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Berkshire Mini Maestros: Nurture a love of music right from the start!

  • Fun, lively music classes for children aged 0 – 7 years led by professional musicians…Nurturing a love of music for life!
  • Exciting, engaging and well-paced sessions, using a wide range of inspiring resources and real instruments.
  • Lots of singing, dancing, games and playing instruments.
  • Building confidence and friendships, as well as developing creative, intellectual, physical, social and emotional skills.
  • Includes FREE membership to our music centre Children’s Choirs (age 5+)
  • 50% discount off your first term!

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What we do...

  • Pitch it right – Singing lots of songs and having fun with rhymes and rhythms.
  • Get the beat – Playing percussion instruments and music games to develop a good sense of pulse.
  • Move and groove – Dancing and movement activities to develop physical coordination and fine motor skills.
  • Train your brain - Responding to music and following instructions to develop thinking and listening skills.
  • Go solo - Performing in class and to others to develop confidence.
  • Get Creative - Improvising and composing to develop musical ideas and creativity.
  • Musicianship Skills - Opportunities for older children to read rhythm notation, play tuned percussion and to learn an instrument.

Mini Maestros in the Community

Berkshire Mini Maestros will be continuing to bring Mini Maestros classes to local communities across Berkshire from September 2020 (social distancing regulations allowing). New members are welcome to join in.

We will be offering ten weeks of music classes for children aged 0-3, led by professional musicians, in eight local areas across the county. Initially, classes will take place via Zoom until regulations allow us to re-start face-to-face classes.

We will be running the classes based in:

Sign up to Baby Beats for 0-1 year olds or Family Beats for 1-3 year olds.

For our existing Mini Maestros - Max Maestro and our lovely teachers have missed you all and can't wait to see you again!


Want to have a go?

Book a FREE trial for a Mini Maestros class at your local music centre by clicking on the relevant music centre name below to e-mail them requesting a trial session. Please tell us in your e-mail which class you would like to join.

Bracknell NewburyReadingWindsor

 

Mini Maestros Making music benefits children even before they can walk and talk

 

Max waving

 

Mini Maestros Playing musical instruments helps to develop hand-eye coordination

 

Max singing

Mini MaestrosAttending a music group provides the foundation for healthy socail relationships

Mini maestrosMaking music together can strengthen your bond with your child


Find a Mini Maestros class in your local area at the following times:

Bracknell and Wokingham
Groups Day Place Time Ability/Age
Beat Keepers (with parent/carer) Saturday Ranelagh School 09.30 - 10.00 3 - 4 Years old
Song Keepers Saturday Ranelagh School 08.55 - 09.25 Reception
Rhythm Makers Saturday Ranelagh School 10.20 - 11.00 Year 1
Music Makers Saturday Ranelagh School 11.05 - 11.45 Year 2
Bracknell Children's Choir on Saturday 09.30 - 10.15. FREE to Mini Maestros students at appropriate stage.
Baby Beats Tuesday Crowthorne 09.40 -10.20 0-1 Years old
Family Beats Tuesday Crowthorne 10.40 -11.20 1-3 Years old
Baby Beats Thursday Arborfield 10.40 -11.20 0-1 Years old
Family Beats Thursday Arborfield 09.40 -10.20 1-3 Years old

Reading
Groups Day Place Time Ability/Age
Family Beats (with parent/carer) Thursday Stoneham Court 11.15 - 11.55 1 - 3 Years old
Mini Beats (with parent/carer) Saturday Stoneham Court 10.05 - 10.35 2 - 3 Years old
Beat Keepers (with parent/carer) Saturday Stoneham Court 09.30 - 10.00 3 - 4 Years old
Song Keepers Saturday Stoneham Court 08.55 - 09.25 Reception
Rhythm Makers Saturday Stoneham Court 10.40 - 11.20 Year 1
Music Makers Saturday Stoneham Court 11.25 - 12.05 Year 2
Reading Children's Choir on Saturday 09.30 - 10.15 is FREE to Mini Maestros students at appropriate stage.
Baby Beats Friday Emmer Green 10.40 -11.20 0-1 Years old
Family Beats Friday Emmer Green 09.40 -10.20 1-3 Years old

West Berkshire
Groups Day Place Time Ability/Age
Family Beats (with parent/carer) Saturday St. Bartholomew’s 11.45 - 12.15 1 - 3 Years old
Song Keepers Saturday St. Bartholomew’s 08.55 - 09.25 Reception
Rhythm Makers Saturday St. Bartholomew’s 09.30 - 10.10 Year 1
Music Makers Saturday St. Bartholomew’s 11.00 - 11.40 Year 2
Newbury Children's Choir on Saturday 10.15 - 10.55. FREE to Mini Maestros students at appropriate stage.
Baby Beats Tuesday Lambourne 10.20 -11.00 0-1 Years old
Family Beats Tuesday Lambourne 09.30 -10.10 1-3 Years old
Baby Beats Wednesday Hampstead Norreys 10.30 -11.10 0-1 Years old
Family Beats Wednesday Hampstead Norreys 09.40 -10.20 1-3 Years old
Baby Beats Friday Woolhampton 10.40 -11.20 0-1 Years old
Family Beats Friday Woolhampton 09.40 -10.20 1-3 Years old

Windsor and Maidenhead
Groups Day Place Time Ability/Age
Beat Keepers (with parent/carer) Saturday WiMC Ens Room 09.25 - 09.55 3 - 4 Years old
Song Keepers Saturday WiMC Ens Room 10.00 - 10.30 Reception
Rhythm Makers Saturday WiMC Ens Room 08.40 - 09.20 Year 1
Music Makers Saturday WiMC Ens Room 10.35 - 11.20 Year 2
Royal Borough Children's Choir on Saturday 09.30 - 10.15. FREE to Mini Maestros students at appropriate stage.
Baby Beats Wednesday South Ascot 10.40 -11.20 0-1 Years old
Family Beats Wednesday South Ascot 09.40 -10.20 1-3 Years old
Baby Beats Friday Dedworth 09.40 -10.20 0-1 Years old
Family Beats Friday Dedworth 10.30 -11.10 1-3 Years old

Find out more by contacting your local Music Centre:

Bracknell NewburyReadingWindsor

Or register online to join a Mini Maestros group by clicking on Register Here on the main menu at the top of our website.

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