and rhythmic strumming as each class is geared to the individual child. Children will learn basic music theory, rhythmic notation and solidify pitch recognition as they learn to tune and to sing along with their instrument.
9 weekly 50 minute classes. Group classes up to 4 children max but when possible we prefer 2 children to allow for more individual attention. We try to match children of similar ages or abilities. Parents may stay or drop off the children. We encourage parents to bring a ukulele if staying!
Private classes can be purchased by contacting the director (especially recommended for children over 6 or who completed the beginner group class)
Tuition includes Songbook with an access code to online music to help with practicing at home.
*Not all classes are listed on our calendar as some children have been taking Ukulele with us for several semesters and we've created private classes for more advanced students. Group classes listed are usually for beginners.
Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to request private classes.
UKULELE Summer Strum BIG Kids
Small Group Classes designed for children ages 5 to 7. Class size 3 families max.
Private lessons for kids 5 to 10 years old.
Why Uke? Because it's the perfect size for children and it's FUN. Skills learned in class strengthen musical aptitude and are easily transferable if they choose to pick up another instrument later.
This class introduces kids to the Ukulele in a setting that is fun and relaxed. Classes involve singing, movement games, and even some drumming games to strengthen rhythmic skills. Over 6 weeks children will strengthen rhythmic skills and pitch recognition as they learn to tune and to sing along with their instrument.
Kids learn songs they can play right from the very first class for a feeling of accomplishment.
Uke it up and have some fun family sing-alongs this summer!
CONTACT US to set up group or private lessons.
Summer songs, imaginary play, dances and instrument play. Mixed-age family class.
In the style of our mixed age classes but with favorite songs & activities perfect to welcome the summer. Includes storybook sing-alongs, dancing, instruments and imaginary play. All ages welcome but geared to kids 0 to 5 with parent or caregiver. Classes are limited to 12 children but there is no limit on the grownup family members so the whole family is welcome!
Ukulele - Private Lessons
Private Ukulele lessons are recommended after the initial group class for most children and especially for kids 7 & up.
Contact Director for scheduling and availability or discuss which option is best for your child.
50 minutes - $45 per class