EARLY STARTERS MUSIC & MOVEMENT

Relaxed, engaging, and highly educational 30-minute weekly classes for young children aged 2-4 years.

Having attended many classes of all types over the span of 3 children, I can honestly say that this programme is exceptional in terms of content and delivered with true care and passion. It is constructive and builds musical enjoyment and awareness in a way that is pure fun and the consistency of the classes builds confidence in the children. I cannot praise this music school enough to be honest but the greatest measure is that my child can’t wait to get there and then doesn’t want to leave.

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About the program

Early Starters Music and Movement is an exclusive program that accepts only 5 children in each class. This maximises learning outcomes for each individual student allowing each student to receive more attention from the instructor and a more personalised curriculum for each group. 

In this program, your child will:

  • have lots of fun;

  • make lots of noise;

  • sing, shout, whisper, and count;

  • play with percussion instruments;

  • play the piano;

  • clap, stomp, tiptoe, run, spin and more.

From this experience, your child will:

  • share, take turns, and learn from their peers;

  • develop fine-motor skills;

  • develop verbal and social skills;

  • develop a sophisticated musical vocabulary;

  • develop a basic awareness of the layout and function of the piano;

  • learn to respond with movement to musical structure, texture, pitch, beat and rhythm.

What sets our program apart?

Advantage Music Academy:

  • has its own dedicated, professional music school;

  • allows a maximum of 5 children per class to maximise outcomes;

  • does not accept mid-term enrolments (in existing classes) even if there is a place available to maximise outcomes;

  • uses "real" and diverse music;

  • writes its own flexible, ever-improving, ever-evolving curriculums that adjust to each group to maximise outcomes;

  • uses curriculums built on education research and practice;

  • uses a flexible approach that responds to children's spontaneous ideas and reactions;

  • transitions children to complete independence from parental involvement;

  • incorporates basic piano skills.

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Our competitors:

  • hire different venues such as civic centres and churches;

  • have large class numbers (6-12 children);

  • accept mid-term enrolments;

  • use nursey rhymes and songs children can learn from anywhere;

  • have narrow franchise curriculums;

  • follow the curriculum script leaving no room for flexibility, improvisation, and exploration;

  • have curriculums not supported by education research;

  • depend on parental involvement;

  • use basic percussion instruments only.

 

REGISTER NOW FOR 2023

Places are now open to new enrolments for term 1, 2023 (see term dates).

The minimum enrolment period is one term.