• The Music School of San Mateo

    Welcome to The Music School of San Mateo, a joyous integration of music and movement for children from sixteen months through third grade. Since 1983 children from Pacifica to Palo Alto have participated in this unique educational program.

    • individual attention in a small-class setting
    • hands on, active learning that fully engages your child
    • warm, friendly and welcoming environment
    • well-trained and enthusiastic staff

    Our Teaching Methodology

    We base our music teaching on the work of Carl Orff – famed Austrian musician, composer and pioneer in the field of music education.

    We believe that children learn best by active play: clapping, singing and chanting, drumming a beat, finding a melody on a xylophone, moving and dancing, and by playing rhythmic, singing and music theory games.

    Call us at (650) 400-9808



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Our Covid Health Plan

Smaller classes of parents, caregivers, and children, will come together for some musical fun! To keep everyone safe, masks will be mandatory for ages 2 and up. Handwashing/sanitizing will be required before, during, and after class, as well as physical distancing at all times. Participating adults will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to the start of their child’s first class.