MusiCore Germantown takes place at Roosevelt Elementary School – 430 Washington Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19144.
Rock to the Future’s after-school music program for Philadelphia youth grades 4-8 operates Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3:10-5:00pm during the academic school year, September-June. The program is free as long as students commit to attending and participating regularly.
Get the full music experience in a judgement-free creative environment! Students learn their choice of instrument (bass, guitar, drums, or piano), form bands, write and record original music, learn to play cover songs, participate in a choir, and perform for friends and family. Homework help and tutoring is offered every day, along with creative workshops and performances from musical guests from a variety of genres.
In the MusiCore Germantown after school program, students receive:
-Group music lesson on guitar, bass, drums, or keyboard
-Weekly band practice with a band coach to write original music and learn cover songs
-Creative workshops like stage performance and digital music production
-Weekly vocal ensemble practice
-Daily homework help from qualified tutors
-Report card reviews and tutoring in trouble subjects
-Yearly opportunity to record music at professional studios like Rittenhouse Soundworks and Miner Street Recordings
To qualify, students:
-Must be in grade 4-8 (entering 4th grade in the upcoming school year)
-Must live in Philadelphia
-Must fit income requirements. We use 200% of the poverty level. We may request income verification. If you are above the level you may apply and we will request an additional essay indicating need.
-Must commit to attending Rock to the Future Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3:10-5:00 pm.
-Must have your own transportation (walking, public transportation, parent provided) to get to and from Rock to the Future’s Germantown location each day. SeptaKEY transportation costs can be provided if needed.
-Must commit to improving grades and maintaining good grades.
Apply through the link below. This is just the application. After your information is reviewed, we will contact you once a spot becomes available which could be immediately or could be as long as the following program year.