The Pop Rocks Program is geared towards young, aspiring and beginning music students ages 5 to 7. During the 6-week program, Pop Rock students will explore music in a comfortable, non-intimidating, creative, and expressive social atmosphere centered around enjoying contemporary pop and rock music of the last 60 years.
The Young Rockers Program is our beginning rock band program geared towards aspiring and beginner music students ages 8 to 12. Young Rockers experience the RiverCity Rock Star Academy’s unique methods of combining weekly band rehearsals with a private lesson in an instrument of their choice — guitar, drums, bass, piano, and/or vocals. Students learn music fundamentals, theory, and techniques by focusing on chords, scales, notes, rhythm, riffs, rudiments, and more by learning songs that they know (or at least their parents do) in a fun, active and supportive environment.
The 12-week Rockers Program is for teens ages 12-18 with a musical foundation on guitar, bass, piano, drums, and/or vocals. In addition to weekly rehearsals, Rocker students also receive a weekly 30-minute private lesson with our staff. Rockers will perform their songs at preview show, as well as at the end of season show for their family and friends at a local venue at the conclusion of the 12-week program
This 12-week Legend of Rock Program focuses on a band(s) or an important emergence of a sub-genre of rock. is for teens ages 12-18 from beginners, intermediate and advanced skill levels on instruments including guitar, bass, piano, drums, and/or vocals. In addition to weekly rehearsals, Legends of Rock students also receive a weekly 30-minute private lesson with our teaching staff. For Winter 2018 Legends will focus on the foundatins of Punk Rock. PRevius Legends Programs have included, The BEatles, Nirvana, AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, and Green Day.
Metal Mania is a special 10 week class for intermediate and advanced music students that love all types of metal. For guitar, bass, drums, and vocalist ages 12 to 20. Program begins Saturday January 27th, from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM and includes weekly band rehearsal, a weekly 30 minute private lesson, and a season ending show for family and friends at a local music venue. For more information check out Metal Mania.
The RiverCity Renegade Program is for adults 21 years of age and older of all musical abilities from first-time beginners to advanced musicians looking to play in a band once again. This program is a performance program geared towards adults learning songs and performing as a group. Throughout the program, the group will learn to play, study and perform a wide range of genres and styles including Rock, Blues, Soul, Funk, Punk, Folk, and more. At the end of the 12-week program, the adult students will perform a set of music for their family and friends at a local venue.
The Royal Rockers (Royals) Performance Group is an audition-only, skill and experience-based program for advanced students ages 14-20. Students of the Royals group will have a multitude of opportunities to perform at community and private events/parties, in addition to their performance showcases for family and friends. This program is designed to give students the experience of a real working band and further excel their confidence and passion for music.