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February 2022 Newsletter

Hello School Of Rock Families!

Welcome to February! We're in the middle of the winter season right now, but that won't stop all the exciting events coming up at School of Rock Hinsdale!

 

Our performance program has their end-of-season show this month!

Come out and see our performance students give their all at their end of season show!

DATE: Feb 26, 2022

TIME: 11AM-4PM

LOCATION: The Quarry Bar & Grill, Lemont, IL 60439

PAYS TRIBUTE TO: Tom Petty, AC/DC, Heart, KISS, & Jack White

Please note that masks will be required for all audience members when not seated at a table. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Our Rock 101 open rehearsals are coming up the week of February 28th-March 4th!

Rock 101 open rehearsals will be held at the same time as your student's regular Rock 101 class and streamed live on our Facebook page. Keep your eyes peeled for more details about your specific performance time! And, click HERE for the livestream!

 

AllStars is back this Summer!

We're excited to announce that this summer the AllStars will be back performing for live audiences! Keep your eyes peeled for local show announcements this summer.

Want to know more about the AllStar Program? Learn more HERE, and check out the videos below of last year's AllStars performing in studio!

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We are excited to announce two new lessons teachers joining our School of Rock family!

1. Emy Menna

Guitar/Bass/Keys Instructor

Emy is a bass and guitar player coming right from the city of Chicago. As a youth she spent her time diving into music and began playing guitar at the age of 10. Soon after picking up the bass at age 12, she fell in love with the passionate displays of aggression and emotion found in both heavy metal and soul music. Emy was a member of the school of rock for 5 years, playing in the house band for two of those years. She has now gone on to play bass with many different bands ranging from hip hop to reggaeton to hardcore punk. Emy is also a graduate of the LA recording connection and records local artists in the hopes to one day open her own studio. She is thrilled for the opportunity to have her students become as passionate about their instrument as she is!

2. Robert Tungett

Guitar & Drum Instructor helping with Little Wing & Rookies

Robert has been playing drums for 10+ years and guitar for 5+ years. He's dedicated his life to music, playing in multiple bands throughout the years and releasing his own music as well. His goal with teaching his students is to help build and nurture that spark of creativity that makes playing music so special.

 

February is Black History Month!

Rock and Roll music would not be anything close to what it is today without the Black Rock and Roll pioneers who helped shape the genre.

Click HERE to read about 14 Black rock and roll artists who influenced the genre.

Click HERE to listen to a playlist filled with some of these pioneers' greatest hits!

 

Our 2022 Summer Camps are still on sale!

If you've attended summer camps before, you can look forward to coming back this upcoming Summer for another camp experience. If you haven't tried a camp before, try one out for a fun-filled week of music! Summer camps also make a great holiday gift for any young rocker you know--whether they're a seasoned drummer or a beginner guitarist, we have a camp that's right for them!

To see our summer camps, click HERE!