November 23, 2015 — Coral Gables, FL — Musikgarten, the award-‐winning leader in early childhood music education, has recognized a number of teachers for their outstanding Musikgarten studios and contributions to music education in their communities.
Dr. Joy Galliford, Director of Frost MusicTime, was awarded The 2015 Musikgarten Exemplary Program Award for the 12th consecutive year. As one of only seventy-‐five programs in North America to receive this prestigious award, this recognition signifies that Frost MusicTime offers a full complement of Musikgarten classes for children from birth to 9 years old.
“Parents know how important music education is and they choose Musikgarten specifically for our deeply researched, proven approach that helps nurture social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development in their children,” says Musikgarten founder, Dr. Lorna Heyge.
Frost MusicTime was recognized during the 17th Annual Musikgarten Teacher Festival held August 21 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Teachers from all over the United States and Canada converged for three days of music-‐making and intensive training on topics ranging from the neuroscience behind music education to helping parents appreciate the importance of music as part of their child’s core learning.
Based in Greensboro, NC, Musikgarten specializes in early childhood music and movement programs for children from bith to age 9 and group piano for both children and adults. The Musikgarten curriculum is widely recognized as essential in helping young children develop critical learning, social, emotional, and physical skills. For more information, visit www.musikgarten.org.
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