Friday, August 31, 2012


Our Fall Session will be September 25th - December 4th (No class 10/16 or 11/20).  Classes will be held at the Carlsbad Dove Library Meeting Room.

1:30-2pm Family Music for Babies and Toddlers (ages 0-3)
2:10-2:50pm Preschool Music Class (ages 3-5)
3:30-4:30pm Children's Performance Show Choir (ages 7-12)*

* We will accept up to (4) six year olds into this program.  Please e-mail us before registering a six year old to make sure there is still room.  

Family Music for Babies and Toddlers  (Newborn - 3 Years)
Participate with your child for 30 minutes each week in singing, chanting, moving, dancing, listening, and playing simple instruments. These weekly classes are action-filled for toddlers - full of energy, often on the move, always exploring and learning - and their parents. Together you’ll sing, chant, move, dance, listen, and play simple instruments, all activities that bridge the natural connection between music and movement through four wonder-filled semesters. 

Carlsbad Dove Library Meeting Room
Tuition $100

Register Here:
Student's Name
Student's Age

Preschool Music Class (Ages 3-5)
Celebrate your child’s love of nature and growing independence through activities involving the four seasons (40 minute class). Developed to build attention and self-expression, activities include singing, chanting, moving, focused listening, musical games, exploring musical instruments, creative movement and storytelling. This class nurtures your growing child’s ability to use language and participate in dramatic play within a musical context.

TUESDAYS 2:10-2:50PM
Carlsbad Dove Library Meeting Room
Tuition $120

Register Here:
Student's Name
Student's Age

Children's Performance Show Choir
(Ages 7-12)*
Sound System Kids is proud to present the opportunity for children to participate in show choir. This performing group will meet weekly to learn songs and dances that will be performed at the semester's end. Boys and girls will enhance their ensemble singing and dancing skills, gain confidence in performing, and learn to work together as a team.  Vocal technique and music education will be emphasized during rehearsals.  Performances will be held in December and will include a variety of holiday songs.
* We will accept up to (4) six year olds into this program.  Please e-mail us before registering a six year old to make sure there is still room.  

TUESDAY 3:30-4:30PM
Carlsbad Dove Library Meeting Room/Auditorium
Tuition $200 (not including costume fee)

Register Here:
Student's Name
Student's Age

Registration and Payment may also be mailed to:

Sound System Kids
2319 Caringa Way #58
Carlsbad, CA 92009

Please include check payable to Sound System Kids, Name of Class, Student's Name, Student's Age, Student's Gender (show choir only), Address, Phone Number, and E-mail Address.  Space is limited, so please e-mail us at to let us know your registration is in the mail.  

Friday, August 10, 2012

Pizza Party

Flippin' Pizza Fundraiser coming soon!  Take a break from the kitchen and join us on Wednesday, August 15th, 5-9pm at Flippin' Pizza in La Costa.

Come fill up on yummy, high quality pizza and support music education in our community.  Plus, no dishes!  Mention Sound System Kids and 50% goes back to our organization helping us bring more music education to our kids.

That night we'll be handing out 50% off coupons for our early childhood classes coming this fall.  Yay!  More music for more kids!  That's what we're all about.

Take a moment to check out this article on the importance of music education.  

Thursday, August 9, 2012

FREE Performance!

Our FREE performance is around the corner!  Please join us on Friday, August 17th, 4pm at the Carlsbad Dove Library Auditorium for our performance of How to Eat Like a Child (and other lessons in NOT being a grownup).  Children ages 7-11 will perform after a week of our summer musical theater camp.  Doors open at 3:45pm.  Seating is first come, first serve and is limited so come early!

Many volunteers have helped to make this event come together.  A great big thanks to:

Pat Atkin
Dennis Mathis
Dave Pendergrass
Bob Poppleton
Brian Poppleton
Shawn Record

More thank yous to follow.  We are overwhelmed with the help and support!  Thank you!

San Diego Symphony

The San Diego Symphony is now selling tickets for their upcoming season!  Check out these great family concerts.  What a fun way to engage young children in classical music!  Click here for pricing.


The San Diego Symphony's Family Festival concerts introduce children of all ages to the beauty and fun of classical music!
  • All concerts are performed in the afternoon and are just one hour long.
  • The concerts are both educational and entertaining and are most suited for kids ages 4 to 12, although all are welcome.
  • There are always fun pre-concert activities starting at 1pm, including the “musical petting zoo.”
  • Children two years and younger can come for free and sit in Mom or Dad’s lap.

Sunday, November 11, 2012, 2pm
Ken-David Masur, conductor
Join instruments from all over the world as San Diego Symphony musicians will go for the gold in various events such as the low note limbo and the fast note dash!

HOLIDAY POPS (Family Festival Edition)Sunday, December 23, 2012, 2pm
Matthew Garbutt, conductor
San Diego’s favorite holiday music tradition returns!

THE MAGIC OF MOZARTSunday, January 27, 2013, 2pm
Ken-David Masur, conductor
This concert explores the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of one of the world’s most popular composers with some of the greatest music of all time.

MUSIC FOR ALL OCCASIONSSunday, April 21, 2013, 2pm
Ken-David Masur, conductor
Join us for a journey through all those cherished life moments (birthdays, graduations, dances) made better by music!