Musikgarten Musikgarten

Miss Noelle's Musikgarten
Noelle D.W. Chandler, Instructor
3317 Rods Court
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 761-5666
email: point.your.toes@gmail.com

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Class Descriptions

 

Please scroll down this page for class descriptions and tuition rates.
PLEASE NOTE: You are welcome to register and begin attending Musikgarten classes at any time during a semester.  Tuition will be pro-rated for the remainder of the semester.
To register for classes, please click on "Registration"  on the menu bar to the left.
 
Summer 2018 Expanded Summer Offerings
 

*********************************************************************“"Music for Little Minds” is built of songs, stories, games and exercises for parents to do with babes in arms both sleeping and awake. Stimulate little brains to learn and grow! Classes include recommended exercises for during the week to keep engaging baby and develop a dialogue between parents and new babies.
Recommended Materials: Musikgarten “Babies II” CD & Instrument Bag for at-home use: $40
Drop-in classes for $15 each; second sibling for $110. Ages 0-12mo (yes, even newborns!)

Tuesdays @ 11am
Thursdays @ 5:45pm
Saturdays @ 4pm
 
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“Moving & Shaking” is the middle group for new movers, combining baby songs and movement-oriented activities to exercise new muscles and develop coordination! Classes include recommended exercises for during the week to keep kiddos moving forward mentally, physically…and musically!
Recommended Materials: Musikgarten “Musical Instruments” Set 1 for at-home use: $35
Drop-in classes for $15 each; second sibling for $110. Ages 12mo-18mo (crawling or walking!)

Wednesdays @ 9:30am
Thursdays @ 9:30am
Saturdays @ 10am
 
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“Clap with Me” is rhythmically interesting and percussive, all about sounds and stories! Students and their grown-ups will move, sing, clap and dance together with a focus on starting and stopping, impulse control, and the beginnings of music-reading readiness. Classes include recommended exercises for during the week to keep parents connecting musically with children.
Recommended Materials: Musikgarten “Musical Instruments” Set 1 for at-home use: $35
Drop-in classes for $15 each; second sibling for $110. Ages 18mo-3y (get their energy out!)

Tuesdays @ 10am & 5:45pm
Wednesdays @ 5:45pm
Saturdays @ 11am

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“Nature’s Magic” introduces preschoolers to song and story concepts like taking turns and using their senses while dropping in the colors of the world, animal concepts and seasonally appropriate material.
Classes include recommended exercises for during the week to encourage family bonding in nature.
Recommended Materials: Musikgarten “Musical Instruments” Set 2 for at-home use: $50
Drop-in classes for $15 each; second sibling for $110. Ages 3y-5y (imaginative imagery!)

Thursdays @ 10:30am
Saturdays @ 5pm

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“Preschool Lullabies” winds down older children with quiet, gentle songs and stories which encourage cuddling, bonding, learning and long slumbers. Classes include recommendations for bedtime behaviors that help preschoolers get the best possible night’s sleep.

Recommended Materials: Musikgarten “Musical Instruments” Set 2 for at-home use: $50
Drop-in classes for $15 each; second sibling for $110. Ages 3y-5y (better sleep for the whole family!)

Tuesdays @ 6:30pm
Thursdays @ 6:30pm


All of Miss Noelle’s Classes require 4+ students to run!

Cuts and Schedule adjustments will be made the week of June 5-9.

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“Individual or Small Group Classes are available for $50 per 30-minute individual class or $80 for 30-minute class 2-4 students. They can be scheduled around parent/child preference at Miss Noelle’s home studio or wherever the individual or small group might prefer: Miss Noelle’s Musikgarten is mobile!

Individual Classes are recommended for students with behavioral/health issues who may not be ready for the stimulation of a medium-to-large sized class.

Small Group Classes are recommended for families with tight-knit friends who would like to schedule their musical and developmental education on their time and in their space.

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS, TUITION AND MATERIALS FEES:
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Music for Little Minds: JANUARY (0-16mo)

Music for Little Minds

“Music for Little Minds” is built of songs, stories, games and exercises for parents to do with babes in arms both sleeping and awake. Stimulate little brains to learn and grow! 
Recommended Materials: Musikgarten “Babies I” CD & Instrument Bag for at-home use: $40
Drop-in classes for $15 each; second sibling for $45. Ages 0-18mo (yes, even newborns!)

Wednesdays @ 5:45pm

JANUARY CLASS DATES: January 2, 9, 16 & 23
 

Tuition:$50 per month


Clap with Me: JANUARY (16mo-3y)

Month-Long Mini-Session

“Clap with Me” is percussive and movement-oriented, giving small ones a chance to share the space with each other and learn classroom and music skills kindly and while having a whole lot of fun. Stimulate little brains to learn and grow! 
Drop-in classes for $15 each; second sibling for $45. Ages 16mo-3y

Wednesdays @ 6:30, Thursdays @ 10am & 5:45pm

JANUARY CLASS DATES: January 2 & 3, 9 & 10, 16 & 17, 23 & 24

Tuition:$50 per month


Nature's Magic: JANUARY (3y-5y)

Nature's Magic

"Nature's Magic" is an imaginative romp of poetry, songs, percussive movements, and moving towards reading music as a language skill. $50 for 4 classes in this month-long mini-session.

Thursdays @ 6:30pm

JANUARY CLASS DATES: January 3, 10, 17, 24

Tuition:$50 per month


Music for Little Minds: MARCH (0-16mo)

Music for Little Minds

“Music for Little Minds” is built of songs, stories, games and exercises for parents to do with babes in arms both sleeping and awake. Stimulate little brains to learn and grow! 
Recommended Materials: Musikgarten “Babies I” CD & Instrument Bag for at-home use: $40
Drop-in classes for $15 each; second sibling for $45. Ages 0-18mo (yes, even newborns!)

Wednesdays @ 5:45pm

MARCH CLASS DATES: March 6, 13, 20, 27

 
 

Tuition:$50 per month


Sing with Me: MARCH (16mo-3y)

Month-Long Mini-Session

“Sing with Me” works on developing the ear along with the vocabulary, giving small ones a chance to share the space with each other and learn classroom and music skills kindly and while having a whole lot of fun. Stimulate little brains to learn and grow! 
Drop-in classes for $15 each; second sibling for $45. Ages 16mo-3y

Wednesdays @ 6:30, Thursdays @ 10am & 5:45pm

MARCH CLASS DATES: March 6 & 7, 13 & 14, 20 & 21, 27 & 28

Tuition:$50 per month


Nature's Magic: MARCH (3y-5y)

Nature's Magic

"Nature's Magic" is an imaginative romp of poetry, songs, percussive movements, and moving towards reading music as a language skill. $50 for 4 classes in this month-long mini-session.

Thursdays @ 6:30pm

MARCH CLASS DATES: March 7, 14, 21, 28

Tuition:$50 per month


Music for Little Minds: MAY (0-16mo)

Music for Little Minds

“Music for Little Minds” is built of songs, stories, games and exercises for parents to do with babes in arms both sleeping and awake. Stimulate little brains to learn and grow! 
Recommended Materials: Musikgarten “Babies I” CD & Instrument Bag for at-home use: $40
Drop-in classes for $15 each; second sibling for $45. Ages 0-18mo (yes, even newborns!)

Wednesdays @ 5:45pm

MAY
CLASS DATES: May 8, 15, 22, 29
 

 
 

Tuition:$50 per month


Play with Me: MAY (16mo-3y)

Month-Long Mini-Session

“Play with Me” emphasizes the joys of play and imagination, giving small ones a chance to share the space with each other and learn classroom and music skills kindly and while having a whole lot of fun. Stimulate little brains to learn and grow! 
Drop-in classes for $15 each; second sibling for $45. Ages 16mo-3y

Wednesdays @ 6:30, Thursdays @ 10am & 5:45pm

MAY CLASS DATES:May 8 & 9, 15 & 16, 22 & 23, 29 & 30

Tuition:$50 per month


Nature's Magic: MAY (3y-5y)

Nature's Magic

"Nature's Magic" is an imaginative romp of poetry, songs, percussive movements, and moving towards reading music as a language skill. $50 for 4 classes in this month-long mini-session.

Thursdays @ 6:30pm

MAY CLASS DATES: May 9, 16, 23, 30

Tuition:$50


Play (Suncatchers) with Me

A mixed-toddlers version that combines the carefree exploration of Play with Me with the slightly more structured and nature/story based Suncatchers.

Tuition:$130
Materials:$40 (optional)


A spring semester for infants and young children prior to toddling

Rocking songs, fingerplay, stretching, dancing, climbing, singing, instruments and rhythm, all for the little ones in your life! 

Tuition:$130
Materials:$35 (optional)


Singing, dancing, music and rhythm games for toddlers!

Rocking songs, dancing and movement, repetition and singing, instruments and more!

Tuition:$130
Materials:$30 (optional)