Rock band for 4-7 year olds? Yep, we’re doing that!

The program is called KidzRock, and it is exactly as described — a rock band program for kids 4-7 years old.  Ambitious? Yes, but totally do-able! I know what you’re thinking, how do you get a kid who is 4-7 years old, let alone a group of them, prepped for…

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Welcome Syd Burnham, New Voice Instructor!

We’re absolutely thrilled that Syd Burnham has joined our team as an instructor here at Michigan Rock School!  She’s available for voice lessons and beginning guitar, and as it says in her bio, “she loves when students aspire to integrate songwriting and instrument accompaniment into their voice lessons,” Check out…

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New Year Special! 2 months for $160!

*Sorry, this offer has expired. Are you giving or receiving a new musical instrument this holiday season? Maybe your New Year’s resolution is to play an instrument? We’d love to help you start the New Year, and your passion for music off on the right foot. We’re offering a great…

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10 Pro Tips for Becoming a Better Musician

Everyone knows that becoming a better musician requires practice. But beyond practicing chords, scales – the “not so fun” stuff – what can a budding musician do to see improvement and become a better player? Here’s our list of 10 pro tips for becoming a better musician. Whether your instrument…

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Welcome New Guitar Instructor, Cole Garlak!

We’re pretty excited to welcome Cole Garlak to the Michigan Rock School team. Cole is a monster guitar player, outstanding songwriter, great singer/front-man, and all-around nice guy! He comes from a long line of professional musicians, and he’s been playing guitar nearly his entire life. At a very early age…

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Part 3: Is my child ready for rock band programs?

In part three of this three-part blog series we will explore the rock band programs we offer at Michigan Rock School, and shed some light on when students are ready to participate (read Part one and Part two here.). As these programs aren’t the “typical” model for music lessons, we…

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Part 2: On what instrument should my child start lessons?

In part one of this three-part blog series we explored the age that children should be when they begin lessons. You can read that article here. In part two we offer up our opinions on what instrument your child should play when they decide they’d like to start taking music…

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Part 1: What age should my child be for music lessons?

image courtesy of Music & Rock School   We field a lot of questions about kids beginning music lessons here at Michigan Rock School, and we love helping people with answers. So we’ve put together a three part blog series to address some of the more common questions we hear.…

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