For parents looking for music lessons their kids—and they—will love

Sign up for online music lessons
that will inspire your child.

So they can play and create music
they
love right from the start!

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Sign up for
online music lessons
that will
inspire your child.

So they can play
and create music
they
love right
from the start!

Kids can get bored or frustrated with music lessons–and then struggle to stick with them.

(Sound familiar??)

Maybe you did lessons before and they were unsuccessful...

Maybe your child wasn't ready to commit, or they didn't really like their teacher...

Some parents might be thinking:

"Well my lessons weren't fun as a kid, so why should it be any different for my child? And aren't we supposed to MAKE them practice??"

Or maybe... you're just
not sure
if "online music lessons" really work!

We hear you.

  • You want to be absolutely sure before spending time and money on lessons.
  • You want it to be fun.
    (At least you think you do?)
  • You want it to be 100% engaging.
    (You want your kid to like it!)
  • You are tired of disorganized programs that take forever to get back to you. You just want to see a schedule and sign up!
  • You do not want to add another thing to your schedule unless it’s going to be a great fit! (SO MANY SCREENS.)
  • You are BUSY, and online lessons will fit perfectly into your hectic family schedule.

Your First Lesson is Free, so you can try out
our program to make sure the class—and
teacher—are a good match for your child

Whether you decide to continue your lessons or not, your first lesson is always free.

With your First Lesson Free,
YOU ALSO GET...

  • All-Access to Your Family Band
    Our online course for getting the
    most out of music lessons.
    ($97 Value) FREE
  • BMF's Instrument-Buying Ebook
    When you create an account, we'll send you our 5 page Ebook buyer's guide to instruments and setting up the perfect play space at home.
    ($17 Value) FREE
  • BMF's Guitar Books 1 & 2
    PDF download version
    ($60 Value) FREE
  • Pop Chord Progressions Jam Tracks
    Practice along with the most common chord progressions in pop music
    ($27 Value) FREE
  • BMF Member Access to BMFTV!
    What is BMFTV? Fun and educational video music lessons for all ages & skill levels. Learn more here!
    ($97 Value) FREE

What will you learn at Brooklyn Music Factory?

Brooklyn Music Factory has a game-based learning approach to making music, focusing on 4 core music fluencies: Rhythm, Harmony, Melody, and Songwriting.

Our teachers have collaborated on methods and resources that guide our students along their Songwriter's Journey at Brooklyn Music Factory. Each season has 3 goals:

LAUNCH & LEVEL

  • Get to know the student, learn some songs, write a song & do tons of ear training.
  • The teacher also plays lots of BLAM (Big Lessons About Music) Games with the student. Each game will cover 1 of 4 Music Fluencies (Rhythm, Harmony, Melody, and Songwriting) and most games have 15 levels. The teacher gets to know what might be possible this season.
  • The teacher & student will decide on the perfect Songwriting Level to participate in this season (there are 6 Beginner & 6 Intermediate levels).

SONG PREP

  • These 5 weeks are heavy on instrument technique (we call this Skills & Drills).
  • The teacher will focus exclusively on the chosen Songwriting Template and apply each of the 4 Music Fluencies to instrument-specific "Skills & Drills." This is what makes BMF's approach unique: the student learns foundational fluencies all while collaborating on an original song.
  • You can expect your student’s musical Ear, Mind and Body all to get a serious work out.

GIG TIME

  • Refine the performance: What can we do better on our instrument to put our performance over the top?!
  • Meet the band: Your student will find out who they are performing or recording with! At Brooklyn Music Factory, our students perform in bands with each other on songs THEY wrote together.
  • Practice Performing: lots of repetitions of the song. (The pros are great at practicing performing, not just practicing)
  • Record: If you are online, you will record a video of your amazing part and send it off to
    be edited into a music video.

Want to learn more about the Songwriter's Journey?

Click one of the buttons below to view our Songwriter's Journey Templates,
based on real-world songs you probably have heard before...

Beginner Song Templates

"My daughter loved her class. It’s maybe the first online learning thing she’s enjoyed! She does not like Zoom. It makes her very self-conscious and uncomfortable. But not with you! Thank you for making it so warm and comfy for her and the other kids."

-Sarah M


Book Your First Lesson Free So You Can:

  • Find a music teacher your child loves, so you don’t have to worry they don’t like their lessons—or want to quit!
  • Jumpstart your child’s music education with lessons that meet kids at their level with fun games that teach both skills and fluency
  • Watch your child grow, with lots of room for songwriting and creativity.
  • Avoid arguing with your child about practicing. Our students work with their teachers to choose music they want to learn!

"Thanks for providing me with 45 minutes a week when my kid is not saying 'mommy' every 90 seconds!"

-Rachel T.


About BMF

Brooklyn Music Factory has been inspiring musicians and building community in Brooklyn for over 10 years. Co-founders Nate Shaw and Peira Moinester came together with a vision for a different type of music lesson, one that was FUN, INSPIRING and game-based. They imagined a program where kids could collaborate regularly, play together in bands, and learn to think for themselves as musicians. From Nate's basement studio in Brooklyn, to a two-room music school, to a 12-studio facility with 600 summer campers each year, and now—with lessons available nationwide—BMF's community of music makers continues to grow. And a team of incredible teachers has joined us along the way.

Brooklyn Music Factory has now served more than 7,000 families in Brooklyn and around the world, and tons of kids across the country use our curriculum to write songs, play music games and connect with other young musicians!

Our students have written more than 10,000 original songs so far… and that number grows each and every week! (Explore some of our students' original songs on Bandcamp.)

Say hello to a few of our teachers. (Nice to meet you!)

Nate Shaw

Co-Founder of Brooklyn Music Factory
Learn more about Nate's journey–and how he came to dedicate his life to helping kids become lifelong musicians in this inspiring video feature:

Peira Moinester

Co-Founder of Brooklyn Music Factory
Check out Peira's interview with one of our students below!

Ben Healy

Director of Private Lessons, Teacher
Piano lessons are NEVER boring with Ben at the helm!
Hear Ben talk about Club Keyboard, one of our super fun group classes for kids ages 6-8:

More of Our Fantastic Teachers... Let's Play!


"My 7 year old son is learning and practicing piano... because he finds it so fun! He had weekly lessons with another program the previous year, and it's night and day the way he is NOW very interested in music. He's excited to play new pieces for us and he feels proud, and cool! We're very happy with BMF!"

-Alex D.


Music Lessons Kids Love • Ages 4 & Up

When you sign up for First Lesson Free and become a Brooklyn Music Factory member, you also receive:

  • Your First Lesson Free–whether you decide to continue your enrollment with us or not, your first lesson is always free. ($60 Value) - FREE
  • All-Access to Your Family Band–our online course for getting the most out of music lessons. ($97 Value) - FREE
  • Brooklyn Music Factory Instrument-Buying Ebook – Our 5 page Ebook buyer's guide to instruments and setting up the perfect play space at home. ($17 Value)- FREE
  • Brooklyn Music Factory Guitar Books 1 & 2– PDF version ($60 Value) - FREE
  • Pop Chord Progressions Jam Tracks–practice along with the most common chord progressions in pop music ($27 Value) - FREE

Plus–by being a Brooklyn Music Factory member you get...

  • Access to tons of other amazing resources like practice exercises, music games, lesson materials and more– through your BMFConnect subscription.
  • Weekly support and communication from your teacher
  • Connection with other musicians your child's age
  • Songwriting tools and practice habits that your child will use for a lifetime
  • A supportive community! (We are a small business that also loves to lift up other small businesses.)

Total Cost: $261

Today’s Price: $0

To view monthly pricing for private lessons, scroll down, or jump to the Details & Pricing section here.

Why Enroll in Music Lessons Now?

Music can help kids process and express emotions, which is more important than ever during these strange times.
Check out what these parents have to say...

How does music help you?
See what our students are saying:

​Join our community of inspiring musicians​ today!

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How Are Online Lessons at BMF Different?

  • Not your typical lesson - We use an ears-first methodology, while still providing plenty of opportunities to read notation and chord charts. (What pop/rock/jazz musicians read!)
  • Connect with others - Staying connected with others is so important - especially now. Our students play music together regularly, and learn to connect and communicate with others through music. (Yes, even online!)
  • Build confidence & creativity - Instead of bored & frustrated, Brooklyn Music Factory musicians are confident in their creativity & ability to play with others.
  • Game-based learning - We follow our own unique lesson architecture to challenge every student to use their ears—before their eyes—to solve the puzzle of music.

How do online lessons work? Say "Hello" to BMFConnect!

BMFConnect is our one-stop shop for all things Brooklyn Music Factory. Teachers, parents, and students all log into one central location with everything you need for making the most out of your lessons and classes at BMF.

Teachers share reports and materials

Our teachers are trained to send detailed reports and materials for every lesson or class they teach at BMF. With every lesson, you receive:

  • "Weekly Goal" (the ONE thing to accomplish each week)
  • "Skills & Drills" (technique exercises to master your instrument)
  • "BLAM Games" (games that teach Big Lessons About Music)
  • "Songs" (whatever jams you're working on with your teacher that week)

Access reports, communication tools and more!

Your BMFConnect account comes with everything you need for lessons and classes at BMF, including:

  • Lesson schedule
  • Lesson reminders
  • Teacher and admin contacts
  • BMF games and resources shared by your teacher (Play at Home)
  • Tech support and
    EASY access to Zoom
  • Big Music Games
  • BMFTV

Stay engaged with BMFTV and LOTS of games!

BMFTV is BMF's growing collection of online video music lessons for all ages. Families registered for lessons or classes at BMF get unlimited access to BMFTV for FREE, including:

  • Your Family Band
  • Song Lab
  • BMF BLAM Games (in an easy to follow along video format) for any age or instrument.
  • and MUCH MUCH MORE!

"She’s been practicing everyday on her own accord and has it down! The way you handled her rising frustration was brilliant; it gave her the confidence to move forward and not get discouraged. Thank you!"

-Michelle, Mom of an online private lesson student


Private Lessons at Brooklyn Music Factory 

Learning music should be fun. At least that's what we think! Our students play a BLAM game (that's Big Lesson About Music!) in every lesson. These music games strengthen rhythm, melody, harmony and songwriting skills in a fun and engaging way! 

Details: 

  • Lessons available for kids ages 4 and up
  • Choose from 30, 45 or 60 minute weekly lessons
  • Lessons available Monday-Friday from 3:00pm-8:00pm, and Saturday from 10:00am-5:00pm.
  • Choose from piano, guitar, ukulele, voice, bass or drums
  • Easy-to-access virtual lessons (for questions about tech and lessons Visit our Online Learning page!)
  • Excellent communication & support from teachers (both with tech/Zoom and lesson questions!)
  • Nurturing & supportive teachers
  • Game-based learning keeps kids motivated to level up 
  • We teach our students to think for themselves musically - so they can play music with others! 
  • Our private lesson students play at least two gigs/performances a year, one in the winter and one in the spring (Our virtual gigs have been so fun and SO INSPIRING!)
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100% Risk-Free Registration

Brooklyn Music Factory offers a virtually 100% risk-free enrollment period.

If after 2 weeks, it’s not feeling right, we will refund any tuition paid to date.

We only want you to continue on your journey here if this feels like the right community for your family.


"You cultivate a love for music in my son, and I think it's your commitment to nurturing that makes BMF special. He leaves his lesson every week beaming with joy and confidence. "

- Erin M.


Our teachers have only a few spots available.
Book soon to get your top choice time slot and your favorite teacher.
Learn more about our amazing faculty here.

1. Submit your info by clicking "Sign Me Up!" below.

Once you fill out your details, a free BMFConnect account will be created for you.

2. Check your email to log into your account.

Be sure to check your spam folder as well! One click will take you to login to BMFConnect.

3. Choose your class and your teacher! 

Let us know if you have any questions - we are happy to help!

Book My First Lesson Free

MONTHLY TUITION PRICING
(After you've received your first lesson free)

Private Lessons:

  • 60 minute - $340/month
  • 45 minute - $289/month
  • 30 minute - $210/month

*Family Discount: 5% off tuition when two or more family members enroll

*A monthly $4.95 subscription to BMFConnect–Brooklyn Music Factory’s online portal
for lesson materials, recordings, videos, games and more-will also be charged.

What is BMFConnect?

BMFConnect is our one-stop shop for all things Brooklyn Music Factory. Teachers, Parents, and Students all log into one central location with everything you need for making the most out of your lessons and classes at BMF.

Teachers share reports and materials

Our teachers are trained to send detailed reports and materials for every lesson or class they teach at BMF. With every lesson, you receive:

  • "Weekly Goal" (the ONE thing to accomplish each week)
  • "Skills & Drills" (technique exercises to master your instrument)
  • "BLAM Games" (games that teach Big Lessons About Music)
  • "Songs" (whatever jams you're working on with your teacher that week)

Access reports, communication tools and more!

Your BMFConnect account comes with everything you need for lessons and classes at BMF, including:

  • Lesson schedule
  • Lesson reminders
  • Teacher and admin contacts
  • BMF games and resources shared by your teacher
    (Play at Home)
  • Tech support and
    EASY access to Zoom
  • Big Music Games
  • BMFTV

Stay engaged with BMFTV and LOTS of games!

BMFTV is BMF's growing collection of online video music lessons for all ages. Families registered for lessons or classes at BMF get unlimited access to BMFTV for FREE, including:

  • Your Family Band
  • Song Lab
  • BMF BLAM Games (in an easy to follow along video format) for any age or instrument.
  • and MUCH MUCH MORE!

When you sign up for First Lesson Free and become a
Brooklyn Music Factory member, you also receive:

  • Your First Lesson Free–goes without saying, but whether you decide to continue your enrollment with us or not, your first lesson is always free. ($60 Value) - FREE
  • All-Access to Your Family Band–our online course for getting the most out of music lessons. ($97 Value) - FREE
  • Brooklyn Music Factory Instrument Buying Ebook – Our 5 page Ebook buyer's guide to instruments and setting up the perfect play space at home. ($17 Value)- FREE
  • Brooklyn Music Factory Guitar Books 1 & 2– PDF version ($60 Value) - FREE
  • Pop Chord Progressions Jam Tracks–practice along with the most common chord progressions in pop music ($27 Value) - FREE

Plus–by being a Brooklyn Music Factory member you get...

  • Access to tons of other amazing resources like practice exercises, music games, lesson materials and more– through your BMFConnect subscription.
  • Weekly support and communication from your teacher
  • Connection with other musicians your child's age
  • Songwriting tools and practice habits that your child will use for a lifetime
  • A supportive community! (We are a small business that also loves to lift up other small businesses.)

Total Cost: $261

Today’s Price: $0

Book My First Lesson Free

Are you ready to see your child excited about music class each week?