Bringing families together one song at a time…
- Providing an atmosphere of love, safety, and acceptance in which to learn music skills
- Providing an environment that fosters physical, social, and emotional development
- Providing an atmosphere which instills positive self esteem in children
- Providing an opportunity for families to grow together in a safe, nurturing environment
- Being an inspiration to children, parents, each other, and the community
- Being accountable to the community in providing resources and an integral music program
- Conducting classes in a professional, creative, and organized manner
- Pursuing excellence in all endeavors
A Child’s Song was started by Sandy Taylor, acting director in 1999.
After teaching Kindermusik for five years, we incorporated A Child’s Song with a staff of one. Today we have eleven staff members. We’re now offering Kindermusik, Keyboard, Impromptu Instruments, Interactive Metronome, and AussieROO, our newest program featuring neurological movement straight from Australia – programs perfect for children of all ages!!
Our biggest achievement is receiving our non-profit status! After 9 months of hard work and waiting, we were approved as a 501 (c) 3 organization in 2001. This allows us to look for additional finances through grants and fundraising opportunities so that ANY child and family can benefit from our programs. We have received grant funding from three of the SCFD counties we applied with during the past several years. We have fund-raisers in place to earn money specifically for providing scholarships to families of all backgrounds and with varied needs, including the Combined Federal Campaign.
We’re excited about our programs because research continues to indicate that early music education, especially with parents actively involved, is highly beneficial in connecting neurons in the brain that affect vital areas of development such as reading, math, science, engineering, and sports. One vital component we focus on is parent-child bonding which is crucial to a child’s emotional and physical well-being. It’s a total experience for parent and child that is life changing, but learning never stops and we offer music lessons to the child in all of us – at ANY age.
We also focus on stimulating growth and development through music and movement. The most critical time for this stimulation is from birth to 3 years of age, but it is important to remember that music is important and experience shapes the brain at any age and through a lifetime. Give your child something NOW for their 40th birthday, or give yourself something now that you won’t ever regret. Come in; we’ll learn together!
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