Queens
Helping Parents Make Better Decisions
Download the Summer Family Fun Guide Today!

Mommy, Music & Me Provides Music Together® in Astoria


Mommy, Music, & Me now offers Music Together's classes at Gym-Azing in Astoria. The music and movement classes help children learn to express themselves through music.

grandmother and granddaughter
The Music Together program that
Mommy, Music, & Me offers is
appropriate for the whole family.

Wendy DeAngelis has been offering the  Music Together® program through   Mommy, Music, & Me to Queens families for the past 10 years. In October, DeAngelis began offering her classes at Gym-Azing in Astoria “Tina [Mavrelis Charalambous], who is the owner of Gym-Azing, called me and asked me to bring Music Together to her space,” DeAngelis says. “Within two weeks, I had three classes up and running.”

Music Together, which has 25 years of research behind the it, is an international early childhood music and movement education program for children ages newborn to 5 years old that is offered to more than 2,000 communities worldwide. “Music Together is the gold-standard of early childhood music and movement education,” DeAngelis says. “And the exciting thing I’m able to offer at Gym-Azing is an art and literacy program that ties into [Music Together’s] curriculum.”

The program uses egg shakers, scarves, rhythm sticks, drums, and other percussive and bell-like instruments to help the children and their grown-ups express themselves through music. “They’re seeing it, hearing it, and experiencing it on a physical level,” DeAngelis says. “We don’t want to just give you your 45-minute music fix for the week. We give you [and your children] a whole new vocabulary and set of tools to enjoy music throughout your life.”

Music Together uses music from around the world, and in different languages, in its curriculum and all teachers are highly trained early childhood music educators.

Contact   Mommy, Music, & Me for information about a free trial class.

 


Want more content like this?


More News Articles:

Latest News:

Family Activities:

Garden Creativi-Tea at The Voelker Orth Museum

Garden Creativi-Tea

The Voelker Orth Museum Aug. 03, 2021

Join the The Voelker Orth Museum in the garden to make Wearable Felt Flowers & Bugs! Ado...

Have a Laugh:

Katelin Walling

Author: Katelin Walling is the editorial director for NYMetroParents. She has been writing about parenting, health, finance, education, fun things to do in NYC and the surrounding area, and more for nearly 10 years. She also has 20+ years of child care experience and was a babysitter in NYC for 8 years. Katelin graduated from the University of Maine in 2011 and attended the NYU Summer Publishing Institute during the summer of 2011. When she’s not learning about the latest parenting trend or kid-friendly NYC attraction to write about, she can often be found reading, knitting (or general crafting), or whipping up a vegan treat—all with a cup of coffee nearby. See More

Featured Listings:

Bilingual Birdies - Marilyn Duque

Bilingual Birdies - Marilyn Duque

The exposure to a second language is important for all children because it allows children the opportunity to understand diversity and accept one anot...

ISTEIN Education Center

ISTEIN Education Center

Forest Hills, NY We offer a multitude of programs including music, academic enrichment, and Chinese. All of our teachers are certified and have been teaching their pas...

Music Together® With Music and Me

Music Together® With Music and Me

For hundreds of thousands of families worldwide, (and thousands in Queens!), Music Together is children and their grownups sharing joyfully in singing...

ACD Playspace

ACD Playspace

Astoria, ACD is a Family Owned business which opened in November 2017, after the owner, who has provided in home child care in Astoria for over 10 years notice...