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News & Interest | Music Gallery Academy

Mini Guitar Lesson: Blues Soloing from the Chord

Mini Guitar Lesson: Blues Soloing from the Chord
Music Gallery Instructor, Bill Uhler, demonstrates how to develop guitar solos over a 12 bar blues in A using the chord shapes (A7, D7, E7) as a guide. 

FREE Ukulele Class! | Music Gallery Academy

FREE Ukulele Class! | Music Gallery Academy

Join Us Tonight Thursday July 30, 2019 for a FREE Ukulele Class and Singalong at Aloha City Ukes.

Tonights event will be hosted by Music Gallery Instructor, Zach Kidder from 6:30-7:30pm at Aloha City Ukes - 453 Roger Williams Ave. Highland Park, IL 60035

Hope to see you there!

Highland Park Kids Fair 2019 | Music Gallery Academy

Highland Park Kids Fair 2019 | Music Gallery Academy
Music Gallery Academy will be there to support Irina Makkai and The Highland Park Kids Fair with an Instrument Petting Zoo where children will be encouraged to get their hands on ukuleles, electric guitars, and electric drum sets.

Acoustic Performance Group Enrolling Now!

Acoustic Performance Group Enrolling Now!
We're opening up enrollment for our Acoustic Performance Group led by our highly celebrated instructor, Bill Uhler! 

Student Spotlight: Gen Nehrt

Gen Neht Student Spotlight | Music Gallery Academy

Gen realized a valuable lesson of performance. She was secure enough to say to herself, “Even if I tank, it will be okay”

This reminds us that wrong notes are just steps closer to the right ones. We should all celebrate where we are and let our best efforts speak for themselves and trust that each performance serves to make us better performers over time.

10 Serious Reasons to Pursue Music Lessons

10 Serious Reasons to Pursue Music Lessons

Music is one of the most powerful resources we have for our health, enjoyment, and overall wellbeing. Here are a 10 interesting facts about music and music lessons found on Do Something.org

How Playing An Instrument Benefits your Brain - Anita Collins

How Playing An Instrument Benefits your Brain - Anita Collins
Here is an AWESOME piece from TedEd on the many benefits of playing a musical instrument.

Children and The Ukulele | Music Gallery Academy

Children and The Ukulele | Music Gallery Academy

Children have a special curiosity that lets them become more automatic and free with music than some of us who study our whole lives. 

They listen closely and pay attention to how music makes them feel before they would ever worry about whether or not they are on the right beat or playing the right notes.

Focus On The Arts 2019

Focus On The Arts 2019
Focus On The Arts 2019 showed us how music is language by demonstrating the myriad conversational elements that take place in a jam session. Torin's interactive and ambitious approach caused the whole room to smile and experience music in a brand new way.