UPDATED JULY 2015: New York City has a lot of options when it comes to music and theater programs for kids. Here's a list of music and theater studios that offer classes for kids in Manhattan in neighborhoods like the Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Greenwich Village, Midtown, Chelsea, Tribeca, Financial District, and Murray Hill.
24 E. 95th St.NYC (between Madison and Fifth Avenues), New York THE DILLER-QUAILE SCHOOL OF MUSIC 212-369-1484 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Since 1920, Diller-Quaile has been developing the innate musicality in each individual, inspiring participation for a lifetime. Diller-Quaile offers Early Childhood Classes (ages 3 months-6 years); Instrument and Voice Lessons, Classes and Ensembles; Adult Programs; and Teacher Training/Dalcroze Courses. Rug Concerts for young children, master classes, and faculty concerts occur throughout the year. Curricula emanate primarily from international folk music and classical music. The School annually enrolls 1,100 students of all ages. Fall classes begin in September; visit diller-quaile.org to apply online. Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Precollegiate Arts Schools. 129 W. 67th St., New York LUCY MOSES SCHOOL AT KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER 212-501-3360 Email email@example.com
Lucy Moses School at Kaufman Music Center is your family’s home for music education! With a huge variety of classes and lessons, New York's best teachers, and a convenient Upper West Side location, Lucy Moses School has something for everyone – from toddlers to tweens, teens, and adults at all level of skills and experience. In addition to private instrument lessons with caring, expert educators, kids can participate in Suzuki and Dalcroze programs, take dance and theater classes, or join a chamber music or choral group. 338 East 106th St. MANNA HOUSE WORKSHOPS Email MHWMannaHouseJazz.org
Summer Music Camp Exciting Performing Arts Program. Learn from actual professional musicians… voice, piano, guitar, drums, dance and… all that jazz! Participate in staged outdoor performance. Become the star we know you are! Field trips to cultural events, musical jam sessions, private and group sessions, free lunch…and lots of fun for everyone! Starts July 6–August 21, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Call 212-722-8223 for additional program information and registration details! 620 West 143rd St. Apt 9A, New York NYC FLUTE INSTRUCTION / LAURA THOMPSON, FLUTIST AND EDUCATOR 212-304-0256, 917-545-4222 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
NYC Flute Instruction; Suzuki Flute – Little Pipers – Private Lessons; Every Child Can! Suzuki flute lessons will enrich your child's life in wonderful ways. I truly do believe that every child can learn to play the flute, and I have seen first-hand how powerful and transformative the discovery of music is in a child's life. Little Pipers: A fun and engaging intro to flute playing for kids age 4-6. Kids have loads of fun, learn the basics of the instrument and develop their musical skills. All materials including fifes are included. 888 Lexington Ave., New York SMALL WORLD CONNECT ENRICHMENT CENTER 212-628-2700 Email email@example.com
Small World Connect is your neighborhood enrichment center that specializes in communication and exchanging ideas for children, newborn to nine years. It is our mission to share our worlds through languages, culture, and music! Our school is home to two award-winning programs, The Language Workshop for Children, for classes in French, Chinese, Spanish, and Italian, and Kids' MusicRound for parent-and-child music classes. All of our camps, preschools, and classes offer exciting developmentally-appropriate activities to immerse the child in learning. Children are encouraged to explore through movement, singing, playing, and interacting.
244 Fifth Avenue Suite R-222, New York ACTEEN (917)-647-1399 Email Rita@acteen.com
ACTeen-Acting for Teens (Est. 1978) is the nation's first on-camera acting training program for teens. Professional film acting courses (fall, winter, spring, or summer) combine with over 12 theater electives incorporating technique, creativity, and spontaneity. Three-time Winner of Backstage Magazine’s Reader’s Choice Award (“Favorite Acting Classes/Coach for Kids”). ACTeen trains ages 13-19, while ACTeen Juniors specializes in ages 10-12. Our professional working instructors and our successful working grads (currently in films, series, and on Broadway) attest to our dedication and commitment to excellence. College theater audition prep and industry exposure.