September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Starting Friday, September 15th, 2023 | 6:30PM–8:00PM EDT | EEA’s Carriage House, 2nd Floor
Ages 16 to 26
Rock U band is a combination of grads and advanced teens, directed by Bakithi Kumalo along with Music Director Chris Jones and Assistant Director Natalia Rahim. Bakithi has played on five Grammy-winning albums and is best known for his work with Paul Simon on Graceland. The students work on mastering skills such as; playing together as a band, timing, and most importantly, performance and stage presence. At the conclusion of each session, students will perform to exhibit their growth over the session.
All students are required to be proficient at an intermediate to advanced level in an instrument of choice in order to participate.: vocals, guitar, bass, drums, keys, violin, or horns (all instruments are welcome).
Rehearsal Dates – 8 rehearsals plus final show
Fridays, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, September 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, & 31 – Final show EEA Gala November 9, 2023.
Cost: 8 rehearsals plus final show – $280.00, Member Price – 20% discount – $224.00