Bios of NUVO Rock Band Coaches
Chris Hill (Capilano College- Music Program) Chris has played in numerous rock bands across Canada & US and is highly skilled on a variety of instruments. We welcome him to our NUVO Rock Band Summer Camp Program.
Greg Jackson (15 years of Rock Band experience, performing and teaching) Greg has been a contributor, organizer & coach for rock band programs at local music schools for the past 5 years.
Steffen Sidiropoulos( Music Degree FMW Music Academy, Frankfurt Germany) Steffen has taught Rock Band Programs to children and teens in Germany and has been teaching NUVO’s Rock band Program for the past school year. Steffen will continue with the NUVO Rock Band Program for the upcoming Sept- June School year.
Vocal Coaches: Sophie Rischar (Brighton Institute of Modern Music, Dublin/BA in Commercial and Modern Music specializing in Vocals) NUVO Vocal Coaches provide proper vocal instruction to sing lead vocals and backup vocals in our rock bands. They teach melodies, harmonies, proper use of the mic, and choreography on stage.
There will be 2 Rock Band Coaches at each rehearsal to ensure expert instruction on each instrument.
Register online today.
LOCATION: Arts Umbrella (116-15850 26th Ave, South Surrey at The Shops at Morgan Heights)
- Mondays Sept 17th- Dec 10th (No Class on Oct 8)
- Tuesdays Sept 25th- Dec 11
TIMES: 3:30-5:30 PM / 5:30-7:30 PM/ 7:30-9:30 PM (3 Bands on Mondays & 3 Bands on Tuesdays)
FEES:12 – 2 hour Rehearsals plus 1 coffee shop gig. $720.00 or 3 payments of $240.00
Students are put into groups based on age and level. Pieces are chosen by the students with guidance from NUVO Rock Band Coaches. Through teamwork and practice, students attend 12 rehearsals and learn the skills needed to play and perform in a rock band. They will perform 3 or 4 pieces in a local coffee shop after the 12 rehearsals.
All ages and levels are welcome. For any parents who are interested in joining a rock band, we will be having an adult rock band on the Mondays 7:30-9:30 PM time slot.