Welcome to Carnegie Hall Kids, a kid-friendly website that invites children ages 5–12 to learn about music through interactive and fun activities. Carnegie Hall Kids ignites imagination in children, offering activities that both encourage musical curiosity and develop knowledge of musical concepts.

Through a fun and engaging interface, kids can learn more about the history of Carnegie Hall as well as a variety of musical genres and traditions. All activities in the portal are free, available on all devices, and accessible around the globe.

At Carnegie Hall Kids, you’ll get to:

  • Discover fun facts about music with our quizzes

  • Explore the world of music through our interactive maps

  • Assess our YouTube for Kids channel and videos that feature artists, musical concepts, and our sing-along series, Sing with Carnegie Hall

  • Play exciting games that explore music making and the orchestra

Enjoy the experience and let us know what you think!

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Nick Radford

Photo and Video:

Ah!Puch!Records! Berliner Philharmoniker Kent Jenkins aka Snubby J L.A. Percussion Rentals NASA Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Sky Cam Video


“He's Got The Whole World In His Hands” Traditional Performed by Marian Anderson Courtesy of SCI US By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment

“This Land Is Your Land (Live)” Written by Woody Guthrie Published by TRO – Ludlow Music, Inc./Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc. Performed by Pete Seeger Courtesy of Columbia By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment

“Make Our Garden Grow (From “Candide”) Words and Music by Leonard Bernstein, Richard Wilbur © Universal Polygram Int. Publishing, Inc. on behalf of Leonard Bernstein Music Publishing Co. (ASCAP) Performed by John Williams and the Boston Pops Orchestra Courtesy of SCI US By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment

“I’m On My Way” Written by Rhiannon Giddens, Joe Henry Children of Llyr (BMI) / Hipgnosis Notes/Plainspeak Music (ASCAP) Performed by Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi Courtesy of Nonesuch Records By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing

“Just a Closer Walk with Thee” Arranged and performed by Mahalia Jackson BMG Bumblebee (BMI) obo Mahalia Jackson Music, Inc. (BMI) c/o BMG Rights Management (US) LLC Courtesy of Columbia By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment

“Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007: I. Prélude” Written by Johann Sebastian Bach Performed by Yo-Yo Ma Courtesy of Sony Masterworks By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment

Carnegie Hall Kids is made possible by major funding from Fund II Foundation.