Pre-InstrumentAL LessonsA fun and encouraging introduction to instrument lessons and music theory for children aged 5-8
Pre-instrumental music lessons will introduce your child to the world of music by promoting basic musical skills in a fun and encouraging way. The small size of group lessons (2-4 students) will help ensure that every child receives individual attention and understands all the different concepts that are covered.
Your child’s own interest in music
Your child to various musical instruments
The importance of practicing an instrument
Your child’s achievements at regular concerts
Your child for ABRSM-level lessons
In Pre-Instrumental Lessons, your child will learn:
to handle an instrument and correct body positioning
To echo Melodic and rhythmic phrases
To find the right notes while singing and playing
to Use theory books to support the learning process
to describe music verbally
to clap on beat to different pieces
To practice effectively at home
to prepare for a concert and how to behave on stage
Our Music Carousel is a fun way to get to know instruments in a quick and easy way. In Music Carousel lessons, your child will be taught the basics of 2-3 different instruments during short 3-4 week courses. Our Carousel is a great way for your child to find the right instrument for them.
Pre-Instrumental lesson Pricing & Guidelines
Autumn 2019 Spring 2020
30 minute lessons (15 lessons) (17 lessons)
2 students 250€ 283€
3 students 172€ 194€
Autumn 2019 Spring 2020
45 minute lessons (15 lessons) (17 lessons)
2 students 328€ 371€
3 students 250€ 283€
4 students 234€ 265€
You can find our lesson guidelines here.
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Meet Our Pre-InstrumenTAL Team
Our highly-trained and educated teachers each have significant experience in both music performance and early childhood music education.
Anna received her Bachelor Music degree from the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (2012), and her Master’s degree from James Madison University (USA). Anna has performed as a soloist throughout Brazil, USA and Finland, dedicating most of her repertoire to Latin American and Spanish classical music. She is currently pursuing a second Master’s degree at Sibelius Academy.
Juha Matti Varvikko
Juha studied the bass at the Helsinki Pop & Jazz Conservatory and Espoo Music Institute as a teenager. He specializes in the anthropology of music. While doing research for his Master’s thesis in Lima, he studied the cajón drum with the renowned Afro-Peruvian musician, the late Manuel ‘Mangüé’ Vásquez. Currently, Juha performs in different bands with repertoires ranging from Latin American folk to indie rock and electronic music.
Pre-Instrument Lesson Locations
We offer music pre-instrument lessons at several preschools and playschools in the Helsinki / Espoo area, as well as at our studio.
Albatross Daycare (Espoo)
Bright Beginners (Helsinki)
Finnish American Kindergartens (Kamppi, Töölö, Ruoholahti) (Helsinki)
International Childcare and Education Centre (ICEC) Herttoniemi, Kilo, Meilahti & Töölö (Helsinki & Espoo)
Touhula Daycare (Espoo)
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