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Summer Sessions

Students enrolled in a Rockshop Academy Summer Session engage in a week of intensive exposure, learning band performance, basic writing techniques, band marketing and imaging. Students will form bands, learn about song composition and arrangement, and perform a live concert, with the guidance of the Rockshop Academy Pros & Advisors.

Through a combination of playing as a group, and break-out sessions involving specific instruments, students will learn the essential elements necessary to play in a band and the basic tools to easily write a song.

Summer sessions culminate in a live performance open to the public at Rockshop Academy.

Weeklong Summer Sessions Include:

  • Hands on instruction and constructive critique from RA Instructors on how to play with a band.
  • Exposure and access to RA Advisors — professionals working at some of the biggest music and media companies in the business.
  • Discounts for one full year on Rockshop Academy rehearsal space.
  • Free admission to any appearance by visiting Rockshop Advisors during the summer sessions, covering music industry topics relevant to all aspiring musicians.
  • The most inspirational time of your life making music and making friends!

2017 Summer Sessions

June 12-16 • June 19-23, June 26-30• July 10-14
July 17-22 • July 24-28 • July 31-August 4 • August 7-11

10am-4pm Monday-Friday.
(Students bring sack lunch M-Th, pizza provided Friday)
Open to all aspiring musicians between the ages of 10 and 17.
Sessions are $399 per week.
Register by May 31, 2017 and receive $50 off per week.
Additional weeks are available at a discount.


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Rodney Cravens instructs Rockshop students

Practice practice practice... "It refreshes my drive for practicing and playing more and more, to see how good I can actually get." — Wyatt D.

Students perform on the Rockshop stage

Parents and friends watch a session-ending performance

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