Conservatory Outreach




A musical experience for parents / caregivers and children from newborns to 5 years old (extended to older children for summer session)
Dr. Herbert Marsh
all, Instructor

Moms know that even babies in the womb respond to music, and caregivers of very young children can see responses to music from baby's very first days. Most music programs, however, wait until a child is three or four years old before engaging them in music as an activity. BW is excited to offer MusicPlay - a music and movement experience for young children and their caregivers. In small groups, children learn to recognize musical phrases and develop body coordination through a diverse collection of songs, chants, and movement activities. Children (and caregivers) will be physically and musically engaged in creative and fun experiences to begin a life-long musical journey.

Students will be placed in classes by the instructor prior to the first class, based on your day preference. Placement is according to age, movement ability, and previous MusicPlay experience. Parents/caregivers will be notified of placement at least one week before classes start.

Fall 2014 Schedule

Tuesdays, beginning September 16

Class Times:
9:00 - 9:45 am
10:00 - 10:45 am
11:00 - 11:45 am 

Class Fee: $90.00 for 10 week session plus a $15 registration fee for new students

Location: The Boesel Musical Arts Center located at 49 Seminary Street, Berea, OH in the Early Childhood Suite! The suite includes a spacious classroom and a parent/sibling observation room that is equipped with a one-way mirror window and sound reproduction from the classroom allowing parents to observe their children's progress during classes. The Early Childhood Suite is in BMAC 064 on the lower level.

Dr. Herbert Marshall is a faculty member in the Music Education Department at BW. He has experience creating curricula and teaching young children in similar programs in Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Michigan. He is active nationally and internationally teaching workshops and presenting at conferences regarding early childhood music development.

Registration with the online form below, or
contact the Conservatory Outreach Office:
440-826-2365 --    

Online Registration

You must read the Conservatory Outreach Policies page before registering.  After registering, you will be contacted within the next two business days to process your credit card payment.

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