12 Top Mommy and Me Music Classes for Kids in Westchester
It's never too early to share a love of music with your baby. These mommy-and-me music classes for kids in Westchester are a great way to introduce songs into your routine. They can boost your baby's brain power, develop social skills, and foster creativity. These kids activities are also a perfect excuse to let your guard down and boogie to your favorite musical tunes.
Below, we've rounded up 12 mommy-and-me music classes in Westchester for babies and toddlers. Find more classes for kids of all ages in our guide to the Best Kids Classes and Activities in Westchester.
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Amadeus Conservatory of Music — Chappaqua
Parent-and-me music classes at Amadeus cater to little ones between the ages of 4 months and 3 years in two separate sections. Children are introduced to music education through both singing and instruments—from tambourines to maracas. Little ones play peek-a-boo and listen to lullabies. Bubbles, parachutes, scarves, and plenty of social interaction keep kids engaged.
Concordia Conservatory — Bronxville
Why not combine music and yoga? At Concordia Conservatory’s Music Yogis class—geared toward newborns to 3-year-olds with a parent or caregiver—yoga and music are incorporated, plus books and more for a well-rounded introduction to music and movement.
Hoff-Barthelson Music School — Scarsdale
The Guppies program, for 1- to 2-year-olds at HBMS, is a weekly introduction to music—at a music school that’s been around for more than 75 years. Other parent-and-me music classes include Learning in the Lap, for children ages 3-12 months, with gentle song and movement, and Tunes for Twos, which caters to toddlers and teaches vocabulary and large- and small-motor skills through movement and dance.
Groove offers Music for Aardvarks classes to kids ages 6 months to 4 years.
Groove Family Music Jams — Larchmont
Groove Family Music is meeting the moment, planning a second fall season full of outdoor music classes. Its weekly "Jam" sessions are geared toward children ages 3 and younger and their parents. A playlist from Music for Aardvarks is employed with chants, dances, and plenty of musical fun.
Larchmont Music Academy — Larchmont
Great for a mixed-age crew, outdoor, socially distant Kindermusik Family Time! classes are offered to families with kids ages newborn to 6 years. Classes are held at Turtle Park or Kane Park and move to a live-stream format in case of inclement weather.
Music School of Westchester — Larchmont
Slightly older kids—we’re talking 2- and 3-year-olds—can take the Wee Boogie Woogie music class at this school, where “parent participation is recommended.” Kids do everything from singing and dancing to reading and even trying their hand at the keyboard.
Musical Munchkins — Multiple Locations
Musical Munchkins introduces babies, toddlers, and preschoolers to music through instrument play, song, and creative movement through many classes held throughout Westchester. Outdoor classes are planned for September, with programming moving indoors beginning in October.
Mustard Seed Music Studio — Katonah
Mustard Seed Music Studio teams up with Music Together to offer interactive classes for children ages birth to 5 years old. Expect plenty of familiar Music Together tunes and props, like balls, scarves, and parachute play in each class.
Get down in the great outdoors with Shake, Rattle & Roll's parent-and-me music classes.
Shake, Rattle & Roll — Multiple Locations
Located primarily in lower Westchester, parent-and-child music classes here emphasize musical growth and development through singing, instruments, and dancing. An eight-week session is planned for multiple outdoor locations this fall.
Sounds Good Westchester — Multiple Locations
Music Together classes are offered through Sounds Good Westchester, primarily along the Sound Shore. You’ll find mixed-age classes for kids up to age 4, as well as a baby class, specifically for infants up to 7 months. Indoor, outdoor, and virtual classes are planned for the fall semester.
Starlight Starbright Music — Scarsdale, Chappaqua
Starlight Starbright Music is planning a mixed fall schedule, based on the Music Together curriculum, with outdoor classes in Chappaqua and Scarsdale, plus an online option.
Tig & Peach — Pelham
This popular local play space offers a range of classes for kids, including a dance-centric O.M.G—Oomph! Move! & Grove! for ages 1 to 4 years old, led by a professional dance instructor. Its T & P Movement, Music, and Fun class includes music, dance, art, storytime, and plenty of fun. A jazz-centric option is also offered, plus many more all-ages options. Classes are offered both indoors and out.
This post, originally published in 2016, was updated in Augiust 2021. All photos courtesy of the programs