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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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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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Featured Music House Band: Get the Axe

December 15, 2017

Alex Kaemmer (gtr), Killian O'Brien (drms), Kaleigh Carpenter (gtr), Kaela Amundson (vcls), George Beatty(gtr), Ryan Whelan (bss) Music House student bands are frighteningly good. In fact, s...

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Featured Music House Band: 8 Directions

December 12, 2017

This week's featured band, 8 Directions, has chemistry. Despite wide-ranging musical influences (or maybe because of that) all eight of them just click. And the happy result has been good music, friendship, and a whole lotta learning. Come hear them perform in our Overland Park auditorium at the Grand Showcase this weekend

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Featured Music House Band: Warning Label

December 7, 2017

This week's featured band, Warning Label, rehearses weekly at our Overland Park location and is comprised of hard-working musicians with diverse tastes. But all that diversity has evolved into something unified and truly original. It's been an exciting process to witness. Read what they have to say below.

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Featured Music House Band: The Underestimated Yeti Project

November 20, 2017

Lily O'Donnel (kybrd), Tyler Bauman (drms & prcssn), Stella Malinowski (gtr), Rylan Cobos (drms & prcssn), Paige Toon(vcls), Ethan Yuwono (gtr), Caden Crosby (bss) Music House studen...

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Neon Black: Always Growing, Always Changing, Always Good

October 27, 2017

Neon Black -  Alex Jashinski (vcls,kybd, sax), Cade Forrest (gtr), Leo Ruhnke (drms), Scott McCreight (bss) With the big Music House Fall Carnival around the corner (this Sunday), we have on...

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The Music House Jazz Ensemble: Keepin' the Music Alive

October 24, 2017

Nathan Dunkerley (kybd), Alex Jashinski (alto sax), Jack Starke (tenor sax), Will Kersting (trmpt), Zach Opoka (bss) As the big Music House Fall Carnival approaches. We'll be featuring each ...

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Funky, Happy, Sad, Mad: The Many Sides of Space Jam

October 19, 2017

Space Jam -  Katy Baumgartel (vcls), Jay Babcock (drms), Kaden Counts (bss), Nick Brown (gtr), Indika Gunananda (kbrd) As the big Music House Fall Carnival approaches. We'll be featuring eac...

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The Amazing "Study Session" - A Band That's Done Its Homework

October 16, 2017

Study Session -  Ryan Toon (gtr, kybd), Bobby Clark (gtr), Kendra Lee (vcls), Cullen Minster (bss), Matt Koeppen (gtr), Ethan Newman (drms) As the big Music House Fall Carnival approaches. W...

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Bed Soul: Harmony + Angst = Good Music

October 12, 2017

Bed Soul -  Drayson Ridley (gtr, vcls), Nathan Cottrell (gtr, bss), Daniel McCrary (drms), Wyatt Benteman (gtr), Erin White (not shown) (vcls) As the big Music House Fall Carnival approaches...

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Control Alternative Delete: Diverse Tastes and... Puppies

October 9, 2017

Control Alternative Delete -  Dalton DeVoe (gtr), Emma Price (gtr), Lauren Moreland (vcls), Nathan Hewitt (gtr), Alex McCreight (not shown) (drms) As the big Music House Fall Carnival approa...