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School of Rock Boca Raton
141 NW 20th St. Suite F1 and F2
Boca Raton, FL 33431
(561) 430-2411

Location Specifics

Located just east of FAU. Inside University Shops Plaza.

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Hours
  • Monday: 2 PM - 9 PM
  • Tuesday: 2 PM - 9 PM
  • Wednesday: 2 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Thursday: 2 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: 10 AM - 4 PM
  • Sunday: Closed

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

School of Rock Boca Raton serves the Boca Raton, Florida community with quality music classes taught by experienced musicians. Guitar, piano, ukulele, piano, violin, and vocals are particularly popular here, but students are taught everything from bass to keyboard, drums and more. Students can learn a variety of music styles, including ones beloved in the area like indie and classic rock, rap, blues, and pop. Students may also receive the opportunity to perform at local venues like The Funky Biscuit, Crazy Uncle Mikes, and the Mizner Park Amphitheater.

Programs we offer

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

Rock 101 is one of School of Rock Boca Raton'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 Boca Raton have a weekly private music lesson with an instructor who helps them learn the concepts and skills behind their performance songs.

What To Expect
  • 1 WEEKLY PRIVATE LESSON
  • 1 WEEKLY GROUP REHEARSAL

The Path to Take the Stage

Our music programs for kids in Boca Raton are designed to get students on stage performing, with the goal of building strong musical proficiency. Younger students at School of Rock Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton
Performance
Ages 8-18

The Performance Program at School of Rock Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton Performance Program students take the stage and play at local Boca Raton music venues in front of a live audience.

What To Expect
  • 1 WEEKLY PRIVATE LESSON
  • 1 WEEKLY GROUP REHEARSAL

The Path to Take the Stage

School of Rock Boca Raton'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 Boca Raton music venue.

Little Wing music program for toddlers and preschoolers in Boca Raton
Little Wing
Ages 3-5

At School of Rock Boca Raton our Little Wing music program for preschoolers and toddlers teaches students foundational music skills by playing games and participating in other interactive musical activities. Little Wing students have one weekly group music lesson in which they use classic rock songs to learn about rhythm, song structure, melody and dynamics through play.

What To Expect
  • 1 WEEKLY GROUP LESSON
  • USE HAND PERCUSSION & OTHER TOOLS TO LEARN RHYTHM PATTERNS & MUSIC SYNTAX

The Path to Take the Stage

The Little Wing music program is the first step in a young musician's journey. At School of Rock Boca Raton, toddlers and preschoolers who show an interest in music should start with Little Wing. As they get older, they will progress into the Rookies program, followed by Rock 101 and the Performance Program.

Rookies music program for children in Boca Raton
Rookies
Ages 6-7

At School of Rock Boca Raton, 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
  • 1 WEEKLY GROUP LESSON
  • USE OF SIMPLIFIED ROCK INSTRUMENTS TO TEACH KIDS TO PLAY MUSIC

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 Boca Raton, 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.

Songwriting
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 Boca Raton, 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 Boca Raton is designed to create musical proficiency through the creation of original music. Students at School of Rock Boca Raton 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
Online
All Ages

At School of Rock Boca Raton, 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
  • ONE WEEKLY 1-ON-1 LESSON
  • LESSONS CONDUCTED USING SECURE VIDEO TECHNOLOGY

THE PATH TO TAKE THE STAGE

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 Boca Raton for students over 18
Adult Program
Ages 18+

School of Rock Boca Raton'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 Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton.

What To Expect
  • 1 WEEKLY PRIVATE LESSON
  • 1 WEEKLY GROUP REHEARSAL

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 Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton.

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

The School of Rock Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton's House Band. Once selected, House Band members become leaders in their School of Rock community and perform live shows at FL rock venues throughout the year.

What To Expect
  • A GIGGING MUSICIAN'S EXPERIENCE
  • FREQUENT LIVE PERFORMANCES IN COMMUNITY

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 Boca Raton and the rest of FL. 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
AllStars
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
  • A MULTI-CITY, COUNTRY-WIDE MUSIC TOUR EXPERIENCE
  • PERFORMING ON SOME OF THE BIGGEST AND MOST FAMOUS STAGES IN THE WORLD

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 Boca Raton

Kid learns to play guitar at School of Rock Boca Raton

Guitar Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Guitar Lessons for Kids

At School of Rock Boca Raton, 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 Boca Raton is an experienced musician, and they emphasize foundational music theory and technique when teaching guitar lessons to kids. Unlike other Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton's 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 Boca Raton, we teach beginner guitar lessons for adults in our Adult Program. This program gets students performing onstage at a local Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton guitar teachers will work with each student to develop a custom learning plan.

Kids learn to drum at School of Rock Boca Raton

Drum Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Drum Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton we combine private drum lessons for beginners with weekly band rehearsals—it prepares students to perform live. With years of experience teaching drums in Boca Raton, 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 Boca Raton, 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 Boca Raton. Unlike other Boca Raton 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
  • RUDIMENTS
  • TIME SIGNATURES
  • TECHNIQUE
  • GROOVE

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 Boca Raton, our drum lessons are customized for each student and his or her goals. Our Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton

Singing Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Singing Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton, 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 Boca Raton 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
  • TECHNIQUE
  • HARMONY
  • POWER
  • READING

Intermediate to Advanced Singing Lessons

At School of Rock Boca Raton, 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 Boca Raton.

Kid learns to play bass at School of Rock Boca Raton

Bass Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Bass Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton, 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
  • GROOVE
  • TECHNIQUE
  • THEORY
  • TONE

Intermediate to Advanced Bass Lessons

Our intermediate to advanced bass guitar lessons teach Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton, 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 Boca Raton

Keyboard Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Keyboard Lessons for Kids

At School of Rock we teach differently than other music schools in Boca Raton. 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 Boca Raton, 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 Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton Adult Program puts beginner keyboard students in a band. Adult Program students in the Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton music venues, taking them out of the classroom and onto the stage.

Key Concepts
  • TECHNIQUE
  • TONE
  • THEORY
  • READING

Intermediate to Advanced Keyboard Lessons

At School of Rock Boca Raton, 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 Boca Raton, 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 Boca Raton’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.

Co-Owner Darek Bloch

Darek Bloch Co-Owner

Darek Bloch found and fell in love with the School of Rock concept over 7 years ago. He started as a multi-instrumentalist instructor and soon became General Manager. After running the school for 5 years, Darek was promoted to partner and co-owner in 2020. Darek has been active in the music scene for the last 15 years, performing around South Florida in several bands. You may catch him in his local rock band around town. Darek has performed at such venues as Meyer Amphitheater, West Palm Beach to High Dive in Gainesville, as well as Miami, Ft Lauderdale and more. Darek works diligently to create a welcoming, safe, and unique musical atmosphere at the School of Rock Boca Raton. Darek loves to share his passion for music and performance to educate the future generation of young musicians!
Studio Coordinator Lexi Wasserfall

Lexi Wasserfall Studio Coordinator

Lexi has been supporting the School of Rock Boca students, staff and families through public events and local shows for the last four years. She became our studio coordinator officially in November 2019. Lexi loves to keep a safe, fun and supportive family style environment, while keeping track of scheduling and checking in our students. You can always find Lexi upfront with a cup of coffee and an eager mind for the next book recommendation you may have (she will also accept pet photos and in return share the latest photos of her dog Mylo). Lexi takes pride in matching new students with the right instructor in order to take the rock experience to a whole new level. She can’t wait to welcome you in person and into our constantly growing family.
Drum Teacher

Nick Constable Drum Teacher Nick Constable

Nick is a 21 year old drummer from Boynton Beach. He started his musical journey at School of Rock, so he knows the ropes and can set you up for success the best way possible! Nick will teach songs from ABBA to ZZ Top. Nick will go over music theory and reading to help you be the best drummer you can be!
Assistant Music Director, Drum Teacher Garrett Kealer

Garrett Kealer Assistant Music Director, Drum Teacher

A multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter based in Boca Raton, Florida, Garrett Kealer is the front man and chief songwriter for his Indie Pop/Alternative project, Stumble Steady, and drummer for Alternative band, Rogue Theory.

Upon holding drumsticks for the first time, Garrett Kealer knew he wanted to be a musician. Between taking lessons, incessantly practicing, and listening to as much music as he possibly could, Kealer honed his craft and began to develop the sounds and experiences heard on countless projects. He took lessons with Grammy-nominated percussionist Brian Slawson before attending Florida Atlantic University where he studied music and learned how to produce. With the acquisition of his bachelor’s degree in commercial music, Kealer set his sights on writing and performing professionally.

Kealer has performed with such groups and artists as Rogue Theory, Stumble Steady, Slim Gambill of Lady A, Del Pelson, Fireside Prophets, Mylo Ranger, and many others. Kealer has supported acts such as Young The Giant, Bear Hands, Joywave, Collie Buddz, Steel Pulse, Zach Deputy, Tiz McNamara, and others. He has performed in notable events and venues such as 104.3 The Shark’s Undertow Jam 2016, The Winter NAMM Show 2019, Mizner Park Amphitheater, and Culture Room.

Today, Kealer continues to tour and release music with Stumble Steady and Rogue Theory.
Music Director John Frasca

John Frasca Music Director

John Frasca is the Music Director of School of Rock Boca Raton. As a guitarist with a BA in Commercial Music, and 15 years of performing in projects of all genres (yes, even country), he loves to share his experience and passion for music and art with his students.

Guitarist and songwriter, John Frasca has been performing, producing and recording music for about 15 years. He currently performs as a guitarist in Rogue Theory, a national performing band, as well as local acts: In Progress and Stumble Steady.

John was offered his first guitar at 8 years old, but never actually picked it up until he was 16. This remains the largest regret of his life. Despite his late start, once he started playing, he decided that he would never stop. Despite failing the audition multiple times, he eventually majored in Commercial Music Technology at Florida Atlantic University, graduating cum laude and as one of the most versatile guitarists in the program.

Along with his current projects, John has also performed with a variety of other artists across multiple genres including: Needless to Say, Mainstreet Dreamers, Michael Constantino, CrossWalk, and Systematic Attack, along with recording credits on multiple tracks.

Notable performances of John’s include Warped Tour 2009, recurring performances at the NAMM Show in California and in Nashville, Moonfest, Culture Room, and numerous city events. He has also been flown out of the country and requested for A-list parties and events.
Bass Guitar Teacher, Guitar Teacher, Piano Teacher Sean Olsen

Sean Olsen Bass Guitar Teacher, Guitar Teacher, Piano Teacher

Sean began his musical journey at 2 years old showing a profound attachment to music. Playing drums recreationally at this age was his favorite thing to do. Only a handful of years later at the age of 6 he began playing the piano. Learning skills, techniques, and compositional training gave him a competent outlook on music. Coincidentally, Sean found himself taking guitar lessons at the School of Rock Coral Springs location. Sean had a variety of different guitar instructors but staying with Dean “Mike” Haddox for the longest. Other people in his life played musical instruments such as his Brother, mother and grandmother. While the other members of the family had a way of consuming music that also stayed with him as an important aspect of life. While still attending middle school, Sean also picked up the bass and saxophone as more instruments to add to the catalogue. This continued as he entered high school and found himself playing in the marching band as well as the school jazz band. Sean’s love of performing drove him to performing at his schools football games, and music events. As well as School of

Rock performances. As he graduated the performance groups at School of Rock, he moved on to studying music as a passion alongside his college experience studying to get a degree in psychology. In his spare time, learning about the jazz tradition, experimental and avant garde music, R&B, neo soul, and metal. Sean became a specialist in defining different cultures and styles of music to which he honed while studying to become a songwriter and producer. He has been an instructor at the School of Rock Boca Raton since 2019 and continues to show his students that the path in learning music is not linear. Even if it is an infinite valley of information and technique, learning music is and should be about having fun and enjoying the idea of knowledge.
Guitar Teacher Mark Sipple

Mark Sipple Guitar Teacher

Mark is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist in South Florida. He is active in the local music scene and currently provides vocals and guitar in the Rock band, Solar Reef.

Mark’s first steps into the world of playing music began at the age of 10 with a guitar lesson which, quite frankly, completely turned him away from the instrument. However, this moment would come to serve as the cornerstone for his ethos in the way of teaching years later. Mark learned the importance of honing into the particular interests of each student, and using those interests to explore the endless possibilities and techniques in the art form.

Mark began playing trombone in his middle school band and continued to do so through his first year at university. Whether it be concert band, jazz band, or marching band, the variety of composition, the understanding of one’s role in the big picture, and the camaraderie of it left him captivated.

Despite the rough first impression, Mark picked up the guitar again at 14, diving headfirst into Rock, Metal, Funk, Blues, and more. He attended Florida Atlantic University majoring in Commercial Music, where he further honed his insights and his instincts.
Singing Teacher Rose Beche

Rose Beche Singing Teacher

Rose is a vocalist of 13 years and counting! From studying the vocal folds and larynx, to studying famous vocalists for years, Rose is passionate about the voice. Rose was a vocal assistant from ages 13 to 16, teaching elementary school kids on the voice and how to do it safely.
Rose started as a student at the Boca Raton location in December 2018. She started in the Tuesday performance and worked her way up to Houseband. She looked forward to Tuesdays because of the group and would even get there 4 hours early to just hang out. School of Rock has become a second home and continues to be one!
Guitar Teacher Audrey Silverman

Audrey Silverman Guitar Teacher

Audrey Silverman has been a guitar instructor and professional musician for several decades. She started out in small shows during high school as a guitarist and singer, and then joined a working original band, Atoms from Peace, out of Gainesville during the late 80’s. With Atoms from Peace, Audrey opened for such acts as R.E.M. and 10,000 Maniacs. They also gave a debut performance at the legendary CBGB’s at the Bowery in New York City.

Following that, Audrey took a hiatus to pursue her professional career as a high school English teacher and taught guitar lessons at night. She then formed a hard-working gigging band, She’ll Be Apples, which performed out and about in Broward County for three years until several players moved to other states. Most recently, she has been one member of an acoustic duo, Aud and Mel, and has been in the bands Mystic Level (as bass player) and SilverStorm. Audrey continues to be highly active in other multiple musical pursuits in her communities of Delray and Boca.

As a guitarist and bass player in the School of Rock Adult Grad Band for two seasons, she was always able and willing to help the other musicians with their parts as needed, and now she has happily joined School of Rock as an instructor.
Drums Teacher

Ben Castro Drums Teacher Ben Castro

Ben found a love for music from the start. His father introduced him to the drums at the age of 4. Ben has been apart of musical ensembles, multiple Marching band and indoor percussion ensembles. He was taught by multiple DCI drum corp alumni. Ben also has been in jazz ensembles and classic rock cover bands. He enjoys teaching music theory, fundamentals on all things drums, and to have fun playing music!

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.

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