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, PopChoir 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 – Spring Break Day Camps: Registration for our Spring Break day camps is almost full. Camps run from March 24 – 28. Click here for more information and to register.
NEW – Spring Classes – Sunrise & Music Pups: Public registration for new families is underway for our 10-week Spring term of Music Pups and MYC Sunrise sessions! Click here to register!
Summer Camps: Registration for our summer camps is well underway. Click here for more information and to reserve your spot!
Dance Classes/Term 2: Enquire about late starts for Term 2! Click here to register!
Private Lessons/Winter Term: Please contact us directly for information on available Term 2 late start dates and to arrange a placement with an appropriate instructor.
M&P Welcomes Mommy Connections: This month, we’re pleased to sponsor Mommy Connections as they bring their 8-week program to Music and Play to engage moms and babies through interactive and educational classes. Click here or visit their website for more information.
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.
Global TV-Music for your Child: Colleen was back to visit Global TV Morning again – this time to discuss what musical instruments are right for your child. Click here to see the interview.
BLOG…Defying Sanity: Check out our blog for the latest thoughts – click here!
2013-2014 Schedule: To access our full schedules for the 13-14 year, please visit the ’Class Info’ section or click here.
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.
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, 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 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.
Private Lessons: in piano, voice, guitar, bass, theory, sax and flute.
Musical Theatre & Theatre Classes: offered as part of our annual curriculum and through our spring and summer camps!
Dance Classes: a full annual dance curriculum and special workshops!
PopChoir Classes: offered as part of our annual curriculum and through our spring and summer camps!