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Teacher Leads Elementary School Assembly In Sing Along
Teacher Sings With a Young Student who Plays a Tamborine
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Teacher Mrs D of Musical Moments with puppet Spunky the Monkey and Guitar
Meet Spunky the Monkey
and Mrs. D....
Family of Musical Moments Puppets With Teacher Mrs D
... and the whole family
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"Holding the attention of 70 pre-school children for 30 minutes in one room is no easy task, but Joni DeGabriele of Musical Moments was up to it."
– Dick Minor, Bread & Roses
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Demonstrating communication skills
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Musical Moments Teacher Mrs. D Leads Elementary School Assembly In Sing Along
Mrs. D leads an assembly
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Musical Moments SEL is Expanding!

Our new video-based curriculum and non-profit structure are designed to benefit  more children in more locations.
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Our Musical Moments Programs Help Children Build Character and Confidence

At Musical Moments we enrich the communication skills of young children through music

When children are able to communicate their feelings appropriately they develop confidence, positive self-esteem and strong relationships. This is the mission of Musical Moments where the focus is on building character in young children through music and movement. Even adults can understand the magic of communication and music. Watch our video to see how 105 year old Margie interacts with Spunky the Monkey!

Led by educator and performing artist Joni DeGabriele, Musical Moments combines over 20 years of teaching experience applying a new social-emotional music curriculum. Musical Moments is unique in the way music, puppets, movement and instruments are used to teach the lessons. We even have a new Music CD filled with favorite songs remastered by Mrs. D to fit our Musical Moments lessons.

Meet our Cast of Puppet Characters!

puppet cast: Spunky the Monkey, Eldon the Eagle, Grateful Gus, 3 Little Birds

Our puppet characters are great at engaging children and they help us teach valuable communication strategies. The children really listen and focus on what the puppets say and how they interact. Teachers and parents alike tell us how the students practice the vocabulary and strategies long after the lessons have been taught. See what our clients say about us.

Children That Get Involved Through Music Learn At a Higher Level and Have More Fun!

Do the children at your school need help with social-emotional development? Have an event that we can bring to life through music? Our music curriculum can provide a perfect fit. Music is our special gift to children of all ages and abilities. Our new Video Program is filled with favorite songs  by Mrs. D to fit our Musical Moments lessons. Let us know how we can provide an educational option for your classroom, event, business or program through our music programs.