Teens & Preteens
Rock Band is an inclusive and empowering rock band group specially designed for teens and preteens with special needs. Participants will learn music basics like note reading and keeping a steady beat, and will have the opportunity to explore electric guitar, bass, drum set, and other rock band instruments. Our band provides a safe, nurturing, and supportive space for young musicians of all abilities to explore their passion for music, make meaningful connections, and unleash their inner rock star!
Explore music in a safe, nurturing environment with peers and adults of varying ages and abilities
Practice emotional skills such as regulation, impulse control, and coping with errors
Practice relational skills like self-advocacy, active listening, and giving positive feedback
Session Plan Outline:
5:30-5:40 Welcome activity and instrument exploration
5:40-5:50 Active music making and instrument of the day
5:50-6:05 Social skills and small ensemble rehearsal
6:05-6:15 Wind down and goodbye
The final session of each series is reserved for a live performance. Please mark your calendars and invite your friends and family!