Elk Grove & Sacramento Music Lessons – Swap screen time for stage time!

School of Rock Elk Grove – Swap screen time for stage time.

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These days, virtual experiences get passed off as the real thing. But not here. At School of Rock, kids have real fun learning. Here they play actual instruments, not game controllers. Here, garage band is a thing kids form, not simply download. And here’s where they can develop the confidence and charisma that wins them real followers, not just the online kind. So what’s better for your kids — screen time, or stage time?

Our Approach

The conventional way to teach music? Push students to master musical concepts before letting them play music they like. But we’re unconventional: Here students start by learning to play and perform songs that inspire them. In the process, they learn the music theory that they need to get better. Build the confidence that comes from being onstage. Discover the ability to work with others. And enjoy the friendships and sense of belonging that come with being in a band. It’s that approach that’s made School of Rock the world’s largest music education company.

Our Programs

We believe incredible things happen when kids get together onstage. That’s why performance is at the core of everything we teach. It’s the best way for kids to learn music, and a clear path for them to develop skills that will help them in all aspects of life. Skills like collaboration, which we foster by integrating students of various skill levels in every band we form. This promotes mentorship and leadership in more advanced players and accelerates the progress of beginners. And regardless of skill level or age, all of our students learn one thing above all: How to have fun playing music.

Our Lessons

At School of Rock, kids can learn to play whatever interests them: guitar, drums, bass, or piano/keyboard. We also offer singing/vocal lessons. But no matter what kids choose to learn, our goal is the same: To do everything possible to encourage their passion for music and their love of performing. That’s how we believe music should be taught — and why our kids can’t wait for school to be in session.

We are located at 9045 Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95624 and offer the very best guitar, bass, keyboard, vocal, and drums lessons / rehearsals. Contact us: 916-500-ROCK elkgrove@schoolofrock.com – www.facebook.com/schoolofrockelkgrovehttp://locations.schoolofrock.com/elkgrove

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School of Rock Elk Grove’s 2017 Grand Opening – Performance Based Music School

Its official! School of Rock Elk Grove had their highly anticipated Grand Opening on July 29th, 2017. From our guitar smashing, San Ramon School of Rock house band, and demo trials the event was a smashing success. Pictures are worth a 1,000 words, so you decide. For more info please check out our site below.

 

We are located at 9045 Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95624 and offer guitar, bass, keyboard, vocal, and drums lessons / rehearsals. Contact us: 916-500-ROCK elkgrove@schoolofrock.com – www.facebook.com/schoolofrockelkgrovehttp://locations.schoolofrock.com/elkgrove

Our PERFORMANCE-BASED APPROACH develops both their confidence & musicianship.

Through our performance-based approach to music instruction, School of Rock students are more inspired to learn, more motivated to excel and more confident as a result.

We believe the best way to learn music is to play music. We take students from the lesson room to the stage, developing both their confidence and musicianship with programs designed for all skill levels.

School of Rock teaches guitar, bass, vocals, keyboards, drums and combines weekly private music instruction and group band rehearsals to prepare students to take the stage in front of live audiences in an authentic concert setting.

To date our students have played thousands of concerts, to more than 100,000 people, at such legendary venues as CBGB’s, The Trocadero, The Knitting Factory, The Whiskey, The Roxy, The Experience Music Project, The Big Easy and BB King’s Blues Club in Times Square. We have also had the great fortune to be able to perform at music festivals from Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits, to Zappanale in Bad Doberan, Germany.

Our immersive method inspires our students to be their best. We get them playing music as quickly as possible because we know that is what they want to do. As a result our students become more interested in the theory of music.

We deliver an authentic experience using professional equipment, a staff of seasoned musicians, and performances on real rock stages, at real rock venues in front of real live audiences.

Our instructors live to play and play to live. They are experienced professional musicians that can instruct students on the finer points of their instrument, while at the same time educating them on everything that goes into putting on a great live show.

We teach and perform music that our students love to play and our audiences love to hear. From the fundamental roots of rock and roll through classic rock, funk, reggae, heavy metal, alternative, indie and prog rock – we share, engage and celebrate it all.

School of Rock 2016 KIA Sedona Rocks SEMA

All over the country there are some insanely awesome School of Rock tour vehicles, but this one might take the cake! Check out the this 2016 KIA Sedona that was built for the 2016 SEMA Car Show.

KIA partnered with School of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education, Kia turned over a Sedona minivan to LGE-CTS, set a creative session with all the concerned parties and the School of Rock Sedona gig van was born. This rolling recording studio features everything aspiring musicians crave: a studio, a place to chill and a completely hands-free way of transporting the band to the next gig. The stunning hand-painted School of Rock imagery hides the strong bones of the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ and NHTSA 5-Star rated Sedona so parents can be assured their kids will make it to the show safely and with more than 180 locations, School of Rock plans to hit the road in style to perform at various shows with their talented musicians.

School of Rock Elk Grove will be rolling out our own set of wheels that will not be as shiny as this KIA, but will have the nostalgia great music does. It will be equipped with hand painted daisy’s and a little rust.

We are located at 9045 Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95624 and offer guitar, bass, keyboard, vocal, and drums lessons / rehearsals. Contact us: 916-500-ROCK elkgrove@schoolofrock.com

 

 

School of Rock Elk Grove Attends 2016 Elk Grove Multicultural Festival

The 2016 Elk Grove Multicultural Festival was a great event for School of Rock Elk Grove. We had a huge turnout and the local community loved our unique music programs that include, guitar lessons, bass lessons, vocal lessons, piano lessons, and drum lessons. For more detailed information on our programs visit our website at: http://schoolofrock.com/performance-program

The attendees learned about other cultures through music, art, food, entertainment and more.  Many different foods options on site, and more than 35 Corvettes at the car show, participated in the Taste of Diversity Cooking  Contest. Everyone celebrated the diversity in our Elk Grove community. School of Rock Elk Grove is excited to be part of this community. Hope you enjoy the event photos.

We are located at 9045 Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95624 and offer guitar, bass, keyboard, vocal, and drums lessons / rehearsals. Contact us: 916-500-ROCK elkgrove@schoolofrock.com

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School of Rock Elk Grove – Historic Renovation Video

Every now and then, a good story needs a good video. School of Rock in Elk Grove, CA is planning to open this fall. Currently we are renovating a 123 year old historic Odd Fellows building in Old Town Elk Grove, CA (9045 Elk Grove Blvd.). Many decades have passed since someone has seen the beauty in this building, but we are bringing all that back. The School of Rock is an incredible place for inspiring young musicians and this historic building is just going to add to that. A special thanks to Johnny Huscher for the great video production. – www.jhuscher.com – Music by: The JV Allstars

We are located at 9045 Elk Grove Blvd Elk Grove, CA 95624 and offer guitar, bass, keyboard, vocal, and drums lessons / rehearsals. Contact us: 916-500-ROCK elkgrove@schoolofrock.com

School of Rock Elk Grove, California offers an Adult Performance Program

School of Rock Elk Grove, California offers Adult Performance Program where adult students get individual lessons on guitar, bass, drums, keys and vocals along with weekly band rehearsals. Whether you are an experienced musician looking to get back on stage or just learning for the first time, it’s time to grab your guitar, warm up those vocals, and prepare to rock. With School of Rock’s Adult Program, you will learn from our amazing staff of professional musicians, meet cool people, and take the stage at a great rock venue in your community.

We are located at 9045 Elk Grove Blvd Elk Grove, CA 95624 and offer guitar, bass, keyboard, vocal, and drums lessons / rehearsals. Contact us: 916-500-ROCK elkgrove@schoolofrock.com

AllStars Programs – An epic rock experience like no other

The AllStars Program – Once a student has a few shows under their belt, they may have the opportunity to audition for our most prestigious honor, The School of Rock AllStars.  AllStars represent the best of the best students from our global network of schools. Each Summer the AllStars embark on a tour complete with tour buses and multiple live shows throughout the country. They are simply some of the best young musicians in the country and have performed at Red Rocks, Lollapalooza, Hangout Music Fest, NAMM, Gathering of the Vibes, Austin City Limits, BB Kings, CBGB, and countless others. AllStars have shared the stage with Jon Anderson from Yes, Alice Cooper, Earl Slick, Peter Frampton, Eddie Vedder, KT Tunstall, Joe Lynn Turner, John Wetton, Slash, Robbie Krieger, Michael Anthony, and Dave Stewart just to name a few. This is one of the most incredible summer experience.

Once selected through our audition process, School of Rock AllStars can expect:

  • Real-world performances where they can shine in their chosen medium: guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, and/or vocals
  • Killer collaboration by jamming with their band
  • A summer full of cool experiences with old and new friends
  • Practical learning on-the-go
  • Development of advanced instrumental techniques
  • An epic rock experience like no other

We are located in Elk Grove, CA and offer guitar, bass, keyboard, vocal, and drums lessons / rehearsals. Contact us: 916-500-ROCK – elkgrove@schoolofrock.com

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Be happy and play music. Guitar, Bass, Drum, Vocal, and Keyboard Lesson in Elk Grove, CA

Be happy and play music. What people are saying about School of Rock.

School of Rock is the best thing we have done for our three children. They learn self-confidence, teamwork, and musicianship in an environment that is safe and free of the typical age-barrier restrictions that are often inherent in other student activities. The youngest and oldest kids in the school work together and everyone is an equal on stage. I wish other youth activities were as welcoming. ”Tony C., parent, Great Valley, PA

“I can’t tell you what an enriching experience this has been for our whole family and especially for Josh. The instructors there were so much more than teachers for Josh, they were his idols and his role models. It has been an amazing time, and I know that as Josh gets older he will look back on all the memories he made at the SOR fondly. You have created something special there, and I hope you understand what an impact your efforts have had on the lives of these children.Thank you for everything!” ”Tim Gallagher, Father of School of Rock Denver student

“School of Rock has taught me how to perform in public with self-confidence.”— Dan, 18, Downingtown, PA

“You want your kid to be passionate about something, whether it be sports, scouts, dance or whatever. School of Rock does this for my son. We have discovered a talent we didn’t know he had. My son would live at School of Rock if he could. We’ve already recommended the program to several friends. ”Susan Snyder, Clifton, VA

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School of Rock Elk Grove’s Performance Program is the premiere music education experience for young musicians.

At School of Rock Elk Grove, we provide our students the premier music education experience. Our students blossom in unimaginable ways! Our performance program gives every kid (age 11-18) who participates the opportunity to work with a team and perform live in front of an audience. And along the way, they learn to work toward a goal, go outside their comfort zone, and perform a live rock show!

Each season, students hone their music skills by learning some of the greatest songs in rock and roll history. The program culminates with a real performance in a local music venue, where students get to jam on stage with their classmates.

Students at School of Rock have the opportunity to perform at some of the best stages in the country–Lollapalooza, Gathering of the Vibes, Summerfest, Red Rocks and more.

Past student programs have included roof-raising tributes to Pink Floyd’s The Wall, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, AC/DC, Best of the 80s, Punk Rock, Devo, Frank Zappa, Queen, and many more.

Please like our School of Rock Elk Grove Facebook page and see the exciting process of building one of the coolest music schools in Northern California. Call or email us for more information: elkgrove@schoolofrock.com or 916-500-ROCK

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School of Rock musicians perform on stage at SummerFest in Milwaukee, Saturday, June 29, 2013. (Photo by J.Geil | Chicago PhotoPress)