Research indicates that from birth to eight months is one of the most advantageous times to have your baby begin to be exposed to music. The earlier you can offer music classes to your child, the more powerful it is for your babies future musical development.
Early exposure to music is similar to early exposure to the language. We naturally speak to our children to teach them how to speak from infancy. The younger a child can begin to hear and be exposed to music the comfortable and natural music will be as they grow and develop.
The process is similar to Me Mom Music classes conducted by Kodaly Society of India. KSI is currently offering babies and infants music class in Kolkata through it partners’ music schools, preschools, and schools.
Kids are exposed to “the language of music” in Kodaly Society of India classes. The specially trained children music teachers sing, dance and play instruments and babies begins the process of absorbing pitch and rhythm. The process is natural and fun. The classes also teach mothers and children the “language of music” which they take home to continue the process of joyful music making.
Following are some frequently asked questions and answers for babies and infants music classes in Kolkata.
At what age should my baby begin classes?
Now! The earlier you can immerse your baby in the language of music the more benefits your infant will receive. We have newborns, one and two months old’s on up!
What do I expect from my infant in class?
Remember your child is in a very open state and will not have a lot of external reactions in class. However, they are absorbing a tremendous amount. Once they become toddlers the benefit and advantage of starting them so early may show in their comfort levels with music.
What classes do you offer for babies and infants?
We offer different options. “Mother and Child” babies classes ( 0 – 9 months), infants (10 – 24 months) and Kodaly Children Music Class (25 – 84 months).
Which baby music classes are more beneficial for my infant: Kodaly children music classes or infant music classes or baby music classes?
We believe all are equally as powerful for your babies brain is growing at a rapid pace till the age of twelve years.
Infant music classes: Infants receive wonderful benefits from early exposure to music and movement. The music activities and materials in this class are specially designed for parents who want to learn as much as possible about music development in infants. Meet other parents of newborns and learn specific music activities you can recreate at home with your baby.