What’s Happening in Babies’ Brains During Music Experiences? Big Things!

Music Lights Up the Brain

Babies can be puzzling. They are little, they are squishy, and they seem to need help doing everything. And yet we know that huge development is happening on the inside, as their brains grow at an astronomical rate. If you’ve ever asked yourself, “What’s going on in there?” you’re not alone. We can help with… Read more »

Family Spotlight: Daniel Silva, Age 4

Daniel Silva aged 4

When their son Daniel was a baby, Yolanda and Arturo Silva, of Princeton, NJ, came across Music Together while looking for educational activities to do as a family—and they have been singing, dancing, and jamming in class for more than twelve semesters! Daniel’s now four-and-a-half, and to celebrate completing his first song collection cycle, he… Read more »

Level Up Your Child’s Learning with Music

music and learning

It’s been a year of drive-through birthday parties, Zoom meetings in the same room as your three-year-old’s virtual preschool class, and feeding everyone in the house what sure feels like infinite meals and snacks. Every. Single. Day. Now that the next stage of pandemic parenting is upon us, you might be wondering what you can do to… Read more »

Music Together CEO Leads Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Panel at Early Childhood Music Association Convention

Susan Darrow Headshot

In January 2021, Music Together Worldwide CEO Susan Darrow was invited to be a part of the Early Childhood Music and Movement Association (ECMMA), Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee (DEI). ECMMA is a national nonprofit organization that brings together early childhood music and movement educators, teacher trainers, and researchers from many different teaching philosophies, methods,… Read more »

Music Together In School Spotlight: Virtual Music Classes in the Richmond, VA, Public Schools

Children Singing in School

Each week, 950 preschoolers, their teachers, and sometimes their parents, gather for music classes taught by Music Together in-school specialists. As you’d imagine, there’s singing, dancing, silly lyrics, and lots of laughter. What you might not expect? These classes are 100% virtual, with families joining from their Richmond, VA, homes—and their Music Together teachers logging… Read more »

Music + Your Baby: Talking or Singing?

Mother Changing Baby

Parents are sometimes surprised to hear that they can start Music Together® classes with their babies as soon after birth as they’d like. That’s because all children are born music-makers. Yes, your baby’s cries, coos, and squeals are also their first attempts at singing! How do babies go from “aahh!” to “do, re, mi”? Like… Read more »

Watch the Replay: Rhythm Kids around the World: Live from Kenya

Rhythm Kids Live from Kenya

Get ready to visit Africa and learn about elephants! Watch the recording of our March 3rd webcast, Rhythm Kids Around the World: Live from Kenya. We hope you enjoy our virtual field trip to the Mpala Research Centre in Nanyuki, Kenya, featuring Mpala Executive Director Dr. Dino Martins. Watch now.