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  • Museum of Making Music - Upcoming Events
    Read more Feb 27 Victor Wooten in Concert SOLD OUT Victor has been heralded as the Michael Jordan of the bass and one of the most fearless musicians on the planet Sold out Read more Mar 3 Pierre Bensusan Pierre has the ability to make a single guitar sound like an entire band as he brings the audience on a mesmerizing musical journey General Seating 20 Premium Seating 25 Read more Mar 5 Learn about LOW BRASS Musician clinician and educator Scott Sutherland a member of the Presidio Brass presents an educational afternoon exploring instruments of the tuba family Adults 15 Students Seniors 10 Read more Mar 12 Alphonso Johnson Alphonso Johnson is a master of both electric and upright bass as well as the Chapman Stick General Seating 25 Premium Seating 30 Read more Mar 19 Bass Explorations with Bert Turetzky An introduction to the world of contrabass presented by celebrated bassist educator recording artist and author Bert Turetzky General Seating 20 Premium Seating 25 Read more Mar 25 Albert Lee Friday Night Back by popular demand guitarist Albert Lee returns for a two night residency General Seating 30 Premium Seating 35 Read more Mar 26 Albert Lee Saturday Night Back by popular demand guitarist Albert Lee returns for a two night residency General Seating 30 Premium Seating 35 Read more Apr 1 John Clayton GRAMMY award winning musician and renowned bassist John Clayton shares an evening of music in conjunction with the LOW special exhibition General Seating 25 Premium Seating 30 Read more Apr 23 Classic Strings Modern Brew An exciting evening of classical guitar and craft beer with two internationally acclaimed musicians General Admission 20 Student Admission 15 Read more Apr 24 Lomax Project Family Workshop Families are invited to learn about folk music and instruments and

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  • Museum of Making Music - Perform @MoMM
    Museum of Making Music Thank you for your interest in performing at the Museum of Making Music To be considered for a performance at the Museum please read these guidelines and submit a Performance Proposal Performance Proposal All selected programs are presented by the Museum as part of our annual programming series and relate to our mission and core messages Music is a global human phenomenon but also an intimate personal experience that affects my life everyday The interaction of people instruments and imagination makes music The interaction of music and society causes shifts in musical styles innovation in musical instruments and the uses of instruments in making music Selection Criteria Programs are selected depending on how they fit with our special exhibitions and annual programming themes Programs are typically booked six to twelve months in advance Please note that the Museum does not rent out our performance space for personal recitals CD release parties or private performances If you would like to be part of our Local Flavor Concert Series this series highlights local musicians who perform and or reside primarily in San Diego County If you do not fit into this description please select General Concert as the

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  • Museum of Making Music - Student Recitals @MoMM
    Room Media Coverage Notes Newsletter Shop Browse Store Policies Privacy Policy Student Recitals at the Museum of Making Music As part of our commitment to music education the Museum has made our performance space available for music teachers to use for student recitals Students can enjoy performing for their family and friends in a professional and musical atmosphere Recitals may be booked from 9AM to 5PM on weekends and 9AM to 7PM on weekdays Advance booking is required and is recommend roughly six months in advance The cost for rental is 125 for up to four hours and 200 for five to eight hours After a reservation is made a contract will be sent out confirming the date and time Payment is required at least one month prior to the date of recital The Museum has a Steinway Grand Piano available as well as several sound and stage options To keep our fee low the Museum will provide and setup the sound equipment but the renter is responsible for providing their own sound engineering during the event If the recital is held during our normal business hours of 10AM to 5PM students and their guests receive 50 off Museum admission

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  • Museum of Making Music - Corporate Events @MoMM
    Events at the Museum of Making Music Inspiration can come from many sources the gentle breeze along a coastal wayside the warm glow of an evening sunset or the jazzy resonance of a grand piano At the Museum of Making Music our inspiration is obvious at first sight Our facility with its spectacular panoramic view of Carlsbad and the Pacific Ocean features 6 500 square feet of musical history and nostalgia that is sure to strike a chord at your next company party or special event We can accommodate up to 150 guests in a comfortable intimate setting To ensure that every detail is carefully arranged our staff can meet with you to discuss the scheduling and planning of your special event Events are held inside the Museum which consists of six separate galleries Our space works best for cocktail type events where your guests can stroll through the Museum exhibitions while enjoying bite size fare and beverages Let us share our passion for music and music making with you and your guests To learn more about hosting your next event at the Museum of Making Music contact us at 760 304 5812 A Quick Look The Museum can comfortably

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  • Museum of Making Music - Exhibits
    Programs for Adults New Horizons Band North Coast Strings Outreach Partnerships Music Teachers Support Become a Member Become a Volunteer Special Funds Donor Recognition Donate to MoMM News Press Room Media Coverage Notes Newsletter Shop Browse Store Policies Privacy Policy The Museum of Making Music tells a story The permanent exhibits at the Museum of Making Music place instruments center stage to explore a story of music making from the 1890s to today Using examples of Popular Music as entry points the museum explores how and why instruments develop who makes them how we gain access to them and what they sound like in the hands of masters You can explore the themes of the museum here on our website Come to museum to learn more see the actual instruments and play some for yourself Popular Music The genres and tunes that defined each era from 1900 to today Musical Instrument Innovations Key advances in musical instruments Manufacturing The ever evolving world of instrument manufacturing Distribution How instruments accessories and products made their way to stores and consumers Marketing The many ways in which businesses communicate with the public Music Retail A look at the music stores shops and individuals

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  • Museum of Making Music - Overview
    Coast Strings Outreach Partnerships Music Teachers Support Become a Member Become a Volunteer Special Funds Donor Recognition Donate to MoMM News Press Room Media Coverage Notes Newsletter Shop Browse Store Policies Privacy Policy The Museum Galleries The Museum of Making Music tells a story The permanent exhibits at the Museum of Making Music place instruments center stage to explore a story of music making from the 1890s to today Using examples of Popular Music as entry points the museum explores how and why instruments develop who makes them how we gain access to them and what they sound like in the hands of masters You can explore the themes of the museum here on our website Come to museum to learn more see the actual instruments and play some for yourself Popular Music The genres and tunes that defined each era from 1900 to today Musical Instrument Innovations Key advances in musical instruments Manufacturing The ever evolving world of instrument manufacturing Distribution How instruments accessories and products made their way to stores and consumers Marketing The many ways in which businesses communicate with the public Music Retail A look at the music stores shops and individuals who brought us our

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  • Museum of Making Music - Overview
    Teachers Support Become a Member Become a Volunteer Special Funds Donor Recognition Donate to MoMM News Press Room Media Coverage Notes Newsletter Shop Browse Store Policies Privacy Policy America s Music Industry Comes of Age The huge growth in U S population due to immigration drove musical instrument sales to new heights between 1890 and 1909 Higher wages led to a growing middle class who pursued music and other cultural refinements to enhance their social status A woman who played the piano was considered more marriageable By 1899 pianos and reed organs graced drawing rooms in over a million homes across America They were even found in the occasional miner s tent in Colorado The music products industry followed settlers and the railroad West Chicago retailers and distributors who had relied on products made by East Coast manufacturers began building their own factories to supply instruments to dealers in frontier towns such as Milwaukee and Denver Chicago became the western hub of the music industry Consider this The arrival of new immigrants pushed the U S population from 62 979 766 in 1890 to 92 228 496 in 1910 15 000 firms from Boston to Denver were engaged in the

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  • Museum of Making Music - Overview
    Strings Outreach Partnerships Music Teachers Support Become a Member Become a Volunteer Special Funds Donor Recognition Donate to MoMM News Press Room Media Coverage Notes Newsletter Shop Browse Store Policies Privacy Policy A Long Boom Before the Bust Higher wages a shorter work week and easy credit terms resulted in increased profits for the music industry from 1910 to 1929 It was a period of great optimism Music was enormously popular Everyone wanted a player piano or phonograph for home entertainment Musical instrument sales soared as the dance craze and silent films created a need for thousands of theater organs bands and orchestras Patriotic songs kept morale high during World War I and the energy of jazz helped drive the Roaring Twenties But as the 1920s ended talkies had put musicians out of work in the movie theaters and the electric radio had dealt a deadly blow to the player piano industry The final shock came in 1929 when the stock market crashed pushing many in the music industry into ruin Consider this By 1920 most homes were electrified Phonographs were so popular that almost fifty manufacturers worked to supply the demand Player piano sales fell from more than 200

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