REVOLUTION ROCK: Songs That Change the World (all ages and skill levels)
•This hands-on workshop will cover the role music plays in making social change.
•Students will have the opportunity to expand their concepts of musical education.
•Study songs that have inspired movements and learn how to use your own music to create social change.
•Explore the work of artists such as Bob Marley, Rage Against the Machine, The Clash, Bob Dylan, and other musicians who have changed the world with the power of song.
•Learn the techniques used to make a great song that has real impact.
•Most importantly we’ll put these techniques into action by writing original music to support the causes we are most passionate about.
Date: April 20th and April 21st
Time: 12:00–4:00 pm (both days)
Location: Plugged In Band Program
Tuition: $120.00 per person
Instructor: Greg Reinauer
Plugged In is a nonprofit rock band program in the Boston area teaching kids ages 6-19 throughout Massachusetts about using music to create positive change in the world. In addition to weekly ensemble band classes, private lessons, summer day camp, songwriting workshops and community performances, five times a year Plugged In students perform in benefit concerts that raise money for causes and organizations chosen by the students themselves. Plugged In provides a nurturing and supportive community to which young musicians feel a sense of belonging, an opportunity to express and be acknowledged for their musical interests and a chance to use their music to help others around the world.