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VMIRocks On Yelp!

Posted  January 21st, 2015  by  Darin Morris

VMIRocks is now listed on yelp! Please leave a review or share with your friends! http://www.yelp.com/biz/vmirocks-valley-music-institute-modesto

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2014 at VMI, Rock and Roll History!

Posted  December 28th, 2014  by  Darin Morris

2014 was an amazing year at VMIRocks! VMI formed 94 bands! We had over 700 rehearsals, nine concerts at places like the Gallo Center, Heroes, Modstock at Mancini bowl, and the Rock ‘n Roll warehouse. VMI had award-winning floats in the Fourth of July parade and the Celebration of Lights Christmas parade. Our floats with [...]

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VMI WINTER SESSION Jan. 19, Play at Gallo!

Posted  December 26th, 2014  by  Darin Morris

Hello rockers and families of rockers. Valley music institute/VMI rocks will begin it’s winter session the week of January 19. We will end with a concert at the Gallo Center March 29th. This concert will be free to all as it is sponsored by Roberts auto sales. All bands will participate in a warm-up concert [...]

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The Legendary Dave Hawkes joins VMI!

Posted  December 16th, 2014  by  Darin Morris

Valley Music Institute is way beyond thrilled to announce the addition of the legendary Dave Hawkes to our teaching staff. Dave is hands-down The best drummer and drum teacher from Fresno to Sacramento. He plays all styles perfectly. He plays rock like a rocker, jazz like a jazz man, and funk like a funkster. I [...]

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Eli Lester joins Valley Music Institute

Posted  December 16th, 2014  by  Darin Morris

        Valley music Institute is proud to announce the addition of Eli Lester to our teaching staff. Eli is one of the best, most experienced, and well-known guitarists and  teachers in our area. We look forward to working with him this year and beyond. Here is a little bit about him. Modesto [...]

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Vote for your favorite band!

Vote for your favorite band daily up until the Gallo Center event on May 29th! Winners will be announced at the event. The most popular bands will receive awards courtesy of the Guitar Center! $50 gift card to each member of 1s...
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Favorite Band Poll Winners

I would like to congratulate all the bands for their fantastic performances at The Fat Cat and Modstock! This summer session was really a special one and I am looking forward to fall. All 3 winning bands are new bands, groups w...
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MODSTOCK INFO and LINE-UP revision V (Thurs)

An all day peace love and rock music festival at Mancini Bowl, Graceada Park August 7, 2011. Room for thousands of music fans! Fun for the kids and the whole family. Food, games, bounce houses, crafts, a Rock and Roll Circus! A...
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