Music Moves For Piano

Age 4-7


Music Moves for Piano teaches student musicians to hear what they play and play what they hear in engaging, creative and fun classes.

Lesson activities sequentially apply what research says about how children best learn music and encourage students to listen, think, move, sing, improvise and perform. Students develop solid piano technique and keyboard skills through solos, duets, and improvisations. Four students is the maximum per class.

In Music Moves for Piano students learn to:

  • Improvise, play by ear, transpose, and harmonize
  • Sing and play
  • Perform with comfort and fluency in a variety of social settings
  • Play with technical ease and freedom from muscular tension
  • Listen to and perform music with understanding
  • Think about music in the context of a meter and a tonality
  • Become independent music thinkers

The youngest students must be 4 by September 1st of the current school year to register.

Music Moves FAQs

Class Details


Fall 2022

Class Age Length Rate Status
Book A - PreK/K 4-6 50 minutes $540.00 Register
Book B 6-7 50 minutes $540.00 Register

PLEASE NOTE


  1. For Book A - PreK/K students must be 4 years old by September 1st of the current school year
  2. For Book B - New students must be 6 years old by September 1st of the current school year.  Continuing students may be younger than 6 that have completed Book A.

How To Enroll

To enroll in Music Moves For Piano, visit our registration site. If you have any questions about Music Moves For Piano, please fill out our inquiry form.

Fees & Aid

  • There is a once-yearly non-refundable $40 registration fee per family.
  • There is a $20 fee per term for payment plans.
  • No registration fee is charged for summer study.

Faculty


Krista Jadro

Krista Jadro

Every child has the potential to learn music. Music learning begins before birth and flourishes with...

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Cathy Marks

Cathy Marks

All children have the potential to learn music, and early music classes foster lifelong music...

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Christy Zarlengo

Christy Zarlengo

My goal is always to help young children fall in love with music, in an educational environment...

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Clare Sung

Clare Sung

My primary goal is to give my students an incredibly positive experience with learning music...

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Ruby Lee

Ruby Lee

One can read, listen, dance, sing and express feelings through music....

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Shena Miura

Shena Miura

I believe learning music offers both children and adults many benefits beyond the music itself...

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Siu Yan Luk

Siu Yan Luk

My goals of teaching are to develop students’ critical hearing and thinking skills in music. Music...

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About


Classes For Young Children


Our Classes For Young Children are based on Music Learning Theory and research on how children learn music. Students are guided through the stages of music learning (acculturation, imitation and assimilation) to provide understanding for a lifelong enjoyment of music and to prepare for formal instruction.

Our staff and faculty are skilled in early childhood music development and are happy to discuss any of these programs with you. Contact us at info@bmsmusic.org

Contact Us

Brookline Music School is a nonprofit organization that has provided excellence in music education to the Greater Boston community since 1924. We rely on the generous support of our donors to benefit the community through music.

Brookline Music School welcomes students of all ages. Enrollment is open year-round so students may begin private lesson study at any time. Join us!


Office Hours

Monday: 9am to 9pm
Tuesday: 9am to 9pm
Wednesday: 9am to 9pm
Thursday: 9am to 9pm
Friday: 9am to 9pm
Saturday: 8am to 7pm
Sunday - 8am to 7pm (beginning Sept 18th)