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When Allegra Hernandez played the piano at age 9, they didn't think music would be their career. Since hitting the keys as a child, their interest in music led them to become the music director at School of Rock West Des Moines. Read on to see what inspired the musician to become a teacher.
When we hear about STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, music probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But actually, it fits in perfectly. The Cedar Rapids/Marion House Band and staff showed the crowd why and how at Collins Aerospace's first Community STEM Day on July 13.
Chloe Weidl is a drums instructor at the Cedar Rapids/Marion School of Rock and has been part of the staff since April 2021. Before becoming a teacher, Weidl was a student at the SOR in Geneva, IL while in high school. So, the transition to teaching was easy when she moved to Iowa because she already knew how the program works.
Check out the coverage of Cedar Rapids' very first Pride Parade last Saturday 6/4/22. School of Rock Cedar Rapids / Marion showed their PRIDE and was excited to participate. Check out the video of Alek, Corinne, and Jack jamming out on our moving stage in KWWL's coverage of the event!