School Of Rock Opening Gowanus Location

A school that teaches kids how to strum, hum, shred and jam is coming to Gowanus.

School of Rock, an international franchise with more than 100 locations in the U.S. and beyond, will open an outpost at 327 Douglass St. next month, the neighborhood blog Pardon Me For Asking first reported.

The grand opening is set for March 22, said franchise owner Mike Addesso, a professional drummer who trained at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Addesso has been a teacher for School of Rock since 2007.

"The program is so cool," Addesso said. "It teaches kids social skills, musicianship, how to perform on stage — there are just so many things that kids get out of it."

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