Rob Sayer

Articles Written By: Rob Sayer

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Rob Sayer is founder and director of The Music Class®, a music education organization that offers programs to maximize the musical potential of young children. The Music Class programs are available at over 800 locations worldwide. Rob helped develop the Primrose Schools custom music curriculum Rhythm & Notes®, which fosters a lifelong love of music in children. Rob holds degrees from the Manhattan School of Music and studied at The Juilliard School. 

Dad and daughter play music together on guitar

A Guide to Introducing Your Child to Music

Early exposure to music is an important part of every child’s development, and there’s something special about passing down your favorite music to your children. Singing your favorite songs to your baby or dancing along to a favorite album with your toddler creates bonds that cross generations.
Toddler plays with a green guitar as part of his early musical development.

Musical Milestones for Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers

It’s no secret that music is powerful, and it can have a positive impact on your child and her early development. Children raised in an…
DIY recycled drums made from snack tins

5 Ways to Play and Learn with Drums

It’s no secret that playing drums is fun – especially for little ones! Children love making sounds and hitting all kinds of things as they…
Father twirling his daughter while dancing

Nurturing Your Child’s Rhythm

People often assume rhythmic ability is something you are born with, but research tells us otherwise. Like so many areas of development, sense of rhythm…
Little boy happily plays a violin

The First Steps to Your Child’s Musical Success

Once you’ve determined that your child is ready to begin playing an instrument, here are some additional tips to consider to ensure that you’ll be setting…
A little boy learns how to play piano

What’s the Right Age for Children to Learn an Instrument?

There’s significant value in exposing young children to musical sounds and activities when they are little, but when is it time to take the next…
A mother sings to her infant

Using Music to Soothe Children

For many adults (myself included), music brings joy and helps us escape stress; however, the effect music has on young children is often far greater…
A young boy and girl learn how to play the flute

How to Support Your Preschooler’s Development with Music

Musical development begins even before birth and occurs rapidly in the first five years of a child’s life. Your child’s interactions with music during this…
Little baby boy plays with his shaker toy in his pram

Musical Milestones for Infants and Toddlers

Musical development from birth to age 5 is a wonderful process to watch unfold if you know what to look for. According to Dr. Daniel…
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