A Song in Your Heart

Sing!

I’ve been thinking. Singing TOGETHER in Kindermusik class is such a gift. Not only for the children but for the grown-ups, too. Did you know that communal singing has long been on the decline in the United States? That fact … Continue reading

Studio Service Project

“The best things to do with the best things in life is to give them away.” – Dorothy Day One of our joys during the holiday season is our Song of the Heart Studios service project. We call it Wear … Continue reading

PlayDates With a Purpose

Oh, how we LOVE our PlayDates with a Purpose. We are finding that children and Grand-Friends are the perfect combination for joy. We partner with Beehive Homes to bring this multi-generational class together to sing and laugh and share. Today, … Continue reading

We Are All About Growth

GROWTH – it’s the work of childhood and if you think about it, it’s really the work of life.  As parents, we are constantly growing and stretching and learning. We think we have this parenting thing down and then the … Continue reading

Joy!

The brilliant Fred Rogers said,  “When we treat children’s play as seriously as it deserves, we are helping them to feel the JOY that’s to be found in the creative spirit,” You’ll notice that we take children’s play, JOY, and … Continue reading

Family – Grow Your Bond With Kindermusik

Our FAMILY is at the beach this week. 24 people in one giant beach house to celebrate a 90th birthday, an 88th birthday and 65 years of marriage for the two birthday kids. We’re singing, we’re dancing, we’re surfing, we’re laughing, … Continue reading

Can Music Help that Back to School Angst?

Whether it’s a first-time experience of going to school or having to say goodbye to an older sibling going to school, change – as exciting as it may be – can also be unsettling for a child. Once-predictable routines are … Continue reading

The Music of the USA

Love American music? So do we. Did you know the tune to our national anthem comes from a Tavern Song? Really! Here is a fascinating look at the history and development of music in our country. From songs of the … Continue reading

It’s Science!

While those of us “in the know” – musicians of all types – have always understood that music has positive health benefits for us, it’s not common knowledge. Dr. Boyle shares research with us that explains how the magical art … Continue reading

Stand With Arms Wide Open

My heart was both broken and mended today. An old friend stopped by my table at a restaurant. A beautiful, funny, warm soul whom I’ve known since early childhood. We played with Barbies together, climbed into (and fell out of) … Continue reading