Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any fees to participate?

No, all music classes, lessons, masterclasses and performances are free to Tukwila residents!

For students outside of city limits who wish to participate, we simply request a donation of your choice. 

Are there any age restrictions?

Tukwila Kids Make Music welcomes students ages 6-18 to participate in free music classes and lessons. The program is mostly comprised of elementary aged children.

When are classes offered?

Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 (Piano Class) 

Wednesdays 4:45-5:45 (Piano Class)

Thursdays 4:45-5:45 (Piano Class)

We are still enrolling piano students. Guitar, violin and East African drumming classes are currently full. 

Do my children need any experience before starting? 

No. We teach children of all levels and abilities. We do our best to make beginners feel safe and excited to learn a new instrument.

How often to classes meet?

One time every week, all year long. 

Does my child need to own an instrument to participate? 

No, but we recommend daily practice to get the most of out of classes. Learning a new instrument requires countless hours of practice in order to reach mastery. If cost is a barrier to attaining an instrument, speak with director about  scholarships and instrument donations.