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October 2022 Newsletter

Hello, School Of Rock Elmhurst!

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



First off, our Summer Performance Program Wrap-up!

Our Summer Performance Program groups did such a fantastic job at the show on Saturday, October 1st!

Click HERE to view photos from the event!


REMINDER: Our Fall Performance program and Rock 101 sessions start the week of October 10th!!


Check out these upcoming gigs! 


All Hallow's Eve: 

This year, all three School of Rock DuPage County Housebands will perform at Naper Settlement's annual All Hallows Eve. The three Housebands will be performing in costume! This year's All Hallows Eve will be held on TWO nights: October 14th AND October 15th. We hope to see you there! 


Adult Band Performance Program Show:  

Rock out with the Elmhurst Adult Performance Program at Q Bar & Grill in Darien! The Adult Program will be performing on Friday, October 7th and will feature the two adult bands and the young adult band. This FREE show starts at 6pm and goes til 10pm. We hope to see you there! 



Mark your calendars for our 1st Annual Houseband auditions! 

Saturday November 12th from 10am to 3pm is the first annual house band auditions! They're open to anyone over 12 years old with at least one season in performance program under their belt. You can learn more, and get signed up HERE



Please join us in welcoming a new member to the School of Rock Elmhurst crew: 

Baily O'Connor
Vocal, Guitar and Keys Instructor

Baily has had a love for music since a young age and has tried to incorporate it into every stage of her life. Starting all the way back as an OPRF Children’s Chorus Melody Maker to becoming one of the founding members of her university’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble. She has been trained in a variety of instruments including piano, guitar, and percussion. However, she has found her musical home as a vocalist.

She began vocal training with local instructors in the Chicagoland area as well as enrolling in School of Rock Oak Park at the age of 14 and playing in her first band, The B-Sides. Her music education continued at Bradley University where she began classical opera training and graduated in May 2022 with her Bachelor’s of Science in Music - General. She has since began singing professionally as a wedding cantor. 

She hopes to share her love for music through the use of collaboration and willingness to let go and have fun on stage. She’s absolutely thrilled to join the School of Rock team and help students find their lifelong love for music as well!



Have a great October!

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