Last academic year I studied for the Certificate of Professional Practice in the Kodály Concept of Music Education in Early Childhood with the British Kodály Academy.

The course covered various aspects including: the selection and analysis of thirty songs suitable for the Early Years Music environment; an extended essay on Kodály’s philosophy of music education; assessment of my planning and teaching plus critiquing others. In addition to this there was an element of developing my personal musicianship.

I’m delighted to say I achieved a Distinction in the Certificate and also the Level 4 Musicianship element.

To book a trial place in one of my classes and experience Kodály’s philosophy of music education in the early years, contact Janey on 07762 102732 or maxwellminimusic@gmail.com

Another happy post!

I recent posted some comments from parents and carers who have enjoyed Maxwell Mini Music. I’ve just had another message and it’s too good not to share!

We joined Janey’s music class when my youngest daughter was around seven months old.  We both love her weekly sessions, which have given us a little protected time away from busy lives to experience the joy of music together. Janey organises the sessions in such a way that the children quickly become familiar with their format, and my daughter has enjoyed the props and instruments she introduces in some of her songs. We regularly enjoy singing some of the songs we have learnt together when at home, and my eldest daughter has picked them up from us and loves to join in too. Janey’s classes are a wonderful start to music for babies and children alike – we cannot recommend her more highly.

Classes are held in the centre of Beckenham on Monday mornings. To book a trial class, contact Janey on 07762 102732 or maxwellminimusic@gmail.com