We’re excited about this year’s Showcase bands featuring new groups and returning players, all passionate about music. Mark your calendar! Sunday, March 25th at 4pm at the Bull Run, in Shirley, MA.
Be sure to buy your tickets from your favorite musician. Not only will you support these aspiring musicians, you will support music in our public schools. Proceeds from the 2018 Showcase will be donated to the Gardner public school music programs. Since 2005, FutureStars has generated more than $20000 for public school music. Continue reading “FutureStars Showcase 2018 Performers”→
Studies show learning music is beneficial and Fun for all ages.
For school children, music lessons can improve their:
Teens enjoy sharing music – it opens the doors for better cultural understanding and tolerance. Music instruction during youth is known to:
~ Improve SAT score averages
~ Boost creative skills valuable for work life success
Adults find playing an instrument – re-visiting the band instrument of their youth, or learning the instrument of their dreams – can be a great stress reliever. Music lessons as an emotional outlet can reduce ‘job burnout’.
Seniors enjoy playing and sharing music with friends. Music lessons can help avoid age-related memory loss, but can also help elders cope with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other similar diseases.
City Music’s Lesson Studios in Gardner and Leominster host the areas most qualified, experienced instructors.
Our teachers offers their expertise and love of music tailored to YOUR interest, YOUR pace, YOUR goals.
Performing Songwriter Joanna Katzen is teaching at our Gardner Lesson Studios
We are so pleased to have Joanna join City Music. She is a Berklee College of Music graduate with great teaching experience. She has taught privately and in workshops, and has performed professionally. Her passion for music will inspire you.
Ms. Katzen welcomes students of all ages for:
Guitar lessons, including:
Contemporary, folk, finger-style and beginning classical
Joanna’s music skills are perfect for any level student. Whether your music interest is new or your are re-visiting a favorite pastime, Ms. Katzen tailors her lessons to suit your preferences. She will make your musical efforts a success.
Call City Music Gardner now to be included in Joanna’s schedule.
Its an impressive line-up of bands and soloists playing both cover and original material in a variety of genres. Come see what these young people – all 18 and younger – have accomplished on their own and with friends. It is very likely that you will witness the early performance of true Future Stars.
Tickets are on sale from the performers and at City Music for $15 ($20 at the door). Be sure to support your favorite performer as the band and soloist that sells the most tickets will win recording time courtesy of The Root Cellar
AND – you will support music in our schools: proceeds will benefit the Gardner Schools Music Boosters.
Since 2005, City Music has donated more than $11000 from FutureStars events to support music in our public schools through the Leominster and Gardner Music Boosters. Learning a musical instrument offers a lifetime of benefits.