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Early Childhood Music

Early Childhood is the most influential time in a child’s life! CSA's Early Childhood Music program nurtures your child from as early as 6 months through first grade using Musikgarten curriculum.

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Early Childhood Music

Research shows that studying music as a young child builds a solid foundation for school readiness and academic success. CSA’s comprehensive, multi-age Early Childhood Music program develops aural skills, motor coordination and self control while instilling a lifelong love of music and the ability to express creatively.

New family orientation for Early Childhood Music 
SEPT 6, 2018 | 7:00 pm | Pierce 108
JAN 17, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Pierce 108

New family orientation for Music Makers: at the Keyboard
SEPT 6, 2018 | 7:45 pm | Pierce 104

Early Childhood Music Classes

Bond with your baby while stimulating your child’s natural curiosity about the world through singing, patterning, movement and playing simple rhythm instruments. Activities promote sensory and neural development. Learn basic American Sign Language to enhance communication. 

Parent/caregiver attends class. 


$202/15 weeks | Required materials fee $38

TUE 9-9:30 am | Pierce 108 | Cathey
THU 8:45-9:15 am | Pierce 201 | Cathey

Music and movement are the focus of these joy-filled classes for you and your toddler! Each lesson includes singing, focused listening, patterning, instrument play and activities designed to promote coordination, body awareness and control, and exploration of space.

Parent/caregiver attends class. 


$202/15 weeks | Materials fee $38

TUE 9:25–9:55 am | Pierce 201 | Storm
TUE 10:05–10:35 am | Pierce 201 | Storm
WED 9–9:30 am | Pierce 201 | Storm 
THU 9:15–9:45 am | Pierce 201 | Cathey
THU 10–10:30 am | Pierce 201 | Cathey
SAT 10:10–10:40 am | Pierce 134 | Bacon

Cycles of Seasons (Musikgarten)

Classes nurture your child’s growing independence and love of the natural world. Activities include singing, patterning, focused listening, creative and dramatic play as well as exploration of musical instruments and simple ensembles. All are designed to build expressive and attentive skills. 

Parent/caregiver attends class. 

$230/15 weeks | Materials fee $45

TUE 10:45–11:30 am | Pierce 201 | Storm
WED 9:40–10:25 am | Pierce 201 | Storm
THU 10:45–11:30 am | Pierce 201 | Cathey
SAT 10:15–11 am | ARM 120 | Wilder

Music Makers 1:  At Home (Musikgarten)

Activities in part 1 of this 2-year sequential program use the habitats of nature, instruments and self-expression to establish a solid musical foundation. Your child will create ensembles and be introduced to instruments of the orchestra. Symbolic music language is introduced.

Parent/caregiver attends last 15 minutes of class. 

$255/15 weeks | Required materials fee $55

TUE 9:50–10:50 am | Pierce 108 | Cathey
WED 10:30–11:30 am | Pierce 201 | Storm
WED 3:15–4:15 pm | Pierce 201 | Storm
SAT 9:15-10:15 am | ARM 120 | Wilder

Music Makers 2: Around the World (Musikgarten)

Year two of this sequential program explores music from countries around the world.  Songs, dances, stories, rituals and customs from these cultures will give your child a deeper global understanding. Music literacy is strengthened through ensemble building and focus on written (symbolic) musical language-- melodic, rhythmic and harmonic.

Parent/caregiver attends last 15 minutes of class. 

$255/15 weeks | Required materials fee $62

TUE 11 am–12 pm | Pierce 108 | Cathey
TUE 3:45–4:45 pm | Pierce 108 | Storm
WED 4:30-5:30 pm | Pierce 108 | Storm
SAT 12:10–1:10 pm | ARM 124 | Wilder

Music Makers Keyboard Classes

Music Makers: At the Keyboard (Musikgarten) Level 1
$295/15 weeks | Required materials fee $62

MON 4–5 pm | Pierce 108 | Storm FULL
TUE 4:10-5:10 | Pierce 108 | Wilder FULL
FRI 4–5 pm | Pierce 101 | Wilder FULL
SAT 11:10 am–12:10 pm | ARM 124 | Wilder

please call the CSA office if you wish to be placed on a wait list

Music Makers: At the Keyboard (Musikgarten) Level 2 
prerequisite Level 1
$295/15 weeks | Required materials fee $62

MON 4–5:15 pm | Pierce 101 | Wilder FULL
MON 5:15–6:30 pm | Pierce 101 | Wilder FULL
THU 4–5:15 pm | ARM 124 | Wilder FULL
THU 5:15–6:30 pm | ARM 124 | Wilder
SAT 8–9:15 am | ARM 124 | Wilder

please call the CSA office if you wish to be placed on a wait list

Music Makers: At the Keyboard (Musikgarten) Level 3
prerequisite Levels 1 and 2
$295/15 weeks | Required materials fee $62

MON 3–4 pm | Pierce 101 | Wilder
WED 4–5:15 pm | Pierce 101 | Wilder FULL
WED 5:15–6:30 pm | Pierce 101 | Wilder 

please call the CSA office if you wish to be placed on a wait list

Experience Early Childhood Music at CSA

Learn how Early Childhood Music builds a solid foundation for school readiness and early success.