Instrument and Music Classes for Kids in the South Suburbs

Music is such an important part of a child’s growth and development. Whether it be dance parties to shake off some afternoon energy, lullabies before bed, or singalongs around a campfire, music can bring joy, comfort, or just fun to our everyday activities! Check out some music classes for kids in the area and places to go for lessons to get your little one started early.

Music Classes for Kids in Chicago’s Southwest Suburbs

Music Classes for Little Kids in the South Suburbs

Miss Angie’s Music
Locations vary; classes available through various park districts (Frankfort, Oak Forest, Palos Heights, Oak Lawn, and Lagrange Park).
(708) 359-9325

Music with Lindsey
Miss Lindsey offers My First Music classes in Orland Park, as well as a YouTube channel with free online courses for kids.
Orland Park, IL
(312) 813-0186

Music Together
Classes available at various locations (Bolingbrook, Palos Park, and Lockport).
(800) 728-2692 or (815) 302-7590

Musikgarten at Simply Music
13919 E. Illinois Highway
New Lenox, IL 60451
(815) 462-3400
Simply Music offers the Musikgarten program designed to foster musical love and ability in early childhood.

Evolution Music of Orland Park
15636 S. 70th Court
Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 468-8158
Rockstar classes for kids 8-18 and toddler rockstar classes for those aged 4-7.

Also check out your local library and park district for music classes!

Instrument Lessons for Kids

Please note the particular instruments taught under each location.

Jake’s Music
11624 S Pulaski Road
Alsip, IL 60803
(708) 597-2210
Guitar, keyboard, saxophone, flute, trumpet.

Guitar Center
7250 South Cicero Avenue Suite C
Bedford Park, IL 60629
(708) 563-0529
Guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, vocals, band and orchestra, and recording software.

Blue Island Music
2408 Union Street
Blue Island, IL 60406
(708) 388-2488
Piano, drums, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, electric guitar, sax, trumpet, clarinet, flute, voice/musical, theater/opera, keyboards, ukulele with focus in classical, jazz, rock, blues, alternative, folk, gospel, or heavy metal. Other classes include music theory, improvisation, ear training, playing by ear, sight reading.

Guitar Center
4271 W. 167th Street
Country Club Hills, IL 60478
(708) 799-0315
Guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, vocals, band and orchestra, and recording software.

Dave Kohut Guitar and Bass Instruction
5202 Midlothian Turnpike
Crestwood, IL 60445
(708) 586-7002
Guitar and bass guitar.

Horizon Music Studios
10036 S Kedzie Avenue
Evergreen Park, IL 60805
(708) 424-2330
Piano, drums, guitar, bass, banjo, mandolin, organ, accordion, and woodwinds.

Down Home Guitars
11 S White Street
Frankfort, IL 60423
(815) 469-6321
Guitar, drums, piano, violins, ukuleles, and other stringed instruments.

The Music Connection Frankfort
9370 W. Laraway
Frankfort, IL 60423
(815) 464-4434
Bass, cello, drums, flute, guitar, piano, trombone, viola, violin, voice.

Axes Music
19634 S La Grange Road
Mokena, IL 60448
(708) 478-5869
Banjo, bass, drums, guitar, lap steel, mandolin, piano, violin, voice.

All About Music
19108 Wolf Road
Mokena, IL 60448
(708) 479-0440
Guitar, Piano, Voice, Ukulele, Flute and Acting/Audition Preparation.

School of Rock Mokena
9613 W. 194th Street
Mokena, IL 60448
(708) 479-7625
Guitar, bass, keyboards and drums.

Simply Music
13919 E. Illinois Highway
New Lenox, IL 60451
(815) 462-3400
Piano, guitar, violin, viola, and brass instrument lessons.

House of Music
15900 Haven Avenue
Orland Hills, IL 60487
(708) 403-9903
Guitar, bass, keyboards, flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor sax, baritone sax, piccolo, oboe, bassoon, and other woodwind instruments, trumpet, trombone, baritone, euphonium, tuba, snare drum, bass drum, toms, cymbals, bells, glockenspiel, xylophone, marimba, violin, viola, cello, stringed bass, ukulele, banjo, harmonica, and voice lessons including solo, choir, and acapella.

Evolution Music of Orland Park
15636 S. 70th Court
Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 468-8158
Drums and Guitar.

The Music Connection Orland Park
10751 165th Street
Orland Park, IL 60467
(708) 364-7590
Bass, cello, drums, flute, guitar, piano, trombone, viola, violin, voice.

Lettuce Play Music
1300 Ravinia Place
Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 349-6900
Piano, guitar, bass guitar, banjo, saxophone, clarinet, flute, piccolo, oboe, trumpet, cornet, trombone, violin, viola, cello, percussion, and voice.

Midlothian Music
15645 S. 94th Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 403-3733
Guitar, bass guitar, piano, drums.

Music with Lindsey
Orland Park, IL
(312) 813-0186
Piano.

Music Way
14273 Wolf Road
Orland Park, IL 60467
(708) 226-6990
Piano, guitar, drums, violin, and voice.

Muzicnet School of Music
307 Main Street
Park Forest, IL 60466
(708) 481-9870
Piano, organ, drums, guitar, bass, woodwinds, brass, strings, percussion, voice.

Westgate Music School
6527 W. 127th Street
Palos Heights, IL 60463
(708) 586-7002
Guitar (electric and acoustic), bass (electric and upright), piano, drums, voice, banjo, ukulele, brass (trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba), woodwinds (flute, clarinet, saxophone), orchestral strings (violin, viola, cello, bass).

Palos Music Instruction
10604 S Roberts Road
Palos Hills, IL 60465
(708) 974-8002
Piano, guitar, drums, brass, woodwinds, recording, and voice.

Music Lessons with Laura
10300 W. 131st Street
Palos Park, IL 60464
(708) 687-9337
Piano and voice.

The Music Shop
16752 Oak Park Avenue
Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-2535
Guitar and drums.

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About the Author

Claudia Coyne
Having grown up in Palos Park, Claudia has a great love for the southwest suburbs and the hidden gems of the area. Claudia currently lives in Tinley Park with her husband and four children (two girls, ages 6 and 4 and two boys, ages 3 and 1). Cabin fever with four children can get rough, so they’re always looking for new and exciting adventures outside of the house! During the warmer months, you’ll find her and the family at the pool, out on nature walks, grilling in the yard, or at the zoo. And pick a park, any park… Claudia’s kids possess a magical super power of being able to detect the nearest park within a 5 mile radius, so there’s always a stop off on the way home to discover new playgrounds! When the cold comes, they like to craft, hibernate at the library or indoor play places, and play in the snow. In her tiny sliver of free time, Claudia enjoys sewing, photography, and baking.

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