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School of Rock Pedregal
Av. de las Fuentes 557
Jardines del Pedregal, Distrito Federal 1900
01 55 5135 5387

Entre Calles

Entre Boulevard de la Luz y Agua. Enfrente de la Plaza Gran Pedregal.

Obtén Ubicación
Horas
  • Lunes: 4 PM - 8 PM
  • Martes: 4 PM - 8 PM
  • Miércoles: 4 PM - 8 PM
  • Jueves: 4 PM - 8 PM
  • Viernes: Cerrado
  • Sábado: Cerrado
  • Domingo: Cerrado

LOS PROGRAMAS DE MÚSICA DE School of Rock Pedregal COMBINAN CLASES PRIVADAS Y ENSAYO GRUPAL SEMANAL.

Programas que ofrecemos

Little Wing music program for toddlers and preschoolers
Little Wing
Ages 3-4

At School of Rock Pedregal 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
  • 1 WEEKLY GROUP LESSON
  • USE HAND PERCUSSION & OTHER TOOLS TO LEARN RHYTHM PATTERNS & MUSIC SYNTAX

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 Pedregal, 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
Rookies
Ages 5-7

At School of Rock Pedregal, our music program for children with no previous musical experience (typically ages 5 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
  • 1 WEEKLY GROUP LESSON
  • USE OF SIMPLIFIED ROCK INSTRUMENTS TO TEACH KIDS TO PLAY MUSIC

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 Pedregal, 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 for kids and beginners
Rock 101
Ages 7-12

Rock 101 is one of School of Rock Pedregal'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 Pedregal have a weekly private music lesson with an instructor who helps them learn the concepts and skills behind their performance songs.

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

The Path to Take the Stage

Our music programs for kids in Jardines del Pedregal are designed to get students on stage performing, with the goal of building strong musical proficiency. Younger students at School of Rock Pedregal who have participated in the Rookies program can move to our Rock 101 music program once they’re ready. Additionally, students (typically ages 7 to 12-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
Performance
Ages 12-18

The Performance Program at School of Rock Pedregal 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 Pedregal Performance Program students take the stage and play at local Jardines del Pedregal 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 Pedregal'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 Jardines del Pedregal music venue.

Adult music program for students over 19
Adult Program
Ages 19+

School of Rock Pedregal's Adult Program is for students over 19 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 Pedregal 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 Jardines del Pedregal.

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 Pedregal 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 Jardines del Pedregal.

House Band program for gigging at local venues around town
House Band
Ages 12-18

The School of Rock Pedregal 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 Pedregal's House Band. Once selected, House Band members become leaders in their School of Rock community and perform live shows at DIF 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 Jardines del Pedregal and the rest of DIF. 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 asset
Center Stage
13-19 años

The Center Stage Artist Search Program es una oportunidad para ser escuchado por sellos discográficos importantes. Como parte del proceso de selección, vocalistas de 13 a 19 años enviarán un video como audición. Los artistas seleccionados tendrán la oportunidad de participar en una sesión de grabación en un estudio profesional y demostrar su talento en un show en vivo frente a ejecutivos de sellos discográficos en Los Ángeles. También se entregarán becas a School of Rock para campamentos de composición musical para 100 solicitantes. Envía tu audición en video hoy mismo.

Que Esperar
  • Un showcase en vivo frente a ejecutivos de sellos discográficos en Los Ángeles.
  • Una sesión de grabación en un estudio profesional de una disquera importante.

El Camino Para Conquistar el Escenario

La música de artistas legendarios puede ser lo que inspiró a muchos alumnos de School of Rock a empezar a tocar un instrumento por primera vez. Esta música es la base de nuestro programa educativo porque ayuda a mantener el impulso de jóvenes músicos para adquirir experiencia musical. Center Stage es un programa para ayudar a dar paso a la próxima generación de grandes artistas que algún día inspirarán a otros a comenzar su viaje musical.

Clases de Música en Pedregal

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

Beginner Guitar Lessons for Kids

At School of Rock Pedregal, 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 Pedregal is an experienced musician, and they emphasize foundational music theory and technique when teaching guitar lessons to kids. Unlike other Jardines del Pedregal 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 Pedregal'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 Pedregal, we teach beginner guitar lessons for adults in our Adult Program. This program gets students performing onstage at a local Jardines del Pedregal venue.

Conceptos Claves
  • 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 Pedregal 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 Jardines del Pedregal 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 Pedregal 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 Pedregal we combine private drum lessons for beginners with weekly band rehearsals—it prepares students to perform live. With years of experience teaching drums in Jardines del Pedregal, 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 Pedregal, 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 Jardines del Pedregal. Unlike other Jardines del Pedregal 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.

Conceptos Claves
  • 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 Pedregal, our drum lessons are customized for each student and his or her goals. Our Jardines del Pedregal 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 Pedregal 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 Pedregal, 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 Pedregal 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.

Conceptos Claves
  • TECHNIQUE
  • HARMONY
  • POWER
  • READING

Intermediate to Advanced Singing Lessons

At School of Rock Pedregal, 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 Jardines del Pedregal.

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

Beginner Bass Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Pedregal 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 Jardines del Pedregal 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 Pedregal, 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.

Conceptos Claves
  • GROOVE
  • TECHNIQUE
  • THEORY
  • TONE

Intermediate to Advanced Bass Lessons

Our intermediate to advanced bass guitar lessons teach Jardines del Pedregal 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 Pedregal, 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 Jardines del Pedregal. 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 Pedregal, 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 Jardines del Pedregal 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 Pedregal Adult Program puts beginner keyboard students in a band. Adult Program students in the Jardines del Pedregal 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 Jardines del Pedregal music venues, taking them out of the classroom and onto the stage.

Conceptos Claves
  • TECHNIQUE
  • TONE
  • THEORY
  • READING

Intermediate to Advanced Keyboard Lessons

At School of Rock Pedregal, 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 Jardines del Pedregal, 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.

Nuestros profesores de música con experiencia

Lili Velez Singing Teacher, Music Director

Cantante aficionada desde los cinco años graba por primera vez a los 12 después de ganar un concurso y profesional, en sus 30s. Ha explorado los géneros del rock, blues y funk pero su carrera solista realmente comienza dentro del género del jazz. Estudió en la Academia de Música Fermatta (Cd. De México), en la Guildhall School of Music and Drama (Londres, Inglaterra) y con diferentes maestros particulares como Ricardo Sanchez, Iraida Noriega y Alex Mercado. Ha sido invitada a importantes eventos como el Festival Internacional Cervantino, El festival Internacional de Jazz de verano México-Canadá, El Festival Internacional Tamaulipas, Tardes de jazz del Centro Cultural Tijuana y Festival Jazzeando, por mencionar algunos. Debido a un accidente en su infancia, ha dedicado más de la mitad de su vida a profundizar en el estudio de la parte psico-energética (Gestalt) y espiritual del canto para recobrar la libertad natural y su fuerza. Estudió también canto hindú con Luisa Vélez y tiene además, el título de Lic. en Relaciones Internacionales por el ITESM.
Guitar Teacher

Angel Vargas Guitar Teacher

Músico nacido en la Ciudad de México un 25 de marzo. A los 18 comenzó a tocar en bandas del circuito independiente de la ciudad hasta que fundó el Proyecto Holden. En el 2012 lanza su primer EP, cuyo sencillo “Esta Gran Ciudad,” es seleccionado dentro del conteo de las 100 mejores canciones del año, por la estación Reactor 105. Ese mismo año toca en su primer Vive Latino como invitado de la banda de post punk Candy, quienes al poco tiempo lo adhieren a sus filas como guitarrista y tecladista. Con ellos graba su tercer disco Atlas, producido por Phil Vinall y toca en festivales internacionales como el SXSW en Austin, TX y el Monkey Week en Sevilla, España.
Singing Teacher

Albar Alcantar Singing Teacher

Albar es una actual vocalista y compositor en el grupo de rock mexicano Apolo. Nacido en Chihuahua, Chihuahua el 19 de Agosto de 1988. Estudió Letras Españolas en la Uach y un poco de Letras Hispánicas en la Unam. Estudió canto en La Academia de Música Fermatta, y con maestros particulares como Javier Ortega. Actual profesor de canto y lírica. Tiene cinco álbumes de estudio, entre los que destacan “Guardián” (2016) producido por Omar Rodríguez López (The Mars Volta, ATDI) y “Live In Stockholm” (2018), grabado en vivo en Estocolmo, Suecia.

Alan Lopez Drum Teacher

Baterista, músico de sesión, compositor y profesor egresado de la EMRP. Empezó a tocar desde los seis años pero fue hasta los 15 años que comenzó a estudiar música. En 2011 comenzó a tocar en FoeMe con la que en 2013 hizo un Tour Europeo y en 2014 con la banda de Blues Real de Catorce, con las cuales sigue trabajando. Ha grabado cientos de sencillos y discos tanto como baterista como productor y da clases de batería desde hace diez años aproximadamente.

Arturo Tranquilino Guitar Teacher

Es Músico miembro del dueto Yokozuna con el cual ha grabado dos EPs y cuatro LPs con diferentes disqueras entre ellas EMI music, Naranjada Records, Discos Intolerancia y Terrícolas Imbéciles. Ha tocado en cinco ediciones del festival Vive Latino, tres ediciones del festival 212 RMX en Guadalajara, tres ediciones del festival South by Southwest en Austin, TX, dos ediciones del festival Monkey Week en España y en el Ruido Fest en Chicago. Ha compartido escenario con bandas de talla internacional como Ghost, Mastodon, Mudhoney, Wolfmother, System of a Down y Bright Eyes entre otros. Ha colaborado en diversos proyectos musicales como Mongol gol gol con Miky Huidobro de Molotov, Joe Volume Lonesome Water Lonely Sea, Marcela Viejo y Kafka Jones con Daniel Gutierrez de la Gusana Ciega.

Bruno Villanueva Piano Teacher

Bruno Villanueva es un pianista y compositor quien ha sido el tecladista del grupo de rock mexicano rock a la mole desde el 2011. Estudió composición y piano en el Centro de Investigación y Estudios de la Música (CIEM) en la Ciudad de México, así como piano y composición de jazz en el Music Department del City College de la Universidad de la Ciudad de Nueva York (CUNY). Es un experimentado músico de sesión y arreglista, ha participado en diversos grupos, trabajado en películas, orquestas y varios proyectos de grabación, incluyendo trabajos educativos para niños. Ha dado clases de música desde el 2008 y ha pertenecido al staff de School of Rock Pedregal desde el 2013.

Emilio Ponce Drum Teacher

Nació en la Ciudad de México. Es arquitécto y maestro de batería. Su carrera musical comenzó en 2003 y desde ese año ha tocado y grabado en diferentes proyectos/bandas nacionales de rock, pop, blues y jazz. Ha estudiado de manera privada con reconocidos bateristas como Hernan Hetch, Gustavo Nandayapa, Ivan García entre otros. Recientemente ha colaborado tambien en proyectos de producción e ingeniería de sonido. Su experiencia como maestro abarca desde la instrucción musical en tecnologías para la educación hasta la instrucción privada y en diferentes niveles de Instituciones de Educación Pública.

Javier Reyes Bass Guitar Teacher

Estudió en la Facultad de Música de la UNAM, en La Escuela Del Rock a la Palabra de La Ollin Yoliztli, y en clases particulares con músicos como Aarón Crúz, Hebe Rosell, Iraida Noriega y Jorge Ritter, entre otros. Es miembro de los proyectos La Blues Band, Soultik, Sols y Andrés Torann. Actualmente es también músico de sesión, y profesor particular, y desde 2017 en School of Rock.

Josue Collado Guitar Teacher, Piano Teacher

Nació en la Ciudad de México. Es compositor y guitarrista tanto de música contemporánea como de rock/electrónica. Ha compuesto y colaborado en piezas para cuartetos de cuerdas, orquestas, solistas, bandas electroacústicas, bandas de rock, espectáculos de danza, películas, comerciales televisivos y ensambles de varios tipos. Ha Ganado premios nacionales e internacionales con sus obras "La Maquina" y "Clear or Glitchy." Obtuvo el título de Master of Music Diploma por la New York Univeristy, donde estudió con Michael Gordon y Julia Wolfre. Ahí, fué seleccionado como compositor en residencia de la Orquesta Sinfónica de NYU durante la temporada 2012-2013 la cual concluyó con su pieza Tirano.

Reseñas

What I like about the program is that my kids LOVE it!

This is so different from the music lessons that existed when I was a kid. These kids are actually making music and learning to play as a band. The performances are so impressive, and watching the kids gain confidence and express themselves on stage is priceless.

The structure around how kids learn is amazing.

Taking lessons to learn an instrument is one thing, but learning how to be a part of a band is on another level. These kids are learning how to communicate, respect people and their opinions, and how to be accountable for themselves. It’s more than just music here.

It's the best music program in the city.

Dedicated instructors and staff, vibrant atmosphere, and most importantly, it's fun! My 8-year-old has grown leaps and bounds in skill and personal confidence. If you're thinking about checking it out, don't wait, just do it!

The kids have a great time while learning to play.

Lifelong skills and relationships are born here. The staff shares their passion for music and are very professional and accommodating. Wish I had this type of exposure to music when I was growing up!

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