To All Aspiring Musicians.....

Play in a band with us this year. We guarantee it will be an experience you will
NEVER forget!

Feel the excitement getting on stage and playing your favorite songs in a band that you created.

Learn skills and tricks and when you're ready we'll turn it up!!
It's time let your STAR RISE UP!

new paltz rock band workshops

In our workshops the students get to choose the songs to play.
They choose a name for the band and ultimately put on their own concert.
What could be a better way to build confidence and experience the excitement
of playing together in their very own band!

2019 Band workshops start february 1st

We are happy to announce our 2019 workshops will begin february 1st. We are offering two young musician workshops and an adult band workshop. Each workshop will run for 9-weeks with a concert after the 8th week and a recording session on the 9th week.

Teen band #1 - Saturdays 2-5pm
Teen Band #2 - Saturdays 5.30-8.30pm
Adult band - Fridays 6-9pm

Workshops are held at our studio at Ins & outs in New paltz.
Concerts will be held at a local venue and will be open to the public.
Each band will be invited to play at our end-of-year Music Bash concert in December.


  • Keyboards & Guitars; Be able to play basic major and minor chords.

  • Understand chords written as letters. e.g. C major, E minor, G7, etc.

  • Bassist must have knowledge of where notes are on the bass and have at least 1 year of lessons or equivalent.

  • Singers must be able to sing in key and understand basic musical terminology.

  • Drummers must be able to maintain a beat for the length of a song. Preferably be able to vary the style of beat.

  • Guitarists and bassists must have their own instruments.

  • We provide amps, keyboards, microphones and everything else!


For cost and to register go to REGISTRATION page