MORE THAN JUST MUSIC LESSONS.

The Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music® offers music lessons, live band programs, music field trips, rehearsal rentals, recording studios, videos and more to Metro Detroit musicians, young and old.

Photo: The Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music® Kidz Rock Band program students shoot a YouTube video special in the school’s production facility.

STOP PRACTICING… START PERFORMING®

FIELD TRIPS

MUSIC FIELD TRIP EXPERIENCE
Come to Rock, Roll and Learn.

Our Studio. Their time to shine.
Our program is perfect for kids of all types. It provides some basic music ideas as well as a lot of insight into instruments, the recording process, and also teamwork and character development.

Program Description:
The program is a two hour program that consists of 3 parts. First we explain a bit about each instrument and play some for them. Then they get a chance to play each instrument. Second we go in our recording studio and talk about recording and what is possible with modern recording technology. Lastly, we record something ourselves! Usually this is a “singing” situation, as this is the one thing in which everyone can participate. We learn about listening back to ourselves and trying to do things as best as we can and our team shares some stories about the world of music and it’s benefits to building character and teamwork.

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Field Trips, Camps and Workshops
Field Trips, Camps and Workshops

CAMPS AND WORKSHOPS

The Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music® has presented a summer music camp experience that is second to none since 2008. We have toured to Cleveland, Columbus, Pittsburgh, Memphis, Nashville, New York City, Chicago, and many places in between. We’ve played at Hard Rock Cafe’s, legendary rock clubs like The Bitter End, clinics with Nashville recording session musicians, the Stax Music Academy in MemphisThe Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland and even Cedar Point  in Sandusky, Ohio. We’ve also brought joy to many homeless shelters, community centers, retirements homes and community music concert series along the way.

 

SUMMER ROCKS! MUSIC CAMP:

– Play in bands and take lessons
– Learn music theory and songwriting
– Learn about producing music
– Learn to work as a team
– Learn to put on a show
– Record in our recording studio
– Shoot your own YouTube music videos
– Some year’s we even go ON TOUR!
Contact us for info about upcoming camp sessions!

GUITAR TONE WORKSHOP:

OVERVIEW:
Join us and learn how to get the best out of your own gear with the staff of Metro Detroit’s best school for music experience. You don’t need to purchase more gear. Another boutique pedal is only one piece of the equation. You don’t need a superstar’s secrets. You just need some personal attention, a good overview, and a plan to make your passion come alive!

Bring your own gear and dial it in with the help of our staff!

EXAMPLE SCHEDULE:
9:30am – Load In – Breakfast Snacks (provided)
10:00am – Tone Discussion – 4 Areas of Tone Success
12:00pm – Setup / Research – Lunch (provided)
12:30pm – Individual Breakout Sessions
2:15pm – Indivudal Goal Setting Discussion / Wrap Up

DETAILS:
There is limited enrollment for this experience. There will be some group exploration time during the day, so tell a friend!

Gear – We will have lots of gear available in the school, but we encourage each participant to bring the gear that they use regularly. (Guitar, Amp, FX Pedals) Please note that this experience does not have enough time to teach the capabilities of each and every piece of gear, so bringing 50 pedals might be a bit overkill. Multi-effects units are welcome, but each and every function of them may be beyond the scope of this workshop and require the individual mentorship of a private lesson.

Food – ($Included) We will have breakfast snacks (fruits, doughnuts, coffee, juice, etc.) at the morning meet and greet. We will also provide pizza for lunch. Unfortunately we will not be able to accommodate individual food requests.

Tuition – $TBD

ENROLLMENT: Contact us for info about upcoming programs!

Field Trips, Camps and Workshops
Field Trips, Camps and Workshops

STUDIO CIRCLE

Weekly Recording Studio Experience for DSRP Students

 

Studio Circle is FREE for all currently enrolled students!

Having knowledge about how to record and document your own musical projects is a necessary skill for a modern musician. We want our students to be as prepared as possible. That is why we give each of them the chance to learn about recording with some of the best recording instructors in Metro Detroit.

Every private lesson student and band program member is eligible to come to Monday night Studio Circle at no charge! If you only want to attend the circle but aren’t in other programs, a nominal charge is incurred.

Circle Prerequisites: Students don’t need any specific knowledge ahead of time. Through weekly participation and discussions, they will gain knowledge of music recording, computer  multi-track recording software (Logic Pro, Garage Band, Pro Tools, etc.), with which to practice techniques at home on their own.

Topics to be covered:
– Science of Sound
– Microphones
– Microphone Placement
– Digital Audio Recording
– Digital Audio Editing
– Mixing
– Equalization
– Compression/Expansion
– Reverb
– Delay
– Chorus
– Flanging
– MIDI production
– Studio Procedures and Care
– Running a Recording Session

Contact us for more info.

Field Trips, Camps and Workshops
Field Trips, Camps and Workshops
Field Trips, Camps and Workshops
Field Trips, Camps and Workshops

TESTIMONIALS

  • Field Trips, Camps and Workshops

    “I have to say that although we travel 30 miles one way, bringing my son to The Detroit School of Rock of Rock and Pop Music was the best thing we ever did.”

    Monica D.
    DSRP Mom
  • Field Trips, Camps and Workshops
    “My 13-year-old daughter has been enrolled for just a few months and she has already performed live at the Hard Rock Cafe and the Palace of Auburn Hills!!!  No other “music school” in the area can generate these incredible opportunities for its students.  Jason Gittinger and his staff have far exceeded my expectations.  Long live DSRP!”
     
    Susan N.
    DSRP Mom
  • Field Trips, Camps and Workshops

    “Grownups are entitled to rock out, you know.  But if you’re not in high school or college, and you want to play in a band just for fun, good freakin’ luck.  Are you going to answer some ad in the Metro Times?  Really?  Jason’s DSRP provides the matchmaking, the facilities, the instruction, and the motivation to make it happen.  I had a great time and would recommend it to anyone.”

    Kevin R.
    DSRP Adult Program Alum
  • Field Trips, Camps and Workshops

    “The Detroit School of Rock and Pop has been a Godsend for my son, Dan (age 13). Jason and his instructors are able to see not only Dan’s talent and drive but also his future potential and they take the time to figure out what steps need to happen to get Dan there.When Dan leaves his private lesson he is so excited about what he has learned and can’t wait for more.”

    Vickie M.
    DSRP Mom

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