Instrument instruction, bands, orchestras, choirs, camps and music-appreciation classes. Also see: “Theater Arts” for more vocal instruction and “Calendar” for live performances. For additional resources, see our current issue.

Applied Music Studio

Enhance your child’s (3+) education by trying a free lesson at Applied Music Studio! They offer instruction in viola, violin, voice, piano, guitar, drums, woodwinds and theory, as well as a Keyboard for Kids program, all taught by degreed professionals.

Jazz Angels

Level specific jazz bands comprised of young musicians ages 9-17. Musicians learn to play (or improve how they play) this great American music through a unique method of music mentoring.

Jolly Being Music

Jolly Being Music offers Music Together classes in Cypress and surrounding areas for children (0-5). They believe that all children are musical. Together, they sing, chant, dance, and play to experience music through the senses. Before you know it, your children are bouncing with the beat.

Kelly Summer Vocal Studio

Voice lessons for kids and adults who want to improve their singing ability are offered by Kelly Summer Vocal Studio.

Lakewood Recreation and Community Services

Babies Love Christmas Music (4-14 mos), Toddlers Love Christmas Music (1-2), Kids Love Music (1-4), Drums for Fun (6-12), Violin (7+), Pop/Rock Singers (8-11), Ukulele (7-12) and Piano, beginning and intermediate (6-14).

Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine

Kid’s Love Music (1-4), Kids Love Music (1-4), Kid’s Love Music: Toddlers! (1-2), Little Music Makers (30 mos-5 yrs), Little Music Makers (2 yrs., 6 mos.- 5 yrs.), and tons more!

Music Associations

Music Teachers Association of California and Suzuki Association of the Americas

Music Together at the Beach

Celebrating 19 years of family music-making in Long Beach and Huntington Beach. Music Together is the internationally recognized early childhood music and movement program for children from birth through age 5and the grown-ups who love them.


Find a list of regional youth orchestras at the Community Youth Orchestra of Southern California website.

The Buzzz

The Buzzz is about all sorts of neat stuff: Exhibits, festivals, seasonal highlights, current topics, new things, fun things and free things … if it’s fun, family-friendly and happening in our area, it’s in here! With our Clickable Calendar, you can find fun things to do every weekend, and with our weekly features you can […]

Youth Choirs

List of local international youth choirs.