Youth Rock Bands (Ages 11-18)
Come learn the ins-and-outs of playing with a rock band! You'll learn how to read chord charts, work together with your band members, put a song list together, and prepare to play for an audience. These rock bands are coached by our exceptional faculty members who have outstanding educational credentials, are professional performers, and know how to effectively share their passion, experience, and knowledge of music. A performance is held at WCMS at the end of each semester where the best tunes are performed in front of family and friends.
Open to advanced beginners through advanced players. All instruments and vocalists welcome. Drums, amps, keyboards, and PA system are provided.
Fall ensembles begin: Week of September 14–20, 2022
Ensemble Coaches: Ben Bourgeois and Mike Verge
Tuition per semester: $450 (15 one-hour sessions), 10% discount for WCMS private lessons students
Days and times: To be arranged based on availability of instructors and students
Audition Requirements: Please prepare 1 piece of your choice to perform, and bring a recording of that piece on a mobile device (iPod, phone, iPad etc.). Amps will be provided for guitarists and bassists. If you are a drummer, a kit will be provided, just bring your sticks.
To Learn More: Tell us about the student's musical experience and interests by filling out the inquiry form below. Someone will contact you to answer questions and discuss an audition.
Returning Students: If you are a returning student in a Youth Rock Band, contact our registrar to enroll: