Making music is one of life's great joys. Whether you are student, a professional or retired, it's never too late to pick up an instrument and learn to play.
There are many health and social benefits from music making. From a health perspective, music has been found to: enhance cognitive development in children, exercise the brain, help fight memory loss, reduce stress, lower blood pressure and even stave off depression. Some of the social benefits of music making include: inspiring creativity, increasing productivity, building confidence and creating social connections/bonds.
More important than that, making music is just plain fun. Have a ball and make some music today!
The Music Factory is Monmouth's state-of-the-art 24 track digital recording studio. Owner and chief engineer Bill Fry has over 30 years of experience and is a voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.
The heart of the studio is a Mackie desk-top console. With four tuned performance spaces and multiple high-end microphone options, the Music Factory can make your music come alive, from vocals to acoustic guitar to hard-edged rock.
If you are looking for a cost-effective studio to record your band's next album, or want to lay down some tracks and need access to studio musicians, contact Bill and he'll help make the magic happen.
For more information, visit the Music Factory website.
Leo Ramer has been making music in Monmouth for decades. He is a gifted local musician and long-time director of the Ecumenical Singers. He is also a talented music teacher, focusing on piano lessons for musicians of all ages.
For information on lesson plans, pricing and schedule, send Leo a message on Facebook.