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.
Fall 2016 offerings
Tuition for all classes includes home materials or online access for extending the learning at home. Kindermusik fall classes are 45-minute sessions that begin the week of September 6 and run for 15 weeks. All classes meet in Blair Room 1197.
Ages: Newborn - 18 months, with parent/caregiver
Dates: Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
This class incorporates the most current research on early childhood development and provides families a special place for learning and connecting with other parents and babies. A unique blend of multi-level activities, including creative movement, vocal play, and object and instrument exploration, is used to stimulate growth and development while stimulating the senses. $395
Cuddle and Bounce
Ages: Infant - 12 months, with a parent/caregiver
Dates: Wednesday, 12:45-1:30 p.m.
Designed for new parents and their babies. Leave the world at the door, and enter the wonder of music. You'll receive expert advice and parenting resources based on recent research in baby development. Experience the joy, learning, and community only Kindermusik can provide. New moms and dads, please join us! $395
Sing and Play
Ages: 1-2, with a parent/caregiver
Dates: Tuesday, 4-4:45 p.m.
It's a musical celebration of new movement and language skills! A mix of parent-child joint activities and child-focused activities provides parents the opportunity to participate in all the music and movement fun, and also to stand back, observe, and revel in how these children are beginning to walk, talk, sing, play, clap, tap, and dance - on their own! $395
Ages: 18 months to 3 years with parent or caregiver
Dates: Wednesday, 10:15-11 a.m., and
Thursday, 6-6:45 p.m.
Our Time balances movement, singing, chanting, listening, and playing simple instruments in a secure, loving environment with each child's "grown-up" close at hand. Children develop pitch, rhythm, and listening skills while learning songs, chants, and stories. $395
Wiggle and Grow
Ages: 2 to 3 years with parent or caregiver
Dates: Wednesday, 9-9:45 a.m.
This music-filled class celebrates the unique joys of your growing child. Each week, you'll enjoy singing, dancing, and playing instruments, and you'll love helping your child practice a wide variety of abilities such as gross and fine motor skills, turn-taking, social skills, and active listening. Families receive access to online activities and music for extended learning at home. $395
Ages: 3 to 5 years; adults join the last 15 minutes
Dates: Thursday, 5-5:45 p.m.
Designed for active, enthusiastic, and imaginative 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds. This class encourages vocal development, nurtures a child's ability to think musically, gives children the opportunity to explore sound with instruments, and encourages creativity. $395
Family Time - 10 weeks
Dates: Tuesday, 5:15-6 p.m., begins September 20
Designed for families with two children, ages infant and up; one-child families may also enroll. Each week you'll discover how music helps your family laugh, share, and take turns. In the multi-age class, explore musical and developmental learning in a fun, family environment! $280 per family