Quincy Music Matters

Come for the fun, stay for the education!


Musical Birthday Parties

Option 1 --> $100

    • Use of room for 2 hours

    • 30 minutes of music activities led by Mary

Option 2 --> $80

    • On-site music activities

    • Mary will provide 30 minutes of musical activities at location of your choice

BAD WEATHER POLICY: If the Quincy Public Schools are closed, all Music Matters classes will be cancelled.

Missed classes will be rescheduled at the end of the regular session

Instructor Mary Shelor is a licensed Musikgarten instructor, and member of the Quincy Conservatory of Music and the Illinois State Music Teachers Association.

Mary holds a degree in Music from the University of Minnesota and has maintained a piano studio in Quincy since 1992. She has been teaching Music Matters classes since 1998. Mary is active as an accompanist for the Quincy Area Youth Chorus, and Quincy Public Schools.

Along with music Mary enjoys biking, swimming, traveling, scrap booking, gardening, and spending time with her husband Paul

and two adult sons, Christopher and Bryson.

About Music Matters

You may know that our classes seek to develop your child’s inborn joy and talent for making and enjoying music, but you might not have known that your licensed instructor, Mary Shelor, teaches from a curriculum developed by Musikgarten, a leader in early childhood music education. www.musikgarten.org. Together we work to create family-friendly music classes that help young children develop valuable social, emotional, and music skills.

Music Matters has received the Exemplary Program award by the national Musikgarten organization in recognition of

our standing as an exceptional Musikgarten studio.

A child can take any of the classes each semester and be exposed to new material every time. I hope you will join me and

participate in the gift of music with your child!

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