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Summer Registration

2018 Summer Registration: CLICK HERE!

To make changes to your account including adding tuition or housing charges, or to make a payment, please see the directions HERE.

Application Deadline: June 1, 2018
All Fees Due: At time of Registration


Non-refundable registration fee: $15 - MUST be paid at the time of application to be considered registered


Summer Bloomingsongs Multi-Age Class
BloomingSongs gives Bloomington area families access to local musicians and their music:contemporary classical, jazz, electronica, Middle Eastern, bluegrass, choral music, and Brazilian choros. Kids of all ages can learn the basics behind improvisation, dynamics, musical forms, tempos, articulations, and various movements. The BloomingSongs project has also offered interactive concerts to area schools, and provided teacher-training workshops. This project is made possible by The Smithville Grant Foundation, Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone Grant, area music teachers and early childhood specialists, Monroe County Public Library, Monroe County Community Foundation, Ivy Tech John Waldron Fine Arts Center, Russian Recording, Reimagining Opera for Kids, B-Town Jazz, BloomingSongs composers and musicians, IU Jacobs' PreCollege Program, IU Children's Choir, Boys and Girls Club and the IU African American Choral Ensemble.

Cycle of Seasons: Summer Time!
This is a class for 3-5 year olds at the start of the semester. Children work on skills in singing, movement, listening, playing instruments (rhythms sticks, drums, tone bars, and shakers), and musical vocabulary. Through music and movement, children will go on many adventures as they explore the seasons.

Summer Bloomingsongs Multi-Age Class
Dates: June 4-June 8
Meeting Time: 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Place: First Presbyterian Church
Ages: 0-5
Cost: $60

Cycle of Seasons: Summer Time!
Dates: June 11-June 15
Meeting Time:  10:00a.m. - 10:40a.m.
Place: First Presbyterian Church
Ages: 3-5 (pre-K)
Cost: $90
*includes materials: audio, parent songbook, and simple instrument


Please download the safety and media release forms [PDF], sign, and bring to class. These are needed annually.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is not offered for this program.


Summer 2018 classes will be offered at:

First Presbyterian Church
221 E 6th St
Bloomington, IN 47406

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Refund Policy

Refunds require a $35 fee for reimbursement. Refunds are not available after the first class has met.

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