Mattie Rhodes hosts 12-week-long youth music program

By LESLIE COLLINS
Northeast News
September 25, 2013

 

For the four-member Latin band Making Movies, hosting a weeklong summer youth music camp wasn’t enough. Now, they want to offer one-on-one lessons at the Mattie Rhodes Center, 148 N. Topping, through December 5.

The after school music program began earlier this month and gives youth ages 10 to 18 the opportunity to hone their music skills, whether that’s singing or playing the guitar, bass or piano.

“After seeing the success and response of our yearly summer camp, we wanted to give kids the opportunity to continue their musical journey,” said Enrique Chi of Making Movies.

One youth who signed up for vocals at the summer youth camp became inspired by what she witnessed at camp and purchased a guitar when camp ended, he said.

“The weekly program gives her an affordable outlet to continue learning,” he said.

Slots are still available and include a 30-minute one-on-one lesson with professional instructors every Wednesday. Beginner to advanced are welcome to attend. Cost is $5 for the month or $15 for 12 weeks.

To sign up, visit the Mattie Rhodes Center, 148 N. Topping, Kansas City, Mo., or call (816) 241-3780.

Comments are closed.

  • Kansas City embraces the spirit of Thanksgiving

    November 25th, 2016
    by

    Northeast News November 25, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – This Thanksgiving, some in the community went above and beyond to […]


    Office Tower slated for Indep/Benton

    April 1st, 2016
    by

    Northeast Ruse KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Officials with Cashphlash, an international payday lending agency, has expressed interest in constructing a […]


    Fire destroys pawn shop warehouse

    November 19th, 2014
    by

    Michael Bushnell Northeast News Nov. 19, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri — The Kansas City Fire Department were called to an […]


    Neighborhood Advisory Council seeks candidates for 2015

    November 12th, 2014
    by

    Northeast News November 12, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Kansas City, Mo., Neighborhood Advisory Council is seeking candidates for […]


    A new program coming to teach children music

    November 5th, 2014
    by

    By Joe Jarosz Northeast News November 5, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – An area community center is hoping to bring […]


  • Hang out with runners along the Cliff Drive

    October 28th, 2014
    by

    By Joe Jarosz Northeast News October 29, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – This weekend, runners are heading for the cliff. […]


    Showcasing culture

    October 21st, 2014
    by

    By Michael Bushnell Northeast News October 22, 2014 On Oct. 18, the Don Bosco English as a Second Language Center […]


    No reservoir-ations about park’s future

    October 21st, 2014
    by

      By Joe Jarosz Northeast News October 22, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – First, they took a look at Independence […]


    Honor those who have passed with an event at the Kansas City Museum

    October 21st, 2014
    by

    By Joe Jarosz Northeast News October 22. 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Kansas City Museum wants to help you […]


    Par for the Concourse

    October 21st, 2014
    by

      By Joe Jarosz Northeast News October 22, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Saturday in the park, you’d think it […]


  • Local Weather

  • What’s Happening

    Meet the new meat man

    By Michael Bushnell Northeast News December 7, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – If you’ve noticed some new items in the […]

    KCPD turns focus to youth with new pilot program

      By Paul Thompson Northeast News December 7, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Gina English is heading into her new […]

    Wrapping up another year at the Northeast News

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News December 7, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – From the heartwarming to the heart-wrenching, the Northeast […]