Ep. 023 – West Side Music Academy – Cami MacDonald

Ep. 023 – West Side Music Academy – Cami MacDonald

cami-macdonald-square-pictThis week’s guest is Cami MacDonald, Co-owner of West Side Music Academy along with her husband Chris. This long-time West Seattle small business has been serving West Seattle for 17 years, passionately teaching a wide variety of musical instruments and styles to both kids and adults alike.

Topics & Ideas Discussed in This Episode:
  • Started off teaching piano lessons out of her house but eventually grew into teaching all types of instruments in a studio space.
  • Focuses on teaching classical style and jazz but also teach guitar lessons for pop and rock styles as well.
  • Teach both kid and adult music lessons but they do teach more kids than adults.
  • Loves teaching music and sharing that passion with their students and being part of their “ahha moments” when it all comes together for the student.
  • The calm atmosphere is important to facilitating a students creativity.
  • Favorite quote – “The harder I work, the luckier I get”.
  • Book recommendation – “The Artist’s Way” by Julian Cameron
  • Parting Guidance from our guest – “Follow Your Passion”.
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