This is a really special early music education experience. Your child will be exposed to a new genre of music as well as instruments. Tanesha is wonderful with the children!
— WeBop Parent

Every 4 weeks, a live band joins the class. Super fun!

The Spring session is 8 weeks. Children participate in WeBop with a care-giver like mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, or auntie. This is not a drop-off class. 

Choose a time slot:

  • SESSION CLOSED // Sundays 10:30-11:15 am with Kelly Clingan (April 15 - June 3)
  • Tuesday 9:30-10:15 am with Tanesha Ross (April 17 - June 5)
  • Tuesday 10:30-11:15 pm with Tanesha Ross (April 17 - June 5)

WeBop classes meet at the MLK FAME Community Center at 3201 E Republican St in the Madison Valley neighborhood. Click here for map.

$160 for 8 week session. Payment plans and scholarships available.

We're committed to this program being affordable for families. If the tuition is too expensive for you at this time, for whatever reason, please fill out the tuition scholarship form BEFORE you register. We will get back to you quickly, typically within 2 business days. If you have any questions about scholarships or payment plans, contact us. We are committed to making it work for everyone, in fact, 40% of JazzED families receive a scholarship of some amount.

No pandering and no nursery rhymes. Teachers make sure kids and parents get an authentic introduction to the genre by grounding sessions in true jazz.
— New York Magazine

Video > Tanesha sings Goodnight Moon


Meet WeBop Directors

Tanesha Ross

A graduate of Cornish College of the Arts, Tanesha began her career at the Village Theatre, the 5th Avenue Theatre, and Seattle Childrens Theatre, all of which propelled her to New York, where she performed on Broadway and a Broadway National Tour. With her training in Kindermusik, she has taught with ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty), working with children in Florida, New York, and South Africa.

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Kelly Clingan

Kelly is the former Director of Concert Bands and Jazz at Washington Middle School (her alma mater). A graduate of Roosevelt High School and the University of Washington, she is rooted in Seattle's celebrated tradition of music education. Kelly plays trombone in Banda Vagos, a traditional Mexican Banda, performing throughout the Puget Sound area on a weekly basis.


Questions about WeBop? Please contact us.