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Early Music Education - Discovering Music and Exploring Music

Our early childhood music programs are some of the most popular here at the Academy! The classes run in eight week sessions throughout the school year, so if you miss out on the current class dates get in touch with us to get on the waitlist for the next session dates. 

Discovering Music is for children ages 12 to 35 months and their parents to attend together. Our tiniest students will develop their musical literacy through singing, dancing, moving, and playing with a variety of instruments, all while practicing important classroom skills including taking turns and impulse control.  This class can be taken multiple times, and students are welcome to move to Exploring Music once they are 3 years old and ready to participate un-parented. 

Exploring Music encourages children ages 3-5 to explore music in a safe environment through song, movement, and musical instruments! This class is the perfect positive introduction to music, and can be followed up with 1-on-1 lessons in a specific instrument; students are also welcome to take Exploring Music more than once if they are too young to begin 1-on-1 lessons. 

*Both of these programs are intended for students who have not yet taken 1-on-1 music lessons; we ask that students are accompanied by one or two caregivers for Discovering music. Exploring Music participants must be potty-trained, and comfortable without their parents for the 30-minute class.*

Curriculum Includes:

  • Movement/Dance

  • Singing 

  • Musical games 

  • Exposure to various styles of music 

  • Gain an early understanding of musical concepts

  • Introduction to several instruments

Discovering Music Instructor: Cassandra Stinn B.A., ARCT

Exploring Music Instructor: Jacqueline Fetter B.Ed/B.Mus.

Session Dates: registration is now OPEN for our summer offerings. Please note the Exploring Music is offered as a week-long camp over the summer, while Discovering Music is a 4-week program that is held outdoors. Our regular 8-week offerings will resume in October - please contact us if you wish to be placed on our waitlist for October.  

Exploring Music Summer Camp: 

Monday, July 10th - Friday, July 14th

9:30am - 11:30am daily

Cost: $200

More information on this camp can be found here

Discovering Music Summer Information:
Thursdays 9:45am - 10:15am at Ashworth Holmes Park (Caswell Hill)

July 6th - 27th, 2023

Cost: $85

To register or have your name added to our waitlist, please email us.

Bring: clothing that is easy to move in, water bottle

Upcoming Sessions: we will be offering fall sessions in October, waitlist now open

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