2015 Rocks On – Fall News & a Shout Out to Supporters

RockOn StringsRock On Workshop’s 2015 Summer workshop at BCC was a blast as always. This year, a new String Program was introduced and we were fortunate to have accomplished artists Solo violinist Yevgeny Kutik, Guitar virtuoso Emil Werstler, Metal drummer Mercedes Lander, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Seth Glier, and Greg Drew, vocal coach to Lenny Kravitz, Avril Lavigne, Corey Glover and many other top vocalists to mentor students. 


Many thanks to Rock On’s supporters and Sponsors including UNICO National, Sweetwater

UnicoSweetwaterand many local businesses and individuals including; Greylock Credit Federal Union, Attorneys Patrick Gable and Janet Smargi, Savino Empire Monuments, Inc., Ralph Wendling Jr. Sewer Service, Wendling Enterprises, Haddad Dealership, Mazzeo’s Ristorante, Precious Metals, Crowne Jewelers, Jays Modern Bends Muffler & Auto, Squaw Peak Travel, Berkshire Auto Group, Dery Funeral Home, Universal Payroll Associates, Piretti Real Estate, Courier Printing, who helped us to provide scholarships and continue offering Rock On Workshop for young people in Western MA.  We would also like to thank Sean Barry for donating guitars, drum pads and harmonicas to the program. For a full list of sponsors click here: 2015 Sponsors.

Boys and Girls ClubThe Pittsfield Boys and Girls Club will host after school Rock On sessions as a special activity starting this week. It is $10 to join the Pittsfield Boys and Girls Club and only $10/yr. to take part in Rock On. To find out more, join us for Open House on Monday, September 28, Wednesday, September 30 or Thursday, October 1 at 3:30 with Jay Fruet, Jerry Giguere, DJ Young Champ, and UBU Theater directed by Ann Gallo. Register online at www.bgcberkshires.org, at the BGC in person at 16 Melville Street, Pittsfield, or call (413) 448-8258.  Interested students can try out instruments at any of the Open House events. Instruments have been donated by Sean Barry.


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