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Top Music Classes For Kids In Denver

In this day and age, the creativity of our youth is not tapped in schools nearly as much as it used to be. Band and orchestra are not nearly as popular. Thankfully, Denver is home to some outstanding music schools for kids of all ages. So parents, if your child isn't being challenged creatively in school, or just has aspirations to be the next Jimi Hendrix, check out some of these great music classes for kids of all ages in the Denver Metro area.
Swallow Hill Music
71 E. Yale Ave.
Denver, CO 80210
(303) 777-1003

From concerts to lessons, Swallow Hill is one of the premier music venues in Denver. They teach a variety of classes on different instruments, and they have some of the best teachers in the state. Also, their classes are classified by age group, so you know you're putting your young rock star in the right learning environment. They offer both private and group lessons (more information on that here), and teach kids from 6 months to 12 years old. Whether they're just starting out, or trying to take their tunes to the next level, you can't go wrong with Swallow Hill.

School Of Rock Denver
216 S. Grant St.
Denver, CO 80209
(720) 221-6991

Another leader in music here in the city is School of Rock. They teach kids of all ages, even adults, the basics of vocals, drums, guitar, bass and keyboards in a performance-based setting where students get to perform in front of an actual audience. If the performance-based course isn't your thing, they also hold private instruction for both beginners and advanced players looking to better their skills.

Denver Music Institute
4195 S. Broadway
Englewood, CO 80113
(303) 788-0303

If you're looking for more variety, check out the Denver Music institute. They offer private instruction on instruments throughout both the percussion and brass families, as well as singing and voice lessons. They also teach violin, flute and clarinet. Another plus to the Denver Music Institute is they don't do contracts, there are no registration fees, and they offer a free trial lesson so your child will be placed in the right class.

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Rock Life Music Academy
5612 Yukon St.
Arvada, CO 80002
(720) 295-9191

Rock Life Music Academy is another great school for kids looking to learn the basics of drums and guitar. They offer extremely flexible scheduling, and you can learn at your own pace due to the fact that they have a gym membership styled program. You can attend up to two sessions per week, and they offer classes at various times during the day so you can find and choose one that works for you. They also have student jam bands where students of the program can get together and play, showing off what they've learned and gather tips and tricks from their peers along the way.

Mile High Music
2830 W. 44th Ave.
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 366-8655

Mile High Music offers two different classes depending on the age of your musician. The Music Together program focuses on toddlers and preschoolers while the Music Tour deals primarily with 5 to 8-year-olds. At Mile High Music, they focus on building confidence, as well as laying down a musical foundation that further lessons can build upon. If you're just starting out, Mile High Music is the place to go.

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