In the spotlight: a year at Rock to the Future

Every month, we highlight some of our awesome students, volunteers, and staff in the Rock to the Future email newsletter. When someone is In the Spotlight, it’s because they rock- whether they’re a student who aced a hard test, an instructor who went above and beyond, or a volunteer who brings their best to the the program every day. Take …

Rock to the Future grad Destiny on building a future

Destiny started playing bass guitar at Rock to the Future last year, when her friend Camila encouraged her to join. “At first, I didn’t want to go, but she told me that I’d be learning to play music, and she was like ‘you’ve gotta go, it’s so fun!’” Destiny says. “So I ended up attending, and I played at the …

Rockstar Chanel – Growing Through Music

Chanel joined Rock to the Future in the fall of 2018, when MusiCore Kensington moved into Kensington High School. The 10th grader has been playing guitar ever since. As a member of the Student House Band, Chanel commits to extra practice time and performance opportunities. Chanel takes her responsibility as a House Band member seriously outside of practice as well. …

Summer Camps 2019

The new school year is right around the corner, with MusiCore After School starting back up on September 17th. The summer is almost over, and we had a blast at GuitarStars and Rock*A*Delphia summer camps this year! GuitarStars and Rock*A*Delphia are week-long day camps at Rock to the Future’s Kensington location. Campers practice their choice of instrument in group lessons, …

Summer Camp Volunteer Training Session

  Rock to the Future’s GuitarStars & Rock*A*Delphia Summer Camp is seeking volunteers of all commitment levels to help us run two Philadelphia summer camps in June. Help students learn guitar, bass, drums, keyboard or assist in creative workshops. The GuitarStars camps operate from June 17 to June 21 for ages 7-12 and Rock*A*Delphia summer camps operates from June 24th …

Music for All Ball was a Ball for All

On May 7th we got all dolled up and headed for the Mummer’s Museum for the Music for All Ball. This yearly event is a major drive for Rock to the Future, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. This sold-out event was attended by fans, friends, supporters new and old, and Rock to the Future students and nearly doubled what we raised …