An Interview with Ms. Louise Baranger Ms. Louise teaches brass at Music Maker Workshops on Wednesday, Friday & Saturdays They call you the Trumpet Diva, how did that name come about? It was sort of a gag amongst female musicians in L.A.  My dear friend, Christy Belicki (now a successful trombonist in Germany) was Posaune…

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We Have Instruments for Rent As school is back in session so many students are starting band & orchestra at school.  We have you covered with those instruments you need. Stop by our music studio located in Ahwatukee to pick up your school instrument.  Rent month-to-month and worry-free. Music Maker Workshops is proud to partner…

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The Summer Scavenger Hunt We had an amazing summer with so many participants in the summer practice challenge. The challenge was to get 5 clues to the scavenger hunt to earn a key to the Ice Cream Social. Where there was ice cream, toppings, creative station & raffle prizes. Students needed to complete individualized goals organized…

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A Summer to Remember A picture of Crazy Mr. Chris and his guitar class on Country Western Day. This summer we sparked creativity with our  Morning Music Camp series with 7 weeks of sold-out camps. This unique camp allows students to choose three instruments to learn: piano, ukulele, guitar, violin, voice, or drums. Plus, drum…

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The studio was started by Mrs. Bev Bigam Mrs. Bev Bigam has always loved music and when she moved to the states from Victoria, B.C. 25 years ago she wanted to start a music school. The studio started as a traveling musical workshop program.  This is why the studio has the name, ‘workshops’ within it. …

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Camps Are Filling up Fast! It’s only the beginning of May but the summer music camps for children ages 5-10 are almost full!  With various themes, these camps spark creativity and fun around learning new instruments. Students get to choose three instruments to learn from piano, guitar, ukulele, violin, voice and drums. These camps are…

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Introducing Cheston! Cheston, 11, was born with several medical issues and diagnosed with Autism Spetrum Disorder at age 2.  He started taking music lessons at our studio a few years ago.  He takes weekly piano lessons with Ms. Cindy and together they’ve developed a great bond. Phoenix Children’s Article on Cheston To read about Cheston’s…

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Music Maker Workshops is proud to present the 2022 Spring Recitals.  These recitals will be held at Esperanza church in Ahwatukee.  This facility has a beautiful campus and quaint chapel with lovely acoustics.  We appreciate their support of Esperanza over the years.  We have been using their facility for over a decade.  This spring they…

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2022 Drum & Guitar Competition at Cactus Jacks Article from Ahwatukee Foothills Newspaper An Interview with Competition Facilitator, Office Manager Jessica Magee. Tell us about this Competition This is the 4th year we have held the drum competition. It started as an idea from one of our instructors, Mr. David, as a chance to honor…

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Introducing Mr. An, MMW Violin Teacher Be positive, be devoted and be patient. At what age did you start learning the violin? My parents had bought a hand-size violin for me to play like a toy since my first birthday. Here is a picture of me when I was four years old playing the violin…

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