Give your child a head start
MUSIC FIRST helps your child
* Develop early literacy and language readiness
*Acquire reasoning and early math learning readiness
*Cultivate a lifelong love of music
* Increase self-control
What is music first?
your child’s mind and spirit in this enjoyable and social
class of singing, chanting, moving, and playing of simple percussion
instruments. These classes will
give your child a jumpstart in their musical development, so music will come much more easily to them in the future, and
be an enjoyable part of their lives.
and Winter semesters: 11 weeks, plus an orientation session for parents explaining Gordon
Music Learning Theory and what parents can expect from the classes.
The last class includes an evaluation report of your child’s
musical development. A CD of class songs is provided.
and Summer semesters: 6 weeks, no orientation or evaluation.
Infant/Toddler (birth to 3 years) and Preschool (3-5 years) Children experience a wide variety
of tonalities and meter through movement, singing, and playing of simple
percussion instruments in a relaxed environment. Parents or other caregivers
are required to participate. Class size limit: 10
Transitional (ages 5-7, based on musical readiness)
Instructor recommendation is required. Focuses more on music theory
and correct responses. Parents or other caregivers not required to attend.
Class size limit: 6
Fall or Winter (11 weeks) $110.00
Spring or Summer (6 weeks) $60.00
Financial aid is available.
20% off for siblings enrolled in Music First classes & Free tuition is available to qualifying families for winter 2013 at all 3 CMS locations. Call today to learn more!
Registration and Class Calendar:
Winter Session 2014
Jan. 13-March 28, 6 weeks
Spring Session 2014
April 14-May 23, 6 weeks
Jun 2-August 22
Classes subject to enrollment
Music First is offered at all CMS locations as well as several off-site locations. Please call for current locations from Hastings to Battle Creek, Albion, Tekonsha, Marshall and more!