Music academy to offer programs

Bearclaw's Academy of Music in New Milford has announced its upcoming events, including a free Music Together demo for parents of toddlers and young children Sept. 5 at 9:30 a.m.

Music Together is a national organization well known throughout the country for its early childhood music programs.

The local Music Together program will meet beginning mid-month at the studio.

In addition to the new program, the academy is kicking off its back to school music lessons and regionals lessons.

Also, fall music therapy sessions will be held Sept. 20, 27, Oct. 4 and 11 and again Oct. 25, Nov. 1, 8 and 29 from 4:30 to 5:15 for children ages 3 to 5 and from 5:15 to 6 p.m. for children ages 6 to 12.

The cost is $80 for each four-week session.

The academy offers general music instruction, a music therapy program, and master classes and workshops. In addition, space is available to rent for bands, musicians and teachers for rehearsals and instruction.

For more information, including fees, call the academy, located at 39 Park Lane Road, Unit 4, at 860-210-1717, email or visit the academy’s website.