Music is about making connections. In addition to connecting the notes, we’re connecting with ourselves as well as connecting with others. Music helps us express our joy and our loss. By sharing the gift of music, we help others learn to express themselves in a way otherwise unimaginable.

I’ve lived and worked in the Washington, DC metro area for over 20 years. There’s always plenty to do and people to connect with. Music is meant to be shared. Make a connection of your own.

The Musicians Workshop – Daniel Magnolia hosts this monthly event which can be best described as Toastmasters for Musicians. Performers of ALL skill levels are invited to play 2-3 songs and receive encouraging feedback from the group.


member_150263992Singer-Songwriter Workshop – This group, hosted by singer-songwriter Mike P. Ryan, is for experienced and aspiring songwriters alike who are interested in sharing their work with other like-minded folks and receiving honest, constructive feedback. The group meets every-other month to share songs and discuss the craft of songwriting.


Magnolia Guitar Supports The Arts Through Crowd-Funding:

Local Musician Gatherings / Groups

Music Community / Non-Profit Organizations

Kid Friendly Bands (that won’t drive parents crazy)

Online Forums

And if you want to be inspired to make a difference, meet my hero, Andy Mackie, the Harmonica Man:

“Music is a gift and if you give it away, you get to keep it forever.” – Andy Mackie


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