Make Music Day: Performance Sign Up
Make Music Day | Wednesday, June 21st
Make Music Day is an internationally recognized holiday celebrating making music. All ages and abilities are invited to take part in the joy of making and enjoying music.
Several groups are organizing performances and seeking musicians to participate. Below, you will find community performances to register for.
Flute Gallery & Upper Midwest Flute Association:
Community Flute Choir
Community-building is a shared pillar of UMFA and The Flute Gallery, and we are thrilled to collaborate to make MMD’s Community Flute Choir a reality. Flute players of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in a Community Flute Choir performance on Wednesday, June 21 from 6-7 p.m. at Schmitt Music’s flagship store in Bloomington, MN. Registration is open May 1-May 19. Participants must be available for at least one rehearsal prior to the performance. Exact dates and times to be determined.
About Upper Midwest Flute Association (UMFA)
The Upper Midwest Flute Association (UMFA) is a local flute organization for flutists of all ages, levels, and skills with over 150 members from various regions of the Upper Midwest. Founded in 1979 in the Twin Cities, UMFA strives to be the region’s premier local organization dedicated solely to the art of flute playing. UMFA’s annual festival, Flute Fest, is held every spring and attracts performers, clinicians, and musicians from across the country.
About Flute Gallery
Schmitt Music has been a trusted partner to musicians in the Upper Midwest since 1896. Located in Bloomington, MN, The Flute Gallery has been connecting our community with the world’s finest flutes since its launch in 2014. The Flute Gallery is a full-service flute specialty shop featuring a range of intermediate to custom flutes, accessories, and repair. Our team of experts provides open, honest guidance to clients nationwide.
Flute Choir Sign Up
Registration for this event is now closed. All are welcome to attend the free performance on Make Music Day, at 6pm-7pm, in the concert hall.
Clarinet Choir Nights:
About Clarinet Gallery
Schmitt Music has been a trusted partner to musicians in the upper Midwest since 1896, and with our newest addition to our speciality shops, The Clarinet Gallery, we hope to become a resource for the clarinet community, connecting professionals and beginners alike with the world’s best instruments, mouthpieces and more.
Clarinet Choir Nights Sign Up
Jazz Jam Session:
Jazz Jam Session
Hello Everyone! The Schmitt Music Team is excited to bring back the Jazz Jam Session for Make Music Day. The Jazz Jam Session will be an hour-long jam. Never been to one? Here's what to expect: There will be a packet of jazz standards for Bb, Eb, C and bass clef instruments. You will have the opportunity to play on as many or as few songs as you would like. There will be chances for you to solo with group too. Don't fret, we won't make you solo if you don't want to! Jam sessions are meant to be fun, and if you don't play the "right" notes, that's what jazz is! Dave Strong and Keith Hilson will be there to help guide the group through the tunes.
On Make Music Day we will have handouts with all of the tunes in them, but if you would like to practice the tunes beforehand, they can be found in the Real Book linked below.
Freddy Freeloader and Maiden Voyage
It's Don't Mean a Thing and Sidewinder
Groovin' Hard and My favorite Things
Jazz Jam Session Sign Up
OK Factor Workshop:
OK Factor’s Workshop
Minneapolis-based string duo The OK Factor presents a 60-minute educational workshop focused on improvisation. All instrumentalists welcome!
OK Factor’s Workshop Sign Up
Take the stage at Schmitt Music's Concert Hall and share your music with the community! All ages and abilities are welcome to participate by performing a solo or with an ensemble at the Community Recital! We embrace all genres of music and celebrate diversity. Make your music!
Community Recital Sign Up
Registration for this event is now closed. All are welcome to attend the free performance on Make Music Day, at 3:30pm-4:30pm, in the concert hall.
Have A Question?
If you have any questions, please contact us at (763) 566-4560 or by filling out the form below.