Metro Music Makers teacher and regular gigging musician J.T. Lee shares the art of balancing personal life with a career as a musician.
Metro Music Makers has an ongoing partnership with HomeStretch, an organization that guides working homeless families with minor children toward increased self-reliance and stability by providing Life Skills education, mentoring and supportive housing. Every other Tuesday night, we send a music instructor with a music therapy background to facilitate music classes for the children while the parents attend Life Skills classes. Instructor Calia Howse shares her experiences with us.
Our free goal-setting printables make the first music lessons of 2016 fun and productive for teachers and students. Even the youngest students benefit from talking about their accomplishments in 2015 and planning their goals for the upcoming year. Teachers, walk through the goal-setting process with your students by Celebrating success and evaluating progress Defining specific goals […]
The second episode of our Metro Music Makers podcast is up and ready for listening! This time, we’re interviewing Renee Holliman, our local assessment center supervisor for the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program. If you’re new to the Royal Conservatory program, it’s a judged event for students that tests their technical skills, performance proficiency, ear […]
As we continue to feature some of our most outstanding students with our Student of the Month honors, we’d also like to occasionally introduce you to some of our teachers, who are always working hard both in and out of lessons. We’d like you to meet Caitlin Andrews. 2014 was a big year for […]
Over the last few months, Allison and I have been venturing into the wonderful world of public speaking! This morning took us to the North Fulton Music Teachers Association, where we gave an exciting and unique talk about teaching strategies for students with special needs, behavioral issues or other learning challenges from a Music Therapy […]
Behind the scenes, here at Metro Music Makers, we are buzzing about the New Year! 2013 was a whirlwind of new ideas, excitement, and extraordinary engagement from our students, families, teachers, staff and community. Our students were inspired to perform in record numbers, our teachers and staff have displayed remarkable creativity and dedication, and we’ve […]