With Music Together Online, music class comes to you! Every week for ten weeks, Crescendo Academy’s Music Together specialists will lead your whole family in fun music activities using songs from the Bongos Song Collection for younger kids or the Kangaroo collection for Rhythm Kids. Plus, you’ll get a songbook, recordings of the music, access to digital content, membership in a private Facebook group for enrolled families, and bonus activities so the musical fun can continue all week long! It’s the same high-quality music education for young children you expect from Crescendo Academy’s Music Together, in a convenient new format that will deepen your family’s bond as well as encourage your little one’s growth and development. You’ll be inspired to sing, dance, and jam together all week long! These classes are for children ages birth through age seven and their parent(s) or caregiver(s).
Mixed Age Classes: for ages 0-5
Monday: 10:00 a.m. – Melissa Ludwa
Monday: 6:00 p.m. – Melissa Ludwa
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. – Laura Betinis Healy
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – Caitlyn Bodine
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m. – Annie Dastoli
Thursday: 5:30 p.m. – Laura Betinis Healy
Friday: 10:00 a.m. – Melissa Ludwa (wait list only)
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – Laura Betinis Healy
Music Together Online for Babies
What!? An online class for… Babies? Actually, this class is designed for parents and caregivers of babies eight months and younger. Crescendo Academy’s Certification Level II Specialist Melissa Ludwa will guide families through purposeful, meaningful, musical connections with our littlest music makers. The early months of child development are full of growth and wonder, and musical development is no different! Through beautiful multicultural music, we will explore movement, purposeful touch, sound layering, dancing, and more – all to help you feel more comfortable and confident making Music Together with YOUR baby! Adults and babies will feel more connected to each other as well as the larger parenting community through this 6-week session. Families will receive a songbook, recordings, access to digital content, membership in a private Facebook group for enrolled families to encourage and build community as well as bonus activities for all ages. Before you know it, you’ll be recognizing your baby’s sounds and movements as precious musical moments!
Babies Class: for 0-8 months
Friday: 12:00 p.m. – Melissa Ludwa
Music Together Online: Rhythm Kids Level 1
In this online experience, kids ages 4 (with prior Music Together experience)-7 and a parent or caregiver are invited to explore the world of rhythm through our Kangaroo Song Collection! This collection features drumming patterns inspired by the Australian didgeridoo. Participation will include small and large movement, dancing, drumming, instrument play, and singing. Kids will enjoy inventing new ways to play with rhythmic instruments such as shakers, sticks and of course, drums! Skills developed include keeping a steady beat, improvisation, understanding melody and harmony, and solo opportunities. Families will receive a songbook, recordings, access to digital content, membership in a private Facebook group for enrolled families to encourage and build community as well as bonus activities and crafts to do at home that deepen our understanding of the music and culture represented in the this collection. This class meets weekly for ten weeks.
Rhythm Kids Classes:
Monday: 5:00 p.m. – Melissa Ludwa
Thursday: 6:00 p.m. – Melissa Ludwa (wait list only)
10-week session price is $185 per family; needs-based financial aid available.