Top Music Programs for Kids in Vancouver

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Published Aug 24, 2015

All kids enjoy music in some capacity, whether it's a mom & tot sing-along, private piano lessons at the conservatory, or anywhere in between. Here are some of our favourite music lesson providers in the Vancouver area:

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Top Music Programs for Kids in Vancouver


Harmonious Music Studio

For beginners, Harmonious Music Studio offers the Music for Young Children (MYC) program. This is a parent-participation program in a small group setting, which includes keyboard, creative movement, rhythm, ear-training, sight reading, music theory and composition. For students with prior music knowledge, they provide private lessons that accommodate your child’s level and interest, as well as preparation for RCM Piano Examinations.



North Shore Music Together

All children are born musical and ready to learn. North Shore Music Together classes use the Music Together® award winning curriculum to teach Rhythm Competence and Tonal Competence to children. Come sing multicultural songs, dance to African beats, and explore a variety of instruments and props including shakers, drums, sticks, triangles, scarves, the octoband and more!




West Side Music Together

Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood music and movement program for children from birth through age 7—and the grownups who love them. First offered to the public in 1987, it pioneered the concept of a research-based, developmentally appropriate early childhood music curriculum that strongly emphasizes and facilitates adult involvement.




Place des Arts

An established arts centre and music school in Coquitlam, PDA has classes and lessons for all ages and skill levels—from babies to boomers and from recreational to pre-professional training.

With over 40 music teachers on faculty, they offer year-round private music lessons in a wide variety of instruments as well as numerous group classes and ensembles to students of all ages and abilities.



Gateway Theatre

Join Gateway Academy for exciting classes in speech, singing, musical theatre, acting and playwriting. They provide process-based learning in which students be trained to strengthen vital skills for vibrant self expression. Whether you want to gain comfort and confidence in public speaking, sing like a Broadway star, study the fundamentals of characterization and acting, tell your story through writing, or become a musical theater triple threat, Gateway has a class for you!


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