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Creative Music Center to Sponsor first ever Monroe Music Festival Event to Take Place During May 27th Bicentennial Picnic at Wolfe Park Monroe, CT, May 19, 2023 – Creative Music Center is proud to announce its title sponsorship of the inaugural Monroe Music Festival. The exciting news was revealed today from Creative Music’s headquarter store […]

An Immersive Experience like No Other! “Every movement with a breath.” Our goal with Musical Yoga at The Creative Music Center is to provide our community with a guided journey to inner peace through the power of music and yoga. Meet the Instructor Yoga Instructor, Elizabeth Voytershark, has been practicing yoga for over ten years. […]

Creative Music Celebrates Area Music Teachers in 2023 Creative Music Center announced its Year of the Teacher on February 7th, 2023. The year-long celebration will honor and spotlight area teachers and educators for keeping music alive during the pandemic and delivering the gift of music to their students.  Creative Music will be publicizing the stories, people […]

What is a Step-Up Instrument?  Intermediate and Professional level instruments (AKA “Step-Ups”) are considered the next phases of a student’s musical journey.   Most students start on Beginner/Student level instruments, which are often easier to play allowing the student to gain confidence as they learn. These instruments are also made with more durable materials to resist […]

One of the primary inspirations for the founding of Creative Music Center is the importance of music in developing a child’s self-esteem, life skills and critical thinking skills.   These are facts empirically proven in study after study.   We are proud to provide some of this research (see links below) on our Musical Notes Blog to […]

“Practicing every day, even just for 10 minutes, helps develop your skills!”

Keys Partner Creative Music is a designated donation site GCTYO Creative Music students are part of the GCTYO and we support with advertisements Sacred Heart University Professional Development; Repairs, Business Basics & Music Advocacy; Credits for Music Educators Opus 30 Justice Creative Music makes a donation to Opus 30 Justice Little League Creative Music sponsors […]

Beyond the intrinsic value of music to cultures worldwide, education in music has benefits for young people that transcend the musical domain. The Arts Education Partnership (AEP) reviewed an extensive body of research to identify high quality, evidence-based studies that document student learning outcomes associated with an education in and through music. The results show […]

As a parent, a community member or business owner, your voice must be heard to influence school budget and curriculum decisions to assure all children have access to music education.  This action kit helps parents and community members influence support for music education in schools.  It will guide you in communicating with school board members […]

The NAMM Foundation and the Reisman Family have announced a fund in honor of NAMM board member, music education advocate and industry leader, Liz Reisman; she was 55 when she passed away 30 months after being diagnosed with brain cancer.  Reisman was the owner of Creative Music Center in Monroe, CT and a passionate supporter of […]

The benefits of music education extend well beyond childhood, lasting a lifetime. Music education is shown to have a multitude of benefits. It helps sharpen attentiveness, abstract reasoning and creativity. Children who are musically trained have stronger every day listening skills. Music engages both sides of the brain and challenges children to simultaneously concentrate on […]

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Creative Music Center teachers come together in song to uplift viewers and to honor those on the front line fighting COVID-19.

CMC strings instructor Seth Uricheck shares useful tips on how to properly tune your violin, viola or cello!

Learn how to properly size your child or yourself for any orchestral instrument. To size a student or yourself for the violin or viola, you will need to measure from the base of the neck to the middle of the left-hand palm. The arm must be fully extended and raised perpendicular to the body, just […]