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February Blues and Serenades

The 14th of February has everyone feeling all kinds of feels, so we made 2 playlists to satisfy everyone--soul for your blues and blues for your soul. All of the romantics will appreciate this mix of love song classics and lush electro-pop beats. We have Alina Baraz, Stevie Wonder, and of course some Marvin Gaye [...]

February 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

February – An Inspiration

15-year-old February has moved at least 30 times in the past 13 years she's been in foster care. She finds peace in music, reading, animals and movies. While she may still be waiting for a family to take her in, she has big dreams to help other foster kids in the future. Hopefully, it's in [...]

February 6th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

January Jams

Research shows that music lessens the feeling of fatigue and enhances your focus during workouts. Listening to music increases your levels of serotonin, the "feel-good" hormone. Exercise boosts endorphine levels and other kinds of hormones, so listening to motivational music while running? You can't go wrong. Get your earbuds and your athletic shoes on, we've [...]

January 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Master Multiple Instruments

5 Ways To Stick To Your Instrumentby Antwon Carson Learning a new instrument is like a learning a new language. Beyond reading notes, there are different innuendos and formalities that you have to master to become a maestro in that field. We asked Antwon Carson, one of our instructors, to tell us how he has [...]

The Gift of Music

Our founder, Karyn Scott, has been bringing the gift of music to children in foster care for years. Here, learn about the transformative capabilities of music how she did, from a youth named Elizabeth. "Back when I started Kids in a New Groove, also known as KING (a non-profit dedicated to bringing music lessons to [...]

November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

MENTOR MONDAY: ELLIOT LIEBMAN, AUSTIN, TX

Meet Elliot Liebman, expert songwriter and rockstar! Until 11/20, we’re offering $5 off lessons with Elliot. Simply use code ELLIOT5 at checkout to claim your discount! Book lessons with Elliot by clicking here. What drew you to study and work in music? “I've been drawn to music since I was tall enough to reach the [...]

November 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Meet Your Teacher, Mentorship|0 Comments

CARE2ROCK: ON TOUR!

This October, Care2Rock traveled the country to get the word out about our revolutionary music education platform and the work we do to help America’s youth in foster care. From Texas to California and back, we’ve made sure that everyone knows about Care2Rock! Two weeks ago, Care2Rock attended the Texas CASA Conference in Denton, Texas. [...]

October 29th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Mentorship|0 Comments

MENTOR OF THE WEEK: JASON RIVERA (LOS ANGELES, CA)

Meet Jason Rivera, composer extroardinaire and Care2Rock expert instructor. Learn about Jason’s process, working with musical icons, and his current projects! Until 10/31, we’re offering $5 off lessons with Jason. Simply use code JR5 at checkout to claim your discount! Book lessons with Jason by clicking here. How long have you been composing music, and how [...]

October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Meet Your Teacher|0 Comments

Mentor of the Week: Kaya Nova (Fayetteville, NC)

A world traveler and avid student of world music, Kaya is one of our most talented songwriters and vocalists. Kaya recently wrote and co-produced her debut EP “Dear 7even”, which you can listen to here.  Check out what she has to say about the experience of an international musician. Until 10/15/18, we are offering a $10 [...]

October 8th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Teachers, Mentorship|0 Comments

Is Your Child Ready for Guitar Lessons?

With millions of kids starting music lessons each year, it’s safe to say that music education is a pretty popular choice for parents looking for extracurriculars for their children. Plus, with instrument sales numbers skyrocketing, it seems like more and more parents are choosing to get their kids guitar lessons than ever before. As a [...]

October 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog, Guitar|0 Comments