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Directions for New Kindermusik Families: Registering at my.kindermusik.com

Directions for New Kindermusik Families: Registering at my.kindermusik.com

Directions for New Families Registering at my.kindermusik.com Registering for your My.Kindermusik.com account is easy, takes less than a minute, and provides access on computers, mobile devices, and tablets.   Visit kindermusik.com. Click on “Create an account.” Enter name and email address. Set a password. Click on “Register Now,” and then log in! Enjoy! Kindermusik Online is easyRead more about Directions for New Kindermusik Families: Registering at my.kindermusik.com[…]

Kindermusik Supports Social and Emotional Growth in Toddlers!

Kindermusik Supports Social and Emotional Growth in Toddlers!

Our L1 Kindermusik class is following the “Sing & Play” unit called… (drumroll, please) With our babies and earliest toddlers, we are focusing on relating and socializing because relating and social connections for toddlers produce emotionally and socially healthy people! Lesson Focus: The Social and Emotional Toddler People, toddlers included, crave social connections. It’s oneRead more about Kindermusik Supports Social and Emotional Growth in Toddlers![…]

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.’”[…]

Interview: Luz Santos, Soprano (who happens to be 75 years old)

Interview: Luz Santos, Soprano (who happens to be 75 years old)

I WILL BE ADDING TO THIS PAGE. This page will include notes from an interview with Luz Santos, Soprano. Luz trained with the Boston Opera Company and sang with the Boston and Filipino Operas. Her most famous operatic role was Gretel in “Hansel and Gretel” with the Boston Opera. She served for several decades asRead more about Interview: Luz Santos, Soprano (who happens to be 75 years old)[…]

Stump Natalie: “Why Do Boys Have Lower Voices than Girls?”

Stump Natalie: “Why Do Boys Have Lower Voices than Girls?”

Every session, I ask students if they have any questions related to voice or performance. One long-time voice student, at the time she was around 13 y.o., explores and observes the world with creative, curious eyes, ears, and – of course – mind. Every week, she has great questions for me about voice or performingRead more about Stump Natalie: “Why Do Boys Have Lower Voices than Girls?”[…]

How to Know Whether You’re Tone Deaf – & What You Can Do About It

How to Know Whether You’re Tone Deaf – & What You Can Do About It

Do You Think You’re “Tone Deaf”? Many people come to me believing and claiming that they are tone deaf. On inquiry, however, it seems that tone deafness seems is actually more of a mystery to them. What they know is that they’re told by others that you’re “off pitch” you “can’t sing” you should be quietRead more about How to Know Whether You’re Tone Deaf – & What You Can Do About It[…]

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