904 W Comstock Court, Spokane WA, 99203
Instruments:Chorus, Composition, Ear Training, Early Music, Other, Piano, Recorder, Theory, Trumpet, Ukelele, Voice

Levels:Beginner, Intermediate
Experience:30 years
Rate:$10 / hr

Personal Statement

Kids Make Music Studio offers a natural, playful, movement oriented and child centered method of learning music fundamentals starting with it youngest students. The children are able to successfully play real songs and compose and create music of their own from the very earliest stages of their lessons.
Our goal is not to make concert pianist or professional glockenspiel players. We seek rather to make lifetime music makers out of each and every student so that no matter where they live, what their occupation, income, state of health or whatever life may bring … music will be there for them. The universal language of life. That they may share themselves with others, that they may express themselves and that they may make life better.

Education / Training

BA In Special Education Gonzaga University 1980
ESD 101 Music Specialist 1978-1982
Spokane Parks & Recreation Funshine Specialized Day Camp Director 1980- 1984
Children’s & Youth Music Director Harvest Christian Fellowship 1980-1994
First Presbyterian Children’s Music Director 1994 to present
Spokane Parks & Recreation – Specialized Recreation Specialist and Music & Movement Specialist 1985-90 and 1993 to present
Kindermusik Early Childhood Music Instructor 2004-2010
Training with Lynn Kleiner as Mentor continues presently
Training with Simply Piano continues presently
Orff Course Work 1980- present

Ruth Michaelis