Experience Overview

Welcome to the Freedom Rock Experience, where students are the stars!

Amarillo 5The CTS Freedom Rock Experience combines’ professional and aspiring student musicians for an unforgettable school fundraising concert performance. Quite simply, we make students the stars of the show.

The Freedom Rock Experience Concept:

Incorporate a talented youth orchestra into a high-energy live concert performance with CTS, featuring original, professionally scored music by band founder/singer/songwriter Jeff Senour. Concert ticket sales, apparel, merchandise, and recording proceeds are devoted to participating school’s music program.

How it works:

  • School books concert date with CTS & venue
  • School receives scored music for band rehearsal (Confirmation mailing includes school marketing plan support materials & planning check list)
  • CTS conducts workshop day of event for all students & faculty involved, including musicians, Staging/AV/Sound Support teams. Workshop includes music rehearsal, review of staging, lighting, sound system, recording plans, and Q&A session
  • Post-Show Lobby “Meet & Greet” Autograph & Photo Session: CTS available to sign autographs, photo ops, and conduct media interviews with appropriate faculty members & student performers
  • Schools may record performance for post-concert download sales to students & families for additional revenue

Freedom Rock Experience Benefits:

  • Enthusiastic student support. After all, they are the stars!

  • Original, professionally scored music — no religious or political overtones. No rap or hip-hop
  • Student “buy-in” through concert support teams & social media initiatives
  • Schools pay no music rights for recordings of their concert
  • Low-cost social marketing campaign options involving faculty, students, parents/family
  • Lots of tie-in sales opportunities (music & video downloads, apparel, posters, video releases, etc.)

DSC_0622Proven Results:

The Freedom Rock Experience (FRE) has been performed with a wide variety of schools, including Harker Heights (TX), Mountain View High (AZ), Basha High (AZ), Sandra Day O’Conner (AZ), Mesquite High (AZ), Chandler High (AZ), East Valley Youth Symphony (AZ), Amarillo High (TX), Tascosa High (TX), Yorba Linda High (CA), Esperanza High (CA), Columbine High (CO), Corona Symphony & Youth Conservatory (CA), Los Osos High (CA), Gilbert High (AZ), and others. See videos of the Freedom Rock Experience on YouTube.com/ctsmusic.

Freedom Rock Experience performance videos and original CTS songs have been utilized by leading corporations & non-profit organizations, including:

  • Southwest Airlines
  • National Hot Rod Association (NHRA): world’s largest drag racing organization
  • Snowball Express: a charity for children of fallen American military heroes (CTS wrote the official song of Snowball Express, see music video at www.SnowballExpress.org or our Snowball Express page.
  • B.R.A.K.E.S.: a non-profit organization providing safe driving instruction courses for over 8,000 students throughout the US
  • Valerie Thompson Racing: 7-time land speed record holder

For additional information on booking the CTS Freedom Rock Experience fundraising event, call us at 480-334-2238, 214-670-3860, or e mail mjnuzum1@msn.com.