Group Music Classes in Chicago, IL

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Mini Maestros (Ages 3-4)

Multiple times
Your budding musician will love trying out many new instruments, learning about instrument families, singing in different languages, reading beginning music notation, and even composing their own masterpieces! Each activity in class has a specific musical purpose: pitch and rhythmic accuracy, learning intervals, musical form and genre, or ensemble development, along with plenty of dance and movement opportunities for preschoolers on the move.

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Mondays 10:30am – Ongoing Class
​Saturdays 11:00am – Ongoing Class

Younger siblings are welcome to join in morning classes with caregiver participation.

Instrument Explorers
(Ages 5-7)

Wednesdays 4:15 – 5:00 PM
​4/19 – 6/07

This is the perfect group class that will prepare your child for private music lessons. Students will get to play a variety of instruments, and learn about tempi, dynamics, musical form, beginning music notation and more as they explore many genres of music! Space is limited to 6 students per class.

kids with their instruments

Rockin’ Guitars
(Ages 8-12)

Wednesdays 5:15 – 6:00 PM
​4/19 – 6/07

A class specially designed for children who are curious about learning guitar and have no previous experience. Students will be rockin’ it out from the first class while learning about theory, rhythm and strumming patterns, and simple chords!

little kid playing the guitar in the class

Adult Guitar Class I

Wednesdays 6:15 – 7:00 PM
​4/19 – 6/07

​Looking to get started on guitar? Come learn with us in a friendly and relaxed environment. This guitar class is specially designed for beginner adult students. Students will learn open chords, basic strumming patterns and songs in various musical styles to begin their guitar journey.

musician playing the guitar at a concert

Adult Guitar Class II

Thursdays 7:00 – 7:45 PM
​4/20 – 6/08

This class is designed for students who are familiar with open chords and basic strumming patterns and are interested in learning new songs and styles. Come join other guitarists and make some music together

musician playing the guitar outdoors

“Our son has been going to Bucktown Music 1-2x a week since he was 6 months old (he’s almost 2) and we cannot say enough great things about the Kindermusik program and, more specifically, the Bucktown Music staff!”

— Shannon Masson

“Bucktown Music has been amazing for our boys, now ages 4 and 19 months. We have been a Bucktown Music family since our oldest was two months old. His appreciation for rhythm and ability to notice similarities between two seemingly unrelated songs is tremendous. ”

— Tiffany Bedwell Reidy

“I have been taking my kids to Bucktown music since they were babies. They are 6&8 this year and now taking piano lessons. We love the teachers, owners and community of people that we have met there over the years. I highly recommend this business to everyone from babies to adults!”

— Cheryl Jones

“My toddler loves taking music classes here! The teachers are the best and the kindermusic program is amazing for toddlers and babies! I’ve watched my toddler develop a love for music and ability to play instruments.”

— Nikki Schay

“This music lesson studio provides great music education with friendly, knowledgeable, and personable teachers. Their passion for teaching anyone from birth to adults of all ages is unmatchable.”

— Danielle Brown