Music has been proven to have a certain effect on people and their mood. This is not just true for adults but also for kids. Kids love music and are often interested in learning more about it, but the trouble is in finding a place that is willing to teach and nurture kids in the area of music arts. Here’s a list of top music classes for kids in Connecticut.
Neighborhood Music School
100 Audubon St.
New Haven, CT 06510

This school is one of the oldest music communities in the area. They teach the art of music in all capacities. The lessons are geared to shape the musician in every one, whether it be singing, reading sheet music, playing instruments or writing music; this school is legendary in those areas. The curriculum caters to children and even toddlers. This school offers music lessons on several different levels based on where the student is in the learning process. In addition to the New Haven location, there are also campuses in Guilford, Madison and Woodbridge.

School Of Rock
1976 Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 292-5473

This performing arts school offers locations in Madison and New Cannaan, in addition to their Fairfield campus. The school is dedicated to strengthening the core skills of students who have a strong desire to become musicians. The school is open seven days a week and caters to all ages, from teenagers to even pre-school aged kids with their Little Wing Program. With this program, the child’s interest in music is developed through music-minded games based on some of the most popular music in rock and roll history.

Music Together
36 Fairwood Farms Drive
West Hartford, CT 06107

This program is designed for children in their early stages of life who want to be introduced to music. Through songs, rhymes and music, your child will grow will the passion of music arts embedded in their hearts and minds. The classes are for children ranging in age from birth through the early elementary years. Contact Music Together to schedule a tour.

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The Little Red School Of Art & Music
2979 Main St.
Stratford, CT, 06614
(203) 375-0692

Described as an environment for the young and the young at heart, The Little Red School is a fun place for kids to jump on their beginning path of music. The school offers state-of-the-art equipment, instructor-to-student lessons and private lessons. They specialize in teaching the art of playing the piano, guitar, bass and the drums. For those interested in pursuing singing, they also offer great vocal lessons.

Music Together Of Monroe/Newtown
180 Flagler Ave.
Stratford, CT  06614
(800) 728-2692

This school offers a fun learning environment to introduce music into the lives of children. Kids as young as babies can learn to enjoy music in their family style community environment that teaches the joys of sounds, beats and music notes. The program offers classes according to ages, so each student can learn and enjoy the curriculum on the same level as their peers. The babies classes are offered to newborns through eight months; the Music Together Big Kids Classes are 60 minute classes offered to kids ages five to seven years old, and they have a mixed aged class. Contact the school to begin the process.

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Wanda Coppage is a resident of New Haven, CT where she works as a Music Director and On-Air personality for anUrban/AC radio station. Her passion for life, music and great entertainment is reflected in all of her endeavors, as a radio personality, thinker and writer, and all things that allow her to creatively express herself. Read more of her work on