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Opera Outing

by Aubrey Aikens

Opera has historically been associated with aggressively voluptuous women in Viking helmets and breast plates, screaming to the high heavens in languages such as German or Italian about provocative topics and then dying in an overly dramatic, unrealistic fashion.

How passé.

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Jam Sessions: A Primer

What You Need – To Jam

Welcome to the first installment of many on the subject jam sessions! In this series I aim to cover all aspects of the jam session including setting it up, what to play, what you can do to improve your jamming skills and so much more. Stay tuned for what is to be a jam-packed series.
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We Love Music

Our theme for February was “Love is in the Air.” And there certainly was a lot of love in the room when we played Reggies on the 23rd. We often say that our members and their musical tastes are diverse, yet we share a common love for music, for one another and for the experiences we have as part of the Altered Stage family.

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Corporate Rockers Band Together

CORPORATE ROCKERS BAND TOGETHER AT ALTERED STAGE

— Chicago’s Only Private Club For Non-Professional Musicians Launches Corporate Wellness Benefit and Team-Building Programs —

CHICAGO (January 22, 2018) — It’s been said that “the company that plays together, stays together.” In fact, there is a great deal of research that demonstrates the benefits of employee wellness programs for organizations and the impact of music instruction on individuals. Altered Stage is the place where the two come together.

Altered Stage, Chicago’s only private club for recreational musicians, offers guitar, drum, bass, voice, and keyboard lessons to adults; yet, Altered Stage is more than just music lessons. It’s a journey tailored to each member’s musical aspirations. It’s a dynamic community of people who love music and want to learn and play with others. By day, Altered Stage members are commodity traders, insurance executives, financial and tech wizards, consultants, and business owners, among other things. In their spare time they’re rock stars who share their love of making music with other likeminded business executives.

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