Our Experienced Music Teachers
All of School of Rock Delco’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.
Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Drum Teacher
Ryan is your local music enthusiast hailing from the Philly suburbs. With a passion for music that was ignited at the age of 12 by legends like The Beatles, and Nirvana, and his very first Phish concert, Ryan picked up the guitar and drums, and soon after formed his first band with friends by the age of 14.
Ryan brought his musical talents back to the East Coast in 2018 after a decade of making music in the LA scene, where he dabbled in music licensing and publishing while gigging on the side. Ryan continues to play music and works at Swarthmore's music venue, WaR3house 3, helping with booking and production. Today, he is a vital part of the School of Rock Delco team.
Ryan is all about the guitar and drums, and he's ready to share his musical wisdom and expertise with School of Rock Delco students!
Brad has recently found a musical home in Philadelphia as our new Music Director at School of Rock Delco. Originally hailing from Lake Tahoe, Brad brings a wealth of musical experience to our school.
Brad's impressive journey includes managing Village Music, teaching as an Adjunct Music Professor at Sierra Nevada College, and performing as the Tenor Soloist with the Toccata Tahoe Symphony Orchestra. He was also a key figure with Independent Events (IND).
Outside of music, Brad actively engaged with various community and business groups in the Reno/Tahoe region, including the North Lake Tahoe Chamber Of Commerce (NLTC), Visitors Bureau (CVB), North Lake Tahoe Resort Association (NLTRA), and more.
Before joining our team, Brad began his musical journey in Coeur d'Alene, ID, where he showcased his talents as a pianist and trumpet player with the Coeur d'Alene Symphony Orchestra. He also held music director roles with several esteemed organizations.
Now firmly rooted in the vibrant musical landscape of Philly, Brad is excited to bring his expertise to School of Rock Delco as our Music Director, leading and inspiring our students to new heights in their musical journeys.
Little Wing and Rookies Director, Vocal Teacher, Keyboard + Piano Teacher
Annette is School of Rock Delco’s Little Wing and Rookies Director. She is a dynamic professional with a diverse journey in music and youth development. She embarked on her musical voyage as a classical vocal performance student at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
In Los Angeles, Annette fully immersed herself in the music industry. Her roles included music management, talent scouting, in-studio vocal coaching, and active participation in record label A&R meetings.
Annette found her true passion working with inner-city kids at an overnight camp. This experience led her back to her roots in Philadelphia in 2018, where she spent a remarkable decade with the YMCA, ultimately earning the title of Advanced Director of Youth & Family Programming.
After a decade of transformative work, Annette decided to step back and savor precious moments with her own family for a few years. Now, her journey has converged with the School of Rock Delco team. With unyielding enthusiasm, she is eager to enrich her community by providing outstanding music education to young minds and fostering their artistic growth.
Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Drum Teacher
Meet Josh, the multi-talented instructor at School of Rock Delco! With a lifelong passion for music, Josh brings a wealth of experience to our school.
For over 26 years, Josh has been a dedicated drummer and boasts an impressive teaching background, with a decade of private music teaching experience. He has also directed bands for live performances and has spent two years teaching in public schools, catering to both elementary and high school students.
A proud graduate of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Josh holds a bachelor's degree in drumset performance and a master's degree in the art of teaching. His commitment to music education and performance is a valuable asset to our School of Rock community. Join him on your musical journey today!
Owner, General Manager, Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Keyboard + Piano Teacher, Drum Teacher
Introducing Jeff, a seasoned business professional with over 30 years of experience, formerly serving as the SVP of talent acquisition at ADP. For the last several years, he has successfully owned and operated his own talent consulting firm.
Jeff's connection to School of Rock runs deep. Inspired by the transformative impact that School of Rock had on his own children, he made it his mission to bring this music school to Media, PA. He resides in Downingtown, a testament to his commitment to positively impacting the lives of countless kids in Delaware County.
When Jeff isn't busy running the school, you'll find him actively immersed in the world of music. He's a true multi-instrumentalist, proficient in playing the guitar, bass, and keyboards. Jeff enjoys offering private lessons and leading group rehearsals, igniting the passion for music in the hearts of the next generation.
Jeff's dedication to his community, his love for music, and his commitment to nurturing young talents make School of Rock Delco more than just a music school—it's a place where dreams come to life. Join Jeff on this musical journey and discover the power of guidance, mentorship, and community at School of Rock Delco.
Studio Coordinator, Vocal Teacher
Dan is a professional vocalist and music coordinator originally from the Bucks County area. He has a vast background in vocal coaching, performance, and the music business.
Dan started his music career in high school with classical vocal training, as well as managing and performing in multiple different music groups. One of his biggest achievements was performing on the AMA Silver Tour in Europe, bringing music to many different parts of the globe. His love for music brought him to Berklee College of Music where he achieved a bachelor's degree in Music Business Management. During his time there he led two a cappella groups that both competed in the ICCA competition many times and received numerous awards.
After completing his undergrad, he spent a year in Nashville soaking in all things music. He spent time interning at Thirty Tigers as an Indie Record and Production Intern and developed his business, marketing, and sales skills at various sales firms.
Dan has since moved back to the Philadelphia area and has joined the School of Rock Delco team, filling the roles of studio coordinator and vocal instructor. He has a great love of working with kids and has a wealth of musical knowledge to share with them.