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School of Rock Natick
217 West Central Street
Natick, MA 01760
(508) 810-0105

Location Specifics

In the plaza with Planet Fitness.

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  • Monday: 2 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 2 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 2 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Thursday: 2 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Friday: 2 PM - 9 PM
  • Saturday: 10 AM - 4 PM
  • Sunday: Closed

Music programs at School of Rock Natick combine one-on-one lessons with group band practices

School of Rock Natick delivers a revolutionary music program to Natick and surrounding communities such as Framingham and the Metrowest area. Our school is proud to offer lessons in guitar, drums, keyboard, vocals, and more taught by practicing, passionate musicians. Students can develop their skills here and rock out in popular styles of the area such as metal, classic rock, and rap. Aspiring musicians may then go on to perform at local live music venues such as the TCAN and Paradise Rock Club in Boston as well as the Brighton Music Hall in Boston.

Programs we offer

Rock 101 music program in Natick for kids and beginners
Rock 101
Ages 8-13

Rock 101 is one of School of Rock Natick's top programs for kids and beginners. Students have one weekly group rehearsal where they learn to play classic rock songs that have been simplified for beginner musicians. Additionally, Rock 101 students in Natick have a weekly private music lesson with an instructor who helps them learn the concepts and skills behind their performance songs.

What To Expect

The Path to Take the Stage

Our music programs for kids in Natick are designed to get students on stage performing, with the goal of building strong musical proficiency. Younger students at School of Rock Natick who have participated in the Rookies program can move to our Rock 101 music program once they’re ready. Additionally, students (typically ages 8 to 13-years-old) can begin Rock 101 without any prior experience. The goal of this rock program is to quickly develop a basic competence on students’ chosen instruments before moving on to our famous Performance Program.

Performance music program for teens in Natick
Ages 8-18

The Performance Program at School of Rock Natick is our hallmark music program, where tens of thousands of students enroll each year. It consists of a weekly group rehearsal where kids and teens learn by playing rock music's most iconic songs with a band composed of their peers. Students are assigned songs and parts that are tailored to them based on their age, experience and ability to learn new skills and concepts. Students then work through their parts in weekly private music lessons, refining the skills and concepts that those songs introduce. The goal of this curriculum is to prepare kids and teens for live performances. Every few months, School of Rock Natick Performance Program students take the stage and play at local Natick music venues in front of a live audience.

What To Expect

The Path to Take the Stage

School of Rock Natick's music programs for kids and teens are designed to inspire by getting students on stage and performing. All of our other music education programs focus on readying students for our famous Performance Program. This is where students develop incredible musical skills. Performance Program students have often gone through our Rock 101 program first or have some previous basic music experience. These young musicians will have custom development plans outlined by their instructors with key concepts reinforced during private lessons and group rehearsals, all with the goal of performing live at a Natick music venue.

Rookies music program for children in Natick
Ages 6-7

At School of Rock Natick, our music program for children with no previous musical experience (typically ages 6 to 7-years-old) is called Rookies. Rookies students have one weekly group music lesson where they learn fundamentals like chords, rhythm and song structure. Kids get to learn and experiment with multiple instruments so they can later decide which one they ultimately want to continue pursuing in Rock 101.

What To Expect

The Path to Take the Stage

All of our music programs are designed to inspire students to learn and develop a strong musical proficiency. At School of Rock Natick, younger students who are not ready for a more comprehensive program like Rock 101 can start in Rookies. Additionally, students who have completed the Little Wing program will progress into the Rookies music program. No prior musical experience is needed for Rookies. Once your child is ready for private music lessons (typically older than first or second graders), they will graduate into our Rock 101 program.

Age 12 and over

Our Songwriting program for kids and teens teaches the fundamentals of songwriting, arrangement and music theory, and helps students compose original works.  At School of Rock Natick, songwriting students receive one weekly private lesson where they learn concepts, technique and theory on an instrument of their choice. These principles are then applied in a weekly group lesson where students work together on songwriting exercises and lyrical workshops.  Every few months, Songwriting students take the stage to perform or band together to record their original songs.

What to Expect
  • 1 weekly private lesson
  • 1 weekly group lesson

The Path to Take the Stage

Our Songwriting program for kids and teens in Natick is designed to create musical proficiency through the creation of original music. Students at School of Rock Natick who have completed our Rock 101 program can move to our Songwriting program once they’re ready. Additionally, new students who have prior experience with and basic knowledge of an instrument can also begin Songwriting. The program culminates with a live showcase where students perform their original compositions in bands at a local music venue. Students taking the Songwriting Program online will remotely record their original songs to produce a demo of the class's music.

Remote student playing guitar
All Ages

At School of Rock Natick, our students can take online, one-on-one music instruction from the comfort of their homes. We call this program School of Rock Remote. This online music program contains weekly one-on-one instruction conducted by our expert School of Rock instructors in a safe virtual lesson room.
Students will receive their training using our proprietary education program, The School of Rock Method™, which couples live video lessons with our proprietary Method App™, SongFirst Approach™ and Method Books™. 

What To Expect


All of our music programs for kids, teens, and adults are designed to help students gain amazing musical proficiency. School of Rock’s online music lesson program is no exception. Online guitar lessons, online piano lessons, online drum lessons, online singing lessons and online bass guitar lessons are all offered through the School of Rock Remote online program.

Little Wing music program for toddlers and preschoolers in Natick
Little Wing
Ages 3-5

At School of Rock Natick our Little Wing music program for preschoolers and toddlers teaches students foundational music skills by playing games and participating in other interactive musical activities. Little Wing students have one weekly group music lesson in which they use classic rock songs to learn about rhythm, song structure, melody and dynamics through play.

What To Expect

The Path to Take the Stage

The Little Wing music program is the first step in a young musician's journey. At School of Rock Natick, toddlers and preschoolers who show an interest in music should start with Little Wing. As they get older, they will progress into the Rookies program, followed by Rock 101 and the Performance Program.

Adult music program in Natick for students over 18
Adult Program
Ages 18+

School of Rock Natick's Adult Program is for students over 18 years old who are looking to either improve their musical proficiency or pick up an instrument with no prior musical experience. As with most School of Rock music programs, the Adult Program uses a performance-based music education approach. This means the curriculum focuses on learning music concepts and applying them in a live performance setting. Our Adult Music Program includes one weekly private music lesson and a weekly group rehearsal. Every student at School of Rock Natick is placed in a band of fellow adults and then assigned specific songs as a way of learning key music concepts and skills. Adult students then take the stage to play at a live show in Natick.

What To Expect

The Path to Take the Stage

All of our music programs are designed to inspire by getting students on stage and performing, with the goal of building strong musical proficiency along the way. The School of Rock Natick Adult Program is open to all experience levels and each student will follow a customized learning plan developed by their instructor. Adult students will work together during rehearsal to prepare for a live performance at a real rock venue in Natick.

House Band program for gigging at local venues in Natick
House Band
Age 17 and Under

The School of Rock Natick House Band music program gives students under 18 the opportunity to join a gigging band composed of fellow musicians from their school. These students perform additional live shows throughout the year. All students in the Performance Program have the opportunity to audition for a spot in School of Rock Natick's House Band. Once selected, House Band members become leaders in their School of Rock community and perform live shows at MA rock venues throughout the year.

What To Expect

The Path to Take the Stage

Performance is the core of School of Rock's educational approach. Therefore, we create additional opportunities for students to perform on stages throughout Natick and the rest of MA. The House Band music program allows each school's most talented students the opportunity to join a band and play routinely in front of live audiences. Once a member, students will gain real music experience associated with gigging musicians and will become leaders and mentors inside the School of Rock community.

The AllStars national tour features the best child and teen musicians
Age 17 and Under

The School of Rock AllStars Tour takes the very best students from around the world and sends them on a nationwide summer tour across the United States. Less than 1% of School of Rock students are selected each year to represent School of Rock as an AllStar. All Performance Program students are eligible to audition for this prestigious program. The intensive audition process starts off with video submissions followed by live auditions. Once selected, AllStar students will have an authentic touring experience including traveling on a tour bus, doing tour publicity and starring in nightly performances at famous venues and festivals during a two-week tour.

What To Expect

The Path to Take the Stage

Becoming an AllStar is the highest level of achievement for a School of Rock student. They play on legendary stages large and small, including The Knitting Factory, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, The Troubadour and Lollapalooza. AllStar students often go on to have accomplished careers in the music industry. Former AllStars have gone on to become touring artists, star in Broadway musicals, get signed to record deals, become finalists on talent competitions like "The Voice" and "American Idol" and have other notable roles in the music industry.

Music Lessons in Natick

Kid learns to play guitar at School of Rock Natick

Guitar Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Guitar Lessons for Kids

At School of Rock Natick, we offer beginner guitar lessons for kids. Our expert guitar instructors guide your child from start to finish with private instruction and weekly group band rehearsals. Every instructor at School of Rock Natick is an experienced musician, and they emphasize foundational music theory and technique when teaching guitar lessons to kids. Unlike other Natick guitar lessons and programs, School of Rock is designed to get students performing in a band.

Beginner Guitar Lessons for Adults

It’s never too late to learn to play the guitar. Similar to our kids guitar lessons, School of Rock Natick's beginner guitar lessons for adults utilizes a performance-based curriculum. Our experienced instructors teach adult students through popular rock songs, and teach students to play guitar in a way that’s challenging and fun. We believe the best way to learn is by doing, which is why we combine weekly private guitar lessons with group band rehearsals. At School of Rock Natick, we teach beginner guitar lessons for adults in our Adult Program. This program gets students performing onstage at a local Natick venue.

Key Concepts
  • Technique
  • Solos
  • Chords
  • Theory

Intermediate to Advanced Guitar Lessons

As students gain skills and experience, we move them along to more challenging programs at higher skill levels. Intermediate and advanced students take the skills they learned in beginner guitar lessons, and layer on more difficult techniques and concepts. School of Rock Natick offers advanced guitar lessons for kids and adults that teach by playing challenging classic rock songs and emphasize playing the guitar in a real music venue. Our Natick guitar teachers will work with each student to develop a custom learning plan.

Kids learn to drum at School of Rock Natick

Drum Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Drum Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Natick is the best option for anyone looking to learn the drums. Our beginner drum lessons get kids behind the drum kit and on their way to taking the stage. That’s why at School of Rock Natick we combine private drum lessons for beginners with weekly band rehearsals—it prepares students to perform live. With years of experience teaching drums in Natick, our drum instructors teach beginner drum students core techniques, including how to groove, play rudiments and more.

Beginner Drum Lessons for Adults

Our drum lessons for adults are designed to accommodate all skill levels. At School of Rock Natick, our beginner drum lessons for adults are built for musicians with little to no experience. We teach adults using the same core performance-based education philosophy as our drum lessons for kids—performing with a band accelerates the learning process. Adult students will perform live at a venue in Natick. Unlike other Natick drum lessons for beginners, School of Rock combines private drum lessons with weekly band rehearsals so students are ready to play in front of real, live audiences.

Key Concepts

Intermediate to Advanced Drum Lessons

More experienced to advanced drum students need a drum lesson curriculum that builds upon foundational skills and continues to grow musical proficiency. That’s why at School of Rock Natick, our drum lessons are customized for each student and his or her goals. Our Natick drum instructors integrate more complex techniques and concepts—intermediary grooves, shifts, meters and more—into a student's individual lessons and group band rehearsal, and will also select more difficult songs for his or her live performances.


Kid learns to sing at School of Rock Natick

Singing Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Singing Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Natick offers beginner singing lessons for kids. Our unique, performance-based approach develops students' musical proficiency by preparing them to perform live. At School of Rock Natick, our vocal coaches are practicing musicians who integrate key music fundamentals—breathing, posture and more—into a curriculum based on performing with a band. Each week, beginner singing students participate in a private singing lesson and a band rehearsal.

Beginner Singing Lessons for Adults

School of Rock Natick teaches adults how to sing in our innovative Adult Program. Students develop vocal skills at a challenging pace designed to help you see results with every singing lesson. Adult vocalists learn how to keep tempo, stay on-key and master advanced vocal techniques for a powerful and healthy voice. Our curriculum teaches students how to sing by using popular rock songs that emphasize key concepts. Each week, Adult Program students have a private singing lesson for beginners and group band rehearsal.

Key Concepts

Intermediate to Advanced Singing Lessons

At School of Rock Natick, our singing lessons for kids and adults are designed to help our students reach a high degree of musical proficiency. Intermediate and advanced singers take skills learned from previous singing lessons and layer on more difficult techniques and concepts. Our advanced singing lessons teach students to sing by performing popular rock songs that illustrate a specific vocal concept or technique. We pair weekly private singing lessons with weekly band rehearsals with the goal of getting musicians to perform live in Natick.

Kid learns to play bass at School of Rock Natick

Bass Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Bass Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Natick offers beginner bass guitar lessons for kids that blend weekly private instruction with weekly band rehearsals. This performance-based approach results in a high level of musical proficiency because it engages and inspires students. Every School of Rock bass instructor is a practicing musician in Natick and teaches bass lessons for kids that get great results. Beginners learn to play bass guitar by using popular rock songs that illustrate key concepts and techniques.

Beginner Bass Lessons for Adults

Adults looking to learn bass guitar can enroll in School of Rock’s Adult Program. No experience is necessary in our beginner bass guitar lessons for adults. At School of Rock Natick, our experienced, local bass guitar instructors have the patience and skills to help adult students gain musical proficiency. As with all School of Rock music programs, our bass guitar lessons for adults ciriculum is performance-based, and include both weekly private instruction and weekly band rehearsals.

Key Concepts
  • TONE

Intermediate to Advanced Bass Lessons

Our intermediate to advanced bass guitar lessons teach Natick students the skills they need to become the backbone of a band. Students take skills from previous bass lessons and layer on more difficult techniques and concepts. At School of Rock Natick, our bass instructors use popular rock songs as a way of teaching students advanced concepts and techniques. We pair weekly private bass lessons with weekly band rehearsals to inspire and engage students throughout the learning process.

Kid learns to play piano at School of Rock Natick

Keyboard Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Keyboard Lessons for Kids

At School of Rock we teach differently than other music schools in Natick. Our curriculum is performance-based, meaning that we prepare students to perform. Our piano lessons for beginners combine weekly private instruction with weekly band rehearsals. At School of Rock Natick, our beginner keyboard lessons for kids take key concepts and music fundamentals—finger placement, scales, key differentiation and more—and teach them through popular rock songs. This approach inspires and engages students, which results in attaining a high level of musical proficiency. Our piano teachers have years of experience teaching music in the Natick area, and know how to coach and motivate students of any skill level to play the keyboard.

Beginner Keyboard Lessons for Adults

The School of Rock Natick Adult Program puts beginner keyboard students in a band. Adult Program students in the Natick area learn to play piano through a combination of weekly private beginner piano lessons and weekly band rehearsals. At School of Rock, our piano lessons give adult students the chance to perform in a band at local Natick music venues, taking them out of the classroom and onto the stage.

Key Concepts
  • TONE

Intermediate to Advanced Keyboard Lessons

At School of Rock Natick, our keyboard lessons for kids and adults are designed to help students get results. Intermediate and advanced students take skills learned from beginner keyboard lessons and layer on more advanced piano techniques with concepts. Our local keyboard instructors are all practicing musicians in Natick, and use popular rock songs as a way of teaching complex skills. We pair weekly private piano lessons with weekly band rehearsals to inspire and engage students throughout the learning process.

Our Experienced Music Teachers

All of School of Rock Natick’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.

General Manager Rose
General Manager
Rose is originally from Canton, MA. Although she has some classical musical background, Rose went to Northeastern University for Theatre Production. Having stage-managed plays, operas, and musicals in the Boston area, she found her way to School of Rock in 2020 to make a difference and find her place in the world when theatre was no longer an option. Music plays such an important part in her life that it's important to her that she helps make that same impact on every kid that comes to School of Rock.
Music Director Bruno
Music Director
Bruno was an Adjunct Professor of Music at Taylor University where he taught percussion and was also a drummer and percussionist for The Ball State Department of Theater and Dance and Muncie Civic Theater. During his master's degree program, Bruno worked at Indiana University’s Latin American Music Center as a performer, arranger, lecturer and coach for the Latin American Popular Music Ensemble, group where he shared the stage and wrote arrangements for great names of Latin American Music such as Grammy Award Winners Gonzalo Grau (Venezuela), Adam Del Monte (Spain), Grammy Award nominees Pablo Aslan (Argentina), Jovino Santos Neto (Brazil), and Michael Spiro (USA). Bruno also appeared as guest artist in the recording of "Latin Love Songs" by Grammy Award Winner Sylvia McNair.

Bruno started playing drums when he was 3 years old. His parents are amateur musicians and supported him to pursue a career in music. During his doctorate he researched music psychology, music cognition, and motor skill development, which helped him to develop a methodology to optimize the development of skills and musical knowledge of young students. Bruno worked for the School of Rock in Fishers Indiana before moving here and joining us.
Studio Coordinator Austin
Studio Coordinator
While studying Music Business with a focus in Audio Engineering at NVU - Lyndon, Austin made it his mission to immerse himself in all aspects of the music industry. He quickly found himself involved with multiple musical groups across campus with genres ranging from rock to jazz fusion. Austin also became a part of Lyndon’s MEISA chapter which provided AV for all school based events. In 2015, he was offered the opportunity to go on tour as an audio engineer with Brooklyn based company, Wanderlust. After one season of interning with the company, he was offered a full time job that brought him to cities across North America and equipped him with the hands-on experience needed to enter the industry. Since graduation Austin has pursued his dreams by working both as a tech for various venues and theaters in the New England area (The Palladium, Flynn Center For The Performing arts) and also as a touring musician with Boston-based band, Copilot. With an immense love for music and the science of sound, he hopes to bring a positive and fun attitude to the front desk of School of Rock!
Singing Teacher Cassidy
Singing Teacher
Cassidy is a songwriter and musician from Albuquerque, New Mexico. She grew up in a musical family and started her musical journey early. Cassidy was learning trumpet and singing in a choir at the age of 7! By the time she was 15 years old, she was playing trumpet and bass in a jazz band, cello in an orchestra, and singing in a choir—all the while, she was teaching herself to play guitar at home.

Following her dreams of being an artist, Cassidy continued her music education on scholarship at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, where she graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in Songwriting in 2023. As both a classically trained vocalist and a girl who writes and loves pop/rock music, Cassidy has mastered singing in a multitude of genres, from singing opera in Carnegie Hall to performing her original music with her band on stage; she has also played and sang in a Mariachi band and other Latin music groups. Currently, Cassidy is working on her debut album and sharing her love for music with her students, with hopes of inspiring…
Singing Teacher, Keyboard + Piano Teacher Sadie
Singing Teacher, Keyboard + Piano Teacher
Originally from Medway, MA, Sadie is a vocal and keyboard instructor at School of Rock Natick. Even before she was born, Sadie grew up around music. With both parents having studied music performance in college and one being a professional musician, Sadie knew from a young age that she wanted to pursue a future in the arts. She started learning basic piano at age 3 and resumed teaching herself once she started high school.

Sadie has been a classical flute and piccolo player for over a decade now, and her background in orchestras and concert bands helped to build a strong understanding of music theory. Though her upbringing was largely in classical music and instruments, Sadie knew in elementary school she wanted to begin singing, focusing on popular and rock and roll music.

Starting in high school, Sadie began to take singing more seriously and performed in several of her school’s musicals, joined (and later co-directed) her school’s a cappella groups, and began teaching private flute, piccolo, and voice lessons. Once she started college at UMass Amherst, she joined the Concert Band and the a cappella group, The Vocal Suspects. Through her continued role in a cappella, Sadie honed her vocal performance skills while performing at various events on- and off-campus including at orientation week, gigs for various other colleges, and for a theatre in Brattleboro, VT. She has also performed at many coffeehouse gigs as a solo vocal and keyboardist performing covers and original songs.

Sadie is so excited to continue her life in music at School of Rock and plans to utilize the opportunity to finally learn guitar, bass, and drums, and build her piano skills even further. Outside of School of Rock, she continues to practice singing and piano daily and play local gigs when possible.
Keyboard + Piano Teacher, Drum Teacher Al
Keyboard + Piano Teacher, Drum Teacher
Al teaches keys and drums, and is also a very capable guitar and bass instructor, making him a valuable part of our school. Al grew up in New Jersey and started playing drums at the age of seven. Eventually he started joining bands with his friends and learning new instruments, which led him to move to Boston to attend, and graduate from, Berklee College of Music. Al has played in many different bands and draws inspiration from all kinds of music. He has performed for audiences up and down the northeast ranging from back yards, to rock venues, to concert halls, to stadiums. Having studied music education at Berklee, of course he also has a passion for teaching. Since graduating, he has been giving private lessons, and has also taught at multiple music camps. He’s excited to help students of all ages get off to a good start on their own personal musical journey!
Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Keyboard + Piano Teacher Gavin
Keyboard Teacher, Guitar Teacher, Bass Teacher
Gavin is a musician, composer, producer, and music teacher from New Jersey. He started playing piano at 4 years old, and since then has learned to play guitar and taught himself bass and drums. A School of Rock alumni from School of Rock Cresskill (formerly School of Rock Tenafly), Gavin first enrolled at age 9, joined the school’s House Band at age 11, and was a two-time School of Rock AllStar in 2015 and 2016, where he played at festivals such as Lollapalooza and Gathering of the Vibes.

He went on to study Music Theory and Composition at Boston University with a concentration in piano performance, all while playing in several bands around the Boston music scene. With such a musically diverse background, Gavin always tries to expose students to all aspects of music and give them a well-rounded education. Outside of teaching, Gavin can be found writing and producing his own music, as well as producing records for other musicians!
Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Keyboard + Piano Teacher Derek
Guitar Teacher, Bass Teacher, Keyboard + Piano Teacher
Derek is a New England based folk/americana artist that has crafted an intimate and sincere sound. Derek grew up outside of Worcester Massachusetts, where he first found the classic rock and folk music of the 60's and 70's. At 18, Derek moved to Nashville TN where he grew as a songwriter and performer.

While setting roots in Nashville, he decided to perform under the stage name "Derek W. Curtis" in homage to a family name of Homestead porch-playing musicians. In the 7 years while living in Nashville, Derek's released "Carpetbagger" which was a conceptual album about his experience of moving to the country music capital and where he belonged with his northern folky roots. After releasing "Carpetbagger", Derek hit the road and toured throughout the Midwest, East Coast, and all throughout Canada spanning from Montreal through Vancouver.

At the end of 2018, Derek moved back to the northeast, bringing his refined live show back with him. His melodic guitar playing brings a blend of Folk, Bluegrass, and Country stylings, paired with his honest and self-reflective lyrics. A couple weeks before leaving Nashville, Derek spent a couple days in the studio with his dear friends he had made in Nashville, and they recorded his body of work "Blue Veil" which dives into his self exploration and time on the road.
Guitar Teacher Nick
Guitar Teacher, Bass Teacher
Inspired by classic rock bands and cartoon soundtracks, Nick began playing guitar and writing songs at an early age. Growing up, he took leadership roles in local bands, provided accompaniment for musical theater and dance, and began experimenting with recorded music.

In 2015 he was accepted to The Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, where he learned to arrange and compose for a variety of ensembles including big band and orchestra. He played the part of Cory Wong in Henry Godfrey’s Vulfpeck Ensemble, and opened for Jason Aldean with local country singer Catherine Roche. In 2019 he earned his degree in Contemporary Writing and Production summa cum laude. He hopes to encourage students to listen, analyze, and interact with their favorite music.
Guitar Teacher Luke
Guitar Teacher
Luke is a guitar and bass teacher from Massachusetts, with several years of experience playing in bands around the Boston area. Most recently, he has performed and recorded with Boston Music Award Nominee, Jill McCracken. From country, to folk, to jazz, to soul, Luke is interested in exploring what different musical languages have in common.

After receiving a guitar as a holiday gift at 13, he dove into learning as much as he possibly could about the instrument, music history, and songwriting. After a few years, he began teaching friends and family, and found tremendous fulfillment in watching them access their hidden talent.

He believes that music should be about empowering individuals to share their voice with the world, and learning to empathize with the voices of others across all barriers."
Drum Teacher Isaac
Drum Teacher
Isaac is a drummer from the Boston area. Rock music is at the core of his musical upbringing, growing up watching artists like David Bowie, The Black Crowes, and Foo Fighters perform live. He received a scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music where he studied with maestro Bob Gullotti. While in school, he worked as an accompanist for the voice and piano departments, and as a drum tech for artists such as Nate Smith and Omar Hakim. In 2019, he received the Steve Gadd endowed scholarship from the Berklee Percussion Department and graduated in 2020 with a Bachelor's degree in performance. Isaac gained valuable experience playing in different rock and jazz bands in the New England area. As a drum teacher, he is passionate to help students of all levels have fun and excel on their musical exploration!
Drum Teacher Thomas
Drum Teacher
Thomas is a drummer, songwriter, and music teacher from Worcester County, Massachusetts, who studied privately at the Joy of Music Program in Worcester from the age of 5 up until he graduated from high school. During his high school years, Thomas was recruited as a jazz drummer for Joy of Music’s locally well-known jazz combo, Jazz Safari, performing around Worcester County at popular restaurants, school concerts, and fundraising and charitable events. Thomas also took part in his high school’s selective jazz combo and eventually continued his study of jazz at Trinity College in Hartford, where he currently studies Psychology and Music Production, becoming well-versed in many styles of drumming.

It was also during this time that Thomas’s musical and creative interests led him to form an indie rock group, composing, recording, and releasing original music on physical and major media platforms. His group became quite successful and has amassed a steady following in the indie rock scene nationally, bringing him on tours around the United States, and eventually leading him and his group to sign with No Sleep Records when he was 18 years old. The group still writes new music and performs regularly locally and on tour. In the interest of spreading his deep love for music to others as his own instructor did for him, Thomas began privately teaching drum lessons in 2021 and continues today at School of Rock Natick.
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It pushes kids to be their personal best.

Whether your child is a music prodigy or a beginner this place will make them feel like a rock star. The band concept promotes a team dynamic. It’s not only about the individual playing music, but being a team member of a band.

We absolutely love School of Rock!

My son is learning to play his instrument, learning how to work within a group and learning how to play in front of an audience. But most importantly, he is having a blast.

What an amazing concept.

I love the integration of the lessons with the band practice. What they learn in lessons is immediately put into use. The kids all have a great time together and the staff works hard to promote an atmosphere of fun and inclusion.

The instructors are incredible.

They do a great job keeping the kids engaged and energized. We would definitely recommend to anyone (young or old! beginner or advanced!) to sign up for School of Rock.