Early Childhood Summer Classes

Musikgarten® Early Childhood Music & Movement
MIC Musikgarten® classes offer a comprehensive, sequential plan for the musical development of children, birth to age seven, in a joyful and stimulating educational environment.


Six Week Summer Session (no classes July 1-7)

Begins:  Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Ends:  Monday, July 29, 2019

Musikgarten®: Family Music for Babies
(ages birth – 18 months)

45 minutes • $90 • 6 weeks (plus $34 materials fee)
Play musically with your baby through bouncing and rocking songs, wiggle and peek-a-boo games, dancing, moving and singing.  Activities will increase your child’s curiosity about music, develop listening skills and a sense of beat, and establish the foundation for singing and musical thought. An adult must accompany each child. NO CLASSES: July 1-7
Tuesday        9:15 – 10:00 am              Evanston East       Nina Wallenberg
Tuesday        11:15 am – 12:00 pm       Winnetka               Suzanne Hannau
Wednesday   9:15 – 10:00 am              Winnetka               Suzanne Hannau

Saturday       9:00 – 9:45 am                Chicago-Gratz        Suzanne Hannau

Saturday       9:15 – 10:00 am              Evanston East        Juli Brubaker

Satruday       9:15 – 10:00 am              Lake Forest            TBD

Musikgarten®: Family Music for Toddlers (ages 16 mos – 3 yrs)

45 minutes • $90 • 6 weeks (plus $34 materials fee)
Develop a strong musical bond with your toddler while singing, chanting, moving, dancing, listening and playing simple instruments. These activities bridge the natural connection between music and movement while enhancing and further developing your child’s musical aptitude and listening abilities. Classes provide an active, hands-on musical environment appropriate for this age. An adult must accompany each child.  NO CLASSES: July 1-7

Tuesday          9:15 – 10:00 am       Winnetka             Suzanne Hannau
Tuesday         10:15 – 11:00 am       Evanston East     Nina Wallenberg
Wednesday    10:15 – 11:00 am       Winnetka            Suzanne Hannau
Saturday        10:00 – 10:45 am       Chicago-Gratz     Suzanne Hannau

Saturday        10:15 – 11:00 am       Evanston East     Juli Brubaker

Saturday         10:15 – 11:00 am      Lake Forest         TBD


Musikgarten®: The Cycle of Seasons (ages 3-4 years)

45 minutes $90 • 6 weeks (plus $34 materials fee)
Celebrate your child’s love of nature and growing independence through activities that focus on the joys of summer. Classes are designed to build attention span, self-expression, and language development.  They include singing, chanting, moving, focused listening, musical games, exploring musical instruments, creative movement, as well as stories for the children to act out and embellish. An adult must accompany each child.  NO CLASSES:  July 1-7

Tuesday        10:15 – 11:00 am                Winnetka            Suzanne Hannau

Tuesday        11:15 am – 12:00 pm          Evanston East      Nina Wallenberg
Wednesday   11:15 am – 12:00 pm          Winnetka             Suzanne Hannau
Saturday        11:00 – 11:45 am               Chicago-Gratz      Suzanne Hannau
Saturday       11:15 am – 12:00 pm          Evanston East      Juli Brubaker

Saturday       11:15 am – 12:00 pm          Lake Forest          TBD

Musikgarten®: Music Makers I – At Home in the World (ages 5-6 years)

45 minutes • $90 • 6 weeks (plus $34 materials fee)
Students will develop skills to establish the foundation of musical literacy, expand their listening capabilities, build self-discipline and social skills through ensemble development, and cultivate skills that impact all academic learning.  Class activities and objectives include

dramatizing folk tales, coordinating body and voice, training the ear, and establishing fundamental music skills. An adult must accompany each child.  NO CLASSES: July 1-7


Tuesday        12:30 – 1:15 pm         Winnetka              Suzanne Hannau
Wednesday   12:30 – 1:15 pm         Winnetka              Suzanne Hannau
Saturday        12:00 – 12:45 pm      Chicago-Gratz        Suzanne Hannau

Musikgarten®: All Together Now (multi-level, ages birth-4 years)

45 minutes • $90 • 6 weeks (plus $34 materials fee)
Mixed-age classes allow families to all come to the same class and give families an opportunity to develop a shared repertoire of music and childhood games. NO CLASSES: July 1-7


Friday         11:00 – 11:45 am         Chicago-Gratz        Suzanne Hannau
Saturday      1:00 – 1:45 pm           Chicago-Gratz        Suzanne Hannau