Newpark Nippers

Newpark Nippers is a fun and interactive, parent & baby music class, designed to develop listening and motor skills.

Newpark Nippers beloved music programme was created especially for infants and toddlers up to age four and their parents or caregivers, the classes include singing, playing musical instruments, rhythmic movement and dance. 

You will both look forward to these fun-filled classes that will foster a love of music and dance and bring out your child's natural abilities. 

Classes run for 30 Weeks in total and are held on Saturday mornings. 

There is 1 class a week per age group and all classes are 30mins in length.  

Parents must accompany children in all of the four Newpark Nippers classes

Classes per Age Group

Newpark  Maestros 3-12 months

Weds 10:00 – 10:30am 

Newpark Allegros 1-2 years 

Sat 9:20 – 9:50am 

Newpark Mezzos 2-3 years 

Sat 10:40 – 11:10am 

Newpark Crescendos 3-4 years

Sat 10:00 – 10:30am 

Sat 11:15 - 11:30am

Newpark Nippers Teacher - Gwendoline Douglas


Gwendoline graduated in 2020 with an honours bachelor of music performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where she studied with Andrea Gajic and Bernard Docherty. She also holds an ABRSM level 4 diploma in violin teaching.

Gwendoline is passionate about education and outreach, and was delighted to be an ambassador for the Benedetti Foundation sessions in Glasgow and Dundee 2020.
Gwendoline recently took part in an introductory course about music and healthcare with Music and Health Ireland. Through this course, she had the opportunity to learn alongside professional healthcare musicians in various hospitals.
Gwendoline also has a keen interest in special educational needs within music education, and how music should be made accessible to all kinds of learners. She recently completed a postgraduate certificate in Special and Additional Learning needs with the Institute of Child Education and Psychology, in collaboration with the University of East London.

Gwendoline is a lover of arts and crafts and incorporates this into a colourful and imaginative approach to teaching.

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