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Our Experienced Music Instructors

School of Rock has experienced music instructors

Our Experienced Music Instructors

School of Rock North Providence’s music teachers are experienced musicians devoted to helping students attain musical proficiency. From singing to drums to guitar, our North Providence music instructors inspire and teach students to perform live.

Abby Fleisig Intern

Abby Fleisig is a 17-year-old student attending Cumberland High School. She has always loved music, beginning with her constant singing from an early age, which developed into guitar and vocal lessons since the opening of School of Rock Attleboro. She joined our school's Show Team and soon assumed the management position of the band, given her lifelong interest in leadership and working around kids as a soccer referee. She is also studio coordinator and intern at School of Rock North Providence.

Corinne Southern Vocal Instructor

Corinne Southern is the assistant manager, studio coordinator and marketing coordinator for School of Rock North Providence. She is a vocal instructor who plays keyboards and guitar as well. She graduated in 2015 with her B.A. in Musical Theater Performance from Rhode Island College, fulfilling a dream she has had since she first graced the professional stage at age 12. Two decades of professional music and performance experience, combined with a sense of fun and compassion, make Corinne a dynamic instructor who brings her love of music directly to her students. Corinne is an award-winning producer and actress who has fronted rock cover bands, writes and performs her own original music, and can frequently be seen in various artistic and creative communities in New England making art with like-minded individuals.

Zach Stewart Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Piano Teacher, Drum Teacher

Zach's first memory of hearing music was Bob Marley's "Natty Dread." He was just a child but he can clearly remember feeling the thumping bass lines, gritty percussion and bluesy horns. It was a soulful introduction to the world of instruments. The first time he made music was when his best friend got a guitar. Zach's first time playing a 'real show' was at Club Babyhead when he was 15 with a hardcore group called Redline. He opened up for all his favorite bands and music gave him a huge circle friends. Later in life he packed up, headed west and landed on Venice Beach, then formed an electro-rock project and played The Roxy and The Whisky a Go Go. His band got some label interest.

Eventually his Venice Beach bohemian paradise got taken over by the tech industry and he headed south for New Orleans. Living in a city where music is played throughout the streets 24 hours a day truly gave him an appreciation for the way acoustic instruments can cry, sing and unite people. Music has taken him all over the country and he can't imagine a life without this creative outlet. He is excited to write his next chapter right here at School of Rock North Providence. Zach teaches piano, drums, guitar and bass guitar.

Alyssa DiMaio Piano Teacher, Vocal Instructor

Alyssa DiMaio is a Rhode Island native and graduate of Berklee College of Music as a Vocal Principal with a degree in Music therapy and Psychology. Her experience working with children and teaching music to all ages has helped shape her love for School of Rock North Providence. She currently teaches the Rookies program and also teaches piano and voice.

Her musical journey began as a young girl singing in choirs and in musical theatre at school but her love and passion for music was truly discovered when she was 13 years old and began playing the piano and singing pop. Over the years she has had the opportunity to play and sing in several different bands and projects, ranging from a Bob Marley cover band to a progressive metal band. She has had the opportunity to play with the likes of Victor Wooten, Bobby McFerrin, Tia Fuller, Terri Lyn Carrington and Danilo Parez.

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