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About School of Rock Downingtown

Welcome to School of Rock Downingtown, where students learn to rock their worlds. A fixture in Downingtown that has served crowds of aspiring young rockers since 2004, School of Rock Downingtown is all about curating a new generation of music-minded students who get to balance education with all the fun and awesomeness of a great jam session.

Whether our students are killing it on guitar, bass, drums, piano, or vocals, School of Rock Downingtown equips everyone with the right gear: experienced teachers, seriously awesome music fundamentals, and spectacular bands of friends and fellow musicians. Our performance-based approach helps our students build the skills they need beyond the stage, too: confidence, teamwork, innovation, art, and humor, just to name a few. We don’t just get our students amped about music – we get them amped about life.

Visit School of Rock Downingtown and get a feel for how we crank up the voltage of music education for today’s students and musicians.

Contact Information

School of Rock Downingtown
478 Acorn LaneDowningtown, PA 19335
(610) 518-7625

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday
1:00 PM - 8:30 PM
FridayClosed
Saturday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SundayClosed

Programs

  • At School of Rock Downingtown, 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.

    Downingtown 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 Downingtown’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!

  • School of Rock Downingtown’s Rock 101 Program encourages fun and success for our younger students as they begin their journey. The days of traditional instruction with piles of sheet music are over. At School of Rock Downingtown, we believe that playing real music is the only path to proficiency and a true appreciation for music.

    In Rock 101, students select one instrument to study, and we begin teaching fundamentals: scales, chords, notes, time signatures, and all the rest. Our unique approach to music instruction teaches our students vital fundamentals through songs they know and love, not rote memorization. With real musical context in a fun environment, we give all of our students the knowledge they need to really pursue their passion for music.

    All students in Downingtown’s Rock 101 Program can expect:

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

  • School of Rock Downingtown’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 Downingtown’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 Downingtown, 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 Downingtown, 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 Downingtown works with you to help you reach your goals.

    Students in School of Rock Downingtown’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 Downingtown’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 Downingtown’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 Downingtown, 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. Downingtown students will blow your mind with advanced performances chock-full of hi...
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At School of Rock Downingtown, 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.

Downingtown 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 Downingtown’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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Upcoming Events

    • September 11 - 12 2015
      School Of Rock Presents: Neil Young
      This event is at Downingtown School of Rock (478 Acorn Lane Downingtown, PA 19335). Friday 9/11/15 Saturday 9/12/15The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame website describes Neil Young as "one of rock and r...
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      This event is at Downingtown School of Rock (478 Acorn Lane Downingtown, PA 19335). Friday 9/11/15 Saturday 9/12/15The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame website describes Neil Young as "one of rock and roll's greatest songwriters and performers". He was inducted into the Hall of Fame twice, first as a solo artist in 1995, and second as a member of Buffalo Springfield in 1997. Young's music is characterized by his distinctive guitar work deeply personal lyrics.Tickets $8.00 -SOR Students FREE!
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    • September 19 - 20 2015
      School Of Rock Presents: The Ramones
      This event is at Downingtown School of Rock (478 Acorn Lane Downingtown, PA 19335). SATURDAY 9/19 SUNDAY 9/20 AT 2:00The Ramones revitalized rock and roll infusing it with punk energy, brash attit...
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      This event is at Downingtown School of Rock (478 Acorn Lane Downingtown, PA 19335). SATURDAY 9/19 SUNDAY 9/20 AT 2:00The Ramones revitalized rock and roll infusing it with punk energy, brash attitude and a loud, fast new sound. They got back to basics: simple, speedy, stripped-down rock and roll songs. Voice, guitar, bass, drums. No makeup, no egos, no light shows, no nonsense. They are now hailed as one of the most influential American bands, and their music reaches more ears today than it did during those hard-working years when they were loudly going about the revolutionary business of reinventing rock and roll.Tickets $8.00 / School of Rock Students FREE
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    • September 19
      8:00 PM
      School Of Rock Presents: Van Halen
      This event is at Downingtown School of Rock (478 Acorn Lane Downingtown, PA 19335). Friday 9/18 and Saturday 9/19 @ 8:00 pmVan Halen reinvigorated hard rock during a period of doldrums by bringing ...
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      This event is at Downingtown School of Rock (478 Acorn Lane Downingtown, PA 19335). Friday 9/18 and Saturday 9/19 @ 8:00 pmVan Halen reinvigorated hard rock during a period of doldrums by bringing youthful, West Coast bravado and blistering virtuosity to the genre. They are one of the world's best-selling bands of all time, having sold more than 80 million records.Tickets $8.00 / School of Rock Students FREE
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    • September 26 - 27 2015
      School Of Rock Presents: New Wave
      This event is at Downingtown School of Rock (478 Acorn Lane Downingtown, PA 19335). Friday 9/25 and Saturday 9/26New wave music is a musical genre of pop/rock created in the late-1970s to mid-1980s...
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      This event is at Downingtown School of Rock (478 Acorn Lane Downingtown, PA 19335). Friday 9/25 and Saturday 9/26New wave music is a musical genre of pop/rock created in the late-1970s to mid-1980s with ties to 1970s punk rock. Artists such as The Buggles, The Go Go's, Tears For Fears, B-52's and more!Tickets $8.00 / School of Rock Students FREE
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    • September 26 - 27 2015
      School Of Rock Presents: Jimi Hendrix
      This event is at Downingtown School of Rock (478 Acorn Lane Downingtown, PA 19335). SATURDAY 9/26 AND SUNDAY 9/27 at 2:00Widely recognized as one of the most creative and influential musicians of t...
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      This event is at Downingtown School of Rock (478 Acorn Lane Downingtown, PA 19335). SATURDAY 9/26 AND SUNDAY 9/27 at 2:00Widely recognized as one of the most creative and influential musicians of the 20th century, Jimi Hendrix pioneered the explosive possibilities of the electric guitar. The music of Jimi Hendrix embraced the influences of blues, ballads, rock, RB, and jazz a collection of styles that continue to make Hendrix one of the most popular figures in the history of rock music.Tickets $8.00 / SOR Students FREE
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    • October 3 - 4 2015
      School Of Rock Presents: The Best of the 70s
      This event is at Downingtown School of Rock (478 Acorn Lane Downingtown, PA 19335). Friday 10/2 and Saturday 10/3In the '70s AM radio ruled. With one spin of the dial you could find a pop single, a...
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      This event is at Downingtown School of Rock (478 Acorn Lane Downingtown, PA 19335). Friday 10/2 and Saturday 10/3In the '70s AM radio ruled. With one spin of the dial you could find a pop single, a rock song, a country ballad, a soul refrain'”the music that gave the decade its unforgettable soundtrack. Music from Fleetwood Mac, The Bee Gees, Aerosmith, The Beatles and much more!!!Tickets $8.00 / SOR Sturdents FREE!!
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Testimonials

  • “School of Rock provides opportunities not just for kids to learn the classic material and techniques of rock and roll, but also provides them with fantastic lessons in problem solving, team building, and the rewards of hard work while building their self esteem and confidence (all while having a blast). The SoR experience creates not only rock stars on stage, but it transfers into other areas of the kids lives as well!”
    — Rocker Mom, Salt Lake City, UT
  • “You are transforming my child into someone who knows that she "can." She doesn't hope for the "I can" anymore - she KNOWS she can now. Our daughter is learning how to come out of herself, take risks, close her eyes and just fly. We are so grateful. More than you can ever know. ”
    — Francine & Lou, Fort Washington, PA
  • “School of Rock has prepared me for the world because it is an environment that constantly challenges my creative abilities. ”
    — Jake, 18, Downingtown, PA
  • “School of Rock has taught me to work hard for things that I want to get (like being an AllStar), and it's taught me to work really well with others, and has improved my communication skills. ”
    — Adam, 18, School of Rock Rochester