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Sol La Ti Music reached 10,000 enrollments

Sol La Ti Music was awarded at the annual MT center directors conference (MTAC) with a gift for surpassing 10,000 enrollments. Hooray!!!! From left: “Uncle Jerry”, Gabriele Tranchina (CEO of Sol La Ti Music) and Ken Guilmartin (founder of Music Together Worldwide)


MT “grad” is considered for special music school

We are so very pleased to hear that one of our students is in the second round of being accepted to a special music school. We’ve had several of our “grads” who made it into Lucy Moses and hope DiAnna will too. Hi Gabriele, I am so very proud to say that DiAnna has advanced to the second round of the assessment at the

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Parent ed moment: Spinning and balancing

Parent ed moment: Spinning and balancing Help your child with the development of the vestibular system Did you ever wonder why young children can spin and spin and never get dizzy? It is because they have not yet developed the vestibular system (the body’s balance mechanism in the inner ear) which is responsible for our sense of balance. It is genereally completed by the

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Parent Education: “Rain Song” – Alliteration

Rain Song Did you know? Rhymes made up of words that begin with the same letter and have the same repeating initial sound—“tongue-twisters” like “Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers”—are not only fun for children to say but are also great for language development. When two or more words have the same beginning letter with the same sound, this is called alliteration.

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Parent Education: “Nothing Blues” – Exposure to various styles

Nothin’ Blues Did you know? True to its name, “Nothin’ Blues” is in one of the forms of the musical style known as “the blues.” As an adult, you have probably heard many different styles of music: rock, rap, country, jazz, blues, classical. It’s important for young children to hear and play with a variety of musical styles, too. Children can develop an excellent

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Parent Education: “2 little Blackbirds”- fine motor skills

Two Little Blackbirds Did you know? When children hold a block, push a button, color with a crayon, and eventually write, they are using their fine motor skills. Many Music Together songs, including “Two Little Blackbirds,” give children the opportunity for “fingerplay”—they make small movements with their fingers and hands as they play. These activities build important fine motor skills by exercising the small

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Parent Education: “Can you do what I do”- memory, listening skills

Can You Do What I Do? Did you know? Children love to imitate what they see and hear adults or other children do. Imitation is important to young children’s learning and development and it’s even more enjoyable during a music and movement activity. Imitation helps develop a child’s listening skills, attention, and memory. During the rhythmic chant “Can You Do What I Do?”, children

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Parent Ed “Allee Galloo” movement and music

Allee Galloo When children run, ride a bike, play on a jungle gym, or throw a ball, they need movement skills such as coordination, balance, and body control. Since music and movement go so well together, songs can be a great way for children to practice these skills. Try these activities at home with your child: Children love how “Allee Galloo” builds from the

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Parent Ed/Expand vobulary with “Me, You and We” song

Parent Educational Moment Me, You, and We This song has been one of the favorites this semester. All children no matter what age, seem to love love it. As our classes are coming to an end, ask your child which song they enjoyed in the Bell collection. We will be doing favorites in class. Did you know? One way to support your child’s language

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Parent Educational Moment: Songs without words

French Folk Song Did you know? “French Folk Song” is one of Music Together’s many songs without words. Because children do not have to process both language and music at the same time, songs without words allow them to focus on just the music. Songs without words are also often the first songs in which pre-verbal and dual-language learners are able to participate. Songs

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