Rock School Application Form

COURSE DATES Thur 20th Dec – Sun 23rd December 2012 Name of Applicant Age of Applicant Name of Parent/Guardian/Sponsor Address for Correspondence Date of Birth

Phone Email for Correspondence

Emergency Contact/Mobile

Applicants instrument choice. Please select THREE choices – 1st, 2nd and 3rd * Vocals Keyboards Bass Guitar Drums Guitar

Please note your experience in each of your three choices 1)

2)

3)

I agree to my Son/Daughters participation in Rock School and know of no medical reason why they should not participate. I understand that participants are selected on merit and not on a first-come, first-served basis.

The closing date for applications is:- Dec 1st 2012
I enclose the full fee of £80.00 (cheques payable to “La Motte Street”. I understand that if my son/daughter is unsuccessful this money will be returned to me in full. I understand that the fee is not refundable should I withdraw my son/daughter. I undertake to inform organisers if any of the above details change before or during the period of the course SIGNED______________________________NAME (caps)_____________________________Date ___/___/20____

What is Rock School?
Now in it’s 3rd year, La Motte Streets Rock School has be become one of the islands most sought after youth music experiences.
Two courses are held in the summer holidays, one at Christmas and one at Easter. Course dates are published in the preceding term. Rock School combines a great musical experience alongside a social and supportive environment for young musicians.
Participants must be aged between 11-16yrs (inclusive) and must have a basic musical experience in one of the five disciplines; bass guitar, guitar, vocals, keyboards and drums – we allocate five places to each instrument.
All courses commence with instrument demonstrations and a tutors performance followed by four days where participants receive music tuition in the morning with all the participants in their chosen discipline, form bands in the afternoon with one participant from each discipline and then enjoy performance opportunities in the late afternoon. The final day will be working towards a public performance to invited guests held at La Motte Street. The course days last 10.00am to 4.30pm and there is a morning, lunch and afternoon break with a fully equipped Diner available for hot snacks, confectionary and drinks. Alternatively participants may also wish to bring a packed lunch. The final day is a full 10amn to 9.30pm mission ending in a fantastic musical performance to invited guests.

“Young people are bound to have a fantastic time” says Senior Youth Worker, Ivor Richards. “the chance of getting music lessons in your own instrument, plus the opportunity to be tutored on working together in a band is pretty unique and there is always a real buzz about the final gig too”.
Rock School courses are tutored by young Jersey musicians, all of whom are currently studying in English universities. We place importance on lessons that are fun and also delivered by working musicians. Our tutors are chosen because the have the musical knowledge and what you need to make it in the industry. “If your son/daughter is interested in music whether as a soloist or as a member of a band, this is a chance to meet up with like-minded musicians, get into bands and get up on stage” The popularity of Rock School means we are unable to promise all participants will get their first choice of instrument. We therefore ask all applicants to make a 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice. We make every effort to ensure young people get their first choice, but in the eventuality they are allocated their 2nd or 3rd choice, we know they will have an equally amazing time learning something new and challenging yet with superb tuition and a great deal of support. Participants are not chosen on a first-come, first-served basis – rather that we need an even spread in the disciplines and across experience. Successful applicants will be notified following the closing date. The full fee is refunded to unsuccessful applicants. The full fee is requested at the time of application as a way of establishing a full commitment to the course and its other members - regardless of which of your three chosen disciplines you are allocated.

Christmas 2012 - COURSE DATES Thur 20th Dec – Sun 23rd December 2012 Course Fee - £80:00 - Ages 11-16yrs inclusive
Further information can be obtained from course administrator Carmel Butel at La Motte Street Youth Centre on carmelbutel@youthservice.yc.je, or by calling (01534) 729136

ROCK SCHOOL
PLEASE RETURN YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM TO
Carmel Butel, Course Administrator New St James Place St Helier JE2 4QL 01534 729136 (course administrator) carmelbutel@youthservice.yc.je 01534 729081 (senior youth worker)

ivorrichards@youthservice.yc.je

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