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Explore the foundations of music in a fun, creative class 

Discovery meets on Thursdays 
 Available class times: 5:00pm and 6:00pm (45 minute classes)
Ages 5-8 

What is Discovery Early Childhood Music Class?

Discovery Childhood Music Education classes are targeted for children ages 5-8. These engaging and playful classes are designed for children to both make music and understand music. Activities are based on the Orff Schulwerk approach to music and  includes speaking poems and chants, singing from a diverse repertoire of songs, playing pitched and unpitched instruments, and moving to music in structured and unstructured ways. Active music making is the core of the classes, developing fundamental aural, rhythmic and notation skills. Students will also have the opportunity to improvise simple melodies and accompaniments. The Discovery classes are designed to sow the seeds of life long music lovers.


Discovery classes are taught by music teachers with degrees in music education, as well as additional graduate work in the Orff Schulwerk approach to music making. 


Following Discovery, when a young musician is ready to choose an instrument, the Annapolis Symphony Academy can assist in the selection process and recommend one of our master Teachers.


Discovery classes meet for sixteen weeks per semester (during each of the two semesters per year). Please consult our Online Calendar for class dates and times.

Please enjoy few articles about the importance of childhood music education

About Orff Schulwerk - Find out more about the method we use in childhood music training.


childhood music and literacy 

playing musical instruments

Included with Discovery:

Complimentary Annapolis Symphony Orchestra concert access (Live or Online via Symphony+)

How can I apply for Discovery?

Follow this simple process:

1) Fill out our Application Form, and select: Discover - Early Childhood Music Education (and your preferred class time). We will contact you with more information upon submitting your application.

Tuition and Fees

Administrative fee*: $100

Tuition: $125 per month (4 monthly payments per semester)

Need-based financial aid is available! We can help students make their musical aspirations happen. Click HERE for more information.

* Administrative fee required to secure enrollment in Discovery


Where and When?

Discovery classes meet on Thursday afternoons. Available class times: 5:00pm, and 6:00pm.

All Annapolis Symphony Academy activities take place at Temple Beth Shalom, 1461 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd, Arnold, MD.