There are many, many articles on the benefits of Kindermusik, music education, and so forth -- too many to list here!
For updated information, try and/or Kindermusik International's blog,

Books & Instruments
Many of the instruments and props we use in class can be purchased online at

Beyond Kindermusik - Piano Lessons (ages 7 & up)
Where Music Begins This program offers Simply Music piano lessons and other instrumental instruction.
Jane Buchanan ("Miss Jane") offers Simply Music piano in the Concord/Antioch/Brentwood area! Call (925) 706-8827 or email
for more information.
Our own Miss Aubrey & Miss Lindsay's teacher Claire Yarrington also offer voice lessons! Please contact us via email at if you
would like a referral.

Beyond Kindermusik - Local Children's Choruses
Cantabella Children's Chorus
Cantabella Children's Chorus accepts children in grades K-5 for their training choirs, and no audition is required for the training choirs. This program has
sites in Pleasanton and Livermore. Classes include Kodaly methodology for sightsinging.

Danville Girls Chorus
This chorus for girls starting in 3rd grade meets in Danville. The director of the performing choirs, Ken Abrams, is the choir director at San Ramon Valley
High School and is well respected in the area.  One of the instructors of the training choirs is a Kodaly trained teacher.

Contra Costa Children's Chorus
This program accepts children starting at age 6. It is a huge program with several sites.

Local Parenting Resources:
Hilarie's Helpful Hints
A free informational website offering monthly organized family activities for the expectant parent, new parent and toddler parent.  Visit them at  

The Speech Pathology Group
is located at 2021 Ygnacio Valley Rd, C- 202, Walnut Creek, Ca 94598. Main line (925) 945-1474.
For infants, toddlers, and children, please contact Jill Waslon, MS CCC-SLP at (925) 945-1474 x 106 or

Parent-Friendly Fitness
You will enjoy your Kindermusik experience so much more if you are feeling healthy and energetic! To this end, several Kindermusik parents have
recommended the
Baby Boot Camp program. If you are currently enrolled in Kindermusik, you may receive a discount at Baby Boot Camp; contact Noelle for

Nannies & Babysitters
We frequently get requests for babysitting/nanny referrals and considered developing a referral service for our families. Fortunately, two companies have
done that work for us! Here are two online referral sources you can check out yourself. We cannot vouch for any of these sitters or for the referral companies,
and of course, we recommend that you thoroughly research any nanny before bringing her into your home!
Sitter City
The Nanny Connection

Real Estate
David Henderson is a wonderful real estate agent with Alain Pinel Realtors. He responds to inquiries immediately and is very helpful if you're looking to
move and want information about the value of your home, selling your home, the various school districts in the area, and of course, the houses available for
you to buy. He represents both buyers and sellers and can also refer you to agents in other areas. For more information, please visit, or call David at (925) 895-3761.

Our contact info:
Kindermusik with Miss Lindsay & Friends
(925) 866-8055