After-School Music Classes, Programs, and Lessons for Kids on Long Island

After-School Music Classes, Programs, and Lessons for Kids on Long Island


Find an after-school music class for your child in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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UPDATED April 2018: Looking for local music classes and programs for kids on Long Island? Here you'll find a list of programs that offer private, group, and Suzuki lessons in guitar, piano, violin, voice, percission, cello, viola, bass, flute, trumpet, and more. Some of these music programs on Long Island also teach mommy-and-me classes, chamber music, music theory, sight reading, NYSSMA, and college prep. Plus, there's even a class that teaches children how to DJ and produce music! So find the perfect after-school music class for your child in Nassau and Suffolk counties, including music classes for kids in Melville, Manhasset, Mineola, Oyster Bay, Rockville Centre, and Huntington.
505 Walt Whitman Road , Melville
(631) 470-9705
Steinway & Sons, 505 Walt Whitman Road
OPEN HOUSE at Melville


Grace Music School is Long Island’s premier music school with two convenient locations in Western Suffolk County. We offer high quality one-on-one private music instruction for piano, voice, guitar, strings, percussion, and woodwinds along with four performance opportunities each year. In addition, we have a Music Fun Time program for children ages 18 months to 7 years, which teaches children how to read music and prepares them for private lessons. Our mission is to provide exceptional music education to students of all ages and cultivate a life-long love of music in a nurturing environment.

90 Community Reformed Church P.O. Box 119, Manhasset

Now in our 28th year, Music Institute of Long Island was Voted No. 1 Best Music School on the North Shore. Programs include violin, viola, cello, guitar, piano, voice, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, and tuba. Instructions in Traditional, Suzuki, and ABRSM methods for ages 3-99, beginner-advanced. MILI offers: Chamber Music, Theory, Sight Reading, NYSSMA, and college preparation. Students perform eight times annually at Steinway Hall, Carnegie Hall, and for charities. First prize competition winners, soloists with orchestras. Outstanding faculty. Summer private lessons-all levels, all instruments, two-week summer chamber music July 10-21. Fall semester begins Sept. 8, 2017.

234 D Jericho Turnpike, Mineola

After six successful years in Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan, Music School of New York City has expanded to Long Island, bringing conservatory level training to students of any age or level of study. Blending old-world values and classical traditions, with an innovative teaching style designed for children of the 21st century, we are the friendlier version of the pre-college programs. With faculty from Juilliard and other top institutions, the best music training is now in your backyard. Private lessons, group Suzuki, and music exploration classes are offered. Call today!

183 South St., Oyster Bay
Email create@notjust

More than ever, children need places to wonder, discover, play, create, experience joy, and express their ideas! Engaging natural curiosity and imagination is the heart of our Music Together® art, science, and story arts programs. Inclusive hands-on activities emphasize learning process over product and performance. Staffed with experienced teachers, classes are developmentally appropriate and thoughtfully designed to nurture children and their families at each age and stage! Infants and toddlers, preK- elementary, after-school, home-schoolers, scouts, parties, drop-in studio, school vacation camps, and workshops. Music Together ® locations in Nassau and Suffolk.

202 Merrick Road, 2nd floor, Rockville Centre
16 Broadway, Amityville

Run by real life music education, industry, and DJ experts, Spin DJ Academy is the unique school for fledgling DJs to learn the tricks of the trade from “scratch,” and for traditional turntable mobile DJs to learn the new digital equipment and methods. It is the perfect place to start your journey learning to DJ, or to learn advanced skills in DJing and music production! Our Intro To DJ Program is the easiest way to jump start your dreams! Work with all-star DJ instructors to learn the basics of mixing, blending, and DJ Technology.

310 New York Ave., Huntington

HCPA uses the Japanese method of violin instruction. A weekly, 45-minute group class is the key to the success of this method of learning. In the group students socialize, develop their listening skills, and have fun while they learn. There are two solo concerts, and an end-of-year performance. Additionally, the student has a weekly private lesson with parent and teacher. HCPA also offers traditional piano, string, and voice lessons. Huntington Suzuki Music Program runs 32 weeks. Suzuki Program for violin age 3 and older, piano for age 6 and older.


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