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November Newsletter

November Newsletter

Important Dates

11/24: 'Give Them The Bird' Preview Show!
Join us for a Thanksgiving celebration and show preview from all three Cleveland SoRs! This event will take place at Beachland Ballroom from 3-6.
We will be having a canned food drive to donate to Cleveland Food Bank! Their most needed items are: Soup, Peanut Butter, Tuna, Canned Veggies, Cereal, and Beef Stew. 
Bring your canned food to donate and enjoy an afternoon full of awesome music!


Highland Heights:
  • Live Sound Clinic: How's That Sound?:
    Students will learn how to set up the speakers and mixer from scratch, explore mixing and EQ, and troubleshoot feedback. They will learn the anatomy of the microphones and how to mic instruments. 
*Runs January 2nd, 2020 - 10am-2pm, cost is $50*
  • Drum Workshop- Creating a Solid Foundation:
    Students will learn how to ergonomically set up a drum kit, maximize practice time, tune and properly maintain a drum kit, apply hand and foot techniques around the kit to increase speed, endurance/stamina and consistency, how to write a creative/tasty drum grooves and fills, discuss famous fill and groove breakdowns.
*Runs December 30th, 2020 - 11am-2pm, cost is $50*

Cleveland West:
  • Pedal Clinic- Highway to the Tone Zone:
    Students will learn what tone is and how can it be changed, types of instruments, their electronics and how they effect tone. Types of effects, what they sound like and how to recognize them. Common controls of effects, gain vs level, rate, depth and blend. Connecting and effects chain or pedal board.
*Runs December 30th, 2020 - 11am-2pm, cost is $50*
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Have You Downloaded the Method App Yet?

The School of Rock Method App is a revolutionary tool created specifically for School of Rock. The Method App contains all of the musical exercises from School of Rock’s proprietary Method Books, allows School of Rock instructors to assign these exercises to their students, and features revolutionary tools to aid students as they practice at home. The Method App also contains part-specific transcriptions for over 1,000 popular songs that are core to School of Rock’s performance-based curriculum to help students learn their assigned songs in preparation for their performance. And of course, parents have full visibility to all activity in the app. 
Download the app in the Google Play or Apple App Store! Found under: "School of Rock Method App".

School of Rock Cleveland Merch!

It's time to think about holiday gifting and getting some additional layers to stay warm while listening to your favorite music.  Following numerous requests, we've partnered with a local vendor to create a temporary Cleveland branded SOR merchandise store. Online orders can be placed now through November 17th.  MC, Visa, American Express and Discover are accepted.  We have arranged for free shipping to each SOR location.

Apparel is broken down between Adult Sizes (including one size fits all beanies and caps) and Youth Sizes.  Please select sizes carefully, as apparel can not be exchanged following delivery.

When checking out of the store there is a field that says "Would you like Westlake, Strongsville, or Highland Heights as location for delivery?  On this field (directly on top of this question) write either "Westlake", "Strongsville" or "Highland Heights".    Direct Shipping is not available. We will have individually labeled orders ready for pick up at the SOR location you selected on the evening of December 10th.

Click Here To Order Merch!

Have A Happy Thanksgiving!

All Cleveland SoRs will be closed for Thanksgiving, November 28th. 
Enjoy the Holiday!

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