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Registration for Summer Session 2024 now open!

We are ramping up for our upcoming Summer Session 2024, which will begin on June 3rd and end on July 26th. Summer is a great time to try something new and to think outside the box. We will be offering private one-on-one lessons for multiple instruments as well as engaging group opportunities for beginning to advanced musicians. Everyone has a place at The bART! Pre-register below.

Click here to view and register for summer programs!

African Drumming at Kendall Whittier Elementary School

COMMUNITY PROGRAM: Led by bART teaching artist Leslie Brown, each participant engages with percussion instruments (djembes or djun-djuns) and works toward public performances that ...

Summer Session 2024

Registration for Summer is now open. Summer Session begins June 3rd and goes through July 26th.

The Barthelmes Conservatory

The bART Center for Music’s Conservatory Division welcomes you to a unique program in the Tulsa area, designed to guide music students towards success in professional, university...

bART Instrument Petting Zoos

COMMUNITY PROGRAM: The bART Center for Music offers Instrument Petting Zoos yearly in collaboration with our community partners.


The composition program at the bART provides students the opportunity to realize the music that they imagine. All styles and genres are encouraged.

Early Childhood Music

COMMUNITY PROGRAM: Led by bART teaching artist Jenny Kane, the children are directly engaged in music and movement activities twice weekly during their school hours.

Guitar Club

COMMUNITY PROGRAM: Students learn guitar playing skills and develop creative, intellectual and technical abilities to meet the needs of artistic self-expression, along with the ski...

Group Piano for Beginners

This is a fun class for children to develop basic music skills while exploring the keyboard. Students will learn to play simple songs on the piano, as well as learn the fundamental...

Group Violin for Beginners

Learn violin and make some friends along the way, with Robin Smith! This class is intended for children between the ages of 7 and 10 years old.

Harmony for Heroes Collective

COMMUNITY PROGRAM: Harmony for Heroes Collective is focused on making a positive difference in the lives of military individuals and their families through music education.

Midday Mix

COMMUNITY PROGRAM: The bART Center for Music invites Tulsa music professionals to share their talent and experience with at-risk high school youth in Tulsa’s alternative schools ...

Music & Movement for Toddlers

Parents and children will have the opportunity to learn fun songs and nursery rhymes together, use a variety of musical instruments, and enjoy movement and dance while in class. A ...

Music Production

We're offering a shiny new program at The bART this fall: Music Production! As the world of music evolves, it has become more practical and important for the well-rounded musician ...

Music Theory

Whether you are studying privately with one of our bART teaching artists or studying privately outside of our school, our Music Theory classes are open to young musicians of all le...

Private Lessons

Piano, Jazz Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar (acoustic and electric), Ukulele, Double Bass, Electric Bass, Flute, Voice... and more!

RAPS 101

COMMUNITY PROGRAM: RAPS 101 teaches songwriting, collaboration, and self-expression, empowering youth to be heard through music.

World Percussion

COMMUNITY PROGRAM: The bART's World Percussion program provides a dynamic cultural experience through the language of music and communicates the history of global rhythm in a fun l...