Kid-Friendly Concerts and Musical Activities on Long Island in April

Kid-Friendly Concerts and Musical Activities on Long Island in April

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Music lovers, have fun with local kid-friendly concerts and musical activities for kids on Long Island this April.

Musical Playalong!
WHEN: Apr. 2 - 6, Monday-Friday, 10:15-11am and 11:30am-12:15pm
WHERE: Not Just Art, 183 South St., Oyster Bay, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Hop, bop, and sing into spring in this music and movement program for children and their adults.
WANT TO GO? $12; $10 each sibling. 516-922-8300. notjustart.com.

Sing into Spring with Johnny 'Mr. C.' Cuomo
WHEN: Apr. 3 - 5, 10-11:30am
WHERE: The Ward Melville Heritage Organization's Educational and Cultural Center, Stony Brook Village Center, 111 Main St., Stony Brook, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Music, songs, stories, activities, and movement with a spring theme.
WANT TO GO? $35 per day. 631-751-2244. stonybrookvillage.com.

The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants from Washington, D.C. FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Apr. 4, 7:30pm
WHERE: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The two groups, made up of approximately 75 active duty musicians and singers, perform together on a regular basis, representing the U.S. Air Force and our country.
WANT TO GO? 516-299-3100. tillescenter.org.

'One Morning I Left…'
WHEN: Friday, Apr. 6, 11:30am and 2pm
WHERE: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: This is the story of Ana's imaginative trip to discover what inhabits nature. Join her as she milks a cow in a field, flyies in a great bird through the desert, dives among bubbles, and explores the jungle with music, sounds, and live songs on the guitar, clarinet, percussion instruments, and effects.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Fabrics, buckets, funnels and ropes come to life weaving a sense of magic and wonder throughout the story.
WANT TO GO? $9 with museum admission: $13; $12 seniors; free for children younger than 1. 516-224-5800. licm.org.

Music Together® Sing Shalom Preview Class FREE
WHEN: Friday, Apr. 6, 10am
WHERE: Chance To Dance, 140 N. Bell Mead Road, Suite F, Setauket, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: This new Music Together class brought to you by Lyrical Children combines multi-cultural traditional and original Music Together songs with a new Jewish repertoire.
WANT TO GO? 631-246-9650.

Julian Gargiulo in Concert
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 7, 8pm
WHERE: Sands Point Preserve, 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: A classically trained pianist, Julian captivates his audience with his technical precision and comic wit. His program includes classical standards, Tango transcriptions, as well as his own jazz-influenced compositions.
WANT TO GO? $55. 516-571-7901. sandspointpreserve.org.

The George Gee Swing Orchestra
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 7, 8pm
WHERE: Suffolk Community College, 1001 Crooked Hill Road, Brentwood, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: In more than 30 years of playing for dancing feet, the band has developed a special bond with lindy hoppers all around the world. Join in for a free swing dance workshop before the show at 7pm.
WANT TO GO? $18; $10 for children younger than 17. 631-423-0620. familypetshows.com.

Poetica Musica: Northern Lights
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 14, 6:45pm
WHERE: Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Performances include Mozart's Piano Trio in B flat major, K.502; Dvorak's Piano Trio in E minor, Opus 90 “Dumky”; Schubert's “Notturno” in E flat major, Op.148 (D.897); and Beethoven's Piano Trio in D major, Op.70, No 2.
WANT TO GO? $30. 516-252-3392. oldwestburygardens.org.

Long Island’s Got Talent
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 14, 2-5pm
WHERE: Educational and Cultural Center, 111 Main St., Stony Brook, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Showcase your musical talent this Long Island’s Got Talent preliminary event. Submit a registration form along with the entry fee, an audition tape, and proof of age.
WANT TO GO? $25. 631-751-2244. wmho.org.

26th Annual Long Island Guitar Festival: Berta Rojas
WHEN: Sunday, Apr. 15, 3pm
WHERE: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Berta Rojas ranks among today’s foremost classical guitarists. She has been praised as “guitarist extraordinaire” and “ambassador of the classical guitar,” as well as one of the most influential women in the Hispanic world.
WANT TO GO? $25. 516-299-3100. tillescenter.org.

Ryu Shu Taiko presents Drums of Japan FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 21, 1pm
WHERE: Wantagh Public Library, 3285 Park Ave., Wantagh, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: With performances drawn from the rich folk heritage of Japan, Ryu Shu Taiko presents a wonderful program of drumming, Kyoto (Japanese Harp), and dance.
WANT TO GO? 516-221-1200. wantaghlibrary.org.

RnR with Rick Braun and Richard Elliot
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 21, 8pm
WHERE: Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: With great performances emanating from both Braun and Elliot, RnR is exciting and lively, yet warm and mellow. Their combined signature sounds will have an impact on their devoted and new fans alike.
WANT TO GO? $35 and up. 516-323-4444. madisontheatreny.org.

Main Street Gallery Presents Singer-Songwriter Night
WHEN: Thursday, Apr. 26, 7-10pm
WHERE: Main Street Gallery, 213 Main St., Huntington, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Singer-songwriters of all skill levels hone their craft, sing their songs, and play and talk about their original music.
WANT TO GO? $5-$10. 631-271-8423. huntingtonarts.org.

New York Philharmonic
WHEN: Friday, Apr. 27, 8pm
WHERE: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The concert's program will include Sibelius: Pohjola’s Daughter; Debussy: Fantaisie for Piano and Orchestra; and Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra.
WANT TO GO? $60 and up. 516-299-3100. tillescenter.org.

Karaoke Night FREE
WHEN: Friday, Apr. 27, 6-8:30pm
WHERE: Connetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Ave., Bohemia, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Bring your family and friends to sing with you or to be your audience.
WANT TO GO? 631-567-5079. connetquotlibrary.org.

'A Dream is a Wish: Princess Tea & Concert'
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 28, 11:15am, 2:15pm, and 5:15pm
WHERE: Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Come sing along to all your favorite Disney songs such as Let It Go, A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes, Part of That World, Something There, A Whole New World, I’m Almost There, How Far I’ll Go, I See The Light, and more.
WANT TO GO? $15 and up. 516-323-4444. madisontheatreny.org.

Buddy Guy Concert
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 28, 8pm
WHERE: NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Don't miss the concert with blues guitarist Buddy Guy.
WANT TO GO? $39.50. 516-334-0800. thetheatreatwestbury.com.

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