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Concerts for Children in New York

Updated Oct 05 2014 04:43 PM EST with 8 listings
Exposing children to classical music, rock bands, folk music, or choir singing at a young age may inspire them to take up singing or a musical instrument.
Concerts for Children in New York

Alice Tully Hall

Jazz for Young People. Wynton Marsalis performs at these concerts three times a year, usually November, January and March.
1941 Broadway, Lincoln Center NY 10023 65th St., Tel 212-721-6500
Subscription: 212-875-5050; Website: lincolncenter.org

Amato Opera Theatre

Opera for children. Performed on Saturday mornings and last about 1 & 1/2 hours. Ages 5 and up.
319 Bowery, East Village NY 10003 corner of 2nd St., Tel 212-228-8200
E-mail: info@amato.org; Website: amato.org

Blue Note

"Cat in the Hat Jazz Jam for Kids" Hosted by Chuck Mangione. These concerts involve the kids. They can bring instruments and play jazz arrangements. Usually held in March or September.
131 W. 3rd St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 at 6th Ave, Tel 212-475-8592
Website: bluenotejazz.com

Carnegie Hall Family Concerts

The holiday concerts are given on six Saturdays a year. There is a workshop before each concert which involves the children and sparks interest.
152 W. 57th St., Midtown NY ( at Seventh Ave.), Tel 212-247-7800

Growing Up With Opera

The Metropolitan Opera Company sponsors operas for kids, entertaining and in English, in different spots around the city. There is also a cast party following the performance where kids can enjoy cookies, punch and the performers.
Various locations, Tel 212-769-7008

Haydn Seek

Classical music concerts for the younger set. A tape of the music is sent out in advance so your young ones can be familiar with the music at the concert. Given in a classic brownstone.
302 W. 91st St., Upper West Side NY at the Greek Orthodox Church), Tel 212-877-4475

Little Orchestra Society, The

Concerts for the younger generation, aged 5-12. There's also "Lolli-Pop" concerts for the 3-5 age range. Audience participation is encouraged.
330 W. 42nd St., Hell's Kitchen NY 18 Tel 212-971-9500
Fax: 212-971-9501

New York State Theater

Family series of opera for children. Performed in about an hour and the price is reasonable. There is a fun workshop before the concert.
20 Lincoln Center Plaza, Lincoln Center NY On Broadway at 64th St, Admin 212-870-5500
Tickets: 212-870-5570; Website: lincolncenter.org