Band Workshops



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The Wicks: Grooving All Over the Place

October 5, 2017

The Wicks -  Killian O'Brien (gtr), Kaitlyn Jashinski (vcls), Sean Brucker (drms), Audrey Renner (gtr), Ethan Rankin (gtr) As the big Music House Fall Carnival approaches. We'll be featuring...

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Ladies & Gentlemen, The Estros

October 2, 2017

The Estros - Madeline Wilson (kys), Anna Levine (gtr), Leah Schmalz (vcls), Catherine Ferrell (drms), Emersen MacKenzie (bass), Reese Smith (gtr) As the big Music House Fall Carnival approac...

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Last Year's Winning Bands

September 28, 2017

Take another look at the student bands that dominated last year's battle. They'll be competing again this year, but they've got some formidable competition.

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Never Too Young to Rock

May 4, 2017

A new Music House band, comprised of 9, 10 & 11 year olds, rock the school's Overland Park Auditorium.

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Looking For A Guitar Teacher? At Music House You'll Find Nirvana

February 7, 2017

Whether you are a beginner just learning your first power chord, or a more advanced student interested in taking your love of playing to the next level, Music House teachers can help you make it happen. Here's a chance to get to know each of them.

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A Musician's Guide to Happiness

January 17, 2017

Playing music should always be a positive experience. If you take the wrong approach as a musician, however, you could find yourself frustrated and unhappy. This would be tragic. Playing music is...

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Jazz Ensemble Students Gain Serious Skills

October 17, 2016

Music House Jazz Ensemble teacher, Joel Stratton, discusses the intersection of structure and improvisation in jazz.

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Adult Band, The Disclaimers, Rock The House

September 12, 2016

What would you do if you had the opportunity to be in a rock band? Here's a story of five adults who took that opportunity. And they're glad they did!

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Chovette Brings 'Power Punk' to Music House

July 11, 2016

Music House band workshop, Chovette, talks band identity, the Kansas City music scene, and Music House School of Music programs and classes.

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What Can You Learn By Singing In A Vocal Ensemble?

June 29, 2016

Singing in a small vocal ensemble is a great learning experience that combines the skills of singing solo and blending with a group.

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Students At Music House Learn Improvisation And Songwriting

June 15, 2016

At Music House, students learn improvisation and song writing almost from the beginning. At all levels, students are encouraged to develop their creativity.

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Grand Showcase Displays Amazing Student Progress

May 23, 2016

Grand Showcase weekends are an inspiration, and the most rewarding part of my job. Our group classes and bands perform, and I see our hard work pay off.