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9:00am (Worship in the Chapel)
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Wednesday Nights - Resumes August 13th



Smoke Rise Baptist Church
5901 Hugh Howell Road
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
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Children are naturally drawn to music which will make your time in Musikgarten classes both fun and beneficial. Activities include bouncing songs and rocking songs, finger plays and body awareness games, dances and instrumental play, all of which stimulates the brain, fosters physical development, and cultivates listening skills. And only Musikgarten can offer you coordinated, sequential curricula to grow with your child all the way through group piano lessons.

Musikgarten involves the whole family! In addition to attending classes with your baby, you will receive a wonderful CD full of fun songs to sing, beautiful lullabies to rock with, lively melodies for bouncing your baby, and instrumental pieces for playing rhythm instruments or dancing to. Additionally, you will receive a set of instruments, and a book to help support you as continue the music-making at home.

Musikgarten classes for all preschool ages: Family Music for Babies, Newborn – 18 months; Family Music for Toddlers, 15 months – 3 ½ years and Cycle of Seasons, ages 3 – 5. Class curriculum is based on meeting the developmental needs of children as they grow. Favorite songs, stories, and dances are revisited throughout – building on what each child has mastered and enjoyed – making successful learning easier.

Ginger Tankersly, instructor is certified in Musikgarten levels Family Music for and Cycle of Seasons for preschoolers. Ginger is a Music Education graduated of University of Mississippi. She taught in Yokkaichhi, Japan before returning home to Atlanta and teaching in the public schools. Ginger has over 20 years experience teaching children music in the public and private schools. She is married and has 2 boys.

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Classes offered Fall / Spring Semester

Family Music for Babies (0-30 mos.) Mondays 10:15-10:45am

Cycle of Season (ages 2 1/2 - 4 yrs) Mondays 11-11:45am

Mixed Age Class (18mos. – 5 yrs) Mondays 1:30-2:15pm

Tuition fee per 12 week session:

Family Music for Babies - $90

Cycle of Seasons and Mixed Age class - $135
Academy Registration: $45 (one time reg. Aug.- July)
Supply fee: $35 per family / per class (optional)

Baby and toddler packs include rhythm instruments, CD and an activity book 3’s, 4’s and 5’s packs include CD, activity book and listening cards.