Schedule

Music Lesson Marathon

Make Music Day is the perfect opportunity to shake the dust off your instrument and start playing again, or to pick up an instrument for the first time.

This June 21, national brands and partners curated day-long marathons of live, free, online group lessons taught by dozens of master musicians on a wide array of instruments. There were offerings for all ages, and all skill levels – from beginning to advanced.

Click on the links below to explore the schedule!

Music Lesson Marathon

Brass
presented by Jupiter

Eight hours of masterclasses from Jupiter’s world-renowned trumpet, trombone and tuba artists cover fundamental brass techniques, jazz improvisation, creative practicing strategies, and the big picture of life as a musician.

Harmonica
presented by Hohner

Harmonica leader Hohner presents a full day of lessons from their endorsed artists. From a “day one” lesson to advanced techniques, learn to play blues and chromatic harmonica from some of the most prominent harmonica players in the country.

Interactive Children’s Music
presented by Nuvo and Slippery Rock University

Join Nuvo Instrumental and Slippery Rock University for six hours of interactive children’s music! Activities will alternate between general music experiences and an introduction to NUVO instruments. You can join in at any time and all ages are welcome.
 

JackTrip
presented by JackTrip Labs

JackTrip is open source audio technology that makes high-quality performance of music over the internet feasible and accessible to everyone. If you have been making music online, and have been frustrated by latency and poor sound quality, learn more about JackTrip from an expert and see if it might be for you!
 

Music Production
presented by Dance Music Initiative

Dance Music Initiative (DMI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to collectively inspire creativity through dance music culture. We are a collective of dance music enthusiasts who pool their resources and knowledge to support others in their musically creative endeavors. DMI inspires others through instruction, mentoring, and sharing.
 

Piano
presented by Music Teachers National Association

Join Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) for a series of virtual piano lessons on Make Music Day via Zoom! Teachers from across the country will present a variety of lesson topics for beginner students of all ages. Participants should plan to be near an acoustic piano or digital keyboard when attending these lessons.
 

Ukulele
presented by Flight

Flight Ukulele are putting on 12 hours of ukulele lessons and workshops for players of all skill levels. The workshops will be delivered by our diverse range of talented Flight Uke Crew artists and teachers. Check us out at @flightukulele and on YouTube at Flight Ukulele.