Top Picks For Kids❜ Music Classes in Sydney
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. And with the government's Creative Kids Rebate, there's never been a better time to start!
We’ve picked some of the best kids’ classes across Sydney, that we just know you’ll love.
Top Kids' Music Classes in Sydney
1. Einsteinz Music
Einsteinz Music has been running age-appropriate hands-on music classes since 1997 in Sydney’s Inner West, Eastern Suburbs and Neutral Bay. They teach children aged 6 months to 4 years old the fundamentals of music in classes grouped into babies, toddlers and preschoolers. In addition to music appreciation, Einsteinz Music also incorporates both 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 styles of music, making classes fun and unique. Find out about Einsteinz Music's new 'Have a Go' pack here. Classes are all age-appropriate with classes for Babes on Laps (6 months until walking), Toddlers (1–2-year-olds), Juniors (2–3-year-olds) and Preschoolers (aged 3+).
2. Australian Chamber Orchestra Music and Movement Classes
Designed to spark their imagination and inspire a life-long love of music, the Australian Chamber Orchestra runs Music and Movement classes on Mondays for children 2.5 – 5 years old. Over an 8-week term, little ones will enjoy a fun, quality music learning experience during intimate group classes that include singing, playing, percussion and movement, led by experienced early years music educators employing established music education methods.
With three different classes tailored specifically for the age and developmental stage of the children, they will progress at their own pace, exploring musical concepts and developing their creativity and expression through improvisation and dramatisation activities, with the added benefit of improving their hand-eye coordination, concentration, balance, and cognitive skills.
3. International School of Music Leichhardt
International School of Music (ISM) Leichhardt has been providing quality group and individual music education, for children from 2 years of age to adult, for the past 18 years.
ISM Leichhardt nurtures children at a very early age, beginning with their Jitterbugs Music Course for 2-year-olds and Little Beebopper Music Course for 3-year-olds. They have group piano classes, for children 4 to 12 years of age and individual piano lessons, for all graduates of their group piano classes. Students learn to compose, perform, listen, sing, play, read and write music.
With passionate, experienced and engaging Bachelor-trained music teachers and a fully equipped music classroom, students learn music as a language, in a fun, relaxed and supportive learning environment.
Ukubebe offers a range of quality programs for 0-5-year-olds including early childhood music classes. 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 holistic learning. Weekly music and movement classes are on Wednesday - Friday mornings in Randwick. There are also Friday classes in Batemans Bay and Ukulele classes are available online.
5. Ladybug Music
Ladybug Music offers 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 these 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.
6. Open Academy at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
The Open Academy at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music runs the 'Kids At the Con' program for budding musicians to explore creative music-making and develop artistic expression. Throughout the term, children from 3 to 10 years old will be immersed in a broad range of activities including singing, imitation, movement, playing percussion instruments, improvisation, story-telling, and guided listening.
From basic musical elements like pitch, beat, and tempo to more complex ensemble performances, these ultra-engaging, structured classes are presented in a challenging but non-competitive environment that encourages creativity and confidence. There is also a range of day-long school holiday workshops available at the Con, sure to capture their creativity!
7. Bluebell Music
Bluebell Music operates in Bondi Junction, Double Bay, Five Dock and Drummoyne, offering fun, engaging and educational classes for children aged between 3 months and 5 years. Energetic teachers 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 to experience and settle in the class environment- we are sure you’ll be back again and again!
8. Open Academy School Holiday Workshops
Is your child interested in singing, musical instruments and a little drama? Open Academy has something for them!
Open Academy at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Structured workshops are based on the Orff-Schulwerk approach, Dalcroze and Kodaly methods and will include activities such as singing, imitation, movement, playing tuned and un-tuned percussion instruments, improvisation, story-telling and guided listening activities.
You can learn more about the classes and workshops available here on our website.
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