fbpx

Family Classes

Music class for kids

We are delighted to be offering families Music and Movement group classes in 2020 at three locations across Melbourne. These classes are for children aged between 4 months and 5 years and involve attendance with a loved adult.

gm-family-classes-10

Music & Movement

Family classes are for children and a loving adult. They offer a nurturing environment where children stimulate their musical intelligence in conjunction with social, emotional, bodily-kinesthetic and linguistic intelligence. Foundations of beat, pitch, dynamics, tempo and form are delivered in a structured but adaptable and friendly environment.

In the classroom you will experience:

  • Bachelor qualified musicians delivering each class
  • Live instruments and singing
  • Engaging play-based learning
  • Tactile props to enhance meaningful storytelling
  • A variety of instruments to play
  • Puppetry
  • Dance and free movement
  • An opportunity to bond with your loved one
  • Ideas and inspiration for musical play at home

What makes our classes so unique?

Our curriculum is ever evolving and most importantly adaptable on the spot. Our qualified educators use only live instrumentation and singing (no recordings here!), which gives them the flexibility to provide a child-led learning environment. We also recognise the importance of play and developing the whole child, not just their musicality. We strive to inspire, engage, challenge and empower our students through our program to be confident and involved learners who feel comfortable in their creativity.

Our philosophy is inspired by the Kodàly approach and is designed to foster confidence as a music maker and singer. Our singing voice is our very first instrument so we focus on healthy vocal exploration in every lesson.

We offer trial classes.

Class Timetable – Term One 2020

MONDAY

Music & Movement

9:30 am – Mixed Ages
Ashburton Community Centre, Ashburton
Educator: Samara Foster-Grose
Class size: 10 Students

Learn more

7 Weeks – $119

TUESDAY

Music & Movement

9:30 am – Mixed Ages
Armadale Uniting Church, Armadale
Educator: Louise Johnson
Class size: 10 Students

Learn more

9 Weeks – $153

Music & Movement

10:05 am – Mixed Ages
Armadale Uniting Church, Armadale
Educator: Louise Johnson
Class size: 10 Students

Learn more

9 Weeks – $153

Music & Movement

10:40 am – Mixed Ages
Armadale Uniting Church, Armadale
Educator: Louise Johnson
Class size: 10 Students

Learn more

9 Weeks – $153

THURSDAY

Instrumental Studies

9:30 am – Over 4 Years
Millewa Avenue, Malvern East
Educator: Louise Johnson
Class size: 4 Students
Duration: 45 mins

CLASS FULL

Instrumental Studies

10:20 am – Over 4 Years
Millewa Avenue, Malvern East
Educator: Louise Johnson
Class size: 4 Students
Duration: 45 mins

CLASS FULL

FRIDAY

Music & Movement

9:30 am – Under 3 Years
Phoenix Park Community Centre,
Malvern East
Educator: Louise Johnson
Class size: 10 Students

Learn more

9 Weeks – $153

Music & Movement

10:05 – Under 3 Years
Phoenix Park Community Centre,
Malvern East
Educator: Louise Johnson
Class size: 10 Students

Learn more

9 Weeks – $153

Music & Movement

10:40 – Over 3 Years
Phoenix Park Community Centre,
Malvern East
Educator: Louise Johnson
Class size: 10 Students

Learn more

9 Weeks – $153

Instrumental Studies

11:30 am – Over 4 Years
Millewa Avenue, Malvern East
Educator: Louise Johnson
Class size: 4 Students
Duration: 45 mins

Learn more

9 Weeks – $202.50
(Almost Full)

Baby Classes

12:30 pm – Under 12 months
Millewa Avenue, Malvern East
Educator: Louise Johnson
Class size: 5 Babies
Duration: 30 mins

Learn more

9 Weeks – $198

Keyboard Lessons

4:00 pm – Over 4 Years
Millewa Avenue, Malvern East
Educator: Fiona Ng
Class size: 4 Students
Duration: 30 mins

Learn more

9 Weeks – $198

Gumnut music is inventive, keeps the kids engaged and there is never a dull moment. Often I catch the kids humming and singing songs they have learnt at home too. Highly recommend Louise and her team!

June – mother of Ellie, Kara and Phillip

Questions? Sign out!

We’re happy to answer any questions you might have. Just contact us below.