This nationally acclaimed music program is designed for children from infancy to 6 years of age and their caregivers. Participants enjoy singing, listening, dancing, interacting socially, and playing simple instruments. The program offers a variety of classes and summer camp programs that focus on the child's emotional development as confidence, curiosity, self-control, and communication begin to take shape.
Blair's program has attained Maestro status from Kindermusik and is listed in the Top 5 percent of all Kindermusik programs in the U.S.
Instructor Amy Alley has more than 20 years of teaching experience. She is a writer of the Kindermusik University Fundamentals Course for educator training and is also on Kindermusik's Peer Licensing Board.
Summer 2016 offerings
Tuition for all classes includes home materials or online access for extending the learning at home. Kindermusik summer classes are 45-minute sessions that begin the week of June 14 and run for five weeks. One make up session will be held on Saturday, July 23. Tuition for summer programs is $160. All classes meet in Blair Room 1197.
Family Time Zoo Train!
Ages: Multi-age class with parent or caregiver
Dates: 5:15-6 p.m. Tuesdays, June 14-July 12 or 10:15-11 a.m. Wednesdays, June 15-July 13
Your toddler and the train are a natural match, always on the move! Bring your own stuffed animal for the petting zoo. Wear long white socks on your hands for "polar bear paws." Sing songs for clapping time, and use music to help regulate emotions. This one-on-one time will give your toddler the love and attention he/she craves.
Peekaboo, I Love You!
Ages: Newborn to 18 months with parent or caregiver
Dates: 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Wednesdays, June 15-July 13
Parents everywhere play peekaboo, wiggle little fingers and toes, roll balls for baby, and sing lullabies. Inspired by songs and games from around the world and the special love between a parent and child, we'll create a multicultural celebration of your baby's growth and development through music.
Cuddle and Bounce
Ages: Infants-1 year with parent or caregiver
Dates: 12:45-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, June 15-July 13
A class designed for new parents and their babies. Leave the world at the door and enter the wonderful world of music! You'll receive expert advice and parenting resources based on the most recent research in baby development. Come as you are to experience all the joy, learning and community that only Kindermusik can provide. New moms and dads, please join us!
Sing and Play
Ages: Toddlers 1-2 years with a parent or caregiver
Dates: 4-4:45 p.m. Tuesdays, June 14-July 12
It's a musical celebration of new movement and language skills! A mix of parent-child joint activities and child-focused activities provides parents a unique opportunity to participate in all the music and movement fun, but also to stand back, observe and revel in how these older babies and toddlers are beginning to walk, talk, sing, play, clap, tap and dance — all on their own! Families receive access to online activities and music for extending the learning at home.
Ages: 18 months to 3 years with parent or caregiver
Dates: 6-6:45 p.m. Thursdays, June 16-July 14
Children love singing, moving, and playing with mom, dad, or a caregiver while diving into lessons filled with seaside musical adventures. Ripe with pretend play, the class is filled with delight and surprise. Put on your beach clothes, and join Ms. Amy for a musical seaside adventure!
Creatures at the Ocean!
Ages: 2 to 3 years with parent or caregiver
Dates: 9-9:45 a.m. Wednesdays, June 15-July 13
Explore the sights and sounds found at the beach through songs, dances, vocal play, instruments, and listening activities. Get ready to wiggle your toes in the sand, scuttle like a crab, and listen to the surf rolling in. Just like a day at the beach, this class is full of sun, fun and play!
Drums, Drums, Drums!
Ages: 3 to 5 years
Dates: 5-5:45 p.m. Thursdays, June 16-July 14
Just say the word "drum," and any child will be ready to play. Children love to drum, and drums are found in every culture. We learn about echoes as we sing, clap, and play a variety of songs and games. Moving, dancing with scarves, and playing percussion instruments will delight little drummers!