Studies show that children who don't learn to play a musical instrument often try to eat one. Save your offspring from an awkward doctor's visit with today's Groupon to Riff Factory, valid at locations in Maple Grove, Oakdale, Richfield, and Roseville. Choose between the following options:
• For $20, you get two 30-minute one-on-one music lessons in your choice of guitar, bass guitar, ukulele, mandolin, DJ, or percussion, including instrument rental (a $40 value).
• For $20, you get four two-hour jam sessions for kids ages 5–17 (a $40 value).
With a special focus on beginner musicians, Riff Factory instructs beat-hungry students on melodious matters in private lessons. Most of Riff Factory's savvy instructors boast either collegiate musical education or experience performing in professional bands. Rental instruments are included in each lesson, allowing students to save their own cherished noisemakers for crowd-pleasing ukulele smashing.
Riff Factory invites burgeoning troubadours to its jam sessions for kids ages 5–17. Mini musicians can perform with their peers and learn how to work cooperatively as a band, helping future virtuosos sort out hiccups in ensemble dynamics and agree to wear jean jackets that are all tattered to the same degree.