Rhapsody Arts Center

Early Childhood Music Classes

School Year 2018-19

Babies Music (3-18 mos w/caregiver)

Participating in music enhances bonding between baby and caregiver and encourages discovery of sounds, movement and textures. Watch as your child’s language skills increase through singing and vocal play.

WEDNESDAYS 10:00-10:30am         $70/8 weeks

Session 1: Sept 12-Oct 31
Session 2: Jan 23-March 13
Session 3: Apr 3-May 22

Instructor: Julie Mazer

Family Music (18mos– 5 yrs w/caregiver)

This class is perfect for families with multiple children! You’ll join together for songs,   movement and instrument play. Activities will be adapted so that everyone can participate together.

WEDNESDAYS 9:15-9:45am       $80/8 weeks(each add’l child $30)   

*Special Holiday Session               $60/5 weeks (each add’l child $25) *

Session 1: Sept 12-Oct 31
Special Holiday Session: Nov 14-Dec 12
Session 2: Jan. 23-March 13 (No class Feb. 28)
Session 3: April 3-May 22

Instructor: Julie Mazer

KIDS N KEYS (4-6 yrs)

This popular class engages children in early piano skills, singing, simple instruments and more! Music reading activities will focus on learning music symbols and simple notation. This class is a great stepping stone toward our Beginning Piano class and private piano lessons.

THURSDAYS 4-4:45pm             $185/10 weeks  

Session 1: Sept 13-Nov 15
Session 2: Jan 17-March 21

Instructor: Emily Worzalla

Summer 2018

Babies Music (3-18 mos. w/caregiver)

Exploring music enhances bonding between you and baby while encouraging the discovery of sounds. Watch as your child’s natural instincts develop with singing and vocal play!

Wednesdays 10:00-10:30am         $75/5 classes
Session 1: June 13-July 18, skip July 4
Session 2: July 25-August 22

Instructor: Julie Mazer

Toddler Tunes (18 mos.-3 yrs w/caregiver)

Repetition of familiar tunes, dances, and stories stimulates the toddler’s musical learning. By absorbing new melodies and predicting the movements that accompany them, young children are more easily able to soothe themselves and develop critical listening skills.  Share this time with your toddler while singing and dancing to your favorite songs old and new!

Wednesdays 10:45-11:30am         $100/5 classes
Session 1: June 13-July 18, skip July 4
Session 2: July 25-August 22

Instructor: Julie Mazer

Family Music (18mos.-5 yrs w/caregiver)

Children and their caregiver are invited to sing, dance and play together in this special mixed- age class. Activities will be adapted so that all ages can participate. This class is perfect for families with multiple children, older children who enjoy being role models and younger children who are motivated by leadership from older children.

Wednesdays 9:15-9:45am         $75*/5 classes
*Class fee covers up to two children; $15 for each additional child.
Session 1: June 13-July 18, skip July 4
Session 2: July 25-August 22

Instructor: Julie Mazer

Early Childhood “Alumni” Music & Movement

Children entering 1st – 3rd grade are welcomed back for this new summer class! Join Julie Mazer for your favorite tunes and learn some new songs, too. Perfect for children who attended Julie’s classes when they were younger – and for all school-age kids that are new to music and movement. Get ready to sing, dance, play, see old friends, and meet new friends!

Tuesdays 9:15-10:00am         $100/5 classes
Session 1: June 12-July 17, skip July 4

Instructor: Julie Mazer

Little Voices (4-6 yrs)

Little ones with an interest in singing will explore what the voice can do, learn music words and symbols and sing fun songs incorporating finger play and movement.

Thursdays 10:00-10:30am        $100/5 classes
Session 2: July 27-August 23

Instructor: Emily Worzalla

Speech & Music (Preschool and Early Elementary)

Rhapsody Arts Center and Aspire Therapy and Development Services are teaming up again!  In each 45 minute session, we’ll work on improving social and communication skills while singing, playing instruments and learning about music.

Wednesdays 1:00-1:45am        $325/8 sessions
June 13-August 8, skip July 4

Instructors: Kim Weiss, MT-BC (Rhapsody) and Stephanie Schuldes, CCC-SLP (Aspire)

Kids N Keys (4-6 yrs)

Little ones curious about the piano will delight in this exploratory class. Games and activities will introduce technique, rhythm and music reading. A stepping stone for lessons or Beginning Piano!

Mondays 3:00-3:45pm         $135/5 classes
Session 1: June 11-July 16, skip July 4
Session 2: July 23-August 20

Instructor: TBA