Programs

Beats and Loops Camp

Spring Break Beats & Loops Camp 2020!

Spring Break Beats & Loops Camp is back again for the 2020 Spring Break! So grab your favorite headphones along with your spring break vibes, and get ready to capture everyday sounds to create fresh beats.

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Explore

Explore is an introductory music class for kids from ages 4-5. The goal is to teach kids music fundamentals like rhythm and melody while helping to foster their love of music and spark their creativity. Each month of the class focuses on a musical project such as learning to play a new song as a band, songwriting, recording and looping, and more.

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Emerging Artists

Emerging Artists I

 

Emerging Artists I is for students, ages 6 and 7, who are excited to explore the instruments that we offer and perform as a band. Students will come together for weekly, hour-long rehearsals that will include lessons in foundational musicianship skills including rhythm, melody and the basics of drums, vocals, keys, and guitar.

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Emerging Artists II

Emerging Artists II

Emerging Artists are young musicians on the rise, eager to hit the stage and perform. This program is for kids 8-10 who’ve had a few months of private lessons or experience in Emerging Artists I and have some basic fundamental skills on either guitar, bass, drums, keys, or voice. The goal is for kids to use these new skills and work together as a band to put on an amazing show, and make giant personal strides in the process.

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Sunburst Rocks

Sunburst Rocks

So you’ve learned the basics of your instrument, time to join the band! Sunburst Rocks is our group band performance program for kids ages 10-17. This program includes weekly 2-hour band rehearsals and seasonal performances at great venues and events.

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The Suntones

The SunTones

Are you an aspiring young singer? Check out the Suntones! Our group vocal and a’cappella program for kids 10-17. Each week, kids get together for a 2 hour rehearsal and work on harmony, melody, rhythm and a set of songs for a seasonal concert.

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WSBR: Sunburst Radio

At WSBR: Sunburst Radio, students ages 10-17 learn digital music composition, songwriting, beat-making, interviewing skills, live sound recording, performance, and other producing skills to produce their own professional quality radio program.

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Sunburst Drum Ensemble

Sunburst Drum Ensemble

Ready to make some noise? The Sunburst Drum Ensemble is for dedicated drum set students interested in joining together to make some seriously powerful grooves!

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Sunburst Rocks

Sunburst House Band

The Sunburst House Band is a great opportunity for our most dedicated students. The group meets from 5-7pm on Sunday evenings and plays a variety of shows year-round starting in March. Repertoire for the group is a collaboration between students and instructors giving each band member a chance to showcase their own special talents and taste. It’s an exciting program for kids who are really into playing music and want to push themselves to go farther.

Each year we hold an audition in late February or early March for a one-year appointment in the band. To be eligible, students must be between the ages of 10-17 at the time of the audition.

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Sunburst Rocks 21+

Sunburst Rocks 21+

Sunburst Rocks 21+ is a band performance program for adults only. Our band members will get together once per week for a 2-hour coached band rehearsal, taking the skills they’ve been honing on their individual instruments and putting them together into a whole greater than the sum of its parts.

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Instrument Rental

Want to start taking lessons but don't yet have an instrument? We have tons in the studio available for you to use or rent!

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Sunburst School of Music

5843 Forbes Avenue, Suite 201

Pittsburgh, PA 15217