What's New

Jul 31, 2020
Fall 2020 Registration Now Open!

We can't wait to make music online with all of you this fall! With a full menu of class options, we are confident that your family will find exactly what you need at Alley Bell Music to continue your musical journey! Classes begin September 14, 2020.

COVID-19 Update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all classes at Alley Bell Music will be temporarily suspended starting Monday, March 16th. Registered families have received an email with additional information regarding this, and we will reopen and continue on with our spring semester just as soon as we feel it is safe to do so! Much love to you all during this crazy and unprecedented time❤️

Pre-Register for Spring Classes!

Currently enrolled families may per-register for Spring semester classes NOW! Open enrollment for new families will begin on February 8th!

We are open Thursday, 1/16!

All classes are on a regular schedule for Thursday, January 16th!


All classes canceled for Wednesday, 1/15. We look forward to making music with you again soon!

Inclement Weather 1/14

Stay safe and warm, my friends! No classes today. 


Stay safe and warm, my friends! Decisions regarding classes later in the week will be made by 8am the day of class. 

We’re in the Edmonds Beacon!

Congratulations to our fabulous teacher, Mrs. Elizabeth on her feature in the Edmonds Beacon! We are so proud of the work you did at Camp Sparkle this summer, and we’re delighted to be able to share our studio instruments for this special summer camp! https://edmondsbeacon.villagesoup.com/p/edmonds-teacher-brings-music-to-children-affected-by-cancer/1826759

Jul 18, 2019
Mrs. Elizabeth is in the news!

Our very own Mrs. Elizabeth was featured in a lovely article with My Edmonds News! To read the article, please go here: https://myedmondsnews.com/2019/07/opera-singer-and-youngsters-make-music-together/

Music Together® con Español Demo!

Have you been curious about our newest offering, Music Together con Español? 


Come and experience Music Together with the added twist of Spanish language immersion in our special demonstration class with Mrs. Elizabeth! 


No previous Spanish language experience required. 


Space is limited, please reserve your spot by clicking on the demo scheduler!

Pre-Registration for Spring!

Pre-Registration has begun for our Spring 2019 classes! If you are a continuing family, please check your email inbox for your special pre-registration code! This spring’s Tambourine Collection features 25 fabulous songs and chants, including three songs that are brand new to the Music Together curriculum! Open registration will begin February 21st for new families!


Aaaaaaaand we’re back!

Classes will run ON TIME for Thursday, February 14th!

Inclement weather 2/13

Mother Nature has defeated us yet again! But, we can still make Music Together! We invite you to tune in for a special Snow Day Singalong on 2/13 at 3pm on the Alley Bell Music Facebook page!

Inclement Weather 2/12

Crossing my fingers that this will be the last snow day of the season. I’m sorry, friends! No classes Tuesday, February 12th. Our last day of winter classes for Tuesday families will now be April 2nd. If that date conflicts with your schedule, please take advantage of our makeup scheduler to choose an alternate snow make up date!

Inclement Weather 2/11

Our top priority is keeping our teachers and the families we serve SAFE! In lieu of classes tomorrow, we invite you to tune in at 10am to a live Facebook broadcast with Miss Sarah! Find a few things in your kitchen that could be used as makeshift musical instruments and join us for a snow day singalong!!

Round 2!

The second round of snow has arrived! It should come as no surprise that ALL CLASSES FOR SATURDAY FEBRUARY 9TH ARE CANCELED. An additional class will be added to the end of the semester on Saturday, March 23rd! Stay safe!!

Inclement weather Friday

Classes will be running as scheduled for Friday, February 8th. A decision will be made regarding Saturday morning classes by 8am Saturday morning. 


Inclement Weather Thursday

Classes are running at regularly scheduled times for Thursday, February 7th. Please take advantage of the make-up scheduler if you are unable to make it to your scheduled class.

Inclement Weather Wednesday



Please stay safe above all else, and make use of the make up scheduler if you choose not to come today!

Inclement Weather Announcement

We’re calling it early! No classes tomorrow. Impacted families may use the make up scheduler to arrange an alternate make up time if the addition of an extra week at the end of the semester does not work with their schedule. 

It’s a Snow Day!


NO CLASSES for Monday, February 4th! We will look forward to seeing you again soon.

Feb 03, 2019
Inclement weather

Our first snowfall of the year has arrived! Please check back tomorrow morning for information regarding our inclement weather schedule for Monday classes. Decisions will be made by 8am. We will post our decision on the website, Facebook and Instagram. Stay safe, everyone!

Nov 06, 2018
¡Hagamos algo Nuevo!

Join Miss Elizabeth for Music Together con Español- a bilingual English/Spanish version of the Music Together mixed-age class you know and love!

It’s perfect for Spanish speakers looking for a more accessible way to experience Music Together, as well as for those who want some exposure to the Spanish language through music. For all families, it’s Music Together con un giro—with a twist! It is not required that you speak Spanish to join the class. 

Oct 05, 2018
Meet Our Apprenticing Teachers!

Mariah Fraser joins Alley Bell Music this fall as an apprenticing teacher! Mariah holds a B.A. in Music from Western Washington University, and completed her Music Together Teacher Training in April 2018. Mariah has extensive performing experience, having spent time in New York collaborating with a well known singer/songwriter, and also singing with the small ensemble Vespr here in the greater Seattle area. Mariah is mom to seven year old twin girls, and can't wait to begin making music with all of you!

Elizabeth Ylaya joins Alley Bell Music this fall as an apprenticing teacher! Elizabeth holds a B.M. and M.M. degree in Voice Performance, and performs professionally as a lyric mezzo soprano. Elizabeth will be attending her Music Together Teacher Training the end of October. She looks forward to not only teaching Music Together Mixed Ages classes, but also introducing Music Together Con Español to Alley Bell Music in January!

Aug 03, 2018
Nomination - Please vote!

Alley Bell Music had been nominated in the category of Top Family Destination in the 2018 Winnie Family Favorites Awards! Please vote for us daily from now until September 5th using this link! https://winnie.com/family-favorites. Share the link with your friends!

Jul 10, 2018
First Edition of New Songbook!
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The first edition of our new family songbook series is here! Each song in the Fiddle collection is brought to life through colorful and engaging illustrations by award-winning artist Jaime Kim. The new book will inspire your family to play with music all week long!

Read more about Jaime Kim on her website: https://www.jaimekim.com.

May 10, 2018
Thank you My Edmonds News!
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Thank you My Edmonds News for the lovely write-up!

Alley Bell Music’s Sarah Richàrd honored at Music Together Convention

Apr 17, 2018
New Edmonds Studio Location!

We have exciting news!! Alley Bell Music has received final building inspection approval for our new Edmonds Studio! All Monday and Tuesday morning classes will begin meeting in our new facility next week! We'll be working hard to get everything ready this next week, and can't wait to open our doors to all of you!
 Edmonds Studio:
 143 5th Ave N
 Edmonds, WA 98020

Feb 16, 2018
Pre-Registration Opens Feb. 19th

Current Families: Check your emails! Your pre-registration codes for Spring and Summer classes have been sent!

Nov 14, 2017
Winter Bells Collection!

Join us for the BELLS Collection in January! This upcoming semester, you’ll learn twenty-five songs and activities, including a rousing new rendition of the American folksong, “Alabama Gal”—great for dancing with a partner even when you’re not at a hoe-down! In addition to your weekly classes, your tuition includes materials for you to use at home, access to the online Family Music Zone, and a family newsletter full of resources and music-making ideas!

Oct 29, 2017
Winter Registration Now Open!

Registration is now open for Winter 2018 classes at Alley Bell Music!  We hope you will join us as we explore the 25 songs and chants in Music Together's Bells Collection!  Studio locations in Edmonds, Lake Forest Park and Lake City.

Jun 22, 2017
Beach Play Date - June 30th!

Join Miss Sarah and her kids for a musical play date on the beach!  Just look for our blue pop up tent at Brackett's Landing Park!  Hello Song and short sing along Friday, June 30th at 10:30, followed by full enjoyment of low tide!


Jun 12, 2017
Fall Class Registration!

Pre-Registration for Fall classes begins July 1st!   A preview of our Fall 2017 class offerings is available on our website Class Schedules page. 

Jun 02, 2017
Summer Registration

Our summer semester classes in Lake Forest Park and Edmonds are already half full! Reserve your spot in our six week summer session soon!

June 15th Update:  Summer Classes are filled to full capacity!  Thank you!  Please see our class schedules for Fall Quarter.  Pre-registration begins July 1st!   

May 29, 2017
Hello Everyone!
Registration for summer Music Together classes at Alley Bell Music is now open! Our shorter 6 week summer session is the perfect introduction if you are new to Music Together. Come sing, dance and play with us!! Mondays at the Northwest Ballet Center in Lake Forest Park or Tuesdays at Bloom Early Education in Edmonds! 
Mar 05, 2017
Teach Music America


Alley Bell Music is proud to be participating in "Teach Music America" Week happening from March 20-26! Music schools nationwide are uniting to offer free demonstration classes to students during this week. Please check out our list of demonstration class times.   Click Here for Demo Class Scheduler
Feb 24, 2017
Spring 2017 MARACAS Collection!

Join us for the fabulous MARACAS collection this spring! Open registration begins March 1st! This spring, let the Maracas Collection take you and your child on a magical musical journey! Take the “Train to the City,” jump with “Jack be Nimble,” leap like a fish with “Brincan y Bailan!”  Click Here to Register!


Feb 21, 2017
Hello To Our Critter Friends!
The surprises continue at our Edmonds studio! Roscoe the hibernating turtle has been joined by a colony of stick bugs!


Feb 20, 2017
Spring Registration/Demo Classes

Open registration for spring and summer Music Together classes at Alley Bell Music begins March 1st! To preview our class offerings or to register for one of our upcoming FREE demonstration classes.   Click Here for Demo Class Scheduler


Aug 01, 2016
Lake City Grand Opening!


Alley Bell Music is delighted to be opening it's third location at Kennelly Keys Music in Lake City this September!

This new location will allow us to finally offer Saturday morning classes, allowing dual working families the opportunity to be involved in our program.

Aug 01, 2015
August 2015 Edmonds Beacon

We were featured in the Edmonds Beacon!



August 2015 Shoreline Area News

We were featured in Shoreline Area News this week! http://www.shorelineareanews.com/2015/08/early-childhood-music-classes-begin-in.html

July 2015 My Edmonds News

Our upcoming demo classes were given a shout-out in My Edmonds News! We hope to see many of you at these fun community events! http://myedmondsnews.com/2015/07/artfully-edmonds-phoenix-theatre-launches-24-hour-festival-plus-outdoor-jazz-thursday-saturday/

May 2015 My Edmonds News

Miss Brenna and Miss Sarah were featured in the latest Artfully Edmonds column of My Edmonds News. Thank you, Emily Hill, for the wonderful article! http://myedmondsnews.com/2015/05/artfully-edmonds-part-1-young-edmonds-artists-and-arts-opportunities/

September 2013, My Edmonds News

Our fall semester 2013 offerings have been featured in My Edmonds News!


Nov. 2013, My Edmonds News

We have been featured in the My Edmonds News Favorite Holiday Gift List 2012! Check out the article below!


2012 Edmonds Patch

Check out the article that was published about Alley Bell Music in the Edmonds Patch!



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