St. Croix Valley Area Learning Center  – In School Concert

St. Croix Valley Area Learning Center – In School Concert

Through a generous grant by the Stillwater Area Schools Partnership Plan, and a recommendation by superintendent Denise Pontrelli, Discover Music was able to partner with the St. Croix Valley Area Learning Center to put on a songwriting class that culminated in a live show at the school! We had about 10 students perform out of the 17 that participated in […]

Cool Threads, Great Cause

Cool Threads, Great Cause

Want to support blues for kids education by wearing a cool shirt? A harmonica will be purchased and donated to the program from every shirt sold, help keep blues alive for only $19.95 Click here to order –} https://www.bonfire.com/keep-blues-alive Our goal is to sell 200 shirts to purchase 200 harmonicas for the blues for kids program via 501c3 nonprofit, Discover Music Offer […]

2nd Annual Rock and Ride!

2nd Annual Rock and Ride!

Sunday June 11, 2nd Annual Rock And Ride! Ride 12pm-3pm After party with live music on the patio 3-7pm Raffles, giveaways, food, drinks, and more! All proceeds benefit music education for kids via local 501c3 non prorfit, Discover Music. Opinion Brewery in Newport, MN https://www.facebook.com/events/1511549072189204/

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 sneaker and I’m upset because […]

Music Makes Us Whole

Music Makes Us Whole

MusicWorks MN is proud to partner with Music Makes Us Whole. Their mission: “Music Makes Us Whole is the initiative of several dozen Minnesota non-profit and for-profit organizations that believe every child deserves a rich music education. We advocate for this because of music’s intrinsic value in the human experience, and also for the whole-brain and whole-life benefits to the […]

High View Middle School Songwriting Class

We sure had a great time with our first summer songwriting class in the Moundsview District! It was an intense 4 week course that covered the fundamentals of songwriting and music theory, featured a bunch of guest artists: Ann Reed, Joan Griffeth, Dan Newton, Kevin Gastonguy, and The Honeydogs’ Adam Levy. After 3 weeks of learning about songwriting we put […]

Mounds View Summer Songwriting Class Kicks Off!!!

We started a 4 week, intensive songwriting course with some of the middle schoolers in the Mounds View public school district. One of our MWM people is teaming up with Eric Stainbrook, the school’s orchestra teacher, to get this done. We kicked it off in a big way today by inviting two powerhouses of the MN music scene to give […]