Congratulations to the students who performed at the August 7th Concert!
Jason M., Neema K., Joaquin C.,
Hannah M., Vanessa S., Maxwell S., Savanna S., Anabell H., Mathew K.,
Marie G., Bryan M., Joshua P.,
Sara S., Ashly H., Kass F.,
Harmony O., Colton T., Anawat C.,
Debbie H., Jason K., Joy K., Olivia S.
Technology for Music
Learning to read music? Check out these apps that make note recognition into a game! Each one has different features, so preview them to see which could be the best fit for you.
Apple options –
Note Perfect! Piano Notes! My Note Games Flashnote Derby Note Squish
Android options –
Flashnote Derby Note Trainer Music Trainer Music Tutor Site Read
Back to School!
And back to music lessons!
Spots are filling up, so call us TODAY to get the best time for you!
Instruments we teach:
-Voice (Singing) -Ukulele
-Clarinet ALL AGES!
Aug. 31 – Lessons Resume!
Sept. 7 – Labor Day — We are OPEN! Lessons take place as normal.
Nov. 20 – FALL CONCERT! 7:00pm
Nov. 23-27 – Thanksgiving Break, NO LESSONS
Dec. 21 – Jan. 1 – Christmas Break, NO LESSONS
Jan. 4 – Lessons Resume
Live Shows to see in KC
“A live performance is worth at least three private lessons.” -Doug Aurwarter
8/21 – Foo Fighters – rock
8/21 – Lady Antebellum – country
8/30 – Boston – 80s rock
9/26 – Audra McDonald – Broadway
9/21 – Taylor Swift -pop
10/10 –Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan – mariachi
10/15 – Dr. John – funk/jazz
10/18 – Jake Shimabukuro – ukulele master
11/29 – Lights and The Mowgli’s – alternative rock
12/8 – The Who – 70s rock
12/15 – Straight No Chaser – a cappella
Karren Schiele – Voice & Piano Teacher
Years teaching: 25
Education: University of Missouri – Kansas City Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor of Arts in Music
Favorite Musical Genre: Jazz
Current song stuck in your head: Happy
Favorite Food: Cabbage and Cornbread
Hobbies besides music: Watching decorating and design shows, & board games. Scrabble, Taboo, Clue—I’m very competitive! And my grandson is the highlight of my life!
Favorite Movie: I don’t like movies–I always fall asleep!
Birthdate and Place: Halloween, 1970, in Chicago, IL.
Favorite Vacation: Bahamas & Jamaica
Favorite thing about teaching music: The people–the different personalities; understanding each person and fulfilling their needs.