Musical Youth

[ 0 ] December 2, 2014 |

There are such a variety of amazing children’s music classes available in our little state.  Here follows a round-up of some of the most popular options for you and your littles.

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Music Together classes can be found in Providence, Barrington, Newport, Warwick, Cranston and North Kingstown. Class prices range from $150-$180 for 8-9 week sessions.  Classes are also available for older children K-2. The Music Together program philosophy allows your child to learn in a playful environment that is musically rich and always supportive of their learning style and stage of development.

Music for Children is hosted by Miss Lindsay – a wonderful, nurturing teacher.  Theses classes are based on the Mary Ann Hall music curriculum and are held on the East Side of Providence. Cost is $425 for 24 weeks. A musical theatre group for older children is also offered.

Kindermusik at Bellani Maternity in Warwick. Pricing is $140 for 8 weeks. In a Kindermusik class, children explore songs, stories, recordings of many musical genres, instruments and props.

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Rock a Baby in Barrington, Providence and Warwick.  Pricing is $155 for 8 weeks. Rock a Baby is an interactive music program for infants and toddlers. Every week a new theme is introduced through music and dance and children experience everything from Beethoven and Bach to rap and rock.

RI Philharmonic – Soundplay and Music Together in East Providence.  Classes cost $175 for 10 weeks. This class introduces children to a wide variety of musical sounds. Children will begin to build a rich listening vocabulary, the foundation for future music singing and chanting, creating, reading and writing.

Rhody Center – The Rhody Center for World Music and Dance offers a drop-in music circle for toddlers based on a wide variety of traditions.  Classes can be purchased as singles, 6 pack or 12 pack.  12 classes being $6 each.

Local Libraries also offer free story times mixed with some musical elements.  We take our 15 month old daughter to a Mother Goose class in Barrington which is super low-key and fun with singing and instruments and costs nothing.

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Suzanne Cadge

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Suzanne is a British expat living in an old beach house in Barrington, RI. Along with her husband, two daughters, Chloe (5) and Tilly (3mths) and two very silly Springer Spaniels, they can be found most days roaming local beaches and woods searching for treasures. She owns Fitness in the Park, a post-natal fitness program for local parents and their children. She really believes that moving your body, in whatever shape or form, makes the world a better place. Suzanne is a vegetarian, kettle-bell lifting, work-from-home Mom who dreams of balancing it all, traveling afar and having a full time cleaner.

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