The Music Playhouse

755 West Carmel Drive, Suite B110
Carmel, IN 46032
United States

Our FALL SESSION is now open for enrollment!  The 10-week fall session, featuring The Lion Collection, begins Saturday, September 10th and ends Friday, November 18th. (Note: there are no breaks in this session).  Fall classes will be held at our Carmel location and our new location at the JCC (6701 Hoover Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46260).  All classes at the Riviera Club will move to the JCC. 

We are offering 2 FALL SPECIAL SESSIONS:  Power Pups and The Singing Village Choirs. These are 10-week classes that coincide with the Pups session. 

Our SUMMER SESSION is still open for enrollment. Classes end August 26th. Invite your friends and sign up for the rest of the summer! The system automatically prorates your session for the remainder of classes. Register at the bottom of this page. Need help registering or seeing available classes? Click here.

You are welcome to schedule a Free Trial Class in one of our regular classes based on availability, please contact indianapolis@themusicplayhouse.com or call 317-573-0080 to set up your visit!

Inquire about our new POWER PUPS class which supports children with learning challenges, including physical/motor, sensory, emotional, cognitive, body awareness, and self-regulation. This class is offered in addition to our Summer session. You may register for one, the other, or, both. We want to provide flexibility and support in whatever scenario is best for you and your child! For more information on the program, click here

THE SINGING VILLAGE, our summer choir camp, was an amazing experience! We will continue this as a regular offering in the Fall Session. 

PIANO CLASSES will start in the Fall - look forward to more information about this in the coming month!

The Music Class app contains all of the session's songs and songbook, and allows you to schedule absences and makeups. Click here for a video tutorial.

Two Locations!  Indianapolis, Broad Ripple (inside The Riviera Club just south of Kessler/Illinois) and Carmel (755 West Carmel Drive, Suite B110 - pdf map to view the entrance).  

The Music Playhouse uses the registration system, app and curriculum of The Music Class, Inc. 

In addition to our early childhood music classes, we offer birthday parties!

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Christina

Christina Dooley

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Christina Dooley

Music has been a big part of Christina Dooley's life from a very early age, beginning with piano lessons and then singing every chance she could get. She performed around Indianapolis much of her childhood and continued to perform at Indiana University where she was a Singing Hoosier and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Vocal Performance and Theatre. Since then, she has been busy at home with her three boys and volunteering at their schools and church where she is on the worship team. Christina and her husband, Tim, live on the northwest side of Indianapolis, just 5 miles from the house where she grew up.

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Emily Perkins

Emily Good-Perkins

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Emily Good-Perkins

Emily received her Doctor of Education and Master of Education degrees in Music Education from Columbia University. She also received Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degrees in Voice Performance from the University of Arizona and Temple University.  Emily has presented, performed and taught all over the world. She has taught music to all ages, including music classes for newborn babies, and undergraduate and graduate music courses at Marian University, Boston University, and American University of Sharjah.  Emily has published her research in many publications, including the International Journal of Music Education, Philosophy of Music Education Review, and many others.  In addition, her book, Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies in Music Education: Expanding Culturally Responsive Teaching to Sustain Diverse Musical Cultures and Identities, was published by Routledge Press in September 2021. Most importantly, Emily enjoys singing with her three children, Lili, Noah, and Jacob and in her husband, John’s choirs. She is so excited to make music with you!

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Laura Ohms

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Laura Ohms

Laura Ohms is a licensed clinical social worker and a lifelong music lover. Throughout her career practicing social work across many settings and with various population groups, she has consistently sought to provide musical experiences to her clients. Laura truly believes in the power of music as a tool to support the mental and emotional well-being of all people. Prior to moving to Carmel with her family, she founded a music business in Chicago where she taught both early childhood music and children with special needs in the Chicago Public School system. One of her most enriching passion projects is directing youth choirs. Laura studied voice and piano in college, traveling with her college choir which is one of her favorite life experiences of all time! In her spare time Laura can be found swimming, biking and running her way through triathlons and supporting others to do the same!  

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Music Development in Early Childhood: Two and Three-Year-Olds

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By Rob Sayer
August 17, 2022
Music Ed from Mr. Rob

Music Development in Early Childhood: Infants and One-Year-Olds

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By Rob Sayer
August 9, 2022
Music Ed from Mr. Rob