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by Susan Hodara

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If you’re looking to introduce your younger child to the wonders of music, here are some options throughout the borough.

ABRONS ART CENTER
Henry Street Settlement, 466 Grand St.; (212) 598-0400;
www.henrystreet.org/abrons
Early Childhood Program offers music classes for ages 10 months-5 years, integrating singing and movement using the Dalcroze and Orff-Kodaly methods. Suzuki violin lessons (one private and one group per week) for ages 3 and up.

APPLAUSE THEATRICAL WORKSHOPS
St. Jean’s Community Center, 184 E. 76th St.; Reebok Sports
Club/NY, 160 Columbus Ave.; (212) 501-1434
Citibabes, 52 Mercer St.; (212) 334-5440
www.ApplauseNY.com
Classes for actors-to-be ages newborn-18 years, including Broadway Babies (newborn-2 years), Sing-a-Long with Peter and Heather (1 and up), Broadway Little Stars (ages 3-4), Broadway Stars (4-5 years), and Princess Theater (3-5 years).

CHILDHOOD MEMORIES
Upper East Side locations; (212) 717-1853
“Little Traveler” (ages 3-4) and “World Traveler” (ages 5-8)
classes using songs, stories, movement, games, puppetry, and arts & crafts. Private piano and flute lessons. Summer program in Southampton.

THE CHILDREN’S AID SOCIETY CHORUS
(212) 533-1675; www.childrensaidsociety.org/chorus
Chorus of 350 New York City kids ages 5-18.

CHURCH STREET SCHOOL FOR MUSIC AND ART
74 Warren St.; (212) 571-7290; www.churchstreetschool.org
Dalcroze music classes for ages 16 months-12 years.

DILLER-QUAILE SCHOOL OF MUSIC
24 East 95th St.; (212) 369-1484; www.diller-quaile.org
Early childhood music program for ages 5 months-7 years, including Music for Infants, Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Orff instruments, and more.

DJONIBA DANCE & DRUM CENTRE
37 E. 18th St.; (212) 477-3474; www.djoniba.com
African drum classes for ages 3-5.

THE EARLY EAR
48 W. 68th St., 110 W. 96th St., 353 E. 78th St.; (212) 877-7125;
http://theearlyear.com
Singing, musical games, instrument play and more for ages 4 months-5 years.

EASTSIDE MUSIC
48 E. 80th St.; (212) 346-3046; www.eastsidemusic.com
Music Together classes include songs, rhythmic chants, movement, and instrument play for ages newborn-4 years, plus Massage & Music for newborn-6 months.

FRENCH-AMERICAN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC
154 W. 57th St.; (212) 246-7378; www.facmusic.org
Private instruction in instruments and voice, including classes for ages 2 1/2-4 combining percussion, movement, songs, and early violin study.

GREENWICH HOUSE MUSIC SCHOOL
46 Barrow St.; (212) 242-4770; www.gharts.org
Music Together classes including songs, rhythmic chants, movement, and instrument play for ages newborn-4 years, plus music and art classes for ages 2 and up.

GYMBOREE PLAY & MUSIC
Chelsea, West Village, 327 W. 14th St.; (212) 255-5650
Midtown West, 780 Eighth Ave.; (212) 581-4830
Midtown East, 677 Lexington Ave.; (212) 838-4301
Murray Hill, 235 E. 38th St.; (212) 867-0250
Upper East Side, 401 E. 84th St.; (212) 452-9814
Upper West Side, 240 W. 73rd St.; (212) 724-2140
www.gymboree.com
Classes in developmental play, music and art for ages 0-5.

HANDS ON! A MUSICAL EXPERIENCE
Eastside Studio, 1365 First Ave.; (212) 628-1945
Westside Studio, 529 Columbus Ave.; (212) 496-9929
Tribeca Studio, 19 Warren St.; (212) 227-7375
Turtle Bay Studio, 233 East 50th St.; (212) 339-9915
www.handson4music.com
Classes integrating music, story, movement and instruments for ages 4 months-4 years.

THE HARLEM SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
645 St. Nicholas Ave.; (212) 926-4100;
www.harlemschoolofthearts.org
Music department offers Suzuki violin, flute and cello lessons for small children.

JERRY JOY MUSIC
(212) 367-8186; www.jerryjoy.com
Parent/child music classes with Louie, laying the foundation for basic concepts of rhythm, pitch, dynamics, tempo, and improvisation.

KIDS CO-MOTION
Rebecca Kelly Ballet, 570 Broadway; (212) 431-8489;
www.Kidsco-Motion.com
Classes in music and creative movement for ages walking-6 years.

THE LITTLE ORCHESTRA SOCIETY
(212) 971-9500; www.littleorchestra.org
Concerts for all ages, including Lolli-Pops for ages 3-5 with Maestro Dino Anagnost and four animal characters representing the four families of the orchestra.

LITTLE SPIRITS
10 E. 38th St., 3rd floor; (212) 576-1018; www.littlespirits.com
Programs for ages 2-12, including music, with singing, movement and improvisation on various instruments.

MANHATTAN CHARTER SCHOOL
100 Attorney St.; (212) 364-8730; www.manhattancharterschool.org
Music is the fifth core discipline at the new, free, elementary school, where children in grades K and up receive daily instruction in music literacy and musicianship.

MARY ANN HALL’S MUSIC FOR CHILDREN
2 East 90th St.; (877) 937-6874; www.musicforchildren.net
Song, dance and play: parent/child classes for ages newborn-3, independent classes for ages 3-7. Ukulele class for ages 6-9.

MUSIC TOGETHER
Washington Heights; (212) 613-6155
Morningside Heights, Columbia University; (845) 477-3204
Upper West Side; (212) 219-0591
Upper East Side; (212) 244-3046
East 42nd St.; (212) 613-6155
Murray Hill; (212) 358-3801
Midtown West between 57th St. and 42nd St.; (212) 244-5772
Chelsea, West Village; (212) 539-8459
Lower Manhattan; (212) 255-9227, (212) 358-3801
Downtown East; (212) 491-7222
Music Together classes include songs, rhythmic chants, movement, and instrument play for ages newborn-4 years.

MUSIC TOGETHER IN NYC
Soho, Tribeca, Battery Park City; (212) 358-3801;
www.MusicTogetherNYC.com
Music Together classes include songs, rhythmic chants, movement, and instrument play for ages newborn-4 years.

MUSICAL KIDS
1296 Lexington Ave.; (212) 996-5898; www.musicalkids.net
Singing, movement, chanting, improvisation, and simple percussion for ages newborn-4, with classes offered in French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Hebrew, as well as English.

92ND STREET Y 1395 Lexington Ave., (212) 996-1100; www.92Y.org
Music programs for children, including Music Together and The Music Room for ages 5 months-4 years, and Music Adventures for 4-6 years, all with singing, movement and introduction to instruments.

THE RHINELANDER CHILDREN’S CENTER
350 E. 88th St.; (212) 876-0500; http://rhinelandercenter.org
Music, movement and art classes for ages 6 months-4 years.

THIRD STREET MUSIC SCHOOL SETTLEMENT
235 E. 11th St.; (212) 777-3240; www.thirdstreetmusicschool.org
Classes in music, art and creative movement for ages 19 months-5 years, including Preschool Musicianship for ages 3-5, plus a half-day nursery program.

TURTLE BAY MUSIC SCHOOL
244 E. 52nd St.; (212) 753-8811; www.tbms.org
Orff-based classes where ages newborn-5 years sing, clap, count, dance, and play instruments.
— Susan Hodara


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