Preschool Music enhances skills, development

Early exposure to music and movement unlocks both social and intellectual development in preschoolers. The Music Tree Prep School provides the expertise and fertile soil needed to grow and enhance young minds in the Early Birds Music Program for children ages 2 and a half to 4 years old. The Spring 2018 classes will be held on Mondays at 1 p.m. and will be taught by Music Tree vocal instructor Nancy Hendrick who also holds certifications in preschool music education. In research publis...
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Study: Music effective dementia care intervention

Press Release: Commission Brings Evidence Based Research and Recommendations for Effective Dementia Care using Music-based Interventions A new report providing a robust and unique examination into the benefits of music-based interventions for people with dementia was presented to an audience of medical providers, celebrities, policy-makers, academics, clinicians, and charity leaders at the House of Lords in London on Thursday, January 18. The International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK), wit...
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Classes cancelled due to weather conditions

Dear Parents and Students: Due to the continued winter weather and road conditions, we have decided to cancel all lessons for today, Wednesday, January 17. We will reschedule makeups during your next lesson. Please be safe and stay warm! If you had a lesson scheduled today, please check in and let us know you received this message. Faculty have been contacting their students, but we want to make absolutely sure each of you is aware the Music Tree will be closed again today. If you are register...
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SU professor featured Fall Art Crawl artist

The Music Tree is proud to showcase the work of Randell Henry, Professor of Art at Southern University, at this year's Fall Art Crawl. Prof. Henry's mixed media collages use improvisational methods of altering shape, color and pattern. With influences from abstract expressionism, cubism and African and Asian art, Prof. Henry explores dreams through his surrealistic collage images. Stop by and meet Prof. Henry and view his work Friday, Nov. 3 from 6-9 p.m. at the Music Tree, No. 9 on the ...
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Time to register for fall lessons, classes

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Online form makes for fast Fall registration

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Band camp: Let the rock star in you shine through!

Summer isn't over yet, which means we still have all the time in the world to play music to our heart's content! Reserve your spot now for our combined Garage Band Camp, running from Monday July 24 - Friday July 28, 10 am - 2 p.m. for middle school and high school students.  No previous music experience is required and instruments are available for use during the camp. This is a fun way to wrap-up the summer and possibly get your first rock band experience! Those interested please contact...
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Pianopalooza: Join the piano camp experience!

This unique summer camp, Pianopalooza, is geared toward piano students who wish to explore the world of piano duets. Students will be paired by ability and personality. The instructor will give guidance on a number of topics related to playing with a duet partner including: How to skillfully begin and end a piece of music How to choreograph smooth hand movements How to play together in a variety of musical styles, and much more! Students will have the opportunity to play several ...
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Music Tree mourns in loss of ‘Mr. Jordan’

Music Tree Prep School director Dr. Thais Perkins sadly announced the death of piano instructor Jordan Lee Scott who died Thursday January 12 in Baton Rouge. Dr. Perkins acknowledged the profound impact that Mr. Scott had on the Music Tree and its students and extended collective sympathies to Mr. Scott’s wife Sarah Rosemann (saxophonist and LSU Music Theory graduate student), and their bereaved family. Mr. Scott quickly became a favorite of music students in the Zachary community. His e...
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