We’re on the front page of Oakland North!

This morning, Musically Minded Academy is being featured on the home page of Oakland North’s website! Check out the full article by clicking HERE. The article will also appear on the SF Gate and Bay Area Chronicle Blogs. We’re thrilled about this opportunity to shine in the press and would like to ask for your […]

Geezer combo rocks

So here I am again after all these years, “making music with my friends,” as Willie Nelson puts it in “On the Road Again.” Thanks to Musically Minded, without whom I never would have picked up the horn again. I’m loving the playing and the fellowship and the instruction. Instruction? Yes. It’s terrific and, believe […]

Revisiting an old passion

I played sax in high school and in college bands. I even played with a little  dance band in high school. But I laid the horn aside to pursue a career. Didn’t touch it for 40 years or so.  Now, Musically Minded and winds teacher Matt Morrish have made it possible to launch our newly-formed […]

Great Deals Through Our Referral Program

Musically Minded Academy’s popular program thrives on community support. If you can help attract more musicians to our facility, we can offer more programs at a better price. Your referrals will help Rockridge’s only Community Music Center expand and offer the highest quality music education possible. If you love to talk about music, take part […]

Impromptu Jazz Show

LIMITED ENGAGEMENT! DON’T MISS OUT! Renowned guitarist, Jeff Parker, is in town for a night and he and his friends Scott Amendola, Nina Ott and Chris Lopes have decided to hold an impromptu jazz show at Musically Minded Academy.  Join us for a night full of great friends and fantastic music! The sets will include […]

My Aunt’s Academy

Well, it’s been three months since my aunt asked me to write this, and since it’s a rainy, boring day, I thought I might as well. I don’t have anything else to do- except homework. But I can do that later. One of my many talents is procrastinating homework… and then panicking because I don’t […]


We would like to welcome you to Musically Minded Academy’s new web site! A big thanks goes out to the team at Waxcreative for their tremendous creativity and for our new logo and web site design. We would also like to thank Alexi Thomakos, our Site Manager and Content Developer, and Sean Schuster-Craig for his […]