Class Descriptions / Fees


Baby Music - Thursdays 12:00pm - Ms L - Fall 2021 (Newborn to 16m)
30min class for Babies Newborn to 16m
Tuition:$215
Materials:$35
Total:$250


Baby / Toddler - Wednesdays 9:00am - Ms E - Fall 2021 (Newborn to 3.5 yrs)
30min class for Babies and toddlers
Tuition:$215
Materials:$35
Total:$250


Baby / Toddler - Wednesdays 11:30am - Ms L - Fall 2021 (Newborn to 3.5 yrs)
30min class for Babies and toddlers
Tuition:$215
Materials:$35
Total:$250


Baby / Toddler - Thursdays 9:30am - Ms L - Fall 2021 (Newborn to 3.5 yrs)
30min class for Babies and toddlers
Tuition:$215
Materials:$35
Total:$250


Baby / Toddler - Saturdays 10:00am - Ms S - Fall 2021 (Newborn to 3.5 yrs)
30min class for Babies and toddlers
Tuition:$215
Materials:$35
Total:$250


Cycle of Seasons - Wednesdays 9:45am - Ms E - Fall 2021 (3 - 4 yrs)
45min class for 3 & 4 yr olds
Tuition:$250
Materials:$45
Total:$290


Cycle of Seasons - Wednesdays 2:00pm - Ms L - Fall 2021 (3 - 4 yrs)
45min class for 3 & 4 yr olds
Tuition:$250
Materials:$45
Total:$290


Cycle of Seasons - Thursdays 10:30am - Ms L - Fall 2021 (3 - 4 yrs)
45min class for 3 & 4 yr olds
Tuition:$250
Materials:$45
Total:$290


Cycle of Seasons - Wednesdays 4:00pm - Ms L - Fall 2021 (3 - 4 yrs)
45min class for 3 & 4 yr olds
Tuition:$250
Materials:$45
Total:$290


Pre-Piano I - Thursdays 3:30pm - Ms L - Fall 2021 (4 -5 yrs)
60min class for 4 & 5 yr olds
 
The physical presence and participation of an adult (parenr or caregiver) at the Zoom class for the child's success and enjoyment of these distance learning classes.  The child needs the physical presence, human touch and companionshiup of an attentive, engaged adult.  The teacher cannot supply it in this, a distance learning setting.

The teacher will supply the information, the visuals and ideas and the ohysucak nidekubg,,,The companion adult will then in oerson, model absorbing the information, implement the visuals/ideas and mimic and partner the physical actions.


In The Music Garden, our Pre-piano I classes for 4.5 to 6 yr olds will have activities presented in a developmentally sound, playful manner.  The focus is on learning through process rather than performance.  The children love exploring music and instruments through their natural interest in the world around them.

Throughout the year, we will be doing a wide variety of hands-on activities, designed to build a strong musical foundation through:
    Drumming and percussion instrument play
    Developing the singing voice
    Movement, both creative and structured
    Building the necessary listerning skills to lead to long-term success in instrumental studylearning     Beginning the process of learning about orchestral instruments
    First steps in reading music
    The stories, soungs and sounds from the world of nature in four environments:
       My Home Place, Woodlands, Cattail Marsh, and Meadow

Home materials include 4 CDs and digital download codes, posters/folders, instrument pages and notattion game cards.  These will be shipped to your home.
In addition, parents are asked to obtain 1/2 inch 3ring binders and a zipper pouch.  (Amazon links for these will be provided)
Tuition:$300
Materials:$65
Total:$365


Pre-Piano I - Saturdays 10:40am - Ms S - Fall 2021 (4 -5 yrs)
60min class for 4 & 5 yr olds
Tuition:$300
Materials:$65
Total:$365


Pre-Piano II - Thursdays 4:45pm - Ms L - Fall 2021 (5 - 6 yrs)
60min class for 5 & 6 yr olds
The physical presence and participation of an adult (parent or caregiver) is necessary at the Zoom class for the chiild's success / enjoyment of these distance learning classes. The child needs the physical presence, human touch and companionship of an attentive, engaged adult.   The teacher cannot supply in this a distance learning setting. 
     
The teacher will supply the information,  the visuals and ideas and the physical modeling...the companion adult will then, in person, model absorbing the information, implement the visuals / ideas and mimicking / partnering the physical actions.

 
In The Music Garden students age 5.5 to 6.5 are ready to recognize music notation symbols in a familiar whole context....looking at and working with a whole song page full of familiar patterns that they know how to write and read.
 
After completing the Pre-piano II classes this year,  your student will be ready in Spring 2022 for moving into Music Makers at the Keyboard, our group piano classes!  Upon completing the piano classes, students graduate from The Music Garden at 9 or 10yrs old as fully literate musical pianists, able to sight read, sight sing, transpose, improvise and compose in all Major & minor keys!

Each child will continue filling his/her Pre-piano 3 ring binder with folders (this year culture based) following the themes: British Isles, Germany, Amerindian and African American. In addition the children will collect and organize song pages.  In a pouch they will collect and organize sets of  melodic and rythm pattern notation cards.  (Amazon links for which and where to obtain these will be provided.)  
 

 
Tuition:$300
Materials:$65
Total:$365


Piano I - Wednesdays 4:45pm - Ms L - Fall 2021 (6 -7 yrs)
75 min class for 6yrs +
Tuition:$370
Materials:$65
Total:$435


Piano II (Closed) - Tuesdays 4:45pm - Ms L - Fall 2021 (pre-requisite Piano I)
75 min class for 6yrs +
Tuition:$370
Materials:$65
Total:$435


Piano III (Closed) - Mondays 4:45pm - Ms L - Fall 2021 (pre-requisite Piano II)
75 min class for 6yrs +
Tuition:$370
Materials:$65
Total:$435