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Music Time For Toddlers I

Come spend an enjoyable hour with your toddler singing, dancing, and playing rhythm instruments. Your child will develop coordination, balance and spatial relationship skills as well as communication and cooperation. Come ready to play!

Ages: 1 ½-2 ½ yrs
*Adults can participate with their child at no additional cost.

Music Time For Toddlers II

Your toddler is ready to move and this is just the class! During this very active class, we will sing, dance, chant, and play rhythm instruments. We will work in large groups as well as small and begin early introductions to dynamics, tempo, pitch, beat, and rhythm. Come join the fun!

Ages: 2 ½-3 ½ yrs
*Adults can participate with their child at no additional cost.

Music For School Readiness

Music will be used to reinforce skills needed for school such as respect, communicating with others, sharing, numbers, colors, shapes, and the alphabet. Opposites, rhyming, and following one to several step directions will also be included and kids will learn to see, say, and play rhythms on percussion as well as melodied instruments.

Ages: 3 ½ - 5 yrs
*Adults can participate with their child at no additional cost.

Wee Keys

In this introduction to keyboarding, your child will begin to familiarize themselves with the piano. They will begin learning the fundamentals of piano without the structure of formal lessons and have fun playing musical games, singing songs, & dancing. Your child will begin to learn how to see, say, and play simple musical rhythms and songs while distinguishing patterns and musical symbols. This is a great transition into formal lessons. 

Ages: 4 - 6 yrs

Uke Can Do IT!

In this fun introduction to playing the ukulele, your kids will familiarize themselves with the soprano ukulele. Kids will work on exercises to help increase finger strength and will work in a large group as they learn and play simple chords and songs. Singing is encouraged. 

Ages: 7 yrs & older


From the very first class, you will become more knowledgeable with the guitar. This is a perfect introduction to learning the fundamentals for playing the guitar from tuning and basic maintenance to exercises in helping increase finger strength. Strumming and simple fingerpicking will be introduced as well as simple music theory, guitar chords, and reading tablature. Designed to create interest and confidence no matter what level of ability you are. No music experience required. 

Ages: 8 yrs & older

Requirements: Must have a playable 6 string guitar


Create instant music! Bells are a unique instrument that can quickly create enjoyable and fun music. Your kids will be practicing and learning good ringing technique, basic music reading skills, engaging in active playing together and creating beautiful music. Anyone can ring! No special skills needed! Just a love of music!

Ages: 7 yrs & older 


Aspiring Rockers! Do you know how to play an instrument or sing? Do you want to be in a band? Build confi dence while learning about group dynamics and creati ve decision making, as well as learning and rehearsing songs together and soloing. Groups will be evaluated and placed according to skill level. 

Ages: 10 yrs & older


Musical Memories
112 South State Street | Geneseo IL | (563) 508-5296

Upcoming Events

January 20

Gym Closed

The Gym will be closed 8:30am - 10:30am for Pickleball and Basketball.

January 20

North Gym closed

The North Gym will be closed 10:30am-2pm for Youth Pickleball Tournament

January 20


The Quad City Pickleball Club and the Geneseo Park District will be hosting a youth Pickleball Tournament for High School and Middle School aged children in the Quad City area. All abilities are welcome to participate.

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