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Suzuki Early Childhood Music Class

No prior musical experience necessary. Parent/Guardian and child (age 0-4) will participate in a weekly interactive music class. Parents will enjoy watching their babies develop rhythmic and melodic awareness, memory and social skills. Teachers work with parents to build a repertoire of lullabies, musical coordination songs and nursery rhymes. Parents are encouraged to use the Curriculum CD at home and to repeat the songs and rhymes daily. With a strong emphasis on positive parent and child interaction and peer-to-peer learning, our classes are designed as pre-instrumental education that dovetails beautifully into your child learning an instrument.


Children will learn skills that will benefit them in all aspects of their life such as confidence, self-control, independence, listening, mental focus, memory, increased vocabulary, sensitivity and numeracy development – all while having a blast! Classes are taught by registered Suzuki Early Childhood Education instructors (SECE).


Age levels: Suzuki ECE is for children ages 0 to 4, and accompanying parent/guardian.


We use a curriculum developed by The Suzuki Association of the Americas, which has been researched, tested and refined by renowned early childhood educators for over 30 years.

DATE: Thursdays, April 23 - June 18, 2020      9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

FEE: Member Fee: $180 / Regular Fee: $200.00 

Instructor Kate Shaner:

Kate is a dedicated and passionate Suzuki teacher and music educator. She is currently on the violin faculty at the Miles Nadal JCC in Toronto. Prior to moving to Toronto in 2019 with her husband Rabbi Jordan Shaner, Kate was the assistant director of Greenwich Suzuki Academy and head of development for the Friends of Greenwich Suzuki Academy fund. She was also a primary member of the violin, viola and SECE faculty. Before that she served as the Director of the Milford Branch at The Music School of Delaware and a core violin and viola faculty member in the school’s Suzuki Academy from 2013-2017. In 2016, Kate was selected as one of Delaware’s top young professionals and received the Delaware Business Times “Best 40 under 40” award. She is a graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy and holds degrees from the University of Memphis (B.M.) and Ithaca College (M.M., Suzuki Pedagogy). 


Program Type: Education,
Age range: 0-4yrs
Classes Start: Thursday, April 23, 2020
Classes End: Thursday, June 18, 2020
Day Time # of lessons Spots Available Member Value Fee Regular Fee Code
Suzuki Early Childhood Music Class 0-4yrs Thursdays April 23 - June 18 9:30- 10:30am No class May 28 9:30 - 10:30am 8 CA$180.00 CA$200.00 CTFSUZUSP20P

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