Top Picks For Kids' Music Classes In Sydney
Before the back-to-school mayhem begins, get your child enrolled into a Term 1 music class NOW!
We’ve picked some of the best kids’ classes across Sydney, that we just know you’ll love.
Why enrol your child in a music class? Music is known to have a connection with math and helps to boost your child’s academic skills, as well as boosting self-esteem, helping them to develop ambidexterity, developing social skills, patience, discipline, giving your child a creative outlet- and perhaps, even a love and hobby for life.
1. Directions In Music
Directions in Music is one of the leading music schools in the Eastern Suburbs, with studios in the heart of Randwick Junction and Kensington. The custom-designed studios are a sight for sore eyes, offering a Music Superheroes Program (re-launching Monday 30 January 2017) suitable for toddlers and preschoolers willing to embark on a musical adventure and discover their musical superpowers, as well as private and group tuition, and a high-energy after-school Glee Club. Sing, dance, and make new friends! The best part? Mention ellaslist to enjoy a FREE trial class for Music Superheroes and HUB Ensemble students. Read about our excellent experience at Directions in Music here.
2. Sydney Voice Studio
At Sydney Voice Studio, everyone is welcome- from professional artists to beginner children. They offer singing lessons, performance/vocal coaching and weekly group classes in Canada Bay. There are glee clubs available for 8-10 year olds and 11-16 year olds, as well as adult group classes. Singers will learn vocal technique, how to correct singing difficulties, musicianship, artistic creativity, songwriting, performance skills and industry preparation…but most importantly, enjoy their love for singing with complete vocal freedom and creativity.
3. Ladybug Music
Ladybug Music offer fantastic music classes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers in Neutral Bay, Mosman, Curl Curl and Forestville. Children will be encouraged to participate and get silly in the warm, inclusive environments offered by theses classes where the music is funky, soulful and eclectic. Your child will be introduced to pitch, tempo, melody and rhythm through singing, instruments, dance and more. Their parent-and-me classes are a favourite of ours, where little ones can express themselves using body and voice.
Ukubebe offers a range of quality programs for 0-12 year olds including early childhood music, ukulele, drumming fun and yoga-dance. Ukubebe’s classes are fun and fabulous and very engaging for all participants. They just love teaching music; their classes are non-competitive, inclusive, and promote wholistic learning. African drumming and percussion classes take place on Tuesday afternoons with a family class on the first Saturday of the month, dance-yoga classes for mums + bubs and primary school aged children on Wednesday afternoons and a Ukulele group class on Tuesday arvos. They run early childhood music and movement classes each weekday morning at their Randwick studio, with new classes starting on Thursday mornings (only, in term 1) at the new venue in Clovelly.
5. Applause Music Theatre Academy
Applause Musical Theatre Academy specialises in weekly classes for children in Kindy to Year 11, where kids will be given an avenue to express themselves and build confidence across many areas- not just performing! This is where triple threats are born; kids will learn to sing, dance and act with scenes and songs from popular musicals. With two qualified industry-experienced musicians per class and live piano accompaniment, this is the real deal! Children will gear up for the end of year soiree, where all performers will experience their time in the spotlight and get at least one singing and acting solo. Classes available in Killarney Heights, St Ives, Chatswood, Roseville and East Lindfield, Willoughby and Gordon. Coming to February 2017 is the brand new Applause4Tots in Willoughby and Gordon- music and movement classes for babies to 6 year olds with a musical theatre twist.
6. Einsteinz Music
Einsteinz Music has been running age-appropriate hands-on music classes since 1997. They teach the children the fundamentals of music in classes grouped into babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. In addition to music appreciation, Einsteinz also incorporate gross motor and fine motor skills, counting, colours, listening skills and socialization concepts like listening and sharing. Classes are all taught by professional musicians and all music is played live. The teachers all have extensive repertoires and course content includes lots of repetition, which is vital for children’s learning and confidence. Teachers also introduce their own individual style of music, making classes fun and unique. Read about our interactive experience at Einsteinz here.
7. Bluebell Music
Bluebell Music operates in Bondi Junction, Rose Bay and Miranda, offering fun, engaging and educational classes for children aged between 3 months and 5 years. Energetic teaches are sure to encourage a love of music in your child, through listening, singing, moving and improvisation in a relaxed and informal class setting. Their ‘Tiny Bells’ class for 3 month olds teaches mums how to engage with their child through music, and their ‘Give It A Shake’ trial pack gives you 2 trial classes for just $30 throughout February to experience and settle in the class environment- we are sure you’ll be back again and again! The best part? Enrol in the ‘Give It A Shake’ trial classes, and receive a FREE pair of Bluebell Shakers!
8. KB School Of Music
Give your little one a heads up in music, math & life and come join in some fun, fuss free music lessons at KB School of Music. In their basics program, KB takes little ones from the age of 3 years, as well as catering for leisure learners and the more serious exam candidates. They offer tuition in piano, guitar and singing. You can even join a fun community choir on a Saturday afternoon! We just adore their music appreciation workshops with amazing career musicians from the Opera & Ballet Orchestra. KB aims to inspire students and open up a wonderful world of music for them. But that’s not all! The new specialized Elite program will help take music learning to a ‘whole notha level’. You can come learn piano with pianist Anne Kim or Violin from the brilliant Yuhki Mayne. This program has a more serious edge and with amazing results. If you are interested in preparing for a Sydney conservatory Audition or serious about the world of Eisteddfods, or just want the opportunity to learn from some of the best music educators in Sydney, this is the program for you.
Other programs at KB studio include: Music school holiday programs, Youth band program for high school students, Theory Classes, HSC music tutoring, Mum & bubs music group, Community choir.