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18 May 2017

Long Weekend

Hello Everybody! Please note the following Long Weekend Schedule from May 20-22nd: SATURDAY May 20 YES – Music Lessons No – Music Together, Rock Band SUNDAY May 21 YES – Music Lessons No – Music Together, Guitar for Grownups MONDAY May 22nd [...]

RECITAL: Final Update & LIVE STREAM

Hello Everybody,   Please find below an up-t0-date schedule as of today.  To see further updates before Sunday, click the 'view in browser' link above (if you are seeing this in your email). Re-Registration and [...]

Recital Timings Update

Hello Everybody! Here is the latest list of people playing in the recital.  This is the last week to register - be sure to get your name in today, and remember you can call and [...]

Recital, Summer/Fall, and Beyond

Hello Everybody! This is a fairly important update, and I ask that you make yourself aware of the basics in it. Recital Update Here is the current listing of who is playing, and when: Noon [...]

24 April 2017

RECITAL – Sign up Now!

Hello Everyone! RECITAL The recital sign-up is now available, and at the desk.  You can sign up in person, or call to request a time. The recital is on May 14th, at the Root Down [...]

Long Weekend Update!

Hello Everybody! Please take note of the following Easter Weekend lesson and class information! FRIDAY April 14 Closed - no classes, lessons. SATURDAY April 15 YES - Music Lessons No - Music Together, Rock Band [...]

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28 March 2016

Director’s Digest

Hello Everybody! Enjoy these new tidbits of trivia of musical and non-musical things in the world lately. Robots Modeled After Ants Pull Car Archimedes pointed out that with a lever he could move the world. He most likely would have been surprised to learn that a team of six microrobots, weighing just 3.5 ounces in total, could pull a car [...]

Director’s Digest

Hello Everyone! I hope you are having a great March Break. Enjoy some more tidbits! Michelle Obama Campaigns for Girls' Education Through Music Michelle Obama's open letter to change attitudes towards girls Michelle Obama is calling on people to do more to change attitudes around girls and education in an open letter ahead of speech at SXSW.   Listen [...]

March Break Tidbits

Hello Everyone, Here are some items that you may find interesting to read over the March Break! El Sistema - Going Strong Worldwide Sistema youth orchestra gets £2.5m funding A youth orchestra programme in three of Scotland's disadvantaged communities is to get £2.5m in Scottish government funding over the next four years. More Research Showing Support for Peanut Allergy Avoidance [...]

27 February 2016

Director’s Digest

Sprout Scout Being a new parent (or any kind of parent) can be a challenge, so here's a neat new-ish website that you might want to follow, which lists all the latest kids' products on the market, which are bumped to the top of a list based on community popularity.  This is neat, because it gives you a real sense [...]

23 January 2016

Maori Haka – Wedding Warrior Music

Maori Haka - Warrior Music at a Wedding It's easy to forget - in our very popularity based culture - that music comes from within, from all of us. In this very interesting clip, a traditional warrior chant and dance used to intimidate enemies, is presented at a wedding as a sign of respect. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhhedH6wK6I The Traditional Haka Below is [...]

11 Year Old Piano Player Will Blow Your Socks Off

Music for Life As a Music School, we aren't looking to create prodigies or to get kids into a career in music.  We are certainly open to these things, but our goals are more life-skills oriented. What is real about Music Education? There is a lot of cultural acceptance of Music Education and lessons as a strong foundation for children [...]

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