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Musical Discoveries

Experience music through movement, instrument exploration and stories!

young children using rhythm sticks

Musical Discoveries

Discover Music! Research shows that studying music as a young child builds a solid foundation for school readiness and academic success. CSA's Summer Music program is designed to build expressive and attentive skills through singing, focused listening, patterning and instrument play.

  • Musical Discoveries registration deadline June 8, 2018
  • No refunds after deadline
  • Optional home music materials ($25) must be ordered by June 8, 2018
  • Late registration fee, add $10
  • Classes take place on the Wheaton College Campus in Pierce 


Music with Baby (6-18 mo)

Enjoy bonding with your baby as you learn new songs, movement activities, fingerplays, and listening activities in an enriching environment. These activities will bring the joy of music into your home. Parent/caregiver attends class with child.

JUN 18-22 | M-F | 8:45-9:15 am | P108 | $35*
Kathy Cathey, CSA Early Childhood Faculty


toddler ec summer

What Do You Hear? (18 mo-3 yrs)

What do you hear? Is it high or low; fast or slow? Maybe it's a train whistle, waves on the shore, a galloping horse or a gentle breeze. Explore it all this summer through music and movement. Parent/caregiver attends class with child.

JUN 18-22 | M-F | 9:30-10 am | P201 | $45*
JUN 18-22 | M-F | 10:15-10:45 am | P201 | $45*
Ann Storm, CSA Early Childhood Faculty


students with teacher under paper tree

Up in My Treehouse (3.5-5 yrs)

Each day we will "climb in our treehouse" to look out and find new places to explore. Adventures await as we discover the world around us using story, song, instrument exploration, imagination, movement activities and rhythm games.

JUN 18-22 | M-F | 9:30-10:15 am | P108 | $60*
JUN 18-22 | M-F | 10:20-11:05 am | P108 | $60*
Kathy Cathey, CSA Early Childhood Faculty

*Optional home music materials are available for music classes:
Music with Baby | $25
What Do You Hear? | $25
Up in My Treehouse | $25
Music + Art | $25



Up in My Treehouse + Creepy, Crawly Bugs (3.5-5 yrs)

Add a visual art class to your preschooler’s musical discovery class for a morning of fun! Preschoolers will be chaperoned when moving between classrooms.

JUN 18-22 | M-F | $100*
Music 9:30-10:15 am | P108; Art 10:20-11:20 am | P104

JUN 18-22 | M-F | $100*
Art 9:15-10:15 am | P104; Music 10:20-11:05 am | P108


 mm at the keyboard

Keyboard for Beginners (6-9 yrs)

Join us for an exciting musical adventure. Get ready to play games, move, sing, drum and play songs on the keyboard in a group setting with friends. Continue the musical fun this fall in our Music Makers at the Keyboard classCaregiver attends the last 10 minutes. Students must own a keyboard for home practice. 

JUN 18-22 | M-F | 9:30-10:30 am | P101 | $80**
Joyce Anne Wilder, CSA EC Faculty

**$60 class fee plus $20 required materials