Need music and theater classes and programs for kids in Suffolk County, Long Island? Our listings will have your kid learning everything from guitar to clarinet to stage performance in musical theater, even Shakespeare in no time. Suffolk County is filled with great music and theater classes, so sign up now.
Busy Fingers Child Care, Inc.
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.
Emanuel Lutheran School
179 East Main St., Patchogue
Since 1957, Emanuel Lutheran School has provided a unique mix of solid academics with strong, Christ-centered values. We offer preschool through eighth grade, including full day kindergarten. We’ve been a Suffolk Reading Council Honor School for 19 years. Small class sizes allow teachers to tailor lessons to individual needs. Accelerated Reader program; Spanish beginning in Preschool; band; handbells; sports; and special interest clubs available. Before and after-school care. Emanuel is located at 179 E. Main St. in Patchogue. Call 631-758-2250 for information.
Not Just Art
183 South St, Oyster Bay
School of Rock, LLC
540 Smith St., Farmingdale
Inspiring kids onstage and in life. Programs include Artist Development, lessons, performance program, Rock 101 and new to this year Toddler Music program. Call for a tour of for a trial lesson.
1041G W. Jericho Tpke
The passion for music has built our studio, from its beautiful live room to the state-of-the-art equipment. We take you from production to promotion of your project.
The Music Academy for Special Learners
320 Smithtown Blvd., Ronkonkoma
We teach music and art instruction for special needs students. 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. New Mommy and Me this fall with creative games, customized music books, flashcards, and multi-sensory learning. Offering courses in guitar, piano, saxophone, and voice. We also hold music recitals and art exhibits. Contact Maria LaMon.
Usdan Center For The Creative And Performing Arts
185 Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights
Dale Lewis recently celebrated 26 years as Executive Director of the Usdan Center. Since becoming Director, new programs have been introduced in Video and Media Arts, Cartooning, Jazz Studies, Chamber Music, Writing, Chess, and Jazz and Tap dance. New buildings include Usdan’s Video Arts Center, Chess Center, and a state-of-the-art 1,000-seat amphitheater. Mr. Lewis has presented scores of great artists at Usdan, including Emanuel Ax, James Galway, Yo Yo Ma, Canadian Brass, NY City Ballet, and stars of the Broadway stage.
3385 Suite F, Veterans Memorial Highway
Ronkonkoma (1 mile west of MacArthur Airport)
The Caring Kids is dedicated to providing today’s children with toys that are high quality, traditionally handcrafted, imaginative and educational, produced by environmentally sustainable practices, and in accordance with fair trade labor standards. Our toy manufacturers hail from all over the world and many are also from the USA. The Caring Kids guarantees that all of our products are in accordance with the newest Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act 2008 (HR 4040), which bans dangerous lead, phthalates, and other plasticizer chemicals which spurred recent toy product recalls.
CM Performing Arts Center
931 Montauk Highway, Oakdale
John Robert Powers
1400 Old Country Road, Suite 101, Westbury
JRP is an 89-year-old acting and modeling company. Our studio specializes in the training and development of kids and teens that are interested in the performing arts. We also market our clients to agents, managers and casting directors who are looking to find great kids to place in commercials, television, film, and print ads.
John W. Engeman Theatre at Northport
250 Main St., Northport
The John W. Engeman Theatre at Northport –where Broadway meets Main Street. This newly renovated theatre located on Main Street in Northport offers hit Broadway shows. There’s an array of family shows as well as children’s productions. The theatre now offers a children’s Performing Arts Center. Summer class registration is going on now. Our 2009-2010 season is now under way, and tickets are available. Our beautifully decorated theatre is in the heart of Northport Village. Call for more details, or visit our website. Come and enjoy a great family night out!
Smithtown Performing Arts Center
2 East Main Street., Smithtown
Staller Center For The Arts
SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook
Family shows throughout the season at Staller Center introduce the joy of live performances to children. Four “Not Just for Kids” shows will entertain everyone and the Center’s reasonable ticket prices make it possible for the whole family to attend. The 2011-12 season includes a children’s circus full of comedy, a troupe of acrobats who are also actors, a black-light musical (ImaginOcean), and an astounding female magician. Many other performances are also appropriate for children. See what fun your family can have close to home.