School holiday programme buskers are heard…

by The Rock Academy on November 14, 2019

Microphone helps singers busk.

Adding the portable P.A and microphone to the busking during our school holiday programmes has been a fantastic revelation. It’s more comfortable for the singers and they don’t have to strain their voices. The guitarists and keyboardists find it easier to follow the songs too. Overall the music sounds a lot more connected and the good people of Kilbirnie get sweeter music while they go about their day¬†

School holiday programmes Wellington January 2020

by The Rock Academy on November 4, 2019

We’re looking ahead to the end of the school holidays in January. By then I’m sure you will be ready for a break and I’m sure ‘they’ will too 😂

We are running two-holiday programmes in the last two weeks of January.

JANUARY 2020

Week 1 👨‍🎤
Wednesday, 22nd, Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th

Week 2 🎹
Wednesday29th, Thursday 30th and Friday 31st

Start: 8:45am – Finish 3:30pm 🎸

Please contact us for more info or to book your place ☎️

Young buskers inspire next generation of musicians

October 13, 2019

Buskers during The Rock Academy’s holiday programme help to inspire the next generation of musician. It’s always great having music on the street and having young musicians inspire the next generation of musicians is really inspiring. It won’t be long before this young chap is getting music lessons and joining others jamming and having fun. […]

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Boys jamming with their bass and guitar on the streets of Wellington

October 8, 2019

Omar and Luke had a great 3 days at our school holiday programme last week. Omar played the bass guitar for the first time and fell in love, he is hoping to switch from guitar lessons to bass lessons. It was a great opportunity to try and get comfortable with the bass during the holidays […]

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Ear Health by White Cat

September 12, 2019

We live in a noisy world. 1 in 4 people today suffer from hearing impairment. While some of this cannot be prevented due to genetic or medical reasons, noise induced hearing loss is 100% preventable. We hope that White Cat will be a useful, ever-growing resource that will help make environments safer so that we […]

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School holiday programmes Wellington

September 11, 2019

The Rock Academy school holiday programme is perfect for young Wellington muscians. The activities during the programme are fun and have a great educational value to them. The songs we teach our pupils are modern and very popular. There are daily busking trips, song writing sessions (Kilbirnie, Wellington), beat sessions and much more. All ages […]

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Performers concert – September 2019

August 18, 2019

  The Rock Academy is hosting another Performers Concert on the 10th of September at Fringe Bar. It is a fantastic opportunity for young musicians to perform live on stage. If you have been having music lessons and feel like an extra challenge or you have played on stage already and would like to play […]

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Geoff Day 2019 Release

August 6, 2019

Geoff Day releases his second single onto Spotify. This follows Geoff’s first single which was released on the 1st of May 2019. Recorded in the south of France during his European tour in 2004 tour. The music follows in the vein of one of Geoffs heroes Bob Dylan.

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Young Guitarist Shreds

July 22, 2019

Amazing young guitarist This young guitarist hasn’t shredded his music so to speak. The term ‘shred’ when referred to a guitarist describes a guitar player who plays his guitar very fast and technical. It doesn’t get much faster than Kieran shredding at our musicians performers concert last term. He has been having guitar lessons and […]

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Holiday programmes – Wellington

June 16, 2019

School holiday programmes perfect for young musicians. July holiday dates for both weeks of the holidays. Fun programme workshops, looks of cool sounds and cool creative kids. Contact us now for more information or to book.

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