Band Profiles



This Student Rock Band Focuses on Teamwork

August 28, 2018

When we humans get together cooperatively, amazing things can happen. The members of the Music House student rock band, Double Negative, know this. In fact, they cite teamwork as their most valuable asset.

Listen to Neon Black & Space Jam, Live

June 26, 2018

We knew last month's "Senior Send-off" Concert was going to be memorable. Two very impressive Music House student bands, Neon Black and Space Jam, several of whose members are leaving for college t...

Collaboration is the Key to Overland Park Music Students' Growth

June 5, 2018

The Music House students in the band, Demolition Ambition, have learned something profound: music is communication. That's why our programs here at Music House focus on opportunities for collaboration. That's where the good stuff happens. In a recent interview, the members of Demolition Ambition talk about their band and the fruits of collaboration — inspiration, self confidence and unexpected growth.

How to Succeed In Music Lessons as an Adult

May 21, 2018

Adult music students are notorious for quickly burning out. They start out eager and motivated, but soon life crowds out yet another new hobby and it becomes a thing of the past. Just a passing fancy. Not these guys though. The members of our adult student band, "The Disclaimers" discovered something unexpected when they enrolled at Music House—that musical interest and understanding snowballs when you connect and collaborate with others. Soon they were learning to rehearse, write music and perform. Presenting... The Disclaimers!

Lisztomania: Crazy About Music and Learning

May 15, 2018

And you thought Lisztomaniacs were just Victorian era groupies. Think again. Lisztomaniacs, are actually 8 very modern kids in a very modern Music House band. We interviewed the gang in March of this year. Fun trivia fact: Four of the Lisztomaniacs are graduates of our popular summer camp program. 

Adults Music Students Rock: Meet Lady Fury & the Bridgetones

March 22, 2018

This week's featured band, Lady Fury & the Bridgetones, is one of our adult student bands here at Music House. They bring broad mix of music to each one of their performances -- from funk, to soul, to rock and beyond. Come hear them perform in our Overland Park auditorium at the Grand Showcase next month

Featured Music House Band: Get the Axe

December 15, 2017

Alex Kaemmer (gtr), Killian O'Brien (drms), Kaleigh Carpenter (gtr), Kaela Amundson (vcls), George Beatty(gtr), Ryan Whelan (bss) Music House student bands are frighteningly good. In fact, s...

Featured Music House Band: 8 Directions

December 12, 2017

This week's featured band, 8 Directions, has chemistry. Despite wide-ranging musical influences (or maybe because of that) all eight of them just click. And the happy result has been good music, friendship, and a whole lotta learning. Come hear them perform in our Overland Park auditorium at the Grand Showcase this weekend

Featured Music House Band: Warning Label

December 7, 2017

This week's featured band, Warning Label, rehearses weekly at our Overland Park location and is comprised of hard-working musicians with diverse tastes. But all that diversity has evolved into something unified and truly original. It's been an exciting process to witness. Read what they have to say below.

Featured Music House Band: The Underestimated Yeti Project

November 20, 2017

Lily O'Donnel (kybrd), Tyler Bauman (drms & prcssn), Stella Malinowski (gtr), Rylan Cobos (drms & prcssn), Paige Toon(vcls), Ethan Yuwono (gtr), Caden Crosby (bss) Music House studen...

Neon Black: Always Growing, Always Changing, Always Good

October 27, 2017

Neon Black -  Alex Jashinski (vcls,kybd, sax), Cade Forrest (gtr), Leo Ruhnke (drms), Scott McCreight (bss) With the big Music House Fall Carnival around the corner (this Sunday), we have on...

The Music House Jazz Ensemble: Keepin' the Music Alive

October 24, 2017

Nathan Dunkerley (kybd), Alex Jashinski (alto sax), Jack Starke (tenor sax), Will Kersting (trmpt), Zach Opoka (bss) As the big Music House Fall Carnival approaches. We'll be featuring each ...