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for all ages

Classes, camps & workshops

CLASSES

RiverCity Rock Star Academy is a unique performance-based music education program that combines weekly band rehearsals, a weekly private music lesson, and live performances for kids, teens, and adults for all skill levels.

A young rocker playing the drums

YOUNG ROCKERS

AGES 8–11

The Young Rockers Program is our beginning rock band program geared towards aspiring and beginner music students. Young Rockers experience the RiverCity Rock Star Academy’s unique methods of combining weekly band rehearsals with a weekly private lesson, mid-term and a season ending show.

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a rocker and lead singer

ROCKERS

AGES 12–18

The Rockers Program is for teens of all musical levels.
This program includes weekly rehearsals, weekly private lessons with our talented instructors, songwriting mentorship, and the opportunity to perform at our mid-term and final shows.

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ROYALS

AGES 14–20

The Royals Performance Group is audition-only, for advanced students, and designed to provide the experience of a real working band. Students of the Royals group will have extra opportunities to perform at community and private events, and further excel their confidence and passion for music.

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A female lead singer from the RCRA rebels rocker classes

REBELS

AGES 19–29

Our Rebels Program is for young adult musicians of all abilities looking to play in a band. The program focuses on band rehearsal and offering a comfortable setting to learn to play in a band with other musicians in your age group. Students will perform at the mid-term and season ending shows.

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a band of men and women performing on stage from the RCRA renegade rockers classes

RENEGADES

AGES 30+

The Renegade Program is for all adults (from first-time beginners to advanced musicians!) looking to play in a band once again. This program focuses on performance at a mid-term show and culminates in an end-of-term showcase at a local venue.

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offered annually

Camps & Workshops

ages 6-12

KIDS SUMMER CAMP

RiverCity offers a Summer Camp for ages 6 - 12 in June, July, and August. Campers try a variety of instruments and learn songs as a group to perform at the end of the week.

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ages 13-18

MUSIC SKILLS WORKSHOP

Offered in July and August. Attend the workshop on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday for 3 hours each day. Sign up for one month, or all summer and meet new people. Celebrate and socialize with a performance after the last Friday workshop.

Head back to classes in the Fall with a new skill.

Offered Periodically

Workshops

Ages 6-12

Violin Workshop

This workshop is designed for young beginning and aspiring violinists. Whether your students is brand new or has a couple years of orchestra experience, this workshop is a safe and welcome environment to learn new skills and have fun!

Join our Violin instructor Erin for 8 Classes on Friday afternoons from 4:30 PM- 5:15 PM starting January 6th!

December 27th | 5:30 PM- 7:00 PM

Free- Rhythm Workshop

Learn the fundamentals of rhythm and how to count in time with RiverCity Instructor Robert Stephens. This workshop is suitable for beginner to intermediate level musicians who want to improve their skills. All instruments are welcome. Robert will provide examples from popular bands to help you take your rhythm to the next level. Join us on Tuesday, December 27th from 5:30-7pm to improve your ability to work with other musicians and take your playing to the next level.

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Here I am at 72 playing Metallica on stage with the Renegades. RiverCity is a unique opportunity at all skill levels. the teachers are not just fantastic musicians but amazing teachers. so glad I discovered this organization.

Michael