Why Kindermusik?

Alex and Music’s Magic: A Kindermusik Story

Mark and Kim Elicker and their son Ethan were a wonderful family, but they all had so much more love to give. About six years ago they traveled to China to adopt two year old Alex. This is his story - a story of endless love and musical magic. Kindermusik for Ethan Before Alex came [...]

Music’s Effect on the Developmental Domains

When we say that music is a powerful tool for learning, one of the biggest reasons is because music positively affects every area of a child’s development.  And for over 30 years, one of the strongest advocates for early childhood development through music and movement has been Kindermusik International. With a music and movement curriculum [...]

Educator Spotlight: Vanessa Lynch

Lovingly known as “Nessa” or “Banessa” around Hive Creative Studios, Vanessa Lynch has been bringing the joy of Kindermusik to families and children in gorgeous New South Wales in Australia since 2011. Her families know her to be creative, generous, and hard-working, and it shows in Vanessa’s passion to use music education to inspire confidence, [...]

How to Keep the Daily Rhythms and Routines that Matter to Your Child

Here in the States, summer is almost here, and with it often comes changes to our normal routines.  As adults, we adapt to the break and look forward to a change of pace - a different kind of busy.  But a change in routine can be very unsettling to young children who not only need [...]

Educator Spotlight: Nancy Aasland

Once you get to know Nancy a bit and see her beautiful heart for music, children, and families, it’s no surprise to learn that Kindermusik Discovery is the top Kindermusik program in all of Canada.  Nancy’s thoughtful and careful commitment to making a difference in the lives, minds, and hearts of children and families began [...]