Music House Stories



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Am I too old to take up the drums?

July 15, 2019

You may want to take drum lessons, but you are worried that you are too old to start! Don’t worry; you can learn to play the drums at any age. Studies have shown that there are benefits of music le...

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The Benefits of Music Lessons Near Me

May 24, 2019

At Music House, we provide music lessons in Kansas City for a wide range of people. People just like you are drawn to our lessons for a variety of reasons. There are two main groups of people we se...

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How to become a good musician: These guys figured it out.

May 2, 2019

Guitarist, Joey Schneider, seems to have it figured out. "Playing with other musicians," he says, "is the best way to improve your musicianship." He's right.

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Space Jam's New Tunes

April 3, 2019

One of our Mastery bands, Space Jam, has been in the studio lately recording a couple of their original compositions. All of our bands write their own music, but these guys have gotten it down to a...

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The Cure For Music Lesson Boredom

October 23, 2018

Music House rock band students are completely swept away by the process of music learning, making and performing. Currently, their main focus is preparation for our upcoming Fall Music Fest where they, along with 17 other bands, will perform on two stages this Sunday. Take a moment to hear what they have to say about their experiences as "real" musicians.

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Self Discovery & Learning Through Music

October 17, 2018

In the midst of their preparation for the upcoming Music House Fall Music Fest these young student musicians took a moment to talk about who they are and what they've learned as band workshop members here at Music House.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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!

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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. 

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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