Stacey Fauci, owner of Runnin' Wild Kids Shoes, recently opened an independent toy store in Carroll Gardens: Runnin' Wild Toys. The toy store in Brooklyn offers brands such as Lego and Pokémon, and offers music and art classes.
Vienna Music, a music school in Queens, offers various classes and lessons for kids at its Bayside location. The music school recently began offering a class for children younger than 5 and has added cello and clarinet to its instrumental lessons.
The JCC of Harrison Early Childhood Center recently began offering three new programs: a preschool, Super Soccer Stars, and Music on Wheels.
Westchester Youth Choirs recently launched two programs for youth singers in Westchester: a boys choir and a girls choir. The choral programs for young singers will prepare a range of songs, including classical and pop, to perform at concerts.
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Greenwich House Music School will begin offering Suzuki violin and musical theater classes for kids in Manhattan, as well as a rock band jam session, in it's fall term.
Music for Children and Beyond, a music program that offers music classes for kids in Norwalk, now offers a ukulele class for kids and baby and parent music classes.
RePlay Music Studios, a West Village studio that offers music programs for preteens and teens, is offering two more sessions of its rock band summer day camp, and will offer after-school programs and lessons in Manhattan.
Musician and tv and film composer Joe Delia, who is also a member of Thieves, is now offering piano, film scoring, vocal, and guitar lessons in Tappan.
School of Rock NYC, an Upper East Side music school for kids and teens, recently expanded its summer programs to offer a songwriting and recording summer camp. It also now offers music birthday parties.
School of Rock, an international music school, recently opened its Brooklyn location. The Gowanus music school, which also offers summer camps, aims to prepare children to confidently take their music to the stage.
Further Music Studio, which offers music lessons in Queens, recently moved to a new location in Forest Hills. The studio offers piano, violin, and guitar lessons, as well as voice lessons. The studio also boasts the most affordable music lessons in New York City.
Language Workshop for Children now offers Kids’ MusicRound at its Manhasset and Manhattan locations. The parent and child music class helps children develop cognitive ability through an exploration of music.
M.A.T.S.S. Kids' Gym now offers music and theater classes for children in Syosset. The music classes are offered by Long Island Aardvarks and the theater classes are offered by New Artist Theater, a division of The AMF Studio.
Sage Music, a music school based in Queens, recently opened a music school in Brooklyn. Sage Music offers guitar, violin, cello, piano, and voice lessons and uses traditional music instruction combined with psychology, holistic approaches to health and well-being, and communal creativity.
While They’re Little now offers Music Together music classes for children in Oceanside. Music Together is a research-based early childhood music education program that helps children discover their musicality.
The director of a local music school offers tips on how to help kids balance piano practice with their homework by carving out specific times for both after school and then sticking with it.
Lyrical Children’s Pre-School now offers a Music Together program in Calverton for children with special needs. The music class for children with special needs on Long Island helps bring out each child’s musicality.
The Performing Arts Conservatory of New York, which was originally located in Jackson Heights, recently opened its second location in Elmhurst. The Performing Arts Conservatory of New York offers after-school classes to children in Queens, including drama, music, and dance. The conservatory also offers introduction to music classes for preschoolers, as well as Spanish classes.
Vienna Music, a music school for children of all ages in Bayside, Queens, recently opened. It offers basic fundamentals of music classes for toddlers and one-on-one music lessons.
Mommy, Music, & Me now offers Music Together's classes at Gym-Azing in Astoria. The music and movement classes help children learn to express themselves through music.
Forest Hills academic enrichment center now offers music and Chinese classes for kids in preschool through high school. In music classes, children can learn to play instruments, take voice lessons and music theory and composition classes. Children learn Chinese through reading, writing, and Chinese traditions and culture.
New York Kids Club, a children's activity center, recently opened its Park Slope location. The center offers various kids classes including theater, dance, gymnastics, and cooking, as well as birthday parties and after-school pick-ups.
In addition to releasing The Bossy Frog Band's new album "15 Songs Every Kid Should Know (and will LOVE)!", lead singer and certified music therapist Jeffrey Friedberg now offers music classes for children in Rockland and Fairfield counties and music therapy for children with special needs in Rockland County.
The Roslyn Heights and Farmingdale locations of School of Rock now offer Little Wings, an early music education class. The music class for preschoolers teaches the fundamentals of music using play-based learning.