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March 11, 2020

Stuart Hamm Joining School of Rock Santa Clarita this April!

Call for your Free Trial Lesson: 661-268-6029 *Born in New Orleans, Stuart Hamm spent his childhood and youth in Champaign, Illinois, where he studied bass and piano. He played in the stage band at Champaign Central High School and was selected to the Illinois All-State Band. Following high school, he attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he met guitarist Steve Vai and, through him, met Joe Satriani. He played bass on Vai's debut solo album, "Flex-Able," which was released in 1984. He has performed and recorded with Steve Vai, Frank Gambale, Joe Satriani and many other well-respected guitarists. It was his playing live on tour with Satriani that brought his skills to national attention. Subsequent recordings with Satriani and other rock/fusion artists, along with the release of his own solo recordings, solidified his reputation as a bassist and performer.

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December 29, 2018

Katie Farmer

General Manager Drummer and Drum Tech Katie has been with School of Rock since 2015 as a Studio Coordinator, Drum Instructor, Show Director and Tour Coordinator for three AllStar Tours “I love working for School of Rock because I really believe in the program’s ability to bring out the best in everyone and provide students and staff with unbelievable opportunities.” Katie graduated from The University of St. Thomas with a degree in TV and Film Production. Katie has been on the stage and behind the scenes most of here life through theatre, film, dance and music. Bands and Musicians Katie has worked with: Michael Miller and Glen Sobel of Alice Cooper, Matt Starr of Ace Frehley and Mr. Big, Ingo Marte of FogHat, Kevin Radomski of the The Wheel Workers, To Whom it May, Moses Guest. Media Production Credits: Producer for TV Show Toonagers Audio production for the The Award winning, Nothing Really Happens The Cleverley Stone Show on CBS Radio Assistant for Ant Farm by Director/Producer Laura Harrison, Assistant for The Martinez Brothers Music Videos

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