OYOU Online

Funded by Donations & Ticket Sales

The OYOU is a 501 C3 nonprofit. We pay our teachers, artists, and performers. Donations make OYOU online events and education possible. We appreciate your support! 

 

All OYOU classes and concerts are held online. If for some reason, we feel it's safe to do so, there might be an option to meet at Wilory Farm for a class outing. 

Scholarships available for most classes! Simply email us! ownyourownuniverse@gmail.com


Soldier's Songs & Voices

Because of Covid19, veterans have not been able to safely meet in person, at The Bugle Boy, in La Grange, Texas. In response to this challenge, The Bugle Boy formed a collaboration with the organization Own Your Own Universe to deliver FREE online workshops for our Soldier Songs & Voices participants! This is NOT limited to Veterans who have participated in our past workshops but ANY Veteran or Active Duty Military person. ALL online classes, events, and workshops listed at this website are available for FREE to ANY Veteran or Active Duty Military person.


Jana Pochop: Right Hand Strumming Techniques January 16th 10:00 - 11:30AM CT

Jana Pochop hosts an online workshop on developing and using your right hand to get the most out of your guitar. In most cases, basic strumming ability is kind of assumed, and players have no idea what to practice to train their right hand. Learn to keep your strums flow natural and stay in tune and in time! 

 

“Jana Pochop is a dynamic writer, singer and guitar player….With a uniquely original voice and a driving right hand rhythm style, she delivers a powerful solo show. With a totally honest approach, Jana writes lyrics that she had to have lived through.” – Lloyd Maines

“Jana is absolutely crushing this insightfully fresh combination of folk, indie, hip-hop, pop with the sweetened & bright melodies that keep the hooks in the music just as sharp the lyrics and her songwriting instincts.” – Sleeping Bag Studios Review

“Money & Heart is a gorgeous song, breathtakingly honest and compelling with every word, the sudden switch to rap surprises at first but by the time the second verse hits you’re completely entranced by the journey.” – Stereo Stickman Review

$25.00

  • Available
  • OYOU 2 U

Jana Pochop: All Things Social Media "Making Your Socials Work For You" January 23rd 10:00 - 11:30AM CT

Jana Pochop hosts an online workshop about the ins and outs of all things social media. 

 

We'll take a wideview lens look at all the social media tools available to musicians and artists of all kinds - but then take a closer look at which are absolutely necessary for DIY artists who are using the internet as their storefront and promo machine. We'll make sure your platforms are working for you instead of against you by going over best practices and ways to keep the content and interest flowing. Topics covered: Facebook and Instagram best practices, video creation ideas and Youtube channel optimization. 

 

“Jana Pochop is a dynamic writer, singer and guitar player….With a uniquely original voice and a driving right hand rhythm style, she delivers a powerful solo show. With a totally honest approach, Jana writes lyrics that she had to have lived through.” – Lloyd Maines

“Jana is absolutely crushing this insightfully fresh combination of folk, indie, hip-hop, pop with the sweetened & bright melodies that keep the hooks in the music just as sharp the lyrics and her songwriting instincts.” – Sleeping Bag Studios Review

“Money & Heart is a gorgeous song, breathtakingly honest and compelling with every word, the sudden switch to rap surprises at first but by the time the second verse hits you’re completely entranced by the journey.” – Stereo Stickman Review

$25.00

  • Available
  • OYOU 2 U

Acoustic Guitar "The Easy Way" W/Lloyd Maines January 30th 11:00 - 1:00

This class is for intermediate to advanced players. This class is not suitable for beginning guitar students. 

5 Spaces available! He's limiting it to 5 people so he can do a healthy Q&A with each student. Want to snazzy up a guitar part? Have an idea in your head, but can't play it? Have a tune you need to play better but are stuck? This class is for you! 

 

Few people are as important to the development of Texas music over the last 30 years as Lloyd Maines. As a Grammy award-winning producer and musician, the Lubbock-born Maines has played an instrumental role in the creation of some of the Lone Star State's most famous and beloved albums. Maines began his recording and producing career in 1974. Over the past 40 years, Maines has worked on approximately four-thousand albums alongside some of the most significant figures in country, rock, and Texas music. In addition to his producing credits, Maines is an A-list steel guitar player and multi-instrumentalist. His work has been heard on countless recordings. Maines has been inducted into the Buddy Holly Walk of Fame in Lubbock, Texas, individually and as a member of the Maines Brother's Band. He was inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame. He has made more appearances on the PBS show than anyone else in the history of the program. 

$75.00

  • Available
  • OYOU 2 U

Livestream Bootcamp

Livestream Bootcamp: Jan. 31st 1:00 - 3:00PM CT

Hosted by: Terri Hendrix

Workshop: January 31st 

Time: 1:00 - 3:00PM CT 

“Live streaming: where do I even begin?” Without having a basic understanding of how live streaming works, getting started can be intimidating. Even if you've hosted your own livestream before, there's always something new to learn when it comes to pulling a livestream off professionally. Whether you want to pre-record and play back your concert live, or play live online, you'll need the right lighting, equipment, and cables. This class also includes important tips to prevent buffering. You'll also learn how to stream on several social media platforms at the same time. Class includes PDF's of "How To" guides to get you up and streaming in no time at all! 

$50.00

  • Available
  • OYOU 2 U

Bucket List! Learn to Play the Guitar in 2021! Part One

Hosted by TBA 

Workshop: February 4th & 11th 7:00 - 8:00PM CT 

Receive online hand outs, meet other artists, get inspiration, and get motivated! 

 

Whether you're young or old, there's no better feeling than learning to play an instrument! For lots of people, this is a "bucket list" item! Join up now and learn to play! We will cover chords, strumming, and learning to read guitar tab so you can learn whatever music you want to learn! 

 

All OYOU classes and concerts are held online. If for some reason, we feel it's safe to do so, there might be an option to meet at Wilory Farm for a class outing. 

$50.00

  • Available
  • OYOU 2 U

The Part That Ain't Art - Music Business Made Simple: Feb. 10, 17, 24th 7:00 - 8:00PM

Hosted by Terri Hendrix 

Music Business Workshop: Wednesday February 10, 17, and 24th 

Time: 7:00 - 8:00PM CT

Receive online hand outs, meet other artists, get inspiration, and get motivated! 

 

Email list management 

Booking & Contracts 

Merchandise and logos 

Spotify, Pandora, ect., 

Digital Distribution 

Sound Exchange 

Copyrighting, publishing, and registering with performing rights organization 

Promotion 

Mixing, mastering, production 

Graphics made simple 

One on one mentoring session for 90 minutes (additional fee)

All OYOU classes and concerts are held online. If for some reason, we feel it's safe to do so, there might be an option to meet at Wilory Farm for a class outing. 

 

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$150.00

  • Available
  • OYOU 2 U

Writer's Nest Song or Spoken Word Piece a Week Challenge

 

Hosted by Terri Hendrix

Workshop:

February 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th 10:00 - 11:30AM CT

Concert February 28th @ 7:00PM CT open to the public and will take place online only 

Receive online hand outs, meet other artists, get inspiration, and get motivated! 

 

All OYOU classes and concerts are held online. If for some reason, we feel it's safe to do so, there might be an option to meet at Wilory Farm for a class outing. 

 

Do you have poems or songs that are unfinished? Do you need a prompt to kick start your creativity? Need feedback on your art? This workshop is for you! 

 

Space is limited to 10 people! 

Sign up for both February and March "Writer's Nest" and get 25% off (you get the discount after payment in full has processed)

Register now! 

$125.00

  • Available
  • OYOU 2 U

Larisa Montanaro: Vocal Lesson "Breath Support & Tone" February 27th from 1:00 - 2:30PM CT

Find your fearless voice! Larisa Montanaro has been a professional singer and voice teacher for the past 25 years. Instead of worrying about cracking on the high notes, forgetting the words, or running out of breath too quickly, she will help you actually enjoy singing again and sound better than ever! Whatever level. Whatever style! This class is for you! 

$25.00

  • Available
  • OYOU 2 U

Spring into "The Artist Way"

March 3rd 2021 Kick Off! The Artist Way Online: A Creative Journey to Greater Awareness

This class is hosted online by Terri Hendrix 

 

Want to write?

Want to play?

Want to sing?

Want to create? 

Inhale courage, exhale fear, and take this class. 

 

This is workshop that'll change your life! 

 

This class lasts for 12 - 14 weeks. We usually meet every Wednesday, from 6:00 - 7:00PM CT. It's an intense program, and requires requires quite a bit of writing throughout the workshop. 

 

We kick things off March 3rd with a meet and greet and discussion of the  introduction. We meet every Wednesday ... 6:00 to 7:00PM. We do squeeze in catch up weeks when we need to. We keep it fun! 

 

All classes are held online. If for some reason, we feel it's safe to do so, there might be an option to meet at Wilory Farm for a class outing. 

 

"The Artist Way," by Julia Cameron is not exclusively about writing! It is about discovering and developing the artist within whether a painter, poet, screenwriter or musician but it is a lot about writing. If you have always wanted to pursue a creative dream, have always wanted to play and create with words or paints, this book will gently get you started and help you learn all kinds of paying-attention techniques; and that, after all, is what being an artist is all about. It's about learning to pay attention." — Anne Lamott

$75.00

  • Available
  • OYOU 2 U

Writer's Nest Song or Spoken Word Piece a Week Challenge

Hosted by Terri Hendrix

Workshop:

March 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th 10:00 - 11:30AM CT

Concert March 28th @ 7:00PM CT open to the public and will take place online only 

Receive online hand outs, meet other artists, get inspiration, and get motivated! 

 

All OYOU classes and concerts are held online. If for some reason, we feel it's safe to do so, there might be an option to meet at Wilory Farm for a class outing. 

 

Do you have poems or songs that are unfinished? Do you need a prompt to kick start your creativity? Need feedback on your art? This workshop is for you! 

 

Space is limited to 10 people! 

Sign up for both February and March "Writer's Nest" and get 25% off (you get the discount after payment in full has processed)

Register now! 

 

$125.00

  • Available
  • OYOU 2 U

Epilepsy Support Group

Monthly private online meeting (dates vary)

Discovering that you aren’t alone is one of the most important experiences that some people affected by epilepsy have. Support groups like this one,  introduce you to others who understand and share your experience.  and gives you a forum for learning about resources, exploring options, and making new friends.

 

Most of our meetings are open to all ages of those that have been diagnosed with a seizure condition. Family and close friends are welcome to attend. 

 

Our closed meetings (ages 18 and up) are limited to those that have been diagnosed with a seizure condition.

 

Our once a month meetings take place on Zoom. 

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