I’m excited to teach this three-year curriculum while developing amazing musicianship at the same time.
The first year student can be ages 4, 5, or 6.* My studio preference is for preschool age children (age 4/5) to take the first year, kindergarteners (age 5/6) to take the second year, and first graders (age 6/7) to finish with the third year.
*It is possible for 5 and 6 year-old children to start with the first year, but classes after school are limited and it is easier to avoid after-school conflicts when the first and second year are taken during the school day.
Let’s Play Music teaches foundation music skills in a group setting that every teacher wishes their students had. It develops the ears (solfege hand syllables, chord changes/harmonies, sixteenth note rhythms), the eyes (seeing and recognizing the patterns they heard and experienced), the voice (always singing), and the hands (tone bells, autoharp, and then the keyboard).
The four puppet shows each year are a favorite and children learn to love Classical music by listening and acting out characters of the puppet show. In this process, children naturally understand character, form, repetition, and sequencing. Super listening skills developed!
Parents attend with their child twice a month for the first year, and once a month for years 2 and 3. Be sure to make arrangements for siblings since they are not permitted in class unless registered (example: twins). Exception: Babies able to stay in a Baby Bjorn or car seat are permitted.
FREE CLASSES (Woo Hoo!)
Contact me (firstname.lastname@example.org) or text 801.503.8189 to reserve a spot for you and your child in a FREE class to check out the program. I’m the only teacher listed in North Salt Lake teaching this fabulous curriculum. Visit my Facebook page @LPMBarbaraGill for fun photos and info, too!
Register & Enroll in 2 Simple Steps
- Register: Pay a $20 registration fee directly to Barbara Gill via Venmo (@Barbara-Gill) or Paypal (https://www.paypal.me/gillpianostudio).
- Enroll: Create an account on the corporate site: http://www.letsplaymusicsite.com, enter my teacher enrollment ID 146233, create a new student, reserve class materials, pay, and you’re done!
Click here for a complete cost sheet, including options for siblings that enroll in the program concurrently or after your child has graduated.
Overview of Materials & Curriculum Cost
Approximately one week before classes start, a parent orientation will be held where you receive your reserved materials and get a better idea of the parent, teacher, child relationship as you start your musical journey together.
The year begins September and runs through April. No crazy May! A celebration recital (last week of April/beginning of May) concludes each year.
CLASSES OFFERED 2019-2020
Only first-year curriculum
Starting Tuesday, September 3, 2019 through April 2020, I have three regular classes listed for the first-year curriculum (Red Balloons and Blue Bugs).*
Tuesday AM (10:00 – 10:45 AM)
Tuesday PM (1:15 – 2:00 PM)
Tuesday After School (5:15 – 6:00 PM)
*Friday (2:00 PM) Special Needs Children Only (children in elementary school). Parents attend each week with this class compared to the Tuesday classes. The “even” week lessons, parents act as a shadow for their special needs child.