February 2022

Photo Album: Piano Day 2022

Piano Day 2022 was a wonderful success, and we thank everyone who joined us for this fantastic weekend of learning, music-making, and fun! Student participated in rhythm workshops with Guest Artists Omaha Street Percussion, masterclasses with Conservatory Piano Artist-Faculty, as well as
February 23, 2022

Teacher Tip: The Importance of Improvisation

Provided by Derek Dreier, percussion Artist-Faculty Improvise. The (1, 2, 3…9) nine-letter word seldom uttered in conservatory hallways and yet an invaluable, perhaps necessary pedagogical tool. The word can have negative connotations (TheGrinch was a nasty improviser) but the ability to articulate
February 22, 2022

Summer Music Camp: Voice Insider Tips

Want to hear all about the inspiration and musical community that await at our awesome summer camp, SoundWaves? Check out this video featuring Conservatory student Maddie Smith! Maddie has appeared in many Omaha area theater productions, starring as James Trotter in James
February 15, 2022

6 Ways Music Benefits Kids

The numerous benefits of early childhood music education are hardly a secret. From problem solving to communication skills to relationship-building and more, exposure to music has been proven to be hugely important to development in children. Check out the infographic below to
February 11, 2022

Celebrate Black History Month: Black Women in Music

February is Black History Month, and we are eager to celebrate the numerous achievements by African Americans as well as acknowledge their central role in U.S. history! Keep reading to explore the multi-faceted and historic careers of five Black women and their
February 2, 2022
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