A Unique Partnership

Musicology Reno is proud to be affiliated with Arizona Children’s Association (AZCA), and the founder of  New Directions Institute for Infant Brain Development, Dr. Jill Stamm.  Our innovative developmental music curriculum is guided by research from Dr. Stamm’s best selling books, Bright from the Start, and Boosting Brain Power.

Dr. Jill Stamm is a professor at Arizona State University, and is also the noted author of:

• The best-selling book “Bright From The Start – The Simple, Science-Backed Way to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind from Birth to Age 3.”

• The newly released book “Boosting Brain Power – 52 Ways to Use What Science Tells Us”.

For more information about Arizona Children’s Association please visit:

Shelby Lively, Owner

Shelby Lively has taught developmental play and music classes to Infants and Toddlers for over eighteen  years. Shelby is passionate about young children and babies, and watching learning happen is her greatest reward! She loves seeing little faces light up when they discover something new, and delights when children realize they have mastered a certain skill. Shelby is a wife, and a mother of two grown boys.