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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 – 2014/2015 Classes: Public registration for all fall classes is now open. For class info click here.

NEW – Summer Music Pups: Registration is now open our 6-week summer Music Pups session. Click here to register.

Spring Classes -  Music Pups: The spring term of Music Pups sessions is underway! It’s not too late to join. Click here to register!

Summer Camps: Registration for our summer camps is well underway. Click here for more information and to register!

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.

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!