Class Descriptions

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Mixed-Age

Our primary teaching method is to mix ages with children newborn to 5 years in the same class.  This creates a unique atmosphere where siblings can attend together.  Babies 8 months and younger are free with a registered sibling.  Our class allows each child the freedom to participate as he or she chooses without being burdened by age-specific expectations.  Siblings over 8 months pay a reduced fee.  Sing, dance, laugh, play, and get silly with us in this unique class setting!  

Mixed-Age Singalong

This 3-week class is a great way to enjoy a little summer fun without committing too much of your time! Classes meet once weekly for 45 minutes and are Mixed-Age (birth to 5 in each class). Class activities include singing, dancing, free movememt, fingerplays/chants, instrument jam sessions, and lots of laughter! Tuition is $45 for first child and $35 for siblings over 8 months of age (siblings under 8 months are free).

Mixed-Age (Discount)

These classes are taught in our popular Mixed-Age style, but at a discount to reflect the earlier class times. Here's more info on the Mixed-Age format:

Our primary teaching method is to mix ages with children newborn to 5 years in the same class.  This creates a unique atmosphere where siblings can attend together.  Babies 8 months and younger are free with a registered sibling.  Our class allows each child the freedom to participate as he or she chooses without being burdened by age-specific expectations.  Siblings over 8 months pay a reduced fee.  Sing, dance, laugh, play, and get silly with us in this unique class setting!  Materials include two CDs, a beautifully illustrated songbook, and a parent's guide.  Classes meet for 45 minutes.

Big Kids Class

This class is designed for children ages 4 to 7, and includes more 'sophisticated' activities, while retaining all the fun of the mixed-age family classes! This experiential class includes fun with solfege, conducting, game songs, improvisation, instrumental solos, jam sessions, drumming skills, and more! Class meets simultaneously with Mixed-Age class to accommodate our families. 

Piano I

This primary piano class is created specifically for 6-8 year olds, and meets 45 minutes weekly for 9 weeks. Piano I develops the entire musician as children sing, chant, and move to the music they'll learn to play. Classes are 30 minutes in length, parents need not stay for class. Families should have a full-sized keyboard or piano at home for practice.  Cost for 9-week session is $185 and includes book.

Piano IV

For students having successfully completed levels I, II, and III, Piano IV solidifies all aspects of the previous sessions. Students will confidently read music, dynamics. Classes meet once weekly for 30 minutes, parents need not stay; cost is $185 and includes book.

Ukulele Class 1-2

This class is designed for kids ages 6-7 to jump right in! Instruction is based on 1-2 chord songs, movement, games and singing. Students will spend two sessions in Ukulele 1-2 before moving into our Ukulele 3-4 class. Please have ukulele prior to first class. :) 

Ukulele Class 3-4

For students who have completed two sessions of Ukulele 1-2 Class. Instruction is based on 2-3 chord songs, rhythm activities, movement, games, and singing. Students are welcome and encouraged to take two sessions of Ukulele Class 3-4 at which point they can transition to private ukulele at that point if they choose. 

'Frozen' Singalong

This special one-class event will focus on songs from the Frozen soundtrack. Come in costume if you want and be ready to Let it Go!!

December Singalongs

These 45-minute music and movement classes are mixed-age for children birth to 5 years old. It's perfect for siblings, cousins, neighbors, and friends. We'll work from the Music Together Family Favorites CD (email us to order your copy)and will sprinkle in holiday favorites, such as Rudolf, Jingle Bells, Frosty, and more! Class activities include singing, dancing, free movement, fingerplays/chants, instrument jam sessions, and lots of laughter! Classes are 3 weeks in length. Siblings under 8 months attend free with a paid sibling; over 8 months attend at reduced rate.

4-Week Singalongs

These 4-week 45-minute music and movement classes are mixed-age for children birth to 5 years old; perfect for siblings, cousins, neighbors, and friends. Class activities include singing, dancing, free movement, fingerplays/chants, instrument jam sessions, and lots of laughter! Classes meet for 4 weeks, tuition is $60 for each child. Siblings under 8 months are free. Sorry, we cannot offer a sibling discount at this location because of the free jump/play time at Airtastic Play Land. :)

 

January Disney Jams

These 45-minute music and movement classes are mixed-age for children birth to 5 years old AND we'll be using Disney songs as our inspiration for our lesson plans! It's perfect for siblings, cousins, neighbors, and friends. Class activities include singing, dancing, free movement, fingerplays/chants, instrument jam sessions, and lots of laughter! Classes meet once weekly for 4 weeks. Cost is $60 per child and includes free play/bounce time at Airtastic Play Land. Sorry, no sibling discounts at this location due to free play/bounce time. 

Free Demo - Mixed Age

Our primary teaching method is to mix ages with children newborn to 5 years in the same class. This creates a unique atmosphere where siblings can attend together. Babies 8 months and younger are free with a registered sibling. Our class allows each child the freedom to participate as he or she chooses without being burdened by age-specific expectations. Siblings over 8 months pay a reduced fee. Sing, dance, laugh, play, and get silly with us in this unique class setting!

Summer Session

These 45-minute music and movement classes are mixed-age for children birth to 5 years old. It's perfect for siblings, cousins, neighbors, and friends. Class activities include singing, dancing, free movement, fingerplays/chants, instrument jam sessions, and lots of laughter! Classes are 6 weeks in length. Siblings under 8 months attend free with a paid sibling; over 8 months attend at reduced rate.

 

Piano II

This 'next step up' from Piano I incorporates large movement, just like in Piano I, but emphasis is placed on more extensive notation and beginning composition. Classes meet once weekly for 45 minutes, and parents need not stay. Piano I is a pre-requisite for this course. Cost is $185 and includes book.

Piano III

After your child has mastered Piano I & II they may begin Piano III.  More emphasis on composition, sight reading, and general music knowledge.  Classes meet once weekly for 45 minutes, parents need not stay.  Cost is $185 and includes book.  

December Big Kids

These classes meet for 4 weeks in December! The perfect step-up from a regular Mixed-Age class, these 'big kids' will be busy with more 'sophisticated' activities, while retaining all the fun of the Music Together family classes!  This experiential class includes fun with solfege, conducting, game songs, improvisation, instrumental solos, jam sessions,  drumming skills, and more!  Materials will be the current Music Together collection.  Parents need not stay for this class, and due to the more structured setting, younger siblings may not attend, unless they are 4 to 7 years of age.

3-week December Piano

This fun holiday piano class is a continuation from our Fall Piano Classes. Learn some great holiday music while strengthening the skills gained from this fall.

Spring Enrichment

Our brand-new Enrichment classes are filled with age-appropriate activities inspired by the current Music Together Collection. We'll meet Illinois Early Learning Standards through story time, large and small motor activities and an art/craft project. Parents stay for this interactive 45-minute class and will receive information each week on Illinois Early Learning Goals/Standards that were met. All ages welcome, siblings under 12 months attend free with registered older sibling.

June Enrichment

Our June Enrichment classes are filled with age-appropriate activities for the preschool set. We'll meet Illinois Early Learning Standards through story time, large and small motor activities and an art/craft project. Parents stay for this interactive 45-minute class and will receive information each week on Illinois Early Learning Goals/Standards that were met. All ages welcome, siblings under 12 months attend free with registered older sibling.

Enrichment

Our Enrichment classes are filled with age-appropriate activities for the preschool set. We'll meet Illinois Early Learning Standards through story time, large and small motor activities, and an art/craft project. Parents stay for this interactive 45-minute class. All ages welcome. This is the perfect class to help your little one get ready for preschool, and a great opportunity to enjoy preschool time with your child, even if they're already 'going it alone' elsewhere during the week. Siblings over 12 months attend at a discounted rate.

Summer Ukulele Class

Kids 5-7 (must have had multiple sessions of Music Together and/or Big Kids Class as a pre-requisite) will learn simple songs with 2-3 chords. Other activities will include singing, movement, tonal and rhythm games. Classes are 45 minutes in length, parents welcome to attend, additional ukuleles available for purchase.

Singalong Session 2

These 45-minute music and movement classes are mixed-age for children birth to 5 years old; perfect for siblings, cousins, neighbors, and friends. We'll work from the Music Together Family Favorites CD and will sprinkle in requests.  Class activities include singing, dancing, free movement, fingerplays/chants, instrument jam sessions, and lots of laughter! Classes meet for 4 weeks, tuition is $65. Siblings over 8 months attend at reduced rate of $48, siblings under 8 months are free. 

Ukulele Winter

Ukuleles are much easier to learn than other stringed instruments, making it easy for kids age 5-7 to jump right in! Big Kids Music Class is a pre-requisite so that kids become comfortable with the terminology and fundamentals of organized music class. Instruction will be based on 2-3 chord songs, movement, games and singing.

Big Kid December Singalong

This 3-week class is a great way to enjoy a little summer fun without committing too much of your time! Classes meet once weekly for 45 minutes and are geared specifically for the older child, 4 - 7 years.  This experiential class includes fun with solfege, conducting, game songs, improvisation, instrumental solos, jam sessions, drumming skills, and more! Singalongs meet simultaneously with our Mixed-Age classes so families can all enjoy the class at the same time. 

June (2 weeks)

Classes meet once weekly for 45 minutes and are Mixed-Age (birth to 5 in each class). Class activities include singing, dancing, free movememt, fingerplays/chants, instrument jam sessions, and lots of laughter! Tuition is $40 for first child and $30 for siblings over 8 months of age (siblings under 8 months are free).

Big Kids Fall

This class is designed for children ages 4 to 7, and includes more 'sophisticated' activities, while retaining all the fun of the mixed-age family classes! This experiential class includes fun with solfege, conducting, game songs, improvisation, instrumental solos, jam sessions, drumming skills, and more! Materials will be the current Music Together collection. Parents need not stay for this class, and due to the more structured setting, younger siblings may not attend, unless they are 4 to 7 years of age.

Babies Class

In this 45 minute class, we'll sing, dance, laugh and play! Families will learn lots of fingerplays, songs, and new ways to move and play with their babies. Great way to meet other parents and kids, cost is $125 for 6 weeks. Come join us!

July Session (3 weeks)

Classes are mixed-age, so all children are welcome to attend; we just ask that the older (school aged) kids be registered as well, so we have enough props and instruments for everyone! If your older child doesn't wish to participate, they are welcome to hang out in our 'office' area during class. 

Our 3-week session is just $60 for the 1st child, and $40 for siblings. Infant siblings under 8 months are always free! 

July-August (5 weeks)

Our 5 week session runs July 11 through August 14, finishing up just before the school-agers head back to class! Classes are mixed-age and all ages are welcome, we just ask that any participating school agers be registered so we have enough props and instruments for everyone! Older school agers that choose not to participate are welcome to wait in the 'office area'. 

Cost for 5-week session is $75 for 1st child, siblings over 8 months are $50 (siblings under 8 months are always free).

 

BIG KIDS - JUNE

Our June Session also includes a Big Kids Class, which is offered at the same time as several of our Mixed Age offerings, making it easy for families to come together! The Big Kids Class joins our Mixed Age class once for Large Motor, and again at the end of class so families can sing the lullaby and Goodbye Song together. 

June Big Kids tuition is $30. 

BIG KIDS - JULY

Our July Session also includes a Big Kids Class, which is offered at the same time as several of our Mixed Age offerings, making it easy for families to come together! The Big Kids Class joins our Mixed Age class once for Large Motor, and again at the end of class so families can sing the lullaby and Goodbye Song together.

July Big Kids tuition is $40.

August Session (2 weeks)

Classes meet once weekly for 45 minutes and are Mixed-Age (birth to 5 in each class). Class activities include singing, dancing, free movememt, fingerplays/chants, instrument jam sessions, and lots of laughter! Tuition is $40 for 1st Child, siblings over 8 months are $30 (siblings under 8 months are free).

BIG KIDS - AUGUST

Our August Session also includes a Big Kids Class, which is offered at the same time as several of our Mixed Age offerings, making it easy for families to come together! The Big Kids Class joins our Mixed Age class once for Large Motor, and again at the end of class so families can sing the lullaby and Goodbye Song together. 

August Big Kids tuition is $30. 

3-wk Big Kids

Our 3-week Big Kids Class focuses on singing games, rhythm activities, and beginning notation as a springboard to playing instruments. Big Kids will join the Mixed-age classes during one large motor activity, and again at the close of class for the lullaby and Goodbye Song. Cost is $45 for first child, $35 for siblings.