Making Music Meaningful

Music and movement for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

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Due to medical reasons, I need to cancel the program for the rest of the year. Thank you in advance for your understanding. After my surgery and post-op, I will re-evaluate my situation and reassess at that time if I will offer the program again (TBD).

Thank you for your ongoing support. I loved being part of your lives and feel privileged to have contributed to your child(ren)’s development. I wish everyone all the best in the upcoming year.
Musically yours,
Joëlle ♪


Stimulate your child's cognitive, emotional, social and physical development!
Active participation in songs, finger plays, bounces, rhymes, instrument exploration, listening and movement activities with scarves will introduce you and your baby, toddler or preschooler to the joy of making music.

Learn something new to do together!
 Children and parents alike are invited to play hand-held percussion instruments. They also see and hear how several instruments, such as the cello, the ukulele, the soprano and alto recorders, the clarinet, the flute, the guitar, the violin and the xylophone are played.


Expose your child to music...and have fun! Experience a lively program that introduces you and your child to the joy of making music without pressing play. Explore simple instruments and learn a lovely repertoire of songs, finger plays, bounces, games and rhymes that you can also use at home.

Each of the three terms between September and June offers you a lovely new repertoire of music and musical activities that you can also use at home.

Class Schedule & Fees

Review our class schedule for the current term, and find out how much it will cost to enrol your child or children!

About the Director

Joëlle looks forward to meeting you and your child and to sharing with you the joy of music! Learn more about her and the history of the program.

Policies & Practices

Make sure you know what to expect during classes, and how our practices may effect you and your child.


That expecting parents will look forward to the time when their children will be able to participate.

That they and their children will grow from their shared music experience.

That they will look back on their music classes with fondness.

That, as a result of their participation, making music together will become a joyful part of their day-to-day lives.


Dedicated to providing high quality early childhood music education, Making Music Meaningful emphasizes the joy derived from making music with others without the use of pre-recorded music.

The carefully-developed curriculum, based on the Royal Conservatory of Music's principles of early childhood music education, is delivered to small groups in a nurturing, child-oriented environment. Class activities contribute to the development of the whole child by stimulating young children's social, emotional, cognitive and physical development.

We want to hear from you!*

Please send us a message with your questions,
comments, feedback or concerns.

*Due to medical reasons, the program is cancelled until further notice. After surgery, I will reassess at that time if I will offer the program again (TBD).



1500 Alta Vista Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1G 3Y9

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Facilities provided by: Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation