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Our Experienced Music Instructors

School of Rock has experienced music instructors

Our Experienced Music Instructors

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

Matt Mueller Guitar Teacher, Studio Coordinator

Matt took over the Studio Coordinator position in the Spring of 2018. He has been playing guitar for many years. He is an avid disc golf player.

Mike Klopp Drum Teacher

Originally from Bergen County, Michael Klopp is a 1994 graduate of Ramapo High School, where he excelled in all things music and was even voted Most Musical by his fellow classmates. In 1998 he received his BA in Performance from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia with an emphasis on jazz studies and music history. Upon graduation Michael set sail for the open water and spent the following 6 years seeing the world as an orchestra drummer for different cruise lines, performing big band music, production shows and variety acts of all kinds. In 2004 he was given the (extremely rare) opportunity to become a Guest Entertainer for Royal Caribbean as Drummer/Musical Director for multi-talented performer Domenick Allen (Foreigner, Buddy Rich Band, Liberace, Broadway, London's West End) and continues to enjoy the MD chair to this day. Michael started with School of Rock in 2015 and has enjoyed every moment. When not in a lesson you will find him practicing often.

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