Berry Educator Named Maestro of Early Childhood Music Education

Release Date: June 12, 2014

Berry instructor Kathryn Nobles has been named a Maestro in Outstanding Achievement by Kindermusik International, the world’s leading publisher of music and movement programs.

Nobles is an early childhood specialist at Kindermusik of Berry College and teaches Kindermusik on the Berry campus in the historic Ford Complex. The Maestro Conductor’s Circle represents the top 1 percent of Kindermusik educators worldwide who have built a truly expansive program and prove masterful in reaching a large number of families. 

“I am pleased to be in this elite group of educators that has the privilege of sharing music with families in my area,” said Nobles.  “To educate children in the universal language of music is so satisfying.  I get to do what I love, and impact lives through the power of music.” 

Nobles joins the elite company of the 300 Maestros identified as the top educators of the over 5,000 licensed educators in the world who teach Kindermusik’s music and movement curricula. Nobles began providing Kindermusik at in 1989 and will celebrate 25 years of serving families in Northwest Georgia this September.  Kay Bratton and Wendy Williams serve alongside Nobles in bringing the joy of music to children in the Rome community. 

“The Kindermusik Maestro has a mission: helping children become better learners and helping parents understand how to help them reach their highest potential,” said Scott Kinsey, CEO at Kindermusik International. 

In the last year, the Kindermusik program at Berry College has sought to increase its’ online presence.  There is a Facebook page where pictures are posted and ideas are shared.  Registration also became available online, which allows families to register for classes from their computer or mobile device.    Kindermusik of Berry College serves more than 150 families a week through classes for newborns through age 7. 

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Kindermusik International is the world’s leading publisher of music and movement curricula for parents and their children, newborn to 7 years old. More than 5,000 licensed educators use the Kindermusik curricula in more than 63 countries, reaching more than 1 million families. The award-winning books, CDs, games, and instruments are based on more than 30 years of experience creating curricula based on new and proven research in child development, designed to nurture skills in the whole child: cognitive, physical, social, emotional, language and musical.

For more information about Kindermusik of Berry College, contact Kathryn Nobles at knobles@berry.edu, or learn more at www.berry.edu/kindermusik