(Birth – 7)
11-WEEK SPRING SESSION BEGINS MONDAY, APRIL 2nd
REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
Thanks for your interest in Little Roots! Our Little Roots curriculum combines music-making with movement, encouraging young children to feel the music in their bodies as they learn the creative skills that will prepare them for a life of music making. Our team of experienced teaching artists looks forward to making music with you and your family.
Little Roots Family
(45 minute classes for all ages)
Little Roots Family is a group class for those who would like to experience a music and movement class as a family. The emphasis is on expanding the group’s comfort with traditional folk songs and Amanda Panda original lyrics with themes of nature, health, kindness and silliness. In a fun and supportive environment, families will also learn how to use music as a tool at home to strengthen the family bond. We recommend that all families start here before moving into other Little Roots offerings.
11 weeks/ (plus annual $25 registration fee.)
Little Roots Stomp and Drum
(45 minute classes for 3 & 4-yr olds)
Stomp and Drum will introduce your child to the joy of making music with other young friends through song, dance, play, and a hands on introduction to the djembe. Music concepts such as rhythm, pitch, and ear training are introduced through games and repetition. The class is designed to make children feel comfortable in exploring the elements of music in a group through a range of musical styles in a friendly and playful atmosphere Recommended first step: Little Roots Family. This class can be repeated until the child is ready to move into Stomp & Strum (ages 4&5).11 weeks/
Little Roots Stomp and Strum
(45 minute classes for 4 & 5-yr olds)
Stomp and Strum will introduce your child to the joy of making music with other young friends through song, dance, play and a hands on introduction to the ukulele. Music concepts such as rhythm, pitch and ear training are introduced through games and repetition. The class is designed to make children feel comfortable in exploring the elements of music in a group through a range of musical styles in a friendly and playful atmosphere. Recommended first steps: Little Roots Family or Stomp & Drum. This class can be repeat ed until the child is ready to move into Strum & Sing, Fiddle & Whistle, or Songwriting (ages 5-7). 11 weeks/
Little Roots Strum and Sing
(45-minute classes for 5, 6 & 7 yr olds)
Little Roots Fiddle and Whistle
(45-minute classes for 5, 6 & 7 year olds)
Fiddle & Whistle introduces children to the Pennywhistle
and the Fiddle. Kids learn simple folk tunes and play musical games. Children get acquainted with the fiddle, exploring its parts and sounds as well as proper handling and bow technique. Instruments are provided for in-class practice and children take whistles home at the end of the session. (No additional cost). This class can be repeated or child may move into Strum & Sing or Songwriting (ages 5-7)11 weeks/$225
NEW! Little Roots Songwriting for Homeschoolers
(45 minutes class for 5, 6 & 7 year olds)
Kids are natural storytellers and this fun class will show them how to bring their stories to life in song. Students create lyrics and learn how to combine them with melodies. This class is all about collaboration, creativity, and building confidence. Songwriting may be repeated or the child may move into Fiddle & Whistle or Strum & Sing (ages 5-7). 11 wks/
Private Instruction/Custom Groups
Some families and children prefer a one-on-one relationship between student and teacher, or they may prefer to create a custom group.
Please contact our front desk at 846-9559 to check instructor availability for private lessons. For inquiries about custom groups, please contact Little Roots Director Amanda Panda at email@example.com.
*Age exceptions in group classes are sometimes made with recommendation from instructor and must be approved by Little Roots director.
LITTLE ROOTS BIRTHDAY PARTIES
Offered Saturdays & Sundays
Parties are located at 317 Main Community Music Center and include a musical adventure with singing, dancing and games led by one of our experienced Little Roots instructors and a make-and-take craft activity.
The party includes a high-quality cake or cupcakes (12) provided by Spün Bakery as part of the experience. (Juice and table settings included.)
Leave the set up, entertainment, and clean up to us while you focus on having fun with family and friends.
You can get your party started by filling out this Little-Roots-Birthday-Day-Registration-Form-3