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: Monday, Sept. 17;  9:00--9:30

Toddlers: Tues, Sept. 18;  9:00--9:30

Mommy & Threes:  Wed. Sept. 12  10:30--11:15



BABIES: Peek-a-Boo, Baby! (birth-18 mon w/caregiver)

6 week sessions

MONDAYS  9:00--9:30 a.m.

    Fall Session 1: Sept. 24--Oct. 29
    All families: $60 (includes materials)

   Fall Session 2:  Nov. 5--Dec. 10   
    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 musical aptitude is 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.



TODDLERS (Tues): Animal Friends (18 mon-3 yrs & caregiver)

6 weeks

TUESDAYS   9:00--9:30 a.m.

 Fall Session 1: Sept. 25--Oct. 30
 All families: $60 (includes materials)

 Fall Session 2: Nov. 6--Dec. 11
 New families: $60 (includes materials)  / Returning families: $30  


Moo, baa, cock-a-doodle-doo!!  Your toddler's world is full of animals.  We'll 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.  
 

 



MOMMY's & THREES (3-4 yrs & caregiver)

12 weeks

WEDNESDAYS 10:30--11:15 a.m.


2018 Fall:  September 19--December 12  (no class Nov 21)
"The Cycle of Seasons--Wind Dancers"

Tuition & Matierals: $100 (No charge for younger siblings)


This class is designed to nurture the emergent independence of the 3-4 year old with caregivers present.  Activities follow the changing of the seasons and include singing, chanting, listening games, tonal/rhythmic patterns, instrument exploration, and creative movement.  Although parents stay for the class, some of the activities are designed to have the children  participate independently of their parents. 
Materials include two superior musical CD, activity book, and picture cards for you to keep so the learning continues at home!



PRESCHOOL 4's: MORNING (Immanuel Extended Day)

Mondays 10:45--11:15


MONDAYS 10:45--11:15

Online registration opens Sept. 4

Semester 1:  October 1--December 18 
Semester 2:  Ja
nuary 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) 

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. 

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 Sept. 10)
Full tuition:     $120 (or two $60 payments due Oct. 1 and Jan. 7)

Total for year: $150

 



PRESCHOOL 4's: AFTERNOON (Immanuel Extended Day)

Mondays 2:15-2:45


Mondays 2:15-2:45

​Online registration opens Sept. 4

Semester 1:  October 1--December 18 
Semester 2:  Ja
nuary 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 Sept. 10)
Full tuition:     $120 (or two $60 payments due Oct. 1 and Jan. 7)

Total for year: $150 



PRE-KINDERGARTEN 5's (Immanual Extended Day)

2018 Fall Semester (12 classes)

       TUESDAYS  11:00--11:45 a.m.

         Online registration opens Sept. 4
     
      Semester 1:  Oct. 7--December 12 (No class  Nov. 21)
      Semester 2:  Ja
n. 9--April 24  (No class Mar. 27)                                    
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) 

Immanuel PreK students may enroll in an optional extended day music program. The class meets on Tuesdays from 11:00--11:45.
  • If your child attends Immanuel's morning preschool, he/she will be walked to the Musikgarten classroom immediately after preschool ends, and you should pick him/her up at the Musikgarten classroom. â€‹
  • If you child attends Immanuel's afternoon preschool, please bring your child to the Musikgarten classroom.  We will lead your child to the preschool wing immediately after Musikgarten class has ended. 
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 Sept. 10)
Full tuition:     $120 (or two $60 payments due Oct. 7 and Jan. 9)

Total for year: $150