Music Riddles For Entertainment Monday September 20 2021, 1:33 PM
Yona Marie
Singer, Songwriter, Producer.
Music Riddles For Entertainment

Music Riddles You Can Use

Are you looking for riddles in the music arena? Are you a teacher who is in need of some fun questions for students in your upcoming lecture, or maybe you need some riddles that adults can enjoy at a party?

Check out these music riddles I found that are very clever! Some of them are pretty easy to solve, especially the ones I listed as "for students", but some of these will leave your friends and family scratching their heads for hours!

See if you can solve them yourself without looking at the answers.

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Music Riddles For Adults

I have a bridge but no water flows, strings, but no arrows. What am I?

Answer - A guitar. 

If a band plays music in a thunderstorm, who is most likely to get hit by lightning?

Answer - The conductor.

Why did the musician put his head on the piano?

Answer - He wanted to play by ear.

I have a scroll but no quill. I have a neck and ribs but no legs. I have a saddle but no horse. I have a bridge but no water. What am I?

Answer - A Violin. 

What has many keys but cannot open a door?

Answer - A piano. 


What musical instrument doesn't tell the truth?

Answer - A lyre. 

I am at the beginning of a phrase. I am at the end of a harp. I appear only once on a xylophone and twice on bagpipes. What am I? 

Answer - The letter P. 

Why did the scarecrow become a successful musician?

Answer - Because he was outstanding in his field!

Why are jazz musicians so sweet?

Answer - Because they play in jam sessions.

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Music Riddles For Students 

What is a skeleton's favorite instrument?

Answer - The trombone.

Why doesn't the piano work?

Answer - Because it only knows how to play.

What musical instrument can you hear but not see or touch?

Answer - The Voice.


Which musical instrument has no nails but comes with many hammers?

Answer - A piano.

Which kind of phone can make music?

Answer - A saxophone.

What is a balloon's least favorite kind of music?

Answer - Pop.

What is the musical part of a snake?

Answer: The scales.

What type of soap did the composer use?

Answer: Anti-BACH-terial.

What did the robbers take from the music store?

Answer: The lute.

What is a cat's favorite song?

Answer: Three Blind Mice.

What type of band does not play any music?

Answer - A rubber band.


What is a loud music instrument that you have in your ears?

Answer - Drums.

What is a mummy's favorite kind of music?

Answer - Wrap Music.

Why did the singer bring a ladder to the performance?

Answer - To reach the high notes!

What's a pirate's favorite instrument?

Answer: The guit-arrr!

How do you fix a broken tuba?

Answer - With a tuba glue!

What do you call cheese that isn't yours and belongs to a musician?

Answer - Nacho cheese.

Why don't skeletons play music in church?

Answer - They have no organs.

Want more music jokes to share with your friends and family that are kid-friendly?

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Yona Marie

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