Photo: Maureen & Steven Van Zandt, Bruce Gallipani and Rockit students
Photo by Laura DeSantis Olsson
Rockit Academy alumni having gone on to tour with Steve Vai and performed with Les Paul Trio, Keith Urban, The Marshall Tucker Band, Animals vocalist Eric Burdon, Steven Van Zandt, Southside Johnny, Zakk Wylde, Carmine Appice, Ricky Byrd, Gary U.S. Bonds, Jon Bon Jovi, Debbi Harry, The Rascals’ Eddie Brigati, and many more.
Other Rockit Academy students and alumni have continued their careers with television appearances, recordings and performances:
-Current Rockit student Camille De La Cruz starred in Broadway’s School of Rock the Musical and will appear on the upcoming Netflix special Sack Lunch Bunch with John Mulaney.
-Alumna Cari Elise Fletcher, also known as FLETCHER, released several singles this year, with “Undrunk” charting at number 16 on Billboard’s U.S. Pop Top 20 chart.
-Christine Meisenhelter, a member of the Rockit Academy from 2009 to 2015, joined singer Conan Gray for his 2019 national tour. Meisenhelter graduated from the University of Southern California earlier this year with a major in music performance. She is currently on Rockit’s Artist Advisory Board.
Rockit vocalist and alumni Jacquie Lee starred on NBC TV’s The Voice and is currently recording with Atlantic Records. Lee also now serves on Rockit’s Artist Advisory Board.