Want to make music? Kansas City offers a wide range of opportunities for musicians of any ability level. Check out the options below. 

Know of other musical opportunities in the Kansas City and Topeka areas? Contact us, and we’ll add it to our list.

Kansas City Ukesters - Gather with folks of all ages to play the ukulele, at monthly jam sessions in Mission and Lawrence, and other regular events. Beginners welcome. For more information visit kcuke.com

Alzheimer’s Association Jam Session -  Join a monthly informal jam session for musicians with early-stage memory loss, musicians who are caregivers, and for anyone else who loves music. (Read our review here.) Click here for more information.

Irish Traditional Music Sessions - come to listen or play along at an Irish music-based music session. This session is for musicians who are ready to play the music at session speed. More information visit them on Facebook.

KC School of Irish Music - try beginner classes and slow play or tune learning sessions that explore a variety of traditional music from Ireland, Scotland and more. Click here for more information.

EncoreKC! - a community choir for singers who are age 50 and better, aimed at fulfilling the Fine Art Institute’s vision of music for all ages. More information: Visit EncoreKC! on Facebook.

Lawrence Intergenerational Choir - discover a performing intergenerational choir of music therapy students and older adults of the community led by KU music therapy students. Email Deanna Hanson-Abromeit at [email protected] for more information.

Forever Young Choir - sing along with a senior rock ensemble that focuses on contemporary and classic rock songs. This choir is open to those aged 60 and older. Click here for more information.

Memory Café- join a monthly group that offers interactive programs for those living with dementia and their care partners, with the focus to keep culture and fun a part of their lives.  More information: Visit Memory Café on Facebook.

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