News, Events, & Classes
DEC 2013 UPDATE! HAPPY 2ND BIRTHDAY ROCK & ROLL THERAPY ROOM! THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT STUDENTS & FAMILIES!
SIGN UP FOR WINTER MUSIC LESSONS AT RRTR! Guitar, Bass, Pop-Rock Songwriting, & Rock n' Roll Style Music Theory classes! Come join Minnesota Music Academy Award Winning Musician Mike Michel, get inspired,regenerate your music inners, and nuture your creative side! All styles & levels are welcome! Students can purchase FULL SESSION or HALF SESSION lesson packages! Busy adults can also try " one time brush up lessons." Email or call RRTR to get the details! Lessons are $28 per half hour,$42 for 45 minutes & $56 per hour. Lessons are personalized to everyone's music interest and individual goals!
THANKS patrons,volunteers, sponsors, MPR, WCCO & Icehouse for making RRTR's GET ON THE GRID (Minnesota's FIRST & Biggest Music Networking Party Dedicated to PART-TIME ADULT MUSICIANS) a huge success! Till next GOTG! Read about RRTR here... http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2013/05/19/local-music-tap-part-time-musicians-get-on-the-grid/
RRTR'S ONE OF A KIND MUSIC PROGRAMS & WORKSHOPS......
"TRADIN RIFFS" The Creative Music Workshop For Band Improvisation Skills, Soloing Skills, & Rhythm Skills. Guided by Mike Michel & Matt Novachis(rhythm instructor),musicians can now try all of those rhythm & melody ideas in your creative music brain in a comfortable non-judgmental small group setting. Guitarists, bassists, keyboardists, drummers, and harp players welcome! Trade riffs and ideas with your peers & get solid rhythm & soloing/improv tips from Mike & Matt. Learn all the V.I.P. rock, blues and pop forms & song structures. Develop your music voice twice as fast by learning the nuts and bolts of improvisation & rhythm via Tradin Riffs. Prep & build confidence for your next gig, blues jam, casual jam, open mic, rehearsal, or recording. Ease the anxiety of self expression! All levels welcome! Email RRTR for details and sign up! Spots are filling up fast. Cost is $60. Class fee includes 1.5 hours of instruction, materials, and thorough post session notes from Mike & Matt. Instructor bios are available on RRTR's homepage. Contact RRTR for details & class schedule!
"ANONYMOUS & ACOUSTIC SONGWRITER ROUNDTABLE!" Singer-songwriters, acoustic instrumentalists, fans of acoustic music, & students of acoustic music are welcome to participate or just hang out and listen in this one of a kind song roundtable. Get anonymous & constructive-creative feedback from professional guest songwriters, your fellow music peers & experienced instructors ! What a cool icebreaker and opportunity to reveal an original work before you hit the open mics, club gigs,& coffeehouse! Guided by Mike Michel(strings), Matt Novachis (rhythm) & Kristi MacKay (vocals). Contact RRTR for details & class schedule!
"TRADIN RIFFS FOR TEENS" The Creative Music Workshop For Band Improvisation & Individual Soloing Skills! This program is now available for young adults. Tradin Riffs for teens is a great way for young passionate musicians to get together in a group setting where they can create together and learn about many styles of global music!
MINNESOTA MUSIC GEAR FESTIVAL COMING SOON ! The first of it's kind in Minnesota, MMGG will feature over 25 MINNESOTA MUSIC GEAR MANUFACTURERS. We're calling it the mini NAMM Show of the Midwest.
RRTR'S STUDENT SHOWCASE Sunday, February 9th 2014 1pm-3pm at The Bryant Lake Bowl Theater!
Be a name not a number at RRTR & help change the landscape of Minnesota Music! Thanks for your support as we are family!
Mike Michel/ Founder & Director of RRTR