Classes & Groups
Infinity Music Therapy Services offers a variety of group music therapy and group music lessons at our Southington and Groton 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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in custom building a group.
Please contact our group services coordinator, Shane Sullivan, MT-BC at (860) 222-5332 or email@example.com to register for one of our groups. We accept cash, check, and credit card payments. In some cases, 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).
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 is led by a board-certified music therapist and 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.
Min. 3 children, Max. 8 children
Schedule: Sundays 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
Fall Sessions: September 30 – October 21 and November 4 – November 25, 2018
Fee: $60.00 for 4 Weeks; Register by September 16, 2018 and receive $10.00 off!
Group Piano Lessons
(children of all abilities ages 6-12 in Southington)
The children in this group will be exposed to reading music, music theory, and technical playing skills as they relate to the piano. Reading music at the piano will be alternated with group rhythm games to help develop foundational skills as they relate to playing. Each child will receive a folder for new music and home assignments each week and the program will culminate in a private recital. Although a piano/ keyboard for practice at home would be helpful, it is not required. Min 3, Max 6
Schedule: Saturdays 9:50 AM-10:35 AM
Fall Sessions: September 29, 2018 – October 20, 2018 and November 4, 2018 – December 1, 2018
*No class November 24, 2018
Fee: $50.00 for 4 weeks; Register by September 15, 2018 and receive $10.00 off!
(children of all abilities ages 5+; Southington)
You can uke! This group will focus on the fundamentals of playing ukulele and will encourage self-expression through play. Adaptations will be made if necessary to instruments and materials in order to allow children of all abilities to play. Participants will learn chords and a variety of songs on ukulele. Several ukuleles are available for during class on a first come, first serve basis. Our goal is to bring music to local hospitals and shelters to spread community outreach. Min 3 children, Max. 10 children
Schedule: Tuesdays 5:15 PM-6:00 PM
Fall Session: October 2, 2018 – November 6, 2018 (6-Week Program)
Fee: $90.00 for 6 weeks; Register by September 18, 2018 and receive $10.00 off!
Mindfulness for Teens and Tweens
(a class for parents and children ages 9-18 in Southington)
Research shows that the benefits of Mindfulness practices for young people include reduced stress and anxiety, improved test performance, increased attention and concentration, and improved sleep. In this introductory course, your child will participate in music-based mindfulness and meditation practices that they can implement at home, school, and on the go. Chanting, using recorded music to assist with breathing, and other mindfulness techniques will be explored. The course is led by Janet Fall, MT-BC, Board Certified Music Therapist.
Min: 3 Max: 12
Schedule: October 4, 2018 2:30 – 3:30 PM
Fees: $20.00 per child
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.
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.
196 Queen Street
Southington, CT 06489
428 Long Hill Rd
Groton, CT 06340
General Questions/ Referrals:
Main Line (860) 518-5557
Fax (888) 200-4093
Contact Bryce at (860) 373-4830