Amy provides Early Childhood programs with a variety of services (teacher workshops in music and movement, ukulele classes, consultations) and the following school, classroom or family concerts:
Parent-Child Classes in Milford and Nashua. Music Together®(R) and Music & Movement Connections. See Schedule
Custom Concert: Name your special theme and Amy will design the program.
Teacher Workshops: Several kinds available, email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the needs of your center. Combining centers is a cost-effective way to have a workshop. Movement, songs, literacy development, and fun! UKULELE workshops for teachers also!
In-School Concert Themes:
Grow Your Own Music: I play several instruments (ukulele, guitar, banjo), teach songs about the earth, gardens, insects, etc, using movement and puppetry.
The Little Things: Songs on small instruments (kalimba, banjolele, ukulele, harmonica, slide whistle, ocarina, mini-dobro and mini autoharp) about small things! I bring a variety of props and puppets with me for this fascinating and non-threatening program!
From Earth to Kitchen: Songs about farms, food, cooking and healthy bodies! Kitchen utensils and recycled items are used to make music also!
New Hampshire’s Natural Habitats: Songs about Ponds, Rivers, Mountains, Oceans, and the creatures who inhabit them.
I Sing Every Day: Family folk songs, singalongs and puppet comedy for large events, family nights, etc.
Pajama Party: An evening program of lullabies, singalongs, gentle puppets and soothing instruments, perfect for family nights. BYO Bear!
Teddy Bear Jamboree or Teddy Bear Tea Party: Children (and adults) bring their teddy bears (and Amy brings her bear costume & puppets) for songs about bears, forests, friendship, trees and teddy bears!
Holiday Programs: Available upon request for Valentines, Spring, Independence Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays.
All of the in-school programs introduce several instruments, are suitable for children ages one to ten, and are hands-on, participatory movement-oriented programs. Small or large groups, indoors or out. Amy Conley has received training in Early Childhood Music Development from Music Together in Princeton NJ, The Longy School of Music, The Early Childhood Music & Movement Association, and The Children’s Music Network. She now leads workshops for teachers as an Early Childhood Allied Professional for NHDHHS Child Development Bureau, and has performed and taught music for young children and families since 1986 in MA and NH.
Since 1984 in NH and MA, Amy has been serving the needs of preschools, daycare centers & college early childhood programs with her musical education for children and teachers. Her classes for parents with children ages birth to six have been growing since 1986 and have served thousands of families from all over NH & MA.
"I wanted to tell you how much we appreciate you and your program. Each time I walk through I am so happy that the children have an opportunity to learn about music in such a fun, active, enjoyable way. You treat the children with respect, draw a line where it is needed and provide a Monday that is always filled with fun! Thanks so much." -- Sue Tyrie, Director, Bedford Village Morning School
“Ukulele For Teachers is a really great class! I enjoyed every lesson and learned a lot! Amy taught me the chords I needed to play the songs I sing with my preschoolers. It is a lot of fun to incorporate the ukulele into a school day!” ---Cindy Allen, teacher, Amherst NH
“The large crowd of children and parents enjoyed Amy’s lively music immensely. They all had a GREAT time singing and dancing along.” Laurie Barrett, Community Information Coordinator, Home Health and Hospice Care of Nashua, NH
“Amy’s program engages children with enthusiasm and laughter...she has captivated audiences as large as two hundred.” --Diane Shetler, Librarian, Arlington, MA
“Amy Conley’s music helped to make our picnic a real success!” --Susan Twombly, Work and Family Coordinator, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
“It was indescribably heartwarming to watch the children’s attention and joy. Amy’s music is a powerful outreach touching folks from all walks of life.” --Judy Gross, Festival Organizer, Milford, NH
“Her love of music, her knowledge of child development and her choice of activities have made her a favorite with children and staff...Amy is the ultimate professional.” --Anne Benedetti, Director, Sunny Hill Preschool, Sudbury, MA
"Amy Conley recently entertained our three-year-olds at a family pizza night. She was wonderful with the children and they seemed mesmerized by her music and did a lot of dancing. They especially were intrigued with her puppets and the songs that went along with them. We will definitely invite Amy back for another family night." --Chris Lanin
"Thanks so much for a wonderful Ukulele for Teachers program. I learned so much and feel ready to go!" --Mary Girard, Wadleigh Library, Milford NH
Call Amy to discuss the needs of your program! 603-249-9560
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