ChIMES (Childhood Introduction to Music Education, with Smiles) is the San Diego Youth Symphony’s early childhood music program. ChIMES highlights one of the most integral phases of child growth and development: the period of growth that takes place from birth to age 5. Classes are designed to enhance and further child development while building healthy attachment between the child and caregiver through hands-on play with instruments, singing, movement, rhythm activities, percussion, and more.
The interactive classes develop children’s musical, motor and aural skills and help facilitate learning in other areas. The program is specifically designed to create pathways for children to participate in ensemble-based programs for youth. There are sessions running throughout the year, with classes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Classes are on Wednesday and Saturday mornings at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Visit our website for more details on upcoming sessions and to sign up.
$150-160 per session