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Sending your children to music classes at an early age can be beneficial to their overall learning ability and development, but at what age should you start? Executive director of The Diller-Quaile School of Music in Manhattan offers some insight.
During early childhood years, children develop at a faster pace than adults, and it is during this period of time that music education can impact a child's learning ability and development as the executive director of The Diller-Quaile School of Music in Manhattan shares.
East-West Music Studio in Flushing is offering two new programs: a summer music program and an after-school children's choir, both for ages 6 through high school. Both programs end with music performances for parents to attend.
Bach To Rock, a DC-based music school for kids, recently opened a location in Port Washington. The programs teach children to play instruments, including the guitar, drums, and percussion, in classes and group and individual lessons. The facility also includes a high-tech recording studio.
Babies & Grands, a new mom-and-me music class for children ages 6 months to 6 years, teaches the fundamentals of music to kids in Hastings-on-Hudson. The intergenerational classes are held at Andrus on Hudson.
Bird River Studios, newly opened in Williamsburg, offers a variety of creative classes for kids including music, art, ceramics, printmaking, dance, and creative writing. And if the studio doesn't offer what your child is interested in, it will strive to offer it. Bird River Studio also offers classes for parents while their children are in class.
Crestwood Music Education Center, a school that offers music classes for children in Eastchester, recently expanded and renovated its education, concert, and showcase center to cater the more than 800 enrolled students. The music school seeks to accommodate all children who wish to study music.
If you're looking for musical theater classes for kids on Long Island, New York, look no further: we've rounded up the best places in the area for kids to learn how to act, sing, and dance. These Long Island studios offer musical theater classes for kids of all ages.
If you're looking for musical theater classes for kids in Westchester, New York, look no further: we've rounded up the best places in the area for kids to learn how to act, sing, and dance. These Westchester studios offer musical theater classes for kids of all ages.
Tooting Tots introduces new music program for children, newborn to age 9. The program, Musik Garten, is a seqauential program that combines the Montessori philosophy with owner Angela Argenzio's music therapy background.
Beehives & Buzzcuts, a children's salon known for making haircuts and manicures a memorable experience for kids, now offers classes for families to take together. Families can learn music, yoga, Mandarin, art, and more at the Gramercy salon.
Language Beans, a research-based program designed to teach young children Mandarin and music, uses language lessons to facilitate a child's musical development. Starting lessons at a young age ensures children will pick up on the language easily.
This list of local music and theater studios in Suffolk County on Long Island includes studios in Oyster Bay, Patchogue, Farmingdale, Ronkonkoma, Jericho, Oakdale, and Stony Brook. These Long Island studios offer music classes and theater programs where kids can learn how to play the guitar, participate in band practice, and learn to act on stage.
Kenneth K. Guilmartin—founder and director of Music Together, an early childhood music and movement program—knows how important music is to the development of young children, from language and concentration skills to social skills and self-esteem. Parents can contribute to their child's music development, without being maestros, by modeling movement and singing.
School of Rock Farmingdale is starting a new program in September to get preschoolers interested in music at an early age. This program teaches students theory through songs, instead of teaching songs through theory.
Candy Chiu and Thomas Bergeron, musicians and teachers who studied at Yale University, have opened The Greenwich Music Lessons, a teaching studio in their Greenwich basement offering piano, percussion, and trumpet instruction.
Over the Moon Music and More will introduce a Music Together class for older children (ages 5-7) this fall at its Scarsdale and Chappaqua locations.
If a child doesn't seem to have a natural talent for singing, are voice lessons really worth it? Professional singer and musician Patricia Shih says they are, for several reasons.
Frustrated with the music education classes available to her own children, Elizabeth Silva opened Music Time New York in Manhattan.
Forest Hills Music Studio, which offers private music instruction to students ages 6 and up, will expand the programs it offers to the Queens community.
Applause Westchester, a music and drama center for kids, now offers Westchester and Fairfield County residents the option to bring its Babies programs into their home.
The Harrison School of Music opened its doors in January, offering instrumental and voice lessons to children of all ages.
Kids Rock U now offers music classes to children in Rockland County, New York.
Third Street Music School unveiled several improvements to its preschool program for the 2011-2012 school year. In addition to an expanded schedule, the school now offers an enhanced music curriculum.
There has been an uptick in the number of schools that include music in their curricula recently, despite fiscal challenges — but it will take creativity and a lot of parental support to keep these programs going for the generations to come.