Alexei Wajchman has been teaching children’s music since 2010. He interned with Enzo Garcia in his acclaimed program, LMNO Music, and in addition to NVFD, now teaches at Big City Montessori, Montessori House of the West Coast, Little Tree Preschool, Slanted and Enchanted, and Montessori House of Children. In his classes, children learn songs ranging from traditional children’s music and fingerplays to original songs, folk classics, doo-wop, and rock n’ roll. Alexei plays the guitar and emphasizes singing, movement, and the learning of basic musical ingredients such as beat, rhythm, melody, and harmony. His goal as a teacher and performer is to inspire and challenge his students to participate in the world of music.