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Mentor of the Week: Ana Ortiz Wienken (Los Angeles, CA)

Ana Ortiz Wienken has quite the origin story. She spent her first year at an orphanage in Romania, but after adoption, she's become an amazing pianist--graduating from Berklee College of Music and now composing scores for TV shows and films. Book a lesson with her at Care2Rock.com. Music has always been [...]

June 4th, 2018|Categories: Meet Your Teacher|0 Comments

Care2Rock Featured in Xconomy Magazine!

"Austin’s Care2Rock is doing that for music lessons. The social entrepreneurship startup uses WebRTC technology, which is open-source software that enables video chatting without having to download software like Skype, according to a press release. Care2Rock, which is part of social enterprise accelerator UnLtd USA, is also offering free lessons to foster children who have participated in the Computers [...]

May 21st, 2018|Categories: Press, Blog|0 Comments

Mentor of the Week: Joe Cruz (Los Angeles, CA)

Songwriter, guitarist, producer. Joe Cruz is here to tell you how to make it in the music industry. He's produced scores for screenplays and albums for all kinds of talent. Until 5/21/18, we are offering a 10% discount code (JOE10) when you book with him. Book a lesson with him at Care2Rock.com. [...]

May 7th, 2018|Categories: Meet Your Teacher|0 Comments

The Pros and Cons of Video Music Lessons

Looking for music lessons? Interested in revolutionizing your experience with online lessons? Look no further! Chad from Cerebroom has compiled a potential list of pros and cons for digitizing your music education. Read the full article here.

April 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Mentor of the Week: Luis Mario Ochoa (Miami, FL)

April is Jazz Apprecation Month, so this week we are appreciating our jazz musician teachers. Luis Mario Ochoa is a standout. Since 1990, he has toured with his band Cimarrón and recorded 3 hit albums. Throughout Canada, he has performed at major jazz festivals. Originally from Toronto, he currently resides in Miami to be with [...]

April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Meet Your Teacher|0 Comments

Jared Leto Performs With Kids in Foster Care!

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/YtoIbfbaARw" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>   Thanks to Jared Leto for visiting Austin's kids in foster care who take music lessons on April 8th, 2018! And we couldn't be more excited that he invited many of them to his upcoming 30 Seconds to Mars show in July. Check out his recent visit with them at Cherrywood Coffeehouse in [...]

April 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized, Blog|0 Comments

Mentor of the Week: Mandi Kitchen (Salt Lake City, Utah)

They say, "You never really know something until you teach it to someone else.”  This is the reason many of our teachers teach. Mandi Kitchen explains that teaching has helped her grow as a musician. From mentoring celebrity children to troubled youth, Mandi Kitchen has done it at all. Her patience and creative [...]

April 9th, 2018|Categories: Meet Your Teacher|0 Comments

Press Release: Virtual music lesson social enterprise company Care2Rock announces May 3 launch

CARE2ROCK, AN AUSTIN-BORN SOCIAL ENTERPRISE COMPANY OFFERING VIRTUAL MUSIC LESSONS, ANNOUNCES CASA PARTNERSHIP AND LAUNCH EVENT Want to learn guitar from a touring member of Bruce Springsteen's band, or learn to sing from an American Idol finalist? Care2Rock aims to help paying customers across the U.S. learn music more efficiently on a revolutionary new lesson [...]

April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Press, Blog|0 Comments

Mentor of the Week: Scott Mulligan (Seattle, Washington)

On March 27th, we celebrate World Theater Day. Care2Rock is fortunate to have some of the best theater teachers around; one of them being the multi-talented Scott Mulligan, who just finished a 7-month long stint as “Tarzan” in Disney’s Broadway Musical "Tarzan" at Tuacahn Amphitheater. He's now working as a recording artist (check [...]

March 26th, 2018|Categories: Meet Your Teacher|0 Comments

Myra Gleason of Stereo RV: Music Can Move Trauma

More and more often, artists are using the power of music to either help or influence youth in need. When we first talked to Myra Gleason of Stereo RV, it seemed clear that our mission seemed to run parallel with her own experience with foster mentorship. She has been a mentor to kids [...]

March 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Guest Blog|0 Comments