Rock to the Future keeps youth connected, creating, and collaborating online! Our virtual music instruction and live streams are made for all levels and some don’t require any experience or instrument ownership. See the full schedule and learn more below.
Scroll down to log into our class portal to register for classes. Call 215-302-9633 or email Josh@RocktotheFuture.org if you need help or have questions.
LIVE STREAM BRAIN BREAKS
Tune into our Facebook page at 12pm noon for different live streams related to creating, self-cafe and mindfulness, and more! Facebook.com/Rock2Future
Monday – Midday Stretch with Namarah
Tuesday – Hip Hop with DJ Mighty Flipside
Wednesday – In the Studio with Josh. Grab the midi files from our shared folder to work on from your own home.
Thursday – Come Create with Namarah
ONLINE MUSIC INSTRUCTION
See our full schedule above and register for our online classes below!
Some classes are for beginners, and some are more advanced. Instrumental instruction classes require having an instrument to use (which we can provide for you!). Classes are open to all students in grades 4-12 who live in Philadelphia. The first step is to register for an online account below so you can see and register for music sessions in your student portal. If you need help or to borrow an instrument, contact contact Josh(at)RocktotheFuture.org or 215-302-9633.
If you already have an account, sign in here to access your portal.
Register here to sign up for music classes.
Sampling and Arrangement – (Grades 6-12) Using Soundtrap, explore the concepts of sampling, loops, how to arrange music, and learn the skills to create your own songs. Requires: Soundtrap (free at Soundtrap.com!)
Music Production Elements – (Grades 6-12) Create beats and rhythms, and learn how to build your own song in Soundtrap. Requires: Soundtrap (free at Soundtrap.com!)
Remixes with Kids in Soundtrap (Grades 3-12) Remix popular songs selected by students using Soundtrap. Requires: Soundtrap (free at Soundtrap.com!)
Song Analysis and Ear Training – (Grades 6-12) Learn and understand the elements of a song by comparing various song genres and training your ears to hear the difference between melodies, harmonies, and the relationship between notes.
Group Guitar – (Grades 4-8) Build guitar skills including finger warm-ups, guitar scales, chords, and learn songs by popular artists. Requires: Tuned guitar (use the free app GuitarTuna to tune!)
Group Guitar – (Grades 6-12) Build guitar skills including finger warm-ups, guitar scales, chords, and learn songs by popular artists. Requires: Tuned guitar (use the free app GuitarTuna to tune!)
Group Bass Lesson – (Grades 6-12) Build bass guitar skills including finger warm-ups, scales, and learn songs by popular artists. Requires: Tuned bass guitar (use the free app GuitarTuna to tune!)
Group Keyboard Lessons – (Grades 6-12) Build piano skills including warm-ups, scales, chords, and learn songs by popular artists. Requires: Working keyboard or piano
Book Club – (Grades 4 – 6) (Grades 7-12) Help select books and stories for the group to read and join in on a group discussion.
Music and Art – (Grades 6-12) Create art and listen to music! Explore different types of artistic media and explore the relationship between music and art. Students in this class will be sent an art kit to use during our sessions.
Music Theory – (Grades 6-12) Learn how to read music and understand the foundation of music.
Vocals Class – (Grades 6-12) Improve your voice/singing through proper breathing, posture, tone production, intonation, diction, phrasing, and ear training.