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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; also, lessons for jazz, orchestra and choir preparation.

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. Three ten-week sessions throughout the school year, plus a summer program.

Kelly Summer Vocal Studio

Voice lessons for kids and adults who want to improve their singing ability. Kelly is a career singer and voice teacher with a Masters Degree in vocal performance. Mention Kidsguide for a  free first lesson offer.

Lakewood Recreation and Community Services

Classes include: Babies Love Music, Toddlers Love Music, Kids Love Music, Babies Love Christmas Music, Toddlers Love Christmas Music), Kids Love Christmas Music, Drums for Fun, Violin, Pop/Rock Singers, Ukulele and Piano, beginning and intermediate.

Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine

A variety of music classes for ages 4 months and up. Classes include Kids (Babies, Toddlers) Love Music, Little Music Makers, Melody Time, Music and Movement, Audition Prep for Solo Pop and Musical Theater, Guitar, Group Piano, Glee Club, Keyboard, Ukulele, Drums and Bass.

Music Together at the Beach

Celebrating 20 years of family music-making in Long Beach and Huntington Beach! Weekly 45-minute classes incorporate a fun-filled, research-based, developmentally appropriate music curriculum. Activities include songs, rhythmic rhymes, movement, and instrument play. Parent-child classes for children, newborn to age 8.

International Peace Choir

Peace Ambassadors are between the ages of 5-17 and proudly represent their diverse heritages and cultural backgrounds through music, song, and dance. Weekly rehearsals are held in Long Beach; auditions by appointment on Monday evenings.

Long Beach Youth Chorus

The Long Beach Youth Chorus is open to singers from various backgrounds and welcomes all skill levels, beginner to advanced, in grades 6-12.

Southern California Children’s Chorus

SCCCs’ mission statement is “enhancing children’s lives through distinguished choral music education and world-class performance.” Six different choral levels ages 5-20. Rehearsals are held in Irvine.

Voices of Hope Children’s Choir

Open to children, ages 5-18, of all backgrounds and levels of experience. The program is entirely tuition free. Singing inspirational music, the goal of the choir is to uplift the spirits of all who listen, to share a message of hope and peace and to learn positive self esteem and teamwork along the way.

Youth Bands and Orchestras

Community orchestras and bands for kids in Southern California, including the Community Youth Orchestra of Southern California, Community Band and Community Orchestra at Cerritos College, and Musique Sur La Mer.