News, Events, & Classes
March 2014 UPDATE! HAPPY 2ND BIRTHDAY ROCK & ROLL THERAPY ROOM! THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT STUDENTS & FAMILIES!
SIGN UP FOR SPRING 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! Let Mike demystify the guitar and bass for you and co-pilot a fun, informative, and personalized music plan. 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." Lessons are $28 per half hour,$42 for 45 minutes & $56 per hour. Contact Mike at RRTR to sign up for lessons!
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/Altruistic Music Bootcamp For Band Improvisation Skills, Soloing Skills, & Rhythm Skills. Guided by Mike Michel, musicians can now try all of those rhythm & melody ideas in your creative music brain in a comfortable non-judgmental small group setting. All instruments are welcome and all levels are welcome! Trade & share riffs and ideas with your peers & get solid rhythm & soloing improvising tips from the RRTR staff. 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. Prep & build confidence for your next gig, blues jam, casual jam, open mic, rehearsal, or recording. Ease the anxiety of self expression! Cost is $60. Class fee includes 1.5 hours of instruction, materials, thorough post session videos, & mp3's. Contact Mike at 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! Contact Mike at RRTR fro 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 & Kristi MacKay (vocals). Contact Mike at RRTR for details & class schedule.
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.
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