Started in 2009 as just a summer camp, Camp ROC Star, founded by Elvio Fernandes, singer/song writer/keyboardist for the multi-platinum Grammy nominated band Daughtry, is now a year-round music academy that provides aspiring rock musicians, of any age, with an unforgettable learning and performance experience that will improve their playing skills, increase their confidence, foster collaboration with others and inspire them to find the artist within themselves. Rehearsing weekly, your Rock Stars will be mentored by some of Upstate New York’s most talented and experienced musicians/instructors. Each student will be placed in a Camp ROC Band, rehearse and learn a set list, participate in group seminars held by professionals in the music industry, and receive instruction on individual instruments. Once ready with a set list, each band will put on live stage performances at various venues across the area with full production, sound system, and light show. Singers, guitarists, keyboardists, bassists and drummers, of any age, with at least one year experience are encouraged to enroll.
newToday Camp ROC Star is a Year-long Academy for serious musicians of all ages, who want the ultimate "garage band" experience with coaching by top professional musicians. Each band rehearses once per week developing their "set list". Once their set is ready to go, they will perform live at various local music establishments. Get out of your bedrooms and "join a band"!!
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