How to sing and play at the same time

written by Metro Music Makers instructor Mark Grundhoefer A question I get asked a lot is, “How do I sing and play at the same time?” Learning a song on an instrument is difficult enough. To add singing on top of what you’re playing can often times seem impossible, especially when the vocal line does […]

Why we recommend piano for adaptive lessons

As the Director of Music Therapy for Metro Music Makers, I love that we are able to offer adaptive lessons as part of our in-home services. I always recommend starting with piano, and if you’re a parent of a current or potential future adaptive student, I’d like to share with you some of the reasons for this.

The Essential Holiday Gift Guide to Purchasing Music Instruments (Keyboard and Guitar Edition)

Music instruments are popular gifts during the holiday season and, we believe, the best gifts anyone could receive. The gift of a guitar or keyboard can spark creativity and lead to life-long inspiration. Each Christmas, parents put instruments under the tree in hopes that their children will develop a love for playing music. It’s important to […]