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.
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.
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.