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Presented by ISD 196 Community Education

(763) 398-5046

What is the Schmitt Music Rock Star Academy?

DO YOU WANNA ROCK?!  Did you like Camp Rock or School of Rock? Then you will love Rock Star Academy! If you want to be a rock star, Rock Star Academy has the amazing instructors, classes, and performance opportunities that you need to succeed!

Rock Star Academy "Summer Camp" curriculum includes: create-your-own ensemble, lessons, band promotion, guest artist visits, and practice time. Students will have the opportunity to compete in our Rock Star Academy Talent Show, and the two-week camp will end with an amazing All-Camp Performance!

To learn more about the curriculum and for registration info, contact the Schmitt Music Education Manager: call 763-398-5046 or email

Summer Camp 2014

Presented by ISD 196 Community Education

ISD 196

When: Monday - Friday, July 7 - July 18 from 9:00am - 4:00pm

Where: Falcon Ridge Middle School in Apple Valley, MN (view map)

Who: Incoming students in 6th-12th grade

Price: $299 per student


Included each day is music theory/history, practice time, sectional rehearsals/studio hour, ensemble class, & seminar.

Check out pics from the 2013 Rock Star Academy!

Rock Star Academy Teachers

Coming soon!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend Schmitt Music's Rock Star Academy? Incoming students in 6th-12th grade No experience needed!

Does my child need to have their own instrument? Students need to bring their own electric guitar and bass. Drummers should bring sticks. All other equipment provided.

What if I have an instrument but it needs repair? Please make sure that you have a quality instrument and that it is in good working order before you begin at the Academy. If you have questions or concerns about your instrument, visit any Schmitt Music store before your lessons begin. Students who are looking for a new instrument may benefit from their teacher's advice by trying instruments from the Schmitt retail floor during the lesson process.

Will I have to practice? Yes. It is important to schedule a consistent, daily time to practice. You wanna be a star, you gotta practice!

Will all students be included in the closing concert? Yes!

Can I pay monthly? We ask that tuition is paid in full at the time of registration.

Who can I talk to about Rock Star Academy? You can contact — Michael Wright, Education Manager, 763-398-5046 or