Music Classes

music studentsCalling all music lovers, young and old. If you’ve always wanted to learn to play the drums or the guitar, or maybe your dream was the keyboard, now is your opportunity to sign up for classes in drums, bass, guitar, keyboard and sax. To find out about space or availability before registering or for more information, call 210-207-3132 for more information.

Music Schedule June 8 - July 18, 2015

Take Note Youth Band

Take Note Band Audition PSA

San Antonio teens, ages 13 to 18, who play keyboards or bass guitar are invited to show off their musical talents with the possibility of joining the City’s award winning Take Note youth band. Check back here for future auditions.

Staff recommends musicians take this opportunity to create a quality audition piece that could potentially allow them to join some of the City’s best young musical talent as they perform year round at various venues and events.

Interested youth should submit a photo and a DVD or CD with a demonstration of themselves that reflects their skill and stage presence on their instrument. Also required is a letter explaining how they can add to and benefit from participation in the band.

Individuals may be selected for auditions based on materials submitted. From audition results, those selected to join the Take Note youth band will be introduced to the concepts needed to perform a variety of styles of music such as pop, rock, jazz and blues in preparation for live performances at venues throughout the City.

The Take Note youth band was recognized by the National Recreation and Park Association for innovative programming in 2013.

TAKE NOTE Band The Parks and Recreation Department’s Take Note band includes vocalists, keyboardists, bassists, drummers, percussionists and saxophonists.

Those chosen from a live audition to be a member of Take Note are introduced introduced to the concepts needed to perform a variety of styles of music such as pop, rock, jazz and blues in preparation for live performances at major venues throughout the City.

The Take Note youth band was recently recognized by the National Recreation and Park Association in 2013 for innovative programming. For more information, call 207-3132.


We would like to recognize Sam Ashe and give them a special thanks for providing space for some of our music classes!