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Calgary’s leading music and performing arts education!  Locally owned and owner-managed, Music and Play is a Calgary performing arts school offering classes in all areas of the Performing Arts. These include Group and Private Music Lessons, Musical Theatre, ShowChoir and Theatre classes and Dance classes for all ages. At Music and Play our students to go beyond the notes, the words and the steps and into the world of creativity and the arts!

NEW – More Fall Classes Added: We have added a new MYC-Sunrise class on Wednesday night as well as a new ShowChoir class (for ages 7-10), a Sunshine 1 class and a new MYC My Choice (unparented) class for ages 9-11 on Mondays. To register please click here.

Meet our 2014/2015 Dance Faculty: We are pleased to welcome three new teachers to our Dance Faculty this fall! Click here to find out more about them and click here to register.

Summer Private Lessons: Do you want to keep developing your playing over the summer? Please contact us directly to schedule an assessment and to discuss what options are still available for summer private lessons in piano, voice, guitar, bass, theory, flute or saxophone. For information on our faculty please click here.

Summer Camps: Thanks for your fantastic support of our summer programs! There is still limited space for our August camps. Click here for more information and to register!

Summer Music Pups: Our 6-week summer Music Pups sessions are sold out! See you in the fall!

Music Adventures Program: Introducing a NEW unparented music class for 3 and 4 year olds at both our Aspen Landing and Scenic Acres locations. For more information please click here.

2014/15 Private Lessons: Fall registration spots are filling quickly! Please contact us directly to schedule an assessment for private lessons in piano, voice, guitar, bass, theory, flute or saxophone and to discuss what options may be available. For information on our faculty please click here.

2014/2015 Music and Theatre Arts Classes: To register for all fall and year-round classes please click here.

The Performing Arts: So what does it really mean to be a performing arts school – and how do you choose?  Before you take the leap, click here to find out all you need to know in our ‘How to Choose a School’ section.

Sibling Care: Are you new to Music and Play?  Do you have more than one child? Click here for to find out about our Create & Play sibling care program and how we make it easy for you to attend classes!


We offer leading curriculums:
Music for Young Children® (MYC): a dynamic, child-centered curriculum for ages 3 through 11. This innovative, parented, Canadian system combines proven music education theories into one comprehensive method of keyboard, rhythm, singing, theory, movement and more.  A fun and imaginative environment filled with games, storytelling and hands-on activities engages children in learning and allows them to explore music concepts while building concentration, self-expression and confidence.

Music Pups®: for ages 0 - 3 , this parented music and movement program is designed to nurture the musical development of young children by involving parents and caregivers in music and movement activities with their child.  Through teacher modeling, play, parent education,  acclaimed CDs, and the joy of the classes, Music Pups provides a catalyst for parents to create a stimulating musical environment for their child.

Music Adventures: in this unparented music and movement program, students aged 3 - 4 sing, listen, move, play instruments and create their own musical world. Using a child-centered model and drawing on the Kodaly method and Orff Schulwerk, the concepts of rhythm, melody, form, and expression will be taught. Students will be exposed to many styles of world music and traditional songs.

Private Lessons: Want to learn music for fun or work towards examinations and competitions? Excellent, you’ve taken the first step towards your musical growth and we have highly experienced instructors who would love to help you! If you are interested in private lessons in piano, voice, guitar, bass, theory, flute or saxophone please contact us directly to schedule an assessment and to discuss what options may be available. For information on our faculty please click here.

Musical Theatre & Theatre Classes:
sing, dance and act – where it all comes together. Offered as part of our annual curriculum and in our spring and summer camps!

Dance Classes:
a full year-round dance curriculum and special workshops throughout the year!

ShowChoir Classes:
build your singing and dancing skills in the style of Glee! Offered as part of our annual curriculum and in our spring and summer camps!