Rock Band

Rock Band

Ages 9 and up

Become a rock star this year!

Spring Semester begins in February!


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The rock band focuses on popular music repertoire from the 1950’s to present. The era we focus on is determined by the instrumentation and level of the group as a whole and the students’ preferences. The rock band performs approximately 2-3 times yearly. Open to brass, guitar, woodwind, drums/percussion, keyboard/piano, and voice students. Don’t miss this opportunity to become a Rock Star!

To join an ensemble, new students should schedule an audition using the form below. For questions about ensembles, please contact Meghan Jacoby at  


Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

Ages 9+

Academic Year: 30 weeks (15 per semester)

Instructors: Tev Stevig

Times: Monday evenings, time depending on student/teacher availability

Tuition per year: $600 per year

Ensembles are full-year programs, however, new students entering mid-year will receive prorated tuition.

Any Powers private lesson students will receive a 10% discount on Rock Band tuition.


Ensemble Placement Auditions:

Students interested in joining an ensemble should complete the following steps:

  1. Submit an online audition form here to schedule an individual placement audition. Once we have received your audition webform, our staff will contact you to schedule and confirm an audition time. If you are interested in the MYSP Orchestra program, please click here for more information.
  2. Pay your audition fee of $30 per student (waived for current Powers students who have paid their 2016-2017 annual registration fee).
    To pay online: Click here to access ASAP, our online registration site (you will be asked to create an account).
    To pay by check: Checks, made payable to Powers Music School, should be sent to Powers Music School, P.O. Box 398, Belmont, MA 02478. You may also pay by credit card by calling (617) 484-4696.
  3. Once we have received your audition webform and audition fee, a staff member will contact you to schedule and confirm your audition time. Please read our audition requirements below to prepare for your audition.
  4. You will be notified of placement shortly after your audition. Please complete and submit your registration and tuition payment within two weeks of acceptance. For those auditioning after the fiscal year has begun, your payment will include the annual $40 registration fee, and full prorated tuition for the ensemble program you were placed in, unless a payment plan has been arranged.
    To register/pay online: Click here to access ASAP, our online registration site (you will be asked to create an account).
    To register/pay by mail: Download and complete a 2017-2018 Registration Form, and a 2017-2018 Financial Aid Application if you are interested in applying for financial aid.

Ensemble Audition Requirements:

  • Two contrasting pieces
  • A couple scales of the student's choice
  • Sightreading

PO Box 398 Belmont, MA 02478  |  Phone: 617.484.4696  

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