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School of Rock Atlanta
2989 North Fulton Drive NE
Ste D
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 218-3105
  • Monday: 3 PM - 9 PM
  • Tuesday: 3 PM - 9 PM
  • Wednesday: 3 PM - 9 PM
  • Thursday: 3 PM - 9 PM
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM
  • Sunday: Closed

Music programs at School of Rock Atlanta combine one-on-one lessons with group band practices

Programs we offer

Rock 101 music program in Atlanta for kids and beginners
Rock 101
Ages 8-13

Rock 101 is one of School of Rock Atlanta's top programs for kids and beginners. Students have one weekly group rehearsal where they learn to play classic rock songs that have been simplified for beginner musicians. Additionally, Rock 101 students in Atlanta have a weekly private music lesson with an instructor who helps them learn the concepts and skills behind their performance songs.

What To Expect

The Path to Take the Stage

Our music programs for kids in Atlanta are designed to get students on stage performing, with the goal of building strong musical proficiency. Younger students at School of Rock Atlanta who have participated in the Rookies program can move to our Rock 101 music program once they’re ready. Additionally, students (typically ages 8 to 13-years-old) can begin Rock 101 without any prior experience. The goal of this rock program is to quickly develop a basic competence on students’ chosen instruments before moving on to our famous Performance Program.

Performance music program for teens in Atlanta
Ages 10-18

The Performance Program at School of Rock Atlanta is our hallmark music program, where tens of thousands of students enroll each year. It consists of a weekly group rehearsal where kids and teens learn by playing rock music's most iconic songs with a band composed of their peers. Students are assigned songs and parts that are tailored to them based on their age, experience and ability to learn new skills and concepts. Students then work through their parts in weekly private music lessons, refining the skills and concepts that those songs introduce. The goal of this curriculum is to prepare kids and teens for live performances. Every few months, School of Rock Atlanta Performance Program students take the stage and play at local Atlanta music venues in front of a live audience.

What To Expect

The Path to Take the Stage

School of Rock Atlanta's music programs for kids and teens are designed to inspire by getting students on stage and performing. All of our other music education programs focus on readying students for our famous Performance Program. This is where students develop incredible musical skills. Performance Program students have often gone through our Rock 101 program first or have some previous basic music experience. These young musicians will have custom development plans outlined by their instructors with key concepts reinforced during private lessons and group rehearsals, all with the goal of performing live at a Atlanta music venue.

Rookies music program for children in Atlanta
Ages 6-7

At School of Rock Atlanta, our music program for children with no previous musical experience (typically ages 6 to 7-years-old) is called Rookies. Rookies students have one weekly group music lesson where they learn fundamentals like chords, rhythm and song structure. Kids get to learn and experiment with multiple instruments so they can later decide which one they ultimately want to continue pursuing in Rock 101.

What To Expect

The Path to Take the Stage

All of our music programs are designed to inspire students to learn and develop a strong musical proficiency. At School of Rock Atlanta, younger students who are not ready for a more comprehensive program like Rock 101 can start in Rookies. Additionally, students who have completed the Little Wing program will progress into the Rookies music program. No prior musical experience is needed for Rookies. Once your child is ready for private music lessons (typically older than first or second graders), they will graduate into our Rock 101 program.

Age 12 and over

Our Songwriting program for kids and teens teaches the fundamentals of songwriting, arrangement and music theory, and helps students compose original works.  At School of Rock Atlanta, songwriting students receive one weekly private lesson where they learn concepts, technique and theory on an instrument of their choice. These principles are then applied in a weekly group lesson where students work together on songwriting exercises and lyrical workshops.  Every few months, Songwriting students take the stage to perform or band together to record their original songs.

What to Expect
  • 1 weekly private lesson
  • 1 weekly group lesson

The Path to Take the Stage

Our Songwriting program for kids and teens in Atlanta is designed to create musical proficiency through the creation of original music. Students at School of Rock Atlanta who have completed our Rock 101 program can move to our Songwriting program once they’re ready. Additionally, new students who have prior experience with and basic knowledge of an instrument can also begin Songwriting. The program culminates with a live showcase where students perform their original compositions in bands at a local music venue. Students taking the Songwriting Program online will remotely record their original songs to produce a demo of the class's music.

Remote student playing guitar
All Ages

At School of Rock Atlanta, our students can take online, one-on-one music instruction from the comfort of their homes. We call this program School of Rock Remote. This online music program contains weekly one-on-one instruction conducted by our expert School of Rock instructors in a safe virtual lesson room.
Students will receive their training using our proprietary education program, The School of Rock Method™, which couples live video lessons with our proprietary Method App™, SongFirst Approach™ and Method Books™. 

What To Expect


All of our music programs for kids, teens, and adults are designed to help students gain amazing musical proficiency. School of Rock’s online music lesson program is no exception. Online guitar lessons, online piano lessons, online drum lessons, online singing lessons and online bass guitar lessons are all offered through the School of Rock Remote online program.

Adult music program in Atlanta for students over 18
Adult Program
Ages 18+

School of Rock Atlanta's Adult Program is for students over 18 years old who are looking to either improve their musical proficiency or pick up an instrument with no prior musical experience. As with most School of Rock music programs, the Adult Program uses a performance-based music education approach. This means the curriculum focuses on learning music concepts and applying them in a live performance setting. Our Adult Music Program includes one weekly private music lesson and a weekly group rehearsal. Every student at School of Rock Atlanta is placed in a band of fellow adults and then assigned specific songs as a way of learning key music concepts and skills. Adult students then take the stage to play at a live show in Atlanta.

What To Expect

The Path to Take the Stage

All of our music programs are designed to inspire by getting students on stage and performing, with the goal of building strong musical proficiency along the way. The School of Rock Atlanta Adult Program is open to all experience levels and each student will follow a customized learning plan developed by their instructor. Adult students will work together during rehearsal to prepare for a live performance at a real rock venue in Atlanta.

House Band program for gigging at local venues in Atlanta
House Band
Age 17 and Under

The School of Rock Atlanta House Band music program gives students under 18 the opportunity to join a gigging band composed of fellow musicians from their school. These students perform additional live shows throughout the year. All students in the Performance Program have the opportunity to audition for a spot in School of Rock Atlanta's House Band. Once selected, House Band members become leaders in their School of Rock community and perform live shows at GA rock venues throughout the year.

What To Expect

The Path to Take the Stage

Performance is the core of School of Rock's educational approach. Therefore, we create additional opportunities for students to perform on stages throughout Atlanta and the rest of GA. The House Band music program allows each school's most talented students the opportunity to join a band and play routinely in front of live audiences. Once a member, students will gain real music experience associated with gigging musicians and will become leaders and mentors inside the School of Rock community.

The AllStars national tour features the best child and teen musicians
Age 17 and Under

The School of Rock AllStars Tour takes the very best students from around the world and sends them on a nationwide summer tour across the United States. Less than 1% of School of Rock students are selected each year to represent School of Rock as an AllStar. All Performance Program students are eligible to audition for this prestigious program. The intensive audition process starts off with video submissions followed by live auditions. Once selected, AllStar students will have an authentic touring experience including traveling on a tour bus, doing tour publicity and starring in nightly performances at famous venues and festivals during a two-week tour.

What To Expect

The Path to Take the Stage

Becoming an AllStar is the highest level of achievement for a School of Rock student. They play on legendary stages large and small, including The Knitting Factory, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, The Troubadour and Lollapalooza. AllStar students often go on to have accomplished careers in the music industry. Former AllStars have gone on to become touring artists, star in Broadway musicals, get signed to record deals, become finalists on talent competitions like "The Voice" and "American Idol" and have other notable roles in the music industry.

Music Lessons in Atlanta

Kid learns to play guitar at School of Rock Atlanta

Guitar Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Guitar Lessons for Kids

At School of Rock Annapolis, we offer beginner guitar lessons for kids. Our expert guitar instructors guide your child from start to finish with private instruction and weekly group band rehearsals. Every instructor at School of Rock Atlanta is an experienced musician, and they emphasize foundational music theory and technique when teaching guitar lessons to kids. Unlike other Atlanta guitar lessons and programs, School of Rock is designed to get students performing in a band.

Beginner Guitar Lessons for Adults

It’s never too late to learn to play the guitar. Similar to our kids guitar lessons, School of Rock Annapolis' beginner guitar lessons for adults utilizes a performance-based curriculum. Our experienced instructors teach adult students through popular rock songs, and teach students to play guitar in a way that’s challenging and fun. We believe the best way to learn is by doing, which is why we combine weekly private guitar lessons with group band rehearsals. At School of Rock Annapolis, we teach beginner guitar lessons for adults in our Adult Program. This program gets students performing onstage at a local Annapolis venue.

Key Concepts
  • Technique
  • Solos
  • Chords
  • Theory

Intermediate to Advanced Guitar Lessons

As students gain skills and experience, we move them along to more challenging programs at higher skill levels. Intermediate and advanced students take the skills they learned in beginner guitar lessons, and layer on more difficult techniques and concepts. School of Rock Annapolis offers advanced guitar lessons for kids and adults that teach by playing challenging classic rock songs and emphasize playing the guitar in a real music venue. Our Annapolis guitar teachers will work with each student to develop a custom learning plan.

Kids learn to drum at School of Rock Atlanta

Drum Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Drum Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Atlanta is the best option for anyone looking to learn the drums. Our beginner drum lessons get kids behind the drum kit and on their way to taking the stage. That’s why at School of Rock Atlanta we combine private drum lessons for beginners with weekly band rehearsals—it prepares students to perform live. With years of experience teaching drums in Atlanta, our drum instructors teach beginner drum students core techniques, including how to groove, play rudiments and more.

Beginner Drum Lessons for Adults

Our drum lessons for adults are designed to accommodate all skill levels. At School of Rock Atlanta, our beginner drum lessons for adults are built for musicians with little to no experience. We teach adults using the same core performance-based education philosophy as our drum lessons for kids—performing with a band accelerates the learning process. Adult students will perform live at a venue in Atlanta. Unlike other Atlanta drum lessons for beginners, School of Rock combines private drum lessons with weekly band rehearsals so students are ready to play in front of real, live audiences.

Key Concepts

Intermediate to Advanced Drum Lessons

More experienced to advanced drum students need a drum lesson curriculum that builds upon foundational skills and continues to grow musical proficiency. That’s why at School of Rock Atlanta, our drum lessons are customized for each student and his or her goals. Our Atlanta drum instructors integrate more complex techniques and concepts—intermediary grooves, shifts, meters and more—into a student's individual lessons and group band rehearsal, and will also select more difficult songs for his or her live performances.


Kid learns to sing at School of Rock Atlanta

Singing Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Singing Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Atlanta offers beginner singing lessons for kids. Our unique, performance-based approach develops students' musical proficiency by preparing them to perform live. At School of Rock Atlanta, our vocal coaches are practicing musicians who integrate key music fundamentals—breathing, posture and more—into a curriculum based on performing with a band. Each week, beginner singing students participate in a private singing lesson and a band rehearsal.

Beginner Singing Lessons for Adults

School of Rock Atlanta teaches adults how to sing in our innovative Adult Program. Students develop vocal skills at a challenging pace designed to help you see results with every singing lesson. Adult vocalists learn how to keep tempo, stay on-key and master advanced vocal techniques for a powerful and healthy voice. Our curriculum teaches students how to sing by using popular rock songs that emphasize key concepts. Each week, Adult Program students have a private singing lesson for beginners and group band rehearsal.

Key Concepts

Intermediate to Advanced Singing Lessons

At School of Rock Atlanta, our singing lessons for kids and adults are designed to help our students reach a high degree of musical proficiency. Intermediate and advanced singers take skills learned from previous singing lessons and layer on more difficult techniques and concepts. Our advanced singing lessons teach students to sing by performing popular rock songs that illustrate a specific vocal concept or technique. We pair weekly private singing lessons with weekly band rehearsals with the goal of getting musicians to perform live in Atlanta.

Kid learns to play bass at School of Rock Atlanta

Bass Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Bass Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Atlanta offers beginner bass guitar lessons for kids that blend weekly private instruction with weekly band rehearsals. This performance-based approach results in a high level of musical proficiency because it engages and inspires students. Every School of Rock bass instructor is a practicing musician in Atlanta and teaches bass lessons for kids that get great results. Beginners learn to play bass guitar by using popular rock songs that illustrate key concepts and techniques.

Beginner Bass Lessons for Adults

Adults looking to learn bass guitar can enroll in School of Rock’s Adult Program. No experience is necessary in our beginner bass guitar lessons for adults. At School of Rock Atlanta, our experienced, local bass guitar instructors have the patience and skills to help adult students gain musical proficiency. As with all School of Rock music programs, our bass guitar lessons for adults ciriculum is performance-based, and include both weekly private instruction and weekly band rehearsals.

Key Concepts
  • TONE

Intermediate to Advanced Bass Lessons

Our intermediate to advanced bass guitar lessons teach Atlanta students the skills they need to become the backbone of a band. Students take skills from previous bass lessons and layer on more difficult techniques and concepts. At School of Rock Atlanta, our bass instructors use popular rock songs as a way of teaching students advanced concepts and techniques. We pair weekly private bass lessons with weekly band rehearsals to inspire and engage students throughout the learning process.

Kid learns to play piano at School of Rock Atlanta

Keyboard Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Keyboard Lessons for Kids

At School of Rock we teach differently than other music schools in Atlanta. Our curriculum is performance-based, meaning that we prepare students to perform. Our piano lessons for beginners combine weekly private instruction with weekly band rehearsals. At School of Rock Atlanta, our beginner keyboard lessons for kids take key concepts and music fundamentals—finger placement, scales, key differentiation and more—and teach them through popular rock songs. This approach inspires and engages students, which results in attaining a high level of musical proficiency. Our piano teachers have years of experience teaching music in the Atlanta area, and know how to coach and motivate students of any skill level to play the keyboard.

Beginner Keyboard Lessons for Adults

The School of Rock Atlanta Adult Program puts beginner keyboard students in a band. Adult Program students in the Atlanta area learn to play piano through a combination of weekly private beginner piano lessons and weekly band rehearsals. At School of Rock, our piano lessons give adult students the chance to perform in a band at local Atlanta music venues, taking them out of the classroom and onto the stage.

Key Concepts
  • TONE

Intermediate to Advanced Keyboard Lessons

At School of Rock Atlanta, our keyboard lessons for kids and adults are designed to help students get results. Intermediate and advanced students take skills learned from beginner keyboard lessons and layer on more advanced piano techniques with concepts. Our local keyboard instructors are all practicing musicians in Atlanta, and use popular rock songs as a way of teaching complex skills. We pair weekly private piano lessons with weekly band rehearsals to inspire and engage students throughout the learning process.

Our Experienced Music Teachers

All of School of Rock Atlanta’s music teachers are experienced musicians devoted to helping students attain musical proficiency. Our instructors guide students one-on-one to personalize learning, inspire confidence and build social skills.

Linda Levine Guitar Teacher

Linda Levine was born into a musical family, and started playing the piano by ear at age three. As a child, she took piano lessons for three years and drum lessons for four years, and then, at age 14, discovered the guitar. She taught herself to play the guitar in order to join a school guitar club, and has considered it her main instrument ever since. In the 12th grade, she started studying jazz guitar and theory at a small music school in Johnston, R.I. In college, Linda studied jazz guitar, theory, composition and ear-training at the Mannes Conservatory of Music in New York City, where she also learned to play the bass guitar.

After leaving college, Linda took a luthiery (guitar building) course at the Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery in Phoenix, AZ and earned a Certificate of Luthiery. She then moved to Jerusalem, Israel, where she lived for 10 years, teaching guitar and performing with a variety of other musicians and bands. While living in Israel, she also played bass and banjo on the all-women's band Tofa'ah's first album, and recorded an album of original folk-style songs.

Since moving back to the U.S., Linda has taught private guitar, bass, banjo, ukulele and keyboard lessons, as well as music classes for preschoolers, and has performed with various musicians and bands. She currently plays guitar, bass and keys with the BadAsh Allstars. As a guitar teacher at School of Rock Atlanta, Linda tries to find out how each student learns best, and tailors lessons to meet the needs, interests and learning styles of each student.
Drum Teacher Asaf Frias

Asaf Frias Drum Teacher

Asaf Frias has been drumming for over a decade and is passionate about sharing his knowledge with his students. At the age of seven he fell in love with drumming one day when he ran into a drum circle. He'd never witnessed such an uplifting experience, and it caused him to seek more of that incomparable energy. After a few years of being self-taught he joined percussion in school, where he participated in symphonic band, marching band, pep band, jazz band, and percussion ensemble. For his great dedication, hard work, and musicianship he was awarded the Louis Armstrong Award. He later studied with drummers Chris Burroughs, J-rod Sullivan, Marco Cirigliano, and Benzel Baltimore, and is an Atlanta Institute of Music Drum Alumni. He is currently the drummer for National touring band Coletta and Artist Ricardo y Emmanuel.

Jake Handley Guitar Teacher

Hailing from the island of Oahu, Jake Handley is an instructor who is equally knowledgable and passionate. After viewing the cinematic masterpiece "School of Rock," Jake embarked upon a lifelong journey to master the guitar. In his early years, he studied under Coy Bowles of the Zac Brown Band and subsequently continued his training with Johnny McGowan through his late teens. Jake has a strong foundation in blues, punk and surf rock. Some primary influences include Stevie Ray Vaughn, The Clash and The B-52s. With over 10 years of professional experience and collaboration in the industry, Jake is certified to inspire the minds of aspiring musicians. He is a guitar teacher at School of Rock Atlanta.
Guitar Teacher Joe Monticello

Joe Monticello Guitar Teacher

Joe studied classical guitar at Valdosta State University. With over 20 years of experience playing in several bands under his belt, music is now his means of expressing himself, and he strives to help each student find their own way of expressing themselves through music.
Bass Guitar Teacher Sean Hartley

Sean Hartley Bass Guitar Teacher

Sean is a multi instrumentalist bending the boundaries of musicality across genres. For the last 20 years, Sean has performed in a variety of acts across The United States, based primarily in Florida and Georgia. His major performance outlets have included Antelope: a tribute to phish, Come Back Alice, Broke Mr. Jones, and he currently tours in the Southeast alongside his high energy, psychedelic bluegrass band “Tire Fire.”
Singing Teacher Morgan Lett

Morgan Lett Singing Teacher

Morgan grew up singing in church and still does to this day. She continues her education in music management at Georgia State University while perfecting her technical abilities and unique sound. Morgan has begun to master performing live shows, recording in studio sessions, and directing others through voice. Morgan’s purpose for her music is to inspire others to dream big!
Jordy Quinn Studio Coordinator

Jordy Quinn Studio Coordinator

Jordy started playing drums at 14 years old when he joined his high school's marching band. He has now been playing in several different bands for the past 10 years while continuing to mastering his instrument. Now promoted to Studio Coordinator for School of Rock Atlanta, Jordy is here to help students find their musical passion just like he was inspired to find his.

School of Rock is where music and learning come together

For over twenty years, our amazing instructors have transformed hundreds of thousands of students across the world into skilled musicians. Become a musician at School of Rock.


It's building students' confidence.

Instructors meet the students where they are from a skill perspective. The program helps build their confidence.

School of Rock promotes teamwork.

It has provided an avenue for my son to explore his passion of music. He is not only honing his skills as a musician but he is also learning how to work with others on a team by playing in a band.

Such knowledgeable instructors.

We love the welcoming staff. Our daughter is loving her drum lessons and learning fast. We're very impressed!

Thanks for connecting students with music!

I like the instruction and the performance group program. It really connects the child to the music!