Our Philosophy

A Brand New Beat provides exciting, age appropriate, hands-on classes that foster and encourage the very young to develop creativity, imagination and initiative. In our nurturing environment, our programs offer an exceptional opportunity for parent/caregiver and child to bond and to share special time together experiencing singing, dancing, creating and laughing.

After all, you are your child’s favorite playmate! Our programs are a wonderful way to setting your child on the path to a lifelong enjoyment of music.

About Us

Kendra PearsonKendra Pearson is an experienced music teacher currently teaching elementary music at Anne Hathaway Public School in Stratford, Ontario.

Kendra is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Musical Arts (Music Education), an Honours Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts) and a Bachelor of Education (Music and Visual Arts Specialists).

Kendra delights in bringing music to children.  As a music teacher in Avon Maitland District School Board in Huron and Perth Counties since 2001, Kendra has taught vocal and instrumental music to students from Kindergarten to Grade 8. She is the director of the Anne Hathaway Public School Primary and Junior Choirs, as well as the Anne Hathaway Band program in Stratford, Ontario.

Tanya RossTanya Ross is excited to be providing early childhood music education classes to families throughout Perth County.  Tanya has been teaching with the Avon Maitland District School Board since 2001.  Currently, she teaches music, drama and visual arts at Hamlet Public School in Stratford, Ontario.

Tanya received her Bachelor of Performance from the University of Toronto in Voice.  After completing this degree she began working on her Master of Performance and Literature from the University of Western Ontario.  She completed her Bachelor of Education from the University of Western Ontario as well as her Music Specialist.


Music has played an important part in our lives since the very beginning!