Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Drum Teacher, Piano Teacher
Casey Frantum is a newer addition to School of Rock Lake Oswego, but he is no stranger to performing, learning and teaching music. With a degree in Music Composition, Casey combines learning proper technique with how songs are put together. He has decades of experience playing in bands and performing his own music. While versed in many genres of music, he loves to listen and play pop, punk and alternative music from the ‘80s the most. Casey is a drum teacher, guitar teacher, bass guitar teacher and piano teacher at School of Rock Lake Oswego.
Bass Guitar Teacher, Piano Teacher, Vocal Instructor
Maya Brown is a multi-instrumentalist and the primary piano teacher at School of Rock Lake Oswego, as well as an active member of the Portland area music scene as both a musician and a sound engineer. Maya loves teaching and playing all types of music, and specializes in music for screens like video games and movies. Maya is currently a junior at Portland State University studying Music Composition and Music Production. She is a piano teacher, bass guitar teacher, guitar teacher and vocal instructor at School of Rock Lake Oswego, and also teaches ukulele.
Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher
Chas Hansen is a guitar teacher and bass guitar teacher at School of Rock Lake Oswego. Chas has been playing music for over a decade and studied music theory and composition in college. Chas started gigging in his early teens around his hometown in the Paradise area of Northern California and has since traveled the US with groups and artists, playing different genres including rock, blues, R&B and country. Chas is also an instructor in our Rock 101 groups, where he enjoys teaching students how to collaborate with other musicians in a rock rehearsal setting.
Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Piano Teacher
Jared Bozza started playing the guitar at age 10, and played throughout middle and high school with friends and school bands. He first began teaching guitar privately to friends and family in high school. He recently finished his undergraduate degree at Lewis and Clark College, studying jazz guitar, performance and music education. As a music educator, he has worked for various music performance and education camps, including the New Hampshire Independent School of Music. At School of Rock Lake Oswego, Jared is a guitar teacher, bass guitar teacher and piano teacher. Jared’s musical experience ranges across many genres, with performance experience in jazz, rock, fusion, folk, blues and punk music.
Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher
Max McCargar is a guitar teacher, bass guitar teacher and ukulele teacher at School of Rock Lake Oswego with a background as both a School of Rock student and gigging musician based in Oregon. He has had years of experience playing and studying the history and cultures surrounding multiple genres, including rock, jazz, funk and electronic music. Max enjoys teaching all kinds of music, and has a special fondness for composing experimental jazz and studying music theory.
Vocal Teacher, Keyboard + Piano Teacher
Sarah DeYoung is a professional vocalist and performer with a background in theater and dance. At School of Rock Lake Oswego, Sarah is a vocal teacher and piano teacher. Sarah is currently earning her Bachelor of Music in classical Vocal Performance at Portland State University and is a member of PSU’s highest auditioned vocal ensemble, Chamber Choir, directed by Ethan Sperry.
In addition to classical and choral vocals, Sarah studied musical theater at Arizona State University as well as rock vocals when she was a student at School of Rock Lake Oswego. She performed in show band and has continued to collaborate with musicians across genres. Her most recent notable performance was singing alongside China Forbes of Pink Martini with the Oregon Symphony in the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall during China’s “Still 50” birthday concert.
Sarah’s aim as a vocal teacher is to lay a foundation of healthy vocal techniques that can be applied to a variety of genres and increase vocal longevity. Ultimately Sarah hopes to instill a love for music in her students whether it holds a place in their life as a hobby or a career.
As a drum teacher at School of Rock Lake Oswego, Kaleb Davies enjoys developing personalized curriculums to fit each of his students' learning styles and interests.
In high school, Kaleb played in the Portland Youth Philharmonic from 2012 to 2015 and was their principal timpanist during his final two years. During that time, he studied with Jon Greeney, timpanist of the Oregon Symphony. While at Beaverton High School, Kaleb played in the marching band, on snare and then quads (tenor drums). He also played percussion in the All-State orchestra and competed in solo and ensemble competitions, placing second in orchestral snare and third in timpani at the state level. He has also played percussion on stage with the Oregon Symphony for their annual Waterfront Concert and Festival.
After high school in 2015, Kaleb began teaching private drum lessons and has been teaching ever since. He has furthered his own music studies by studying jazz with Alan Jones at the Alan Jones Academy of Music (AJAM) and played in a few jazz combos. He has also played gigs in the Portland area with pop, rock, fusion, metal, and jazz bands, and has recorded music for pop, rock, and metal bands, including the 2019 record release of Metal Revenge by ‘80s power metal band Cruella.
When not teaching drum lessons or playing with bands, Kaleb plays at a couple of churches and makes YouTube videos of pieces he’s working on or has written.
Jon Luc Hefferman
Keyboard + Piano Teacher, Drum Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Guitar Teacher, Vocal Teacher
Jon Luc Hefferman is a multi-instrumentalist and School of Rock alum with nearly two decades of experience performing and composing music. Though he began his musical life playing classical piano, he became enamored with a wide range of styles and instruments throughout his time at School of Rock between the ages of 10 to 18.
Jon Luc later went on to study music technology at the University of Oregon, where he developed an interest in experimental composition techniques, music theory, and creative improvised music while recording and performing with local music groups. He has also composed an extensive library of music for short films, radio, and advertisements, and is currently working toward becoming a board-certified music therapist.
Jon Luc is thrilled to bring his eclectic background in both the creation and performance of music to School of Rock as a multi-instrument instructor. Jon Luc is a piano, bass, drums, vocal, and guitar teacher at School of Rock Lake Oswego.
Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Keyboard + Piano Teacher
Peter Campanelli is a multi-instrumentalist and recording artist, as well as a former School of Rock student. Peter attended Berklee College of Music where they studied electric bass and music production. They have played in countless bands across genres from funk/soul groups to psych-rock bands and jazz ensembles.
Peter's latest solo album was released on the local label Youth Riot Records. When they aren't playing and recording music, Peter likes to fix tape recorders, visit record stores, and study circuit design. Peter is a bass, guitar, and piano teacher at School of Rock Lake Oswego.
Vocal Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Guitar Teacher, Keyboard + Piano Teacher, Drum Teacher
Niamh is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter working at School of Rock Lake Oswego. She is one of our school’s primary vocal instructors and is also a guitar, bass, piano, and drum teacher. Niamh has been in the Portland music community for nearly a decade, and was a student at School of Rock Portland for five years.
She also attended Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, where she studied vocal performance, music theory, and music production. Niamh currently is a singer and co-writer in her band Black dot Butterfly and has played multiple instruments for other bands in the Portland and Seattle area.