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5 Ways To Make Music At Home With These NOLA Resources

March 30, 2020

It’s a proven fact that music makes people happy.

Listening to music can inspire, improve your ability to focus, and relieve stress. Below are 5 New Orleans area businesses that are providing services or tips to the community while COVID-19 has us rooted in our homes.

Community Classes at LAAPA

The Louisiana Academy of Performing Arts presents a series of FREE music and dance classes open to the community. Faculty members will stream classes via Zoom and will be available to answer any questions. For the class schedules, visit their website or Facebook page.

Freegal Music

Do you have your New Orleans Public Library card? If yes, you can download up to seven songs per week to most electronic devices or stream music for up to 6 hours per day. Choose from over 13 million songs and over 15,000 music videos. Find some great kid-friendly music and dance around your house. Here is a link to the Children’s Playlist.

Metairie School of Rock

Start your musical journey from anywhere with remote lessons from Metairie School of Rock. The Remote Program contains weekly one-on-one classes conducted by expert School of Rock instructors in a safe virtual lesson room. Click here to learn more or sign-up today.

Kindermusik with Madeline

Kindermusik with Madeline is offering unlimited online Kindermusik for the duration of the school closure for ages 0-7. Classes are for $85/four weeks. Click the link when it’s time for class. Sign up here

Nature Tip from GNOYO

The Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra suggests a great tip – get out into nature with your instruments for some outdoor practice! All you need is your music folder, a folding stand, a folding chair, clothespins (so your music stays on the stand), and your instrument.

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