Singing and the Magic Ingredient for Brain Health

Singing and the Magic Ingredient for Brain Health

Hey – your brain called.  It asked us to tell you to sing more. The health benefits of singing are well known.  Singing can: Boost the immune system Reduce stress by lowering cortisol levels Improve memory Increase overall happiness and energy Improve heart...
Rock Star of the Month – April 2019

Rock Star of the Month – April 2019

We love our students! They inspire us, they challenge us, they make us laugh and smile. But most importantly, they are each wonderful, unique individuals getting ready to go out into the world and make amazing things happen! That’s why we are highlighting one of our...
Harmony Garden Featured on Hudson Valley Parent

Harmony Garden Featured on Hudson Valley Parent

Huge thanks to one of our Kindermusik moms, Erica, for sharing her family’s Harmony Garden experience on the Hudson Valley Parent blog! Being a part of a child’s life from infancy into those magical preschool years and beyond is a true honor, and we are...
Teacher Feature – Meet Sam!

Teacher Feature – Meet Sam!

Sam’s love for music sparked at a very young age. Growing up he was encouraged by his parents to pursue all musical avenues.  However, his favorites have always been piano, voice, and musical theatre. Before graduating from Roy C Ketcham High School in 2016, he was...
Teacher Feature – Meet Lisa!

Teacher Feature – Meet Lisa!

Lisa’s interest for music started around the age of 4. Her grandfather, one of the most influential people in her life, began teaching her piano. He was a phenomenal musician, specializing as a professional accordionist, but was fluent in piano and double bass as...
What Size Guitar Should My Child Play?

What Size Guitar Should My Child Play?

So your child is finally embarking on his or her dreams of being a rockstar / singer-songwriter / next Andy McKee.  Awesome! There’s a funny old saying in the music world: “String instruments grow with you, but brass and woodwinds are forever.” (And...
Rock Star of the Month – January 2019

Rock Star of the Month – January 2019

We love our students! They inspire us, they challenge us, they make us laugh and smile. But most importantly, they are each wonderful, unique individuals getting ready to go out into the world and make amazing things happen! That’s why we are highlighting one of our...
Dance! It’s Good for You!

Dance! It’s Good for You!

Have you ever seen someone dancing who looked to be miserable about it?  Probably not!  Dancing is loads of fun, but it’s also hugely beneficial to our bodies and minds.  This especially true for young children, whose bodies and minds need rich experiences such as...