Guitar Lessons
www.robstokesguitar.com

August 5 2012
-Renovations are currently taking place at our new location at 33 Elizabeth St. in Okotoks, same location as Starcast Dance. Looking forward to starting fall guitar lessons again. The first day of lessons will be Tuesday September 4th in our new location.

August 26 2011
-Rob was one of eight bands and solo artists selected by ReverbNation (out of the 1,900,000 on the site) to represent them at the Independent Music Summit in Cathedral City California in September.

August 3 2011
-Rob placed 1st in the TR3S Latin Music Competition on Ourstage for July with his song Spanish Summers.

August 1 2011
-Check out the media section for video of Rob's students competing in The High River Music Festival.

July 14 2011
-Rob is now charting 12th in the world blues charts for ReverbNation, 1st in Canada Blues Charts and 1st in Calgary Blues Charts after 5 months on the site. He is also 1st in the Calgary and area All Styles chart which has close to 2000 bands and solo artists on it.

June 6 2011
-Rob is now charting 15th in the world blues charts for ReverbNation, 2nd in Canada Blues Charts and 1st in Calgary Blues Charts after 4 months on the site. He is also 1st in the Calgary and area All Styles chart which has over 1750 bands and solo artists on it.

April 6 2011
-Rob is now charting 39th in the world blues charts for ReverbNation, 3rd in Canada Blues Charts and 1st in Calgary Blues Charts after 2 months on the site. He is also 4th in the Calgary and area All Styles chart just ahead of another foothills resident George Canyon who is 5th.

February 6 2011
-Rob has just put his music up on ReverbNation, which is a charted music site that offers music from famous artists and new artists together. There are over 1,250,000 bands and solo artists listed in lots of categories. Charting is arranged in local area, country and world. Currently Rob is 14,867th in the world blues chart, 1,014th in the Canada Blues Charts and 26th in the Calgary Blues Chart. A Chart update will be coming every 2 months.

February 4 2011
-A preview of Rob's upcoming cd Midnight Instrumentals is available on the media page. He will be adding more songs over the next few days.

January 27 2011
-Rob would like to thank everyone on here for all the success he's had on Ourstage (Zz 3 straight Southern Rock winners October, November and December 2010, CanDew July 2010 and December 2010 Blues winner and December Specialty Finals $1000 winner). His Cd Midnight Instrumentals is very near completion, and he hopes to release it in early spring.

December 6 2010
-Rob won the Southern Rock category on Ourstage again for the month of November, making it 2 months in a row for his song Zz.

November 2 2010
-Rob would like to thank everyone on Ourstage, who helped judge in October, making it a very successful month for Rob's songs. ZZ won in the Southern Rock category, and Lullaby won in the Instrumental category. The other song Rob entered Spanish Summers finished 4th in the Latin category, making this the best month he's ever had on Ourstage. Rob would like to say thanks again and God Bless all of you.

October 1 2010
-Rob's song Spanish Summers from his upcoming cd Midnight Instrumentals finished 3rd in the Latin category on MTV's www.ourstage.com website for September. That makes 5 top ten singles so far. Congrats again Rob, from everyone at Satellite Studio.

September 1 2010
-Satellite Studio welcomes new teacher Jo-Lynn McPhail who offers piano instruction for beginner and intermediate levels. Jo-Lynn has a Bachelor of Education Degree with a minor in music, a Kodaly Diploma, and Level 1 and 2 Music For Young Children Certification. She has taught music classes in the public school system for 10 years and Music For Young Children in her home for 2 years. She also has her Grade 9 Royal Conservatory Piano and Grade 3 Theory. If you'd like more information you can email her at mcphailjlg@hotmail.com

August 31 2010
-Fall Guitar Lessons begin Tuesday September 7th. There are still a few spaces left, for those who have not registered yet. Cost is $96 per month.

August 4 2010
-Rob had a great month on the MTV sponsored OURSTAGE music development website in July. All 3 of his songs entered from his upcoming cd Midnight Instrumentals charted in the Top 10 in their respective categories. CanDew finished in 1st in the Blues Category, while Zz finished 10th in the Southern Rock category. Lullaby was 7th in the All Instrumental category. That makes 4 top 10 charting songs from his cd. Congrats Rob from everyone at Satellite Music Studios.

June 16 2010
-Registration for Summer Guitar Lessons has started, lessons start Wednesday July 7th. Also we are back online after a server crash, special thanks to Robbie Bailey for his help. Hope to have media section up starting next week.

January 1 2010
-Rob's song Emergency-This Is Only A Test finished 7th in the December MTV sponsored www.ourstage.com all instrumental chart. The song is featured on his new cd Midnight Instrumentals due for release in August. Ourstage is a site that features charts of over 30 musical categories with over 200,000 songs. With MTV and AOL backing, it promises to be the next Myspace in importance to upcoming musicians.

November 5 2009
-Former Bass Student Chad Matthews was in town and jammed with Rob. Check out the video and audio clips in the media section.

July 30 2009
-Satellite Music Studio recently moved to a larger location in Okotoks.

 

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