Quality Music & Art Lessons, Programs, Camps, & Instrument rentals
Music Maker Workshops is the oldest family music lesson studio in Ahwatukee. Now owned and operated by the daughters of the original founders Bev and Larry Bigam. The sister team, Kim Steedman and Shelley Yakubow recently finished a full studio renovation as of March 2017 and are excited to celebrated with a Grand Re-Opening on May 9th, 2017. With an active enrollment of over 490 students it may just be Ahwatukee's largest music studio with students driving in from Levine, Tempe, Chandler and Gilbert. The studio is conveniently located down the road from Desert Vista High School on 32nd Street and Chandler Blvd.
Are we the right music school for you?
1. The largest and most qualified teaching faculty in Ahwatukee
We have over 30 music and 2 art teachers with University training or professional performance experience.
2. Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Bass, Voice, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Acoustic and Electric Drums, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone and Art lessons to students of all ages in one location!
3. The First Established Rock Band Program in Ahwatukee
Our customized rock band has been developing for over a decade. This program allows participants to collaboratively choose their music so that each band has their own unique vibe and set list. The MMW rock bands perform at a variety of venues throughout the valley such as: Hard Rock, Cactus Jacks, Tukees, OdySea, SoZo Coffee House, Minder Binders, and various Charity Events.
4. A Spacious Foyer and Parent Friendly Waiting Area
There are comfortable chairs, chess, kids toys, Wi-Fi, magazines, snacks and beverage center are all available for your convenience. Each studio has a glass door so it's easy to view into classrooms at anytime.
6. We Offer Lots of Performance Opportunities
We have two recitals annually held at Esperanza Luthern Church here in Ahwatukee. In addition to recitals MMW students in our music programs have performed at: Local Restaurants, State or City Fairs, and Parades.
7. Professional office staff six days a week to serve you.
We have a full-time office manager, Jessica and two additional team members, Barbara and Christina that serve the families of Music Maker Workshops at the front desk throughout the week.
8. Programs for Teens and Adults
The studio is geared up for teens and adults to play music with other musicians in the No Fret String Project, Fiddlin' Frenzy, Desert Sound Drum Corps, Mariachi de Ahwatukee and Rock Bands. Come meet other musicians because this is the fun part of music making! We have offer Fine Art Classes that teach Drawing, Painting and Mixed Media for teens and adults.
9. Early Childhood Kindermusik, Music for Little Mozart, and Suzuki Programs.
A good beginning is everything! Kindermusik is the leading childhood music & movement program. We have music classes for toddlers and preschoolers and Music for Little Mozart piano and Suzuki curriculum for kids (starting at age of 4).
10. Seasonal Camps to keep things Exciting
Music Maker Workshops has been providing a decade of seasonal camps. Throughout the years we have adapted, changed and continually improved our camps so that we can provide high quality lessons plus authentic musical and artistc experiences.
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Lessons are first come, first serve so contact us today to arrange your first lesson!
Music Maker Workshops Ahwatukee
3233 E Chandler Blvd, Suite #2
SE Corner of Chandler Blvd & 32nd Street