An interview with Chulyoung Park Chulyoung has recently joined the faculty at Music Maker Workshops. Music is the most precious gift in the world. Don’t doubt the power of music and always be prepared for where music needs to be. What was your first experience with learning music? When I was 15, I sold my…

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Introduction Wesley Student of the Month “Wesley always rises to meet and even surpass every challenge I give him. He always plays with an energy that inspires everyone that watched him, including myself!” – Mr. Devin Wesley’s favorite part of taking lessons at Music Makers is… “Mr. Devin is way cool and he likes funny…

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An interview with Dr. Steve Kinigstein “I believe music has the ability to unite, communicate, and form bonds between all people.” – Dr. Steve K. What is your favorite thing about being a musician? Easily, my favorite thing about being a musician is the joy of discovery. Whether I am playing or composing there is…

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An interview with MMW master piano teacher Dr. Ying Kuo. What are the basics of music composition? The basics of music composition include nice melodies, reasonable harmony, counterpoint, clear musical form…etc. For me, the basics of music composition are the sounds. Whatever sounds I feel are beautiful would be a music material to me. What…

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Impact Awards On December 2nd, 2021 Ahwatukee Foothills Women In Business hosted the Impact Awards at the Four Points by Sheraton in Phoenix.  This Gala included drinks, dinner, raffles, speeches, and an award ceremony.  The Guest Speaker was Christine Harms from the Arizona Cardinals. A Note from WIB Co-Chairs The impact awards are a great…

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Collecting for the Food Bank The team at Music Maker Workshops rallied together and collected 223 pounds of food for the families and individuals we serve here at St. Vincent de Paul.  Last week we had the crew from the food bank stop by with the truck to load it all up. Thank you MMW…

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Who is Mr. An? Zhihuan AN is a violin teacher at MMW.  He is also now a current Violin Doctoral student of the School of Music of Arizona State University.  He earned his Artist Diploma from Texas Christian University in 2020 and completed his Master’s degree at Campbellsville University in 2016. Mr. An has rich private…

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MMW is Proud to Present the Winter Recital Series You Are Invited to Participate! Who: This is open to all active MMW students. Where:  At Esperanza Lutheran Church Cost: $35.00 Per Participant Friends & Family are Free Sign Up here for Rectials   Friday, December 10th 5:30-6:45 pm 6:30-7:15 pm 7:30-8:30 pm Friday, December 17th…

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