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School of Rock Targets San Francisco Bay Area for Music Education Franchise Expansion

School of Rock is looking to expand its franchising opportunities in the San Francisco Bay Area, including the Fremont, Milpitas and Cupertino regions.

"San Francisco is one of the most innovative and culturally relevant music cities in the nation. It's renowned for its music festivals and prestigious schools like the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Berklee College of Music, making it the ideal location to extend new franchise ownership opportunities," said Stacey Ryan, COO of School of Rock. "Our performance-based music education programs empower students of all ages and skill levels to develop their musical talents and build confidence both on stage and in life. As we grow, we aim to enrich San Francisco's storied musical tradition by fostering a community where students can discover the joy of making music together."

School of Rock provides students with an exciting and engaging music education experience, which includes bass lessons, guitar lessons, singing lessons, drum lessons, and piano lessons. Drawing from all styles of rock and roll, School of Rock students learn music theory and techniques through popular songs from various legendary artists.

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With more than two decades of experience, School of Rock offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to quickly plug into a global brand with a proven business model. A testament to its mission and culture is the fact that many of its franchise owners started their journey as parents of students enrolled in School of Rock programs. Through the power of music, prospective franchise owners have the chance to make a lasting impact on the lives of students and their communities as a whole.

Jason Kline and Cecilia Yi, the married franchising couple behind five School of Rock locations in Northern California and over 1,000 students and counting, are a prime example of that impact. Their success as owners has not only earned them recognition within their communities but also by the International Franchise Association, which named them 2024 Franchisees of the Year. Jason and Cecilia serve as a testament to the remarkable opportunities available to prospective owners and showcase what's achievable in the growing California market.

"Owning a School of Rock is an incredible journey filled with great joy and many rewards," said Cecelia Yi, owner of five School of Rock locations in Northern California. "We have people thanking us every day for providing a special place for their children to play music with their friends and for making a positive impact within our communities."

The initial investment for a School of Rock franchise is approximately $395,800 – $537,400 including a $49,900 franchise fee. Ideal candidates, or groups of investors, will have a net worth of $350,000, of which $150,000 is liquid. Additionally, U.S. military veterans receive a special discount on their initial franchise fee.

For information on School of Rock franchise opportunities, visit or register HERE to attend an upcoming School of Rock Franchising 101 webinar.

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