ONLINE CLASSES ONLY
Yes! online MUSIC classes are different from the zoom classes your children have attending for school! In my online music class we sing, dance and move with the music. My classes provide the best musical experience that can be offered in this time of Covid.
Of course, I would prefer to be with the children in my studio sharing music that is appropriate, fun and active! But in these times this option is not available and no, outdoor classes are not viable or reliable in the Hamptons. It will get cold and it does rain and snow here.
Too much zoom? Not the way I do it. The class is very active and relies on a parent or guardian sharing all the activities with the child. This way music is alive with voice and body and rhythm! No child sits in front of the screen for long in these classes. The Musikgarten program we base our classes is the best curriculum for young children out there and develop the music in your child from birth through age 9.
Call 631-324-9648 to find out which program is best for your child. All classes will include home material and an instrument. I have learned alot about effective online music classes since starting last March and my programs and my students never missed a beat! All of my musical families are bringing music as a constant in their homes and celebrating with Musikgarten's excellent music and curriculum. You can do this too! Join Now!
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All classes at the studio are taught by Ellen Johansen..Ellen Johansen, pianist and highly trained early childhood music and movement instructor, has taught Musikgarten music classes for over 25 years. All classes are taught in her music studio in East Hampton Village, New York. The music studio is a light filled, air conditioned, and conveniently located space...a special place where children and their families fall in love with music.
"We tried that other music class in town and came back because we find your classes intellectually stimulating."
- Parent enrolling in a Toddler Music Program
"Is Today Music Day?"
-a daily question from many of my enthusiastic toddlers!
We all enjoyed your program so much! What is truly amazing, is the fact that they all walked into the class and didn't know one thing about music. And look at them now. You did an amazing job!
- Parent of a child finishing Book 4 of Music Makers at the Keyboard
"Lillette woke up and twirled around singing "the north wind doth blow and we shall have snow and what will the robin do then? He'll keep himself warm inside of the barn and he'll hide himself under his wing. Poor thing. " I almost died from the cuteness. Thanks for giving her this gift. "
Mother of a Three Year Old Enrolled in Cycle of Seasons
From a mother of a piano student studying with Ellen Johansen:
Hi Ms Ellen,
I heard my son play the First Noel this morning. What a total change from a boring just reading notes play he did before your piano lesson with him. So beautiful with all the dynamics. My spirit just lifted and brought me memories.(we use to sing this in church when I was a little girl) Isn’t that amazing!? A simple music can changed your mood and can take you back in time. God is so good, for giving us the gift of music.Just want to let you know