Rockers - Emo vs. Pop Punk (Ages 12-18)

Our 2018 Rockers Spring Session will be playing all the best songs that defined a new generation of rock music and fans. Songs will be chosen from the 80s throughout the 2000s and include songs from bands such as My Chemical Romance, Taking Back Sunday, Sunny Day Real Estate, Blink 182, Fall Out Boy, Red Jump Suit Apparatus, 30 Seconds to Mars, Panic at The Disco, Green Day, Rites of Spring, and many more. Come rock with us!

rockers emo vs. pop punk


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 (Saturdays 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM - starting April 14th, 2018), 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, Join the Band Referral Program, Multi-classes discount, 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. Also, we have special offers so to get the best rocking deal contact us now! ENROLL NOW!


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