Early Childhood

Tuneful Tykes

This course is a guided toddler and parent(s) experience. Parents partner with the instructor to guide toddlers through interactive musical activities such as finger plays, echo songs, movement activities, simple circles, manipulatives, and hand-held instruments. Each 45-minute class is filled with experiential, play-based lessons to develop your child’s rhythmic, tonal, movement, and listening skills to foster a lifelong appreciation of music.

  • 18 to 36 months
  • Saturdays – 10-10:45 AM
  • Cost: $120
  • This class may include a materials fee for at home learning
  • Teacher: Lisa Ebenor

Lisa Ebener, Instructor

Mrs. Lisa Ebener is currently in her tenth year as the third through fifth grade General Music Teacher for Northwest Community Schools in Jackson, MI.  She has been teaching music in public schools since 1998 after graduating from the Florida State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education.  In that time, Mrs. Ebener has been the Elementary and Middle School vocal music teacher for Decatur County Schools in Bainbridge Georgia, Elementary Music teacher for the Florida State University Laboratory School in Tallahassee Florida, and Elementary Music teacher for Northwest Community Schools in Jackson Michigan. She has also completed a Master’s degree in music education from the Michigan State University.


Tuneful Tykes

This course is for children ages 3 to 5 with the ability to attend class activities without continuous in-class parental support.  The instructor guides students to promote ever increasing levels of independent music making activities including pitch exploration games, fragment singing, simple songs, child created songs, circle games, movement (both guided and independent expression), and hand-held instruments. Each 45-minute class is filled with experiential, play-based lessons to develop your child’s rhythmic, tonal, movement, and listening skills to foster a lifelong appreciation of music.

  • Pre-School
  • Saturdays – 11-11:45 AM
  • Cost: $120
  • This class may include a materials fee for at home learning
  • Teacher: Lisa Ebenor

Lisa Ebener, Instructor

Mrs. Lisa Ebener is currently in her tenth year as the third through fifth grade General Music Teacher for Northwest Community Schools in Jackson, MI.  She has been teaching music in public schools since 1998 after graduating from the Florida State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education.  In that time, Mrs. Ebener has been the Elementary and Middle School vocal music teacher for Decatur County Schools in Bainbridge Georgia, Elementary Music teacher for the Florida State University Laboratory School in Tallahassee Florida, and Elementary Music teacher for Northwest Community Schools in Jackson Michigan. She has also completed a Master’s degree in music education from the Michigan State University.


Piano Kids

Piano Kids is a group class designed to provide students ages 5-7 with basic piano skills.

This class is currently on hold. Please contact us for more details.

  • For kids ages 5-7
  • Wednesdays 6:30p-7:00p
  • Cost $120 for 14 weeks
  • Maximum of 8 students per class
  • Financial assistance available
  • Access to a piano or standard keyboard is necessary for practice
  • Teacher: Marie Vavro

Marie Vavro, Instructor

Marie Vavro has a Bachelor of Science in Music from the University of Michigan. She has performed with the Detroit Opera Theater as well as performed in several countries in Europe. She enjoys teaching voice and piano to children and adults of all musical abilities.