Traversing the notes and frets of guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, and vocals, the faculty of professional musicians at School of Rock instructs junior jammers of varying statures with an eye on achieving live-performance skills. Nudge your future noodler into a private 45-minute lesson that prompts him or her to explore the auditory excess of rock 'n' roll. Burgeoning bassists learn how to keep backbeats rumbling, and drummers in training hone rhythm abilities that may one day spark drumstick-twizzling flash mobs at rock venues. Craft musical nuances with epic keyboards and synths, or hone singing swagger via vocal training with one of the school's sound-savvy instructors. At the end of their foray into musical musings, kids gain creative confidence, artistic appreciation, and the desire to play air guitar in the presence of strangers.
Combining their more than 25 years of experience working in music shops, David Baldry and Allen Kirsh opted to strike out on their own, and in 1988, Musicmakers Austin was born. To this day, the shop stands in the same location as it did when it first opened, and Baldy and Kirsh pride themselves on their impressive selection of instruments, musical accoutrements, and sculptures made out of guitar picks. Musicmakers Austin also provides equipment repair, as well as musical lessons on guitar, bass, ukelele, and piano.
The Lone Star School of Music nurtures musical musings of all ages and skill levels inside its audibly creative studio space. Fatherly music motivator Kurt Phillips invites parents to partner with their pintsize player up to 5 years old during an eight-week session of wee rock classes. Engage your tyke in a range of singing, dancing, and music-making exercises that enhance motor and cognitive abilities.
Since 1991, Natural Ear Music School has fulfilled the garage dreams of musicians of all ages, using approachable methods that simplify the fundamentals of playing music. Eschewing the sheet music and drills of most music schools, Natural Ear Music School understands the way that musicians communicate, using muscle-memory and hearing-skills exercises to excite amateurs and gigging pros alike.