Music plays an important role in a child’s development and the best part about it is that you can start your little bubs off at a super early age. With a wide range of classes and workshops to choose from, you could be looking at the next Mozart or Adele in the family! Little Steps have strummed around the island for our top picks of music classes just for your kids.
More Music Classes For Kids In Singapore
Metropolitan YMCA offers music classes for children aged 3-6 years and keyboard classes for children aged 5-8 years. The Music program encourages children to learn through creativity and improvization. Children learn to differentiate pitch, create rhythmic patterns, play different percussion instruments and express themselves musically.
The Keyboard program uses a rolled-up keyboard to teach children basic keyboard techniques, note-reading, musical terms and aural skills. They will also build their confidence by performing songs on the keyboard in an ensemble. They additionally offer online lessons for Keyboard in groups of 4, which allows them to specially cater to the different needs of each child.
Tribe Virtual Academy presents Tribe School, which teaches kids to play the ukulele and compose songs that advocate for change by addressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which include no poverty, zero hunger and climate action. Kids personalize their own ukulele with an art jam, learn to play the ukele in 60 minutes and discover how music can help make a difference. There's a BabyJam Bootcamp for ages 2 - 4 years with parents while the Tribe Kids Bootcamp is suitable for 5 – 18 years. Learn virtually 24/7 - there's virtual global access with personalised live one-on-one Zoom calls.
Seimpi's Music for the Intelligent Mind (MIM®) program was developed for children from 12 months old to 7 years to help nurture the left and right brain. The syllabus gradually guides students to explore the richness and excitement of music through play, activities and musical games.
Registered with Ministry of Education (MOE), Singapore, Seimpi's MIM® program is now officially accredited by the London College of Music Examinations (LCME), part of the University of West London, and is the first pre-school program endorsed outside of the UK. Since March 2011, MIM® students are awarded certifications by LCME upon successful completion of the LCME-MIM Assessment.
Kiddos from as young 6 months old can join in the joy of music and movement at Creative Hearts. Their Early Childhood Program helps to develop motor and communication skills, while older kids will be able to train their vocals or instrument skills if they aspire to be the next Taylor Swift or Bruno Mars. They can even expand their love for music to categories like musical theatre, songwriting and music theory!
Creative Hearts, 2 Pandan Valley, #01-200 Acacia Court, Singapore 597626, +65 8767 9761, www.creativehearts.sg
From playgroup sessions for toddlers to ukelele lessons for kids 4 years and above, Muse Arts has plenty of options for your musician in the making. Introduce rhythm and melodies to your kiddo in their Music And Movement class, or sign up for their Holiday Workshops that combines song and dance with drama or arts and craft. Fancy a birthday party? They can also host a music-themed celebration for your child’s big day!
Muse Arts, 866A Tampines Street 83, Singapore 521866, +65 8883 3057, www.muse-arts.com.sg
For lessons in music with a cause, sign your little one up at Mandeville Conservatory! Here, they encourage stronger passion for music by giving back through community service. Kids can choose between individual classes for focused attention, or group lessons to make friends with fellow budding musicians. Specific lessons for violin and piano are also available. With enough practice over time, students can also sit for the ABRSM practical and theory examinations to get officially graded.
Mandeville Conservatory, Thomson & Marine Parade, www.mandevilleconservatory.com
For those with singing superstars, MADDspace offers a slew of courses. From Vocal Training to Performing, they have the key courses to get you started. Look out for their annual recitals, termly showcases, Instagram, Facebook & TikTok Live sessions for their parents to check on their child's progress. They even run their own Recording Studio where their students can record their own covers and Music Videos! Choose from leisure-based singing classes or a more structured exam/performing class. Their Pop Vocal and Musical Theatre Syllabus is based on the London College of Music (LCM) syllabus - a popular and prestigious organization well respected across the world. If you are looking at challenging yourselves a little, they also have a whole series of singing performance-based classes available - including Show Choir ensembles, Acappella groups, Pop groups, Musical Theatre Crew, and more.
MADDspace, +852 6802 4072, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.maddspace.com.sg
MADDspace @ Orchard 2, Orchard Link, #02-27, #05-01, Singapore 237978
MADDspace @ The Chevrons, 48 Boon Lay Way, #01-17, Singapore 609961
Ossia Music School is one of the oldest music schools in Singapore, with 6 locations around Singapore to make lessons convenient. They also have over 100 experienced and friendly instructors, who will be able to assist kids and their interests in instruments such as guitar, drums, violin and keyboards. Free trial lessons are also available, so that kids can practise and see what they enjoy learning best!
Ossia Music School, multiple locations, www.ossia.edu.sg
Offering music lessons every day of the week, Silversnow Music School will cater to students of all ages and of all interests – such as piano, violin, guitar and flute classes. Bathroom singers can also learn to become professional ones with their vocal classes. Besides their experienced teachers and engaging lessons, kids can also look forward to annual recitals and graded examinations.
Silversnow Music School, Katong, Bukit Timah & Aljunied, www.silversnowmusic.com
Yamaha is the go-to school to start off your child's musical journey. Their music curriculum is designed to engage preschoolers and school-age children so that they develop a life-long love for music. Through a combination of imagination and exploration, your little ones will learn to embrace music spontaneously. The philosophy of Yamaha Music School is to nurture the musicality that everyone is born with, develop their ability to create and play music, and encourage the joy of sharing music.
Yamaha Music School, multiple locations,
In MYC, children meet in small groups, in their own age category, once a week for an hour, accompanied by an adult who participates in the program. The program lasts from three to five years, depending on the age of the child, with each year typically consisting of 36 lessons. All MYC programs cover certain material, designed for the development learning abilities appropriate to the age of the children in the program. The curriculum for each level is carefully geared and paced to the abilities and learning styles for that particular age.
Music For Young Children, multiple locations islandwide, www.mycsingapore.com.sg
Our Music Studio has a long list of programs for you to choose from. The Musical Babes Class is for babies to 1.5-year-olds where you will learn how to stimulate your child’s learning through vocal play, object/instrument exploration, and creative movement. The Rhythmic Tots class is for 18 months to 3 years where you can get your child rocking, marching, rolling, tapping, clapping, and moving to the beat. Melodic Kids class is for 3 to 4.5-year-olds where preschoolers learn the various elements of music through instrument play, drama, dance/movement, games, and literature.
Our Music Studio, 163 Tanglin Road, #03-11B Tanglin Mall, Singapore 247933, +65 6467 1789 or +65 9824 0198, ourmusicstudio.com.sg
Teacher Ping School of Music believes in using a positive environment and doing whatever it takes to bring out the best in children. Made up of a group of talented teachers, the school is always experimenting, creating games, and new ways of doing things. Their Baby Music Classes are always raved about by parents. Not only does it lay a strong musical foundation for the child, it also provides a bonding experience that strengthens the relationship and understanding between parent and child. The school also offers violin lessons, aural training as well as piano lessons.
Teacher Ping School of Music, Alexandra and MacPherson, +65 9737 3627, teacherping.com
A leading music school in Singapore, Aureus Academy has multiple locations and an extensive range of music lessons available. They offer piano, vocal, drum, violin, cello, guitar, brass, and music exploration lessons! For little tots aged 3 to 5 years, the Musical Toddler course exposes them to the joy of making music and classes are packed with a myriad of activities. Not too sure about which to enrol your child? Register for a free trial!
Aureus Academy, multiple locations, https://www.aureusacademy.com/
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