Are you missing your music lessons due to quarantine during this coronavirus? Is your child a budding musician or wants to learn a new instrument? Here are online ideas on how you can tap into remote music instructors and quality music lessons directly from New Jersey based music companies and how you can bridge the gap while at home.  Also, check out remote theater and performing arts programs

Remote music resources for kids who want to continue to practice their musical talent. 

Remote Music Classes for Toddlers! A Hum Music has been offering Music for Aardvarks classes to communities in Bergen County for over 12 years. During this COVID-19 Quarantine, they're thrilled to continue bringing music, movement, smiles, and joy to young families during this difficult time.  Now offering a 10 week Spring semester gives your children 4 opportunities to engage with us each week, with live classes every Tuesday and Thursday and 20-30 minute pre-recorded music class video with songs and activities for your children to easily participate with on Monday's and Friday's. You'll be able to watch and re-watch the videos as often as you like during the semester. They change up the music each week, but always include your song and activity requests! For more information and to join them please visit their website at or contact them at, 201-615-1292.

One-on-one music lessons from School of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education. They have launched virtual, one-on-one music lessons for its 40,000 students around the world through its School of Rock Remote program. You can gain access to their skilled music instructors and unique teaching techniques. This new offering coupled with School of Rock’s proprietary Method AppTM, SongFirst® approach and Method BooksTM culminate in a comprehensive music learning experience that is fun, educational and safe.  Learn More

Musical Munchkins!  Musical Munchkins is coming to your home! This well-loved toddler music program is offering virtual classes for you in the convenience of your home. You already have everything you need to participate! They bring their unique blend of song-time, movement, instrument play (pots & pans are great), books/storyboards and their adorable puppets. Musical Munchkins continues to offer age appropriate classes for children from 6 months to 5 years of age, but also welcomes siblings of any age to join in for free. Registrants are invited to attend additional classes during the week whenever they like.  Learn more

Musical online broadcast! Rockness Music  invites families with young children to join their musical online broadcast. The classes incorporate live music with, music and movement, dramatic play, STEAM, drumming and instrument exploration.  Enjoy a fun and educational free music class for children ages 0-10 from the comfort of your own home.  402 Main Street, Metuchen, NJ.  Learn more 

Private online lesson packages are available on piano, voice, violin, viola, cello and guitar. Lindeblad School of Music has moved all private lessons and classes online. Through one-on-one instruction, students are guided to develop their unique skills at their own pace while focusing on music theory, repertoire and technique. Our faculty are highly-successful, experienced and caring musicians and teachers.  Lindeblad School of Music. Contact: Shiho Vogel at, 973-439-7292. 101 US 46, Pine Brook, NJ. Learn More

Virtual private lessons and group band lessons for students who have an instrument at home are now offered by Bach to Rock Nanuet. They are using Zoom, a free video conferencing service that can easily be installed on your laptop, tablet, or any mobile device. For ages 5+. Their virtual lessons use today's music to motivate learning - just like at our school.  This is a great way to break up the stay-at-home doldrums by providing connection, learning and after-lesson practice strategies! Contact: Jesse Kurtz at, 845-215-9536. 150 East Route 59 Nanuet, NY  Learn More

Sing, dance, smile, laugh, and rock out from your living room. Adam from Hoboken Aardvarks is bringing his classes online! Join in on the fun! Ask to join the Facebook group "Live music with Adam from Hoboken Aardvarks"
Contact: Adam Roberts at 917-400-4524.  Learn More

Try It Out - Online Piano Lessons! The New School for Music Study has fully transitioned to online instruction for our current students. We are now pleased to offer online piano lessons with flexible daytime scheduling for new students, children (age 7 and up) and adults. Whether you are a beginner, or an experienced pianist, you can sign up for lessons with one of our experienced teachers, and enjoy learning piano in your own home through an online platform. All instructors are highly skilled musicians with special training in online instruction. During this time of uncertainty and disruption to our daily routines, music is more important than ever. Music provides an emotional outlet, engages the mind, reduces anxiety, and offers many other benefits.  Learn More.
Contact: Angela at, 609-921-2900

Free Online Live and Prerecorded Musical Munchies Classes offered by Merry Musicians - Music Together is offering free online live and prerecorded musical munchies for families with children 0-8 yrs old.  Different musical 15 interactive fun experiences for different age groups. We also have instructions on making instruments with household items and sing-along story sessions in our closed fb group Merry Musical families. 973-945-2828.  Learn More


Also, check out remote theater and performing arts programs
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