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2303 East Walnut St.
Columbia, MO 65201
Margaret A. Waddell, M.M. is a Missouri state-certified music educator specializing in Early Childhood Music Development, with 30 years of teaching experience in the Columbia area. Margaret has further study in and teaches the following curricula: Music Moves for Piano (6 yrs. +), Keyboard Games for Beginners (4-5 yrs.), Music Play: the Early Childhood Curriculum (0-5 yrs.) and Jump Right In: general home-school music (6-11 yrs.), Tinwhistle for Kids (7-11 yrs.), World Music Drumming (8-11 yrs.), Drumming Up the Fun (4-7 yrs.), Music! Words! Opera! (camps for 7-11yrs.). Margaret is a member of the Gordon Institute for Music Learning, keeping up with research on how children's brains learn music. She also studies Body Mapping for Musicians to help kids establish good alignment and prevent performance-related injuries through understanding anatomy. Hummingbirdhouse Music Studio takes it's name from Margaret's declaration in second grade (while studying careers) that she would grow up to become a hummingbird. And, indeed she has!
Special Needs: Music lessons tailored for individual special needs. I help children and adults of all abilities and aptitudes create music. I have experience working with ASD, Down's Syndrome, Blind, Deaf, Cochlear Implants, Hydrocephaly and more.