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  • The Rocket Summer presented by Smash Music Academy

About the Program

We facilitate 5-day rock band camps for high school students. Each musician is placed in a band—practicing alongside coaches and peers to perform at a free Friday night rock show that is open to the public.

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Schedule & Venue

Smash Music Academy takes place daily from July 31-August 4 at Walnut Creek Church - Downtown in Des Moines, Iowa. Students will close the week with a public concert on Friday, August 4.

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High School Musicians

Smash Music Academy is open to students age 14-18. Each band has spots for male and female vocalists, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, and drums.

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