Reach out to the seniors in the Austin Community and share the joys of music making with them by participating in a Music Together Intergenerational class. This is a mixed-age class (birth to 5) that takes place at an assisted living facility and includes the residents at the facility. These classes create a joyful connection among generations and engage the residents' minds and bodies. The classes are beneficial for staying mentally and physically alert and stir up cherished musical memories for the elderly participants. The classes also inspire the facility staff members to weave music into every day interactions with the elders. The classes help those Heartsong families who do not have grandparents in town by providing weekly interactions with the residents who become an extended family to our Heartsong families! Each weekly 45-minute class includes songs, chants, dancing and instrument play. The residents are invited to sit in a circle around the Heartsong families and participate in any way they are able and to join in on the fun and music making.
We will offer Intergenerational Music Together classes at three assisted living facilities during the Summer Session. Becca Myers will lead a class on Tuesdays at 10:00am at Emeritus of Austin and Fleur Phillips will lead a class on Wednesdays at 10:15am at the Renaissance-Austin Retirement Residence and Fridays at 10:00am at The Summit at Northwest Hills.
Intergenerational classes are offered at a reduced tuition rate from our other classes which take place on-site at Heartsong Music. Tuition for the first child is $185 and for a second sibling it is $120. There is a $5.00 processing fee for returning families and a $15.00 processing fee for new families. Babies 10 months and younger at the time of registration are free when an older sibling registers, but are to be included in the registration. Tuition includes a beautiful songbook and 2 CD's from the Summer Session II song collection. The 8-week Summer Session begins June 24th and will go through August 17th.
Please click on our Demo Scheduler or call us at 371-9506 to try out this class for free!
"I like that you are increasing your Inter-Generational classes. I work with seniors and know they miss interacting with their own grand kids and family."
"We loved the Intergenerational class! It is so wonderful to share our precious children with the older generation and participate with them."
"I thoroughly enjoyed our Intergenerational class. Our teacher did a great job involving the entire class and including the older generation."
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