Joel Katz’ Classes For Spring 2014

Joel Katz is one of our talented and versatile lecturers in music at UH-MC. He teaches a variety of classes in instrumental performance and music technology next semester. New for Spring 2014: Hawaiian Steel Guitar! Here are the classes, including the day of week and time. Beginning Guitar MUS 121 D TR 9:00-10:15a Intermediate Guitar

By | November 26th, 2013|Announcements, Blog|0 Comments

HWST/MUS176 History of Hawaiian Music

One of the new music offerings at UH-MC is “History of Hawaiian Music”, taught by Dr. Keola Donaghy. He taught a similar class at UH-Hilo for eight years, and is now offering the class online through the UH system's Laulima courseware system. While the class does have two prerequisite courses listed, Keola will happily waive

By | November 13th, 2013|Announcements, Blog|Comments Off on HWST/MUS176 History of Hawaiian Music

The Secrets of Vocal Health on the Road

Jaime Vendera is a vocal coach, world-renowned for his wineglass-shattering voice as seen on shows like MythBusters, Dr. Oz, and Super Human Showdown. Many of his books, including Raise Your Voice 1 & 2, The Ultimate Breathing Workout, and the Sing Out Loud series have been read by countless singers, beginner and pro alike. Jaime

By | October 3rd, 2013|Blog, Helpful Links|Comments Off on The Secrets of Vocal Health on the Road

The Top 5 Lyric Pitfalls

Jason Blume is in his eighteenth year of teaching BMI’s Nashville Songwriters’ Workshop, and has written hit songs for many artists in a staggering variety of genres. Jason has also been a regular instructor and mentor at the Kaua‘i Music Festival. He offers his list of the Top Five Pitfalls that he sees in many

By | September 24th, 2013|Blog, Helpful Links|0 Comments

Discounted Tickets for UHMC Students For Selected Events This Fall At MACC

The Maui Arts and Cultural Center has offered discouted prices to UH-Maui students for the Fall 2013 semester. The price for tickets is $15 ($12 special ticket price plus $3 facility fee= $15 total)
. The UH-MC special offer is for students only – not faculty – and only for these select shows. 
Students MUST show

By | September 14th, 2013|Announcements, Blog, Performances|Comments Off on Discounted Tickets for UHMC Students For Selected Events This Fall At MACC

A Guide to Music Performance Royalties

The folks at the website “Music • Technology • Policy” have posted an excellent and concise series of blog posts that discuss the creation of music, from composition, through copyrighting, publishing and recording, and explains how these various parties in these creative activities can make money from them. Part One and Part Two.  

By | September 13th, 2013|Blog, Helpful Links|Comments Off on A Guide to Music Performance Royalties

5 Top Tips to Get the Most from Your Affordable Vocal Mic

CD Baby's DIY Musician blog is a great source for useful information on maximing your money, time and resources. This recent addition talks about how to get the most from your affordable vocal microphone. This post should not be construed as an endorsement of CD Baby or its services, simply a link to what we believe

By | August 22nd, 2013|Blog, Helpful Links|Comments Off on 5 Top Tips to Get the Most from Your Affordable Vocal Mic

Free Concert, String Quartet from San Francisco This Sat. 10 Aug, 2013

Please join us this Saturday 10th Aug for an evening of 20th & 21st century classics for string quartet. 6:30 pm Pre-concert talk  - highly recommended 7:30 pm Concert A'ali'ikuhonua Creative Arts Center at Seabury Hall, 480 Olinda Rd.,  Makawao String Quartet: Leading musicians from San Francisco Symphony -  Sarn Oliver, Mariko Smiley, violins,  David Kim, viola, and Sebastien Gingras cello . The program contains

By | August 8th, 2013|Announcements, Blog, Performances|Comments Off on Free Concert, String Quartet from San Francisco This Sat. 10 Aug, 2013