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Genuine Parent and Professor testimonials, proving that Moosicology really does work to help your child learn the science of music

All the scientists say…

'All the scientists say that learning to play music can increase a child's IQ. That's why music - and Moosicology - should be a top priority in young children's education. All my lot are benefitting, and it's putting smiles on their faces too. The Moosicology method tackles all the basics in an engaging way, the songs are infectious.'
Alex James, Blur, father of five children

that learning to play music can increase a child’s IQ. That’s why music – and Moosicology – should be a top priority in young children’s education. All my lot are benefitting, and it’s putting smiles on their faces too. The Moosicology method tackles all the basics in an engaging way, the songs are infectious.”

Alex James, Blur, Father of five children

 
 

“Pretty great all round with lots of value in it.

Teaching about rhythm has been excellent,my daughter is now clapping to beats in all music as a result of Moosicology and as she finds the right rhythm she’s delighted with herself. The song “the cows are singing moo moo moo” is a MASSIVE hit, so much so she found, for the first time, the repeat button on the CD player and when it’s on it’s on for around an hour at a time! Learning how to enjoy music on another level has been a revelation for my daughter and Moosicology ‘unpacks’ music at a good level for her age group. I would recommend it to anyone asking me about engaging children with music (which parents do knowing my own job).”

-Paula Hearsum, Mother of a 4-year old, Senior Lecturer (Music), University of Brighton, UK

 
 

Update a year later: “Maya got a certificate for excellent rhythm in her music class – the only child to get one -

and she told the teachers it was because she learned it from Moosicology! It’s motivated her to do more than just play around on the piano at home now and she’s keen to have lessons – not bad as she’s only just turned five!”

-Paula Hearsum, Senior Lecturer (Music), University of Brighton, UK

 
 

“The children will love the stories,

the musical tracks can be connected with physical activities, which will enhance the learning of musical ideas and non-specialized music teachers and parents can use the material and support their children’s learning. On the whole, it’s a very well prepared work that can be used at home and in schools or other education centres.”

- Dr. Maria Varvarigou, Research Officer and Lecturer in Music Education, University of London, UK

 
 

“Concepts are introduced in a fun and interesting way.

Seems to catch my son’s attention and he likes the songs and stories. At a young age, children need to be encouraged to explore and to be enticed by things, not to be taught to. Moosicology sparks interest which is critical at this age. It is sometimes difficult to find music that is age-appropriate and not preachy or simpering for children. Moosicology’s songs and stories engage and intrigue and are aimed nicely at young children.”

- Kristin Harris Walsh, Mother of a 3-year old, Project Coordinator, MMap Research Centre for Music, Media and Place, Canada

 
 

“The design is easy to follow.

The organisation is very systematic that each concept of music theory is presented in the same order. The music clearly demonstrates each musical concept. It is creative to integrate stories and songs to engage children’s attention. It fits children’s level of understanding and conveys basic principles underneath each musical concept. I think it is well designed and the singing and the stories are matched to the children’s level. The CD is fun to listen to and good material for parents to interact with their children at home.”

- Dr. Evangeline Cheng, Assistant Professor in Pingtung University of Education, Department of Music, Taiwan

 
 

“Attractive tunes; nice little stories to go with them; well-organised; well-thought-out and illustrated musical concepts.

I think it’s a great idea and very nicely put together, attractive and fun and I would certainly play it to my kids if they were still young. I also think that it is likely to ‘work’ in the sense that, with repeated listenings, kids should be able to pick up some of the terms and know how to apply them correctly.”

- Lucy Green, Professor of Music Education, University of London

 
 

“Moosicology is a nice introduction to basic rhythmic and melodic concepts which my 4 1/2 year old Daughter enjoys listening to.

Based on both listening to the cd myself and watching my daughter I think it provides one way to get accustomed to basic musical concepts in a playful matter.”

- David-Emil Wickström, Degree program administrator at the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg, Germany

 
 

“Benny seems to love listening to Moosicology

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and if it’s benefiting his development then it’s a great product in my eyes. As a busy working Mum the convenience of Moosicology means it’s ideal for us, I can play the CDs in the car and Benny can enjoy it while we are on the go.”

- Nicky Hambleton-Jones, TV presenter, Mother of Benny, aged 3

 
 

“Moosicology is awesome.

It’s far more advanced than I had anticipated and it has meant that my husband can got something he can really get involved with Lara with as it refreshed his interest in music theory. It is so much more than just ‘fun music for kids’.”"

- Emma Button, mellowmummy.co.uk, Mother of Lara

 
 

“Moosicology is amazing!

There’s at least a year’s worth of music lessons in the book alone. The amount of design and planning that has obviously gone into it is incredible.”

- Patricia Collingbourne, Private school teacher, Wiltshire, UK

 
 

“My kids are learning even without realizing.

Moosicology is a really good concept that teaches them about music through music. As a person who doesn’t understand anything about music, even I have learned from it. It takes the kids’ attention and they dance to it when the music goes on. I like the concept of using animals because at that age they absolutely love animals. “

- Lindsey Kerr, Mother of children aged 1 and 3, Berkshire, UK

 
 

“It provides fun and catchy tunes for parents and children to appreciate together

and takes the musical understanding several steps further for both. The songs are indeed “singable” and catchy. I also like the natural adult vocals (as I find many children’s CDs featuring children’s choirs for example sadly annoying). Moosicology made both me and my Son happy. The dog even ran over and started barking in response to the “Funny Monster” section!”

- Jennifer Milioto Matsue, Mother of a 3-year old, Associate Professor of Music at Union College, NY, USA

 
 

“The first time we played the CD

we had to stop it to take a phone call, and, not knowing for sure whether the kids were enjoying hearing the CD, we asked them if they’d like us to turn it back on, and they unanimously, and loudly, shouted for us to do so. They seem particularly to like the songs, and were almost instantly able to repeat them, words, melody and all. Now, on the one hand, both kids seem somewhat musically inclined. Our daughter has been taking piano lessons for three years, and our son took guitar for a year, but seems to have lost interest. That said, they’re somewhat picky, and will tell you when they don’t like something, and it’s only the things that they quite like that they’ll sing themselves.”

- Steve Jones, Father of children aged 5 and 7, UIC Distinguished Professor of Communication, University of Illinois at Chicago, US

 
 

“Moosicology is fabulous, my children love it,

we play it in the car all the time! The stories and pictures are great, the music is fabulous, all the words are clear… It definitely teaches my kids about music and they’ll learn about the different notes and timings. It would even help them in the future if they started playing a musical instrument. This is more productive than all the other baby music classes where the child gets to do a bit of bashing. A very professional product. Everything fits in so well.”

- Olivia Doyle, Mother of children aged 4 and 6, Hampshire, UK

 
 

“Moosicology is a fun introduction to music for both children and parents alike.

My Son really enjoys it and I thought it is a fun introduction to a more technical appreciation of music. As someone who is not a musicologist there are things that parents can learn too with their children.”

- Paul Harkins, Father of a 2-year old, Music Lecturer, Edinburgh