Musikgarten Musikgarten
Immanuel Valpo Musikgarten    
1700 Monticello Park    
Valparaiso, IN 46383    
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Class Descriptions

FREE Trial Class

 New to Musikgarten? Come give it a try! 

See for yourself how much fun it is to make music with your baby, toddler, or preschooler.  There is no charge for a preview class, but space is limited and registration is required.  

To register: select "FREE Preview Class" on the Registration Page.  In the "Preferred Day/Time" box below, type in the the date/time
 you would like to visit.  The teacher will contact you within the week to confirm your free class.



BABIES: Ally Bally Baby! (6-18 mon w/caregiver)

6 weeks

THURSDAYS  9:00-9:30 a.m.  

  
Winter 2019: Session 1:  Jan 10--Feb.14
Tuition and materials: $60


Winter 2019: Session 2:  Feb. 21--April 4 (no class 3/28)
New families: $60 (includes materials) / Returning families: $30

Come play with your baby in a live musical setting! While singing, dancing, bouncing, and rocking to lullabies, your baby's music aptitude is being carefully nurtured. The rich musical environment that we create together every week gives your baby a solid foundation of beat awareness, vocal production, and aural discrimination.  At this stage of develpment, everything goes into your baby's mouth!  That's why you receive your very own instrument kit to use at home and in class, along with musical CD and parent activity book. 

Total:$60 (includes materials)


BABIES: Nature's Music (6-18 mon w/caregiver)

6 weeks

THURSDAYS   9:00--9:30 a.m. 

Spring Session:  April 11--May 16
Tuition and materials: $60


Spring is in the air, and the air is filled with music! Sing, dance, bounce, and rock to lullabies while your baby's music aptitude is  nurtured. The rich musical environment that we create together every week gives your baby a solid foundation of beat awareness, vocal production, and aural discrimination.  At this stage of develpment, everything goes into your baby's mouth!  That's why you receive your very own instrument kit to use at home and in class, along with musical CD and parent activity book.



TODDLERS (Tues): New Friends (18 mon--3 yrs w/caregiver)

6 weeks

TUESDAYS   9:00--9:30 a.m.

   Winter 2019 Session 1: Jan 8--Feb 12
   All families: $60 (includes materials)

   
Winter  2019 Session 2: Feb 19--April 2  (no class 3/26)
   New families: $60 (includes materials) / Returning families: $30
 

One of the best things about a toddler music class is making new friends! Join us as we sing, dance, learn fingerplays, and begin focused listening activities. Young children will also practice circle games while developing the ability to participate in a group setting and follow directions. Children will delight in creating music with a variety of simple percussive instruments (claves, jingles, sandblocks, maracas, drums, etc.) All families receive Musikgarten's superb musical CD and accompanying picture book so that the fun and learning can continue at home.  

Total:$60 (includes materials)


TODDLERS (Tues): Twist and Turn (18 mon--3 yrs w/caregiver)

6 weeks

TUESDAYS   9:00--9:30 a.m.
   
  Spring 2019 : April 9--May 15 
  Tuition and materials: $60

 


Recapture the magic of nursery rhymes in a musical setting.  Join Little Boy Blue, Mary and her Little Lamb, The Farmer in the Dell, the Eency Weency Spider, and other favorites for nursery time fun. The unique Music for Movement compositions on the CDs will enable children to explore walking and jumping, twisting and turning, and many more concepts which are just right for your young movers and shakers!  Both children and parents will find that after just one class, they’ll look forward to many more.  All families receive Musikgarten's superb musical CD activity book so that the fun and learning can continue at home.  

Total:$60 (includes materials)


TODDLERS (Wed): New Friends (18 mon--3 yrs w/caregiver)

6 weeks

WEDNESDAYS   10:15--10:45 a.m.

  Winter  Session 1: Jan 9--Feb 13
 
All families: $60 (includes materials)

 
Winter Session 2: Feb. 20--April 3 (no class 3/27)
 
New families: $60 (includes materials) / Returning families: $30
 

One of the best things about a toddler music class is making new friends! Join us as we sing, dance, learn fingerplays, and begin focused listening activities. Young children will also practice circle games while developing the ability to participate in a group setting and follow directions. Children will delight in creating music with a variety of simple percussive instruments (claves, jingles, sandblocks, maracas, drums, etc.) All families receive Musikgarten's superb musical CD and accompanying picture book so that the fun and learning can continue at home

Total:$60 (includes materials)


TODDLERS (Wed): Twist and Turn (18 mon-3yrs & caregiver)

6 weeks

WEDNESDAYS   10:15--10:45 a.m.
   
  Spring 2019: April 10--May 15
  Tuition and materials: $60

 


Recapture the magic of nursery rhymes in a musical setting.  Join Little Boy Blue, Mary and her Little Lamb, The Farmer in the Dell, the Eency Weency Spider, and other favorites for nursery time fun. The unique Music for Movement compositions on the CDs will enable children to explore walking and jumping, twisting and turning, and many more concepts which are just right for your young movers and shakers!  Both children and parents will find that after just one class, they’ll look forward to many more.  All families receive Musikgarten's superb musical CD and activity book so that the fun and learning can continue at home.  

Total:$60 (includes materials)


Preschool 4's--Morning (Immanuel Extended Day)

12 weeks / semester


MONDAYS 10:45--11:20

Semester 1:  Oct 1--Dec 17 
Semester 2: Ja
n 7--April 29                                     
No class when Immanuel Preschool is not in session
(Ja
n 21   /  Feb. 18  /  March 25  / April 1 / April 22 )


Immanuel Preschool students may enroll in an optional extended day music program.  The class meets on Mondays immediately after preschool from 10:45--11:15.  Parents pick students up from the Musikgarten classroom. 

Music and movement classes help prepare preschoolers for success in kindergarten and beyond.  All aspects of learning are greatly enhanced when music is a key element in a holistic approach to learning.  Musical play offers children experience in the two areas which are most important at this stage of development:  

  • impulse control 
  • listening with intention (the foundation for all learning)  
Online registration is on a first-come basis.   All families must submit an Emergency Contact Form before the first day of class.The one-time registration fee covers family materials for BOTH semester (two superb musical recordings for your family to keep and enjoy).  

Registration :   $30 (due by first day of class)
Full tuition:     $120 (or two $60 payments due Oct. 1 and Jan. 7)

Total for year: $150



 



Preschool 4's--Afternoon (Immanuel Extended Day)

12 weeks / semester


Mondays 2:15--2:45

Semester 1:  Oct. 1--Dec. 17
Semester 2:  Jan 7--April 29                                     
No class when Immanuel Preschool is not in session
(Ja
n 21   /  Feb. 18  /  March 25  / April 1 / April 22 )

Music and movement classes help prepare preschoolers for success in kindergarten and beyond.  All aspects of learning are greatly enhanced when music is a key element in a holistic approach to learning.  Musical play offers children experience in the two areas which are most important at this stage of development:  

  • impulse control 
  • listening with intention (the foundation for all learning â€‹
Immanuel Preschool students may enroll in an optional extended day music program.  The class meets on Mondays immediately after preschool from 2:15--2:45.  Parents pick students up from the Musikgarten classroom. 

Registration is on a first-come basis. The one-time registration fee reserves your child's place in class and covers family materials for BOTH semester (two superb musical recordings for your family to keep and enjoy).

Registration :   $30 (due by first day of class)
Full tuition:     $120 (or two $60 payments due Oct. 1 and Jan. 7)

Total for year: $150 



Preschool 5's--Morning (Immanual Extended Day)

12 weeks / semester

   Class is Full!   

   TUESDAYS  11:00--11:30 a.m.  

  
  
 Semester 1:  Oct. 2--Dec 18 
   Semester 2:  Ja
n. 8--April 2  (No class Mar. 26)                                    
Music and movement classes help prepare preschoolers for success in kindergarten and beyond.  All aspects of learning are greatly enhanced when music is a key element in a holistic approach to learning.  Musical play offers children experience in the two areas which are most important at this stage of development:  

  • impulse control 
  • listening with intention (the foundation for all learning)  
Registration is on a first-come basis. The one time registration fee reserves your child's place in class and covers materials for BOTH semesters (two superb musical recordings for your family to keep and enjoy).

Registration :   $30 (due by first day of class)
Full tuition:     $120 (or two $60 payments due Oct. 2 and Jan. 8)

Total for year: $150



Preschool 5's--Afternoon (Immanuel Extended Day)

12 weeks / semester

    TUESDAYS  11:45--12:15

      Semester 1:  Oct. 2--Dec 18 
    Semester 2:  Ja
n. 8--April 2  (No class Mar. 26)           
                

Music and movement classes help prepare preschoolers for success in kindergarten and beyond.  All aspects of learning are greatly enhanced when music is a key element in a holistic approach to learning.  Musical play offers children experience in the two areas which are most important at this stage of development:  

  • impulse control 
  • listening with intention (the foundation for all learning)
The class meets on Tuesdays BEFORE preschool at 11:45. Parents should wait with children at the the school welcome desk and leave coats/backpacks in the preschool hallway outside the classroom.  The teacher and aide will walk students to the music classroom.  When music class ends at 12:15, children will be walked to the preschool classroom.

Registration is on a first-come basis.The one time registration fee reserves your child's place in class and covers  materials for BOTH semesters (two superb musical recordings for your family to keep and enjoy).

Registration :   $30 (due by first day of class)
Full tuition:     $120 (or two $60 payments due Oct. 2 and Jan. 8)

Total for year: $150