Lighthouse 2016

Such great creative energy in this class! Lighthouse students are such a joy to work with and it was so cool to see all their personalities emerge in their songs. One thing this class definitely deserves praise for is risk-taking; personally and musically. Some students had to overcome significant self-doubt and nerves to get in[…]

Rock and Ride!

Rock & Ride! (Biker Run benefit/fundraiser for music education) Live Music outdoors, BBQ, Motorcycles AND raise money for youth music education! $10 suggested donation to join the party Includes LIVE music outside, the motorcycle run, free hot dogs/brats on the grill and all the proceeds go to Discover Music which is a local non-profit organization[…]

Sneakerlicious

Yesterday we had such a fun time at Westwood Middle School. So far the students have learned about chordal theory, song structure, lyric and harmonic function, and we decided to put that knowledge to use making a song as a class. This song happens to be about shoes…   Lyrics: Verse 1: I’m just a[…]