After School Music Academy Blog

Making music and encouraging movement in K-8 classrooms
across California

The ELOP After-School Program Where Kids Can Be Kids

The ELOP After-School Program Where Kids Can Be Kids

We believe there’s creativity in every kid's soul. At After School Music Academy, this belief fuels our mission to bring music and movement courses to children at the earliest ages. This is confirmed the more we know about the benefits of music education,...

A Guide to Music and the Arts for An ELOP Coordinator 

A Guide to Music and the Arts for An ELOP Coordinator 

Great communication, dynamic school partnerships, unique classes, and excellent staffing set an ELOP class apart from regular school programming. Crafting unique learning experiences for kids is an art form at After School Music Academy. We devote countless hours to...

Harmonize Your Learning With an After-School Group Piano Class 

Harmonize Your Learning With an After-School Group Piano Class 

After School Music Academy offers a dynamic group piano class designed for K-12 students in California. Our expert instructors create a supportive and engaging environment where young musicians can learn to read music and progress on the piano. Students can play...

Transforming Futures With Our Expanded Learning Opportunities Program

Transforming Futures With Our Expanded Learning Opportunities Program

Learning in groups is a very important tenant of our expanded learning opportunities program. Most of us learn best when we collaborate and create out of spaces that are inspirational, encouraging, and safe. After-school programming is a great way for students to...

How Our Music and Dance Academy Maximizes Student Potential

How Our Music and Dance Academy Maximizes Student Potential

As parents and educators, we all want the best for our children. And part of that means maximizing the potential of our kids through creativity and play. The primary passion of our music and dance academy is to nurture the gift of expression. Let's dive into how our...

Designing Your ELOP Music Lesson Offerings for The Year

Designing Your ELOP Music Lesson Offerings for The Year

Music and movement are powerful tools for enhancing creativity in kids and fostering a love for the arts. ELOP (Extended Learning Opportunities Program) coordinators constantly seek ways to enrich students' educational experiences in their district. One excellent way...

Building Consistent After-School Music Programs for Your District

Building Consistent After-School Music Programs for Your District

What do creativity, consistency, and fun have in common? After-school music programs! While the first months of school can bring hectic schedules, a rush of activities, and a lot of stress After School Music Academy aims to be something students look forward to at the...

Top Three Music Classes for Kids That Inspire and Engage

Top Three Music Classes for Kids That Inspire and Engage

As music educators, we want our kids to excel in all aspects of life. One of the most valuable gifts is helping kids explore and nurture their talents and interests in music and movement from an early age. After-school music and movement classes instill essential life...