Ensembles


  • Auditions are now open for Ensembles Season One:
    Jan-May 2019

    AUDITION TIMES: Nov 30 & Dec 1

    Ensemble Information

    THE TONES

    TUESDAY NIGHT REHEARSALS: 5p-7p
    This band represents Cedarstone’s finest and most advanced musicians. The Tones is audition based and is highly selective to reflect its status as Cedarstone’s flagship core group. These students will be the face of Cedarstone and will have many opportunities to train as advanced performing musicians in the professional music community. This specialized education is focused on literally every practical aspect of being a pro performing musician while learning a vast array of technical and practical musical skills. 

    STYLE OF MUSIC:
    Rock / Pop
    Examples of music by: John Mayer, Coldplay, The Fray, Ben Rector,  Five for Fighting, NeedToBreathe, Sarah Bareilles, Led Zeppelin, Journey, The Beatles and Adele

    WHAT’S INCLUDED:
    Weekly 2 hour Rehearsal and Training Session
    Booking and Multiple Performance Opportunities
    Pro Recording Experience
    Songwriting Sessions
    Social Media Training

    OPPORTUNITIES:
    Pro Instruction on how to function in a professional band in the music industry
    Performing with a state of the art live sound and lighting rig
    Learning to create compelling and entertaining shows
    Learning how to create attention captivating arrangements
    Learning to transcribe and read charts
    Learning to write songs as a band
    Learning to design a show for maximum entertainment value
    Multiple live performance opportunities

    COST:
    $150/monthly (discounted tuition for students enrolled in private Cedarstone instruction)
    $200/monthly (tuition for students not enrolled in Cedarstone weekly private instruction)

    EXPECTATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
    2019 Season One Commitment: January 8 – May 21, 2019.
    As an advocate and ambassador for Cedarstone School of Music every band member must function with ethics and integrity in accordance with our mission.
    Come prepared to every rehearsal at a high level of musical excellence.
    Attend all rehearsals. Maximum of 3 excused absences in every band season. 
    Attend and perform at all scheduled gigs. (TBD with open communication and pre planning)
    Maintain weekly private music instruction on the applied instruments and/or voice.

    2019 SEASON ONE SCHEDULE:
    Tuesday night rehearsals beginning January 8 from 5-7pm and will be every Tuesday from 5-7pm with the following nights off:
    March 26, Spring Break
    February 19, Parent Teacher Day

    2019 SEASON ONE CALENDAR OF REHEARSAL DATES:
    January: 8 15 22 29
    February: 5 12 26
    March: 5 12 19
    April: 2 9 16 23 30
    May: 7 14 21

    PERFORMANCES:
    TBD

    AUDITION DATES:
    Friday, November 30th 3:00-8:00pm
    Saturday, December 1st 10:00am-4:00pm
    You will only have to attend one of these dates unless you are auditioning for multiple groups.

    Come prepared and ready to play and/or sing three songs:
    OPTION 1:
    Choose three songs from The Audition Song List below.
    OPTION 2:
    Choose two songs from the provided list and one additional not on the list.
    Selection letters will be sent out by December 15th.

    AUDITION SONG LIST:

    KEYBOARD / PIANO / B3
    You Found Me – by The Fray
    100 Years – by Five for Fighting
    Drive – by Ben Rector
    Someone Like You – by Adele
    Don’t Stop Believing – by Journey
    Love Song – by Sara Bareilles
    Walking in Memphis – Marc Cohn

    DRUMS / BASS / GUITAR
    Gravity – by John Mayer
    You Found Me – by The Fray
    Other Side of the Fence – by Jonny Lang
    There’s Nothing Holding Me Back – by Shawn Mendes
    Don’t Stop Believing – by Journey
    Carry On My Wayward Son – by Kansas
    There’s Nothing Holding Me Back – by Shawn Mendes
    I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
    Hey Soul Sister – Train
    Hotel California – Eagles

    VOCALS:
    Someone Like You – by Adele
    She Used to Be Mine – by Sara Bareilles
    Like I’m Gonna Lose You – by Meghan Trainor / John Legend
    Fight Song – by Rachel Platten
    100 Years – by Five for Fighting
    Carry On My Wayward Son – by Kansas
    You Found Me – by The Fray
    Don’t Stop Believing – by Journey
    Drive – by Ben Rector
    There’s Nothing Holding Me Back – by Shawn Mendes
    Brother – by Needtobreathe
    Gravity – by John Mayer

    AMPLIFY

    FRIDAY REHEARSALS 4p-6p
    This pop / rock band represents Cedarstone’s young advanced musicians. Amplify is audition based and is highly selective. These students will train weekly, learning the ins and outs of performing in a rock band. This specialized education is focused on practical aspects of being a performing musician while learning a vast array of technical musical skills. 

    STYLE OF MUSIC:
    Rock / Pop
    Examples of music by: John Mayer, Coldplay, The Fray, Ben Rector,  Five for Fighting, NeedToBreathe, Sarah Bareilles, Led Zeppelin, Journey, The Beatles and Adele

    WHAT’S INCLUDED:
    Weekly 2-hour Rehearsal and Training Session
    Perform as a band at Cedarstone Events
    Perform as a band at Local Community Events

    OPPORTUNITIES:
    Pro Instruction on how to function in a professional band in the music industry
    Performing with a state of the art live sound and lighting rig
    Learning to create compelling and entertaining shows
    Learning how to create attention captivating arrangements
    Learning to transcribe and read charts
    Learning to write songs as a band
    Learning to design a show for maximum entertainment value

    COST:
    $150/monthly tuition (discounted for students enrolled in private Cedarstone instruction)
    $200/monthly tuition (for students not enrolled in Cedarstone weekly private instruction)

    EXPECTATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
    2019 Season One Commitment: January 11 – May 17, 2019.
    As an advocate and ambassador for Cedarstone School of Music every band member must function with ethics and integrity in accordance with our mission.
    Come prepared and on time to every rehearsal with a high level of musical excellence.
    Always bring applied instruments and needed accessories
    Attend all rehearsals. Maximum of 3 excused absences in every band season. 
    Perform at all scheduled gigs. (TBD with open communication and pre planning)
    Maintain weekly private music instruction on the applied instruments and/or voice

    2019 SEASON ONE SCHEDULE:
    Friday rehearsals beginning January 10 from 4-6pm and will be every Friday from 4-6pm with the following days off:
    March 29th, Spring Break
    April 19th, Good Friday
    May 24th, School Out

    2019 SEASON ONE CALENDAR OF REHEARSAL DATES:
    January: 11 18 25
    February: 1 8 15 22
    March: 8 15 22
    April: 5 12 26
    May: 3 10 17

    PERFORMANCES:
    TBD

    AUDITION DATES:
    Friday, November 30th 3:00-8:00pm
    Saturday, December 1st 10:00am-4:00pm
    You will only have to attend one of these dates unless you are auditioning for multiple groups.

    Come prepared and ready to play and/or sing three songs:
    OPTION 1:
    Choose three songs from The Audition Song List below.
    OPTION 2:
    Choose two songs from the provided list and one additional not on the list.
    You only need to attend one audition date.
    Selection letters will be sent out by December 15th.

    AUDITION SONG LIST:
    KEYBOARD / PIANO / B3
    You Found Me – by The Fray
    100 Years – by Five for Fighting
    Drive – by Ben Rector
    Someone Like You – by Adele
    Don’t Stop Believing – by Journey
    Love Song – by Sara Bareilles
    Walking in Memphis – Marc Cohn

    DRUMS / BASS /  GUITAR
    Gravity – by John Mayer
    You Found Me – by The Fray
    Other Side of the Fence – by Jonny Lang
    There’s Nothing Holding Me Back – by Shawn Mendes
    Don’t Stop Believing – by Journey
    Carry On My Wayward Son – by Kansas
    There’s Nothing Holding Me Back – by Shawn Mendes
    I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
    Hey Soul Sister – Train
    Hotel California – Eagles

    VOCALS:
    Someone Like You – by Adele
    She Used to Be Mine – by Sara Bareilles
    Like I’m Gonna Lose You – by Meghan Trainor / John Legend
    Fight Song – by Rachel Platten
    100 Years – by Five for Fighting
    Carry On My Wayward Son – by Kansas
    You Found Me – by The Fray
    Don’t Stop Believing – by Journey
    Drive – by Ben Rector
    There’s Nothing Holding Me Back – by Shawn Mendes
    Brother – by Needtobreathe
    Gravity – by John Mayer

    Sign up online today to secure an audition slot.

    PLATINUM

    TUESDAY NIGHT REHEARSALS 7pm-9pm
    This a cappella group represents Cedarstone’s most advanced vocalists. Cedarstone Platinum is audition based and highly selective to reflect its status as Cedarstone’s core singers.

    STYLE OF MUSIC:
    Various Genres of Popular and Current Music

    WHAT’S INCLUDED:
    Weekly 2 hour Rehearsal and Training Session
    Cedarstone Performance Opportunities
    Training in singing the different parts to songs and various arrangements

    OPPORTUNITIES:
    Pro Instruction on how to function in a professional group in the music industry
    Performing with a state of the art live sound and lighting rig
    Learning to create compelling and entertaining shows
    Learning how to create attention captivating arrangements
    Learning to transcribe and read charts
    Learning to design a show for maximum entertainment value
    Possible opportunities for travel and competition

    COST:
    $100/monthly tuition for students enrolled in private Cedarstone instruction
    $150/monthly tuition for students not enrolled in Cedarstone weekly private instruction

    EXPECTATIONS:
    2019 Season One Commitment: January 12 – May 18, 2019.
    As an advocate and ambassador for Cedarstone School of Music every band member must function with ethics and integrity in accordance with our mission.
    Come prepared to every rehearsal at a high level of musical excellence.
    Attend all rehearsals. Maximum of 3 excused absences in every season. 
    Attend and perform at all scheduled performances. (TBD with open communication and pre planning)

    AUDITION DATES:
    Friday November 30th 3:00-8:00pm and Saturday December 1st 10:00am-4:00pm. All interested students should come prepared and ready to play their instrument or vocal part for three of the pre-selected songs. You only need to attend one audition date. Selection letters will be sent out by December 15th.

    AUDITION SONG LIST:
    SONGS for VOCAL AUDITION:
    Someone Like You – by Adele
    She Used to Be Mine – by Sara Bareilles
    Like I’m Gonna Lose You – by Meghan Trainor / John Legend
    Fight Song – by Rachel Platten
    100 Years – by Five for Fighting
    Carry On My Wayward Son – by Kansas
    You Found Me – by The Fray
    Don’t Stop Believing – by Journey
    Drive – by Ben Rector
    There’s Nothing Holding Me Back – by Shawn Mendes
    Brother – by Needtobreathe
    Gravity – by John Mayer

    2019 SEASON ONE SCHEDULE:
    TUESDAY NIGHT rehearsals beginning January 8 from 7-9pm and will be every Tuesday from 7-9pm with the following nights off:
    March 26, Spring Break
    February 19, Parent Teacher Day

    2019 SEASON ONE REHEARSAL DATES:
    January: 8 15 22 29
    February: 5 12 26
    March: 5 12 19
    April: 2 9 16 23 30
    May: 7 14 21

  • Pricing Options

    • THE TONES

      COST:
      $150/monthly (discounted tuition for students enrolled in private Cedarstone instruction)
      $200/monthly (tuition for students not enrolled in Cedarstone weekly private instruction)

      • Weekly 2 hour Rehearsal and Training Session
      • Booking and Multiple Performance Opportunities
      • Pro Recording Experience
      • Songwriting Sessions
      • Social Media Training
      • Pro Instruction on how to function in a professional band in the music industry
      • Performing with a state of the art live sound and lighting rig
      • Learning to create compelling and entertaining shows
      • Learning how to create attention captivating arrangements
      • Learning to transcribe and read charts
      • Learning to write songs as a band
      • Learning to design a show for maximum entertainment value
      • Multiple live performance opportunities
      $150.00 / Month
    • AMPLIFY

      COST:
      $150/monthly tuition (discounted for students enrolled in private Cedarstone instruction)
      $200/monthly tuition (for students not enrolled in Cedarstone weekly private instruction)

      • Weekly 2-hour Rehearsal and Training Session
      • Perform as a band at Cedarstone Events
      • Perform as a band at Local Community Events
      • Pro Instruction on how to function in a professional band in the music industry
      • Performing with a state of the art live sound and lighting rig
      • Learning to create compelling and entertaining shows
      • Learning how to create attention captivating arrangements
      • Learning to transcribe and read charts
      • Learning to write songs as a band
      • Learning to design a show for maximum entertainment value
      $150.00 / Month
    • PLATINUM

      Cost:
      $100/monthly tuition for students enrolled in private Cedarstone instruction
      $150/monthly tuition for students not enrolled in Cedarstone weekly private instruction

      • Weekly 2 hour Rehearsal and Training Session
      • Cedarstone Performance Opportunities
      • Training in singing the different parts to songs and various arrangements
      • Pro Instruction on how to function in a professional group in the music industry
      • Performing with a state of the art live sound and lighting rig
      • Learning to create compelling and entertaining shows
      • Learning how to create attention captivating arrangements
      • Learning to transcribe and read charts
      • Learning to design a show for maximum entertainment value
      • Possible opportunities for travel and competition
      $100.00 / Month

    2019 Season One Auditions Now Open!

    Nov 30 & Dec 1