Free Family Music Series
A family event for music-loving families, as well as for those who want to explore music for the first time! The centerpiece of this series is a live concert. Before and after each concert, the musicians will give free sample lessons to kids and adults on the instruments featured in the concert. MacPhail Early Childhood Music staff will also be on site to engage families in a music-themed art project. Light refreshments will follow the concert.
September 6, 2014, November 1, 2014 | January 24, 2015, May 2, 2015
Jack Brass Band! Free Family Music Series
Saturday, November 1, 2014
10 a.m. or 11 a.m.
MacPhail Center for Music
501 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, MN
Art and instrument explore area at 10, 10:45, 11 and 11:45 a.m.
Venture away from the cold metropolis and find yourself in the heart of New Orleans with the Jack Brass Band. Discover new twists on old favoritres as you hear the brass band treatment of a traditional jazz tune, a spirital, a modern street tune and even an R&B cover. Follow the historical progression of the New Orleans brass band as the ensemble reveals the different roles of each member of the group. Hear original compositions by group members and discuss how they embody elements of the brass tradition.
Click here to view the event flyer and get directions!
KIDSTOCK - Open house! September 6, 2014
An open house for kids 10 and under!
- Saturday, September 6, 2014
- 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
- MacPhail Center for Music 501 S. 2nd Street, Minneapolis
This free open-house experience at our downtown location, will give an opportunity for kids and their caregivers to see what MacPhail is all about! We will have a CD Release Party for Sing, Play, Count! with MacPhail, you can also try out instruments and meet our teaching artists! Also, there are sample classes and lessons, outdoor activities, music-themed art projects and free treats!
If you'd like to see the KIDSTOCK flyer with more information and directions, click here!