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Welcome! Contact us for your FREE First Lesson. Enrollment is ongoing throughout the current school year and summer months. Here’s the latest update.
- Guidelines at Myriad. Our #1 guiding principal has been simply that our school remains a safe place for students and teachers. We continue to follow and model our local School District’s current directives, San Mateo’s Environmental Health Services, and the Department of Public Health, Policy & Planning.
- Our students enjoy a cleaner-than-ever-before learning environment with medical-grade air purification system in every classroom. 100% of our Teachers are fully vaccinated and boosted. We continue to offer BOTH on-site lessons and virtual options.
- Visit our COVID Safety Measures page for more details and protocol.
Enrollment is on-going! It is never too late to join our music classes, dance classes or private lessons. Register online anytime.
We offer smart choices for smart parents looking to give their Preschoolers, Children & Teens a positive, successful experience in their music classes and private lessons. Adult lessons & classes too! Our school specializes in a magical staircase approach for all programs. This is based upon understanding brain development and coordination bench marks for key ages. Combining our research, development and experience, we observe success and confidence in all music and dance skills, from our youngest to our most advanced students. Strong foundations, thoughtful sequencing, and caring mentoring creates musicians and dancers for a lifetime.
Smart Choices for Your Child
Parents of younger children may find it challenging to choose a music or dance experience that is both successful AND enjoyable. Getting this right from your child’s beginning stages will make all the difference in his / her future, long-term success. We’ve created a powerful guide for you, backed by over 16 years of success, preparing children with excellent musical literacy, strong ear-training skills, and the coordination needed for future success on any musical instrument, or in any dance style.
Peruse this quick guide below and click on the program name to learn more. Need assistance in making a great choice? Fill in the form below and we’ll give you quick assistance, along with a free first lesson!
Dance Classes: Ages 3 & up
Myriad’s Dance Academy offers many wonderful classes and dance styles, from preschoolers through advanced teen dancers. Visit Myriad’s Dance Academy page to learn more. Need assistance in making a great choice? Fill in the form below and we’ll give you quick assistance, along with a free first class!
Music Classes & Lessons: Ages 3 & up
3 year olds begin with our Preschool Music Class. Next, we recommend Mini Piano Plus first for all 4 & 5 year olds, as the piano is literally the ‘king / queen of all instruments’ giving your child the best foundation! Then progress to Superstars, where piano lessons continue, with the addition of ukulele and drum-kit. Students may then then branch off, choosing from the following: Mini Strings (Violin and Ukulele Ensemble), Mini Singers, Kids’ Ukulele Band, or Piano / Guitar / Violin Teams. It all depends on what your child’s interests are. Young musicians are so much more informed and confident after a complete immersion in some of the classes listed below. This comprehensive, fun pathway prepares your child well for success and happy progress in future private Lessons on a single instrument. Check out the exciting options summarized below for your child! Click on the program name for more in-depth information. You’ll see how we layered the ages to give you ample options. We want you to know more about these special choices for your child. Need assistance in making a great choice? Fill in the form below and we’ll give you quick assistance, along with a FREE FIRST CLASS!
Preschool Music: Ages 3-4
This preschool music class is the complete keyboard / ukulele / note & rhythm-reading class children ages 3-4 need to be able to understand the foundations of all basic musical concepts. A hands-on musical experience with our Myriad Music Alphabet friends, our giant floor keyboard, and Myriad’s unique keyboard song book.
Mini Strings: Violin & Ukulele Ensemble: Ages 5-7
Beginning violin skills (complete with adorable 1/4-sized violins), combined with continuing ukulele skills, learning ensemble songs the children really enjoy. A continuation of Superstars, with more strings & fretted-instrument focus.
Mini Singers: Ages 5-7
For new singers, or graduates of our Superstars classes who really love to sing. Children learn how to use their voice safely, breath correctly, project their voices through super fun songs and choreography. These singers truly gain performance poise!
Mini Piano Plus: Ages 4-5
Piano is truly the ‘king/queen of all instruments’, the one instrument that teaches everything one needs to know to learn any other instrument. This is the most important foundational instrument for all musicians. preparing children with the skills they will need to succeed in piano first. Begin the process of playing the piano, while reading music, notes and rhythms, on several other bonus instruments. These lucky students are receiving a rich, well-rounded experience, with the piano as the primary, central focal point.
Superstar Young Musicians: Ages 5-6
Super fun and smart trifecta of Piano, Ukulele & Drum-kit Lessons in one awesome class!
Piano Teams: Ages 6-9
For new young pianists or graduates of our Superstars Classes. Teams students excel at the same rate as private piano lesson students, with double the fun! A favorite for our young pianists! Results show that these students have a very high retention rate. These students stay dedicated to their piano studies, through Piano Teams and beyond for their future private lessons years.
Violin Teams: Ages 6-9
For new violinists or graduates of our Superstars Classes. Teams students excel at the same rate as private violin lesson students, with double the fun! A favorite for our young violinists! Results show that these students have a very high retention rate. These students stay dedicated to their violin studies, through Violin Teams and beyond for their future private lessons years.
Guitar Teams: Ages 6-9
For new guitarists or graduates of our Superstars Classes. Teams students excel at the same rate as private guitar lesson students, with double the fun! A favorite for our young guitarists! Results show that these students have a very high retention rate. These students stay dedicated to their guitar studies, through Guitar Teams and beyond for their future private lessons years.
Kids’ Ukulele Band: Ages 7-10
For new Ukulele Students or graduates of our Mini Strings Ensemble. This is where the band experience really takes off, with the soprano, tenor, and baritone ukuleles and percussion adding so many interesting choices. Check out the Kids’ Ukulele Band page to learn more!
Glee Singers: Ages 8-10
For new Singers or graduates of our Mini Singers. This is where the ‘Glee ‘ experience really takes off, with singers exploring solos, harmonies, musical theater and popular repertoire complete with fun glee choreography that gives our singers lots of confidence on stage!
Private Lessons: Ages 6 & older
Ready to delve deeper into a dedicated instrument? We are looking forward to being your private music teachers!
Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Voice, Violin, Viola, Flute or Trumpet lessons.
Music For All Ages
Music For All Ages
We offer smart choices for smart parents looking to give their children a positive, successful experience in their music classes and private lessons. Programs for all ages: Kids, Teens, Adults and Preschoolers too!
Dance For All Ages
Dance For All Ages
Classes for all ages & levels. This is the perfect cozy, non-intimidating, environment for dancers to create something special together – a quality dance program that is a great fit for kids, teens and adults!
Summer Camps and Classes
Register Early for Summer Camps & Classes!
New Season opens for Registration January 1st!