Friday July 15, 2011


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The Sounds of Music

Music Together creates relaxed learning environment for young children

Submitted by Kendra Bergen, MTFV


or hundreds of thousands of families worldwide, Music Together® is children and their grownups joyfully sharing songs, rhymes, movement, and instrument play, both in music class and in their daily lives.


A pioneer in early childhood music and movement education, Music Together offers classes for children from birth through seven years of age, in which parents and caregivers actively participate.

All children are sounders and movers, and their natural aptitude for  music blossoms in a sufficiently rich music environment. In fact, when  given a supportive music environment, children learn to sing and dance as naturally as they learn to walk and talk.

How is this possible? Children learn differently than adults. They learn  instinctively and constantly. They teach themselves through imitation and play, through being immersed in their environment, and through every interaction with adults and older children. The family-like setting of Music Together's mixed-age classes enables siblings to attend together, creating an ideal learning environment where infants, toddlers, and preschoolers can freely participate at their own levels.


Music Together Big Kids is for children ages 5 - 7 years, focusing more on skills unique to this age level such as composition, solo and ensemble work, and dramatic play with music.

Music Learning Supports All Learning
Wiggling, singing, and laughing with your child is so much fun---it's easy to forget how much learning is taking place! Our research-based curriculum not only develops music skills, it nurtures creativity, self-expression, and confidence while also supporting social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development. Because these benefits build over time, children enjoy the fullest growth in each of these areas when they participate as consistently as possible up through kindergarten and even beyond to ages 6 and 7.

Your Role Is Essential
Young children learn through play and experimentation and by watching and listening to the grownups they love. Setting an example as an enthusiastic participator in music activities is the best thing any parent or caregiver can do to help set a child on the road to a lifelong love of music. Parents don't need to have music skills---they just need a desire to play and have fun with their children! Our teachers are specially trained to create a safe atmosphere so you can happily join in, experiment, or even get silly---and feel closer to your child while doing so.

Music Together Classes

Please visit our website for more information and to register or sign up for a free demo class!


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