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School of Rock Pompano Beach
1901 N Federal Highway Unit E209
Pompano Beach, FL 33062
(954) 941-7625

Location Specifics

Located in Pompano Citi Centre.

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Hours
  • Monday: 3:15 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 3:15 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 3:15 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Thursday: 3:15 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: 10 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Sunday: Closed

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

Programs we offer

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

At School of Rock Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach, 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 Pompano Beach
Rookies
Ages 6-7

At School of Rock Pompano Beach, 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
  • 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 Pompano Beach, 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 Pompano Beach for kids and beginners
Rock 101
Ages 8-13

Rock 101 is one of School of Rock Pompano Beach'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 Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach are designed to get students on stage performing, with the goal of building strong musical proficiency. Younger students at School of Rock Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach
Performance
Ages 8-18

The Performance Program at School of Rock Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach Performance Program students take the stage and play at local Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach'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 Pompano Beach music venue.

Songwriting
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 Pompano Beach, 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 Pompano Beach is designed to create musical proficiency through the creation of original music. Students at School of Rock Pompano Beach 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
Online
All Ages

At School of Rock Pompano Beach, 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
  • ONE WEEKLY 1-ON-1 LESSON
  • LESSONS CONDUCTED USING SECURE VIDEO TECHNOLOGY

THE PATH TO TAKE THE STAGE

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 Pompano Beach for students over 18
Adult Program
Ages 18+

School of Rock Pompano Beach'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 Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach.

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 Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach.

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.

Music Lessons in Pompano Beach

Kid learns to play guitar at School of Rock Pompano Beach

Guitar Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Guitar Lessons for Kids

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

Kids learn to drum at School of Rock Pompano Beach

Drum Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Drum Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach we combine private drum lessons for beginners with weekly band rehearsals—it prepares students to perform live. With years of experience teaching drums in Pompano Beach, 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 Pompano Beach, 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 Pompano Beach. Unlike other Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach, our drum lessons are customized for each student and his or her goals. Our Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach

Singing Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Singing Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach, 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 Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach, 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 Pompano Beach.

Kid learns to play bass at School of Rock Pompano Beach

Bass Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Bass Lessons for Kids

School of Rock Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach, 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 Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach, 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 Pompano Beach

Keyboard Lessons for All Skill Levels

Beginner Keyboard Lessons for Kids

At School of Rock we teach differently than other music schools in Pompano Beach. 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 Pompano Beach, 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 Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach Adult Program puts beginner keyboard students in a band. Adult Program students in the Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach 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 Pompano Beach, 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 Pompano Beach, 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 Pompano Beach’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.

General Manager, Music Director, Show Director Anthony Vilarino

Anthony Vilarino General Manager, Music Director, Show Director

Anthony is the General Manager and Music Director at the School of Rock Pompano Beach, as well as a bass guitar, keyboard, guitar, drum instructor, and a show director. He is a working professional musician, active in the South Florida tri-county area. He was a teacher and show director at the School of Rock West Broward for three years before taking over at the School of Rock Pompano Beach as the General Manager, where he oversees all aspects of our music programs to assure every student is meeting their musical goals. In addition to his work with the School of Rock Pompano Beach, Anthony works as a session musician and producer, along with local high school marching bands and theatre companies. Anthony is currently lead guitarist in the band Yardij. When not working on music of multiple genres, Anthony can usually be found rock climbing or pouring over fantasy novels. His biggest inspirations in music are Alex Lifeson, Guthrie Govan and John Paul Jones.

Jessica Morales Singing Teacher

Jessica Morales was born and raised in South Florida and has been singing and performing in musicals and talent showcases since the age of four. Her power-house vocals and energetic performance skills have earned her lead roles in the musicals "RENT," "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown," "High School Musical" and many more. Jessica is an actively gigging singer/songwriter who has played in various coffee shops and festivals, ranging from Florida Music Fest, the Italian Festival, showcasing at The Culture Room and auditioning for various vocal talent shows, like "The Voice," "X-Factor" and "The Four." Jessica just released her debut EP, "Good Intent," with Florida Atlantic University's Hoot/Wisdom Recordings. She has a Bachelor's in Communication Studies and a minor in Commercial Music Business.
Show Director, Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Keyboard Teacher Cole Smith

Cole Smith Show Director, Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Keyboard Teacher

Cole Smith has been playing guitar since he was 6 years old. Previously a student of the University of North Florida for music technology and production, he has since transferred to Florida Atlantic University for commercial music composition. When he is not teaching Cole plays in a local math rock group called Makoto, where he plays the extended range 9 string guitar. He is a guitar, bass guitar and keyboard teacher, as well as one of our awesome show directors at the School of Rock Pompano Beach.
Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Singing Teacher, Keyboard Teacher Scott Crain

Scott Crain Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Teacher, Singing Teacher, Keyboard Teacher

Scott Crain is a professional musician based out of Broward County, FL. He is a singing, guitar, keyboard, and bass guitar teacher at the School of Rock Pompano Beach. His influences range from classic rock legends such as Led Zeppelin, The Doors, Carlos Santana, and the Velvet Underground to more contemporary blues bands like The Black Keys and White Stripes. Scott loves performing a wide variety of styles, playing covers and original songs in venues throughout Florida. There is a good chance you’ll find him performing solo-acoustic on Hollywood Beach on Saturday evenings every weekend.
Bass Guitar Teacher Tony Alford

Tony Alford Bass Guitar Teacher

Tony Alford is the primary bass teacher at the School of Rock Pompano Beach. He began studying the Acoustic and Electric Bass at 14 years of age, and attended Freedonia State University, the University of Miami, and Florida International University, with a concentration on Jazz electric bass and Classical upright bass. Tony is the veteran of the south Florida music scene, and leader of the jazz fusion band The Inner Court, playing both fusion and jazz standards in venues and concert series all around South Florida. He currently plays gigs on upright bass and electric bass, both fretted and unfretted.
Drum Teacher Giuseppe Pucci

Giuseppe Pucci Drum Teacher

Born and raised in Italy, Giuseppe started his professional career in the mid-eighties. After having extensively performed all over Italy and Europe, in 1998 he moved to New York City, where he soon established himself as a steady working drummer. He did gigs in some of the best venues in the city, and continued his studies by taking classes at the Manhattan College of Music and The Collective. In 2006, Giuseppe moved to Tennessee and worked regularly with local bands between Knoxville and Nashville. He also studied with the great Chester Thompson (Frank Zappa, Weather Report, Genesis, Phil Collins). In 2009 he relocated to South Florida where he soon established himself as one of the first-call drummers in the jazz/fusion and pop/rock scenes. He is currently a member of The Inner Court (jazz/fusion band) and The Motowners (Motown- tribute band), and is the primary drum teacher at the School of Rock Pompano Beach.
Singing Teacher, Keyboard Teacher Violet Jeffries

Violet Jeffries Singing Teacher, Keyboard Teacher

Violet Jeffries is a professional singer, songwriter, recording artist and voice coach. She is a singing and keyboard teacher at the School of Rock Pompano Beach. You can find her playing live shows at the finest restaurants and music venues in South Florida. Violet offers an encouraging and positive environment for singers of all ages and abilities, from beginner to professional. Coupling good vocal technique with unique artistry are key ingredients in delivering a stellar performance, and Violet will help you learn how to do just that.
Drum Teacher, Keyboard Teacher Noah Berdugo

Noah Berdugo Drum Teacher, Keyboard Teacher

Noah is a drum, keyboard, and primary saxophone teacher at the School of Rock Pompano Beach. He has been involved with School of Rock since he was 9 years old, and has attended the School of Rock Coral Springs, School of Rock West Broward, and School of Rock Pompano Beach. He has been on tour six times with our House Band program, and on tour two times with School of Rock AllStars. Noah has played drums, keyboard, bass, guitar, and saxophone throughout his tours and professional career. He loves listening, playing, and teaching music of all different kinds, and specializes in jazz and funk. He is now a senior at Florida Atlantic University, where he is getting a bachelor’s degree in music with a focus on Saxophone Performance. Noah plans to go to graduate school for a master's degree in Jazz Studies in 2022.

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My son can't wait to go to School of Rock every Saturday and he loves how quickly he is learning the guitar. The teachers are great, their attitudes are amazing and their kid skills are phenomenal.

Having Fun while learning loads.

The School of Rock was AWESOME for my sons first session! The ages were perfect and the kids all got along great! I know this next session will be just as good!

Students Can Be Themselves.

The music knowledge my daughter has received and been allowed to showcase is beyond measure. The instructors educate and mentor these kids in a positive way. Students can exist without judgement in this program.

Everyone is caring and passionate.

I think my kids would live at School of Rock if they could. All the kids are really welcoming and everyone is accepted. But most of all the people who work there are AMAZING!