Best Music Classes in the Bay Area

These Music Classes were voted the Bay Area’s 2017 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.

East Bay

Gold: Music Together. It offers everything from baby and parent classes to mixed-aged classes to Spanish music classes in which language learning is integrated into the experience naturally. Multiple locations. 510-848-7464.

Silver: Bay Area Academy of Music. 5460 Sunol Blvd., #1, Pleasanton. 925-398-8683.

Bronze: Jingle Jamboree Music. 1016 Talbot Ave., Albany. 510-334-8851.


Gold: Music Together. In these interactive classes, babies and young children dance, sing and join their families in making music. Multiple locations. 800-728-2692.

Silver: Myriad Music School. 2250 Palm Ave., San Mateo. 650-574-2844.

Bronze: Mo Music. 1514 Stafford St., Redwood City; 1120 Roosevelt Ave., Redwood City; 1001 Chestnut St., San Carlos. 650-365-5355.

Silicon Valley

Gold: Willow Glen Music School. Offers year-round private lessons in piano, voice and guitar. 1060 Willow St., #9, San Jose. 408-455-8043.

Silver: My Little Conservatory. 1535 Meridian Ave., #30, San Jose. 408-634-4087.

Bronze: Vivace Youth Chorus of San Jose. Multiple locations. 408-885-1746.

San Francisco/Marin

Gold:  Little Folkies. This is a music class for children ages 0-5 and their parent or caregiver, featuring a mix of original songs by Irena Eide and traditional, old-time and bluegrass songs for children. 1515 Church St., San Francisco. 415-669-4121.

Silver:  Music for Aardvarks. Multiple locations. 415-766-7652.

Bronze: Blue Bear School of Music. Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd., Building D, San Francisco. 415-673-3600.

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