Experimenting with music accelerates child development

Studies have shown that the first five years of a child's life are fundamentally important to their growth and learning achievement. Nurturing musical development early maximizes children’s musical learning opportunities and provides them with the readiness needed for music instruction later in life. The University of North Texas College of Music's Early Childhood Music Program exposes young children – infants to age 5 – to a rich, music-filled environment in which they participate in listening, vocal exploration and music babble. These skills eventually lead to beat competency and accurate singing.

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UNT opens registration for music program aimed at infants, toddlers

The University of North Texas College of Music has opened enrollment for the winter session of its early childhood music program.

UNT's Early Childhood Music program offers music classes for children from birth to 5 years old. The classes are designed to accelerate children's development in song, rhythm and expression.

The 10-week winter session includes two classes, one held on Fridays from Jan. 5 - March 9 and the other held Saturdays from Jan. 6 - March 10. All classes are held in Room 115 of the Music Annex Building, located at 1630 W. Highland St. at the corner of Avenue C and Highland on the campus....