One of our Rockit musicians, Shannon Corsi recently won a Grammy Foundation songwriting contest!
Michael Arrom, keyboard wiz and Rockit alumnus, is taking a gap year from his acceptance into USC’s prestigious Thornton School of Music to perform with Steve Vai on his Story of Light tour. Dates begin in Australia on July 10 in Perth and continue on through Thailand, China, South Korea, and Japan. Complete tour dates … Continued
Former Rockit singer Jillian Mueller will go on a national tour to star in Flashdance as the show’s heroine, Alex. Read more about it here. Congratulations to Jillian on her career success!
The Euphoric Tones–comprised of current Rockit performers—are Emily Ainbinder, Larry Scanniello, Kenny Iselhart, Maitte Avila and Anthony Flora.
Zach Stroz has been accepted as a Finalist in the Honors Band for the 2012 American High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. He will represent the finest high school performers in North America with this performance in February 2012. Congratulations to Zach on such a fine accomplishment. Check out the Honors Performance page … Continued
Former Rockit vocalist Cari Fletcher sang “Alone” by Heart at her first audition in front of The X-FACTOR judges.
The CBA Jazz Band of Lincroft, New Jersey gained recognition on a national level with a performance at the 2011 Heritage Music Festival, a competition held in Philadelphia, PA. The jazz band ensemble brought home first place overall, the first such win for the high school academy. In addition to the ensemble victory, the festival … Continued
The New Royalty started playing covers together in 2008 but have evolved into an exciting young band that plays original pop tunes. Fronted by former Rockit singer Bree Iafelice, the band also includes bassist Kyle Davis who had a stint with Rockit, Trevor Smith and Nick Iafelice on guitars, and Ricky Joyce on drums. The … Continued
Rockit has been proud to shape the young music careers of many students who have formed their own side projects or gotten involved in other notable music endeavors. Perennial Rockit students, Michael Delgado (guitar) and Greg Roberts (bass) have formed their own band along with former Rockit personnel Matt Bent (drums) and Bill Schneider (vocals) … Continued
Rockit alumni Danny Puma, Joe Cilento, Lee Ferejohn, Michael DeMaio, and CJ Marsini took their band called The Five Senses to compete in the Music On & Up Showcase at the Hard Rock Cafe in Boston in October 2010 where they took third place. Watch a video of them playing “Play That Funky Music.” The … Continued