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Miscellaneous

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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Local Music

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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Local Music

2014 Celebration of Lights

Posted  December 15th, 2014  by  Darin Morris

                                                        On December 6, 2014 we had our Rockin holidays float in the Modesto celebration of lights parade. The judges gave us the sweepstakes award for the best [...]

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Events

Dec 18 Christmas Rock Concert 2014 Line-Up

Posted  December 15th, 2014  by  Darin Morris

The VMIRocks 2014 Christmas concert is this Thursday night at 5:30! This is our sixth annual Christmas rock concert and it is the biggest, and most exciting one yet! 10 rocking Christmas bands with over 30 rocking Christmas tunes to help celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. The show will be held at [...]

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Band Talk

Rock The Vote Winners!

Posted  November 2nd, 2014  by  Darin Morris

Here are the rock the vote fall tour winners . 1. S.A.D 2.  Skeleton Crew 3. Hypnotize Congrats to all the bands! Hope to see you at our Christmas session!

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Modstock In The Modesto Bee

Go to http://www.modbee.com/2014/08/11/3481892/modstock To see the full article -2014.html
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Sign Up For Our Fall Session!

We will start our fall semester the week of September 1 and end it with a blow out concert at The Fat Cat on October 26! Please sign up for Fall Semester as soon as you can as we are expecting a lot of new people and there is a...
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Rock The Vote Winners Summer 2014

Congrats to all the Bands! Hope to see you back the week of September 1! 1. Bad Idea 2. Laundry Detergent 3. Barracuda Deathwish
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Fall Semester Begins September 1st!

We will start our fall semester the week of September 1 and end it with a blow out concert at The Fat Cat on October 26! The Fat Cat is almost everyone’s favorite place to play and we are excited to be able to book it one...
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MODSTOCK Line-Up August 10

Here is the line-up. 20 awesome student bands, 5 of Modesto’s best pro bands.  Come to Modesto’s 4th annual peace, love and music festival.  Stay all day and support music and youth music in Modesto. 30 something ...
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