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The ROOTS Summer Camp experience is one your child will remember forever. While a week of fun in music or dance (or both!) are planned, there are some intentional ways personal growth and development are nurtured. Here are a few benefits of ROOTS Summer Camps. Summer camps give students: A chance to put away the… Read More »

The summer camp experience is a rite of passage, but it’s also a necessary growth tool. A survey showed that “Summer camps … are perfect places to help children optimize their psychosocial development,” according to Psychology Today. There are many benefits to summer camps, and at ROOTS, our camps are themed around music and dance, but their… Read More »

Happy Spring Break!  ROOTS is closed all week (March 20-25). There are no music lessons or dance classes this week.  But don’t stop practicing! Join us on social media in our #ROOTSspringbreak17 photo contest. Post a photo of yourself practicing at your Spring Break destination and tag us (@rootsacademy) along with the #ROOTSspringbreak17. Be creative!… Read More »

Last month we asked our community to show their support of ROOTS in a local 2017 Best of theBest in Williamson County survey hosted by Franklinis.com. In all, 1 million votes helped determine who Williamson County residents view as the best businesses for Cuisine, Healthcare, Personal and Business Services, and more. ROOTS was nominated in 3 categories. The winners… Read More »

Summer is three months away, and you’ve no doubt begun to make your plans. If you’re looking for summer camp options, ROOTS has an unbeatable lineup. Our all-original programming in our day camps offer something for everyone. We’re bringing back our most popular camps and adding some new exciting new ones. If you’re a student… Read More »

2017 Spring Music Student Showcase Deadline to register: Friday, March 10 Show Day/Time: Shows will be on Friday, 4/21 and Saturday, 4/22 You are registering your student for participation in one show day/time, but committing to keep both dates blocked until assignments are made. We default to assigning siblings to the same day/time Assignments will… Read More »

ROOTS is excited to introduce our newest drum mentor, Dennis Palmer. Dennis Palmer (drums) has been drumming for 25 years and has played professionally for a number of groups including: Sweetwater Rose, Susan Benjey, Harlow and the Wager, Soular 7, The Solomon’s Porch Band, Rachel Harlow, Megan Santi, Lauren Maze and Tom & Co. He… Read More »

Jim Rohn said, “Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.” As you begin the year fresh, know that we’re working behind the scenes to help you reach and exceed your music and dance goals in 2017. Here are 4 things you need to know about ROOTS in the new year. 1. ROOTS Dance Enrollment closes… Read More »

We’re in the Christmas spirit around here at ROOTS. Several of our staff and mentors shared some sweet Christmas memories, traditions, and favorite moments from the past year. Have a memory to share? We’d love to hear it. Leave a comment below.     Susan Russell, Music Program Director Favorite Christmas memory: “One of my… Read More »

This is your last chance to request a free trial music lesson next week! Click here to reserve your spot for: Piano Guitar Voice Drums Bass Banjo Mandolin Violin/Cello If you’ve ever thought about taking music lessons, now is the time to start. Music brings enjoyment not only to the student, but its benefits touch… Read More »

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