Rock Band Factory, Summer 2024 Program

Form a band, create your set list, perfect and perform a live concert!

Program Overview

The Rock Band Factory is open to guitarists, bassists, drummers, vocalists, and pianists of all ages. This summer program invites participants to experience the entire process of forming a band, creating a set list, and perfecting a live show! The course culminates with the participants performing a LIVE rock concert, showcased at a Universal Music Center live show event at The Sheldon Theatre in Red Wing, MN.

In the Rock Band Factory, instructors and professional musicians Lucy and Simon will assemble individual participants into a cohesive product- a ROCK BAND! Make new friends and community connections, learn to play your instrument with others, and forge a fun and unforgettable experience!

Participants will need their own personal equipment: Guitars, cables, pedals. We will provide a basic electronic piano, drums, PA system.

Learning and Benefits:

  • Take music (instrument and equipment/technical) skills to the next level by learning to play with a band.
  • Increased self-confidence and pride in accomplishment, forge new friendships and form positive relationships.
  • Foster life skills such as teamwork, professional conduct, discipline and preparation, setting goals, interpersonal communication, and networking.
  • Cultivate creative thinking and problem solving, healthy emotional expression, and right-left brain collaboration.


  • Six sessions, July 16, 23, 30 and August 6, 13, 20 from 6:00-8:00 PM.
  • The Artist’s Sanctuary, 602 West Avenue, Red Wing, MN 55066
  • $75
  • Capstone Concert event August 25th, 1:30 PM, The Sheldon Theatre.

About the Instructors

St. Cloud, MN Band leaders and guitar instructors Lucy Lunser and Simon Dingmann are the creators of Rock Band Factory and will mentor participants throughout the course and live performance.


163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN 55066



Open Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10:00am -9:00pm
Sat: 9:00am-2:00pm
Sun: Closed
Additionally open by appointment.