Rock Camp & Dance Intensive

Inspire • Learn • Create

What an amazing three weeks of music and dance!!

All of the students brought their A game and did such a great job. On behalf of Mike, Renee, Sonia, Tyler, Keaton, Anthony, Matt, and David, Clarissa, and Jitka THANK YOU for making summer 2017 one to remember!! Will followup with photos and vids in coming days!  Join the RC and DI community on facebook!


July 10-14 - ROCK CAMP - Acorn Montessori, Lebanon, NJ

1222 NJ-31, Lebanon, NJ 08833, Monday-Friday, 9 - 3:30 pm

July 17-21 - ROCK CAMP & DANCE INTENSIVEBridgehampton School, Bridgehampton, NY

2685 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY 11932, Monday - Friday, 9 - 3:00 pm

July 24-28 - ROCK CAMP - Bloomingdale School of Music, NYC (Upper West Side)

323 W 108th St, New York, NY 10025 (between Broadway and Riverside)

Checklist, What to Bring to Rock Camp

Checklist, What to Bring to Dance Intensive

Our Purpose


Hudson Music Studios brings the most talented musicians and dancers from New York and New Jersey to work with young musicians and dancers who are either new to music/dance or wish to master their craft while having a summer of fun and friendship.  Our world class staff brings their passion, enthusiasm, and expertise to students 7-19 years old, beginners-advanced, as well students with no prior musical experience.  Our aim is to inspire students to greatness in our music and dance programs, all the while having fun and gaining new experiences.  We have three locations, Bloomingdale School of Music on the Upper West Side in NYC (Music), Lebanon, NJ (Music), and Bridgehampton, NY (Music and Dance).

I don't know where to begin...I wish I could put 10 stars!  Steve, Taylor, Tyler, Mike, Sonia, and Nikki were all incredible instructors...and more importantly - warm-hearted, nice individuals!  My son enrolled in 2 weeks of Rock Camp and it was not enough!  He would have gone all summer if it was an option.  This was the best camp experience of his life!  And quite possibly one of the best times in his life all-around! - Liz G (Parent/Yelp Review)

Rock Camp

In Rock Camp, students study a large range of musical styles, learn how to improvise, play in ensembles, learn songwriting, read/write music, record with a laptop and microphones, learn music technology, and have lessons in the morning and afternoon.  Students may study up to two instruments (including voice), and our students range in ages from 7-19.  No prior experience is required.  Students perform a concert at the end of every week for parents, friends and the public. By the end of camp, all students gain a whole new level of confidence in their musical abilities, in addition to having a week of fun and new friendships.  

For our older and more experienced musicians, AP Rock Camp is offered, which prepares students for professional performances/recitals, and offers in depth classes in recording, reading, harmony and improvisation, song writing, and many other electives.

The faculty at RC are active performers, performing throughout the country and internationally, and are college/conservatory professors.  We approach teaching from a variety of angles, encompassing the interests of the students into our style, to ensure  every student reaches an entirely new level of understanding and ability on his or her instrument in a very social and fun environment!

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Enjoy free concerts (music of every genre) in Central Park this summer.  Click here for the 2017 lineup!

Steve and Mike will be playing July 13th at the New Brunswick Jazz Project (NJ) as part of the Outer Bridge Ensemble, and then in Hopewell, NJ on Friday, July 14th at the Hopewell Creative Arts Studio.

NY Philharmonic to play a free concert in central park on 6/14, 6 pm (begins with opening band).  Will be performing  Dvorák's Symphony No. 9, From the New World; Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; and Gershwin's An American in Paris.         

Alvin Ailey Dance Company to offer free dance class outside on the Josie Robertson Plaza at Lincoln Center on 6/14, 6 pm. All ages and experience levels are welcome in this workshop guaranteed to raise your spirits, and your pulse.

Sonia Szajnberg (voice/piano/guitar teacher), has a new project called Sanctuary. The group will perform Saturday, June 10th at 4 pm, at Shapeshifter Lab in Brooklyn. Admission is $15. Details at

- Steve, (member of Claire Daly 5'tet) was added to the lineup at the Somerville Jazz Festival, Sept. 17th - Best wishes to Clarissa, our artistic director of Dance Intensive, on her new dance program in Brooklyn, The Workshop Series - Congrats to Renee for being accepted into the music business program at the Dark Horse Institute in Nashville - Stephen had a blast performing at Dizzy's/Lincoln Center on March 21st, you can hear the music of his latest release here. - Casey has been accepted at Berklee College of Music in Boston (plus a scholarship)! - Members of the RC staff have their music aired on HBO beginning in Feb. - Members of RC Staff performed at Blue Note in NYC March 15.


Dance Intensive

Dance Intensive was created to help young dancers achieve greatness in dance while making new friends and having fun.  Students in Dance Intensive study three areas of dance: ballet, hip hop, and modern.  

In Dance Intensive, students work with professional choreographers to learn new skills, master the fundamentals, and rehearse a performance for the public.  At the end of the week, there is a dance recital illustrating all that was learned during the week.  Students will work with a variety of teachers and visiting guest artists to reach a new level of technique and artistry in dance.  Students range in ages from 7-19.

For our more experienced dancers, AP Dance Intensive is offered, which dedicates time for the teachers and students to work on achieving particular technical and artistic goals.

Clarissa Fatturosa, world renowned dancer/choreographer in NYC, is the artistic director of Dance Intensive.  She is also the artistic director of the Workshop Series in Brooklyn, an innovative dance program bringing leading dancers and choreographers to collaborate with aspiring dancers.

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