Music Development Program Online for Children (Melbourne)

Kinder Beat Program  

Kinder Beat is an outstanding introduction to music for children aged 2 – 5 years. This award winning program features activities that children of the 21st century need for brain development and acceleration.

The vibrant and contemporary flair of Kinder Beat engages children on a number of levels. It lays the foundation for a positive relationship with music that students will enjoy throughout their lives. You simply will not find a better approach to early childhood music! View flyer here

There are 3 levels:

  • Level 1:
    Focuses on rhythm, beat, iconic reading, phrasing, tuned and un-tuned percussion playing.
  • Level 2:
    Develops percussion playing skills to a higher level to include glissandi on xylophones plus ensembles combining tuned and un-tuned percussion.
  • Level 3:
    Kinder Beat Piano, introduces piano playing, keyboard games and improvisation activities not seen before in other methods or approaches.

All three levels make extensive use of props that facilitate feeling beat, pulse, phrasing and specific rhythmic patterns. Flash cards and worksheets are used to reinforce reading skills.

What Your Child Learns:
  • Basics of music theory through the activities such as stories, games, repetitions, using body props and percussion props, flash cards, listening CD, playing piano along with the CD.
  • Using "Mouse House" finger position or fists while playing on the piano with the aim to teach kids to keep their fingers round and together, not to spread it out.
Focus Activities:
  • Musical: games and improvisation
  • Singing songs, rhymes and solfa/solfeggio
  • Movement, dance and gesture
  • Rhythm, beat and metre
  • Percussion playing
  • Listening, reflecting and responding
  • Story-telling and mime
  • Reading(iconic and traditional)
  • Keyboards games (level 3)
  • Ensemble playing
  • Coordinating with streamers, rainbow ring and parachute

About Creators of Kinder Beat Program

Kinder Beat is an early childhood music program developed by mark Gibson and Morna Robinson. Their collective teaching experience in this area is extensive and their professional partnership encompasses 30 years of teaching and collaboration. They have been researching and designing early childhood music resources since the early 1990’s and Kinder Beat has developed through several pilot and draft editions. The current edition was lauinched in 2007 and is now enjoying great success throughout Australia and South East asia.

"Best Australian Made"

This program won the Australian Music Association "Best Australian Made" award for print music or music software in 2010.

The award was based on the:

  • High production qualities of the Books, CDs, Flash Cards and Kinder Beat toys
  • Educational effectiveness of the content, including the comprehensive Teacher Guides
  • Success in marketing these new materials to teachers and parents in a number of countries including Australia

FREE Trial lesson *

We are offering a FREE Trial lesson (conditions apply).
* The first lesson will be free, if the child joining already established group. If there is no a group, the Trial lesson has to be paid on the day of the lesson before you commit to the Term booking.

Contact Us

Please fill up the Enquiry Form here and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Or call us on 9942 4066 for more information about Kinder Beat Program at Alla’s Music Studio.



Teachers

Alla Guberman

(M.Mus in piano performance)

Alla is the director and founder of Alla’s Music Studio has been playing and teaching the piano for over 25 years.

Alla started her professional music education in Russia and completed in Australia, at Melbourne Monash University. Under the guidance of Tamara Smolyar (a continuer of traditional Russian piano school) and the team of pianists - Max Cooke, Robert Chamberlain and Darryl Coote (continuers of French piano school), Alla graduated with a Masters in Music (piano performance) from Monash University.

She was awarded a High Distinction for Piano Performance as part of her Master's degree (click to listen Alla’s performances).

Alla enjoys teaching piano to children from the ages of 2.5 years old, as well as primary, secondary and tertiary students and adults. She starts with student from 2.5 years old and leads them to the highest grades of AMEB or ABRSM.

Alla believes that one of the most important parts of her teaching is to explain to her students how to practice at home, between piano lessons in class. How to benefit the most from practice sessions. Alla sets up clear home tasks for the student in their music diary and every lesson begins from checking those tasks. New steps can be taken once the previous assigned tasks have been completed and understood by the student.

Alla’s education in Preschool programs.

Alla completed Preschool music education and attained her Licence for teaching Kinder Beat level 1,2,3 and Encore on Keys music programs in 2014 with Encore Music Education team, creators of the program Mark Gibson and Morna Robinson.

Melissa Langford

Melissa teaches in Bentleigh studio.

Originally from Ballarat, Melissa completed her Certificate III (music, dance and drama teaching) at the Ballarat Centre of Music and the Arts in 2012 before commencing a Bachelor of Dance at Deakin University. She holds a grade 7 AMEB certificate in the discipline of voice and is currently completing her Associate Diploma in Music. Melissa has performance experience ranging from playing piano and singing at soiree’s to performing in musicals and competitions and was lucky enough to be asked to perform the national anthem at the Victorian Total Girl Soccer Tournament in 2012. This experience is reflective in her teaching as she offers a range of styles.

Melissa has her own method of teaching drawing from the principals of the Alexander technique aiming to cater specifically to each individual student. Melissa has a love of teaching as she gets to share her passion and watch student’s confidence grow and currently offers voice and beginner piano lessons. Melissa is teaching as well Kinder Beat program level 1-3.