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Kindermusik(TM) at Cadek (Bright School Location)

Kindermusik(TM) at Cadek (Bright School Location)

My Kindermusik Class Schedule at The Bright School Kindermusik(TM) at Cadek Music Conservatory, where I teach private lessons and Kindermusik) is opening a new location at The Bright School. I will teach all Bright School location Kindermusik classes through May 2019. Here is the currently-published schedule for Kindermusik classes at the Bright School: Spring 2019Read more about Kindermusik(TM) at Cadek (Bright School Location)[…]

YOU Are Your Child’s Kindermusik Teacher, Part 4

YOU Are Your Child’s Kindermusik Teacher, Part 4

YOU Are Your Child’s First and Most Important Kindermusik Teacher (Not the Kindermusik Classroom Teacher) ​The Value of Your Kindermusik @Home Materials Part 4 (Read Part 3 here.) And back to the parent-as teacher philosophy, those home materials are for YOU. Yes, with each set of home materials, there’s usually a small manipulative for yourRead more about YOU Are Your Child’s Kindermusik Teacher, Part 4[…]

YOU Are Your Child’s Kindermusik Teacher, Part 3

YOU Are Your Child’s Kindermusik Teacher, Part 3

YOU Are Your Child’s First and Most Important Kindermusik Teacher (Not the Kindermusik Classroom Teacher) ​The Value of Your Kindermusik @Home Materials Part 3 (Read Part 2 here.) I already mentioned that I taught Kindermusik, but it might be helpful for you to know a little more about me. That way, you can receive/interpret whatRead more about YOU Are Your Child’s Kindermusik Teacher, Part 3[…]

YOU Are Your Child’s Kindermusik Teacher, Part 2

YOU Are Your Child’s Kindermusik Teacher, Part 2

YOU Are Your Child’s First and Most Important Kindermusik Teacher (Not the Kindermusik Classroom Teacher) ​The Value of Your Kindermusik @Home Materials Part 2 (Read Part 1 here.) To be quite honest, in my early Kindermusik career, I wasn’t accustomed to the premium price Kindermusik classes typically had. I had a hard time charging forRead more about YOU Are Your Child’s Kindermusik Teacher, Part 2[…]

YOU Are Your Child’s First and Most Important Kindermusik Teacher

YOU Are Your Child’s First and Most Important Kindermusik Teacher

YOU Are Your Child’s First and Most Important Kindermusik Teacher (Not the Kindermusik Classroom Teacher) ​The Value of Your Kindermusik @Home Materials Part 1 In the Kindermusik International world, we believe that the parent—not the classroom educator—is the child’s first and most important teacher. More, we believe that the home environment—not the classroom—is the bestRead more about YOU Are Your Child’s First and Most Important Kindermusik Teacher[…]

Kindermusik Thoughts: “My Child Isn’t Doing It ‘Right.'”

Kindermusik Thoughts: “My Child Isn’t Doing It ‘Right.'”

When I participated as a mom in Kindermusik’s music and movement classes, whether as participant or as teacher, with any or all of my three kids as toddlers, now upper elementary and middle school, I quite typically experienced concerns, questions, or even sometimes embarrassments! I’d like to share a few thoughts with y’all, which IRead more about Kindermusik Thoughts: “My Child Isn’t Doing It ‘Right.’”[…]

Music Terms Demystified: Vocal Passaggio

Music Terms Demystified: Vocal Passaggio

What Is It? Vocal Passaggio A Vocal Passaggio is a portion of a person’s vocal range in which the larynx must shift in order to accommodate “passage” to another vocal register. Why Is It? Some Background Info and More Explanation To Understand Passaggi, You Must First Understand Vocal Registers We call certain portions of a person’s vocal rangeRead more about Music Terms Demystified: Vocal Passaggio[…]

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