Best Music Classes in the Bay Area

These Music Classes were voted the Bay Area’s 2019 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.

Silicon Valley

Gold: The Music Place. Celebrating 35 years of quality music education. Tuition assistance, sibling discounts, group classes available. Multiple locations. 408-445-2787.

Silver: Willow Glen Music School. 1060 Willow St., #9, San Jose. 408-455-8043.

Bronze: Musical Me/Music Together. Multiple locations in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties. 831-438-3514.

SF and Marin

Gold: Music Together of San Francisco. Expert early music education for infants and toddlers through kindergarten. Multiple locations. 415-596-0299.

Silver: Little Folkies. Multiple Bay Area locations. 415-669-4121.

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


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: California Conservatory of Music. 950 Woodside Road, #2, Redwood City. 650-670-3810.

Bronze: Mo Music. 1514 Stafford St., Redwood City. 650-365-5355.

Bronze: School of Rock San Mateo. 711 S. B St., San Mateo. 650-347-3474.

East Bay

Gold: Mr. D’s Music Club. The award-winning singer, songwriter, composer, producer and owner of Mr. D’s Music Club has been in the music business for more than 20 years. The program offers after-school music classes and a summer camp. 6013 Lawton Ave., in  St. Peter's Church, Oakland. 510-329-7020.

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

Bronze: Music Together. Multiple locations. 510-848-7464.

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