Stomp your feet to the beat of the boogie-woogie and barrelhouse-based piano style of John Paul Donahue II, at this FREE in-store performance at the new Schmitt Music Edina!
John Paul will discuss his own musical developement, focusing on the challenges and joys of relentlessly pursuing your musical journey. You will leave inspired, possessing the “keys” to unlocking and discovering your own musical voice.
Friday, March 30 at 6:00pm
John Paul has performed at various venues including the Eau Claire Ragtime Festival, the MSP airport, and Menards in Eden Prairie. He is an in-store teacher at the Edina, who’s been sharing his music for 14 years. This has led to teaching piano for the past 3 years. He enjoys the challenge of unmasking each person’s innate musical expression with the goal of having each student play the music from his or her heart. He is well versed in many styles and focuses on Boogie Woogie, Blues, Ragtime/Stride, and Improvising.