We have been nurturing musical learning for nearly 25 years. Much of our inspiration comes from the great Italian Reggio Emilia, French Émile Jaques-Dalcroze and Hungarian Zoltan Kodaly. Using moving, listening, looking and vocalising to learn, communicate and understand is at the core of each approach – our children’s joyful response tells us we are doing something right.
We encourage enquiring minds and creative independence. Our child-initiated approach helps children to compose, learn new skills, and importantly helps with language and life skills. Our teaching programmes, multi-arts projects, shows and storytelling workshops are constantly refreshed by working with like-minded specialists.
Our musicians and teachers love teaching and performing and share our ethos in nurturing independent, curious and creative musical beings. We collaborate to find new ways of delivering music, developing language acquisition and drawing on children’s strengths whatever their need. We keep up-to-date with our colleagues around the world in the ever-changing global shifts in approaches to education.
Music House for Children’s school is a hive of teaching, learning, performing, with training opportunities for teachers too. Our year-round workshops, lessons and performances are a fabulous array of artistic ideas with embedded learning goals. Music facilitates areas critical to young children’s development including communication, an understanding of the curriculum and life-skills. Our training courses, provide a complete package of resources, ideas, songs and skills for nursery groups and early years professionals.
If you are looking for bespoke music projects to assist language, music and life skills in children with additional needs have a look at our research to see what so many children have achieved through musical engagement. Our studies include speech and language delay, deafness, autism and profound cognitive impairment.
We like and choose our teachers and partners because they care about music education. They are passionate about creative learning, and love working with children. Many former teachers and trainers continue to endorse our work around the UK and further afield.
Our aim for the next two decades? To carry on, of course!