Rockit June 2023 Newsletter

A Letter From Bruce To The Senior Class of 2023 Dear Seniors, Congratulations on reaching this milestone in your life. To say that I’m proud of you is an understatement, and each and every one of you will always have a special place in my heart. My advice to you is to follow your passion, … Continued

Rockit May 2023 Newsletter

SCHOLARSHIP SPOTLIGHT: SEBASTIAN DE LA CRUZ “Playing that Les Paul for the first time took me straight off my feet, I couldn’t believe it. It’s a milestone and an honor that I will never forget. One of many I’ve had in Rockit,” said Sebastian. The Rockit Live Foundation is a non-profit organization with a defining … Continued

Rockit April 2023 Newsletter

It is our honor to present this documentary short by Rockit student, Arielle Borges. We are overjoyed that Arielle used her talents to capture the essence of Rockit in her senior project. Please join us in thanking Arielle for this gift by sharing it with your friends and family.   A SALUTE TO RHYTHM & … Continued

Rockit March 2023 Newsletter

SCHOLARSHIP SPOTLIGHT: WILLIAM BLAKE The Rockit Live Foundation is a non-profit organization with a defining focus on outreach, music education, and scholarships. Through scholarships, our elite program is available to aspiring artists at every level of economic status. The impact scholarships have on these young musicians is life changing. We will be highlighting their stories, … Continued

Mia Leberknight joins cast of “Hits! The Musical”

Rockit’s very own Mia Leberknight has joined the cast of “Hits! The Musical”. From Billboard to Broadway, the show features some of the greatest hits of all time like “Signed, Sealed, Delivered”, “Respect”, “Come Sail Away”, “My Heart Will Go On”, “Hero”, “Tomorrow”, “Satisfaction”, and “Livin’ La Vida Loca”. A group of America’s greatest young … Continued

Rockit Students Give Back

Part of what makes Rockit Live Foundation special is its focus on community outreach. Post pandemic, Rockit students have been busy using their talents to raise money and awareness for an abundance of great causes!   A THANK YOU FROM UKRAINE On May 15, 2022, organized by Rockit vocalist Eva Master and her parents, Rockit … Continued

Lou Pallo Tribute Recap

“The Man of A Million Chords” Rockit Pays Tribute to Lou Pallo On October 2, 2022, The Rockit Live Foundation was honored to pay tribute to Lou Pallo at The Cutting Room NYC by hosting a heartfelt live music concert by Rockit Academy students and alumni with very special guests: Eddie Brigati, Ricky Byrd, Carmine … Continued

“The Man of A Million Chords” A Tribute to Lou Pallo

The Rockit Live Foundation was honored to pay tribute to an extraordinary person and talent, Lou Pallo. On October 2, 2022, The Cutting Room NYC hosted a heartfelt performance by the Rockit Academy with special guests in remembrance of our dear friend. As an incredibly accomplished guitarist, Lou Pallo accompanied Les Paul for decades, recording … Continued

Luke Ireland Performs With Green Day at Sea.Hear.Now Festival, Asbury Park

At the Sea.Hear.Now Festival in Asbury Park on September 18, 2022, Green Day front-man Billie Joe Armstrong invited 11 year old Rockit Academy guitarist Luke Ireland on stage to perform a cover of Operation Ivy’s popular song Knowledge. 30,000 people can be heard chanting LUKE after his super confident performance with Green Day. Congratulations to … Continued

Summer Of ’69 “One Night of Peace & Music”

On August 14th, 2022, Rockit Academy revisited 1969 by celebrating the most famous music festival of all time: Woodstock. The Rockit Academy musicians played to a sold out audience at House Of Independents in Asbury Park, NJ. Founding member of The Young Rascals, Eddie Brigati, joined the young musicians on stage to perform the iconic … Continued