Starting off 2019 with Musical Extravaganza

After a two-week break, we came back to the Music District campus with a fresh craving for new musical experiences. January brought a diverse set of sonic programs to our Northern Colorado community. We couldn’t wait to get back into the rehearsal studios, work on new beats and plan a whole bunch of inspiring events … Continued

Sonic outcomes: “Beyond Genre”

On July 18th, 2018, Off the Hook Arts and the Music District co-hosted the event Beyond Genre: An Improv Experiment and Discussion.  What does the term “genre” mean? Is it obsolete? What does it do for us as musicians, industry folks, and supporters of music? What are the challenges surrounding the term? What about this … Continued

Sonic Social Summer Celebration

Join the Music District on Saturday, June 23rd, as we kick-off summer with Sonic Social, a free open house-style celebration where you’re invited to plug in, turn up, and party on. Kick-back and get entertained The Living Room will feature fabulous performances, including a retro dance party with DJ Jason Heller and music by “Weird” gAL (Fort Collins’ own … Continued

Get to the Point with PechaKucha!

NOUN. Japanese term for ‘chit-chat.’ Pronounced: Pe-Chak-Cha (Or hear how this Muppets rendition teaches it.)  “PechaKucha 20×20 is a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and you talk along to the images.” – On May 3rd, 2018, the Music District will play host … Continued

Give the Gift of Music!

With the Holidays upon us along come the musical joys of caroling, gifting music lessons or instruments, holiday concerts, and musicals, etc. Indeed, the gift of music can come packaged in many ways! For me, a staff member and vocal instructor at the Music District, one of the biggest gifts is getting to work within … Continued