Thank you for your interest in this exciting program for your young child. No audition is required! Weekly classes include singing, movement, music reading, rhythmic skills, listening games, and much more!
Classes for 3 and 4 year olds
KINDERNOTES B – Mondays 5:30-6:15 p.m. – 4 spaces available
KINDERNOTES C – Wednesdays 4:30-5:15 p.m. – 3 spaces available
KINDERNOTES E – Thursdays 4:30-5:15 p.m. – 11 spaces available
Classes for 5 and 6 year olds
KINDERNOTES A – Mondays 4:30-5:15 p.m. FULL
KINDERNOTES D – Wednesdays 5:30-6:15 p.m. FULL
KINDERNOTES F – Thursdays 5:30-6:15 p.m. – 7 spaces available
Calvin Presbyterian Church, 2nd floor, 26 Delisle Avenue, Toronto M4V 1S5. The church is located one block north of St. Clair Avenue and west off Yonge Street – just a block from the St. Clair subway stop on the Yonge Line. Convenient Green P parking is available next to the church.
Annual Tuition Fee
$605.00 per child
A maximum of fifteen children can be accommodated in each class. Sessions begin the week of September 11, 2017, and run until early May (with Fall, Christmas and March breaks). The 5 and 6 year olds will also sing one song with the Preparatory Choir in the TCC’s annual Spring Concert on May 5, 2018 at the Toronto Centre for the Arts!
Families have until October 2, 2017 to decide if the program is right for their child. In the event of a withdrawal, please notify our office in writing to Carol Stairs on or before October 2, 2017 at which point you will be entitled to a tuition refund less a $50 non-refundable deposit. After October 2, 2017, KinderNote fees are non-refundable.
Registration EXTENDED to September 22, 2017! Online only.
We warmly welcome back Kim Kendrick for her fourth season as Director of our program. As her biography attests, Kim is an energetic and highly experienced early childhood educator. We look forward to another wonderful year together!
Kim Kendrick has been a music educator for more than thirty years. Instructing both privately (piano and voice) and in classrooms, she has taught students of all ages – from babies as young as three months to senior citizens. Kim studied theatre and dance at Ryerson Theatre School, and voice at the Royal Conservatory of Music. She holds specialist certifications in both Orff Schulwerk and the Kodály method of music education. She is a frequent guest clinician and has given workshops for such organizations as the Toronto District School Board, OISE, the Ontario Orff Chapter of Carl Orff Canada, the Early Childhood Music Association and the Anglican Diocese of Toronto.
Kim currently teaches for the Toronto District School Board as a vocal and Orff Itinerant Music Instructor in the Staff Development Program. She is also on the faculty of the Royal Conservatory School in the Teacher Training Department, where she is a part of the Orff Levels Teacher Training team. She taught in the Children’s Programs (music in early childhood, Orff, and Suzuki Enrichment) at the Royal Conservatory School for thirteen years before retiring in 2013.
In the fall of 2014, the Toronto Children’s Chorus welcomed her as the new Director of KinderNotes – or, as one of her delightful 4-year-old students once re-named it, “KimberNotes”!
Contact Carol Stairs, Manager of Artistic Administration.
416-932-8666 x 231
Read our FAQ
KinderNotes is the Toronto Children’s Chorus’ introductory music education program, for children 3 to 6 years of age.
Children in the KinderNotes program do not need to have had any previous musical experience. Classes incorporate singing, movement, music reading, rhythmic skill development, listening games and more to develop their musical skills.
There is no audition required for admittance into KinderNotes.
KinderNotes choristers perform in the Toronto Children’s Chorus’ final season concert in the springtime, usually the first Saturday in May. KinderNotes is primarily a music education program.
Each session occurs once per week for 45 minutes at Calvin Presbyterian Church (26 Delisle Avenue). There are usually two sessions per night (one at 4:15pm and one at 5:30pm), three days a week. Classes are divided by ages 3-4 and 5-6.
Your child may take the first 2 classes of the session to determine if the programme is right for him or her. If you decide to withdraw your child after the second class, we will issue you a full refund. Programme fees are non-refundable after attending the third class in the session.
Our season begins in September and runs until May. Parents may enroll their children in the second half of our season, starting January, if spots are available.
You may register your child for KinderNotes on our website’s Registration Page during our registration period, typically open from June to September. Registration is limited to 15 children per class. Please note we do not accept registration over the phone or by email.
KinderNotes fees are generally paid in a single payment. You may contact our office if you would like to discuss alternative monthly payment arrangements. No financial assistance is available for KinderNotes fees.
Tuition for KinderNotes is currently $595.00 for the full year (September – May). This fee is subject to change year to year.
There are no discounts for siblings participating in the TCC.