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


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Class Descriptions

FREE Trial Class (See class list below)

                
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.  Although there is no charge for a preview class, registration is required so that we can prepare for your visit.  

First, find a class you would like to visit.  Go to REGISTER and select "FREE Trial Class."  In the box below, list the date you would like to visit.  The teacher will contact you about arranging your trial class.



BABIES: My Musical World (birth--15 mon w/caregiver)

6 weeks

TUESDAYS 9:45--10:15 a.m.

    Summer Session: July 10--August 14
   Tuition and materials: $60   


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.



TODDLERS (Tues): Playing Outdoors (18 mon--3 yrs w/caregiver)

6 weeks

 TUESDAYS 9:00--9:30 a.m.

     Spring Session: April 10--May 15
     Tuition and materials: $60



Spring is in the air . . . . and the air is filled with music!  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.  



TODDLERS (Tues): Instrument Time (15 mon--3 yrs w/caregiver)

6 weeks

TUESDAYS   9:00--9:30 a.m.      

   Summer Session: July 10--August 14
   Tuition and materials: $60




Explore instruments with your active toddler!!  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.  
 



PRESCHOOLER & MOMMY: Summer Days ( 3-4 yrs. w/caregiver)

6 weeks

TUESDAYS 11:15--noon

    Summer Session: July 10--August 14
     Tuition and materials: $75


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 superior musical CD, activity book, and picture cards for you to keep!



KINDERGARTEN AND MOMMY: Seashore (5-6 yrs. w/caregiver)

6 weeks

Day and Time: TBA

Summer SessionJuly/August TBA
Tuition and Materials: $75
 

ILS Kindergarteners: continue the Music Makers program through the summer months! Children use tools for exploration to enhance sensorial learning. Together we sing, move and make music with instrument while showcasing the unique music of nature and lively forms in all animal and plant life. Materials include superior musical CD, activity book, and picture cards for you to keep!