In-Person & Online Lessons

You have options! We can teach you virtually right from your home or in-person. We take all precautions! Mask requirements, sanitization stations, proper ventilation, and more.

Drop-In Group Classes

Our students need in-person learning with peers to get back on track for 2022. Why not do it through music! Class sizes strictly limited to 8 students per class. Open to kids 5-12.

Rehearsal Space

Need a space to run a quick rehearsal before a gig? Want to practice without disturbing your neighbors? New to New Orleans, or born and bred and just want to make music? We got you covered!

Why Spreading the Music?

We are a local uptown New Orleans community music school open to all instruments, all skill levels, all ages 5-years old and up, all-genres, all-learning styles, flexible scheduling, and conveniently located. We even specialize in adult music education! Each of our teachers are experienced, professional, and passionate working New Orleans musicians directly feeding music back into our community.

We also support the musician who just needs a place to practice. We rent rehearsal space for individual practicing and bands. Each room comes fully equip and with rates starting as low as $20.00! 


SuhNie Scott

Ms. SuhNie is offering "Sing Like A Princess" (ages 5-15), "MusicPlay" (ages 5-8), "Peter and the Wolf" (ages 5-7), and "Singing Music of the Past" (ages 10-16). All classes are on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Killian Afzalirad

Mr. Killian is offering "Beginner Music Theory" on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, as well as "That Top 40 Feelin'" (intermediate level) and "Pinot and Piano" (21+) on Wednesdays.

Will Buckingham

Bring your ukuleles to "Ukulele for Kids", "Intro to Ukulele" (18+), or "Great New Orleans Songs for Ukulele" (Intermediate/Advanced). Wednesdays with Mr. Will!

Desiree Robinson

Ms. Desiree is offering "Piano for Worship" on Thursdays and Fridays, and "Build A Beat" on Wednesdays.

Candace Crawford

Ms. Candace, our lead teacher and owner of Spreading the Music, is offering "How to Read Music" every Monday.

Siobhan O'Quinn

Ms. Siobhan is still offering the "Music Appreciation" class every Saturday (ages 8-12).

Rehearsal Space 

We have 5 fully furnished classrooms, one of which is home to the renowned Bubble Bath Records! We not only host our regular after-school private music lessons, but we are open to hourly one-time or weekly band rehearsals, individual practice sessions, and teacher studio rental.

Students, teachers, community members,  professional and amateur musicians alike are welcomed! Each room comes fully equipped with an upright piano, speakers, music stands, chairs, drum kits, and more. All we need is you! Our rate starts as low as $20.00 per hour!

Our Services

3-Hour Rehearsals open to the public at only $20.00. Musicians at any level can start practicing today! 

All-instruments, all-levels, all-learning styles, all-genres, on-line, in-person, flexible scheduling, and conveniently located. 

3 Premiere Concerts dedicated to student progress and performance. We also visit local charter and public schools and supply their after-school music program. 

Our Results Speak for themselves! 

We are a local community musical creating a strong foundation for the next generation of musicians. 

Passionate Teachers
Happy Students
Spreading the Music

Commitment to Safety

WE ARE OPEN! Coronavirus or COVID-19 is a major source of concern nationally and internationally. Spreading the Music can do our small community of close to 100 students and families a service by advocating for normalcy and sanitation while schools and businesses close. Online music lessons is the perfect way to do it! Afterschool activity for children or a hobby for adults can do wonders, especially during these times and why have a few weeks inside slow us down?

This must be done  BEFORE ENTERING THE BUILDING to all individuals who step inside of Spreading the Music regardless if you are the one having the lesson. It only takes 1 minute and is our contact tracing shield of armor.  You can  find follow this link here:
There will also be an easy QR Code that you can scan right in the front of the school. You can also text “Send me a Link” to 504-509-5393 and we will send it directly to your phone.

It is required to wear a face covering at ALL-TIMES when inside Spreading the Music. This applies to all teachers, parents, students and community members. It shows, by example, that we are standing together and doing our part to protect ourselves and others.

We will have a medical-grade hand sanitizer provided in the front of the school and wonderful smelling soap in the bathroom. What a perfect place to practice singing “Happy Birthday”!