About Us

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Megan Deneault, Owner

Megan Deneault is passionate about the connection between music and positive early childhood development. It was this passion that led Megan to attend Arizona State University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude, with degrees in Early Childhood Development & Education and Music Performance. She believes all children, regardless of age and developmental stage, can benefit from music and is determined to educate parents on the tangible benefits music has on a child’s cognitive, physical, emotional and social development. Through her education and over eight years of teaching experience, Megan has observed these benefits first-hand and is dedicated to facilitating an enriching musical experience unlike any other. Megan delights in the ability to encourage early development with music and play. She is eager to share this passion with your family!

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A Unique Partnership

MUSICOLOGY is proud to be affiliated with Arizona Children’s Association (AZCA), and the founder of New Directions Institute for Infant Brain Development, Dr. Jill Stamm. Our innovative developmental music curriculum is guided by research from Dr. Stamm’s best selling books, Bright from the Start, and Boosting Brain Power.

Dr. Jill Stamm is a professor at Arizona State University, and is also the noted author of:

  • The best-selling book “Bright From The Start – The Simple, Science-Backed Way to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind from Birth to Age 3.”
  • The newly released book “Boosting Brain Power – 52 Ways to Use What Science Tells Us”.

For more information about Arizona Children’s Association please visit: www.arizonaschildren.org

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Musicology Community Outreach

Musicology is committed to giving babies and young children the best start in life through music and learning. We are proud to make a difference by offering resources, materials, seminars and classes to local non-profits, hospitals and parenting groups free of charge.

Know a non-profit in Charlottesville who could benefit from our help? Please email us at connect@musicologyva.com so we can further share music, education, resources, and joy to those in our community!

Dr. Jill Stamm, Ph.D.

Dr. Jill Stamm is the co-founder of New Directions Institute for Infant Brain Development and is a professor at Arizona State University.  New Directions Institute (NDI), now under Arizona Childrens Association, provides neuroscientific research on how the brain wires up for learning in the important first 5 years of life. Dr. Stamm is an author and an international speaker on early brain development and the connection of healthy brain growth to later learning and school achievement.  She is a member of the National Advisory Panel of the Learning & The Brain Conference series, and is also on Musicology’s Advisory Board.

Join Our Team!

Are you passionate about enabiling children of all ages to learn and grow? Have a love for music and families? We are hiring and would love to meet you!

Please CONTACT US or call 540-589-5969.