Clavinova Festival
Dec
1
1:00 PM13:00

Clavinova Festival

Clavinova Festival 2018 is just around the corner!  

CONCERTS December 1st, 1pm & 3pm

DEADLINE:  Sign up by November 1st

WHO:  All Rock County students are eligible to participate at no charge!  You do not need to be taking lessons at Knapton Musik Knotes.

WHATStudents will take a piano tune they already know & practice it on the Clavinova (at no charge) with one of our staff members.  The Yamaha Clavinova has diverse features that will make the song sound like you've never heard before!

Students will perform new unique song versions on December 1st during their assigned concert time.  Family and friends are welcome to attend!

Deadline to sign up is Thursday, November 1st!  Download the signup form here:

SIGN-UP FORM

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Sep
8
9:30 AM09:30

2 Uke Circles

9:30am--Uke Circle for Intermediates

11:00am--Uke Circle for Beginners

THIS MONTH the theme will be BACK TO SCHOOL SONGS! 

We'll teach you a few of our favorite songs on the Uke--no prior experience necessary! If you don't already have a uke, feel free to use one of ours during the event!  


P.S. We've launched a new Uke Choir, Ukers United!

 
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Bach to School Sidewalk Sale!
Aug
24
to Aug 26

Bach to School Sidewalk Sale!

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DON'T MISS our sidewalk sale!!!

  • Sheet music from 25 cents

  • Pre-Owned band & orchestra instruments & amps

  • Select guitars up to 50% off

  • Yamaha Clavinova studio models (include full new warrantly)

  • And much more!

CRAZY DEALS!  THIS WEEKEND ONLY!

While you're here, you can also take care of all your Back-to-School needs:

  • Band & Orchestra Rentals--high quality brands for a low monthly rental fee

  • Music Stands

  • Reeds, Cork Grease, cleaning cloths

  • Care/Maintenance Kits

  • Musical swag like t-shirts, socks, scarves & more!

 
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Student Recitals, Summer 2018
Aug
18
2:00 PM14:00

Student Recitals, Summer 2018

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Student Recitals will be held at Knapton Musik Knotes on Saturday, August 18th. Choose from two timeslots, either 2pm or 4pm  We are excited to hear how everyone has progressed!

Note:  Please complete the recital form below and return it by Friday, August 17th if you'd like to participate.   The earlier you return the form, the better chance you have of receiving the time slot you desire!

RECITAL FORM

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Clavinova Cafe
Aug
16
7:00 PM19:00

Clavinova Cafe

Clavinova Cafe is a casual gathering designed to showcase the unique functions of the CVP Yamaha Digital Piano.

 If you've never heard a Clavinova played in person, you won't want to miss this!!!  Please come and we can answer any questions you may have!

Enjoy complimentary refreshments in a relaxed, fun atmosphere while exploring how to get the most out of this powerful, innovative & diverse instrument. 

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Aug
11
9:30 AM09:30

2 Uke Circles

9:30am--Uke Circle for Intermediates

11:00am--Uke Circle for Beginners

THIS MONTH the theme will be ROAD TRIP SONGS! 

We'll teach you a few of our favorite songs on the Uke--no prior experience necessary! If you don't already have a uke, feel free to use one of ours during the event!  


P.S. We've launched a new Uke Choir, Ukers United!

 
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Rockin' 18th Anniversary Celebration
Jul
27
to Jul 29
Jul
7
9:30 AM09:30

2 Uke Circles

9:30am--Uke Circle for Intermediates

11:00am--Uke Circle for Beginners

THIS MONTH the theme will be INTO THE WILD JUNGLE!  Feel free to wear your animal print!

We'll teach you a few of our favorite songs on the Uke--no prior experience necessary! If you don't already have a uke, feel free to use one of ours during the event!  


P.S. We've launched a new Uke Choir, Ukers United!

 
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Milton 4th of July Parade
Jul
4
12:00 PM12:00

Milton 4th of July Parade

Come join us in the Milton 4th of July parade! The Parade starts at 1pm, please check in at our designated spot by 12pm. We are #65 in the lineup.

Feel free to bring a wagon decorated with a music theme, as well as a musical instrument (guitar, ukulele, tambourine, etc) to play while we march. We’ll be marching, playing, and tossing candy.

Friends and parents are welcome to walk with us! Water and sunscreen will be provided.

Please complete the bottom half of the form below and turn it in to us by Tues July 3rd. 

If you need to contact us on the 4th, please call 201-8660.

SIGN-UP FORM

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Make Music Day Guitar Class
Jun
21
6:30 PM18:30

Make Music Day Guitar Class

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Launch a new hobby with this FREE Beginner's Guitar Class, in honor of Make Music Day--a worldwide celebration of music!  

If you don't have a guitar, feel free to use one of ours during the event.  All ages are welcome!

All participants will receive a FREE Make Music Day songbook!

Here are some of the topics we'll be covering:

  • The Basics about Frets & Strings
  • Proper Body Positioning
  • Finger Techniques
  • Acoustic & Electric Variations
  • How to Read Chord Charts

Even though this event is free, It's important for everyone to register so that we can accommodate all participants with materials, etc.

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Jun
9
9:30 AM09:30

2 Uke Circles

9:30am--Uke Circle for Intermediates

11:00am--Uke Circle for Beginners

We'll teach you a few of our favorite songs on the Uke--no prior experience necessary! If you don't already have a uke, feel free to use one of ours during the event!  Come enjoy the month of June's summer themed songs!


P.S. We've launched a new Uke Choir, Ukers United!

 
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Clavinova Cafe
May
17
7:00 PM19:00

Clavinova Cafe

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Clavinova Cafe is a casual gathering designed to showcase the unique functions of the CVP Yamaha Digital Piano.

This month we will be exploring ways to not only have multiple sounds layered on top of each other, but also how to split the keyboard simultaneously. 

 If you've never heard a Clavinova played in person, you won't want to miss this!!!

Enjoy complimentary refreshments in a relaxed, fun atmosphere while exploring how to get the most out of this powerful, innovative & diverse instrument. 

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2018 MacDowell Music Club Talent Showcase
May
4
7:00 PM19:00

2018 MacDowell Music Club Talent Showcase

A Music Talent Showcase, presented by the MacDowell Music Club, will be held on Friday, May 4th at 7:00 PM at Knapton Musik Knotes.

Participation is open to all ages, and participants may sing or play an instrument of their choice.

All participants will receive a Certificate of Participation and also be entered into a drawing for gift cards to Knapton Musik Knotes!

CLICK HERE for an application

We still have a few openings--if you'd like to participate, just show up!

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Student Recitals, Spring 2018
Apr
22
1:00 PM13:00

Student Recitals, Spring 2018

Student Recitals will be held at Knapton Musik Knotes on Sunday, April 22nd. Choose from two timeslots, either 1:00pm or 3pm  We are excited to hear how everyone has progressed!

Note:  Please complete the recital form below and return it by Thursday, April 19th if you'd like to participate.   The earlier you return the form, the better chance you have of receiving the time slot you desire!

RECITAL FORM

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Clavinova Cafe
Apr
19
7:00 PM19:00

Clavinova Cafe

Clavinova Cafe is a casual gathering designed to showcase the unique functions of the CVP Yamaha Digital Piano.

This month we will be covering the Clavinova's recording features.  

 If you've never heard a Clavinova played in person, you won't want to miss this!!!

Enjoy complimentary refreshments in a relaxed, fun atmosphere while exploring how to get the most out of this powerful, innovative & diverse instrument. 

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Clavinova Cafe
Mar
15
7:00 PM19:00

Clavinova Cafe

Clavinova Cafe is a casual gathering designed to showcase the unique functions of the CVP Yamaha Digital Piano.

This month we will be covering how adding rhythm backgrounds not only enhance your music performance but it also act as a fancy metronome to help you keep the beat.

 If you've never heard a Clavinova played in person, you won't want to miss this!!!

Enjoy complimentary refreshments in a relaxed, fun atmosphere while exploring how to get the most out of this powerful, innovative & diverse instrument. 

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Clavinova Cafe
Feb
17
9:00 AM09:00

Clavinova Cafe

Clavinova Cafe is a casual gathering designed to showcase the unique functions of the CVP Yamaha Digital Piano. Enjoy complimentary refreshments in a relaxed, fun atmosphere while exploring how to get the most out of this powerful, innovative & diverse instrument.  This month we will be covering how to layer and split sounds on the clavinovas. If you've never heard a Clavinova played in person, you won't want to miss this!!!

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Federation Festival
Feb
3
8:00 AM08:00

Federation Festival

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Festival will be held on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 at the Wisconsin School for the Blind and Visually Impaired located at 1700 W. State St., Janesville, WI 53546. 

Festival Fees are $25.00 for the first event and $23.00 for each additional event. These entry fees cover:  Festival fee of $18 per event, *NFMC Junior Membership dues of $2.00 and Knapton Musik Knotes administrative fee of $5.00 per event.

All entry forms and fees (payable by check or cash only) must be turned in to Knapton Musik Knotes no later than Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 7:00 pm.  

 
 
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Clavinova Cafe
Jan
20
9:00 AM09:00

Clavinova Cafe

Clavinova Cafe is a casual gathering designed to showcase the unique functions of the CVP Yamaha Digital Piano. Enjoy complimentary refreshments in a relaxed, fun atmosphere while exploring how to get the most out of this powerful, innovative & diverse instrument. If you've never heard a Clavinova played in person, you won't want to miss this!!!

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Christmas Recitals
Dec
9
1:00 PM13:00

Christmas Recitals

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Our Student Christmas Recitals will be held at Knapton Musik Knotes on Saturday, December 9th.

Choose between two time slots on the form below.  

We are excited to hear how everyone has progressed!

Note:  Please complete the recital form below and return it by Thursday, December 7th, if you'd like to participate.   The earlier you return the form, the better chance you have of receiving the time slot you desire!

RECITAL FORM

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Meet & Greet with Gabriel Aldort with Concert to Follow
Nov
8
6:00 PM18:00

Meet & Greet with Gabriel Aldort with Concert to Follow

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Gabriel Aldort is a New York composer and performer with a unique jazzy blues style.  From 6-7pm, students and teachers can meet Gabe in person and ask questions and learn some Clavinova tips!  A concert will follow, which the public is welcome to attend!

Although this is a free event, we ask that you register, as space is limited.

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Workshop with Gabriel Aldort
Nov
8
1:00 PM13:00

Workshop with Gabriel Aldort

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Gabriel Aldort is a New York composer and performer with a unique jazzy blues style.  

We are excited to announce this very special workshop geared towards teachers and churches.  Gabe will explore the newest apps available to give a technical edge to any teaching studio and elevate any worship service.

This is a very rare opportunity to learn from a legend in the making who has over 30 years of experience!  Although this is a free event, we ask that you register, as space is limited.

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