Friday, August 28, 2009

Class Updates

A lot of people took advantage of the discount pricing, and got registered today, so here are the classes as they currently stand:

Wednesday 2:15-3:00pm (4 spots available)
Thursday 9:15-10:00am (3 spots available)

*Thursday 6:15-7:00pm (6 spots available)

* We need two more students (preferably school-aged) to make the Thursday night class happen. This is the class I am putting my 8 year old daughter in, instead of private piano lessons. I am confident that after 3 years in this program her keyboarding/music skills will exceed what they would in private piano lessons.

Classes are capped at 8 students, so if you know of anyone who is interested, have them contact me while there are still spots open in their preferred class! I will be emailing the semester schedules out by Monday.

Thanks to everyone who has registered! Seeing the enthusiasm of the kids who attended my sample class, makes me so excited to start teaching!

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Updates, Deals, and around my house today...

We had a really fun sample class last night. I know my kids had a blast, because they had a half day, today, and this is what I found them doing.
Entirely on their own, they put on the "Let's Play Music" CD. And besides singing and dancing to all of the songs (and pulling out the bells for the appropriate songs), They put on the puppet show for eachother.
My son was correctly identifying which characters came in at each part of the song, in the car on the way to school this morning.

And my not-yet-2-year-old sings along with the whole CD!

Here are some updates for those of you still interested in enrolling your child(ren). It looks like the Wed. class is a no-go, so at this point I am planning two classes:
Thursday morning class (10:30-11:15am) and
Thursday evening class (6:15-7:00pm).
There are spaces available in both classes, but I have to cap the classes at 8 students each, so if you are interested, don't delay!

The other reason to hurry (besides the fact that classes start next week) is to save money. I recently learned that the tuition rate for this area is set at $45/month ($180/semester). I wanted to make this more affordable, so I am offering a discounted tuition rate (for the entire year!), but only for those who turn in their registration form, materials fee, and registration fee by this Friday (Aug. 28).

Also, we might be able to squeeze in one more sample class before classes start, if there is enough interest. I need at least 4 students to do a sample class, so let me know asap if you missed the sample class and would like to attend another!

Email me (kendrascreations{at}gmail{dot}com) with any and all questions! Thanks!

Friday, August 21, 2009

Testimonial--from an LPM parent, and my friend...

Hello to all my Lovely Laveen Friends!
Last year I started my son in a Let's Play Music class. After the first class I was on the phone to Kendra begging her to take a look at it so she could teach. I knew she'd be amazing with her teaching background and insane knowledge of music (seriously, insane...ever played a game of "Name that Tune" with the woman?!?!). And I knew that it would interest many of the Moms I came to know and love back at our previous residence. It's a 3 year program that teaches music in a completely different way...through play ~ and the kids LOVE it!!! Not only do they love it but he's actually getting music in a way I never could've imagined. Another benefit is that I get to go to class every other week so my musical light bulbs are going off like crazy too. Each semester he gets a different CD to listen to at home...and the songs are really fun so I don't mind playing them a lot:) The bells were a lot of fun and both my boys have benefited from them and continue to use them. This year he's started on the piano and I'm already loving the year he'll be reading music and playing songs:) Some fun things they do in class are puppet shows to classical music, dancing and roll out a huge "staff" mat and the kids are the notes.

Check out the website if you want to learn more...and give Kendra a call. Good luck and have fun ~ even though our teacher is amazing I'm completely jealous that I can't be over there to use Kendra so take advantage for me!!!

Miss you all and hope you're all doing well,

Kim Rowley

*If you'd like more info about my classes, fill out the form here or email me at kendrascreations{at}gmail{dot}com.*

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

"Let's Play Music" comes to Laveen

With more than 5 years of public school teaching experience, 3 years as a private voice teacher, and a broad music background, Kendra Halterman brings the fun of the "Let's Play Music" program to the Laveen area!

To understand what the program is all about, please go to the main site and view this video.

For more information, or to sign-up for a class, please fill out the form below.

You can also reach me a kendrascreations {at} gmail {dot} com