REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR OUR SPRING 2018 CLASSES!
We will pro-rate tuition so feel free to sign up even after the term has started.
Spring 2018 Term Summary
Participants will learn about famous classical composers, complete tonal and rhythm activities, creatively play to classical music, sing folk songs, play rhythm instruments, and encounter new Song Stories. This experience creates an appreciation for fine music and a foundation that encourages a natural transition to the study of instrumental music, vocal music, and/or dance. Learn more about the Natural Foundations in Music curriculum HERE.
NFM classes are held at the Aledo Community Center in the heart of downtown Aledo, TX. In addition to plenty of room for our class activities, the location provides ample parking and a public park/picnic area. The address is:
104 Robinson Ct
Aledo, TX 76008
The spring 2018 term begins the week of January 15 and ends the week of May 7. Classes will be held in 45 minute sessions for a 16-week term. Note: in observance of the spring break holiday week, there will be no classes the week of March 12.
Class options are as follows*:
- Tuesday (Mrs. Faught) – 9 am
- Friday (Mrs. Hamilton) – 9 am
*We are always considering new days and times for our classes. Please let us know if there is a class day or time you prefer by using the comment box below so that we may consider adding it in the future.
Tuition is $270 for the 16-week term and includes all class materials. Class materials consist of one sing-along class music CD, one classical music CD, and a kit of three instruments. Siblings age one year and older will receive a 50% tuition discount. Sibling tuition also includes three instruments. Siblings under one year old are FREE. We encourage registration even after the session has begun and will gladly prorate your tuition amount.
OUR RISK-FREE SATISFACTION GUARANTEE: If, for whatever reason, you are not completely satisfied after your first class, please let us know and we will do our best to address your concerns including providing a full refund of your entire tuition amount if necessary.
Class Registration Form
Please fill out the form below to enroll. We will contact you shortly with additional details.
About Our Teachers
Mrs. Lindsey Hamilton, co-creator of Natural Foundations in Music, has a BA in Elementary Education from the University of Wyoming with an emphasis in Creative Arts. She is a credentialed teacher and has also completed extensive training in early childhood music through the Come Children, Sing! Institute, Music Together, and First Steps in Music.
In addition to teaching early childhood music for four years, her professional experiences include teaching 1st, 5th, 6th grades, K-6 music, assistant principal, serving as Director of Early Childhood Music for the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra, and teaching for the Fort Worth Suzuki School. Lindsey is certified with and an active member of the Early Childhood Music and Movement Association (ECMMA).
She homeschools her two sons, who are both Suzuki strings students, while learning to play the cello and pursuing her love of vocal music and musical theater.
Mrs. Christine Faught studied violin performance at Western Washington University and at the Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College, NY. Her professional experiences include performing at Carnegie Hall with the Polish American Orchestra, many years playing with the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra, teaching private and group violin lessons since 1993, and teaching Early Childhood Music classes for the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra Suzuki School. After homeschooling her three children for eleven years, she now enjoys watching them grow and thrive at an audition-only fine arts charter school. She is passionate about creativity and learning, and in her spare time creates visual art, unusual recipes, and musical arrangements. An experienced and registered Suzuki instructor, she is currently completing her certification in Suzuki Book 4 for violin.