NUVO Rock Band: Term 2

Dates: January 12 – June 14
Rehearsal Time: SUNDAYS2:00pm and 4:00pm OR 4:00-6:00 PM
Location: The Drama Class: 101-15240 Thrift Ave
Final Performance: June 14
Fees:  $240/month (18 – 2 hour rehearsals)

There will be 2 Rock Band Coaches at each rehearsal to ensure expert instruction on each instrument.
** Please note there will be no scheduled classes on the following dates: March 15-30, April 12, or May 17.

NUVO Rock Band : Summer Camp

July 20- 31: Mondays- Thursday
Rehearsal Time: 2-4 PM / 4- 6 PM / 6- 8 PM
Rehearsal Location: TBD
Final Performance: July 31 6 PM
Fees: $480.00  8 – 2 hour rehearsals + Final Performance
Rock Band Coaches: Greg Jackson or Steffen Sidiropoulos
Vocal Coach: Trina Nestibo

Bios of NUVO Rock Band Coaches

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 6 years. He is a well rounded musician with a kind, supportive collaborative approach encouraging students’ creativity to come up their own versions of their favorite rock/ pop songs.

Steffen Sidiropoulos( Music Degree FMW Music Academy, Frankfurt Germany)  Steffen has taught Rock Band Programs to children and teens in Germany and across Europe.  He is highly skilled on all instruments inspiring students to take their playing to the next level.

Erland Wenn (Vancouver Community College Music Program) Erland’s enthusiasm for teaching students in our Rock Band Program inspires students to do their best while having fun!

Vocal & Keyboard Coach: Trina Nestibo (B. of Music Therapy / B.A / Award Winning Song writer) Trina has released three independent albums of original music and has placed as a finalist in the John Lennon International Songwriting Contest. Highlights of her performance career include performances on stages at venues and events such as Carnegie Hall, The Alberta Music Series, The Neil Young Tribute Show, Calgary Folk Festival, Edge of the World Festival, Lilac Festival, Mountain View Music Festival, Atlin Summer Music Festival, South Country Fair, as well as the Rocky Mountain, Nickelodeon, Full Moon and Northern Lights Folk Clubs. A seasoned performer and song writer, vocal & keyboard coach, we are thrilled to have her a part of our NUVO Rock Band program

An Important part of our rock band program is to provide proper vocal instruction. 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.

Erland Wenn

Teacher Vancouver Community College Diploma program Erland is a well-qualified teacher and active well-known performer in the music scene in BC. Erland easily adapts teaching methods to students with a variety of learning styles, guiding students with a kind, supportive approach. His students often play in our community and student recitals and Erland is always […]

Steffen Sidiropoulos

NUVO School Manager and Guitar Teacher Degree: Licensed Professional Musician and Instrumental educator for Jazz and popular Music FMW Music Academy (Frankfurt, Germany) Internship: Audio Engineer (Sky radio, Kasse, Germany) Studies in Musicology: Goethe University (Frankfurt, Germany) At the age of eight, I came across the legendary solos of Brian May in the “Queen” CD […]

Greg Jackson

Rock Band Coach Having played drums for over fifteen years (and with other musicians for just as long), I can stand by the fact that performing with others is the ultimate experience one can achieve in their musical career. Combining five years of percussion instruction with the success of rock band classes taught through local […]

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