Mr. D's Music Club is a collaborative, arts-based community that brings Teaching Artists and curious kids together to Keep Kids Inspired.


Award winning singer / songwriter, composer, producer, and owner of  Mr. D's Music Club, Stephen Duffy has been in and around the music business  for more than twenty years.

Stephen is also a musician with a long creative history in the music industry in Britain and California. Stephen has recorded and/or produced over a hundred albums and has been commissisoned to compose the music for plays, musicals and dance companies. 

Stephen is currently the music Director at Glenwood  School in San Rafael Ca and offers the Mr. D’s Music Club After School program to 3 other local schools. He is the founder of the “Sunday Hooligans” soccer cup, an annual soccer tournament that raises money for children's charities around the world. Stephen was also the founder of, and singer with, Bay Area band "Handsome Poets". His current musical project is the spooky pop band "That Man Fantastic".

He is married and is the proud  father of 2 girls and a boy and lives in Oakland.


About Mr. D's Music Club

Mr. D’s Music Club offers a comprehensive school music program for children in grades K-8 or as a modified after school program for grades 3-8.

We explore the power of music, the complexities of different styles, the joy of singing and the creativity of writing original music. As the program progresses we learn about recording, editing and performance culminating with an end of year performance organized, choreographed and performed by the students. 

This is the opportunity for your child to discover not only their hidden musical talents, but they can learn so much about the technical and creative side as well. Each child is different, so as the class progresses and new elements are brought in, every child finds something they want to learn more about whether that be recording, producing, lighting, dancing or performing.


Mr. D has a knack for finding the hidden talents in kids and helping bring them to light so they can shine. Check out more of the website for a full overview of what Mr. D’s Music Club has to offer your child or school.

Mr. D's Music Club Currently has  after school programs in:

Chabot Elementary Oakland, Redwood Day Middle School, Oakland, Malcolm X Elementary Berkeley, Glorietta Elementary Orinda, Otis Elementary Alameda, Edison Elementary Alameda, Bay Farm Elementary Alameda, Nea Elementary Alameda Glenwood Elementary San Rafael.


Here's what people have been saying about Mr. D's Music Club!

My daughter really enjoyed Zoom The Movement Space w/ Anna, she was laughing and dancing the entire time! My daughter also tried the Zoom Ukulele class for the first time last week. A video tutorial was offered before the class to help tune the instrument and the teacher helped her with it in class as well. We've enjoyed all our classes through Mr. D's Music and with the infamous Mr D himself!

Catherine S., Sausalito, CA

Mr D's Music Club is completely amazing, especially during Shelter In Place!  My daughters have been doing the online Zoom classes and they absolutely love them. There is a variety of classes to meet their interests including Music, Dancing and Movement, Puppet Making and more.  Every instructor has been organized, knowledgeable, engaging and most importantly-- FUN! 

Cynthia H., San Rafael, CA

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