Brooklyn Music Factory

600 Degraw St., Brooklyn, New York 11217

Latest Updates

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-11-11

Last night was a blast! Thank you to Byron Isaacs & Peter Cole of Lost Leaders for sharing your music with us, and Nikolaus Schuhbeck for hosting a great show.

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-11-11

Thank you to veterans everywhere for your service. Happy Veterans Day.

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-11-10

"This is the kindest music school I've been to." - Lucy, Age 5 And that's how we like to end our week at Brooklyn Music Factory <3 Hope you all have a fantastic end to your week as well!

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-11-10

5 Reasons WHY you have to see THE LOST LEADERS (The show is TONIGHT! Have you gotten your tickets yet?) 1) Learn what it’s like to work with some of the world’s most famous artists! 2) How to combine a Touring Musician’s Lifestyle with raising kids in Brownstone Brooklyn! 3) How does one maintain a local presence AND tour the world at the same time! 4) What are the real constraints of working at the highest level of Musicianship? 5) Ask Byron what Bono is like in person!

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-11-09

BMF band A to Q will open the next Friday Night Lights concert TOMORROW night at 7:30pm. Don't miss it! Featuring Byron Isaacs (of the Lumineers!) and his band The Lost Leaders. Grab your family's seats for this live music event TODAY!

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-11-08

BMF Touring Band 'Lavender Lake' recorded their first original song this week. Here's some behind the scenes footage of the session. We can't wait to hear the finished track! P.S. This is not their audio --- stay tuned for final mixes, and their CD release Spring of 2018!

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-11-07

Songwriting is all about telling stories- our own, and inventing new ones! Here's a sneak peak into a songwriting session at our day camp today.... what will happen next??

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-11-07

An inside look at your camper's day! Our Election Camp bands will write & perform a song with their band in ONE DAY!

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-11-07

Election Day Camp is off to a great start! Each band is writing a song in JUST ONE DAY. Just a reminder - BMF is OPEN today, see you at your regularly scheduled private lesson and band classes!

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-11-06

In case you missed it- There was a LOT of excitement at BMF last Friday night!! We were part of an episode of CAKE BOSS complete with a Songwriting Birthday Party and of course BLAM Games, featuring BMF Girl Pop Band 'Off Blue.' It was a total blast, and we can't wait for the episode to air in 2018. #cakeboss #songwriting

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-11-06

Tomorrow is Election Day and that means public schools are CLOSED! We have a few spots left in our Election Day Camp. Go for a day of creative music making and fun (instead of calling a babysitter!) Sign up now!

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-11-02

“It was really to get more involved with instruments. To actually learn to play rhythms and tunes, rather than just learning to sing a song or follow along, which seemed to be what most of the other programs were doing. They’re now interacting with a real drum set and piano, and playing a song with each other which I thought was really unique.” – Mary, a MiniKeys Mom

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-11-02

The final count is in - our community raised $2070 towards hurricane relief in Puerto Rico, Houston, and Florida at our last Friday Night Lights show. Thank you to everyone who donated here in New York, and from across the country!

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-11-01

Check out BMF Touring Band Lavender Lake at the Park Slope Halloween Parade last night. They sounded AWESOME, and were channeling some Eddie Vedder for sure. Look out for their first original song - to be recorded this week! (Unfortunately, band member Oliver had to miss the show. We are looking forward to hearing the whole band soon!)

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-10-31

Our Early Bird Camp Special starts TOMORROW for BMF Community Members & Past Campers. Our camp had a waiting list of over 100 families last summer!!! Be an Early Bird and book your camp week early!

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-10-31

Happy Halloween from BMF! We absolutely LOVE this Major/Minor pumpkin carved by one of our students to match the Major/Minor faces Big Music Games. So cool!! Hope everyone has a safe & spooky Halloween. P.S. Just a reminder, there are NO private lessons or band classes today 10/31.

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-10-30

"My daughter takes private piano lessons and we love that in addition to learning all of the things you'd expect from a piano lesson, she's also learning how to improvise, how to play with other musicians and how to write her own songs. All of this and she's only 6! I can't wait to see where she'll be in a few years." -A Happy BMF Mom We love helping kids find their creative voice through songwriting and playing music with others! Thank you for sharing thoughts like these with us.

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-10-30

Please note that we are CLOSED tomorrow 10/31. This means no private lessons or band classes on Tuesday. Happy Halloween!

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-10-30

Looking for a great live music event for the ENTIRE family? Our last FNL show was an absolute BLAST, and we had a TON of kids and families show up for a night of live music and good company. Our next Friday Night Lights concert on Nov. 10th will feature Byron Isaacs (of The Lumineers) and his band The Lost Leaders. BMF Touring Band A to Q will open the evening- it's going to be awesome! Reserve your family's seats today.

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-10-27

BMF Touring Band A to Q will play at 12pm tomorrow at the Brooklyn Bridge Park Harvest Fest. There's also arts & crafts, an obstacle course, face painting, and a pumpkin patch! 🍁🍂🎃 Pier 6 - bring the whole family!

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-10-27

We are very pleased to welcome Byron and his bandmate Peter Cole, with their band The LOST LEADERS to BMF’s main stage on Friday, November 10th. We can’t wait to ask Byron about touring with U2 as a member of The Lumineers during the band’s historic “Joshua Tree” tour, and share his wisdom and experience with YOU, our devoted FNL audience. BMF Touring Band A to Q will open the evening with a set of their original music. Grab your Tickets NOW!

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-10-27

Our new home is getting homier by the second! We've got brand new guitar hooks on the wall of our guitar studio thanks to John, our amazing facility manager. Digging that turquoise electric guitar.....

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-10-24

Calling all musicians! If you are looking for the perfect way to spend the day on either Election Day (Nov. 7th) or MLK Day (Jan. 15th) - NYC public schools are closed both days, Brooklyn Music Factory has created the ultimate one day band songwriting experience. It’s a day off from school and it can be a day on for making music! Limited space available, reserve your camp spots today!

@Brooklyn Music Factory 2017-10-23

“Being in a band is 10% performing, [which can be scary], but the truly fun part is the learning part, which keeps my brain active and exercises that same part that’s active when you play sudoku or chess.” Curious? Join us THIS Wednesday from 7-9pm for our first ever Adult Band Open House. Hear one of our adult bands in action, see what goes on in a band rehearsal, even sit in with a band and try it out.

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Growing Musicians • Building Community


We believe in music classes that inspire musicians & bring joy.
Our proven game-based curriculum has helped musicians grow, create, and build community for over 7 years. We offer bands, private lessons, camps and birthday parties where students of all ages are inspired to develop the skills of being a musician through games, fun and the simple act of making music together. Discover the perfect class for any age. Piano, Guitar, Drums, Voice, Bass. Ages 4-Adult. Class availability Monday-Saturday.


Lot Parking No
Street Parking Yes
Valet Parking No

Operating Hours

mon2:30 PM - 10:00 PM
tue2:30 PM - 10:00 PM
wed2:30 PM - 10:00 PM
thu2:30 PM - 10:00 PM
fri2:30 PM - 10:00 PM
sat10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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