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Kid-Friendly Concerts in New York City in October

Kid-Friendly Concerts in New York City in October

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

Oran Etkin and Timbalooloo
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 5, 11:00am
WHERE: Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: This internationally touring jazz clarinetist and educator will perform songs from his new globe-spanning album. Oran and special guests will invite loads of audience interaction including singing, clapping, dancing and drumming.
WANT TO GO? $14-$17. 5032939498.

Family Concert: Who is Chick Corea?
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 5, 1:00pm & 3:00pm
WHERE: Jazz at Lincoln Center, Broadway at 60th St. , New York, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Celebrate the life and music of pianist, composer and living legend Chick Corea in this hour-long educational concert program.
WANT TO GO? Tickets start at $10. 2127216500.

Brown Rice Family FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 5, 11:00am
WHERE: David Rubenstein Atrium, Broadway between 62nd & 63rd Street, Upper West Side, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: A fresh world roots band jamming towards global solidarity, Brown Rice Family provides the masses with distinctively organic global music.
WANT TO GO? FREE. 212.875.5375.

Sonnambula: Austrian Baroque
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 11, 7:30-9:30pm
WHERE: Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Join Sonnambula for a journey through an intricate and mesmerizing sound world.
WANT TO GO? $36. 2123523101.

The Sound of Color Series: Musical Gallery Tour + Art Workshop
WHEN: Oct. 16 - Nov. 20, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
WHERE: The Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: In partnership with The Diller-Quaile School of Music, this six-week program for preschoolers and their families explores how music and art playfully intertwine. Each class will embark on a thematic musical tour of the Museum's galleries followed by an art-making experience in the studio. Experiment with how music and art work together through form, line, color, and texture! Each class includes live accompaniment with a professional musician.
WANT TO GO? $36 per session; $200 for series (Includes Museum Admission). 212.423.3200.

Renowned NYC musicians present a recital
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 20, 5:30pm
WHERE: Engelman Recital Hall, Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

The late Samuel Baron, an American flutist/conductor, is honored by some of New York's finest musicians in concert. Flutists Tara Helen O'Connor, Bart Feller, Katherine Fink, Sue Ann Kahn, Svjetlana Kabalin, Michael Laderman, Patricia Spencer, and colleagues will perform.

WANT TO GO? $25; $15 students and seniors. n/a.

Alon Goldstein: Art of Imagination
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7:00-9:30pm
WHERE: Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Enjoy an evening of classical music selections with your teen. 
WANT TO GO? $26. 2123523101.

A Swingin’ Sesame Street Celebration: 50 Years and Counting
WHEN: Oct. 25 - 26, Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 2pm and 7pm
WHERE: Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway and 60th Street, Upper West Side, NY
WHAT: See some of your favorite feathered and furry friends like Big Bird and Elmo sing classic Sesame Street songs alongside the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. 
WANT TO GO? $40 and up. 212-258-9800.

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