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MUSIC AND THEATER CLASSES AND PROGRAMS FOR KIDS ON LONG ISLAND

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by Directories Editor - Featured July 23, 2013

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Looking for music and theater studios on Long Island where your kids can take music classes and theater classes? Here you'll find a list of local music and theater studios in Nassau County including New Hyde Park, Great Neck, Port Washington, Roslyn, Syosset and Bellmore, and Suffolk County, including Farmingdale, Oyster Bay, and Stony Brook. These music and theater studios for kids on Long Island offer guitar classes, theater programs, and singing lessons.

NASSAU

Bach To Rock 
1015 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington 
516-441-2256

Bach To Rock summer camps feature a variety of half- and full-day music programs for all ages—no experience necessary. Early education programs for ages 3-6 focus on developing musical skills by playing games. Rock Band and Glee Club for ages 7-11 feature playing music in groups culminating in a live band performance on the Back To Rock main stage. Our teen program for ages 12-15 uses state-of-the-art recording technology including Pro Tools to give hands on experience in recording, mixing, and mastering music in a our professional recording studio.

iSchool of Music & Art
14 Vanderventer Ave., Port Washington 
516-883-5000
14 Cold Spring Road, Syosset
516-802-5885
325 Sunrise Highway, Rockville Centre
516-442-2230

Your child will star in their own music video for which they will create the soundtrack and act! Music Video camp is two weeks long and has two rock concerts, plus a cultural field trip! The first week concentrates on recording the soundtrack and the second week will have the kids writing, directing, and acting to the music they recorded the first week. Also check out our Rock Band and Recording camps for ages 7 and older. Songwriters, beginners, and experienced kids are all welcome. Pick up and drop off service is available.

 

 

Lights, Camera, Action for Kids!
1818 Jericho Turnpike (Entrance on Hoffman St.), New Hyde Park 
516-505-5566
Thinkertots New Hyde Park

 

Looking for an affordable after-school acting class for your child? One that teaches acting fundamentals, builds confidence, supports empathy, encourages creativity AND prepares students to audition? Fall classes start September 30th for ages 6-8, 9-12, and 13-15. Classes are held Mondays and Thursdays, 5pm-7pm and Saturdays at 1pm. The first session is 14 weeks. If your child has a natural flair for dramatics, don’t hesitate to call or email. Here at LCA4Kids, stars are born, and are empowered to shine! Fall Registration until October 2010. First class is FREE! Inquire about discounts.

Little Scholars School of Music
Muses School of Performing Arts

516-674-4056
East Norwich: (516) 922-6819
[email protected] 

Our School has been dedicated to enhancing the minds of students, by inspiring them with the priceless knowledge of music for over 12 years. Our faculty is extensively trained. 

Long Island Aardvarks
Music for Aardvarks

Great Neck, Port Washington, Roslyn, Syosset and Bellmore
347-231-5653

Music for Aardvarks is an exciting way to expose babies and toddlers to music. Our classes are geared toward children 4 months to 4 years old and incorporate singing, dancing, musical storytelling, instrumental jam sessions, and more. It's an interactive musical experience that the whole family can genuinely get excited about.

Long Island Children's Museum
11 Davis Ave., Garden City 
516-224-5800

Have your party at one of the top party sites on Long Island. Choose from eight party themes that utilize the museum's popular exhibits and programs to provide your child and guests with an unforgettable celebration. Parties offered on weekdays and weekends. Customized goodie bags are available through the museum store. Best gift of all—we handle it all, from setup to cleanup so that you can enjoy the special day! Call 516-224-5871 for details.

 

The Madison Theatre at Molloy College
1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre 
516-678-5000 x7715

 

The Madison Theatre at Molloy College is a versatile first-class facility offering world-class family entertainment. Located just 30 minutes from Manhattan, the Theatre serves as a creative incubator for the artistic community while educating and inspiring young performers, writers and technicians. In addition to hosting incredible performances, the Theatre also offers summer camp opportunities in the areas of music, theatre and film. Visit the Theatre website at madisontheatreny.org or call 516-678-5000, x7715 for information.


Music for Aardvarks
5 Old Mill Road, Great Neck 
347-231-5653
Other locations in Port Washington, Roslyn, and Lawrence

Music for Aardvarks is an exciting way to expose babies and toddlers to music. Our classes are geared toward children 4 months to 4 years old and incorporate singing, dancing, musical storytelling, instrumental jam sessions and more. It's an interactive musical experience that the whole family can genuinely get excited about.

Music School Inc
71 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola 
516-280-6191

Music School Inc. is a great place to go for music lessons. MSI provides music instruction to students from 2 years to adult. Private lessons are provided in your home. The MSI staff matches students to the best and brightest teachers who fill their needs from band to orchestra, rock to classical, beginner to advanced. In the last 6 years, MSI has grown to service thousands of students in the New York metropolitan area. Call Music School Inc. today and speak to a representative to learn how to start your musical journey.

New York Music & Arts
41 South Middle Neck Road, Great Neck 
516-858-0618

We offer the highest quality of musical education in Nassau with our world-renowned faculty, consisting of graduates from the Julliard School. The music school rivals the top institutions in the world. Our board of advisors keeps our school on the leading edge of teaching music. When you register for individual lessons, you receive more than a weekly lesson. Your tuition covers a wide range of activities, and allows you to expand your musical endeavors! Now offering summer classes! Special discounts for all new students! Call for a free trial class today! 

New York Piano School
New York City
New York City 
585-752-1969 / 646-370-3264

 

North Shore Performing Arts Center
609 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset 
516-364-1150

 

Established in 1998, founders of North Shore Performing Arts Center, Pamela Roeske and Angela Trivigno, pride themselves on helping children gain self-confidence, coordination, and self-expression. The instructors at NSPAC teach more than just how to dance—they teach their students the art of dance. It is the studio's mission to encourage all students to reach their full potential physically, emotionally, and socially. Small classes, positive instruction, friendly service, and an educated staff allow us to have one of the best and growing performing arts programs in the area, with more than 150 weekly classes to choose from.

Not Just Art®/Music Together®
183 South St., Oyster Bay 
516-922-8300
 

NYCB Theatre at Westbury
960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury 
516- 334-0800

The NYCB Theatre at Westbury is pleased to announce the 2013 Children’s Summer Show Series. Tickets for each show are available for $14.95 each plus applicable charges. Groups of 11 or more save 30 percent. Purchase a package of 4 shows and also receive a discount. Snack and lunch packs available. Show lineup includes: July 11: Pinkalicious; July 16: The Wizard of OZ; July 23: Cinderella’s Wedding; July 30: Alice in Wonderland; Aug. 6: Pinocchio; Aug. 13: Beauty and the Beast; Aug. 20: Peter Pan.

Sam Sunshine Piano and Guitar Tutor
646-286-4338

I have taught music for over 40 years— mostly piano and guitar—starting in the 4th grade, then with the Tuba in elementary band, and beyond in Brooklyn College (BA Music). Many excellent teachers and conductors have influenced my teaching and performance. I stress good technique and the basics, while encouraging students to practice regularly and efficiently, demonstrating a technique I call "micropractice." The most important thing is the ability of my students to entertain. I’ll prepare students for tests, but only as a measure of their progress. 

School of Rock, LLC
154 Mineola Ave.
Roslyn Heights 
516-767-2262
540 Smith St., Farmingdale
631-425-5191

We believe the best way to learn music is to play music. We take students from the lesson room to the stage, developing both their confidence and musicianship with programs designed for all skill levels. School of Rock teaches guitar, bass, vocals, keyboards, and drums, and combines weekly private music lessons and group band rehearsals to prepare students to take the stage in front of live audiences in an authentic concert setting. Our summer camp programs include Performance Camp, Recording and Performing, Woodstock, Modern vs. Classic, and more. See our website for complete details.


SUFFOLK

 

Busy Fingers Child Care, Inc.
631-345-9333

 

Learning is fun at Busy Fingers. Our children have opportunities to explore, learn and grow through play. We offer a range of fun activities, taught and directed by Ms. Jacqui. Every day is a great day to learn something new. We are here when you need us. 7 days a week, evenings and overnight too! Classes full or part day available. Register now for our Summer Program. Serving Medford, Coram and surrounding areas.

John W. Engeman Theatre at Northport 
John W. Engeman Theater Studio of the Performing Arts Summer Camp

250 Main St., Northport 
631-261-2900

We are proud to present our Youth Theater Series, sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union with shows on Saturdays at 11am and Sundays at 10:30am. Tickets are $15 a seat. Coming next is Jack and the Beanstalk on Aug. 3–Sept. 8, 2013; Bunnicula on Sept. 28–Nov. 3, 2013; Frosty on Dec. 2, 2013-Jan. 3, 2014; Dear Edwina on Feb. 1-March 19, 2014; Flat Stanley April 5–May 18, 2014; and Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day on June 7–July 13, 2014.


 

Music Academy for Special Learners
320 Smithtown Blvd., Ronkonkoma 
631-615-6707

 

We teach music, music therapy, and art instruction for students with special needs and without. Our mission is to allow all students at all levels the opportunity to be successful. We believe a disability is not a roadblock to learning. It simply means we must use an individualized, creative approach with patience to attain our goals. We use creative games, customized music books, flashcards, and and a multi-sensory approach to learning. New music therapy group classes are available. Offering courses in guitar, piano, saxophone, and voice. We also hold music recitals and art exhibits. Contact Maria LaMon at 631-615-6707. 

 

Not Just Art/Music Together®
183 South St., Oyster Bay 
516-922-8300

 

Joyful wonder, growing independence, and self-expression are the heart of our art, science, Music Together, and theater arts programs. Children are invited to imagine big and create for themselves. We emphasize process and experience over product and performance. Getting messy and silly is part of the fun! With a flexible schedule of daily camp and vacation programs, weekly classes, and workshops, there is something for any age all year long. Staffed by experienced teachers, our curriculum is developmentally appropriate and thoughtfully designed to nurture children (and their grown-up!) at each and stage!

Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center
20 Terry St., Suite 121, Patchogue 
631-848-7288

The Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) community supported charitable organization that showcases quality, international art-fare films. Its mission is to become a cultural center serving the South Shore Community. In 2012, during its first year of operation, close to 3,500 patrons came together to see world-class films, participate in discussions with filmmakers, and enjoy live music and stand-up comedy. As of July 2013, the Plaza is offering classes and workshops in all aspects of filmmaking.

 

School of Rock, LLC
540 Smith Street
Farmingdale 
631-425-5191

Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts
2 E. Main St., Smithtown 
631-724-3700

Enjoy Grease from July 6-Aug 11. Head "greaser" Danny Zuko and new (good) girl Sandy Dumbrowski try to relive their summer romance as the rest of the gang sings and dances its way through such songs as "Greased Lightnin." And from July 13–Aug. 24, enjoy Pinkalicious - The Musical. Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. When her pink indulgence turns her pink from head to toe, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this pink predicament.

 

USDAN Center For The Creative And Performing Arts 
185 Colonial Springs Road
Wheatley Heights 
631-643-7900



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