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Staff Spotlight: Brandon Vogt

August 24, 2020

  What's your main instrument & why? Guitar. When I was 18 I decided to transfer my attention from sports to guitar. For some reason, I was very drawn to the instrument. I'm not entirely sure ...

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10 Best Summer Songs of All Time

August 20, 2020

Summers are never complete without a particular anthem playing in the background. Tropical splendor matched with idyllic days, and ephemeral memories are best spent with a soundtrack that heighte...

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Staff Spotlight: Collin Littlejohn

August 6, 2020

  What's your main instrument & why? Guitar. Although I started playing drums at about the same time, the guitar is what spoke to me more as my father was a guitarist and songwriter. What's y...

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Staff Spotlight: Charles Hoeft

August 6, 2020

What's your main instrument & why? My instrument is the piano. I began taking lessons in fourth grade when I was around 10 years old, and I studied privately all the way through high school. I...

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Songwriting: Practice Makes Permanent

August 5, 2020

Mastering the art of songwriting is not an overnight magic. It's a time-bound series of casting spells before it becomes this magical seamless craft. For instance, Taylor Swift has been writing so...

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Staff Spotlight: Josh Blythe

July 1, 2020

  What's your main instrument & why? My main instrument is the drum set. I grew up singing and playing the piano some. However, when 6th grade band approached I knew I wanted to pursue drums/p...

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Getting to Know "Jet Lag"

July 1, 2020

With a name like Jet Lag, it might appear as though this bunch of Music House School students knows a thing or two about the rockstar life... or at least they are bound to. Take a look at what this...

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Staff Spotlight: Jessie Freyermuth

May 28, 2020

  What's your main instrument & why? Voice; While I play other instruments, voice is the one I have studied the longest and for which I earned two degrees.  What's your musical origin story? ...

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Staff Spotlight: Teri Quinn

May 19, 2020

What's your main instrument & why? Clarinet! I've always loved the versatility of the clarinet. It’s such an expressive instrument that is so close to the human voice. You hear it in all sorts...

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How COVID-19 is Shaping the Future of Music Education

April 30, 2020

The future for music education right now is uncertain, but there is still a glimmer of hope, especially for younger students. Music Education: From Offline to Online Many subjects can be easil...

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Staff Spotlight: Co-founder & Executive Director Aaron Sizemore Discusses Online Music Lessons

April 27, 2020

It’s no secret that education of all varieties has been dramatically affected by COVID-19. Many passionate educators have taken this opportunity to try an innovative new approach that could even...

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How Voice Lessons Fight Against Depression

March 19, 2020

Have you ever wondered why choir singing has stood the test of time? Why do people continue to join choir groups and sing in such a simple manner, without autotune or any of the fancy technology th...