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RiverCity Rockers (Ages 12-18) Fall Season Begins

  • RiverCity Rock Star Academy 2769 19th St SE Salem, OR, 97302 United States (map)



Salem and the surrounding communities have a tremendous amount of young musical talent demonstrated by the award-winning band, orchestra and choir programs throughout the area.  But even with all this talent, there isn’t a place where teens can come together in one location, on a regular basis to play some awesome music together as a group, showcase their guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and vocal skills, spend time with others with the same musical interests, learn from music professionals, and have fun all at the same time!     

Until now!  RiverCity Rock Star Academy evolved for these very reasons.  Be part of the only music training of its kind in the Salem area!

Now you can join RiverCity Rock Star Academy for an innovative, 12-week music session!   The Fall session will begin the week of September 14th and will conclude mid-December 2015. 

Select students between the ages of 12-18, with a foundation on instruments including guitar, bass, keys, drums and vocals, will participate in weekly 3-hour workshops. In this program students will learn how to: 

  • work with peers in a live band setting,
  • play tunes from artists such as Pink Floyd, The Beatles, Radiohead, Nirvana, The Black Keys, Tom Petty and many more,
  • gain beginner to intermediate theory,
  • learn advanced technique exercises,
  • gain practical knowledge of the equipment used in professional performance settings, and 
  • have the opportunity to perform at other events and to even form your own band!

At the conclusion of the 12-weeks, students will demonstrate their acquired skills, as well as their understanding of musical theory, in a live performance. The performance will serve as an opportunity for students to experience the fun and excitement of a real music performance! Complete RiverCity Rockers Registration form here.