We know a child’s brain is not fully formed at birth, but instead continues to develop during the first years of life and is highly influenced by the experiences of the child during those formative years. This concept is true for music as well. Children who grow up in an enriched music environment are better able to understand and enjoy music for the rest of their lives!
Consider how children learn language. The best way to learn language is to be immersed in language, in class and at home, day after day. The same is true with music. The most effective way to learn music is by being immersed in the sounds of music, including a broad variety of musical scales, rhythms, and styles, and starting at a very young age. The Music Class provides just that opportunity. Our classes, music and activities provide a fun way for parents and children to enjoy our songs together– and our CDs enable families to take home those songs so that they can enjoy our music and activities repeatedly throughout the week.
While we take our goal of educating children very seriously, we know that the key to success lies in one word—fun! Everyone has a great time in class, and children love listening to our CDs over and over again at home. Because we know that it is essential for grownups to enjoy the songs as well, we make sure our music isn’t simplistic or babyish. Parents tell us how fresh and enjoyable our music is!
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