Maestro Series – Roddy Barnes, Blues, Boogie Woogie, Gospel and New Orleans

“The St. Joseph Arts Academy Presents”

Maestro Series –  Roddy Barnes

(July 12-14, 2019)

“The St. Joseph Arts Academy Presents” is kicking off a series of Master Classes, clinics and specialty classes with visiting or guest clinicians next month.  Our first artist is Blues, Boogie Woogie, New Orleans piano stylist, singer and songwriter, Roddy Barnes from Richmond VA.

Friday, July 12 – MasterClass:  2pm (Songwriting, Piano or Vocal, All Ages, All Styles Welcome)
Saturday, July 13 – Songwriting Clinic: 11am
Saturday, July 13 – Blues, Boogie Woogie and New Orleans Clinic: 2pm
Sunday, July 14 – Gospel Choir Clinic: 2pm

$35 for the Complete Series
$20 ala carte Classes

SJAA Members ($30/12)

Sessions approx. 90 minutes.  Classes limited to 12.  First Come, First Served.

Schedule a Private Lesson w/Roddy!
Limited Number Available

It’s easy to register…

call or text: Jason (816) 294 4856, Emily (816) 752-1106

Maestro Series Classes


Scores written for plays or musicals:

Death of a Salesman   St. Joseph MO
The Velveteen Rabbit  Petersburg, Va., Memphis Tenn.
The Road Kill Diner  Lafayette, LA

Classes taught at various schools or camps:

Gospel choir, song writing, piano (boogie, blues), music performance enhancement.

Taught at:

Augusta Blues week, Elkins West Virginia
Centrum, Port Townsend WA
Swananoa, North Carolina
Washington University, Washington PA
Blues Blast, Bethlehem Maryland
Davis and Elkins College, Elkins WV

Composed the theme song and segue music for the PBS program “Cultivating Life”
Composed “Nocturne for Harmonica” for the Charlottesville Ballet Company featuring American composers

Stay tuned for some new, fun, informative and engaging extensions of our programs.  Clinics and Masterclasses on specific topics, interests and instruments are coming soon.

St. Joseph Arts Academy
2027 N. 36th St.
St. Joseph MO  64506
816 974 7656