A Million Lessons in Music

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Nurture Students. Delight Parents.

We make it easier for program directors to use music as a means of enrichment. In our first decade, Rockness impacted the lives of more than 500,000 children in private classes and schools through an award-winning curriculum aligned to various learning standards. Imagine the possibilities when you have a passionate, reliable and scalable music partner.

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Accredited Specific

Preschool of Rock offers our partner schools the support and curricula needed to supply high-quality education for their students. We align our curriculum to directly support their requirements for accreditation and core standards.

Integral Curriculum

  • Creative Expression and Appreciation for the Arts
  • Social-Emotional Development
  • Language Development
  • Physical Development
  • Early Literacy + Mathematics
  • Science
  • Technology

Competitive Advantage

Preschool of Rock’s success in music education is  recognized by influential resources such as PBS, News 12 NJ, Pix11, NAEYC, Parents Magazine, The New York Times, NJ Family, NY Family Magazine, Parents Choice Awards, Academics Choice Awards, School Library Journal, and many others.

Teaching More Than Music!

INNOVATIVE CURRICULUM AND CARING INSTRUCTORS

Our fun and engaging classes offer:

• CREATIVITY • STEM •

• CONFIDENCE • SOCIAL INTERACTION •

• COMMUNITY BONDING •

• LIFELONG LOVE OF MUSIC •

• MUSICAL PERFORMANCE • MOVEMENT •

We are committed to offering the best in music education!

MUSIC Enrichment Classes

Our classes inspire creativity and confidence, through caring role models & innovative curriculum.

Preschool of Rock teaches more than music. Enhance your program with our musical enrichments. We combine music and movement with preschool Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) to target integral areas of development for the young child. The children work together as they learn to sight read, drum, and prepare for
a live choral concert.

 

Areas of Focus

Literacy

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Performance

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STEM

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Music & Movement

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Ages

Subtle & Gentle Delivery (Recommended 10-15 minutes)

All humans are born with the potential to become musical. We introduce live music with gentle delivery that satisfies babies tendencies to explore.

We use various songs and instruments to peak the babies musical interest while offering a calm, soothing and comfortable atmosphere.  The infants enjoy the session mostly with their eyes and ears.

*Each participating child receives a CD and/or instrument.

  • Using rhyme and melody in song and spoken word.
  • Introducing soft songs with gentle acoustic guitar accompaniment.
  • Using various tonal instruments to peak the interest of the infants.
  • Engaging the babies nonverbally with wide eyes, soft voices and big smiles.
  • For Babies 6 months and up we begin to introduce shakers and other appropriate hand held percussion.

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As our infants grow to babies they become more comfortable with new sounds and songs. As they develop stronger motor skills we introduce hand percussion, shakers and other props that stimulate their senses.

*Each participating child receives a CD and/or instrument.

  • We introduce shakers and other appropriate hand held percussion.
  • Using rhyme and melody in song and spoken word.
  • Introducing soft songs with gentle acoustic guitar accompaniment.
  • Using various tonal instruments to peak the interest of the infants.
  • Engaging the babies with wide eyes, soft voices and big smiles.

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Fully Engaging – Hands On (Recommended 30 minutes.)

We are able to introduce various activities that were before unavailable to them as babies.  We engage active toddlers with hands on activities using shakers, drums and unique instrument show and tell. We encourage verbal exploration, self expression and creative movement.  Our academic goals are music participation, appreciation, language building and STEM learning.

*Each participating child receives a CD and/or instrument.

  • Encourage Verbal Exploration
  • Self Expression
  • Creative Movement
  • Music & Movement
  • Weekly Instrument Show & Tell (STEM).
  • Dramatic/Imaginative Play
  • Drumming/Instrument Play
  • Singing

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Investigation and Performance (Recommended 30 minutes.)

We continue our discovery through imagination, pretend play and creative expression. We begin to ask scientific questions about music and instruments. Our academic goals are STEM learning, choral singing, basic sight reading, performance and language building. During the school year in January and May the children perform in a choral setting followed by a complimentary Preschool of Rock concert (optional).

*Each participating child receives a CD and/or instrument.

  • Singing in a choral setting
  • Basic Sight Reading
  • Music & Movement
  • Dramatic Play
  • Unique Instrument Exploration Weekly (STEM).
  • Yoga & Stretching
  • Nutrition
  • Confidence & Kindness

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Investigation and Performance (Recommended 30 minutes.)

Our activities include extensive drumming, pattern study, songwriting, instrument discovery and more.  We continue our scientific exploration of instruments and music. We begin more complex studies of sight reading, ear training, applying sight reading in performance and songwriting. During the school year in January and May the children perform in a choral setting followed by a complimentary Preschool of Rock concert (optional).

*Each participating child receives a CD and/or instrument.

  • Singing in a choral setting
  • Sight Reading (Understanding Notes Shapes)
  • Drumming/Clapping while sight reading
  • Songwriting
  • Instrument Show & Tell (STEM).
  • Music & Movement/Dramatic Play
  • Yoga & Stretching
  • Nutrition
  • Confidence & Kindness
  • Recorder for Beginners

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Program Details

We offer 40 weeks of original lesson plans. Our curriculum and the duration of the program is tailored to fit your institution. The school receives an advance copy of each session’s outlined curriculum. This offers an opportunity for parents to extend the lessons and activities into the home.

Basic Details

  • We come to you.
  • 30 minute classes – 2 classes per hour.
  • 1 instructor assigned to each school/location.
  • Program duration options (6 – 40 weeks).
  • Weekly or Biweekly class options.
  • Offering in-school or after-school programming.
  • Integrated curriculum.
  • Multiple locations discounts (see pricing).
  • Non-profit discounts.

Support for Teachers and Parents

  • Teachers receive a curriculum overview and support to continue music learning throughout the week.
  • Support for the school, teachers and parents from our team.
  • Suggested video and photo opportunities for teachers to capture class highlights for parents.
  • Pre-session information for parents listing the details of the program.
  • Bi-weekly newsletter for parents & teachers called “Rockin’ Review”.
  • Each classroom receives a new music CD each session.

Pricing

  • $200 for one single hour weekly or biweekly.
  • $150 per hour for two hours weekly or biweekly (not applicable for multiple site discounts).
  • $125 per hour for three or more hours weekly or biweekly (applicable for multiple site discounts).

See What Our Parents Are Saying

"I have done a ton of other mommy and me music classes here and in the city and this by far blows them all away."

"Since coming to class he loves guitars, he walks around playing and singing. Thank you for the wonderful musical influence!"

"My nanny said the class was AWESOME! She keeps saying its so much more “fun” than all the other toddler music classes we’ve taken."

"Thank you so much! Finally a baby music class that rocks!"