20048 NE San Rafael St
Portland, OR 97230
Offers music titles in a wide range of genres, including pop, blues, classical, jazz, New Age, world, show tunes, nature, children’s, folk, opera and storytelling, as well as education DVDs and classic movies.
Popular Release: Sing, Dance & Play 3-CD set by Fisher-Price
ANNE KROHLEY’S SHOWKIDS
202 Maplewood Ave
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Produces upbeat preschool recital music for ballet and tap with 18 show-length tracks on each CD.
Popular Release: Anne Krohley’s ShowKIDS, Vol. VI
ASGARD PRODUCTIONS: MUSIC FOR DANCE
1580 Lake Christopher Dr
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Supplies schools, dancers and choreographers with a wide variety of dance music for ballet, modern (including specific techniques like Horton and Graham), creative movement, recital pieces, tap and children’s dance.
Popular Release: Laurent Choukroun, Vols. 11–22, produced by Dance Arts Production
BEHIND BARRES LLC
PO Box 7611
Ann Arbor, MI 48107
Produces classical music for ballet class.
Popular Release: Volume 8: Tune In and Turn Out (TV tunes arranged for ballet class)
BOB RIZZO DVDS & MUSIC, RIZ-BIZ PRODUCTIONS
180 West End Ave, Ste 16-R
New York, NY 10023
Bob Rizzo has produced a comprehensive collection of DVDs and music for dance class with top instructors from Broadway and Los Angeles.
Popular Release: Tap Dance X-Perience with Mark Goodman
PO Box 572
Montgomeryville, PA 18936
Produces music for ballet, pointe and variations classes.
Popular Releases: Italian Masters, Lynne Haeseler, pianist; Original Compositions for Ballet Class, Vol. 12, Curtis A. Probel, pianist
PO Box 287060
New York, NY 10128
Devoted to classical and 20th-century ballet-class music as arranged, composed and performed by Douglas Schultz, one of New York City’s premier ballet pianists.
Popular Releases: Company Class, Vols. 1 and 2, Music from Minkus and Leaning on Tradition, Vol.1
STEVEN MITCHELL, PIANIST
PO Box 230185
New York, NY 10023
Danceables provides ballet teachers and accompanists with class piano music in both recordings and print.
Popular Release: I’ll Be Seeing You by Steven Mitchell and David Howard
PO Box 3204
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
Danc’eM has an extensive library of original music, teaching programs, show music and coloring books and is dedicated to helping dance teachers find age-appropriate tools for their classes.
Popular Release: Pre-ballet syllabus for ages 3–4
DANCE IN A BOX
Hip-hop syllabus for ages 3 and up, interactive choreography flash card kits, teaching music and private studio teacher training available. Also offers RHYTHM WORKS Integrative Dance, a certification program for teaching special needs students music, rhythm and movement.
Popular Releases: Hip Hop in a Box, 1-2-3 Dance and Hip Hop Made Easy by Tricia Gomez
DANCING SCHOOL KIDS
PO Box 1943
Burbank, CA 91507
A complete curriculum in preschool dance focusing on basic concepts and steps in tap and ballet. Vols. 1–6 CDs and detailed Teacher Notes provide fun classroom, holiday and recital material for dancers ages 2–6. This material is a must for studios wishing to expand their “bread-and-butter” preschool program.
Popular Release: Complete teacher’s package includes Vols. 1–6 CDs and manual with notes.
DMITRI ROUDNEV BALLET CLASS MUSIC AND VIDEO
4728 Spottswood Ave, #250
Memphis, TN 38117
Roudnev’s classes are based on his experiences as a student and soloist with the Bolshoi Ballet. He loved the Bolshoi’s logical combinations and musicality, and he brings these qualities to his lessons, music and videos.
Popular Release: Dmitri Roudnev’s Ballet Class, Vol. 11
DOUBLE IMAGE PRODUCTIONS
Original music for ballet class. Beautiful orchestrated melodies guaranteed to inspire your dancers toward a more musically expressive performance.
Popular Release: Ballet Élite by Roger Hewett
119 W 72nd St, PMB 353
New York, NY 10023
Finis Jhung produces orchestral and piano music CDs and instructional DVDs for ballet class.
Popular Release: New Ballet Music 13: Inspirations by Scott Killian
IMAGINE DANCE MUSIC
Dedicated to providing the latest children’s dance music. Our music is inspired by popular rhythms and beats you’d hear on the radio. It’s upbeat, fast-paced and full of energy. Lyrics include interactive dance terminology to be sure to get your dancer movin’.
Popular Releases: Pre-School Poppin’ and Creative Movin’: Kids Dance Music
Offers more than 450 music and video titles from Bodarc Productions and other labels, as well as variable-speed audio players.
Popular Release: Power and Space: Percussion for Horton by Kevin Sport
KEVIN SPORT MUSIC
70 Adelphi St
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Kevin Sport’s CDs are created especially for Horton and Graham technique classes but can easily be used for other modern techniques.
Popular Releases: Power and Space: Percussion for Horton, Hidden Language and Sacred Garment
KIMBO DANCE RECORDS
PO Box 477
Long Branch, NJ 07740
Music for pre-ballet, ballet, tap jazz and hip hop for all ages.
Popular Releases: Music for Tap Dancing and Pre-Ballet: A Class For the Very Young
LEAP ’N LEARN
PO Box 474
Milton, LA 70558
Provides the dance teacher with products, training and information sensitive to a child’s physical, emotional and cognitive development and encourages creativity, self-expression and fundamental movement skills in young dancers.
Popular Releases: A Glance at Childhood Development and Positive Discipline, DVDs; Rainy Day Creative Movement, DVD and CD; Locomotion Creative Movement, DVD and CD; Music, Magic, & Make-Believe, DVD and CD; Kids! CD; and Kids! 2, CD
710 N 96th St
Seattle, WA 98103
Lisa Harris travels around the world providing dancers with inspiring music. Her CDs for ballet class are popular worldwide.
Popular Releases: Let’s Dance and Heart and Soul Music for Ballet Class
MARQUETTE PRODUCTIONS, LLC
Jersey City, NJ
Provides custom music edits at competitive prices—fast turnaround and satisfaction guaranteed or you don’t pay. Money-saving packages are available for dance studios or teachers with multiple classes or choreographing multiple routines.
THE MODERN BALLET PIANIST
Provides ballet instructors all over the world with fun, innovative and new music to suit the needs of both small and large dance schools. Recognizable melodies are arranged into traditional classical piano accompaniments.
Popular Release: Plié, Pirouette, POP!
MUSIC IN MOTION
PO Box 869231
Plano, TX 75086
Offers more than 5,000 music, movement and dance education resources, plus music-related gifts for all ages.
Popular Release: World of Music Beginner & Intermediate Software Set
5341-A Derry Ave
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
Has an extensive collection of original music and choreography for dance teachers. Most of the thousands of CDs and DVDs are available as instant downloads. The only authorized dealer of the Al Gilbert Tap and Jazz techniques.
Popular Release: Dance Creation, Vol. 3
PALMS DOWN PERCUSSION
273 Bennett Ave, Ste 7A
New York, NY 10040
Creates percussion music CDs for dance class, choreography or listening pleasure. Lengthy tracks enable class to flow with fewer interruptions.
Popular Release: From Birth to the Earth
ROCK YOUR BALLET CLASS
1501 Belle Haven Rd
Alexandria, VA 22307
Music from Foreigner to REO Speedwagon, set as beautiful piano music for ballet class.
Popular Release: Rock Your Ballet Class, Vol. 1
ROYAL ACADEMY OF DANCE
Marian Center for Nonprofits
3211 South Lake Dr, Ste R317
St. Francis, WI 53235
The Royal Academy of Dance promotes knowledge, understanding and practice of dance internationally through student and teacher education and training.
Popular Releases: Reimagined Classical Volume 1 and Reimagined Pop Volume 1, featuring favorite classical melodies and pop songs, reimagined in a variety of dance styles, including sarabandes, tangos, jigs and mazurkas.
186 W 80th St, 5D
New York, NY 10024
Creates ballet-class recordings from renowned pianist Josu Gallastegui. All recordings now available for download at cdbaby.com, amazon.com and iTunes.
Popular Release: Change of Scene: Spanish and Latin American Music Arranged for Ballet Barre and Center
THEATRE MUSIC SHOP
Supplier of professional instrumental recordings and musical theater backing tracks for dance and theater teachers and performers, all played and recorded by Guy Dearden. Leading supplier of music to the dance industry and provider of exam music for the ISTD, NATD, PTD and NCDTA.
Popular Releases: Baby Ballet 1, Adult Tap 6, Class Ballet 3 and Showtime 20
29 N Narberth Ave
Narberth, PA 19072
Produces ballet-class music designed for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels of training, each with different musical emphases.
Popular Release: Firmare: Music for Intermediate Ballet