• Spring Recitals are this month!
    We’re excited for our Spring Recitals!  Friday, April 28 at 6:00pm and Saturday, April 29 at 10:00am.  If you haven’t signed up yet, we’d love anyone who wants to participate to do so!  I love our recitals, as it gives our students an opportunity to share what they have been learning and we can all celebrate their musical growth!  Sign-up emails were sent out about 10 days ago, let me know if you need the link!
  • Tuesday Night Band Performs at Westport Coffee
       Our Tuesday band was invited to perform with other student bands from KC last week at the Westport Coffee House—and they killed it!  Congrats, Tuesday Band!!
Tuesday Rock Band performing at Westport Coffee House
  • KCRB is 10 years old this June!
    I can’t believe it’s been 10 years since Matt and I opened KC Rock Band & Guitar School of Music.  What started with just four guitar students, in a once-a-week class, has grown to 75-80 students a week, with waiting lists on most of our instruments!  When we started, the challenge of running a business was pretty overwhelming for me—they didn’t teach me that in music school—but we found our way with the help of God, mentors, business books, and great students and families. It has grown into more than I ever imagined and hoped it would.

    I love to celebrate, and this feels definitely worth a party.   We’re brainstorming a giant party/jam session for June!  More details to come!  Thank you for being part of the KCRB music family, it has truly been an honor to have been part of so many musicians’ lives these last 10 years.

      Laura Lee Crandall
   Owner, KC Rock Band & Guitar School of Music

Student of the Month – Colin Clark

          Colin Clark has been taking piano lessons at KCRB for 9 months, with teacher Bethany Linville.  Bethany said, “I chose Colin as our student of the month because Colin works hard between lessons to learn his songs and has learned SO MUCH since starting lessons!  I’m so excited to see how far he will go!”  Awesome job, Colin!  Here’s more about him:

Age: 9
School: Foreign Language Academy, 3rd Grade
What is your favorite song you’ve played so far?      
    Changing Moods
What do you want to be when you grow up?
    A doctor
What do you like about music?
  I like when people sing!
What’s your favorite Superhero or Fictional Character?
   Spiderman, Antman, and the Wasp 
Any advice for other student musicians?
  Try your best!  Work hard!

Way to go, Colin!  We’re so proud of you!

10 Years of KCRB, Upcoming Spring Recitals and a Coffee Shop Show