Monkey Business Creative Services
Monkey Business Creative offers the following
workshops for children's educational groups organizations, or
individual children. If you would like to discuss our fees,
bookings, or any other questions about these services, please
contact Michael Anderson by phone at +1 (416) 838-2828, or e-mail
us at email@example.com.
For Young Musicians
Introduce your child to a series of music workshops
that will explore all facets of music development through active
participation. Children will be given the opportunity to explore
instruments from around the world, sing songs in different languages
and engage in musical drama while building basic concepts and
skills in language, math and social interaction. Monkey Business
provides music instruction on an ongoing basis or as a one time
only performance situation.
The Hands on Multi Cultural Music Workshop
which the business has been built on, centres on exposing children
to instruments from around the world giving them an opportunity
to develop a greater understanding of the world around them.
Children are given the opportunity to play these instruments
and are provided with positive reinforcement to build self esteem,
no matter what their level of performance or comprehension.
The computer workshop is designed
to deliver one on one computer instruction to children of
all ages in a class room setting. This workshop will enhance
all areas of the child's development and gives the teacher(s)
in the room an opportunity to concentrate on other responsibilities
while each child receives undivided attention to ensure correct
skills and knowledge are attained. State of the art technology/hardware
is brought into the classroom, along with relevant and appropriate
This service is offered to school aged children
who would like to learn the beginner skills of video production.
As a member of Trinity Square Video, Monkey Business has access
to professional video equipment. Groups may also hire Monkey
Business to film special events which can be edited and either
sold as a fundraiser or kept on file for historical purposes.
Child care centres may also request video documentation to enhance
program development or track a specific child's skills.
Click here to see the Michael Anderson directed video for the song "Bananas Unite"
Workshop Presenter & Principles
Michael Anderson has been working with children
of all ages for 20 years and combines early childhood education
principles and professional musicianship to stimulate, educate
and entertain children through music. Basic lessons of ethnomusicology
will be introduced to promote an understanding of music and
culture from around the world. All children will be treated
as new musicians with open minds and unlimited creativity and
every effort will be made to boost children's self esteem in
order to develop a strong and positive self image.
Workshops & Performances by Other
Children's Entertainer/ Recording artist Cosima
Grunsky performs children's music for all ages. Cosima is
a veteran children's entertainer that started working with her
father, Juno Award winning children's entertainer Jack Grunsky,
at a very young age.