Band

COACH

Band Coaching Level 1 is a customized program where bands meet with a professional

Band Coach. Bands will be guided in a low-pressure environment dedicated towards more

efficient and productive practice time. Sessions will focus on developing skills in:

  • Band dynamics

  • Time management

  • Making the most of rehearsal time

  • Concert readiness

  • Originality exploration

  • Performing cover songs

  • Broadening knowledge and ability

  • Developing repertoire

  • Polishing sound

  • And more!

Band Coaching - Level 1

Low Pressure               No Deadlines             No Performance

Existing Bands Join Anytime!

We'll build a program around YOU!

Does your band need professional coaching? Want to form a band under experienced leadership?

Check out our three levels of band coaching!

Price Determined by Customized Scheduling

If you're interested in joining a band, call or email us and we'll build a band with you in mind!

505.983.5906

lessons@candymansf.com

Requirements: Registrants and guardians will meet to determine a schedule that works for all band members. Once a schedule is determined, all participants are asked to commit to the entire 14 week session. (Commitments are out of respect for all band members.)

Drums, cables, mics, and amps will be provided. All other instruments must be provided by participants.

Willingness to work together to gel as a band, accept constructive criticism, and approach natural difficulties with a professional attitude.

Band Coaching - Level 2

Performing              Busking              Building Your Band's Brand

The skills gained in Band Coaching Level 1 are put to the test in this performance-based
program. Sessions include a focused aim toward acquiring gigs and performing
in 'the scene'.

Participants will learn:

  • How to create relationships with venues and community

  • How to get gigs

  • Performance techniques and stage presence

  • Set up and tear down

  • Balancing sound

  • Gigging ‘Code of Conduct’

  • Band promotion and social media

  • Before and after show promotion

  • Busking how to’s, tips, and tricks

  • And more!

Price Determined by Customized Scheduling

Requirements: Registrants and guardians will meet to determine a schedule that works for all band members. Once a schedule is determined, all participants are asked to commit to the entire 14 week session. (Commitments are out of respect for all band members.)

Drums, cables, mics, and amps will be provided. All other instruments must be provided by participants.

Willingness to work together to gel as a band, accept constructive criticism, and approach natural difficulties with a professional attitude.

A commitment to attending agreed upon gigs and performances and arranging one's own transportation to and from the performance.

The On-Call Band Coach

Guidance                     Management                       Advice

Hire a Professional Band Coach for those inevitable times when you feel like you’ve hit a dead end,

could use some advice to get you moving forward, to bounce things off, or to stand in at a show.

  • Consultations

  • Guidance and recommendations

  • Fresh eyes and ears / evaluation

  • Band management

  • Stand-in band member (Understudy)

  • Merch table staffing

  • Band photography videography

  • Cross promotion / opening acts

$50/hour 

Registration

Please complete the registration below and we will contact you with further instructions and payment info. 

Existing Bands - We will be in contact with all band members to schedule a kick-off meeting to determine scheduling and other details.

Those Looking to Join a Band - We will invite you for a placement audition and work on fitting you in the best band for you. 

CONTACT

505-983-5906

info@candymansf.com

851 St. Michael's Drive
Santa Fe, NM 78505

Holidays/Closures

Cllosed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Easter, and New Year's Day. We may also close early on Christmas Eve, Independence Day, and New Year's Eve.

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Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm

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Monday-Friday

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