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Tots Program

Making Music Academy Tots is a weekly, early childhood music and movement program for children ages 0-5 where babies, toddlers and preschoolers come to make music, connect and learn with their caregiver and a music teacher.

 

These music, movement, and sensory play sessions are a wonderful way for children to explore the world of rhythm and sound!

Teeny

Tots

Ages 0-1

Tempo Toddlers

Ages 2-3

Tiny

Tots

Ages 1-2

Talented Tots

Ages 3-5

Family Tots

Ages 0-5

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AGES 5+

Group Music Lessons

In our group music sessions, students will meet new friends with similar interests and form new social circles.

 

Practicing in front of peers in group settings can empower students, boost confidence, enhance creativity, build teamwork skills, and help students work and connect with others by learning music together.

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Ukulele

In this class, kids will learn ukulele technique and build skills using musical games and activities. They'll learn about playing as a group, composing songs, and learning chords. Children will be introduced to all sorts of musical styles, musical structure, composition, music theory, and rhythm.

Ukulele Groups:

Ages 5-7

Ages 8-10

Time: 45 minutes   

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Voice

In this class, children learn vocal technique and build their skills using musical games and activities. They'll learn about harmonization, singing together, composing your own songs, and vocal performance. Kids will be introduced to all sorts of musical styles, musical structure, composition, music theory, and rhythm.

Vocal Groups:

Ages 8-10

 Ages 11-13

Time: 45 minutes  

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 Piano

The class focuses on developing hand-eye coordination, finger dexterity, and musical expression, allowing students to express themselves through the beautiful sounds of the piano.

 

With a curriculum tailored to meet the needs of young beginners, this class provides a nurturing environment where children can learn, grow, and succeed as budding pianists. 

Piano Groups:

Ages 5-7

Ages 8-10

Ages 11-13

Time: 45 minutes  

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Musical Theatre

In our Musical Theatre program, kids will get the chance to learn and perform songs from famous Broadway musicals and Disney favourites.

 

We’ll explore vocal techniques, choreography, acting skills, and even how to do vocal auditions. At the end of each term, children will get to perform in front of an audience at our recital!

Musical Theatre Groups:

Ages 6-8

Ages 9-12

Time: 45 minutes  

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Guitar

In this program, students will learn techniques to play guitar, including chord progressions, and strumming patterns, all in a supportive and encouraging group setting.

Through a blend of structured learning and creative exploration, young guitarists will discover the joy of making music together and building a strong foundation for their musical journey. 

Guitar Groups:

Ages 8-10

Ages 11-13

Ages 16+

Time: 45 minutes    

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Brass

In this dynamic and interactive program, students will learn how to play a variety of brass instruments, including trumpet, trombone, and French horn, under the guidance of experienced instructors.

 

Through engaging lessons, ensemble playing, and fun group activities, students will develop essential skills such as breath control, technique, and musicality.

 

Our class provides a supportive and encouraging environment where young musicians can build confidence, teamwork, and a lifelong love for music.

Brass Group:

Ages 9-12

Time: 45 minutes    

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Pop Rock Band

In this vibrant and spirited class, students will learn to play popular pop and rock songs on their instrument of choice, whether it be guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, or vocals, and work together to form a cohesive band sound.

 

Students will have the chance to experiment with arranging songs, writing original music, and performing in front of an audience, building confidence and stage experience along the way.

 

 Whether they dream of performing in a band or simply enjoy playing music with others, this class provides a supportive and exciting space for students to rock out and make music together.

Pop Rock Band Group:

Ages 13-16

Time:  45 minutes

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Songwriting

Creating original songs can be one of the most enjoyable and rewarding experiences for musicians. Our songwriting program teaches the fundamentals of songwriting, arrangement and creativity at an early age, and helps students compose original songs.

 

Students will learn concepts where they learn technique, development of songs and theory. In these weekly group lessons students work together on songwriting exercises and lyrical workshops with a credited local songwriter and musician. Every few months, Songwriting Program students take the stage to perform their songs for their family and friends.
 

Songwriting Groups:

Ages 9-12

Ages 13-15

Time:  45 minutes

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Drums

Students will have the opportunity to explore different drums and percussion instruments, learning basic techniques and rhythms in a hands-on and interactive way.

 

Through engaging games, drum circles, and group activities, children will develop their sense of timing, coordination, and musicality while having a blast making music together.

 

This class is designed to spark creativity, build confidence, and instill a love for music in young learners. Whether they are beginners or have some experience with music, this class is a fantastic opportunity for children to explore the joy of drumming in a supportive and inclusive setting.

Drum Groups:

Ages 6-8

Ages 9-12

Time:  45 minutes

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Mini Musicians

Looking for the perfect beginner music lessons for your child?

 

Mini Musicians develops a strong foundation and a love for music with a focus on voice, piano, ukulele and piano.

 

Students will have the opportunity to discover a variety of instruments, experiment with different sounds, and learn basic rhythmic patterns in a fun and interactive environment.

Mini Musicians Group:

Ages 5-7

Time:  45 minutes

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Strings

Our strings sessions are designed to teach your child in a way that will motivate them, build their confidence, and help them enjoy the learning process.

Our experienced strings teachers are passionate about music and dedicated to helping students reach their full potential. We understand that every child is unique and that’s why we tailor our lessons to fit the individual needs of each student.

String Group:

Ages 8-10

Time: 45 minutes

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Dance & Music

This parent and baby/toddler dance and music class offers a unique opportunity for parents and their little ones to bond and move together in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Class activities are designed to promote physical activity and stimulate sensory development in babies.

Dance & Music Groups:

Ages 0-2

Ages 2-4

Time: 45 minutes

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Private Lessons

We are pleased to now offer private music lessons for all ages!

 

Our experienced instructors provide one-on-one instruction in a variety of instruments, including piano, guitar, voice, and ukelele.

Children:

We understand that every child is unique, so our lessons are tailored to meet the individual needs and goals of each student. Whether your child is a beginner or has existing music knowledge, our private music lessons will help them to develop their skills and reach their full potential.

 

Additionally, we offer flexible scheduling and make-up class options to accommodate busy families. Join us and watch your child's love for music grow!

Adults:

Our private lessons are open to ALL ages!  Our diverse selection of musical education is designed for all interests and demographics. Our teachers have experience in teaching young children to seniors.

AGES 2-7

Sensory Play

Our sensory play sessions offer engaging, hands-on experiences designed to stimulate your child's senses and promote holistic development.

 

These classes provide a safe environment for toddlers and their grownup to explore various textures, smells, sounds, and sights through interactive storytelling and weekly-themed sensory play setups.

 

Children are encouraged to engage in open-ended play, cultivating creativity, problem-solving skills, and cognitive development.

 

We encourage getting a little messy so little hearts can be happy!

 

These sessions are designed to be fun and educational for ages 2-7 accompanied by their caregivers.

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Ready to introduce your child to the joys of music & sensory play?

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Terrilyn is exceptional.  She inspired our 5-year-old daughter to sing (and dance) without inhibition.  We'd leave from class and our daughter would remember the lyrics and ask us to find the songs on YouTube so that she could sing along

- Brian H.

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