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August 2022 Newsletter

Hello, School Of Rock Elmhurst!

Welcome to August! Read on to hear about what's happening at School of Rock Elmhurst this month...


Check out these upcoming Houseband gigs!

Senior Send off Concert:

Rock out with us as we send off the class of 2022. All three of School of Rock Dupage County Housebands will be performing in the Elmhurst School of Rock parking lot in honor of this year's senior class. The event takes place on Friday, August 5th from 3pm to 7pm and admission is free.


Music at the Gazebo:

Each Summer the Spring Road Business Association sponsors a few concerts on Thursday nights as part of their Music at the Gazebo series. The Elmhurst Houseband will be performing for the August 11th show! The show starts at 6:30pm. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy an evening of musical entertainment under the stars!

Naper Nights Gig:

Naper Nights is a yearly hosted event hosted by Naper Settlement. Each year the event features a great lineup of live entertainment during the evenings in the summer. School of Rock Elmhurst with be playing on August 20th from 5pm to 6pm. This is the final weekend of the Naper Nights Festival, we hope to see you there!



Join us in welcoming our new keys teacher!

Tim Gorman
Piano Teacher

Tim is a multi-instrumentalist who started playing music at the age of 8. Tim started on guitar and later picked up piano, a bit of bass and trumpet. Tim is currently studying music education at Elmhurst University and also pursuing a jazz studies minor. Tim loves all types of music including: Rock, Metal, Hip-Hop, Rap and especially Jazz. He is fortunate enough to be a part of the internationally renowned Elmhurst University, which has toured around the globe. In addition to the Elmhurst University Jazz Band, Tim also has experience playing in brass bands, small and large group classical ensembles, Jazz Combos, and solo settings. He hopes to bring the gift of music to eager learners from all musical backgrounds.



New School of Rock Merch has dropped!

We've curated a special inventory of items this quarter for all your Summer and Fall adventures. Trucker Hats, Unique Hoodies, Adventure Totes, Water Bottles, SoR Earrings and a special vintage inspired shirt design! Get them while they last over at Proforma!

Purchase merch HERE!



Kenzie will be leaving us in August

Kenzie will be leaving us after 5 wonderful years of teaching music to the students of the Elmhurst SOR community. We will be sad to see her go, but we know that she will be doing great things in her new position at Appleton West High School. Good luck in this new endeavor Kenzie, we will miss you!



We are now hiring music teachers!

If you, or someone you know are interested in working with us at School of Rock Elmhurst, email your resume to elmhurst@schoolofrock.com.



Have a great August!

- Collin, Kenzie, CJ, and everyone at Team SoR Elmhurst!