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Teach Kids Music Launches ‘Little Rockers’ Program

Victoria Wasylak • Supplier Scene • October 9, 2020

Teach Kids Music has launched their new “Little Rockers” program. This program and 80-page book written by Teach Kids Music founder John McCarthy teaches children about music starting as young as three years old in the pre-schematic stage of artist learning. It is proven that when children start to understand the language of music at this young age they excel at any instrument they choose. Children learn the basics of music, rhythm, and timing, and actually get their first lessons on piano, guitar, drums, ukulele, and singing. The D’Addario Foundation has partnered with Teach Kids Music to help launch the Little Rockers Program.

Teach Kids Music plans to implement this program in community centers, YMCA’s and schools nationwide. The book is uniquely designed to guide teachers or parents to teach each lesson effectively even if they don’t have any musical experience. Lesson notes are provided after each lesson with tips on how to present the lesson to children. There is downloadable audio and video that corresponds with each lesson to help learning at home be fun and more effective. The Little Rockers book will also be distributed worldwide by Hal Leonard Publishing.

Suzanne D’Addario Brouder, executive director of the D’Addairo Foundation states: “The D’Addario Foundation is thrilled to partner with John McCarthy and Teach Kids Music to launch the Little Rockers program. Innovative programs and dedicated folks like John and his team are changing the face of music education making it easy, engaging and effective. We believe more strongly than ever in the value of music as a creative outlet for youth. Learning to play an Instrument is always time well spent.”

The Teach Kids Music mission is to help children learn music by offering instructional programs, instruments and organizing performance opportunities in local community centers. A few of the main programs include Little Rockers classes, musical instruments drives, youth open mic nights, and TKM fundraising concerts and events.

“We are so excited to have the opportunity to work with the D’Addario Foundation to launch this groundbreaking program,” shares John McCarthy Teach Kids Music founder. “We hope to grow interest in music with our youth in a time when music programs are being cut from many schools. When children get a solid foundation in music at a young age they often times go on to play multiple instruments and excel academically as well.”

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