Classes & Groups

Infinity Music Therapy Services offers a variety of group music therapy and group music lessons at our Southington and New London Clinics. In addition to offering group services at our two clinics, we can custom build a group at either of our clinics as well or travel to your home, school, or facility.  Please contact our Director of Services, Jona Jeffcoat, at (860) 518-5557 or jona@infinitymusictherapy.com if you are interested in custom building a group.

We accept cash, check, and credit card payments. For our therapy groups, flexible spending account cards with a valid credit card symbol may be used. We also are a DCF approved vendor and we work DDS (family support grant and the IP). Contact us if you are looking for funding options. To register for a group, please contact Jona Jeffcoat, MT-BC at jona@infinitymusictherapy.com with the subject: Groups registration. We are working on an online registration system but we do not know when that feature will be available. Thank you for your patience as we improve our customer service.

***We have a handful of groups from October 2018 through March 2019 that are “pay as you are able”. For these groups, we will accept any payment level toward these groups whether that be $0, $5, or $20 per class. These groups are marked with “***”. To register for one of these programs, please contact our music therapy intern, Teressa Olsen, at teressa@infinitymusictherapy.com Subject: Pay as you are able. You may also contact her at (203) 443-4538.

Are you finding us late? No problem! Many of our groups accept late enrollment at a pro-rated cost. Contact us to explore this option.

Growing Melodies I

(group music therapy for children with special needs ages 3-8; Southington)

This group targets developmental milestones related to speech and language, motor development, social skills, sensory integration, and attention to task through music-based interventions. Your child will have opportunities to play instruments, dance, and sing during each interactive class. Your child will be led through drumming, imagination-based play, and moving to music. If your child has an IEP or other therapy treatment plan, we can incorporate those target areas into this group session.

Schedule: Sundays 4:00pm-4:45pm; $60.00/session
Fall Session 1: November 4-November 25 (4 weeks)
Fall Session 2: December 2-December 23 (4 weeks)

Registration closes November 1

Growing Melodies II

(children with special needs ages 9-13; Southington)

Time to rock and roll! This group is designed to help children with special needs build their expressive and receptive communication skills, social development, and more through therapeutic instrument play and song. Current songs and new songs will be infused into each session. Each child will have opportunities to drum, dance, and sing according to research-based music therapy techniques.

Schedule: Tuesdays 5:00pm-5:45pm; $60.00/session
Fall Session 1: October 30-November 20 (4 weeks); Registration closes October 28
Fall Session 2: November 27-December 18 (4 weeks); Registration closes November 20

 

Growing Melodies III

(for teens with special needs ages 14-19; Southington)

Rock band anyone? This group is designed using current, age appropriate music to develop social skills, leadership skills, communication skills, and more. Drumming, movement to music, solo work, and interventions targeting teamwork will be conducted according to research-based strategies.

Schedule: Tuesdays 4:00pm-4:45pm; $60.00/session
Fall Session 1: October 30-November 20 (4 weeks); Registration closes October 28
Fall Session 2: November 27-December 18 (4 weeks); Registration closes November 20

 

Rockin' Readers

(for children of all abilities ages 6-months through 7yrs) 

Join Infinity Music Therapy Services for an interactive music-making group that brings stories to life. This family event targets literacy skills through song. Each session uses several books set to song and pairs these stories with instrument play, movement to music, and more to target letter recognition, reading site words, syllables, and reading comprehension. Your child will have opportunities to sing, dance, and play instruments while building their literacy skills. (This program has been presented at local and national conferences)

Schedule: Fridays 5:30pm-6:15pm; $40.00/session
Fall Session 2: November 30-December 21 (4 weeks)

Registration closes November 20

Cafe Au Play

(A social gathering from individuals with special needs ages 17+ in Southington)

Café Au Play is designed as a coffee shop experience with opportunities for live music and featured soloists. Each participant will be engaged in group singing, drumming, and dancing while enjoying the drink of their choice. Each participant will have the opportunity to sing or play solos like an open mic night. Come make some friends and have some fun! Min 3, Max 15 

Schedule: Third Friday of each month 4:30pm-5:30pm. Reservations must be received no later than Wednesday 5pm of the week of group. Group will be cancelled if we do not have at least 3 people registered. 

Fees: $10.00/person

Family Drum Circle

(a family event for all ages and abilities in Southington)

During each family drum circle, each participant has the opportunity to explore a variety of drums and percussion instruments while making music as part of a community. A board-certified music therapist will conduct each drum circle to make it accessible to children and adults with and without special needs. This group is part of our community outreach and 100% of proceeds are used to help individuals with special needs access music therapy.

Schedule: First Friday of each month, 7:00pm-7:45pm. Reservations must be received no later than Wednesday 5pm of the week of the group. 

Fees: $5.00/person

***Girls Rock

(for girls of all abilities ages 10-15; Southington) 

This group is designed specifically for girls who would benefit from building their self-esteem and positive self-image. Through lyric analysis, song-writing, and therapeutic instrument play, each participant will have opportunities to focus on positive self-statements set to song. Up to 10 participants will be accepted.

Schedule: Thursdays, 4:45pm-5:45pm; pay as you are able
Fall Session 1: October 25-November 15 (4 weeks)

Registration closes October 24

***That Extra Chromosome is your Rock Out Gene!

(for children with Down Syndrome and their family; Southington)

This group is designed specifically for children of all ages with Down Syndrome, their siblings, and their parents. Each session will be jam packed with singing, instrument play, movement to music, and more. Up to 12 participants will be accepted.

Schedule: Thursdays, 4:45pm-5:45pm; pay as you are able
Fall Session 2: November 29-December 21 (4 weeks)

Registration closes November 20

***ASD? Rock with me!

(for children with Autism and their family; Southington)

This group is designed specifically for children of all ages with Autism, their siblings, and their parents. Each session will be jam packed with singing, instrument play, movement to music, and more. Up to 12 participants will be accepted.

Schedule: Thursdays, 4:45pm-5:45pm; pay as you are able
Winter Session 2: January 31-February 21 (4 weeks)

Registration closes January 20

***Rock Those Social Skills

(children with special needs ages 7-13; Southington)

Does your child end up as the “typical peer” in the social skills groups you’ve tried? If so, this is the group for you. This music-based program will focus on advanced social skills such as teamwork, peer to peer collaboration, leadership, and other skills through song-writing, song creation, group drumming and more. Up to 10 participants will be accepted.

Schedule: Thursdays 4:45pm-5:45pm; pay as you are able
Winter Session 1: January 3-January 24 (4 weeks)

Registration closes December 27

***Teen Jam

(for teens with special needs ages 14-19; Southington)

This group is designed to celebrate current music through interactive music-based games and instrument play. Teens of all abilities are welcome to join as we play a variety of instruments, sing our hearts out, and dance. Sensory accommodations will be made as necessary. Up to 10 participants will be accepted.

Schedule: Thursdays 4:45pm-5:45pm; pay as you are able
Winter Session 3: February 28-March 21 (4 weeks)

Registration closes February 20

 

***Self-Care for the Caregiver

(for adults who care for others in Southington)

Do you spend your days caring for a child or an aging parent? You cannot pour from an empty cup. This group will focus on self-care through drumming, drawing set to music, progressive muscle relaxation and more. Up to 12 participants will be accepted. Due to some wonderful members of our team, we are able to occupy up your children in a music-based environment at the time of the group (space is limited).

Schedule: Fridays 7:00pm-8:00pm; pay as you are able

Winter Session 3: March 22-March 29 (2 weeks)

Registration closes March 12

Group Guitar

(for ages 7-14; Southington)

This group guitar class is designed specifically for players who are just starting out. This class will cover basic chords, a variety of strumming patterns, and will focus on cultivating a love for music. A handful of guitars are available for use during lessons on a first come, first serve basis. Private lessons are available as well.

Schedule: Saturdays 9:00am-9:45am, $40.00/session

Winter Session 1: December 1-December 22 (4 weeks); Registration closes November 25

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Clinic Locations

Main Office:
196 Queen St.
Southington, CT 06489

 

Co-op Clinic:
125 Shaw St.
New London, CT 06320

Contact Us

General Questions/ Referrals:
Main Line (860) 518-5557
Fax (888) 200-4093
info@infinitymusictherapy.com

 

 Billing Questions:
Contact Bryce at (860) 373-4830
bryce@infinitymusictherapy.com

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