By Eric Andrews, OTW Student Good Grief! It was 50 years ago! On December 9, 1965, a seminal Christmas tradition was unwittingly created when “A Charlie Brown Christmas” first aired on CBS. Unlike other Christmas classics – such as “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “A Christmas Story” – it was […]
Continuing the #OTW Guitar Month, we would like to introduce you to one of our guitar students, 67-year-old Susan Davis, who has been taking lessons at Off The Wall School of Music for about 3 years. Here is Susan, in her own words… “… Studying music at Off the Wall is one […]
Welcome to our 2015 Musician Gift Guide! The links to the gifts are only for reference, and not to be intended as any endorsement of a specific on-line store. Most of these gifts can be acquired at many different on-line businesses, as well as your favorite local shop. In addition to the gift suggestions […]
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EQUALS…. The Organistrum! Check out the music made on an “organistrum”, an instrument whose roots go back to 10th century Spain. The Organistrum mechanics are based on a hurdy gurdy, but played almost like a harpsichord, which is a direct ancestor of the piano, where the strings are plucked instead […]
Have you looked out the window this morning? It’s a Jungle out there. Rain! Wind! Snow down south! Sleet to the north! So why not enjoy a little warm music today, care of our piano student Eamon. Here, you’ll see Eamon hit a bit of a hiccup … and improvise by […]
It’s piano month and we wanted to introduce you to some of our piano students at the school, such as 6-year-old Louis Boelter. Louis has been taking piano lessons with us for just over a year! Congrats! We recently had the opportunity to do a short interview with Louis and […]
Sunshine has been the scheduling and billing manager at Off the Wall School of Music for several years, so many of you will recognize her name. However, we wanted to give you a chance to get to know a little more about her sparkling personality — and why we enjoy her […]
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So, by now, we should all know now that Pearl Jam exploded and it all started 25 years ago this very week. And they went on and made more records and had more fun and then they…came back! And, when they did, the gritty alternative grunge band had become mainstream. […]