First Notes: How Your Baby Responds to Music

Babies noisily make their grand entrances into this world. At first, all of those cries might not sound like music, but they’re really the first signs of a baby’s innate musicality. Just as they have to babble to develop language, babies have to “babble” in music to learn to sing. Little ones are born with a natural capacity to make music, whether they’re cooing, squealing, crying, or, eventually, giggling and babbling. Read More…

Music Plays an Integral Role in the Inclusive Classroom

Today is Special Education Day, commemorating the 1975 passage of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). At Music Together, we celebrate this landmark legislation, the first U.S. federal law ensuring that all children, including those with disabilities, have access to public education. Read More…

Why We Say, “Hello, Everybody!”

Bonjour! Ciao! Hola! Shalom! No matter the language, the meaning remains the same: Hello! It’s a greeting that starts conversations and has the power to unite us all. Hello is a gateway to human connection. November 21st is World Hello Day, dedicated to celebrating the importance of communication and preserving a sense of peace among people. Read More…

The Power of Music

We’ve all seen even the youngest children respond positively to music. As soon as they hear the first few notes, they’re bobbing up and down, swaying side-to-side, smiles taking over their little faces. This is the power of music: It’s a universal language that all of us are born ready to enjoy. Read More…

Music Together Announces New CEO

We are excited to announce Susan Darrow, longtime Music Together center director, Teacher Trainer, and our first Director of Educational Services, has assumed the position of CEO of Music Together LLC. She was named successor to Music Together’s Founder/Artistic Director, Kenneth K. Guilmartin, who launched the organization in 1987. Read More…