Elvio Fernandes of Daughtry presents
Camp ROC Star Academy - Enrollment is Open


CAMP ROC STAR, founded by Elvio Fernandes, singer/song writer/keyboardist for the multi-platinum band Daughtry

Rehearse, Jam & Perform Live

Create your Band's Identity, Learn from Professionals, and Receive an unforgettable experience that will improve your playing skills and confidence

What We Do

Summer Camps

Professional educators and musicians providing a week long day-camp for aspiring young musicians.

Have a Ton of Fun

First and foremost, music should be fun. We make it our mission to keep this true for all our young ROCkers

Boost Confidence

The self esteem we have witnessed in our programs, is nothing short of amazing. Start your Journey today!

Join a Band!


Camp ROC Star Academy is growing! We’re ready to launch some more bands. If you’re a lead singer, guitarist, bass player, keyboard player, or drummer and you want to join a band and play shows.....hit us up! It's for serious musicians who want the ultimate "garage band" experience with coaching by top professional musicians. Each band will rehearse once per week developing their "set list". Once their set is ready to go, they will put on a show at various local live music establishments. Get out of your bedrooms and "join a band"!! 


Taking Enrollments Now

Open to All Ages!

Why Camp ROC Star?

Watch the video and see why Camp ROC Star is Elvio's most important venture in his musical career. Camp ROC Star has established themselves as the premiere music camp in upstate New York. Since spots are limited for this one-of-a-kind adventure, don't wait ...enroll today!

Follow Elvio on Tour

Elvio Fernandes is a Rochester, NY-based musician, songwriter and producer, best known as the keyboardist, rhythm guitarist and vocalist for multi-platinum Grammy nominated band Daughtry. 

Camp ROC Star Staff

Elvio Fernandes

Recording Artist, Songwriter, Founder

Rich Greene

Principle, Songwriter, Guitarist

Teena Guarnere

Singer, Vocal Director

John Akers

Performing Artist, Educator

Mark Balestra

Musician, Guitar Instructor

Johnny Cummings

Singer, Songwriter, Producer

Dave Cohen

Percussionist, Instructor

Mike Gladstone

Guitarist, Recording Artist

Jessica Fernandes

Energy Ambassador, Mother

Alex Akers

Performing Artist, Educator

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Our Partners

Camp ROC Star's success is directly tied to our partner relationships. We work with companies that have established a stainless reputation in what they do and we all grow through collaboration. Support our local businesses!