Kid-Friendly Concerts in New York City in February

Kid-Friendly Concerts in New York City in February

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We've gathered the best kid-friendly concerts to take your family to in February. Perfect for mini-musicians and music enthusiasts alike!

Studio PSK: Polyphonic Playground
WHEN: Aug. 22 - Feb. 11, Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Sunday, 10am-6pm; Thursday, 10am-9pm
WHERE: The Museum of Arts and Design, 2 Columbus Circle, Columbus Circle, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Part of the Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound exhibit, this climbing frame aspect has swings, a slide, monkey bars, and pads that emit electronic sounds to act as a giant 3D synthesizer for anyone who interacts with it.
WANT TO GO? $16; $14 seniors; $12 students; free for children younger than 18. 212-299-7777. madmuseum.org.

Jazz for Kids
WHEN: Oct. 15 - May. 27, Sundays, 2-3pm
WHERE: Jazz Standard, 116 E. 27th St., Kips Bay, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Talented musicians ages 11-18 dish out jazz classics as family audiences devour the goods off Blue Smoke’s southern barbecue lunch menu.
WANT TO GO? $5 suggestion donation. 212-576-2232. jazzstandard.com.

Playtime Songs with Danna Banana
WHEN: Jan. 8 - Feb. 26, Mondays, 4pm
WHERE: The Monkey Room, 589 Fort Washington Ave., Washington Heights, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Listen to traditional tunes plus witty originals by danna banana, an award-winning children's performer with six albums. A big basket of percussion toys turn the audience into the drumset.
WANT TO GO? $5. 212-543-9888. monkeyroomnyc.com.

Rug Concert
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 3, 10am-2pm
WHERE: The Diller-Quaile School of Music, 24 E. 95th St., Upper East Side, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Children and adults experience remarkable musicianship in an intimate setting, and an atmosphere of interactive music making. There will be singing, movement, and opportunities to play rhythm instruments.
WANT TO GO? $25. 212-369-1484. diller-quaile.org.

Inspirations and Tributes: An African American Lineage
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 3, 2pm
WHERE: The New York Philharmonic, Merkin Concert Hall, 129 W. 67th St., Upper West Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: A musical program exploring how composers influence and pay tribute to each other. Attendees are invited to arrive at 12:45pm to take part in YPC Overtures, when children meet Philharmonic musicians and try out orchestral instruments.
WANT TO GO? $15 and up. 212-875-5656. nyphil.org.

Prokofiev! Peter, The Wolf, and More
WHEN: Feb. 3 - 4, Saturday, 10am and 11:30am; Sunday, 11:30am and 1pm
WHERE: Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 695 Park Ave., Upper East Side, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT:

This concert will focus on the composer and his notable works, making an enchanting program the whole family will enjoy as part of the Little Orchestra Society's (LOS) third season of the LOS KIDS concert series.


WANT TO GO? $15 and up. 212-971-9500. littleorchestra.org.

Live Stream Chamber Music Masterclass FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 10, 2:30-4:30pm
WHERE: National Opera Center, 330 Seventh Ave., Chelsea, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The live stream with this Associated Chamber Music Players offers an up-close opportunity for players around the globe to engage and participate in this learning and playing opportunity.
WANT TO GO? 212-645-7424. acmp.net.

Rug Concert
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 3, 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm
WHERE: The Diller-Quaile School of Music, 24 E. 95th St., Upper East Side, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT:

Designed for families with children age six and under, these memorable public concerts introduce instruments and music of diverse styles and genres for all ages. Children and adults experience remarkable musicianship in an intimate setting, and an atmosphere of interactive music making. All monthly series are different and include singing, movement, and opportunities to play rhythm instruments at each 45-minute concert.


WANT TO GO? $25. 212-369-1484. diller-quaile.org.

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