Program Details

Online Rock Band Class – Youth or Adult (Summer Session 2021)

General Info

Online Rock Band Class

  • Summer Session #1: June 28, 2021 – July 23, 2021
  • Summer Session #1 Concert: July 23, 2021
  • Summer Session #2: July 26, 2021 – August 20, 2021
  • Summer Session #2 Concert: August 20, 2021

Class Details

  • Each band class consists of 4-6 students and 1 teacher and is comprised of drums, guitar, bass, vocals and can also include keyboards, and even horns.
  • Students learn to play their individual instruments, develop a set list, and to work as a group, all with guidance from our trained teaching staff.
  • Band sets can include original material and/or cover songs chosen by the students.

Class Times

  • Two 1.5 hour band class per week
  • Select Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday options

End of Session YouTube Stream Performance

  • Students spend the 4-week session developing their sets and their skills in preparation for the online concert at the end of the session.
  • Every band will pre-record audio and video of their sets which will then be streamed in a multi-day showcase of talent.
Tuition and Payment

Tuition

Tuition for our Online Rock Band Class is $400.00 per session.

Payment

  • Tuition is due at the time of registration.
  • Tuition can be paid via cash, check, credit card, or scholarship.
  • Registrants can submit payment online via credit card once they have submitted their completed registration form.
  • If you prefer to pay by check or cash please mail your payment to:

Plugged In – Band Class Payment
40 Freeman Place
Needham, MA 02492

Scholarship

  • Partial and full scholarships are available.
  • For questions regarding scholarship, or to apply, send an e -mail to .
Register Now for Online Band Class

Registration Forms

Register Now by Check/Scholarship

Register Now by Credit Card

If you encounter any issues or have any questions regarding the registration forms, please email Plugged In at .

New Students

  • New student registration has two parts:
    1.   Registration Form
    2.   New Student Meeting
  • New students have not completed their registration until both their registration form and student meeting are complete.

New Student Meetings

  • New student meetings are scheduled by calling 781-444-1879 or by e-mailing us at .
  • This meeting is NOT an audition.
  • At this meeting we will get to know the student better to ensure proper band placement.
Community Engage Evening

Overview

  • The core mission of Plugged In is to empower our students to make a positive change in their world with music. 
  • Plugged In starts this process at our Community Engage Evening. 
  • This is an event where Plugged In students decide how they are going to give back to their community.  
  • Community Engage brings our students together to present and discuss different charities and causes they feel deserve to be recognized for the good work they do. 
  • At the end of the evening, students vote to determine the charitable organization that will be honored at the benefit concert at the end of the session.
Performances and Events

Community Events During Session (Excluding virtual classes)

  • Typically there are between 2 and 6 performance opportunities throughout each session at events such as the Needham Business Association Street Fair, Needham Farmers Market, and more.
  • These performances take place throughout Needham and the surrounding communities and are the perfect opportunity for students to perform live.

End of Session Concert (Livestream on YouTube while we do virtual classes)

  • Each Band Class session ends with a Session Concert to benefit the charity picked at the Community Engage Evening.

Intermediate Level – Digital Audio Production Class Youth or Adult (Spring Session 2021)

General Info

Intermediate Level – Digital Audio Production Class

  • Spring Session 2021 Youth Program: May 21, 2021 – July 11, 2021
  • Spring Session 2021 Adult Program: May 21, 2021 – July 11, 2021
  • Final Projection Showcase: (Youth and Adult Programs) July 16, 2021

Class Details

  • Project based digital audio production class (music or podcast) that teaches fundamental skills, techniques, and tools to work with digital audio software.
  • This program will culminate in a student created song or podcast project that will be showcased at a Plugged In end of session live-stream concert.
  • Student to teacher ratio – 5:2

Class Times

  • One 1.5 hour class per week
  • Youth Program offered Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
  • Adult Program offered Wednesdays and Sundays.

End of Session YouTube Stream Performance

  • Students spend the 8-week session developing their skills and their final projects in preparation for the online show at the end of the session.
Tuition and Payment

Tuition

Tuition for our Digital Audio Production Class is $400.00 per session.

Payment

  • Tuition is due at the time of registration.
  • Tuition can be paid via cash, check, credit card, or scholarship.
  • Registrants can submit payment online via credit card once they have submitted their completed registration form.
  • If you prefer to pay by check or cash please mail your payment to:

Plugged In – Band Class Payment
40 Freeman Place
Needham, MA 02492

Scholarship

  • Partial and full scholarships are available.
Register Now for Intermediate Level Digital Audio Production Class

Registration Forms

Register Now by Check/Scholarship

Register Now by Credit Card

If you encounter any issues or have any questions regarding the registration forms, please email Plugged In at .

Virtual Private Music Lessons

General Info

Music Lesson Details

  • Vocal, guitar, bass, drums, keyboard/piano, Songwriting, and Digital Audio Production lessons available. All skill levels welcome.
  • One hour, 45 minute, or half-hour lessons scheduled weekly in 4 week or 8 week blocks.
  • Private lessons can be started at anytime throughout the year.
  • Private lessons are currently virtual until further notice.
  • Lessons are held seven days a week depending on each instructor’s availability.

Fees

  • $60.00 for a One-Hour Lesson
  • $45.00 for a 45-Minute Lesson
  • $35.00 for a Half-Hour Lesson

Sign up for 8 Weeks and Get One Week Free!

  • When registering simply select the 8-week option
  • The free week is reflected in the price of this option.

Benefits

  • Private music instruction is recommended for all musicians, regardless of skill level.
  • Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced musician, private lessons provide the personal attention that gets students playing better, faster.
Instructors
  • Students work one-on-one with one of our music teachers learning drums, bass, guitar, keyboards, vocals, songwriting, or digital music production. 
  • Each of our Teaching Staff have years of training on their instruments and as private instructors teaching students of all ages and skill levels.  
  • Our Staff, chosen for their teaching ability and their adaptability, ensure all of our students feel comfortable yet challenged. 
  • You may select the instructor you feel would be the best fit for your student, or Plugged In will use its extensive experience to match you to the perfect instructor.
  • Visit the Instructors Page to read bios of our music instructors and to pick the perfect instructor for you.
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Overview

  • Vocal, guitar, bass, drum, keyboard, songwriting, and digital music production lessons available. All skill levels welcome.
  • All students participating in private instruction must register prior to requesting their first lesson.
  • Private lesson registration is always open and is independent of other programming.

Registration Steps

  • To request a lesson, first visit our Instructors Page and decide which instructor you prefer.
  • Once you’ve picked an instructor, please register by clicking the link below.
  • If you have any questions, please email info@pluggedinband.org or call 781-444-1879.

Private Lesson Registration Page

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Cancellation / Refund Policy
  • If a student cancels their lesson MORE than 24 hours before their scheduled lesson, they can reschedule a make-up lesson.  Re-scheduled lessons will be scheduled as normal, based on the student’s and teacher’s availability.
  • If a student cancels their lesson LESS than 24 hours before their scheduled lesson time, then they will NOT be offered a make-up class.
  • No refunds will be provided for private instruction.