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Top Music Programs for Kids in Winnipeg

Published Oct 24, 2019 | Updated Feb 19, 2020

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

Top Music Programs for Kids in Winnipeg

Tauber Music

Tauber Music School is a locally owned and operated educational facility. With 6 locations and over 80 qualified instructors, their goal is to provide quality programs and lessons at an affordable price to all. Low-cost introductory programs, free instrument rentals for beginning students, family discounts, and refundable registration fees give students the most affordable music programs in Winnipeg.

Whyte Ridge Music Centre

Whyte Ridge Music is proud to have been voted Winnipeg's Top Music School in 2015 and 2016. It's a family owned and operated music school and retail outlet. They specialize in electric and acoustic guitar, voice, piano, bass, drums, violin, wood and brass-wind, year-round recording classes, and year-round rock band classes.

Photo Credit: Whyte Ridge Music Centre

Kindermusik Discovery

Kindermusik offers a unique music experience for newborns to adults. Children's programs are carefully designed to fit the different developmental stages as babies grow into toddlers, kindergarteners, and school-aged children. Kindermusik now has five locations throughout Winnipeg. 

Rising Star Academy of Arts

Rising Star Academy of Arts offers music, dance, and theatre lessons under one roof. Group or private music lessons include instruction in musical theatre, piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, and many other instruments. If students wish, they can perform at recitals. Music teachers either have many years of performance experience or university degrees and are very experienced in catering to the needs of new students.

The Music Cellar

The Music Cellar has been in business for over 30 years. Their teaching team devotes themselves to the musical education of our students and takes pride in their innovative techniques. Lessons are offered in drums, guitar, piano, keyboard, bass, and ukulele. They also offer a band program who students who want to play in a group. 

Photo Credit: The Music Cellar

Quest Music Academy

Quest's focus is on individualized instruction, which gives more attention to areas of difficulty and allows students to work towards their personal music goals with their teacher. Quest offers a range of lesson types, including guitar, bass, drum, piano, voice, violin, and viola, and instructors provide students with a range of music books and repertoire. Parents are impressed with the calibre of instruction at Quest. 

School of Rock Winnipeg

School of Rock provides music lessons for musicians of all skill levels and ages. Programs combine individualized instruction with group-band practices so budding musicians develop musical proficiency and build the confidence they need to thrive as a musician. Kids learn how to play music while having tons of fun.

Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts

The Manitoba Conservatory is dedicated to delivering the highest standard of music education for kids and teens of all ages and skill levels. In addition to their individual classes, the Conservatory offers group lessons, which gives students the opportunity to meet new people in the community, boosts creativity, and builds teamwork skills. Whatever stage your children are at in their musical journey, you can sign them up for lessons at the Conservatory. 

Bang A Beat Family-Centred Therapies

Bang A Beat offers an internationally recognized early childhood music program called Music Together. Its classes are based on research from music and child-development theory and include parents and caregiver participation. Classes are mixed ages and support children's language acquisition, social and emotional skills, cognitive growth, and physical development. 

River Heights Music

River Heights has been providing music lessons in the River Heights and Tuxedo areas of Winnipeg since 2000. They offers lessons in piano, sax, flute, trumpet, percussion, guitar, voice, ukulele, bass, and other instruments. All of their instructors have a degree or diploma in music or pedagogy. All music students have the option to participate in a free music recital.

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October 21, 2016, 12:23 p.m. Flag

There is also a fairly new program to Winnipeg (after this article was created) called Music Together that just started offering mixed-age classes (ages 0-5) through Bang A Beat Music Therapy Centre. It has award-winning music on CD's that you get to take home and great teachers. There's a detailed description that can be found at: http://bangabeat.com/music-together-winnipeg/


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