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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. 

Make Music Day Salem - Friday June 21st!
Photo by Ron Cooper

Photo by Ron Cooper

RiverCity Rock Star Academy is a proud sponsor of Make Music Day Salem coming up this Friday, June 21st. All of our school bands will perform, along with many of our teacher bands and our staff will be volunteering and leading sessions throughout the day. Join us and over 140 bands/performers at over 30 venues for a day of free music on the first full day of summer! RiverCity staff and friends will be leading a variety of Mass Appeal Events such as Bucket Drumming, Dueling Drums, RiverCity People’s Choir, Sousapalooza, as well as hosting music performances throughout the day and evening at our stage in the Reed Alley. Get a free harmonica and lesson on how to play it and watch Acting Captain and Sleep Millenneum and many more!

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Fall Season Shows Friday (11/30) & Saturday (12/1) Evenings
All ages and shows begin at 7pm at the Premiere Academy of Performing Arts (PAPA)!

All ages and shows begin at 7pm at the Premiere Academy of Performing Arts (PAPA)!

Come check out the students of RiverCity Rock Star Academy as they perform songs from Indie Rock (teen program), Woodstock (teen program) & Mix-Tape (adult program)! Night 1 (November 30th) show begins at 7pm at the Premiere Academy of Performing Arts (PAPA)! RiverCity Rock Star Academy's Night 2 (December 1st) Fall Show includes students from our Young Rockers Program (kids), Royals (advanced teen program) and Metal Mania (advanced teen program)! Show begins at 7pm also at the Premiere Academy of Performing Arts (PAPA)! Adults only $5 and Kids & Teens are Free!

Rock 'n' Roll & Mud Wrestling Benefit for Academy Music Scholarships

Mud Wrestling for a Cause! That’s right, your favorite RiverCity teacher will be wrestling it out at the Monarchs of Mud benefit event with proceeds going to provide a student a scholarship to attend RiverCity Rock Star Academy! Come out to cheer on The Flying Pickle (teacher Doug), Opera Mom (teacher Monica), Poison (teacher Juliene), Brown Covfefe (teacher Topher) and The Green String Bean Fighting Machine (teacher Kaylee), as they take on those that dare to challenge them! Saturday, September 22nd, 7pm at the The Space Concert Club. Music by RiverCity students and the Monarchs of Mud wrestlers! All ages until 10pm. $8 pre-sale and $10 at the door. Buy Your Tickets Now!

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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!