Indian Hill Music

Indian Hill Music, Littleton MA, Phone: 978-486-9524, Community music school offering private and group lessons, all ages, abilities, styles near Acton, Westford, Groton, Harvard, Chelmsford, Concord. Professional performance series featuring symphonic concerts by the Orchestra of Indian Hill, plus chamber music, jazz, and family events.

Summer Jams

July 15-19, 2019 | 9:00 am-4:00 pm | Mon - Fri

Concert: Friday, July 19 at 5:00 pm

Indian Hill Music's rock band experience for students ages 10-14


Are you ready to rock?! Summer Jams offers aspiring rockers with some instrument experience a chance to perform in a group with new friends, play songs by your favorite artists and work on your own original songs. Learn rock music performance basics under the guidance of instructor Joey Pierog, a professional touring musician and recording engineer, and other members of our talented faculty. Open to guitar, bass, keyboard, drums, and voice students. One year of lessons or equivalent experience required. 

Each day includes band practice, instrument technique classes, faculty spotlight performances and masterclasses, and a combined band session of all program participants. Special workshops throughout the week will focus on topics like recording, songwriting, PA equipment, and more. Everybody takes the stage in a final concert for family and friends!

DRUMMERS: Please note that there is limit of 4 percussion students for Summer Jams.


$395 due in full upon registration
Scholarships are available for all Music School programs

Before/After Care

$5 before care, $10 after care per day
Program interns will provide supervision each day from 8:00-9:00 am for early drop-off and from 3:00-6:00 pm for students requiring later pick-up.

Before/After Care Registration Form

Daily Schedule:

8:45 - 9:00 am Student Check-In
9:00 - 9:45 am Band Rehearsals
9:45 - 10:30 am Special Topic Workshops: Recording, Equipment, Repertory/Listening to Pros, Music Business, etc.
10:30 - 10:45 am Break
10:45 - 11:30 am Instrument Group Lesson
11:30 - 12:30 pm Band Rehearsals
12:30 - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 1:45 pm Faculty Spotlight or Masterclass
1:45 - 2:45 pm Band Rehearsal
2:45 - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 - 4:00 pm Combined Band Rehearsal
4:00 - 4:15 pm Student Check-Out

Placement Meetings:

Summer Jams faculty will evaluate students on the first day of the program for placement in a band according to skill level and area of interest. Students should be prepared to play one or two familiar rock songs to demonstrate their ability.


Is my child ready for Summer Jams?

Students should have good basic playing skills with one year of private lessons or equivalent experience. Please note the information above about Placement Meetings.

What are the check-in and check-out times?

Students should arrive between 8:45 and 9:00 am. Check-out time is 4:00-4:15 pm. Please note an adult must come in to the building to check-out students at the end of each day of the program.

What if I need to drop my child off early or pick them up after check-out time?

Before Care ($5/day) is provided for students who arrive between 8:00 and 8:45 am, and After Care ($15/day) is available for students who will be picked up after 4:15 to 6:00 pm. Fill out the form and bring it with payment on the first day of the program to sign up for Before/After Care.

Do we need to bring instruments and amps?

Guitarists and bassists should bring their own instrument. Drum sets are provided by the school. Guitarists should bring picks and cords, drummers sticks and mallets. IHM has a variety of amplifiers for students to use, but students may bring their own if they choose, along with any special equipment like foot switches, mixers, etc.

My child plays several different instruments. Can they be used in the program?

If the instruments are appropriate to the music be learned and played, students can play multiple instruments in the program. This information should be shared with faculty at the students' placement meeting.

Is home practice required?

Home practice is not required, but it is encouraged if students are inspired. Home practice does support faster progress.

Is daily attendance required?

Daily attendance is strongly recommended. We cannot offer makeup classes or refunds for missed days.

What should my child wear?

The students should wear comfortable, casual clothing. T-shirts and shorts are okay. Footwear must be worn in the building at all times.

What about lunch and snacks?

Please provide a lunch and morning and afternoon snacks for your child and a refillable water bottle. Please note this is a nut-free program. Students will have access to a refrigerator and microwave.

Is the performance open to the public?

Yes. Family and friends are welcome to attend the closing performance on Friday at 6:00 pm. On Friday, students can stay after 4:00 pm until show time, and we will provide a pizza dinner for them. If a student has to leave, they should plan to be back at school by 5:30 pm.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Indian Hill Music School reserves the right at any time to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. We will make every effort to hold all classes offered. In the case of a cancellation, those effected will be notified as soon as possible and a full refund will be issued if another suitable class is not available.

Indian Hill Music

36 King Street
Littleton, MA 01460
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Office Hours:

September through June:

Monday:  9am – 9pm
Tue-Fri:    9am - 8pm
Saturday: 8am - 5pm
Sunday:   Office Closed

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Indian Hill Music shares the transformative power of music, through teaching and performing, and giving music generously when there is need.


The programs of Indian Hill Music are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency, and with funds from the council administered by the Local Cultural Councils.

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