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Songwriting Camp

Let your inner songwriter come out! Songwriters will compose, rehearse, and record their own original music in a professional recording studio. Songwriters will learn song form, song arrangement, how to create a groove, and how to develop mood. There will be clinics on lyric writing, harmonies, and how to develop all the musical elements found in rock and pop songs. The last day of the camp will be spent at the studio laying down tracks in this real world experience of song writing. Contact us at 847-864-7625 or evanston@schoolofrock.com to sign up today!

Camp Price: $550
Ages: 12-17
Date: Monday, August 14- Friday, August 18 (9 am-3 pm Daily)

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Complete your Registration Paperwork (Part 1) HERE: https://goo.gl/forms/ysVDVMmX8Hl20dSI3

Rock 101 Camp

Rockers will "pledge allegiance to the band" in this intro to Rock camp! Rockers will be schooled on the roots and progression of Rock and Roll music through the years. Rockers will form a band, pick a band name, and learn how to play Rock classics by bands like The Beatles, Michael Jackson, The White Stripes, and Imagine Dragons. The week will culminate in a live in-house performance for friends and family. Contact us at 847-864-7625 or evanston@schoolofrock.com to sign up today!

Camp Price: $550
Ages: 7-11
Date: Monday, June 26-Friday, June 30 (9 am-3 pm Daily)

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Complete your Registration Paperwork (Part 1) HERE: https://goo.gl/forms/ysVDVMmX8Hl20dSI3

Classic Rock Camp

Fists in the air! It's the foundation of all that we do at School of Rock! Rockers will spend five days learning about the core of rock and roll: Classic Rock. Rockers will learn the Classic Rock anthems of bands like The Beatles, Aerosmith, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, AC/DC, The Rolling Stones, and many more. Rockers will put together a set list of rockin' tunes, and have a live in-house performance on the last day of camp. Contact us at 847-864-7625 or evanston@schoolofrock.com to sign up today!

Camp Price: $550
Ages: 7-11
Date: Monday, June 19-Friday, June 23 (9 am-3 pm Daily)

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Complete your Registration Paperwork (Part 1) HERE: https://goo.gl/forms/ysVDVMmX8Hl20dSI3

Alt Rock Camp

This camp is for the kids who are too cool for school! Rockers will move out of mainstream music and into the realm of Alternative Rock. Rockers will learn songs by bands like My Chemical Romance, Arctic Monkeys, The Strokes, Chevelle, The Killers, The Pixies, and other rockin' Alt Rock bands! Rockers will put together a rockin' live show for friends and family on the last day of camp. Contact us at 847-864-7625 or evanston@schoolofrock.com to sign up today!

Camp Price: $550
Ages: 12-17
Date: Monday, August 7-Friday, August 11 (9 am-3 pm Daily)

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Complete your Registration paperwork (part 1) HERE: https://goo.gl/forms/ysVDVMmX8Hl20dSI3

Drumageddon Camp Purchase required to enroll

May the Beat Be With You! Join School of Rock Evanston's Drumageddon Camp and dive deeply into the world of Rhythm! This drum-intensive camp includes a bonus drum clinic with studio and touring drummer, Rick Latham. Geared toward the intermediate drummer (has a basic understanding of drum rudiments, and can read beat-notation, ages 11 and up). Students will build on more advanced versions of the concepts they've learned throughout the year (i.e. dynamics, rate, orchestration, phrasing). Drummers will focus on how to create and improvise grooves, play with digital samples, generate computer beats, and build physical stamina for longer shows. They will also learn how to handle, maintain, set up, and break down drum kits professionally. The week will culminate with a beatcentric, live performance for family & friends. Call or email 847-864-ROCK or evanston@schoolofrock.com to sign up today, or click here to register: https://goo.gl/forms/ysVDVMmX8Hl20dSI3

Schedule:
Camp: June 12-16, 9am-3pm
Clinic: June 15, 4-7pm

Costs:
Camp & Clinic: $550
Clinic Only: $30

About the Instructors:
Steve Kentala has been an instructor with the School of Rock since 2009 and is enthusiastic about all things drumming. He has played in bands around the city of Chicago since 2002. Most recently he toured throughout the Midwest with the 90’s cover band "The Personnel," performing over 700 shows the last six years. Clubs, street fests, weddings, private events – he has played them all. Most notably he performed at the House of Blues in Chicago for this years St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

Dave Robison has been a drum set and percussion educator in the Chicago area for over 15 years. He began playing drums at the age of 15 and has toured internationally performing his own music as a founding member of Chicago band ALAYA (Basick Records). His lesson program offers a wide range of possibilities; advanced students and professionals are encouraged, but all ages and skill levels are welcome! Students can learn music theory or experience a faster, results based extremely fun rock drumming crash course.