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School of Rock Frisco
6891 Main St
Frisco, TX 75034
(214) 872-2878

Location Specifics

We're located on the corner of 4th and Main St.

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  • Monday: 2 PM - 8 PM
  • Tuesday: 2 PM - 8 PM
  • Wednesday: 2 PM - 8 PM
  • Thursday: 2 PM - 8 PM
  • Friday: 2 PM - 8 PM
  • Saturday: 10:15 AM - 5 PM
  • Sunday: Closed

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

Programs we offer

Little Wing music program for toddlers and preschoolers in Frisco
Little Wing
Ages 3-5

At School of Rock Frisco our Little Wing music program for preschoolers and toddlers teaches students foundational music skills by playing games and participating in other interactive musical activities. Little Wing students have one weekly group music lesson in which they use classic rock songs to learn about rhythm, song structure, melody and dynamics through play.

What To Expect

The Path to Take the Stage

The Little Wing music program is the first step in a young musician's journey. At School of Rock Frisco, toddlers and preschoolers who show an interest in music should start with Little Wing. As they get older, they will progress into the Rookies program, followed by Rock 101 and the Performance Program.

Rookies music program for children in Frisco
Ages 6-7

At School of Rock Frisco, our music program for children with no previous musical experience (typically ages 6 to 7-years-old) is called Rookies. Rookies students have one weekly group music lesson where they learn fundamentals like chords, rhythm and song structure. Kids get to learn and experiment with multiple instruments so they can later decide which one they ultimately want to continue pursuing in Rock 101.

What To Expect

The Path to Take the Stage

All of our music programs are designed to inspire students to learn and develop a strong musical proficiency. At School of Rock Frisco, younger students who are not ready for a more comprehensive program like Rock 101 can start in Rookies. Additionally, students who have completed the Little Wing program will progress into the Rookies music program. No prior musical experience is needed for Rookies. Once your child is ready for private music lessons (typically older than first or second graders), they will graduate into our Rock 101 program.

Rock 101 music program in Frisco for kids and beginners
Rock 101
Ages 8-13

Rock 101 is one of School of Rock Frisco's top programs for kids and beginners. Students have one weekly group rehearsal where they learn to play classic rock songs that have been simplified for beginner musicians. Additionally, Rock 101 students in Frisco have a weekly private music lesson with an instructor who helps them learn the concepts and skills behind their performance songs.

What To Expect

The Path to Take the Stage

Our music programs for kids in Frisco are designed to get students on stage performing, with the goal of building strong musical proficiency. Younger students at School of Rock Frisco who have participated in the Rookies program can move to our Rock 101 music program once they’re ready. Additionally, students (typically ages 8 to 13-years-old) can begin Rock 101 without any prior experience. The goal of this rock program is to quickly develop a basic competence on students’ chosen instruments before moving on to our famous Performance Program.

Performance music program for teens in Frisco
Ages 8-18

The Performance Program at School of Rock Frisco 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 Frisco Performance Program students take the stage and play at local Frisco music venues in front of a live audience.

What To Expect

The Path to Take the Stage

School of Rock Frisco'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. Performance Program students have often gone through our Rock 101 program first or have some previous basic music experience. 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 Frisco music venue.

Age 12 and over

Our Songwriting program for kids and teens teaches the fundamentals of songwriting, arrangement and music theory, and helps students compose original works.  At School of Rock Frisco, songwriting students receive one weekly private lesson where they learn concepts, technique and theory on an instrument of their choice. These principles are then applied in a weekly group lesson where students work together on songwriting exercises and lyrical workshops.  Every few months, Songwriting students take the stage to perform or band together to record their original songs.

What to Expect
  • 1 weekly private lesson
  • 1 weekly group lesson

The Path to Take the Stage

Our Songwriting program for kids and teens in Frisco is designed to create musical proficiency through the creation of original music. Students at School of Rock Frisco who have completed our Rock 101 program can move to our Songwriting program once they’re ready. Additionally, new students who have prior experience with and basic knowledge of an instrument can also begin Songwriting. The program culminates with a live showcase where students perform their original compositions in bands at a local music venue. Students taking the Songwriting Program online will remotely record their original songs to produce a demo of the class's music.

Remote student playing guitar
All Ages

At School of Rock Frisco, our students can take online, one-on-one music instruction from the comfort of their homes. We call this program School of Rock Remote. This online music program contains weekly one-on-one instruction conducted by our expert School of Rock instructors in a safe virtual lesson room.
Students will receive their training using our proprietary education program, The School of Rock Method™, which couples live video lessons with our proprietary Method App™, SongFirst Approach™ and Method Books™. 

What To Expect


All of our music programs for kids, teens, and adults are designed to help students gain amazing musical proficiency. School of Rock’s online music lesson program is no exception. Online guitar lessons, online piano lessons, online drum lessons, online singing lessons and online bass guitar lessons are all offered through the School of Rock Remote online program.

Adult music program in Frisco for students over 18
Adult Program
Ages 18+

School of Rock Frisco's Adult Program is for students over 18 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 Frisco 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 Frisco.

What To Expect

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 Frisco 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 Frisco.

House Band program for gigging at local venues in Frisco
House Band
Age 17 and Under

The School of Rock Frisco 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 Frisco's House Band. Once selected, House Band members become leaders in their School of Rock community and perform live shows at TX rock venues throughout the year.

What To Expect

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 Frisco and the rest of TX. 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
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

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.

Music Lessons in Frisco

Kid learns to play guitar at School of Rock Frisco

Guitar Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Guitar Lessons for Kids

At School of Rock Frisco, 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 Frisco is an experienced musician, and they emphasize foundational music theory and technique when teaching guitar lessons to kids. Unlike other Frisco 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 Frisco'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 Frisco, we teach beginner guitar lessons for adults in our Adult Program. This program gets students performing onstage at a local Frisco 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 Frisco 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 Frisco guitar teachers will work with each student to develop a custom learning plan.

Kids learn to drum at School of Rock Frisco

Drum Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Drum Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Frisco 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 Frisco we combine private drum lessons for beginners with weekly band rehearsals—it prepares students to perform live. With years of experience teaching drums in Frisco, 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 Frisco, 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 Frisco. Unlike other Frisco 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

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 Frisco, our drum lessons are customized for each student and his or her goals. Our Frisco 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 Frisco

Singing Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Singing Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Frisco 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 Frisco, 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 Frisco 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

Intermediate to Advanced Singing Lessons

At School of Rock Frisco, 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 Frisco.

Kid learns to play bass at School of Rock Frisco

Bass Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Bass Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Frisco 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 Frisco 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 Frisco, 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
  • TONE

Intermediate to Advanced Bass Lessons

Our intermediate to advanced bass guitar lessons teach Frisco 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 Frisco, 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 Frisco

Keyboard Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Keyboard Lessons for Kids

At School of Rock we teach differently than other music schools in Frisco. 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 Frisco, 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 Frisco 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 Frisco Adult Program puts beginner keyboard students in a band. Adult Program students in the Frisco 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 Frisco music venues, taking them out of the classroom and onto the stage.

Key Concepts
  • TONE

Intermediate to Advanced Keyboard Lessons

At School of Rock Frisco, 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 Frisco, 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 Frisco’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.

Maddie Barber General Manager

Maddie started out at School of Rock Memphis at the young age of 12, where she was always being influenced by jazz, blues, country and the ever-classic rock n' roll of Memphis in the early 2000s. When she made her way to Texas in 2013 she found herself living down the street from School of Rock Frisco, and she performed her way through high school.

Though a classical vocalist at the core, Maddie's tried several other instruments, including guitar, bass and piano. Now she works at the front desk while going to college and simultaneously working on some music-related side projects. She’s hoping to eventually become an elementary school teacher due to her passion for kids and education. She is our Assistant General Manager at School of Rock Frisco.

Saxon Lewis Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Singing Teacher

Born and raised in northeastern Oklahoma, Saxon started learning music at the young age of eight. Like his father before him, he started out as, and remains today, a brass musician. Like many musicians, however, he picked up many other instruments as the years went by starting with bass, then guitar, and recently vocals. Saxon came from a very classical style background that spread to tastes in jazz and rock 'n' roll.

After high school, Saxon earned a scholarship for his musical ability and attended college at The University of Nevada at Las Vegas. There he earned a bachelor's degree in Music Performance. UNLV gave Saxon many diverse and interesting opportunities to perform. Some notable things included performing with a marching band at the Electric Daisy Carnival, performing on two of the UNLV Wind Orchestra's albums, founding a progressive rock band called Habit and traveling to Austria to perform internationally with his tuba quartet.

After graduating, Saxon moved to Dallas to work and experience new things. There he discovered School of Rock and has been hooked ever since. When Saxon is not teaching at School of Rock, he writes, records and performs in multiple bands in the DFW area. He plays guitar and sings in bands such as Ether After and No One's Watching. He plays bass in bands such as Astro Veil, Post Palace and Bad James.

Collin Wiese Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Piano Teacher

An alumni of School of Rock Frisco, Collin has been playing at the Vault for over six years now. While he was a student, Collin learned to play guitar, bass, and keys, and he even dabbled in singing and drums. He also pursued the saxophone throughout high school and college. Now he spends his time playing music and working on his own personal music projects. Currently, he’s putting his love of 80s music to good use and pursuing a couple of different cover band projects.

Brack Cantrell Bass Guitar Teacher, Piano Teacher, Singing Teacher

Brack Cantrell hails from the streets of Fort Worth, where he learned to love and appreciate music from an early age. A friend’s acoustic guitar sparked his initial interest, and after learning a few power chords and cover tunes he began writing music of his own. His formative years were spent recording lengthy bedroom improv jams and playing with one mediocre garage band after another. In high school, a few of his projects found mild success and he was able to tour nationally for some time before eventually attending the University of North Texas and earning a BA in Music.

In college, Brack spent time not only playing with a number of bands and projects, but also recording and producing local bands, which he continues to do today. In fact, recording became a significant part of his musical career. He has released a large amount of diverse solo material over the years under various monikers, some of which have been licensed to TV and film. Brack considers himself lucky to have taught some extremely talented, passionate kids and has been working at School of Rock Frisco since 2011.

Steven Guckenheimer Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher

Steven was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He has been surrounded by music his entire life. His dad was a touring musician for years who played drums for numerous bands including The Four Seasons, and his mom is a music teacher. He started on drums, but shortly after switched to guitar.

He co-founded and continues to play in the touring band Prophets and Outlaws. Steven’s brother is the drummer, and he met the lead singer in high school. Steven has been performing since he was 13, and he has always loved the interaction between an audience and a band. He writes many of the songs performed by Prophets and Outlaws and co-produces their records.

Steven started teaching guitar at age 16, when his guitar teacher started giving him students of his own. Steven loves sharing the gift of music with others through teaching and performing.

Marisa Saltzgiver Drum Teacher

Marisa Saltzgiver has been playing drums since she was 11 years old. She was section leader her senior year of high school and played on the snare line for six years. She also played in her school's concert bands, orchestras, jazz bands and percussion ensembles. Marisa has played with several different bands in the metroplex and at numerous venues/events, including House of Blues, Cowboy's Stadium with Sherill Douglas (international celebrity
impersonator), Trees, and Fair Park Coliseum. She also toured in LA and Colorado with Nate Hancock and the Declaration for a few years.

She currently resides in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and works at School of Rock Frisco as a drum instructor. Her main project is an all girl, heavy-hitting, 4-piece original indie rock band called The Roommates. They have played several venues and events, including Dallas Pride, Waco Pride, Deep Ellum Arts Festival, and headlined Trees and Gas Monkey Bar & Grill. They have even had a song featured in “Gloria in te Domine”, an indie film which has won Best International Film by Birmingham Film Festival.
Keyboard Teacher, Singing Teacher Al Hurd

Al Hurd Keyboard Teacher, Singing Teacher

Al grew up in southern New Jersey, and started playing piano at age eleven after being introduced to bands like Queen and Supertramp. Al was in a children’s choir in Burlington, NJ, and started attending School of Rock Rockwall at age 14 after moving to Texas. During a four-year tenure, Al took lessons in keys, vocals, and bass, as well as drums senior year.

The colorful New Jersey music scene introduced various genres that continue to influence Al’s songwriting and playing style, including rockabilly, ska punk, and garage rock. Today, Al plays bass, keys, and guitar for a few different music projects, and loves to write new tunes every day.
Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher Zack Griswold

Zack Griswold Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher

Zack has always been involved in music in one way or another. He started playing music in middle school where he played the upright bass. After doing that for two years he joined the jazz band at school where he started using electric bass, and that is when he came across School of Rock. He started taking lessons at age 14 and stuck with it through high school. He was in the House Band for most of his time there and went on the National Senior Tour.

After graduating, Zack moved to Denver, Colorado to start his degree in audio production. He was there for a year, and then moved back to continue taking online classes to complete his degree. He works on side recording projects as well as his own music. Zack helped with camps at School of Rock while he was a student and is now working as a teacher for bass and guitar.
Keyboard Teacher Krissy Huerta

Krissy Huerta Keyboard Teacher

Krissy was put into piano lessons at age 7. She discovered KISS around the same time and has wanted to pursue music since. She picked up bass and guitar during adolescence and began writing songs at age 13, took lessons here and there to refine technique, and then picked up drums at 19 years old.

She moved to Dallas in 2011 and sang for an alternative rock band for a couple years. Then began to play keyboards, sing backing vocals, and cookie monster scream for several original industrial and nu-metal bands. She is on a couple of streamable albums and has gone on tour. She has opened for many national acts and was featured at one of Vinnie Paul's Halloween Birthday Bashes.

She currently plays keys and drums for different tribute bands, keys and vocals for a horror punk band, and lead guitar for a rockabilly group.

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A fun and energetic approach.

Teaching kids how to sing or play a musical instrument is very difficult but the instructors have the ability to teach the kids to do amazing things while having a lot of fun. I'm blown away with what my nine-year-old can do on a drum kit.

It's so fun to see my son enjoying his lessons!

The staff is amazing and the teachers are so great. The teachers are very positive when working with my child. He loves music and its so fun to see him enjoy the lessons here, while making friends and building his self-confidence!

The teachers here are anything but average.

If you’re looking to learn an instrument quickly, efficiently and meet new friends, you just found the right place! Teachers here are not your average, boring teachers- they are very uplifting, encouraging, and just straight up fun to be around.