RTW! Academy Las Vegas

June 4 - June 26, 2012

RockTheWeb! Academy, Las Vegas is a 3-week intensive training program, giving an opportunity to the top 12 contestants selected by judges and fans to work with some of the best professionals in the music industry.

The contestants will have vocal and choreography classes, they will perform live and will record at the X&Y studio at the Palms.

While in Las Vegas the contestants will live in the luxurious Parisian Palace and will be driven around by the Stretch Hummer provided by AWG Ambassador. They will have a final live concert at the Pearl Theater at the Palms, a 2,500-seat, state-of-the-art venue, which has staged some of the best acts in music, comedy and theater.

 

Teachers

Seth Riggs, Vocal Coach

An American vocal coach also known as the “Teacher of The Stars”. Some of his students include Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson to name but a few. Seth Riggs is considered by many to be the best and most successful voice teacher in the world. He is certainly the busiest. No other teacher, past or present, has ever matched his phenomenal track record.

Alan Paul

Alan Paul is one of the founding members of the internationally acclaimed vocal group, The Manhattan Transfer and a nine time Grammy award winner He began his professional singing career on Broadway at the age of 12 in the original cast of Oliver and later in the original cast of Grease. He graduated with a degree in music from Kean University and received two honorary doctorates from Kean U. and Berklee School of Music. For his singing he was honored with a Grammy nomination for Best Jazz Vocalist, Male for the recording of I Remember Clifford on the album Vocalese. On his work as a writer, lyricist and arranger he received four Grammy nominations for his compositions, Twilight Zone/Twilight Tone and Code Of Ethics and vocal arrangements for Ray’s Rockhouse and Boy from New York City.

Janis Siegel

Over the past three decades, the voice of Janis Siegel, a nine-time Grammy winner and a seventeen17-time Grammy nominee has been an undeniable force in music. Whether aAs a member of the 32-year old musical institution, - The Manhattan Transfer, or through her solo career, Janis has amassed a large international fan base and garnered consistently high critical praise.

Scott Spock

Seven Grammy Nominations for Songwriter of the Year / Producer of the Year • Ivor Novello Award for Best International Pop Hit of the Year • BMI Songwriter of the Year • Two-time Canadian Juno Pop Song of the Year and Album of the Year Numerous #1 Songs ( of which three stayed at #1 for over 19 weeks ) • Songs written and produced have sold over 30 Million Records Scott Spock is a founding member of THE MATRIX, a seven-time Grammy-nominated songwriting/production team.

Luam

With a Youtube audience producing over 28 million views and a loyal following, Luam is a global sensation in dance and choreography. Though her choreography has brought her to artists such as Beyonce, Rihanna, Dawn Richards, Kelly Rowland, Day 26, Kanye, John Legend, and more, she has obtained cult popularity among the dance community all over the world with her teachings and passion for spreading inspiration.

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