Rockers - (Ages 12-18)

Our 2019 Winter Rockers Session will feature our popular mix-tape format that allows students and teachers to develop a diverse set list of songs that cover all flavors of rock and popular music such as classic, prog-rock, punk, indie, emo, grunge, post-punk, and much more. This term we will offer two different classes one on Tuesday evenings and also a Saturday class. The 12-week Rockers Program is for teens ages 12-18 of all musical abilities (beginners, intermediates, & advanced) 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 a preview show, as well as at the end of season show. We offer the most complete musical experience in Salem at the best value. Come rock with us!



RiverCity Rock Academy brings a unique approach to music with our 12-week performance based program that puts students in a real band with expert teachers for a 3-hour weekly band rehearsal either Saturdays (11:00 AM - 2:00 PM -starting January 5th) or Tuesdays 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM - starting January 8th), a weekly 30-minute private lesson, and a performance at a local venues! Over 50 hours of professional music instruction, experience, and education! The most unique, highest quality, greatest value, and best musical education experience in Salem!

Students learn how to work as a team, play with other people, be creative, have fun, and as a result gain self-confidence and a lifelong path for music. 



For the price that some others charge just for private lessons, we bring a comprehensive musical education experience!  We offer a variety of discounts such as our Family Plan and One Payment Plan. Each of these discounts is 5% each and can be combined. RiverCity also provides substantial discounts to students that enroll in multiple Rockers programs. We also offer an easy payment plan that allows four monthly payments over the three month season.

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The Rock School

Salem Oregon's rock school established in 2015 to provide a performance based contemporary music education program to our talented community.

To date, our students have learned hundreds of popular rock songs and performed for thousands of music fans. Our professional music studios, led by the best local and active working musicians, have developed a unique community of fun, support, and encouragement for rock stars of all ages and types. 

RiverCity Rock Star Academy is an incredible program! What a fantastic outlet for our kid to meet other talented teens, learn new ways to collaborate and gain self-esteem. Rock on! Salem has been in need of an opportunity like this for years. Thank you for stepping up and making it happen!
— Rock Mom