Songwriter Spotlight: Ulises Ramirez Sanroman

5/21/20 12:50 PM / by Metro Music Makers posted in songwriter, songwriting

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This spring, Metro Music Makers hosted a songwriting contest for our students. Students were challenged to write a song based on one of our five values as a company: Be authentic. Bring your best. Pursue growth. Be flexible.

Winners were selected by our team of teachers based on several criteria. Ulises Ramirez Sanroman's song tied for first place in our instrumental category. Ulises is 13 years old and has been studying music with Metro Music Makers for four years. His instructor Mark Grundhoefer interviewed him recently. Enjoy getting to know this young, talented musician, and then check out his original song!

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Songwriter Spotlight: Georgia Grein

5/15/20 2:01 PM / by Metro Music Makers posted in songwriter, songwriting

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This spring, Metro Music Makers hosted a songwriting contest for our students. Students were challenged to write a song based on one of our five values as a company: Be authentic. Bring your best. Pursue growth. Be flexible.

Winners were selected by our team of teachers based on several criteria. Georgia Grein was the first place winner in our category for "Songs with Words" for students under 14 years old. Georgia is 11 years old and has been studying music with Metro Music Makers for five years! Her instructor Mark Grundhoefer interviewed her recently. Enjoy getting to know this young, talented musician, and then check out her original song!

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The Potential of Digital Instruments: Part 1

5/7/20 3:09 PM / by Metro Music Makers posted in music instruments

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written by Dr. Victor Ezquerra

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Student Spotlight: Ava Darnell

4/27/20 11:10 AM / by Metro Music Makers posted in Student of the Month

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Ava Darnell is 12 years old and has been studying music with Metro Music Makers for a year and a half. Her instructor Grace Mason recently interviewed her for our Student Spotlight series.

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Choosing Guitar Picks

4/13/20 7:00 AM / by Metro Music Makers posted in play guitar, buying a guitar, Guitar

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Written by Metro Music Makers instructor Dr. Victor Ezquerra

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Metro Music Makers can help you make your Spring Break Staycation FUN!

4/1/20 9:30 AM / by Metro Music Makers

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5 Great Websites for Music Education at Home

3/19/20 1:20 PM / by Metro Music Makers posted in Miscellaneous, Practicing, Teacher Tips, Online Lessons

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by Metro Music Makers instructor Chelsea Sefzik

This is an interesting time for us all, isn’t it? Some people may be enjoying the at-home time, but for others, this is a big challenge. I know that I miss my students, but I’ve been thinking about ways to educate them through the online platform that Metro Music Makers has been using. I have found what I believe are some worthwhile music sites to grow my students even though I’m not in the room with them. Maybe that break from common core math all day can be comprised of a few of these?

1. Flashcards – I believe we could all use a little note refresher, and
this website not only includes treble and bass clef, but also
alto and tenor clefs. It’s even got a timer for a little extra hustle.
Enjoy! Name That Note

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Teacher Spotlight: Mark Grundhoefer

3/9/20 7:45 AM / by Julie Tiemann posted in Teacher Spotlight, Our Teachers

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2020 Summer Camps at Metro Music Makers

3/4/20 9:13 AM / by Metro Music Makers

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Metro Music Makers is excited to be partnering with Alpharetta Recreation, Parks and Cultural Services to produce our camp experiences this summer. We are thrilled to be bringing back our two most popular camp offerings: Rock Band Camp and Musical Theatre Camp.

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Student Spotlight: Sydney Musembi

3/2/20 7:00 AM / by Julie Tiemann posted in Student of the Month

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Sydney Musembi is 8 years old and has been studying piano with Metro Music Makers for a couple of years. Her instructor Kristen Van Dyke recently interviewed her for our Student Spotlight series.

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