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About School of Rock Arlington Heights

Welcome to School of Rock Arlington Heights, where students learn to rock their worlds. Perfectly poised in the heart of Arlington Heights’s bustling music ecosystem, School of Rock Arlington Heights has the right teachers, instruments, and programs your student needs to jam their way to success.

School of Rock isn’t just about creating killer musicians with a lasting love for all things rock. Because life isn’t a solo act, we’re equally focused on creating awesome bands of friends and musicians. We’re as much about orchestrating a community in Arlington Heights full of cool experiences as we are about building confidence, extraordinary teamwork, and achieving excellence through our unique teaching method.

Everyone deserves to feel like a rock star. Welcome to a place where students learn to create face-melting music while developing the skills they need to do so much more.

Contact Information

School of Rock Arlington Heights
17 E Campbell StArlington Heights, IL 60005
(847) 915-6201

Hours of Operation

MondayClosed
Tuesday
3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
3:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
FridayClosed
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SundayClosed

Programs

  • At School of Rock Arlington Heights, our Performance Program puts our students front-and-center on a real stage for real performances. Students get to show off their killer music skills while learning serious teamwork as they and their bandmates refine their abilities through some of rock and roll’s greatest hits.

    Arlington Heights students will blow your mind with advanced performances chock-full of hits by famous artists such as Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, The Rolling Stones, AC/DC, Frank Zappa, Queen, and many, many more! For our students, real performances breed real skill, and real fun.

    All students in Arlington Heights’s Performance Program can expect:

    • Weekly private music lessons on guitar, bass, keyboard, drums, and/or vocals
    • Weekly band rehearsal to get students prepared for real shows
    • The experience of performing on stage with their band at real venues
    • Key learning in fundamental areas such as stage performance, harmonies, musicianship, and more
    • Fun, music, and education wrapped into one all-inclusive experience!

  • Our Rock 101 Program at School of Rock Arlington Heights is focused on making the first steps of a young student’s journey both fun and successful. The days of mundane music instruction are over. At School of Rock Arlington Heights, we believe that playing music together is the only real path to mastering an instrument and developing a true love for music.

    In Rock 101, we focus our instruction on the one instrument that students have chosen to study. Whether we’re teaching scales, chords, notes, or time signatures, we put concepts in context so students understand how the principles they learn are applied to real music. Using some of the world’s most famous songs and infusing fun into every chord, Rock 101 allows Arlington Heights students to enhance their skills and move on to our Performance Program.

    School of Rock Arlington Heights’s Rock 101 students can expect:

    • Weekly private music lessons on guitar, bass, keyboard, drums, and/or vocals
    • Weekly group rehearsals to reinforce basic concepts and skills in a band setting
    • A firm grasp of the fundamentals of technique and music theory
    • An understanding of what it means to play solo and in a group
    • Real knowledge gained through real fun!

  • School of Rock Arlington Heights’s top students can audition for our most prestigious honor: the School of Rock AllStars Program. Our AllStars represent the best of the best students from School of Rock’s entire global network of schools. With incredible musical aptitude, a knack for teamwork and incredible focus, today’s AllStars truly represent the future of rock and roll.

    Each summer, our AllStars embark on an authentic concert tour to perform in jaw-dropping live shows across the country, including Red Rocks, Lollapalooza, Hangout Music Fest, NAMM, Gathering of the Vibes, and countless others. AllStars also get to share the stage with experienced, larger-than-life performers like Alice Cooper, Eddie Vedder, and Slash, to name a few. There is no better way for a star on the rise to get a taste for what professional music is really like.

    School of Rock Arlington Heights’s AllStars can expect:

    • Real-world performances where they can shine in their chosen medium: guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, and/or vocals
    • A fast-paced tour experience with stage shows at legendary events and venues
    • To play with the best performers from School of Rock’s global community
    • The opportunity to rock out on stage with world-renowned artists
    • An epic rock experience like no other!

  • At School of Rock Arlington Heights, we know how to bring the world of music, and the fun that comes with it, to adults. We get our students playing and learning at rapid-fire speeds through real performances of their favorite songs, instead of your old traditional music instruction programs with piles of sheet music and hours of rote memorization. At School of Rock Arlington Heights, the stage can be yours at any age.

    Our adult students learn the fundamentals of music, including scales, chords, notes, progressions, and more, from real-world instruction through some of the most iconic songs and sounds in music history. Whatever your musical taste may be, our instructors know how to create a program just for you. Whether you’re seeking basic proficiency, a standing gig as the resident guitar player at parties, or future rock star status, School of Rock Arlington Heights works with you to help you reach your goals.

    Students in School of Rock Arlington Heights’s Adult Program can expect:

    • Fast-paced instruction on the instrument of your choice: guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, and/or vocals
    • Weekly private instruction catered to your goals and level of proficiency
    • All-adult rehearsals to prepare for real performances in local venues
    • A firm grasp of music theory and technique fundamentals, taught through your favorite music genre
    • Fun, instruction, and great progression of practical skills wrapped all into one!

  • School of Rock Arlington Heights’s Rookies Program offers a gateway to understanding music for first and second graders. Using proprietary set-ups for guitar, bass, drums and keyboard, as well as other tools, we introduce our Rookies to music fundamentals in a fun way. The skills and passion for music that our Rookies learn prepares them for Rock 101 and a lifelong love of music.

    With exercises, tools and games customized to their age group, our (geomodifer) Rookies learn the concepts of music theory, rhythm, pitch, form and dynamics as they play alongside their friends. We encourage our students to explore various instruments and play styles so they begin to understand how individual contributions form a band; even the best solo keyboard players or vocalists need to understand how an ensemble works.

    All students in Arlington Heights’s Rookies Program can expect:

    • Weekly group lessons using guitar, bass, keyboard and drums
    • Exposure to essential fundamentals like music theory, pitch and rhythm
    • A focus on teamwork and collaboration
    • An understanding of what it means to play solo and in a group
    • Fun combined with practical learning!

  • At School of Rock Arlington Heights, we teach preschoolers in our Little Wing Program the creativity, confidence, and knowledge they need to grow into life-long lovers and practitioners of music. Music is the gateway to childrens’ growth, whether it’s in the form of great friendships from shared musical experiences or the joy of hearing an inspirational song for the first time.

    Our Little Wing students at Arlington Heights enjoy a unique variety of music-minded games based on some of the most popular music in rock and roll history. Through great music and a foundation of fun, our students refine their motor skills, coordination, pre-literacy, and group cooperation in a safe and inclusive environment.

    Young rockers in Arlington Heights’s Little Wing Program can expect:

    • Exploration of hand percussion and other tools to spark their imagination
    • Unique and engaging music games
    • Teamwork, cooperation, and group music activities
    • Fundamental skills for music and life
    • Fun and practical learning combined, perfectly tailored to growing minds!

At School of Rock Arlington Heights, our Performance Program puts our students front-and-center on a real stage for real performances. Students get to show off their killer music skills while learning serious teamwork as they and their bandmates refine their abilities through some of rock and roll’s greatest hits. Arlington Heights students will blow your mind with advanced performances choc...
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At School of Rock Arlington Heights, our Performance Program puts our students front-and-center on a real stage for real performances. Students get to show off their killer music skills while learning serious teamwork as they and their bandmates refine their abilities through some of rock and roll’s greatest hits.

Arlington Heights students will blow your mind with advanced performances chock-full of hits by famous artists such as Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, The Rolling Stones, AC/DC, Frank Zappa, Queen, and many, many more! For our students, real performances breed real skill, and real fun.

All students in Arlington Heights’s Performance Program can expect:

• Weekly private music lessons on guitar, bass, keyboard, drums, and/or vocals
• Weekly band rehearsal to get students prepared for real shows
• The experience of performing on stage with their band at real venues
• Key learning in fundamental areas such as stage performance, harmonies, musicianship, and more
• Fun, music, and education wrapped into one all-inclusive experience!
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Staff

    • Joe Babiak
      Drum Instructor
      Joe Babiak began his musical career at the early age of five.Joe played in concert and jazz bands all throughout his schooling and was the recipient of numerous awards; the most notable of these wa...
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      Joe Babiak began his musical career at the early age of five.Joe played in concert and jazz bands all throughout his schooling and was the recipient of numerous awards; the most notable of these was performing at Carnegie Hall. Joe attended Elmhurst College in Chicago where he earned his B.A. in Music. Joe takes great pride in being well versed in many genres. His strong understanding of theory, keen melodic and harmonic sense, and excellent pitch makes him unique on the instrument.In 2002, Joe began his long running relationship with renowned guitarist, Michael Angelo Batio. Since then he has toured Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taiwan, Russia, and India, performed in Michael's music videos, recorded on two of his full length albums, and opened up for Hellyea and Megadeth at the 2011 Dean Guitar NAMM Jam. In 2005, Joe's progressive-rock group Parallel Mind was signed to Unicorn Records of Canada for the release of their album, Colossus ADEA. In the spring of 2006, Joe joined the Chicago based band Kill Hannah for a 5 month national tour in support of the group's second album with Atlantic Records. During that time, he performed in the band's Lips Like Morphine music video, the WGN morning news, and Chicago's Lollapalooza music festival. From 2006-2010, Joe played in the rock band South Of Earth featuring Geno Lenardo (Device, FILTER, Chevelle), Joe Grah (Loser, Jibe), and Bill Gower (Boy Hits Car). While living inLos Angeles, Joe played in the LA based band Cage9, featuring members of Powerman 5000.Most recently, Joe performed with the new project, Altitudes Attitude, featuring David Ellefson ofMEGADETH Frank Bello ofANTHRAX. Joe has also had the honor of appearing in Modern Drummer magazine five times and was also featured in the November 2006 issue of DRUM! magazine. He proudly endorses Sonor Drums, Sabian cymbals, Vater Sticks, Protechtor Cases by Gator, Westone in-ear monitors, and beyerdynamic microphones. After a successful stay in Los Angeles (2007-2011), Joe returned to Chicago where he performs with a few local groups and maintains an active teaching schedule. Joe has been teaching for 15 years to a wide range of students from beginner to advanced. His teaching methods are simple, efficient, and extremely effective. Joe believes in teaching skills that are applicable in real life situations. He understands that no two students learn the same and customizes lessons to theindividual at hand.
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    • Matthew Uribe
      Guitar Instructor, Rock Violin Instructor, Rock 101 Instructor
      Matthew Uribe has been instructing students in Chicago since 2011. He is a versatile guitarist with a passion for fostering musical growth within communities. He is a founding member of Young Camel...
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      Matthew Uribe has been instructing students in Chicago since 2011. He is a versatile guitarist with a passion for fostering musical growth within communities. He is a founding member of Young Camelot, a performance venue and recording studio which has been featured on WXRT and Brave New Art World. Young Camelot Chicago is a small music venue that respects its audience and seeks to give performers a comfortable base from which to express themselves. All shows recorded live. He is most well known for his work in Honey Hole Johnson, a duo that plays traditional southeastern music and has been featured on WBEZ and The Reader.
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    • Joe Schultz
      Studio Coordinator, Rookies & Drum Instructor, Sound and Recording specialist, Guitar instructor
      Joe's mom, dad and grandpa are all musicians. He got started in music when hisy Dad put a guitar in his hand when he was two years old. His 5 th grade band teacher told him to give up on snare dr...
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      Joe's mom, dad and grandpa are all musicians. He got started in music when hisy Dad put a guitar in his hand when he was two years old. His 5 th grade band teacher told him to give up on snare drum after failing to conquer lesson 2 from our instruction book. He is glad he didn't listen to her. He began playing saxophone in school band in 6 th grade, got into punk rock a year later and picked up guitar and drums. In high school, he started playing bassoon and trumpet as well. He contributed saxophone to the school band as well as guitar and bass in the jazz band all 4 years. After high school he began producing electronic music, DJ'ing and delved into the recording arts. He has always been in a band for the past nine years, but currently play drums in a metal/alternative band. Joe has played stages suchs as Mojoe's, The Des Plaines Theater, Penny Road Pub and Clearwater Theater- With a few bigger names, like Hawthorne Heights, For All I Am, Spitalfield, Oceano and Veil of Maya. His wierest gig was when he played a christmas themed jazz concert at a Fuddruckers. For as long as He can remember he has been intrigued by music and sound. Watching musicians perform live, he would think 'that's too cool, I wanna do that!' Eventually his after-school hobby became his passion. Bands that influenced: John Coltrane, The Fall of Troy, and Tera Melos Joe reside in Elk Grove Village, IL. He was born in Los Angeles, CA and moved here when he was nine. Joe majors in Music Composition at Columbia College Chicago, with a minor in Audio Arts Acoustics. Some additional information on Joe we asked him to share: Interests? Restoring/autocrossing cars, cooking, traveling, and kickin' it with my cocker spaniel Sam. Favorite fast food? Gene n' Judes or Taco Burrito King Final words: Never give up on a dream or passion, as we never know where it may take us one day.
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    • Kevin Decker
      Bass Instructor, Upright Bass Instructor, Saxophone Instructor, Keyboard, & Performance Group Leader
      Kevin has been playing bass and saxophone in original and cover bands since he was 15 years old. He has written original songs and arranged covers for various instrumentations. He is in a multiple ...
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      Kevin has been playing bass and saxophone in original and cover bands since he was 15 years old. He has written original songs and arranged covers for various instrumentations. He is in a multiple bands playing at many venues around Chicagoland, private events and fundraisers, festivals, backing for theatre performances and video game soundtracks. He has extensive experience plan and running rehearsals.His main instruments are basses (upgright and electric) and saxophones (baritone, tenor, and alto) but has experience playing all the rock instruments and can do electronic programming.He has been giving private lessons in bass, saxophone and beginning keyboards to students of all ages since 2004.Kevin has a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College in Chicago concentrating on Instrumental Performance, Jazz Studies and Muisc Composition.
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    • Eric Drazner
      Guitar Instructor, Performance Group Leader
      Eric is an accopmlished professional musician and teacher with over 12 years of being a working music instructor teaching guitar and music theory at places such as Libertyville Music, Music Gallery...
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      Eric is an accopmlished professional musician and teacher with over 12 years of being a working music instructor teaching guitar and music theory at places such as Libertyville Music, Music Gallery in Highland Park and for private students.Eric attended Drake University and graduated with a Bachelor of Music from University of Denver Lamont School of Music.Using his music education and passion, he plays guitar on a professional basis for in a number of genres indlucing progressive rock, heavy metal, blues and funk.
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    • James Bourland
      Guitar Instructor, Rookies Instructor & Rock 101 Instructor
      When James was a kid, he wanted to be a violin player and started playing violin in elementary school. Then he got his first guitar in middle school and quickly realized it was his favorite thing t...
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      When James was a kid, he wanted to be a violin player and started playing violin in elementary school. Then he got his first guitar in middle school and quickly realized it was his favorite thing to do. He was hooked ever since!James played in many bands throughout his highschool and college years. His wierdest gig was being part of pit band for the LGBT Choir and getting on stage to dance the Time Warp with them.J.S. Bach is his favorite musician closely followed by Jim Hendrix and Wu Tang Clan.Other Favorites are cats and motorcycles!James lives in Chicago and is from Ann Arbor Michigan where he was a student at Ann Arbor''s Music Center's Rock Band school (similar to School of Rock) for many years in middle school and highschool. When he turned 18, they hired him as a teacher there. James has been teaching students for 6 years. James is in his final year at Columbia College in Chicago and is an instrumental performance majoy with a focus in guitar.James has
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    • Rachel Quinn
      Vocal Instructor, Little Wing, Rookies Instructor, Performance Leader Studio Coordinator
      Rachl "Raxx" Quinn Frontwoman for Shokker, Hard rock/Melodic Metal Singer. My life and my art are one and the same. I genuinely love what I do. She uses her blog to document her experien...
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      Rachl "Raxx" Quinn

      Frontwoman for Shokker, Hard rock/Melodic Metal Singer.
      My life and my art are one and the same.

      I genuinely love what I do.

      She uses her blog to document her experiences in some small way and share them with her fans. She enjoys connecting with people from all walks of life.

      However, She prefers face to face contact; physical interaction between two spirits.

      Rachel is an accomplished vocalist winnning a number of awards in her young career including: VANAMM 2013 attendee, winning second place in Siren of the Gods competition in impromptu performance with Doug Aldrich of Whitesnake and Dio which was an amazing experience for her.

      While she is a vocalist with over 7+ strong years of singing experience carrying with her extensive voice knowledge, she also can teach some keyboards/piano, bass guiatr and electric guitar.

      Rachel relocated here from Pennsylvania and resides in Niles, IL.
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    • Diane Morrison
      Vocal Instructor, Little Wing, Performance Leader
      Diane studied voice at the University of Northern Colorado majoring in vocal jazz and studied classical and jazz at Elmhurst College majoring in Music Education. She has been teaching private and g...
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      Diane studied voice at the University of Northern Colorado majoring in vocal jazz and studied classical and jazz at Elmhurst College majoring in Music Education. She has been teaching private and group voice lessons for 10 years. Diane sings with Chicago Orchestra’s and Bands performing on the weekends. She has been part of The Connexion Band since 1995 and works for Chicago Music Management as a lead vocalist for ceremonies, weddings and corporate events. She has extensive recording experience and currently has a jingle on the radio for Jennings Chevrolet.
      During her musical career she has performed in the off Broadway Rock Opera Alice In wonderland in Austin, TX, performed at the Cabaret SA in San Antonio, TX and at Lela B’s at the historic Crockett Hotel in San Antonio, TX.
      In Chicago She has performed at the Green Mill, the Jazz Showcase and hundreds of other venues in the Chicago Land area performing for Weddings, Corporate and Private Parties.
      She lives in Hoffman Estates with her husband, her 12 year old daughter Samantha and her dog Scooter! Diane also enjoys running, gardening and spending time outdoors.
      But most of all she loves to sing and share her experiences and knowledge with others!
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    • Brian Volleride
      Keyboard Instructor, Group Leader
      Brian got his start in music as a trumpeter in the 4th grade. He almost quit after the first two weeks. After the trumpet , it was the French horn and then Piano and Organ. He has played in numero...
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      Brian got his start in music as a trumpeter in the 4th grade. He almost quit after the first two weeks. After the trumpet , it was the French horn and then Piano and Organ. He has played in numerous bands and with many stars, his music multi keyboard career having taken him to over 74 countries performing as a musician. He is recently off the road and has played, orchestrated, and was MD for Chi-lites, The Drifters, The Classic 4, Sugar Blue, John Lee Hooker, Lonnie Brooks, and Otis Rush. One of his weirdest gigs was ....in the courtyard of a mansion in Mumbai, India… For the country's government elite and Bollywood stars Worst Gig: playing in a Biker Bar. Most recently keyboardist for: Peaches Staten, James Armstrong, Mike Wheeler, Chico Banks and Big Lou (XLM Bluesville)

      Brian has been teaching since 2000 and has worked at Five Hands Piano Studio, Morton Grove Music and Wheeling Park District to name a few of his places before coming to School of Rock.

      Brian likes music because it allows him to express feelings and ideas. He enjoys and has been most influenced by Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder. He is well versed in Blues, Jazz, R & B, Soul, Rock, Disco, Reggae, Zydeco & Funk. Brian was born and raised in Chicago… and now resides in Wheaton.

      Outside of his extensive professional experience, Brian also has an Associate in fine arts from Illinois State University and College of DuPage and is sponsored by Nord Keyboards and Barbetta Amplification. Brian believes in the power of music to change a life

      Brian has a seven year-old son, Domenico and his favorite fast food is Popeyes.
      A personal Motto: GET ON STAGE!
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    • Brian Reynolds
      Drum Instructor, Adult Group Leader
      Brian Reynolds has been drumming since he was 10 years old. Early influences and instruction include the jazz great Max Mariash, who played drums with Art Van Damme Quintet. Brian loves all styles ...
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      Brian Reynolds has been drumming since he was 10 years old. Early influences and instruction include the jazz great Max Mariash, who played drums with Art Van Damme Quintet. Brian loves all styles of music and brings a melodic approach to laying down any groove. He played in four working bands full-time to pay for college and loved the challenge of playing various styles of music with a wide variety of musicians and personalities. Brian enjoys sharing his musical knowledge and has been teaching students individually and directing ensembles for over 20 years.

      He has had the pleasure to support many well-known musicians in his performing career and is proud to say that his band’s bass player Darryl Jones, (past Sting and currently with the Rolling Stones) was hired out of his college band by the late great Miles Davis. Brian was selected to perform with the Southern Illinois University Jazz Big Band, Jazz Funk and Fusion Bands and was also honored to be selected to perform with jazz legend sax player Eddie Harris. He has worked with with Angus Thomas who played bass for the great John Mayall, who brought Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck together to form the Blues Breakers. Brian has enjoyed performing with two of Chicago’s top jazz guitarists, Chuck Tripp and John Moulder. Other notable players and Mid-West bands Brian’s performed with: guitarist Robbie Stokes, who recorded with The Grateful Dead, pianist Judy Roberts jazz quartet, Chicago’s busiest bass player Brian Sandstrom, Chicago’s Big Twist and the Mellow Fellows, Dr. Bombay and the Rockin Rhythm & Blues of The BBC.

      Brian Plays Yamaha Drums, Zildjian Cymbals and pro-mark 707 sticks

      Brian lives in Arlington Heights, is an active member of the community and a father to 5 grown adults (several who are performing musicians)
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    • Jay (Julian) Rocha
      Drum Instructor
      Julian J. Rocha: Son of a Tejano musician, Julian has been playing drums since the age of 4. Formally self-taught, Julian has been a fixture on the Chicago music scene since his late teens. He...
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      Julian J. Rocha:

      Son of a Tejano musician, Julian has been playing drums since the age of 4. Formally self-taught, Julian has been a fixture on the Chicago music scene since his late teens. He has carved out his niche in the music business by being first call for many Chicago based acts in emergency situations. A graduate of Northeastern Illinois University with a History / Music degree (and recently returning from a Big Band Jazz tour of China) Julian is really excited at the prospect of giving back to the musician community by teaching at the School of Rock.

      Credits: ANIMATION - A Tribute to RUSH
      NEIU Jazz Ensembles / Combos
      Suburban Cowboys (sub) - Country
      Live Band Karaoke (sub) - Over 300 songs to choose from, all styles
      Blue Line - Chicago born, Original Blues Rock
      MMB - Original Music for Music Players

      Gear: Premier Signia Drums or PDP Drums (depending on the type of gig)
      Pearl Snares
      Roland Electronics
      Shure "In Ear" monitors and Drum microphones
      Any cymbal maker...as long as it sounds good.
      Vic Firth Drum Sticks and Mallets
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    • Amber Bowser
      Little Wing Instructor, Vocal Instructor
      Amber found out she could truly sing in 8th grade when she auditioned for the part of the Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and She Got the Part! Amber played violin in 4t...
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      Amber found out she could truly sing in 8th grade when she auditioned for the part of the Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and She Got the Part!

      Amber played violin in 4th grade and held the instrument up very high-she got teased about it but she held it that high so she could see what she was doing!

      She started with violin, then onto flute. She finally decided singing was the way to go. Amber took private voice lessons, choir, show choir all the way through-middle school and beyond. She sang in a special choir that was selected to perform and tour throughout Europe. They got to sing our way through 6 different countries! She then went on to college for Vocal Performance, specifically Opera. It was very intense. Amber was a coloratura soprano-meaning the highest singing soprano there is. Amber attended college at Luther College in Decorah, IA. She majored in Opera Performance and English Literature.

      A funny story about Amber singing: She once had to sing for a wedding reception. She was performing a popular country song, which wasn’t really my norm, and right before She sang it, the DJ played the actual song sung by the famous country singer. Needless to say it was a tough act to follow.

      Thoughts from Amber? “Music makes sense to me-I feel truly alive when I am making music. I love to read, crochet, play softball and swim. My favorite season is Fall. I want to own a 1974 Ford Ranger someday.”

      Favorite Quote:
      “Almost anybody can lean to think or believe or know, but not a single human being can be taught to feel. The moment you feel, you’re nobody-but-yourself”. ee cummings

      Favorite Junk Food?
      Culvers-great ice cream.

      Amber’s favorite artists? Renee Fleming is an amazing Operatic Soprano, Indigo girls, The Who, First Aid Kit, on and on and on…

      Amber lives in Mount Prospect, she grew up in Sheboygan, WI.

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    • Leslie Stollenwerk-Gleason
      Studio Coordinator

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Testimonials

  • “It is hard to articulate the pride you feel as a parent when you see your kid perform on-stage. As a music teacher for fifteen years, it is easy to say that choosing the Downingtown School of Rock for our fifteen year-old son, was indeed, the best parenting decision we have made yet. ”
    — Susan B., parent, Unionville, PA
  • “When we decided to send our daughter to SOR, we never imagined what a positive impact that one decision would have on her life. She transformed from a shy, quiet kid to a confident, incredible musician, with an active social life and many close friends she considers her second family. The amazing memories she’ll always have of touring and performing with the All-Stars at world-renowned venues and festivals are just icing on the cake. ”
    — Karla D., parent, Unionville, PA
  • “I wish I had School of Rock when I was growing up. ”
    — Nearly Every Parent Who Walks Through Our Doors
  • “School of Rock has been a great community for these kids. It is an alternative to extracurricular activities that a lot of these kids can really fit into where they might feel out of place in other arenas. ”
    — Andrew, parent, San Diego, CA