Popular Music Collective

The RIT Popular Music Collective provides collaborative opportunities for musicians, producers, recording engineers, artist managers, promoters, graphic designers, music journalists, marketing teams, and arts entrepreneurs to work together to promote music on campus. Whether your aspirations are as an artist or as a part of the team that drives the entertainment industry, there are many opportunities to participate!


Rehearsal Space

The Annex provides the space and equipment for bands, groups and individuals to find their sound and hone their craft. 

Live Sound and Lighting Equipment Training

Learn the set-up and tear down of equipment. Once trained, students can use the equipment for rehearsals and performances. 


Bi-weekly Songwriting Workshops

Available in beginner and advanced sessions, collaborate with music faculty and students or get feedback on individual projects.

Jam Sessions

Weekly music sessions to amplify creativity and community and provide a social atmosphere for students to share their musical talents. 

In The News

RIT's First Annual Unlabeled Music Festival 

Tiger Records Offers RIT Students Insight Into the Music Industry

Interested in learning more about the Popular Music Collective or want to know how to get involved?


Karl Stabnau
Visiting Lecturer
Director of Jazz Ensembles
Popular Music Collective
School of Performing Arts
College of Liberal Arts
Matias Homar
Visiting Assistant Professor
Applied Music Instructor (Guitar)
Popular Music Collective
School of Performing Arts
College of Liberal Arts
Bass player and Singer
Guitar Player
Bass player, keyboardist and singer