What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

MUSIC FOR CHILDREN AND BEYOND TO OFFER TWO NEW PROGRAMS

     Home  >  Articles  > Local News - Fairfield County, CT
by Kaitlyn Healy August 19, 2014

Related: music for children and beyond, music classes for kids in norwalk, ukulele classes for kids, baby music classes,


Music for Children and Beyond, a music program that offers music classes for kids in Norwalk, now offers a ukulele class for kids and baby and parent music classes.


young girl playing ukulele

Kids in Uke Can Do It will learn basic ukulele skills and build on them.

Starting in October, Music for Children and Beyond, an early childhood program that enlivens and inspires children’s musical development, plans to offer a ukulele program called Uke Can Do It as well as baby classes. Music for Children and Beyond is open year-round for children who are looking to experience music in a fun and creative way through play.

Uke Can Do It focuses on teaching children ages 7-10 how to play the ukulele while developing their music skills and musicianship. Children will learn how to strum, play chords, switch chords, and sing and play at the same time. Once students tackle the different chords, they will learn major and minor chords, building on their knowledge every week.

The baby classes offer parents of 2- to 8-month-olds the opportunity to come together with their babies in a community that contributes to and supports the baby’s musical, physical, emotional, social, and cognitive development. During these classes, parents will sing, rhyme, dance, do yoga, interact, and engage with their babies. Uke Can Do It and baby classes will be held once a week for 10 weeks.

“We connect the heart of the music with the heart of the child,” says Mary Ann Hall, founding director and teacher of Music for Children and Beyond. “All of these classes are child-centered and they integrate music into the life experiences of children by rescuing music from an isolated place and putting it back into the everyday life.”

 


Get Your FREE Indoor Activity eGuide!

More Local News - Fairfield County, CT Articles

Greenwich Homecare Staffing Firm Begins Babysitter Placement
Westport Dance Center to Offer Preschool Dance Class
Your Driver Is Here Offers Car Service for Minors
Whitby School Offers Social Group for Parents of Young Kids
Children’s Therapy and Learning Center Opens in Fairfield

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Local News - Fairfield County, CT Sponsors

Super Fun Inflatables
203-794-1400 / 877-SUPERFUN (787-3738)
Super Fun Inflatables rents the largest selection ...

Landmark Preschool
11 Burr Road
Westport, CT
203-544-8393
Landmark of Ridgefield Academy is an independent s...

Westport Dance Center
15 Ketchum Street
Westport, CT
203-293-4355
Westport Dance Center has been dedicated to provid...

Gym Tech
866GYMTECH
Gym Tech offers you the opportunity to purchase af...

Westport Urgent Care
1045 Post Road E.
Westport, CT
203-557-8200
The next time you or your child needs a physical, ...
See Our Local News - Fairfield County, CT Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE