FBC McKinney Group

Summer Music Therapy Group @ First Baptist Church McKinney

Meet Mary

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Mary Altom, owner of Sound Starts Music, has been providing music therapy services for children who have special needs (Autism, intellectual disabilities, etc) in the school setting and in private practice for the past seven years.  Group music therapy is one of her favorite experiences!  Read more about Mary.

What to Expect

Each week will take on a similar format.  Mary primarily uses the guitar for accompaniment.  We will open with a greeting song, sing familiar children’s songs, make music by playing instruments, engage in movement with music, and you will learn various songs to address social, cognitive, and language skills.  We will close with a “goodbye” song.  Sessions will last 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Use the Songs at Home

As part of the class you will receive ALL the songs and visual materials that are used each week.  It is exciting to be able to generalize the songs and skills learned in music therapy to home!


The Details


Monday June 9-August 18 (no class June 30th or July 7th)


Children’s Building @ McKinney First Baptist Church, 1615 W. Louisiana, McKinney, TX 75069. We will meet in their children’s music room.


9:30 am sharp! Group play time to follow!

Parent or guardian is expected to attend with child each week.   Group will likely consist of 4-6 families (max of 8-10  kids)


$160 for first child for all 8 classes. Each additional child will receive 25% discount – $120.  No refunds or prorated pricing available for missed weeks due to vacation, illness, etc.  However, you will still receive the songs and materials for that week!

Have other questions?

I am always more than happy to hear from you. Email mary@soundstartsmusic.com or call 469-443-6224.

Get Signed Up: 2 Simple Steps

1)Click below to fill out the registration form.

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2)Pay by mailing check/money order to Sound Starts Music; 8389 Moore Street; Frisco, TX 75034 (please include child’s name in the memo)  or pay securely below with PayPal.  Payment must be received prior to first class. Participants are not guaranteed a spot until payment has been completed.