Music House Stories



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Setting Goals Leads to Success in Playing a Musical Instrument

September 27, 2016

Learn how setting goals can help you to focus in on getting from where you are to where you picture yourself being in playing a musical instrument.

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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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The Versatile Drummer

August 31, 2016

Music House drum teacher, Josh Blythe, talks about the importance of understanding music theory as a drummer.

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What's So Great About Playing Music With Others?

August 30, 2016

The key to making learning music more engaging is playing music with others. Find a music school that gives you the opportunity to make music with a group.

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Student Spotlight: Lauryn VonAhnen's Recording Studio Experience

August 9, 2016

Want to take your music ambitions to the next level? Here're a 14 year old singer/songwriter/guitarist's thoughts on her first recording studio experience.

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Tips for a Healthy Voice

August 3, 2016

Music House voice teacher, Jen Weiman, talks about the best ways to keep your voice in tip-top shape.

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What To Do When Your Child Wants To Quit Music Lessons

August 1, 2016

Does your child want to quit music lessons? Here are some solutions to help them stick with it.

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7 Tips To Get Your Child Practicing

July 19, 2016

Learning to play an instrument can be fun and exciting, but sometimes practice can become a chore. Here are 7 ways to get kids to practice without the hassles.

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How To Find A Music Teacher Who Cares

July 12, 2016

Choosing the right music teacher can make a big difference in whether your music lessons are a success. How can you find the right one? Choose a music school.

Chovette on stage

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.

Vocal ensemble

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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Wishing The Best To Our Graduating Seniors

June 22, 2016

It's bittersweet saying goodbye to our graduating seniors. We've enjoyed watching them blossom as musicians, and we wish them the best in their next adventures.