Events

Jam Night

Stages Music Arts 10 Stenerson Lane, Cockeysville, MD

Our hugely popular Jam Night is back for May! Jam Night is an opportunity for students of all ages and abilities to informally play together under the guidance of an instructor. Jam Night can take many forms, depending on who is in attendance, but usually includes playing songs selected by attendees, guided improvisation, opportunities to […]

How to Re-String Your Guitar

Stages Music Arts 10 Stenerson Lane, Cockeysville, MD

How often do you replace your guitar strings? Probably not as often as you should! Replacing the strings on your guitar is easier than you think. Save time and money by learning how to do it yourself. Bring your own strings and guitar. Free for Stages Students; $25 for General Public Get tickets at Eventbrite

Musical Theatre Workshop: “It’s a Hard Knock Life”

Stages Music Arts 10 Stenerson Lane, Cockeysville, MD

Join us for a fun evening of dance and movement in the style of Musical Theatre. Students will act out and learn fun choreographed moves to the chorus of “It’s A Hard Knocked Life”. Student should wear comfortable clothes to dance and slide in. This workshop is free for Stages students ($15 for general public). […]

Strumming with Perfect Rhythm

Stages Music Arts 10 Stenerson Lane, Cockeysville, MD

Calling all rhythm guitarists!! Learning to master the movement of your strumming hand is essential to playing and singing at the same time and/or playing with others. Join Molly Garrett on June 7th to focus on moving like a metronome - with perfect rhythm - keeping your strumming hand in constant and even motion - […]

Acoustic Open Mic Night

Stages Music Arts 10 Stenerson Lane, Cockeysville, MD

Share your talents at our next Open Mic Night! One song per performer (if time permits, performers may have the opportunity to perform again - so stick around!). Your RSVP on Eventbrite confirms your intent to attend this event as either a performer or spectator. IF YOU INTEND TO PERFORM, YOU MUST STILL PLACE YOUR […]

What Does it Mean to Play Bass?

Stages Music Arts 10 Stenerson Lane, Cockeysville, MD

What does it mean to play the bass? Certain instrumental roles are very clear - vocalist, lead guitarist, drummer. The role of the bass player is often overlooked. In this class, we're going to talk about the responsibility of the bass player, how to make your bandmates happy and the bass-ic techniques we need to […]

Learn to Play Music by Ear

Stages Music Arts 10 Stenerson Lane, Cockeysville, MD

Learn how to recognize common chords and simple patterns in music and play easy songs without needing to read sheet music. This workshop is FREE for Stages students. $15 for the general public. Register here.

Intro to Rhythm Basics

Stages Music Arts 10 Stenerson Lane, Cockeysville, MD

This workshop is for anyone who has been interested in playing the drums, but didn't know where to start. Ideal for musicians who don't necessarily want to be drummers but want to improve their rhythm and also understand what drummers do. By the end of this workshop you will be able to play your first […]

Tony McManus Celtic Guitar Concert

Stages Music Arts 10 Stenerson Lane, Cockeysville, MD

Ranked by peers and predecessors alike alongside the guitar world's all-time greats, Tony McManus' dexterous, dazzlingly original playing draws on traditions from the Celtic world, with further-ranging flavors such as jazz and European music. He is acknowledged as a pioneering figure in bridging the realms of Celtic music and other guitar genres. His ability to […]

Instructor Performance Series: Electric Molly

Julian S. Smith Performance Hall

Our Instructor Performance Series continues with Stages Instructor, Molly Garrett, who is reuniting her very first band with her brother, Danny Garrett and Stages Instructor Walsh Kunkel. Electric Molly will be performing both new songs and favorites from years past.  Opening for Molly & friends will be Stages student Shaya Miller on piano. Shaya is […]

David Rogers Classical Guitar Clinic & Concert

Stages Music Arts 10 Stenerson Lane, Cockeysville, MD

Termed “a prominent guitarist” by the New York Times, and praised by The Washington Post for his “astonishingly florid” improvisations, David Rogers Fuses classical, jazz, and world music into beautiful, expressive and virtuosic performances. He has been called a “modern master” of the classical guitar’ by 20th Century Guitar. ClassicsToday.com has praised his “first rate instrumental artistry,” and the Lute Society of America […]