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Music PlayHouse: A Fun Beginning to Music Education

June 5, 2017

Early Childhood is the best time to develop positive associations with music. Every Thursday afternoon the sounds I hear coming from the music classroom next to my office wall raise my curiosity...

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Become a Happier Person By Listening To Music

May 30, 2017

Brandon Vogt, Music House School of Music guitar Instructor, talks about ways to open your mind to new musical worlds via meditation. Learn a few tips that will help you get started.

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Listening: The Most Important Thing

May 22, 2017

What's the last song you listened to? Listening to music is the most important part of being a musician. Not practice. Not theory. Not even performance. As a teacher, I frequently ask my students ...

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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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Three Tips For Overcoming Stage Fright

April 25, 2017

Kim Foskett, Music House School of Music oboe Instructor, tackles an obstacle that all musicians, from beginners to pros, eventually face: stage fright. But never fear (pun intended). She has some rock solid tips that are sure to boost your confidence.

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What is Music? Music Defined by Musicians.

April 18, 2017

It's challenging to truly describe music in words. We all know how it makes us feel, and we know what we like when we hear it, but actually communicating this is the hard part. Author Victor Hugo w...

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Music Lessons Help Develop 'Grit'

March 28, 2017

One of life's challenges is figuring out how to stick with something long enough to find success. Learning new things usually comes with its share of frustration, which can be a stopping point fo...

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Music March Madness

March 13, 2017

It’s bracket time at Music House! As many of you know, we’re currently in the midst of March Madness. Well, we’re taking this annual event and making it into our own. This March, we’ve created our very own Music House March Madness. Music House teachers and staff will be voting for their favorite musician for each “round” starting Monday, March 27.

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Practice Makes Perfect

March 6, 2017

It's no surprise that learning to play a musical instrument takes practice (and a lot of it). There’s no way around it. The more you practice—if you do it right—the better you will become. Knowing ...

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Celebrate Music In Our Schools with a Free Lesson

February 21, 2017

March is national Music In Our Schools Month. It's a time to promote the benefits of high quality music education programs in schools. Music House is joining the celebration by offering a great musical experience and a great deal to you.

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Get In Tune with Our Woodwind and Brass Teachers

February 21, 2017

For some students, learning to play a musical instrument starts with joining band in elementary school. It's a great place to try out an instrument, and start to learn to play. For those that want to dig in and get some more in-depth training, or make sure they are learning good playing habits, finding a good private lesson teacher is a must. But what should you look for?

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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.