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Music classes for kids in ZH or AG

Hi,

Could anyone recommend some music classes for kids (I have a 3 year old and an 18 months old) were they can have fun and play a little bit.
I live in Würenlos so if there is anything not too far that would be great!

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Old 29.05.2008, 13:43
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Re: Music classes for kids in ZH or AG

Music school is offered for elementary schoolars in Würenlos. Maybe your kids are a bit too young for music, have you considered other creative activities?
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Old 29.05.2008, 13:51
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Re: Music classes for kids in ZH or AG

I was thinking of something like gymboree in Zurich and they start classes at the age of 6 months already...

Any other suggestions for activities?
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Re: Music classes for kids in ZH or AG

I can understand you wanting to get your children 'into' music at an early age, but rather than 'tie them down' to a specific day at a specific time in a specific place (that comes soon enough!) I would suggest opening their eyes and ears, in fact their whole bodies, to rhythm and sounds yourself. Singing to/with the children and playing simple tunes on the guitar, recorder or keyboard are a great start. Our children loved banging on something or shaking tins with dried peas in (this dates me!) and had a good sense of rhythm long before their first 'music school' lessons. If you are completely tone-deaf and have no CD player or its modern equivalent maybe one of the Mothers you meet up with could be pursuaded to sing or play with the whole group while you are together.
P.S. It's quite fun singing with children as they think Mummy sings beautifully when they are small!
For your original question - sorry can't help.

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Re: Music classes for kids in ZH or AG

There is a music school East of the US Consulate but I forget the name.

I would suggest very exciting music, like classical music from John Williams or Hanz Zimmer. Its gets kids into instrumentals at a young age. I know that in Australia and the US they have classical music presentations for children which are great because they arent killing the kids with Schastakovich or Mahler. I would guess that they have somthing like that around here, but I would not not where to look.

"classic Fm" out of London used to package a couple CD's for children who wanted to get into classical music.

Then again I dont know if you wanted your child to learn a classical instrument or just guitar lessons?




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