I received an email today from a High School Music teacher who recently launched a new website called www.writtenforguitar.com. George Wanat has been teaching in a New York City public High School for the last 10 years. His new website and musical arrangements available on the site are his response to the “unsatisfying guitar music […]
This year at Grosse Pointe Music Academy we will offer a variety of Band/Ensemble classes for students of all ages and instruments. We now offer Rock Band, Jazz Band, String Quartet, Guitar Ensemble and Adult Rock/Blues Jam group. Band/Ensemble classes help students learn the skills necessary for playing and performing with other musicians. We help […]
Music Camp August 6th-10th 2012
It’s not too late to sign up for next week’s music camp at Grosse Pointe Music Academy. This will be the second of two individual camps offered this summer by the Music Academy. We are are currently seeking instrumentalists and vocalists that are interested in learning more about music to sign up! We will ensure […]
West Park Farmers Market and Music on the Plaza
All summer long Grosse Pointe Music Academy will have a tent set up at the Village Associations Music on the Plaza events and also the West Park Farmers Market in Grosse Pointe Park. During each event we will have games, prizes, and other chances to win. Stop by to get information on our programs or […]
Grosse Pointe Music Academy Spring Recital 2012
Grosse Pointe Music Academy Spring Recital 2012 and non-perishable food drive to help feed the hungry. Location: Grosse Pointe Unitarian Church 17150 Maumee, Grosse Pointe City Time: Session 1: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Session 2: 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Date: Friday June 8th View Larger Map Please be generous and bring your […]
Immerse yourself in Music this summer!
CLICK HERE FOR OUR 2013 CAMP Information Music Camps are popular during the summer months because it gives students a chance to immerse themselves in a musician’s lifestyle of practicing and learning new things. Grosse Pointe Music Academy is offering 2 weeklong camps designed to give budding musicians the space to learn, […]
Summer Camp at Grosse Pointe Music Academy
Grosse Pointe Music academy will host summer camp for students of all instruments aged 9-17. Spend 1 or two weeks this summer getting better with your instrument and becoming more complete musician. Students involved in private lessons currently as well as new students will have a great time learning new things and playing with other […]
Sign up now for Music Together
Spring Semester is here and it’s not too late to register. Music Together of Grosse Pointe, held at the Grosse Pointe Music Academy welcomes you to our beautiful new location on 19443 Mack, near Men’s Wearhouse and Caribou Coffee (a great plus!). Many of you in our classes are returning for your 2nd or […]
Music Together Spring Session
Current Music Together Semester Parents, welcome back to our Music Together Spring Session semester at the Grosse Pointe Music Academy. We at Music Together of Grosse Pointe are so excited to share our new songs from the Triangle collection with you and your child. Whether you have experienced our classes before, or are new to […]
Dogs play piano
Dogs play piano! If you’re one of those people who say something like: “I’d like to play music, but I don’t have any rhythm” then watch this video. Not to take anything away from the intelligence of dogs, but if they can do it then so can you! I’m not saying that you have what […]
Grosse Pointe Music Academy is Moving!
Grosse Pointe Music Academy which is currently located at the corner of Mack and Cadieux in Grosse Pointe Park will be moving at the end of March. Beginning on April 16th we will be conducting all of our classes and operations from 19443 Mack Ave in Grosse Pointe Woods. Grosse Pointe Music Academy was originally […]
February 20th – On this Day in Music History
Is February 20th special? Heck yeah it is! Not only is it our own David Bolla’s birthday (Happy birthday Dave!), but all these cool things happened on this day as well: 1745 – The birth of composer Johann Peter Saloman. 1770 – The birth of […]
Adult Music Lessons
Many people consider learning an instrument as an adult. If you’re thinking about it then just do it. Some may say this and some may say that but if you want to learn music then learn. You don’t have to be the best at something to become well educated […]
Is music a higher revelation for you?
“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy” – Ludwig van Beethoven. Is this a blanket statement by Beethoven or does anyone believe that this is true. Is music actually a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy? Is music a revelation […]
Vibration Creates Matter
I’m most definitely not looking to start a debate on creation, religion or anything like that with posting this video. If you want to comment from that point of view then that’s totally fine, but I just wanted to be clear that it’s not my intention. More and more scientists seem to be in acceptance […]
So You want to be President?
US President Musicians President Harry S. Truman, the man in the White House when the United States intervened on behalf of the millions of innocent people who were being displaced and massacred by Hitler’s Nazi Germany, claimed to have practiced his piano lessons for two hours […]
PRINCE DISCOVERS THE CURE FOR BALDNESS… GUITAR PLAYING
According to the Times of India… LONDON: Pop superstar Prince believes playing the electric guitar his entire life has stopped him from going bald. The 52-year-old pop legend, who can play 27 different instruments, is convinced the electricity that flows through a guitar when he strums it is the reason he still has luscious locks, Daily […]
A Common Mistake That’ll Grow Hair on Any Guitarist’s Palms
I see a lot of guitarists making a fundamental mistake in their approach to the instrument. It stunts their growth and holds them back, sometimes for years. The worst part is that, on the surface, the mistake seems completely harmless. That insidious mistake is playing what you already know how […]
If birds can learn to sing, you can too!
I’ve always that that it is really cool listening to birds imitate the sounds and songs of other animals and especially humans. Anyone who has been in the presence of birds can clearly see that they are extremely interested in music and any kind of sound. I’m pretty sure that most animals on earth have […]
“This is Your Brain on Music”
Director of McGill University’s Laboratory for Musical Perception, Cognition and Expertise and best-selling author of “This is Your Brain on Music,” Daniel Levitin blends cutting-edge scientific findings with his own experiences as a former record producer and still-active musician.