Why is Childbloom Unique?
Enriching kids lives through music.
Our Instructors must audition to be accepted into the Childbloom program, ensuring they are accomplished musicians. They know how to use the curriculum based on the principles of child development. So, you’re getting a skilled musician who knows how to present the material to your child.
A background check is performed on all of our Instructors as the safety of our students is paramount. You are assured of getting a trustworthy, qualified Childbloom Instructor for your child.
Our Parents are encouraged to attend each lesson so they understand how to help their child practice each week. This helps to ensure kids foster good habits and instills a love of music.
Small Class Sizes
Our Small Class Sizes of 2-4 kids promote teamwork while allowing children to learn ensemble music almost immediately. (Private lessons are also available.)
Our Materials, including music books and accompaniment CDs, are specifically designed to support learning victories right from the start.
Our Price is right! In fact, the Childbloom program is one of the most affordable introductions to music through high skills (classical) guitar.
High Skills Training or Classical Training
"High skills" is the new name for Classical training. Why the Change? There has always been confusion between classical training and classical music or a classical genre.
When someone is classically trained in guitar that means they have learned to play multiple voices at one time. Our students are well equipped to play solo, and simultaneously develop ensemble skills (playing in a group). Because our musicians can play multiple voices they can easily play any genre or style of music. One important skill in classical training is reading music. With this skill, the mystery of any piece of music can be decoded, learned and enjoyed.
People think classical music was written anywhere from the 16th century to the 19th century, but in reality it is still written today. (Heard any good movie scores lately?) It is just one of many types of music that Childbloomers learn to play. Children tend to enjoy music they find success playing, including classical music.
Over the course of Dale's long career he has studied with some amazing guitarists.
One of these Guitar Masters, Hector Garcia, did a workshop and played a concert at the Dale J Miller Center of Guitar Studies. What a great opportunity the Childbloom students had, to meet, play for, and interact with such an amazing Maestro.
At 86 Hector played beautifully. He had the audience and the kids enchanted with his music.
Earlier this year Master Guitarist Hector Garcia met with some of the Childbloom Guitar Ensemble kids prior to his concert at the Dale J Miller Center for Guitar Studies.