Making Music a Priority

In a busy, fast moving world filled with a variety of activities and opportunities, it’s understandable that music sometimes gets pushed aside. We often get preoccupied with other things in our lives, especially things our society and culture tend to value more than...

So What is Music Therapy?

Music is known for how it can evoke deep emotions from its listeners; from sadness, to love, to loneliness, to happiness, and everything in between, music undoubtedly expresses human emotions in a very profound way.  What is music therapy?Music therapy is the...

Do I Need to Learn to Read Music?

By Kellen Baker, Instructor at Opus Music Academy A lot of beginning guitarists and people new to making music wonder: is it really necessary for me to learn how to read music? After all, neither Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney, or Jimi Hendrix ever learned how. Many...

Why consider In-Home Music Lessons?

You don’t have to travel to a music class or facility to take lessons. You can easily join other Twin Cities Area  music students just like you who are enjoying music lessons in the comfort of their own home. Although in-home lessons isn’t the preferable option for...