Angie Coates founded the first Monkey Music class in 1993. As a musician and teacher, Angie knew that early exposure to music was beneficial for young children and so she developed a musical curriculum to stimulate early learning and development in pre-schoolers. Now a cult hit in many areas of the UK, there are around 10,000 families attending classes in venues across the country every week, as well as two accompanying books, Monkey Music Magic Sounds and Monkey Music Sing and Play. Angie is married to a TV producer and live together with their five children in Hertfordshire.
We’re celebrating the newly published debut book from Monkey Music, Let’s Sing and Play! The nationwide popular pre-school music classes were founded by musician and teacher Angie Coates over twenty years ago, so we asked Angie to tell us how she came up with the concept of&...