Please find below, links for musical resources, references, and inspiration we think you might find useful.

While we strive to keep our links current, please feel free to contact us to report dead links, or to suggest additional links for inclusion. Thank you!

Drum Set & Percussion Links

The Percussive Arts Society is the world’s largest percussion organization and is considered the central source for information and networking for percussionists and drummers of all ages. Established in 1961 as a non-profit, music service organization, their mission is to promote percussion education, research, performance and appreciation throughout the world. →

Modern Drummer is the worlds leading drum magazine publisher, keeping us up to date on who’s who, new products, and my favorite—great educational exercises and concepts updated on a monthly basis. →

Rowloff provides the foremost in marching and concert percussion literature. →

Enter Music Publishing, Inc. publishes, DRUM! magazine, LEFT-RIGHT-LEFT, How To Play Drums, and formerly TRAPS magazine. Our mission is to be the best source of drumming news and info on this planet and others as they become populated. →


Guitar Links

Bass Player Magazine: is the world’s leading Bass Guitar magazine offering interviews with the world’s leading players, new products on the market, educational articles,
and exercises. →

Guitar World is the world’s leading guitar magazine publisher offering interviews with the world’s top and up-and-coming players, including product reviews,
educational exercises, and song charts/tabs. →
An awesome guitar site filled with educational tips and information on playing, electric/acoustic guitar reviews, amplifiers and more. →
Welcome to Guitar Resources brought to you by Music Resources USA were we bring you guitar resources with instruction, tablature, effects, software, manufacturers, retailers, books and videos, magazines, classifieds, new guitar products, discussion, and other guitar related links. →

Piano Links

Helpful articles and tips that may help answer your questions about your son’s or daughter’s piano lessons, practice routine and more. →

Yamaha Pianos/St. Johns Music – Winnipeg, MB. stjohns music →

Music Theory (dot) net – →

Woodwind Links

This is a good all-round site for any beginner clarinetist. It includes clarinet history, part names, maintenance, cleaning, and a clarinet buying guide. →


Music Games

Learning Games For Kids!!

Music Theory

Classical music theory and games for kids!! →

Naxos.  Online music dictionary filled with terms and composers. →


For Moms & Dads

Tips on music lessons and more!!
Tips on Music Lessons →

Children’s’ Arts Tax Credit
Childrens Arts Tax Credit →

Music Lessons Were the Best Thing your Parents Ever Did for You
The Best Thing Your Parents Did For You!!! →


Music Festivals

The Winnipeg Music Festival
Groove Academy School of Music has involved our students in the Winnipeg Music Festival since 2011.  The festival began its roots in 1919, and Groove Academy is proud to have hosted and involved our students during the first year the festival announced their percussion category.  The festival spans over 26 days, involves adjudicators from all over Canada, giving students a chance to gain stage experience and an opportunity to qualify for trophies and scholarships. winnipegmusicfestival →

The Woman’s Musical Club

Originally founded in 1894, the WMC
• Provides a stage for young artists in a four-concert series
• Provides annual scholarships to young Manitoba musicians (since 1915)
• Since 2006, administers the biennial WMC McLellan Competition for Solo Performance with Orchestra
Womens Musical Club of Winnipeg →


Music Scholarships

Groove Academy – School of Music Scholarship fund
The Groove Academy scholarship fund is presented once yearly to one qualifying recipient. For details, please click on the following link. Groove Academy Scholarship Fund Info!!

Winnipeg Music Festival
The Winnipeg Music Festival provides opportunities for students to gain stage experience, compete for trophies and scholarships. Winnipeg Music Festival →

The Woman’s Musical Club of Winnipeg
Originally founded in 1894, the WMC
• Provides a stage for young artists in a four-concert series
• Provides annual scholarships to young Manitoba musicians (since 1915)
• Since 2006, administers the biennial WMC McLellan Competition for Solo Performance with Orchestra
Woman’s Musical Club of Winnipeg →

Manitoba Registered Music Teachers’ Association
Manitoba Registered Music Teachers’ Association (MRMTA) is an organization committed to ensuring the highest caliber of music education possible and to promote high standards of music in each community.
For more information on scholarship opportunities the MRMTA provides, please click on the following link. MB Registered Music Teachers’ Association →

Music Education Organizations

Royal Conservatory of Music – (RCM)
The Royal Conservatory of Music is one of the largest and most respected music education institutions in the world, providing the definitive standard of excellence in curriculum design, assessment, performance training, teacher certification, and arts-based social programs. →

Suzuki Music
The Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) is a coalition of teachers, parents, educators, and others who are interested in making music education available to all children. The SAA provides programs and services to members throughout North and South America.
The Suzuki Association of the Americas, Inc. is the not-for-profit organization officially licensed to support, guide, and promote Suzuki education in North, Central, and South America. The SAA was founded in 1972 and currently has about 8,000 members. →

Music Organizations

(By audition only)

Winnipeg Youth Orchestras
The Winnipeg Youth Orchestras enables young musicians to expand their musical abilities while playing in a group setting. Each of the three groups provides an essential stepping stone on their journey to a lifetime filled with music. →

Winnipeg Wind Ensemble
The 50-member Winnipeg Wind Ensemble was formed in the fall of 1985 by band directors and other professional musicians dedicated to bringing wind band music of the highest quality to Winnipeg audiences. →

National Youth Orchestras – Canada
For more than fifty years, NYO Canada has enjoyed an iconic reputation as Canada’s orchestral finishing school, providing the most comprehensive and in-depth training program available to our country’s best young classical musicians. As the bridge between music education and a music career, NYO Canada trains well-rounded and skilled orchestral musicians who are able to thrive in a variety of performance environments. →

National Youth Band of Canada
The National Youth Band of Canada provides an opportunity for the country’s outstanding 16-22 year old musicians to gather for an enriching and inspiring musical and cultural experience. It is an outstanding opportunity to perform under the leadership of a renowned Canadian conductor and a Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. featured soloist. The NYB experience also provides each of these young musicians the chance to network with some of the finest instrumentalists from across Canada. The NYB is the premiere youth wind ensemble in Canada. Every year the band travels to a different Canadian province for one week of intense rehearsals and performances. →


Music Business Related Sites

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