Category Archives: Music

Meet the Music Makers: Tampa Music School’s Steel Pan Band

We made friends with Tampa Music School last summer, when owner and music teacher Matthew Maines wanted to put some STEAM education into his summer music classes by inviting local FIRST robotics teams to share their robotics projects with his Star Wars … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Sir Bentley Freckles & Assoc

Brand new to the exhibit scene is Barbara Sapp Lancaster with Sir Bentley Freckles & Associates.  Barbara (aka:  The Dali Baba) takes her love and appreciation of musical instruments, along with her passion for art and combines it all into treasures … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015: A Look Back

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 was our biggest event yet, with over 80 exhibitors, the Southeast Combot Championship fighting robots competition,  Electrathon car race , Young Makers activities and Makerspace Showcase, bringing together over 300 technologists, artists, crafters, mechanical and electrical wizards, … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 Program Now Online

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 promises to be our biggest and best event yet, and a sign of things to come, as our Maker community continues to grow and connect.   Check out our 2015 event program and start planning how … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 is Making it BIG!

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 is more than twice as big as our 2014 event, featuring  more than 75 Maker groups representing a wide diversity of interests, skills, hobbies, trades and professions ranging from textile and other heritage crafters, to amateur radio, inventors and … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Elizabeth Baker, of The New Music Conflagration

Elizabeth Baker, a concert pianist and composer,  was at our very first Maker festival in 2012, performing as Suitcases of Sound. The New Music Conflagration, Inc. is a non-profit corporation she founded to help further public awareness and perception of contemporary concert … Continue reading

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