Eric Cojocari General Manager
Eric is the General Manager at School of Rock Farmington. He is also a musician and learned how to play music years before the School of Rock franchise was put into motion, so when the opportunity arose to work in a field he loved, he jumped at it. Mostly self-taught, he picked up a bass at age 15 and it just took off from there. He has been playing in bands for over 20 years, and currently plays in the group Siamese (bass, guitar and synthesizers), as well as a Cure tribute called Re-Cure (guitar and keyboards). He's excited to bring his years of experience in the music business to the School of Rock family. He has a love of all different styles of music and enjoys seeing the kids get the kind of musical education that he didn't, watching them forge new lifelong friendships with fellow students, and applying the skills they learn at the school to their everyday lives and local music scenes.
Katelynn Corll Drum, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keyboard, and Singing Teacher, Show Director
Katelynn has been playing drums since she was nine years old and has grown from simply playing drums into a full on songwriter and singer. As a drummer, vocalist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, she has performed with projects of all different genres. Her past groups include Blood and Wine, and she has worked with multi-platinum producer Jeff Blue (Linkin Park, Korn, etc.), Chad Schlosser of Drac Studios (Slash, Guns N' Roses, Mastodon, ZZ Top, etc.) and Oumi Kapila of Filter, and performed Candlebox's hit song "Far Behind" live with them in January of 2018. She currently plays drums in the Detroit-based group Harlow in addition to her own music as Katelynn Corll.
Craig Adams Guitar and Bass Guitar Teacher, Music Director
Craig started playing guitar when he was 12 and joined the School of Rock family as a student at the age of 14, and was recognized as a School of Rock AllStar. After graduating from School of Rock, he began teaching and working for School of Rock Farmington. He’s learned guitar, piano, banjo, sitar, and accordion amongst several other instruments.
He founded the group Blaire Alise and the Bombshells with other School of Rock alumni. The group played at such venues as St. Andrew’s Hall and their single “I Got Something” was featured in a 2015 Greektown Casino ad. Craig plays guitar and sings, and has played with many groups, including The Witches, Banner & the Hydes, Willa Rae & the Minor Arcana, and Tyson Meade. He also has experience in music production.
Arman Bonislawski Guitar, Bass Guitar, and Keyboard Teacher, Show Director
Arman teaches various styles of guitar, bass and keyboard at School of Rock Farmington. He has been playing guitar and bass for 9 years and piano for 5 years. He also teaches our Rookies program.
Native to the Detroit area, Arman has been playing with multiple local indie-rock bands, Olive & the Stone Fruits and Legume, for almost 4 years. In addition, he has also attended Wayne State University for Psychology and Music (including the WSU jazz guitar ensemble), while pursuing a career in music therapy.
With an interest in a wide array of styles and genres ranging from Classical, Jazz, Country, indie-rock, finger-style guitar and more, he has a passion for expanding creative expression and showing our School of Rock students to everything music has to offer.
Bella Fucinari Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keyboard and Singing Teacher, Show Director
Bella has been playing music for over a decade. She started out in choir when she was young and continued all throughout high school. At the age of 10, she became a School of Rock student and continued through the program until she turned 18.
During her time as a School of Rock student she learned multiple instruments such as guitar, bass, piano, and drums, and met many other talented musicians. She continued her musical journey in college, earning a minor in music performance and is currently a bassist in two bands, The Hand and Junglefowl. Her journey has come full circle as a Teacher and Show Director here at School of Rock Farmington as she teaches the new generation of great musicians.
Jason Hartless Drum Teacher and Senior Show Director
Jason Hartless is a Drum Teacher and Senior Show Director at School of Rock Farmington. Outside of his work at the school, he is the current drummer for rock legend Ted Nugent. He has performed with legendary artists such as Mitch Ryder and has toured supporting Motley Crue, God Smack, Theory of a Deadman, Drowning Pool, Rev Theory, Mountain and Warrior Soul just to name a few.
Jason has worked in some of the finest recording studios in North America while working with world renowned producers such as, Dale Penner (Nickelback), Paul Orofino (Millbrook Recording Studios), Tom Morris (Less Than Jake, Destiny's Child) and Chuck Alkazian (Pop Evil, Asking Alexandria, Soundgarden). Jason has been mentored by drummers such as Corky Laing (Mountain), Tommy Clufetos (Black Sabbath, Rob Zombie), Eric Singer (Kiss, Alice Cooper), Todd Sucherman (Styx), renowned session drummer Anton Fig and many more. Jason is currently a student at the Berklee College of Music and is working towards his Music Business Degree.
Evan Hakim Drum Teacher
Evan Hakim is a Drum Teacher at School of Rock Farmington. He has played drums for 22 years, and is from a family of musicians - mom, grandpa, grandma - so it just seemed natural for him to follow suit. Evan played in marching band from 6th grade all the way through 12th grade. Along with playing in jazz band from 9-12th grade, his styles really expanded in those years. After graduation, Evan applied in music theory and ear training to expand his knowledge even more. At 22 years old, while playing in multiple touring rock bands, Evan decided he really wanted to teach his gift of music to others, and that's when he started teaching independently and eventually moving to School of Rock Farmington. He has played in multiple groups over the years, including “The Fake Take” , “Marjorie’s Cane” , “Banned From H.E.L.L.” with Rachel May. His styles range from Rock, Jazz, Soul, Funk, Pop, and Country. He is currently playing with Detroit group The Beggars when he is not teaching. Evan really takes great pride with his music and teaching, and loves making it fun for everybody.