Venturing into the Sonic Continuum

When I was a kid — this, mind you, was a long time ago — my parents would take my sisters and me to stay with our grandmother when they needed babysitting support/added sanity. Grandma lived outside of town, on farmland, which meant there was an excellent amount of space to play outside, yay! It … Continued

Artists, Teachers and Teaching Artists – Everybody Wins!

*Guest Blog by Jen Zidon – Executive Director of STAMP and participant in ArtUp Week 2019* ArtUp Week sessions are great ways for artists to learn more about using their inherent gifts beyond performance and practice. At STAMP, we are always interested in helping artists learn ways to be more sustainable in their business practice. Artist, … Continued

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

The Universal Language: Melissa Reese ponders Music

By: Malini Bartels and Melissa Reese If you’re wondering who the new face is on campus, it’s Melissa Reese, our new General Manager. It was the Music District’s tagline, Find Your Place in Music, that drew Melissa to apply for the open position earlier this year. Melissa’s excitement for the future of the entire Music … Continued

Friendsgiving: Connect (and Contribute!) to Community

Confession: as the Music District’s new Community Manager, I’d like to admit first and foremost that I was never really a fan of group projects in school. As an adult, I’ve grown to appreciate them more — but the real take-home is this: group projects are actually pleasant when you’ve got committed, inspired people involved. … Continued

Hip-Hop History Month: A look into November

This past year saw Hip-Hop music dominate the mainstream, finally eclipsing all other musical categories as the most-listened-to genre. According to Nielsen’s 2017 year-end report, for the first time ever, R&B/Hip-Hop became the most dominant genre, with seven of the top 10 most-consumed albums coming from that genre. Nielsen said the Hip-Hop/R&B genre ended as … Continued

Celebrate Surround Sound Bash 2018!

The Music District is turning 2 and we are bringing back our biggest party of the year! Surround Sound Bash is happening on September 29th from 4-9pm and it’s FREE. So, RSVP right away to grab a spot to celebrate with us and find your place in music! 2018’s party means it is bigger and … Continued