Posts tagged Salem Music School
Adult Rock Music Classes for The Summer Begin July 7th & 8th!
Rebel is for adults ages 19-29 of all skill levels.

Rebel is for adults ages 19-29 of all skill levels.

Rebels (Ages 19-29)

Our Summer Rebels Program is for adult musicians ages 19-29 of all musical abilities from first-time beginners to advanced musicians looking to play in a band once again. Salem Oregon's Rock Academy provides the most unique experience for music lovers and music learners! From beginning musicians to advanced shredders, we provide music instruction in guitar, bass, drums, piano, & vocals. Students learn fast and most of all have fun! Summer season eight weeks and finished with a show on Thursday August 29th. Rehearsals Sunday evenings from 7:00-9:00 pm. Starts on July 7th. Register Here!

Renegades is for adults ages 30+ of all skill levels. We make music education fun.

Renegades is for adults ages 30+ of all skill levels. We make music education fun.

Renegades (Ages 30+)

Our Renegade Rockers Program is for adult musicians ages 30 years of age and older of all musical abilities from first-time beginners to advanced musicians looking to play in a band once again. Salem Oregon's Rock Academy provides the most unique experience for music lovers and music learners! From beginning musicians to advanced shredders, we provide music instruction in guitar, bass, drums, piano, & vocals. Students learn fast and most of all have fun! Summer season eight weeks and finished with a show on Thursday August 29th. Rehearsals Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm. Starts on July 8th. Register Here!

Royals Auditions-Calling Salem's Top Young Musicians Ages 14-20!
The Royals performing at Venti’s this past March. The Royals perform at 20 or more community events, private parties, special events, and opening for local and touring bands during the year.

The Royals performing at Venti’s this past March. The Royals perform at 20 or more community events, private parties, special events, and opening for local and touring bands during the year.

Audition for RiverCity's Show Band The Royals

The 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, opening for other bands, in addition to their performance showcases for family and friends. This program is designed to give students the experience of a real working professional band and further excel their confidence and passion for music. Auditions Monday, July 1st, 6:00 pm. Rehearsals Mondays 6:00-9:00 pm. Complete Audition Details. 

Jarred Venti Named Music Director

RiverCity Rock Star Academy is pleased to announce the promotion of Jarred Venti to Music Director.

Jarred has been with RiverCity since January 2017, first as an instructor for The Beatles program and private bass teacher. In Fall 2017 he became the co-music director at the music school and director of the RiverCity Royals program, RiverCity’s audition performance program for advanced students. In the past 12 months, the Royals have performed at over 30 community and private events. In addition to directing the Royals, Jarred co-teaches other music programs and continues to provide bass lessons.

In addition to his time with RiverCity, Jarred is a busy and respected musician in the community, performing and recording with numerous bands including Sleep Millennium, Rich McCloud Music, Gabriel Cox, Crossing 13th, Groove Thief, Still Water Vibes, and The Merchants of Venus, among others, as well as several area tribute bands.

Jarred is also the beverage ‘czar’ at Venti’s, his family’s restaurant, bar, and music venue in Venti's Cafe + Taphouse in South Salem and Venti's Cafe + Basement Bar downtown.

To schedule a free trial bass lesson with Jarred, contact RiverCity a info@rcrockstaracademy.com or (503) 689-8372.

Now Enrolling - Music Classes for Kids Ages 5-7!
Pop Rocks is for beginning music students ages 5-7. We make music education fun.

Pop Rocks is for beginning music students ages 5-7. We make music education fun.

POP ROCKS

Our Pop Rocks Program is geared towards young, aspiring and beginner 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. Classes Thursdays 5:30-6:30 pm. Starts on September 13th. Check out all of our upcoming Fall Music Programs & Music Lessons for all ages and skill levels!

FALL 2018 CLASS SIGN UPS!

 

Indie Rock Class for Teens (Ages 12-18)
Rockers is for music students ages 12-18. We make music education fun.

Rockers is for music students ages 12-18. We make music education fun.

INDIE ROCK

Our 2018 Saturday Fall Rockers Session will feature the sounds of Indie Rock! Originally used to describe alternative rock, indie rock has grown to also include the sounds of punk, post-punk, grunge, emo, and guitar pop rock. Songs will be chosen from bands such as the Yo La Tengo, Pavement, The Pixies, Moldy Peaches, Arctic Monkeys, St. Vincent, Alvvays, Elliot Smith, Chvrches, the Smiths, Bleachers, The Shins, The Strokes, Death Cab for Cutie, Alt-J, Vampire Weekend, Arcade Fire, Grimes, The xx, Sylvan Esso, The Hives, Japanese Breakfast, Front Bottoms, The 1975, and more! Come rock with us! Rehearsals Saturdays 11:00 am-2:00 pm. Starts on September 8th.

FALL 2018 CLASS SIGN UPS!

The Rockers program include a three-hour weekly rehearsal on Saturdays from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, a required weekly private 30-minute lesson, and two shows over a 12 week session! Over 50 hours of professional music instruction playing in a band for the price that some charge just for music lessons. Check out our upcoming Fall Music Programs & Music Lessons for all ages and skill levels!

Calling Salem's Top Musicians Ages 14-20
The Royals performing at RockFest this past July. The Royals perform at 20 or more community events, private parties, special events, and opening for local and touring bands during the year.

The Royals performing at RockFest this past July. The Royals perform at 20 or more community events, private parties, special events, and opening for local and touring bands during the year.

Audition for RiverCity's Show Band The Royals

The 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, opening for other bands, in addition to their performance showcases for family and friends. This program is designed to give students the experience of a real working professional band and further excel their confidence and passion for music. Auditions Monday, September 10th, 6:00 pm. Rehearsals Mondays 6:00-9:00 pm. Complete Audition Details. 

Beginning Rock Band Class - Young Rockers (Ages 8-12)
Young Rockers is for beginning music students ages 8-12. We make music education fun.

Young Rockers is for beginning music students ages 8-12. We make music education fun.

YOUNG ROCKERS

Our beginning rock band program the Young Rockers is for aspiring and beginning musicians ages 8-12 to experience the thrill of making music in a rock band. RiverCity Rock Star Academy combines weekly band rehearsals with a private lesson in an instrument of their choice — guitar, drums, bass, piano, and/or vocals! Young Rockers learn music fundamentals and learn how to work as a team with band members. Students learn how to play songs from the greatest popular and rock bands of the last 60 years such as The Beatles, Nirvana, Ramones, Green Day, and much more! Rehearsals Mondays 5:30-7:00 pm. Starts on September 10th.

FALL 2018 CLASS SIGN UPS!

The Young Rockers program includes a 90-minute weekly band rehearsal on Monday evenings from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, a weekly private 30-minute lesson, and a final season ending show over a 12 week season! Over 25 hours of professional music instruction playing in a band for the price that some charge just for music lessons. Check out our upcoming Fall Music Programs & Music Lessons for all ages and skill levels!

Metalheads Unite! Play in A Metal Band!
Rockers Metal Mania is for intermediate to advanced students ages 12-18. We make music education fun.

Rockers Metal Mania is for intermediate to advanced students ages 12-18. We make music education fun.

METAL MANIA

Students in the Metal Mania class will learn and perform songs from all metal genres and will learn how to master the specific techniques commonly found in most types of metal music. With the help of professional instructors, they will assist the student with enhancing their skill level, knowledge, and aptitude for their given instrument(s) or voice in metal music. Open to intermediate and advanced students in guitar, bass, drums, and vocals. Metal Mania students will have the chance to learn and perform songs of some of the great metal bands from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and 00s, including Iron Maiden, Metallica, Megadeth, System of a Down, Gojira, Mastodon, and many other heavy hitters of the metal world. Rehearsals Saturdays 2:00-5:00 pm. Starts on September 8th.

FALL 2018 CLASS SIGN UPS!

The Metal Mania program includes a three-hour weekly rehearsal on Saturday afternoons from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, a weekly private 30-minute lesson, and two shows over a 12 week season! Over 50 hours of professional music instruction playing in a band for the price that some charge just for music lessons. Check out our upcoming Fall Music Programs & Music Lessons for all ages and skill levels!

Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy: Adult Rock Class!
Renegades is for adults ages 21+ of all skill levels. We make music education fun.

Renegades is for adults ages 21+ of all skill levels. We make music education fun.

Renegades

Our Renegade Rockers Program is for adult musicians ages 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. Salem Oregon's Rock Academy provides the most unique experience for music lovers and music learners! From beginning musicians to advanced shredders, we provide music instruction in guitar, bass, drums, piano, & vocals. Students learn fast and most of all have fun! Rehearsals Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm. Starts on September 10th.

FALL 2018 CLASS SIGN UPS!

The Renegades program includes a two-hour weekly rehearsal on Monday evenings from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, a weekly private 30-minute lesson, and two shows over a 12 week season! Over 32 hours of professional music instruction playing in a band for the price that some charge just for music lessons. Check out our upcoming Fall Music Programs & Music Lessons for all ages and skill levels!