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Music, Dance and Art

Music lessons

Music for Everyone (MFE) is a cooperative program with the cities of Brooklyn Park, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope and Plymouth.

We offer private and group lessons to students of all ages. Call Alyssa Krumholz to arrange your private lesson time prior to registration: 763-509-5224.

Music lessons offered

In Brooklyn Park, we offer the following lessons:

  • Private piano 
  • Private woodwinds

Additional lessons in guitar and voice are available in member cities. Please register in the city where the lessons will take place.

Registration information

  • Register for lessons in the city in which lessons take place. State your lesson time upon registration.
  • Lessons in Brooklyn Park are held in the CAC Music Room.
  • Must be at least 7 years old to register for private lessons.
  • All students must bring their receipt to their first private lesson.
  • No make-ups will be offered.
  • Scholarships are not available for music lessons.

Fee

Number of lessons Costs for residents Cost for non-residents
12 lessons $274 $284

 

Music instructors

Music for Everyone instructors have varying musical backgrounds. They are trained in performance of a particular instrument, as school music teachers, or in musical theater. All of the instructors in Music for Everyone are passionate about music and strive to nurture that same love of music in their students.

Piano

Beginner to advanced, ages 7 and up

Lessons include basic and advanced keyboard technique, sight reading, basic music theory, and ensemble playing.

Woodwind/Brass

Beginner to advanced, ages 7 and up

Develop tone, rhythm and music reading skills while enjoying a variety of musical styles.

Register for music lessons

Sign up for music lessons

Dance classes

The Brooklyn Park Dance program’s philosophy is to teach the fundamentals of dance by making dance fun for all abilities. Self-esteem is more important than perfection. Being able to enjoy the “art of dance” and feel comfortable performing are the major objectives.

Dance classes offered

We offer instruction in:

  • Tap, ballet, jazz
  • Pointe
  • Adult classes

Make up classes for current dancers

Mondays

Location Time Class
Crestview Elementary 5:30 p.m. Grade 4
Crestview Elementary 6:15 p.m. Grade 3
Edinbrook Elementary 6:15 p.m. Adults
Edinbrook Elementary 7:15 p.m. Pointe, Grade 9 to 12
Edinbrook Elementary 8:45 p.m. Grades 10 to 12
Woodland Elementary 5:30 p.m. Preschool, 3 to 4 years
Woodland Elementary 6:10 p.m. Kindergarten
Woodland Elementary 6:45 p.m. Grade 5
Woodland Elementary 7:30 p.m. Grade 6
Woodland Elementary 8:20 p.m. Pointe, Grades 6 to 7

 

Tuesdays

Location Time Class
Edinbrook Elementary 5:45 p.m. Kindergarten
Edinbrook Elementary 6:25 p.m. Grade 1
Woodland Elementary 5:30 p.m. Grade 3
Woodland Elementary 6:10 p.m. Grade 2
Woodland Elementary 6:45 p.m. Grade 4
Woodland Elementary 7:30 p.m. Grade 5

 

Wednesdays

Location Time Class
Edinbrook Elementary 5:45 p.m. Grade 2
Edinbrook Elementary 6:20 p.m. Preschool, 3 to 4 years
Edinbrook Elementary 7:00 p.m. Grade 4
Woodland Elementary 5:30 p.m. Kindergarten
Woodland Elementary 6:10 p.m. Preschool, 3 to 4 years
Woodland Elementary 6:45 p.m. Grade 1

 

Thursdays

Location Time Class
Edinbrook Elementary 6:15 p.m. Preschool, 3 to 4 years
Woodland Elementary 5:30 p.m. Grade 5
Woodland Elementary 6:10 p.m. Grade 1
Woodland Elementary 6:45 p.m. Grade 6
Woodland Elementary 7:35 p.m. Pointe, Grades 6 to 7
Woodland Elementary 8:10 p.m. Grade 7

 

Register for dance classes

Sign up for dance classes

Art classes

Kidcreate Studio’s award-winning art classes allow kids to explore art in an environment full of giggles and grins. Kids create fridge worthy masterpieces while learning art concepts and experimenting with different art materials. Curriculum is age appropriate and designed to inspire. Classes provide a fun, self-esteem building atmosphere full of “I did it” moments. Making a mess is the best with Kidcreate Studio!

Christmas cookie-making party with Kidcreate Studio

Ages 4 to 9

Kids love decorating Christmas cookies! Moms hate it—what a mess! Kidcreate to the rescue! We will work on multiple cookie-themed projects, including decorating real cookies. This is art the kids can eat!

Sparkles and butterflies with Kidcreate Studio

Ages 4 to 9

Come to this class and get your sparkle on! The kids will go crazy as they create multiple projects with a sparkly butterfly theme. These masterpieces will shimmer and glimmer with sparkles and glitter! Please pack a nut-free snack and drink for your child.

Positively Pokemon art class with Kidcreate Studio

Ages 5 to 12

Is your child mad about Mudkip? Passionate about Pikachu? Then this is their class! We will create a bunch of clay projects with a Pokemon theme. Please pack a nut-free snack, lunch and drink for your child.

3D Minecraft masterpiece with Kidcreate Studio

Ages 5 to 12

Your Minecraft master will love this class! They will construct 3D diorama of a Minecraft scene. But that's not all. The kids will create Minecraft characters to add to their diorama out of Model Magic clay. Steve would love this class! Please pack a nut-free snack and drink for your child.

Register for art classes

Sign up for art classes

More information

Visit Kidcreate Studio

Contact us

Community Activity Center (Recreation and Parks Department)

5600 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to the Community Activity Center

Summer hours

Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, closed unless we have a scheduled event or activity
Hours may vary based on events and activities.

Phone and email

Jen Gillard
763-315-8459
Email Jen Gillard

 
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