Getting up close to music, how it’s played, how it sounds in action is a gateway to personal discovery for even the youngest student. Get a glimpse of the March Music Education Assembly in action.
Is every one madly recording their new albums right now, or is it just us? Michele Van Kleef is among that group. Michele shares her process, since she is in the very thick of it, right now. Read more
Charisma and talent overflow at Mountain Air Studios when Brooks plays finger style guitar. What is it. How did he learn it. In a moment of Zen, it seems. Read more
Naomi LaViolette states she is “feeling lucky” to be an independent singer-songwriter in Portland. But so much more than good luck is packed into a successful singer-songwriter career. Read more
This 2K 5K 10K & Kid’s Fun Walk supports the Oregon Music Hall of Fame and fights to Keep Portland Weird! Read more
I wonder where Laura will truly end up in her journey. In the brief time she’s been doing her thing, it has included college basketball,fighting fires for the U.S.Forest Service, and teaching English in Buenos Aires. But music was always in the background. Now there’s a coming-out party that puts music front and center. Read more
We’ve been showing off the young and talented in these posts recently. Time to hear from a seasoned pro and share his observations through decades long experience as singer/songwriter and bandleader. Read more
Just as there are no “golden years” and “expiration dates” on creating and playing music, we can arrive into music-making anytime. Savanna Coen is 14 and on a mission. Read more
Singer-songwriter Michele Van Kleef and guitarist Tim Ellis are involved in a wonderful collaboration and partnership. The creative juice is really starting to flow!
The mission is simple: educate, inspire and motivate children through music education by providing public elementary schools with a free, innovative and turnkey supplemental music program. Read more