Joyful Noise Music Studio 411 Park Avenue, River Forest, IL, 60305


Class Descriptions

Typically for newborns through 15 months. In this class, the grownups are the ones moving around with their babies in arms as the children are not expected to be mobile. Grownups are the main students! Activities include lots of singing, circle dances, and simple instrumental play. Find support and encouragement here while making connections with other parents in the area.
Series: Babies 2 
Materials: Babies 2 booklet and CD, $33 (+ %10 sales tax $3.30)

Additional material for new families: Babies class packet with instruments, scarf- $15 (+ %10 sales tax $1.50)

Tuition for fourteen ~40-minute weekly sessions: $240 ($17 per class)
Total cost: $276.30 (plus packet= $292.80)

2. Toddlers
DescriptionTypically for ages 16 months through three years old. Involves child independently moving in macro and micro ways primarily via opposites like stomping vs. tip-toeing, playing our instruments smoothly vs. short and disconnected, etc. Activities include circle and partner dances -- grownups and children are encouraged to join in singing, lap rides, lullabies, and exposure to many kinds of early childhood instruments.
Series: Clap With Me 
Materials: Clap With Me packet- includes song book, CD, and two finger cymbals, $35 (+ %10 sales tax $3.50)

Tuition for fourteen ~40-minute weekly sessions: $240 ($17 per class)
Total cost: $278.50

3. Cycles of Seasons: 3-5 Year Olds
DescriptionTypically for three to five year olds. This class emphasizes exploring our imaginations together, whether through going on a make-believe visit to the farmers fair, or pulling our boots on for a day of pretend sledding. Verbal storytelling is also a treasured element of the class, so an attention span of at least two minutes is ideal! Other activities include singing, dancing, and focused listening and identification (via animal cards).

Series: Sun Catchers 1 and 2
Materials: Sun Catchers 1 and 2 packet- includes two CD's, two song books, and 12 featured animal artworks, $40 (+ %10 sa
les tax $4.00)

Tuition for fourteen ~40-minute weekly sessions: $245 ($17.50 per class)
Total cost: $289

Family Music for Babies (Newborns - 15 Months)

Family Music for Toddlers (16 months- 3 years old )


Cycle of Seasons (Ages 3-5 Years)