Music

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.

Gymboree Play & Music – Long Beach

Enhance your child’s development and love of music through song, dance, movement games and instruments, all at Gymboree Play & Music Long Beach.

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.

Joy Children Music

Joy Children Music offers a variety of music programs for children at their studio, including Music for Babies and programs for toddlers; also, piano lessons for kids, in groups settings or individual lessons.

Kelly Summer Vocal Studio

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

Kidsguide SchoolGuide Winter 2017

Check out some of the best schools and tutoring services in Long Beach Metro and Orange County.

Lakewood Recreation and Community Services

Babies Love Music (4-14 mos), Kids Love Music (1-4), Drums for Fun (6-12), Violin (7+) and Piano, beginning and intermediate (6-14).

Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine

Spanish Musical Parent N’ Me Playgroup (1-3), Kid’s Love Music (1-4), Kids Love Music: Babies! (4 mos-1 yr 2mos) Kid’s Love Music: Toddlers! (1-2), Little Music Makers (30 mos-5 yrs), Melody Time (1-2), Mixed Music Makers (1-5), and more.

Music Associations

Music Teachers Association of California and Suzuki Association of the Americas

Music Together at the Beach

Celebrating 17 years of family music-making in Long Beach and Huntington Beach. Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood music and movement program for children from birth through age 5—and the grownups who love them.

Music Together at the Beach

Celebrating 17 years of family music-making in Long Beach and Huntington Beach. Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood music and movement program for children from birth through age 5—and the grownups who love them.

North OC Community College District, School of Continuing Education

Musical Theatre (7+), Vocal For Kids (7-10 and 11+), Piano Keyboarding Beginning I and II, Guitar for Kids Beginning (6-8 and 9+), Playing the Cello Beginner I and II (7+), Playing the Cello Intermediate I and I, Violin I, II and III (4+), $55-80.

On Stage Music Academy

Lessons in voice and instruments; early childhood music programs with Music Together (0-5), Big Kids Music Tour (5-8), Kids’ Pop Rock and Classic Rock bands, Girls’ Vocal Group, Musical Theatre Song Group, songwriting and recording, and jam sessions.

Orchestras

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

School of Rock

School of Rock’s performance-based camps (7-17) incorporate songs, performing, musical games/activities, and team building exercises as a way to teach music theory, and how to rock out as a real band! They group students based on age and skill set into a band of their own. With the guidance of the School of Rock instructors kids […]

Youth Choirs

List of local international youth choirs.