San Francisco Music Together offers 3 locations: Inner Sunset, Outer Sunset, The Haight, and Online.

What happens in class?

  • 45-minute classes: We sing, dance, and play with drums, bells, shakers, castanets, ribbon wands, ukuleles, with a wide variety of instruments and props.
  • Your child learns to sing on pitch and tap to the beat in a NURTURING setting.
  • Classes have a maximum of 12 children with newborns, toddlers, and children up to five years old, including their adult caregivers.
  • We do not expect your child to sing, dance and play instruments in class! It is a RELAXED environment. Children will develop their musicality by coming to class and absorbing what the adults do. 
  • How many caregivers can attend? All adult caregivers are welcome. You can bring grandparents, nannies, etc. Why? You and the adult caregivers around your child are your child's most important role models. Children learn from watching you and listening to the adults in their lives.
  • Do adults sing and dance? Yes! We sing and dance, while the children absorb the language through osmosis. We welcome all voices, regardless of musical ability. You make the program come alive for your child and all of the children in class!
  • What if my child is shy or needs to move? We are highly inclusive. We welcome shy and outgoing children, gentle observers and bouncy movers.
  • What if my child needs to wander? Wandering is very normal for toddlers as they are just learning how to walk. They often need to explore the room. Wandering for a two-year-old is perfectly natural as well. We do request that two-year-olds are gently guided to learn not to run in class for the safety of the infants. However, we know that this is a learning process and that this will take time.
  • Will my child do anything in class or at home? Research shows that what children learn in class will often show up at home, rather than in the classroom. Some children will attend two or three semesters before you see them doing anything musical at all.