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School of Rock Fairfield
1976 Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 292-5473
Hours
  • Monday: 12 PM - 8 PM
  • Tuesday: 12 PM - 8 PM
  • Wednesday: 12 PM - 8 PM
  • Thursday: 12 PM - 8 PM
  • Friday: 12 PM - 8 PM
  • Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM
  • Sunday: 11 AM - 5 PM

Music programs at School of Rock Fairfield combine one-on-one lessons with group band practices

Programs we offer

Performance music program for teens
Performance
Ages 7-18

The Performance Program at School of Rock Fairfield is our hallmark music program, where tens of thousands of students enroll each year. It consists of a weekly group rehearsal where kids and teens learn by playing rock music's most iconic songs with a band composed of their peers. Students are assigned songs and parts that are tailored to them based on their age, experience and ability to learn new skills and concepts. Students then work through their parts in weekly private music lessons, refining the skills and concepts that those songs introduce. The goal of this curriculum is to prepare kids and teens for live performances. Every few months, School of Rock Fairfield Performance Program students take the stage and play at local Fairfield music venues in front of a live audience.

What To Expect
  • 1 WEEKLY PRIVATE LESSON
  • 1 WEEKLY GROUP REHEARSAL

The Path to Take the Stage

School of Rock Fairfield's music programs for kids and teens are designed to inspire by getting students on stage and performing. All of our other music education programs focus on readying students for our famous Performance Program. This is where students develop incredible musical skills. These young musicians will have custom development plans outlined by their instructors with key concepts reinforced during private lessons and group rehearsals, all with the goal of performing live at a Fairfield music venue.

Adult music program for students over 21
Adult Program
Ages 21+

School of Rock Fairfield's Adult Program is for students over 21 years old who are looking to either improve their musical proficiency or pick up an instrument with no prior musical experience. As with most School of Rock music programs, the Adult Program uses a performance-based music education approach. This means the curriculum focuses on learning music concepts and applying them in a live performance setting. Our Adult Music Program includes one weekly private music lesson and a weekly group rehearsal. Every student at School of Rock Fairfield is placed in a band of fellow adults and then assigned specific songs as a way of learning key music concepts and skills. Adult students then take the stage to play at a live show in Fairfield.

What To Expect
  • 1 WEEKLY PRIVATE LESSON
  • 1 WEEKLY GROUP REHEARSAL

The Path to Take the Stage

All of our music programs are designed to inspire by getting students on stage and performing, with the goal of building strong musical proficiency along the way. The School of Rock Fairfield Adult Program is open to all experience levels and each student will follow a customized learning plan developed by their instructor. Adult students will work together during rehearsal to prepare for a live performance at a real rock venue in Fairfield.

House Band program for gigging at local venues around town
House Band
Age 17 and Under

The School of Rock Fairfield House Band music program gives students under 18 the opportunity to join a gigging band composed of fellow musicians from their school. These students perform additional live shows throughout the year. All students in the Performance Program have the opportunity to audition for a spot in School of Rock Fairfield's House Band. Once selected, House Band members become leaders in their School of Rock community and perform live shows at CT rock venues throughout the year.

What To Expect
  • A GIGGING MUSICIAN'S EXPERIENCE
  • FREQUENT LIVE PERFORMANCES IN COMMUNITY

The Path to Take the Stage

Performance is the core of School of Rock's educational approach. Therefore, we create additional opportunities for students to perform on stages throughout Fairfield and the rest of CT. The House Band music program allows each school's most talented students the opportunity to join a band and play routinely in front of live audiences. Once a member, students will gain real music experience associated with gigging musicians and will become leaders and mentors inside the School of Rock community.

The AllStars national tour features the best child and teen musicians
AllStars
Age 17 and Under

The School of Rock AllStars Tour takes the very best students from around the world and sends them on a nationwide summer tour across the United States. Less than 1% of School of Rock students are selected each year to represent School of Rock as an AllStar. All Performance Program students are eligible to audition for this prestigious program. The intensive audition process starts off with video submissions followed by live auditions. Once selected, AllStar students will have an authentic touring experience including traveling on a tour bus, doing tour publicity and starring in nightly performances at famous venues and festivals during a two-week tour.

What To Expect
  • A MULTI-CITY, COUNTRY-WIDE MUSIC TOUR EXPERIENCE
  • PERFORMING ON SOME OF THE BIGGEST AND MOST FAMOUS STAGES IN THE WORLD

The Path to Take the Stage

Becoming an AllStar is the highest level of achievement for a School of Rock student. They play on legendary stages large and small, including The Knitting Factory, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, The Troubadour and Lollapalooza. AllStar students often go on to have accomplished careers in the music industry. Former AllStars have gone on to become touring artists, star in Broadway musicals, get signed to record deals, become finalists on talent competitions like "The Voice" and "American Idol" and have other notable roles in the music industry.

Center Stage Program Picture
Center Stage
Ages 13-19

The Center Stage Artist Search Program is an opportunity to be heard by a major record label. Singers from the ages of 13-19 can submit an audition video as part of the selection process. Selected artists will then have the chance to participate in a studio recording session, and perform at a live artist showcase with record label executives in Los Angeles. We'll also provide School of Rock songwriting camp scholarships for 100 applicants. Submit your video audition today.

What to expect
  • A live artist showcase in front of record executives
  • Record in a state-of-the-art major label studio

The Path to Take the Stage

The music of legendary recording artists can be the inspiration behind many School of Rock students’ drive to pick up an instrument for the first time. This music is the foundation of our curriculum because it helps maintain young musician’s drive to gain musical proficiency. Center Stage is a program to help usher in the next generation of great artists that will one day inspire others to begin their musical journey.

Music Lessons in Fairfield

Kid learns to play guitar at School of Rock
Guitar Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Guitar Lessons for Kids

At School of Rock Fairfield, we offer beginner guitar lessons for kids. Our expert guitar instructors guide your child from start to finish with private instruction and weekly group band rehearsals. Every instructor at School of Rock Fairfield is an experienced musician, and they emphasize foundational music theory and technique when teaching guitar lessons to kids. Unlike other Fairfield guitar lessons and programs, School of Rock is designed to get students performing in a band.

Beginner Guitar Lessons for Adults

It’s never too late to learn to play the guitar. Similar to our kids guitar lessons, School of Rock Fairfield's beginner guitar lessons for adults utilizes a performance-based curriculum. Our experienced instructors teach adult students through popular rock songs, and teach students to play guitar in a way that’s challenging and fun. We believe the best way to learn is by doing, which is why we combine weekly private guitar lessons with group band rehearsals. At School of Rock Fairfield, we teach beginner guitar lessons for adults in our Adult Program. This program gets students performing onstage at a local Fairfield venue.

Key Concepts
  • Technique
  • Solos
  • Chords
  • Theory

Intermediate to Advanced Guitar Lessons

As students gain skills and experience, we move them along to more challenging programs at higher skill levels. Intermediate and advanced students take the skills they learned in beginner guitar lessons, and layer on more difficult techniques and concepts. School of Rock Fairfield offers advanced guitar lessons for kids and adults that teach by playing challenging classic rock songs and emphasize playing the guitar in a real music venue. Our Fairfield guitar teachers will work with each student to develop a custom learning plan.

Kids learn to drum at School of Rock
Drum Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Drum Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Fairfield is the best option for anyone looking to learn the drums. Our beginner drum lessons get kids behind the drum kit and on their way to taking the stage. That’s why at School of Rock Fairfield we combine private drum lessons for beginners with weekly band rehearsals—it prepares students to perform live. With years of experience teaching drums in Fairfield, our drum instructors teach beginner drum students core techniques, including how to groove, play rudiments and more.

Beginner Drum Lessons for Adults

Our drum lessons for adults are designed to accommodate all skill levels. At School of Rock Fairfield, our beginner drum lessons for adults are built for musicians with little to no experience. We teach adults using the same core performance-based education philosophy as our drum lessons for kids—performing with a band accelerates the learning process. Adult students will perform live at a venue in Fairfield. Unlike other Fairfield drum lessons for beginners, School of Rock combines private drum lessons with weekly band rehearsals so students are ready to play in front of real, live audiences.

Key Concepts
  • RUDIMENTS
  • TIME SIGNATURES
  • TECHNIQUE
  • GROOVE

Intermediate to Advanced Drum Lessons

More experienced to advanced drum students need a drum lesson curriculum that builds upon foundational skills and continues to grow musical proficiency. That’s why at School of Rock Fairfield, our drum lessons are customized for each student and his or her goals. Our Fairfield drum instructors integrate more complex techniques and concepts—intermediary grooves, shifts, meters and more—into a student's individual lessons and group band rehearsal, and will also select more difficult songs for his or her live performances.

 

Kid learns to sing at School of Rock
Singing Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Singing Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Fairfield offers beginner singing lessons for kids. Our unique, performance-based approach develops students' musical proficiency by preparing them to perform live. At School of Rock Fairfield, our vocal coaches are practicing musicians who integrate key music fundamentals—breathing, posture and more—into a curriculum based on performing with a band. Each week, beginner singing students participate in a private singing lesson and a band rehearsal.

Beginner Singing Lessons for Adults

School of Rock Fairfield teaches adults how to sing in our innovative Adult Program. Students develop vocal skills at a challenging pace designed to help you see results with every singing lesson. Adult vocalists learn how to keep tempo, stay on-key and master advanced vocal techniques for a powerful and healthy voice. Our curriculum teaches students how to sing by using popular rock songs that emphasize key concepts. Each week, Adult Program students have a private singing lesson for beginners and group band rehearsal.

Key Concepts
  • TECHNIQUE
  • HARMONY
  • POWER
  • READING

Intermediate to Advanced Singing Lessons

At School of Rock Fairfield, our singing lessons for kids and adults are designed to help our students reach a high degree of musical proficiency. Intermediate and advanced singers take skills learned from previous singing lessons and layer on more difficult techniques and concepts. Our advanced singing lessons teach students to sing by performing popular rock songs that illustrate a specific vocal concept or technique. We pair weekly private singing lessons with weekly band rehearsals with the goal of getting musicians to perform live in Fairfield.

Kid learns to play bass at School of Rock
Bass Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Bass Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Fairfield offers beginner bass guitar lessons for kids that blend weekly private instruction with weekly band rehearsals. This performance-based approach results in a high level of musical proficiency because it engages and inspires students. Every School of Rock bass instructor is a practicing musician in Fairfield and teaches bass lessons for kids that get great results. Beginners learn to play bass guitar by using popular rock songs that illustrate key concepts and techniques.

Beginner Bass Lessons for Adults

Adults looking to learn bass guitar can enroll in School of Rock’s Adult Program. No experience is necessary in our beginner bass guitar lessons for adults. At School of Rock Fairfield, our experienced, local bass guitar instructors have the patience and skills to help adult students gain musical proficiency. As with all School of Rock music programs, our bass guitar lessons for adults ciriculum is performance-based, and include both weekly private instruction and weekly band rehearsals.

Key Concepts
  • GROOVE
  • TECHNIQUE
  • THEORY
  • TONE

Intermediate to Advanced Bass Lessons

Our intermediate to advanced bass guitar lessons teach Fairfield students the skills they need to become the backbone of a band. Students take skills from previous bass lessons and layer on more difficult techniques and concepts. At School of Rock Fairfield, our bass instructors use popular rock songs as a way of teaching students advanced concepts and techniques. We pair weekly private bass lessons with weekly band rehearsals to inspire and engage students throughout the learning process.

Kid learns to play piano at School of Rock
Keyboard Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Keyboard Lessons for Kids

At School of Rock we teach differently than other music schools in Fairfield. Our curriculum is performance-based, meaning that we prepare students to perform. Our piano lessons for beginners combine weekly private instruction with weekly band rehearsals. At School of Rock Fairfield, our beginner keyboard lessons for kids take key concepts and music fundamentals—finger placement, scales, key differentiation and more—and teach them through popular rock songs. This approach inspires and engages students, which results in attaining a high level of musical proficiency. Our piano teachers have years of experience teaching music in the Fairfield area, and know how to coach and motivate students of any skill level to play the keyboard.

Beginner Keyboard Lessons for Adults

The School of Rock Fairfield Adult Program puts beginner keyboard students in a band. Adult Program students in the Fairfield area learn to play piano through a combination of weekly private beginner piano lessons and weekly band rehearsals. At School of Rock, our piano lessons give adult students the chance to perform in a band at local Fairfield music venues, taking them out of the classroom and onto the stage.

Key Concepts
  • TECHNIQUE
  • TONE
  • THEORY
  • READING

Intermediate to Advanced Keyboard Lessons

At School of Rock Fairfield, our keyboard lessons for kids and adults are designed to help students get results. Intermediate and advanced students take skills learned from beginner keyboard lessons and layer on more advanced piano techniques with concepts. Our local keyboard instructors are all practicing musicians in Fairfield, and use popular rock songs as a way of teaching complex skills. We pair weekly private piano lessons with weekly band rehearsals to inspire and engage students throughout the learning process.

Our Experienced Music Teachers

All of School of Rock Fairfield’s music teachers are experienced musicians devoted to helping students attain musical proficiency. Our instructors guide students one-on-one to personalize learning, inspire confidence and build social skills.

Francesco Perrouna Music Director

Francesco Perrouna is a dedicated, progressive instrumentalist, a seasoned vocalist with a soaring passionate range, and a songwriter spanning across the rock, funk, and soul/blues genres. A high-energy bandleader with a performance career that spans three decades, Francesco can be heard on albums by Suzanne Vick, Shake, the Heroes, the Swag Hooks, Canbaz and The Voodoo Jets .

Most recently, The Voodoo Jets released "From Greens to Eternity," which has already received high praise for its energy and rich harmonies. Although he now has his feet firmly planted at School of Rock, sharing the magic and the language of music with the future of rock to come, he can be seen all over Fairfield County fronting the 4-piece funk phenomenon Pimpinella.

Fallon Lampert General Manager

Music has been a part of Fallon's life from a very young age. Some of her earliest musical influences were the various classic rock and blues artists that were constantly being played in her home. This appreciation led to her involvement in concert band during her elementary years playing the flute. As her musical interests evolved into more modern, popular styles, she began playing guitar during high school. Some of her favorite genres of music include funk, reggae and soul. In addition to this musical background, Fallon brings with her experience working at a nursery school as well as years of providing administrative support. She also holds a BA in Psychology from Southern Connecticut State University.

Alex Swift Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Piano Teacher

Born and raised in Fairfield, CT, Alex Swift grew up playing in the local music scene. From middle school to the end of high school, he was constantly taking lessons, developing his skills, and playing original and classic rock music with his friends in local night clubs. After high school, Alex set his course on a music career and was admitted to Berklee College of Music in Boston. In Boston he was involved in many different musical projects ranging from wedding bands to unique ensembles and song writing. After graduating from Berklee with a BA in Professional Music, Alex began teaching bass, guitar and piano, and is one of School of Rock's most diverse and knowledgeable instructors. He was the singer, songwriter and bassist for the original indie rock band The Woulda Coulda Shouldas and rock project Pharoahplanes. Now Alex can be seen hitting the stage all over Connecticut with fusion-group Symphonic Bodega.

Michael Colavolpe Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher

Michael James Colavolpe is an experienced guitarist in many contexts. His time spent studying under Sal Salvador and Neil Fitzpatrick, and his later time at WCSU, served to prepare him for performing, writing, recording and teaching music. Sharing the stage with the likes of Bernie Worrel, Robbie Krieger and Alan White has been some highlights in an exciting range of musical experiences that served to refine him in this craft. A local troubadour/pilgrim in CT, Michael can be heard playing in local blues/rock cover outfits such as Grit Rhythm and DizzyFish, and with original artists Paul Pender, Elle Sera and Symphonic Bodega. He recognizes that music is a gift and seeks to share it as such.

Michael Gurge Singing Teacher, Piano Teacher

Michael's entertainment career started at an early age with acting and music instruction. From this time, Michael had private vocal training in opera, rock and blues. His developed vocal style has been influenced by classic rock legends, including Led Zeppelin and Janice Joplin. Michael's career started as a drummer and lead vocalist in a Grateful Dead/Allman Brothers cover band. He specializes in playing vintage keyboards such as the Hammond B3 and Mellotron (which was used by The Beatles and The Moody Blues). Michael has developed a personal vocal range of five octaves. Resultantly he has been a popular guest vocalist on many projects over the years as his personal vocal style lends a multi-dimensional sound quality to many recordings. As a session musician, Michael has played keyboards, drums, 12-string guitar, bass guitar and performs various vocal styles such as blues, rock and soul. Michael has produced, developed and been hired by various artists to create new musical arrangements of their works for over 20 years. To date, he has five albums of original music that have been written, produced and performed exclusively by Michael. Michael was a finalist in the international songwriter's competition by VH1 entitled Song of the Year. He continues to perform independently on various projects all over the U.S. He has played at the Woodstock Music Festival in 1999 and performed as an actor on Comedy Central in the syndicated show "Stella." Michael is a musician who enjoys working on new projects and oftentimes will have several going at once. A performance with Relative Souls won the "Relix Magazine" Jam Off contest that was featured in the April/May 2011 issue and on an attached compilation CD. Michael enjoys working at School of Rock and sharing the skills he has worked so hard to cultivate. He loves knowing that classic rock music will live on through the school's hard working, talented, budding musicians.

Tim Stone Piano Teacher

Tim "T-Bone" Stone has been a rock-steady member of the local, state and regional music communities since 1978. A former student of late jazz pianists/theoreticians John and Gay Mehegan, he continued his music education in ear-training, world music and standard theory at Bard College at Simon's Rock. Having had enough formal training for his needs at that point (around 1976), he threw himself into performing and recording with as many different types of bands as he could, working his way into many of the top acts in the area. T-Bone has recorded and performed with The Pat Lattin Quartet, The Doug Wahlberg Band, PJ Pacifico, Once Removed, The Twinkies, Otis and the Hurricanes, and To the Max, as well as done a boatload of guest spots with pick-up bands. He has shared the stage with such stars as Bo Diddley, Jose Feliciano, Chris Hicks of The Marshall Tucker Band and Melvin Sparks, and has opened for Foreigner, Mountain, Eddie Money, Blue Oyster Cult, Marshall Tucker, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Jonathan Edwards, Merle Saunders, Dr. John, Leon Russell and many others. T-Bone has been teaching at School of Rock since 2008 and currently resides in Bridgeport, CT.

William Earley Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher

William Earley is a Connecticut native who has been playing music since he started his first band at the age of 12. He was involved in music through high school and moved onto Naugatuck Community College, where he studied with Joe Beck (Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra). Will pursued guitar at the Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, CA, where he studied with renowned guitarists like Scott Henderson, Dan Gilbert and Paul Gilbert. While in LA, Will did session work at Paramount Studios for Virgin Records. Will has also served as the guitar tech for Dave Navarro (Jane's Addiction). Will has been a successful local musician since his re-entry to Connecticut. He has released two records as the lead guitarist for the rock/electronic group Mos Opus and played extensively all over New England. He has also played locally with the fusion group Masti and the world electronic outfit These Creatures. You can currently find Will playing all over Connecticut with The Hot Club of Black Rock. Will is a virtuoso guitarist who is quickly becoming a local celebrity and sought-after session guitarist.

Evan Rapp Studio Coordinator

Evan is from Weston, CT, where he cultivated his love of music to the tunes of Aerosmith, Rolling Stones and Billy Joel. As a member of a large family, Evan also has experience working with and mentoring kids, which led him to leadership opportunities proctoring teens at a local boarding school. After working in retail and at a local marketing consultancy, his affinity for music and experience with management granted him the opportunity to become the Manager of local funk/rock powerhouse Relative Souls. He brings his affinity for music, marketing, management and love for fostering youth to School of Rock. Currently a student at CT School of Broadcasting, Evan also enjoys football, hiking and family.

Liz Ashkins Singing Teacher, Piano Teacher

A seasoned vocalist and keyboard player, Liz Ashkins is excited to be a part of the School of Rock staff. Originally from Fairfield, CT, Liz graduated from Franklin Pierce University with a degree in Vocal Performance. She has also taught and performed throughout Connecticut, New Hampshire and at Symphony Space Lincoln Center in New York City. Teaching music is a great passion of hers and she looks forward to working with future musicians.

Matt Dempsey Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher

Matt Dempsey has been playing and writing music since he was able. He began his music career when he picked up alto sax in fourth grade, playing through high school and at the Rose Bowl. Dabbling in trumpet along the way, he would soon find the instrument that would capture his lifelong attention, the guitar. At 14 Matt began private guitar lessons and quickly joined his first band. He would go on to be involved in a very wide range of musical styles including punk, metal, rock, jazz, blues, folk and reggae. Matt attended the University of New Haven and continued to study the guitar while gaining a B.S. in Music and Sound Recording. Along the way he picked up the bass and was involved in several projects including reggae, rock and jazz groups. During this time Matt also began spreading the joy of music to others and found a love where he never expected he would- in teaching. Matt began teaching at various schools and music stores in 2006 and has never looked back. He also continues to play with various projects, including his main band Cosmic Dust Bunnies, who have played throughout New England and continue to tour, write and record. Recently, Matt has also traveled to The Collective School of Music in NYC to continue his education. Believing that we are all forever students, Matt feels strongly that to be a good educator one must be open and constantly learning.

Mike Pellegrino Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Singing Teacher

Mike Pellegrino is an accomplished musician, teacher and recording artist originally from Monroe, CT. He has recorded and toured with several bands, including Spring Heeled Jack, Lost City Angels, Cenzo, Lord Fowl, Bonafide and Ladyfriend. Throughout his career, he has sold over 65,000 albums worldwide, toured the U.S. seven times, and also toured Canada and Puerto Rico. Mike has shared the stage with bands like The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The Living End, Reel Big Fish, Less Than Jake, Rancid, 311, NOFX, blink-182, Eminem and The Black Eyed Peas. Mike has also had his videos showcased on MTV, VH1 and HBO. Once a major label recording artist, he has eight full-length original records to his credit and countless compilation CDs. Mike has a BA and Music Performance degree from Southern Connecticut State University and has taught professionally for several years. Presently his band Lord Fowl is signed by Small Stone Records, and their recent release, "Moon Queen," has received rave reviews by classic and modern rock enthusiasts. He resides in Hamden, CT with his wife Ula and son Boom.

Richie Catalano Drum Teacher

Richie "Cat" Catalano was surrounded by music at a very young age thanks to his parents' extensive record collection. By the age of 15, he was playing local gigs as often as possible. Richie was recruited by former band members of Jasper Wrath to form the band EYES. Recording their first album, "We're In It Together," EYES found airplay on 99.1 WPLR and other local radio stations. He has recorded and toured with Andrew Strong, the original singer from the hit film "The Commitments," Tom Peterson from Cheap Trick, Kasim Sulton from Todd Rundgren's Utopia, James Christian from House of Lords and Orrin Bolton. Richie has also worked with record producers John Anthony (who worked on Queen's first album) and Paul Leka (writer of multi-platinum hit "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye"). Richie started teaching drums and sought out the expert advice of Bob Gatzen, Ted Seibs of Berklee College of Music and Joe Morello. His lifelong commitment, passion and dedication to playing drums has given him the opportunity to share his knowledge, expertise and love for the instrument with the next generation of musicians.

William Vega Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Singing Teacher

William Vega is a multi-faceted musician of over 15 years. A Bridgeport native, he began playing guitar at the age of 14 while also being involved in musical theatre in high school. He quickly began private lessons and excelled with vocals. He attended The Center for Creative Youth (CCY), a five-week intensive arts program held at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, further developing his vocal and performing skills. William began songwriting in original bands by the age of 15 and performing at talent shows and events. He continued to perform and collaborate in many groups throughout his early adulthood. William switched his focus to studying bass guitar in his early 20s, playing in groups such as Larissa Delorenzo and the Button Down Mafia, and Ten Times The Fall. At the age of 24 he packed up and moved to the Big Apple to study sound engineering at The Institute of Audio Research, and is now part owner of The Acoustic, a musical hub of Fairfield county. His latest musical venture is as lead singer of Big Moon, a progressive rock group with many venues under their belt including The Gathering of the Vibes. William's entire life is centered around writing, performing, producing and mixing music, and he is excited to share that passion with his students at School of Rock.

Jason Sirianni Guitar Teacher, Singing Teacher, Piano Teacher

Jason holds a bachelor's degree in Performance from Western Connecticut State University. Jason has been practicing music since a young age and landed his first professional gig while still in high school. He performs professionally and has been a player/songwriter in a number of locally recognized original bands. Jason has been teaching music professionally for over 15 years and has attended teaching training courses specifically for early childhood music education.

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Reviews

It Feels Like Home.

The teachers are topnotch, very nurturing, kind and good musicians in their own right. The kids have a great time bonding and get to experience what it's like to actually perform on a real stage in front of a real audience!

Connection and Mentorship matter here.

School of Rock provides a great context for my son to learn drums and to appreciate a variety of genres. He's motivated and supported by the staff and more experienced bandmates, and also has the opportunity to mentor and encourage the younger ones.

It Keeps Exceeding Expectations!

I enjoy how accessible the instructors and the show directors make learning and performing music. This program far surpassed my expectations and has given me a deeper appreciation for such an amazing art form. Kudos!

School of Rock benefits all areas of life.

There is no doubt you teach kids to rock in music and in life. School of Rock has been absolutely terrific for our kids!

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