Musikgarten Musikgarten

Musikgarten with Glenda
Varsity Community Centre
4303 Varsity Drive N.W. Calgary

 

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Class Descriptions

Family Music for Toddlers (15 months - 3 1/2 years)

15 week session 45 min. weekly

This class is designed to bring the joy of music and movement to toddlers and their caregivers.

Activities include singing, dancing, focused listening and playing simple instruments, creating an environment in which the child's music aptitude is nurtured and skills are developed. 

  Home materials encourage the class experience to continue at home.
       NEW curricula this Septembery 2017 "My Day"
       Interactive parent/child music book with CD of music we do in class.

Tuition:Deposit $45 plus $195
Materials:Parent/child music book with CD (or download if requested)
Total:$240 includes home materials


Cycle of Seasons (Ages 3 & 4 year olds)

30 week session (2 - 15 week semesters) 45 min. class

This class is designed to nurture the emergent independence of the 3 and 4 year olds. Parents and siblings join in for the last 15 min of each class.

Activities include lots of singing, rhymes, listening games, dancing, instruments, patterns to echo, and movement games, all of which nurture the child's musical development while satisfying the child's need to learn in a holistic environment.  Activities focus on seasons of the year: Fall, Winter, and Spring.

Home materials allow the fun to continue at home.
Fall semester:  Wind Dancers
Winter/Spring semester: Sun Catchers

Tuition:$60 deposit plus $195 (15 week semester)
Materials:2 CDs, parent songbook and card games, per semester
Total:$255 includes Home Materials (15 week semester)


Music Makers: At the Keyboard I (Ages 6 - 9 Years)

30 week session (2 semesters) 60 min class

The final step on the pathway to music literacy, this program is designed to teach the children to play the songs they've been hearing, singing, and dancing to throughout the years of early-childhood. This class follows a very sequential approach to building piano skills and understanding musical notation as set forth in their books.  Those without early childhood music background will also enjoy this group experience.

Class activities include singing and listening for tonal development , dancing and drumming for rhythmic development, composing and musical dictation for music literacy, and playing many songs.

Children will receive 2 books, 4 CDs, and notation games throughout the 30 weeks.

Tuition:$340 plus $70 deposit per semester
Materials:cost included with deposit
Total:$410 per semester


Music Makers: At the Keyboard II (Graduate of Keyboard I)

Same as above for sessions and price