$30 for the six week session may be paid at the first class meeting.

If writing a check, please make it to Joyful Sound.

Due to Shelter-In-Place for the safety of all, Make Joyful Sound music classes are temporarily cancelled.  In the meantime, I will be regularly posting music activities for you and your youngster(s) to do at home. "Music Notes" links are below.

​Music Notes #1:  Short & Long Sounds   general description

Hold Harmless Form

Copies of this form are available at class for you to sign,
​or you can print at home and bring signed form with you.



Classes are for Birth through 5-year-olds with a parent or caregiver.

Classes are held at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Schaumburg.  Drive to the back of the parking lot and enter at the back doors.  Walk down a few steps then straight ahead to our class space, Room 125,  on your right.

Judy Meyer Hays has been working with music and children in various capacities for 40+ years.  She has presented on a variety of topics at Alaska, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin Music Educators’ State Conferences as well as at the MENC (now NAfME) National Conference.  Ms. Hays is a National Board Certified Teacher and actively involved in the Illinois Comprehensive Musicianship through Performance Project.  She recently retired from Schaumburg School District 54 where she taught K-6 general and vocal music for 25 years.  Currently, when not playing with her five grandchildren,  Judy volunteers for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  the Saints,  Prince of Peace Preschool and teaches the Elementary General Music Methods Course at Illinois Wesleyan University.