LOS ANGELES, CA – January 14, 2008 –
Power Chord Academy, the nation’s leading summer camp for amateur
musician training, has expanded its critically acclaimed program to include
6 new locations in Los Angeles, Dallas, Miami, Denver, Minneapolis and
Washington D.C., with established sites in San Francisco, Boston,
Seattle, Chicago, New York, and San Diego for summer 2008.  This exciting
expansion marks the celebration of PCA’s 10 year anniversary.

"Over the past 10 years, Power Chord Academy has evolved into the most
important pre-professional opportunity available for teen musicians,”
says Admissions Director Dave Wood.  “It’s amazing to witness the
creative efforts spawned from the dreams and individual life
experiences of our students.  2008 is going to be our biggest season ever and we
can’t wait to work with new young musicians from around the world.”

About Power Chord Academy:
Since its inception in 1998, Power Chord Academy has witnessed an
exponential growth directly attributable to the intrinsic value of the
acclaimed curriculum, where dedicated musicians ages 12-18 are put through
the most inspirational, educational, and intensive weeks of their young

PCA attendees experience a week of virtual rock stardom!   At Power
Chord Academy, music and creativity are larger than life.  Students
professionally record a CD single with an established producer, shoot an
MTV-caliber music video with a renowned director, and perform several huge
concerts for awestruck friends and family.  Students also receive
guidance, inspiration, technical pointers, and exclusive performances from
some of today’s most prominent and influential bands and industry
executives.  This is truly a dream experience for teen musicians.

Past PCA guests include: Yellowcard, Under the Influence of Giants,
Halifax, RX Bandits, Rise Against, the All-American Rejects, Unwritten
, The Donnas, Sugarcult, Bayside, Powerman 5000, Supersuckers, members
of 311, NIN drummer Chris Vrenna, The Mars Volta, New Found Glory,
P.O.D., Thrice, and special guests from MTV, Atlantic Records, ASCAP,
Atlantic Records, Epitaph Records, and many more!

2008 Power Chord Academy mystery guests will be announced shortly!

For complete information, please visit Power Chord Academy on the web