The Sound Of Music

These song, dance, and instrument classes are hard to beat.


Courtesy School of Rock Denver

A Child’s Song
The Kindermusik classes here are parent-inclusive and geared for newborns to 5-year-olds, including those with special needs such as ADD and autism. The curriculum stimulates and strengthens your child’s mind while also  providing a bonding experience through song, dance, and instruments. 

Gymboree Play & Music, Denver
With music classes for kids ages 6 months to 5 years old, your little rock stars can dance and sing to a variety of musical styles, learn about instruments and musical terminology, and enhance their social skills.

School of Rock Denver
Dealing with an angsty tween or teen? Let them release some frustration in one of the many classes or programs offered here. If they’ve ever dreamt of playing in a band, this school’s curriculum allows them to do just that, including a performance program that prepares students for live performances at local venues.

Songs for Seeds Denver
Named “Best Kids’ Music Class” by New York magazine, this 45-minute weekly class held at Timbuk Toys gives  newborns to 6-year-olds the opportunity to sing, dance, and play while a live three-piece band jams out with them.

Swallow Hill Music
A Denver music staple since 1979, this nonprofit offers private lessons, group classes, camps, and concerts. The entire family can try out ukuleles, hand drums, mandolins, banjos, fiddles, mini-pianos, and more as part of their Instrument Petting Zoo, which can be requested for events six weeks in advance.

Note-Able Events

Symphonic Tribute to Comic Con
FEB. 8
Comic Con may be a few months away, but you can still put on your best Wonder Woman or Luke Skywalker costume and listen to the Colorado Symphony play popular scores from Comic Con-themed movies and video games.

Ella Enchanted
FEB. 1–MAY 22
A musical fit for a princess! Follow Ella and her whimsical friends on a soul-searching journey through the land of Frell in this recent stage adaptation of the beloved fairy tale book by Gail Carson Levine.

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