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09-30-2014

2014 "CD" tunes are available for download on the Media Page !  Some killer takes here .. nice job Everyone .. Enjoy !





08-15-2014


Too many people to thank but ... we'd like to thank you all for another great summer. The student bands were amazing, the staff incredibly helpful, the guest artists & clinicians inspiring and of course the parents super-supportive .. hope to see you all next summer !

Greg Matses
Owner/Director
Vermont Rock Music Camp






07-28-2014

We're psyched to have songstress (and Rock Camp instructor!) Tiffany Pfeiffer performing with her Discarnate Band on Thursday 8/7 for our Songteller Session!! You can check her out here and on Facebook ..

Tiffany Pfeiffer





06-06-2014

Singer-songwriter Tyler Daniel Bean will be performing for the camp with his band on 7/23 ..! brooding indie from Burlington VT .. check 'em here

Tyler Daniel Bean





06-02-2014

guest artist More To Monroe will be performing for the camp on Mon 8/4 .. Hardcore from Frederick MD .. nice - check 'em on Facebook ..

More To Monroe





05-16-2014

We're happy to have keyboardist/songwriter Barbara Blaisdell return to the camp and give a Lyric Writing Workshop on Tuesday 7/22 ..

Barbara Blaisdell





05-13-2014

we're excited to have progressive rockers Brave the Vertigo performing for the camp on Monday 7/21 .. you can check out their latest release on bandcamp ..

Brave the Vertigo





05-12-2014

Talking Doctor will be performing for the camp on Wed 8/6 .. big grooves steeped in rock but borrowing stylistically from jazz, African and reggae traditions .. Greg Matses (guitar), Gabe Jarrett (drums) & Rob Morse (bass)..

Talking Doctor






10-09-2013

Rock Camper Emmy Aronovitch, 11, was featured in the Montreal Gazette in September for busking for charity .. She has raised over $1900 for various charities in Canada .. yay Emmy !

Emmy Aronovitch busking for charity





08-13-2013

Our resident bass guru will give an encore bass performance for the camp on Thursday 8/8 .. check out his tune Fades to Grey ..

Aram Bedrosian





07-02-2013

The Shed Band reunites ever so briefly to conduct a Rock Improvisation Workshop for the camp on Thursday 7/18 .. it's been a few years but bets are the gents still have it in them ..

the Shed Band





07-01-2013

We're ready to be treated to some serious Metal from Queens NY ! Sylar will be performing for the camp on Monday 8/5 ..

Sylar

check out the video to their tune Deadbeat ..





06-24-2013

New York City roots rockers Leroy Justice will be performing for the camp on Wednesday 8/7/13 in support of their first major label release, Above the Weather .. we're super-psyched to experience their live show firsthand .. check 'em at www.leroyjustice.com ..

Leroy Justice





06-22-2013

We're pumped that Nashville folk rockers NEULORE will be performing for the camp on Wednesday 7/17 !  You can check them at www.facebook.com/Neulore ..

Neulore





06-11-2013

We're excited to have Phone Calls From Home performing for Rock Camp on 7/15/13. Boston-based PHONE CALLS FROM HOME have toured on Warped the past two summers and really built up a loyal fan base. They have also have toured with For the Foxes, Forever the Sickest Kids, Paradise Fears and Rocky Loves Emily. Check them out at www.facebook.com/phonecallsfromhome ...

Phone Calls From Home





05-02-2013

For the second year in a row, we'd like to send a big "Thank You !" to Jeff Sackman from Rock Booking & Management for his generous donation to the Rock Camp Scholarship Fund - not only does he book the killer Guest Artist performances at Rock Camp, but his donation will help two students attend camp this summer .. Thank You Jeff !

Rock Booking & Management





01-11-2013


2014 Sponsors: Advance Music Center, D'Addario Strings, Planet Waves Accessories, Speeder & Earl's Coffee, Rock Booking & Management, 242 Main, Burlington Parks & Recreation, Channel 2 Sound ..






08-04-2012


Bass whiz Aram Bedrosian will be sharing his insights and techniques on what it takes to perform as a solo artist .. on Thurs 8/9 !

check out the video to his tune Weightless ..

Aram Bedrosian






07-29-2012

Psyched to have the post-punk/experimental/indie band Aficionado performing for the camp on Wed 8/8 .. you can check them on Facebook ..


Aficionado





06-22-2012

We're excited to have Tiffany Pfeiffer joining Rock Camp this year as an instructor/clinician .. the Burlington VT singer-songwriter will be presenting a songwriting workshop for the camp on 7/26.  We're all looking forward to it !

Tiffany Pfeiffer





06-17-2012


Were psyched to have Dirty Names (from Annapolis Maryland) playing at camp on 7/23 ! Great classic rock sound - looking forward to their set ..

check out their video to Salt Water Jackie ... 

Dirty Names






06-03-2012

A big "Thank You !" goes out to the following for their generous donations to the Rock Camp Scholarship Fund.

Izacco Lozon (and his bandmates Dustin Peters & Evan Engisch from Not Sure Yet). The entire proceeds from Izacco's Williston Central School 8th grade challenge band performance were donated to the Scholarship Fund !

Jeff Sackman from Rock Booking & Management - not only does he book the Guest Artist performances at Rock Camp, but his generous donation to the Scholarship Fund will help one student attend camp this summer ..

Thank You Both !!






07-25-2011

Songwriting Workshop w/ Bill Burrell & Ted Pappadopoulos on 8/4 !





07-09-2011

DJ / Production Workshop with The Lab on 7/14 !





07-03-2011

2011 Guest Artists: The Drowning Men, Gang of Thieves, Jon Finn, Constructs, Aaron Flinn, the Shed Band.. !





05-29-2010
2010 Guest Artists: Dave Gutter, Lions Lions, Pretty & Nice, Vorcza, Jon Finn, The Narrative, the Shed Band (w / friends) .. !





01-21-2009
Nick Plumeau has been awarded the Bryan Kapschull Memorial Scholarship .. Congrats Nick !  The Bryan Kapschull Memorial Scholarship was awarded to one 2009 Burlington session Rock Camp drummer between the ages of 11-14.





01-18-2009

Rock Camp grad Dylan Day (age 15) jams with bluesman Nobby Reed at the Fletcher Grange, June 2008 ! ..

Dylan Day w/ Nobby Reed






09-20-2007

Check out the Rock Camp 2007 All-Stars 8/22 radio performance on WRUV-FM Burlington VT... it was the first Exposure broadcast from the new studio in the Davis Building at UVM... click "full story" below for the mp3 of the performance and interview with Greg - plus a few photos of the gig ... note: the mp3 file is 24 MB ...






05-22-2007
2008 Guest Artists: Will Bradford, Jon Finn, The Izzys, Half Past Human, The Shed Band, The New Siberians & The Lab !





10-13-2006

Listen to the Rock Camp 2006 All-Stars radio performance on WRUV-FM on 8/23/06 ... click "full story" below for the mp3 of the performance and interviews with Greg, Richard and band members - plus a few photos of the event ... note: the mp3 file is big (42 MB) ...






 
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