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Summer Rock Band

$99Purchase required to enroll
Join us for this unique opportunity to work with one of Eau Claire’s preeminent musicians and educators, Eric “Pedals” Thompson, as you make music in a band. Students will write their own song and learn two or more cover songs along with music theory, ensemble playing, and songwriting. Cap off the experience with a show at the Plus!

Ages: 13 and up

5 weeks (90 minute sessions) plus a concert
-Beginner ensemble: 4:30 to 6 pm
-Advanced ensemble: 6:30 to 8 pm
-Rehearsals held at Pedals Music in downtown Eau Claire (307 S Barstow St.)
-If there is enough demand, additional ensembles may be scheduled

Rehearsals: June 11, 18, 25 and July 9 and 16
Performance: July 17 at the Plus

-$59 for students who are taking weekly private lessons at ECMS or Pedals Music during the course
Note: Contact the office to register at the reduced rate.

Ensemble Guidelines
-Instrumentation: Guitar, Bass, Drums, Keyboard, Vocals
-Beginner ensemble: For students who are confident playing basic chords and rhythms with a steady beat. Students should be able to play simple songs from beginning to end without stopping.
-Advanced ensemble: For students who have mastery of their instruments and who are comfortable playing complete songs.

Not sure which ensemble is right for you? Contact us and set up an interview. We can place you in the best ensemble for your abilities.

Cancellation policy Limited availability. Registration must be paid in full to reserve your spot. Students may cancel prior to the first session for a full refund. No refunds after the first session.