Mixed Age Class:

What is a Mixed-Age Class?

The mixed-age family music class is the essential Music Together® class, one that a child can attend from birth to kindergarten (0–5 years) and throughout all nine song collections. Mixed-age classes follow recommendations by child development researchers: Grouping children of a variety of ages fosters natural, family-style learning. Younger children enjoy watching and imitating older ones; older children learn by leading younger ones; and adults are happy because the children in the family can go to class together.
Each child can participate at his or her own level in singing, moving, chanting, listening, watching or exploring musical instruments. Any caregivers—parents, grandparents, nannies—can bring the children. The whole family is welcome and encouraged to participate in this fun and important family music experience.

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Location Days/Dates 

Seats

available

​Ottawa

Rideau Place Retirement Residence  550 Wilbrod St.​​

Ottawa, ON K1N 9M3

No class this session

0

New Edinburgh

Governor's Walk Retirement Residence
150 Stanley Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1M 2J7

Fridays 10am-10:45am

8 week session 

Oct. 5th - Nov. 23rd
3
Nepean

City View Retirement Community 
151 Meadowlands Dr. West
Nepean, ON K2G 2S3
Wednesdays 10am-10:45am 

8 week session 

Oct. 3rd - Nov. 21st
2

Cost for the 8 week session: 
$140 which includes all materials
Siblings $50, siblings under 9 months are free
**Families of those living in the retirement residence get $25 off tuition. 

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Payment due by or on first day of class

Aspire and Achieve offers family music classes for children birth-age 5 and the adults who love them. These interactive, research-based classes are designed to expose your child to a rich, balanced musical diet, and teach parents and caregivers how to be musical role models for their children.

The program rotates through 9 song collections over a 3-year period, so you and your child learn new songs every semester. With songs from a wide variety of musical traditions, and in several languages, you are sure to find a favourite song in each exciting collection!

In addition to your weekly classes, your tuition includes materials for you to use at home, digital downloads, access to the online Family Music Zone, a family newsletter full of resources and music-making ideas and more...

Contact us today to set up a free demo. See for yourself why Music Together is the best class to nurture your child's musical growth.  

Generations Class:

Location 

Days/Dates

Downtown Ottawa 

Old Town Hall 
Community Centre
 
61 Main Street
Ottawa ON K1S 1B3

Saturdays 9:30am-10:15am

10 week session


Sept. 22nd - Dec. 1st
(no class October 6th)

Cost for the 10 week session:

$160 including materials

Siblings $85, siblings under 9 months are free

Registrations are handled by the Ottawa Community Activities Group.

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Aspire and Achieve

Enriching your family life with quality programs in music, fitness, art and dance

Bring our classes to your daycare, playgroup, school, community center or retirement residence! 

Contact Jesse to request a free demo class in your facility. 

What makes a Generations class special?

In Music Together® Generations classes, teachers and families foster meaningful musical relationships across the ages, as “Musical Grandfriends” join the music-making circle. Expanding the class community in this way enriches the experience for families and makes these classes some of the most satisfying to teach.
Regardless of age, spirits are lifted, learning across multiple domains is stimulated, and meaningful connections are made. Children and families, especially those without extended family nearby, discover the value of intergenerational relationships and become more comfortable engaging with older adults. Elder participants enjoy witnessing children’s joyful music-making and find a sense of purpose in being a part of young children’s learning, which combats isolation and depression. The partner facility is grateful to be able to offer a cutting-edge, high-quality intergenerational program to its residents. A win-win for all!

Click here for more information about the Music Together® Generations program!