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About School of Rock Orlando

Welcome to School of Rock Orlando, where students learn to rock their worlds. School of Rock Orlando has the best combination of instructors, instruments, and captivating programs to get your student strumming, drumming, playing, or singing their way to rockstar status.

At School of Rock Orlando, we believe as much in the power of the band as we do in the thrill of a killer solo act. We bring our kids and the community of Orlando together to create excellent performers who learn from cool, real life experiences in the world of music. Our performance-based approach amps up our students for serious fun and serious success.

Music in a team-based environment is today’s gateway to education, confidence, fun, friendship, and so much more. Visit School of Rock Orlando today.

Contact Information

School of Rock Orlando
6700 Conroy Windermere Road
Suite 140
Orlando, FL 32835
US
(407) 710-9100(407) 710-9100

Horas de Servicio

Day of the WeekHours
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Martes - Jueves2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Sábado10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Programas

  • At School of Rock Orlando, 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.

    Orlando 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 Orlando’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 Orlando’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 Orlando, 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 Orlando’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!

  • "Our top performers can audition for School of Rock Orlando’s most prestigious honor: a spot in our AllStars program! School of Rock’s AllStars represent the absolute best of the best from School of Rock’s global network of schools and students. Equipped with incredible musical abilities and a serious talent for amazing teamwork, our AllStars have the skills and drive to grow into the next generation of musical greats.

    Every summer, our AllStars embark on an authentic concert tour – complete with tour busses – for a one-of-a-kind experience. Our Orlando musicians perform with All Star bands in multiple live shows across the country. Our AllStars have performed at Red Rocks, Lollapalooza, Hangout Music Fest, Namm, Gathering of the Vibes, and countless others. AllStars also get to share the stage and learn from experienced, larger-than-life legends like Alice Cooper, Eddie Vedder, and Slash – just to name a few. School of Rock’s AllStars program provides an opportunity unlike any other: to learn to rock the stage for real audiences.

    All AllStars at School of Rock Orlando can expect:

    • Real-world performances where they can excel in their chosen medium: guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, and/or vocals
    • Killer jamming and collaboration with their band
    • A summer full of cool, practical learning-on-the-go
    • Development of advanced instrumental techniques
    • A truly epic rock experience like no other!"

  • School of Rock Orlando is now enrolling for our Adult Performance Program, where adult students of all proficiency levels can explore and conquer the world of music. We get our students playing and learning at lightning-quick speeds through practical performance rather than run-of-the-mill music instruction programs. At School of Rock Orlando, the thrill of the performance is just as important as learning the skill to rock.

    Our adult students learn the fundamentals of music, including scales, chords, notes, progressions, and more, through some of the most iconic songs and sounds in music history. Whether you’re a die-hard fan of rock ‘n roll or a metal-loving head-banger at home in the mosh pit, our teachers know how to best connect your love for music with a passion for learning it.

    All students in School of Rock Orlando’s Adult Program can expect:

    • Fast-paced instruction in one of our great musical offerings: guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, and/or vocals
    • Weekly private instruction catered to your goals and level of proficiency
    • Rehearsals with others just like you to get ready for real shows at live music venues
    • An understanding of music theory and technique fundamentals, learned through songs from your favorite music genre
    • Fun, instruction, and a great progression of practical skills wrapped all into one!

  • School of Rock Orlando’s Rookies Program is designed for first and second graders to provide a fun introduction to music fundamentals. Among other tools, we use proprietary setups for guitar, bass, drums and keyboard to provide a gateway to understanding music. The skills and passion for music that we teach our students gets them ready for Rock 101 and a lasting appreciation for music.

    Our Orlando Rookies learn the fundamental concepts of pitch, rhythm, form and dynamics with age-appropriate exercises, tools and games. We encourage our students to explore a variety of instruments and play styles so they can get familiar with all parts of the musical landscape; even the most incredible solo guitar players or drummers need to understand how the rest of the band works together.

    All students in Orlando’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!

  • School of Rock Orlando’s music camps and workshops are designed to bring out the best performance in a fast-paced learning environment. Just like our standard programs, our camps offer a high-energy experience that is fun, creative and team-oriented. Our students learn music by playing it with their peers, guided by experienced instructors from the music community.

    From basic Performance Boot Camps to more advanced Guitar Building and Songwriting Training, School of Rock offers opportunities for musicians of all skill levels. Camps vary by location, so please contact us for a current list of camps and workshops at School of Rock Orlando.

    Regardless of which camp they choose, students can expect:
    • Hands-on skill building for guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, drums, and/or vocals
    • One-on-one interaction with seasoned music professionals
    • A deeper appreciation for music theory and fundamentals
    • Greater confidence, collaboration and improvisation abilities
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At School of Rock Orlando, 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.

Orlando 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 Orlando’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!

Próximos Eventos

    • January 2
      1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

      Beginner Guitar Boot Camp

      Workshop
      In the Beginner Guitar Boot Camp, new guitarists will learn the basics of the instrument: introduction into how the guitar works, tuning the guitar, posture, and basic playing technique. We'll even...
      In the Beginner Guitar Boot Camp, new guitarists will learn the basics of the instrument: introduction into how the guitar works, tuning the guitar, posture, and basic playing technique. We'll even explore notes, chords, and play a few licks!

      New to guitar? Just got a guitar for the holidays? Join this workshop and get a jump-start on learning to play! This workshop is a great stocking-stuffer (we can print/email a gift certificate for you/to you).

      Suggested for beginning skill level guitarists, ages 7-18, and is appropriate for aspiring electric or acoustic guitarists.

      Enrollment Link:
      https://orlando-sor.pike13.com/categories/72516
    • January 21
      1:30 PM - 8:00 PM

      Fall 2017 Season Shows

      Live Rock Music Concert
      Our students are excited to perform our Fall 2017 Seasonal Shows! Come out to support our amazing young rockers from both School of Rock Oviedo and School of Rock Orlando playing LIVE! Rock Music! ...
      Our students are excited to perform our Fall 2017 Seasonal Shows! Come out to support our amazing young rockers from both School of Rock Oviedo and School of Rock Orlando playing LIVE! Rock Music! The players have worked hard this fall to bring you some great shows with a ton of variety!

      Schedule for Sunday, January 21, 2018:
      1:30pm - Doors Open
      2:00pm - A Tribute to Van Halen
      3:30pm - Rock101
      4:00pm - Genesis vs. Peter Gabriel
      5:30pm - British Invasion ... And Beyond
      6:45pm - The Blues

      Tickets are $5 in advance through a School of Rock student or the school, and $10 at the door. So buy your tickets early :)

      Special thanks to our friends at The Abbey Orlando!

      The Abbey
      100 S Eola Drive
      Orlando, FL 32801
    • January 28
      1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

      Fall 2017 Season Shows - Encore Performances

      Live Rock Music Concert
      Our students are excited for ENCORE PERFORMANCES of our Fall 2017 Seasonal Shows! Come out to support our amazing young rockers from both School of Rock Oviedo and School of Rock Orlando playing LI...
      Our students are excited for ENCORE PERFORMANCES of our Fall 2017 Seasonal Shows! Come out to support our amazing young rockers from both School of Rock Oviedo and School of Rock Orlando playing LIVE! Rock Music! The players have worked hard this fall to bring you some great shows!

      Schedule for the day:
      12:30pm - Doors
      1:00pm - British Invasion ... And Beyond
      2:15pm - A Tribute to Van Halen
      3:45pm - Grad School presents Masters of Metal

      Tickets are $5 in advance through a School of Rock student or the school, and $10 at the door. So buy your tickets early :)

      Special thanks to our old friends at BB King's Blues Club Orlando!

      BB King's Blues Club
      9101 International Drive
      Suite 2230
      Orlando, FL 32819

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    • Photo of Garine Adams
      Garine Adams
      Music Instructor
      Garine Adams, known to most as G from the Adams' Family Band, grew up around music from all over the world. Born in Lebanon, her family relocated to Nigeria until 1990. Eventually settling in Dayto...
      Garine Adams, known to most as G from the Adams' Family Band, grew up around music from all over the world. Born in Lebanon, her family relocated to Nigeria until 1990. Eventually settling in Daytona Beach Garine was exposed to the beach music scene and started gigging. Overtime her love for American music grew to include genres ranging from Jazz to Rock to Reggae and R&B. Garine's first instrument was piano, however she is constantly learning and can currently perform and instruct on 10+ instruments and vocal technique. As a music teacher of 15 years Garine was acknowledged as the 2014 teacher of the year at Kissimmee Elementary School.
    • Photo of Jeremy Adams
      Jeremy Adams
      Music Instructor
      Jeremy Adams is an active performer, educator, and composer in Central Florida. He performs regularly around the Florida and the Southeast US in multiple bands/projects. Jeremy is a multi-instrumen...
      Jeremy Adams is an active performer, educator, and composer in Central Florida. He performs regularly around the Florida and the Southeast US in multiple bands/projects. Jeremy is a multi-instrumentalist and plays guitar, piano, bass guitar/upright bass, banjo, and percussion in various professional settings in the Orlando area. His passion for music is life long and spans across many genres including blues, rock, metal, country, hip hop, classical music, and noise. Jeremy holds a Bachelors in Music Composition from the University of Central Florida and a Masters in Music Composition and Electronic Music from the University of South Florida.
    • Photo of Dean Andrews
      Dean Andrews
      Music Instructor
      At the age of 8, Dean Andrews Jr. began what has become a lifelong musical journey by studying a wide variety of drumming styles. Rock, Pop, Country, Jazz, Hick Hop, Rudimental, and Electronica are...
      At the age of 8, Dean Andrews Jr. began what has become a lifelong musical journey by studying a wide variety of drumming styles. Rock, Pop, Country, Jazz, Hick Hop, Rudimental, and Electronica are just a few examples of Dean's extensive knowledge of the drumming world. Not long after relocating from New Mexico at the age of 13, Dean began playing live and recording with numerous highly recognized Orlando are bands, such as Jennyanderson, Some Other Life, Von Ra, Canvas, Am Conspiracy (fronted by Jason Jones of Drowning Pool), and national recording/ touring artist The Lacs (Country/ Hick Hop pioneers!). Dean enjoys passing on all of the lessons learned in his career to his School of Rock students!
    • Photo of Mario Ticlea
      Mario Ticlea
      Music Instructor
      Mario picked up his first guitar when he was seventeen and couldn’t imagine his life without one, since. He poured all his passion and love for the instrument into every hour he spent deciphering...
      Mario picked up his first guitar when he was seventeen and couldn’t imagine his life without one, since. He poured all his passion and love for the instrument into every hour he spent deciphering its secrets, learning, exploring, and delving into multiple genres. That work put him on the path he’s on today. An accomplished live performer, respected by his peers, Mario has been sharing his knowledge and experience for the past sixteen years, joyfully helping students to advance their knowledge and mastery over their instrument.
    • Photo of Durga Truex
      Durga Truex
      Music Instructor
      Durga began singing almost as soon as she began talking. Not only is the voice the first instrument and the only one you can bring anywhere, but it brings music to life in ways no other instrument ...
      Durga began singing almost as soon as she began talking. Not only is the voice the first instrument and the only one you can bring anywhere, but it brings music to life in ways no other instrument can. From her teaching and singing experiences, Durga feels that singing can and should be a free and effortless form of self-expression that connects you to your soul and truly moves the people who listen to you. Able to sing just about any genre, the most awesome moment of all Durga’s singing experience, however, was when found the singing, songwriting, and composing style that is all her own. As a teacher, her core philosophy is cultivating strong fundamentals and helping students get confident and grounded inside themselves- which enables them to sing any style- but more importantly, to go beyond their influences to find their natural sound and develop their own uniqueness. She has a flair for helping new performers get “in the zone” and overcome anxiety about singing in front of others.
    • Photo of Wes Simmons
      Wes Simmons
      Owner/General Manager
      On opening a School of Rock location, "In addition to having an absolute love for rock music, I wanted to provide kids with an environment in which they can not only learn to play great music, but ...
      On opening a School of Rock location, "In addition to having an absolute love for rock music, I wanted to provide kids with an environment in which they can not only learn to play great music, but learn about individuality and develop self-confidence. This is simply the BEST music program I have encountered, featuring the most compelling teaching strategy I have ever seen in music."

Promociones

Noticias

    • School of Rock' brought to life in Oviedo

      The young musicians flash fleeting grins at parents and friends as they nervously walk on stage, some of them for the very first time. Above them, portraits of rock and blues legends Eric Clapton, ...
      The young musicians flash fleeting grins at parents and friends as they nervously walk on stage, some of them for the very first time. Above them, portraits of rock and blues legends Eric Clapton, BB King, Janis Joplin, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Jimi Hendrix seem to look on, as lovingly as the proud parents in the crowd. A few last fidgets with strings and sticks and suddenly the drummer is counting them down to the first song. It's showtime. The band members settle into the rhythm and seem to find their groove, finally letting loose relaxed smiles and showing their excitement of performing on stage. The students at Oviedo's School of Rock have been working toward this very performance for the past three months. They met with their instructor once a week for 45-minute private lessons and they spent two-and-a-half hours a week practicing together as a performance band. This season they performed the classic rock hits of KISS and Led Zeppelin, much to the delight of the dads in the audience who could be seen singing along on many of the tunes. 'It took me a while to get comfortable on stage,' said 15-year-old guitarist Athena Hagerman. 'I really like the feedback I get from the crowd though.' 'When I perform, I feel really nervous, excited, happy and alive,' she said. The gratification of performing on the big stage with everyone counting on you is what helps the students stay motivated to learn, School of Rock director Wes Simmons said. At the school, working musicians teach a mix of classic rock, blues, funk, reggae and RB to students, ages 7 to 18. 'A lot of research goes into what we teach,' Simmons said. 'We try to go back to the bands that started it all historically.' 'Our performance-based approach provides an accelerated music education,' he said. 'It gives them incentive to learn and practice because they are committed to their group and the performance.' Some kids, like 11-year-old guitarist Hunter Heusel, seem born to be on the stage. 'I love the thrill of it!' he said. 'When we found out all the school had to offer, I just couldn't say no,' Hunter's mom, Dayna Heusel said. Other students like Athena needed a little push from mom and dad to get on stage before they realized how much they liked it. 'Athena was shy and a perfectionist,' said her mom Victoria Hagerman. 'We had to push her a little to get her up there, but we felt it would be a good experience for her,' she said. 15-year-old Athena is an honor student at Lake Howell High School who dreams of becoming a physicist one day. Athena's only problem is she studies too much, her mom said jokingly. 'This has brought out her self-confidence and she's made a lot of friends from other schools,' said her mom. 'It's made me open up more, become more confident talking to people. I am much happier now,' Athena said, moments before going on stage and rocking out her Led Zeppelin set. Every season concludes with the final performance for family and friends, but instead of taking the stage at school or church, these kids take their first major performance step into the spotlight at BB King's Blues Club. Those who really excel are offered an audition for the School of Rock All-Star performance groups. Those who are accepted do regional tours, sometimes performing during Vans' Warped Tour or even Lollapalooza. 'The most important thing though,' Simmons said 'is that they are meeting other like-minded kids, learning together and from each other and gaining not only a skill but confidence.' It's not too late to sign up for next season said Simmons, 'We still have parts for our performances of Jimi Hendrix and Queen this spring and not just for guitar, we also teach bass, drums, keys and vocals.' See more: Original article in the Seminole Voice by Allison Olcsvay: http://www.seminolevoice.com/news/2014/feb/26/school-rock-brought-life-oviedo/

    • It's showtime for these young rock stars

      Photo Credit: Jacob Langston, Orlando Sentinel / May 16, 2014 From Jimi Hendrix to Queen, kids of all ages are learning to riff at the School of Rock in Oviedo, Florida. By Martin E. Comas, Or...
      Photo Credit: Jacob Langston, Orlando Sentinel / May 16, 2014
      From Jimi Hendrix to Queen, kids of all ages are learning to riff at the School of Rock in Oviedo, Florida.

      By Martin E. Comas, Orlando Sentinel 2:58 p.m. EDT, June 7, 2014
      If you'll excuse 12-year-old Madison Sciarini, she's about to step on stage and go all psychedelic on us.She's about to "kiss the sky."Madison may not be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame anytime soon, but she's off to a decent start on a recent Saturday afternoon as she faces a raucous crowd of rock fans at a packed Orlando bar.Madison clutches her mike at Will's Pub, takes a deep breath and belts out Jimi Hendrix's classic "Purple Haze" as her teenage band mates drive the beat. Purple Haze all in my brain Lately things just don't seem the same Actin' funny, but I don't know why 'Scuse me while I kiss the sky In the crowd, Madison's mom watches in awe. There on stage, under the spotlight, is Peggy Sciarini's quiet daughter putting her personal touch on one of rock-and-roll's best-known anthems. A Jimi Hendrix tune that Peggy herself listened to as a teenager."She absolutely loves singing," the proud mom said above the roar of the crowd. "She's usually pretty shy. So I was really surprised. I thought she wouldn't want to do this. But she's doing it."The scene '” kids jamming to rock 'n' roll as their parents eagerly look on would have been unheard of a few decades ago. Rock music, after all, was all about rebellion, resisting authority or, as Jack Black drummed into the heads of his young converts in the movie, School of Rock, "sticking it to the man."But for Madison and her fellow band members, the Jimi Hendrix production was simply about learning to play music and having fun.They are students at Oviedo's School of Rock, a music academy that teaches kids from preschool to 18 how to sing, play instruments and, just as important, perform on stage.It's an after-school music school for wannabe rock stars with a focus on learning how to put on a show."We want them having fun right away performing before a crowd, and that way we get them interested in learning how to play a musical instrument," said Wes Simmons, owner and manager of Oviedo's School of Rock. "Once we say, 'Let's play some music,' then we've got them."School of Rock is a national chain started in Philadelphia more than a decade ago by musician Paul Green. The Oviedo school is the only one in Central Florida.Green discovered that young music students advanced more quickly when they started out playing with a group of their peers '” a far cry from the traditional one-on-one instruction from a teacher.The school quickly grew in popularity, especially after the 2003 hit movie with the same name starring Black, whose character was based loosely on Green.Even so, some purists might cringe at the school's approach. This is, after all, no Juilliard School of Music or even high-school band. Forget about the hours of practicing scales, learning harmony and theory '” or developing technique. This school, at its foundation, is about having fun.And there's nothing wrong with that, said Joe Gennaro, a lecturer on music at the University of Central Florida."I think anything, or by any mechanism, that gets a child interested in playing music is a good thing," Gennaro said. And if the students are grouped together in a band, "then it puts them into a mind-set that they are collaborating with others '” that they are part of a team," he said."It's no different than being part of a basketball or soccer team. Keep reading: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/seminole/os-oviedo-school-of-rock-20140607,0,5046347,full.story

Testimonios

  • “Instruction is tailored to the individual needs of each student, and lessons and rehearsals are enjoyable for the student, while pushing them to excel.”
    — Jennifer S., Oviedo, FL
  • “The students are entirely engaged! When a 16 year old boy gets in the car after the first day of camp and hugs his mom because he is So excited, that means it is a success!”
    — Robin W., Jacksonville, FL
  • “The teachers are amazing and supportive and the kids of ALL ages and backgrounds work so well together. School of Rock is a place where kids feel a part of something special and everyone fits in.”
    — Stacey E., Oviedo, FL
  • “They meet the kids where they are, work with them on any level, with patience and encouragement. They make it fun while learning every aspect of the music industry. There's no other place like it.”
    — Dayna H., Sanford, FL