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© 2019 by Merry Music Makers

MAKE MUSIC with your child during a free 45-minute group class in your neighborhood. Simply choose a day and time that works for your schedule at one of our 4 locations in Lakeview, Andersonville, Edgewater or Lincolnwood!

MUSIC TOGETHER Mixed Age class is our most popular class that is perfect for any baby, toddler, or preschooler to attend with their favorite grown-up(s). There are also classes in Spanish or French--even one for babies only! No payment information required.

 

SIGN-UP for the class that fits your schedule or learn more below.

 

Music Together®

Our essential Mixed Age class is one that a child attends from birth through age 5. Following the recommendations of child development researchers, we foster family-style learning in classes where younger children enjoy watching and imitating the older children who are working on singing in tune and keeping a steady beat. Class includes a range of musical experiences, from playful free-movement to instrumental jam sessions, where each child participates at their own level: singing, moving, listening, watching, or exploring instruments. Songs draw from folk tunes mixed with sounds from around the globe and chants in unusual tonalities and meters. 

 

Music Together Babies Only

A class for newborns through eight months. Song activities are designed to facilitate an active support for infants' musical growth and the creation of a special bond between parent and child through music. This class incorporates activities focused on the needs of infants who are not yet crawling, such as babbling with baby, finger plays, infant massage, large movement and the use of partners and mirrors. Class size is limited to 10 infants.

Music Together con Español

This bilingual family class is for Spanish speakers looking for a more accessible way to experience Music Together, as well as for families who want some exposure to the Spanish language through music. Families receive a CD plus digital access to the semester’s songs recorded in a mixture of Spanish and English, as well as the English-language songbook and a booklet with the Spanish lyrics. Everyone will have a great time in this Music Together family class that’s accessible to todo el mundo—everyone—regardless of your level of Spanish-language proficiency!

Sing French with Madame Julie

Music is a great tool for learning a new language. This immersion-style class proves it by incorporating vocabulary through French folk songs and other fun musical activities.  Madame Julie is a native French-speaker and will introduce children from birth to age 5 to the language in a developmentally appropriate and fun way. No prior knowledge of French is necessary just a willingness to sing and have fun "en français!"