School of Rock Memphis

We believe the best way to learn music is to play music. Book a free trial today for ages 4-18! 🎸

School of Rock Memphis provides both in-person and online music lessons for students of all ages. Our programs, camps and workshops for toddlers, kids, teens and adults make learning to play music fun and create great communities of musicians. School of Rock is the leader in performance-based music education. We combine one-on-one drum, bass, keyboard, vocal, and guitar lessons with group practice

Operating as usual

02/29/2024

Come out to the Memphis Parent Camp Expo this Saturday, March 2nd, from 11-2 at the FedEx Event Center at Shelby Farms! All 3 local School of Rock general managers will be available to answer questions about our Summer camps in June and July. There may even be a discount if you come out to see us 😜🎸🎤🥁

Photos from School of Rock Memphis's post 02/25/2024

House Band is at it again coming at you live from Neil’s. Helping raise money for the Savior Foundation

Photos from School of Rock Memphis's post 02/24/2024

House Band takes the stage live at Railgarten. Happening now!

02/24/2024

House Band is live under the starts tonight at Railgarten. Music 7:30 - 10. Be cool be here!

02/21/2024

📣PSA: This is our last day that summer music camps for kids and teens are 20% off! Use the code SAVE20 at checkout before time runs out at this link: https://rocki.ng/3I7QFSj

02/21/2024

Summer is around the corner…have you figured out how you’re going to keep your kids entertained? We have tons of music camp options for all instruments and experience levels throughout the summer. Check them out here AND take 20% off your camp purchase by entering SAVE20 at checkout: https://rocki.ng/3SNKmIj

Photos from School of Rock Memphis's post 02/12/2024

Sound check is complete and the stage is set for tonight’s pre-game and halftime performances by the House Band at the Grizzlies game.

02/01/2024

Today in music, ABBA knocks Queen from their 9 week long number 1 spot for “Bohemian Rhapsody” on the U.K. singles charts with “Mamma Mia”!
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Want to be a chart-topper? Sign up for a 30 minute free trial at School of Rock today! All ages welcome :)

01/31/2024

we are OPEN this week!!!
congrats to all of our students who absolutely knocked it out of the park this weekend at Growlers!
make sure you’re signed up for the upcoming season’s shows!!

Photos from School of Rock Memphis's post 01/27/2024

Hair Metal did not disappoint. Growlers was rockin tonight!

01/26/2024

It’s gonna get heavy tonight. Come watch School of Rock Memphis pay tribute to hair metal artists from the 80s. Show is at at 6pm. $10 cover.

01/24/2024

*DONT FORGET TO BUY YOUR TICKETS FOR THIS SEASON’S SHOWS ON FRIDAY 1/26 AND SUNDAY 1/28!!!*
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On this day in 1976, David Bowie released his 10th studio album, Station to Station! Bowie is one of many artists we’ll be celebrating in next season’s 70’s show!! *
*Don’t forget to sign up for next season if you haven’t already!

01/23/2024

On this day in music history: 1983, the West Coast started broadcasting the all new 24 hour music video channel, MTV!

Don’t forget to get tickets for the upcoming shows Friday 1/26 and Sunday 1/28!!! Tickets are $10 each and current students enter free!

01/16/2024

School of Rock Memphis will continue to be closed today (1/16) due to weather conditions.

01/15/2024

School of Rock Memphis is closed today (1/15) due to weather conditions. Please stay safe.

School of Rock 25th Anniversary 01/11/2024

Ever wonder how School of Rock became a global music education brand?

Teddi Tarnoff was one of our first students. Her mom enrolled her in guitar lessons 25 years ago. Now, Teddi's journey has come full circle - she's the Regional Manager at School of Rock Las Vegas West and School of Rock Green Valley.

Hear more about her story and School of Rock's journey to becoming the most revolutionary music school in the world:

School of Rock 25th Anniversary School of Rock is proud to be celebrating 25 years dedicated to enriching the lives of students globally and instilling core values through the power of musi...

Photos from School of Rock's post 01/09/2024

Just look at the passion, determination, and joy shining through these shots of our Rock 101 and Performance Program students from School of Rock Polanco and School of Rock Mexico City 🥹

Photos from School of Rock's post 01/03/2024

We are ringing in the new year from around the world with School of Rock West Cobb, GA and School of Rock Los Dominicos, Chile! 🌎⚡️

Photos from School of Rock's post 01/03/2024

We can't help but rave about the incredible culture that Shelly Norehad and her team has cultivated at School of Rock Highland Heights in Ohio. Here's what one parent had to say about their experience:

"We wanted to give a special shout out and thank you to Alex and Jess, Holden's instructors, who have been absolutely amazing with him. They're always so encouraging and the knowledge they share and patience they have with their students is astounding. Holden feels so "at home" at School of Rock. That's because the culture of the school is one of acceptance, encouragement, and positivity. That's what ALL the instructors, and Louie and Allison, have created. I sent the video of Holden's performance to my sister in Seattle and she was so touched by all of the older students on the sides and front of the stage rockin' out as Holden bravely performed his original song he was so nervous to do. Thank you for the opportunity you all give to students to be themselves, grow their confidence, and of course, learn to value the gift of music."

If you're looking for a place where your child can grow their musical skills while being part of a welcoming community, School of Rock is the place to be.

01/02/2024

Today in music history, The Beatles started recording their 12th and final chart topper album, “Let It Be”. Footage was recorded from these studio sessions to later make documentaries about the band.
Sign up for lessons today to get yourself on track to play like the legends🎸!

12/28/2023

Recently, the House Band students at School of Rock San Jose had the privilege to perform at an event for a non-profit organization that supports families facing housing challenges. The experience left an indelible mark, not just on the families they played for but also on our students. Here are unfiltered sentiments from some of San Jose's House Band members:

"Performing at the Family Supportive Housing event was a rewarding experience. Seeing the kids in the front row rockin' out was quite inspirational. I wouldn't mind performing there again to just see the kids enjoying themselves listening to the music. Supporting families going through tough times is always a good thing in my book. I truly hope everyone enjoyed the event as much as I did."

"It was one of the most rewarding gigs I've ever played. For me, playing music is about the faces in the audience and making sure they are having fun, and just seeing the eyes light up in the crowd was amazing. I would love to play there again!"

"I thought it was really fun to do, and it made me feel so good to do it for a good cause. They all seemed like they were having fun, and seeing all the kids having fun too made it really fun for me. I really hope we play there again."

"It was awesome performing and bringing something positive to the kids and parents we performed for. They are not as fortunate as us, and performing for these kids was something special that they will not forget, so it was awesome to make a positive impact on them."

12/26/2023

This is Samantha, one of our top keyboardists AND bassists. Sam has been with us a while and her talent and work ethic are unmatched. Here is one of her favorite memories.

"My favorite memory was the Jam Bands show. It was the best show I have ever been in and it truly made me a better musician. Specifically, the song Jessica by Allman Brothers had the hardest piano solo I have ever heard, and it took me months to learn, but at the show it really paid off."

Photos from School of Rock's post 12/20/2023

Us featuring smiles, hair flips, and stank face 😤

12/19/2023

This is Dar, one of our best guitar players, and a member of our elite House Band. Here is what his mother had to say about our programs.

"School of Rock has brought so much to my son’s life. He is in a band with other SOR kids. He has been on tour and made friends with kids from one end of Memphis to the other. An amazing experience! It has been so fun to watch him grow as a musician."

Favorite moment: "House Band playing 'Guess Who' by B.B. King at MoSH Planetarium! I will never get over that haunting and beautiful performance."

Photos from School of Rock's post 12/19/2023

School of Rock families don't just show up, they show out - with a wealth of support and homemade merch!

The parents and families of School of Rock students show up in full force to every event and performance. One family, whose young guitarist attends School of Rock Folsom, shows their support by creating custom tour tees and wearing them to his shows.

Jaxon aka Jax Man, picked up a guitar at age 7 and has been nurtured by a family that is deeply rooted in music culture. His grandma attends music festivals and concerts across the country, and his family regularly exposes him to the music they love. Jax's progress has astounded his school's staff - from leading solos to mastering intricate guitar techniques after just one season 🎸

Safe to say he will be bringing a big crowd for School of Rock Folsom's next show!

Photos from School of Rock's post 12/15/2023

Why join School of Rock? Because you get to wear your favorite outfit whenever you want, and play your favorite songs whenever you want. Why else?

12/15/2023

AC/DC bassist Cliff Williams turns 74 today!
Our goal is to create musicians that will still be playing when they’re 74 too, sign up for a free trial or check out our camps in the link in our bio 🎸🤘

“Guitar Hero was such an important tool for exposing kids from the late-’90s to the electric guitar. We’ve got some guitar heroes now – 10 years ago, we didn’t”: Michael Rubin went from playing video games to rocking vintage guitars with 12/14/2023

Michael Rubin started out at School of Rock as a student, then teacher, and now he's being interviewed by Guitar World.

Michael, the guitarist of the rock and roll band, King Falcon, started his School of Rock journey as a student, but before that, his love of guitar began with the video game, Guitar Hero. Since then, he's traded the guitar-shaped controller for a pretty sweet vintage guitar collection - and one of those, a 1957 Fender Stratocaster, has a unique story behind it.

Read this article by Ellie Rogers to find out more about a special guitar that manifested a full-circle life moment for Michael 🎸🎮

https://rocki.ng/3TlBV9o

“Guitar Hero was such an important tool for exposing kids from the late-’90s to the electric guitar. We’ve got some guitar heroes now – 10 years ago, we didn’t”: Michael Rubin went from playing video games to rocking vintage guitars with He has an awe-inspiring collection of vintage guitars, all with stories to tell, and he plays in one of NYC’s most exciting indie-rock bands. But as Michael Rubin tells it, it all started with Guitar Hero…

12/12/2023

Today in music history, The Smiths played their last show as a band in 1986!
Don’t forget to click the link in our story and add your own testimonial for this past year at School of Rock!

School of Rock 2023 Year Highlights 12/12/2023

Do you love School of Rock? Let us know by filling out this form for our end of the year highlights.

Was there a particular show you loved the most that your child performed in? An instructor that changed your child’s love of music? Any memory that stands out with our programs?

School of Rock 2023 Year Highlights Want to be featured on our social media? Fill out this form to share your highlight!

Adult Performance Program (Ages 18+) | School of Rock 12/12/2023

It's never too late to learn a new instrument.

Did you know that School of Rock offers music lessons for adults? Sign up for guitar, bass, keyboard, drums, or vocals and get weekly 1:1 lessons paired with band rehearsals. Not only will you enhance your musical skills, but you'll also meet other passionate music lovers and be part of a supportive community.

Join the Adult Program at one of our 350+ locations worldwide!
https://rocki.ng/3RE03CD

Adult Performance Program (Ages 18+) | School of Rock Learn to play music in the Adult Performance Program at School of Rock for any skill level - advanced to beginner. Online and in-person classes available now.

Photos from School of Rock's post 12/08/2023

Doing what we love, loving what we do. 🎵

Photos from School of Rock's post 12/07/2023

In the flurry of holiday shopping and gift-giving, here's a reminder that the best gifts are priceless.

Henry, a student at School of Rock White Plains, recently approached Jeff Silverman, the school's owner, and asked if he could take home a broken guitar so that he could try his hand at repairing it. Henry took it home, replaced the neck of the guitar and returned it a few weeks later. When he brought the repaired guitar back to the school, he also presented the old guitar neck to his school's staff. He had transformed it into a remarkable hanging trophy, commemorating the school's 5 year anniversary.

Etched on the back are Henry's heartfelt words: "To School of Rock and Jeff. Thank you for 2 years of fun, music, and learning about being a musician! I hope to stay with SOR 'till I go to college. Thank you!!!! - Henry M"

This trophy now stands proudly in the White Plains lobby for all to see. But it's more than just a display piece – it's a symbol of the lives we change through music every single day.

12/06/2023

musig! that’s what we do best (other than spelling)!

Photos from School of Rock's post 12/05/2023

The doors are officially open at School of Rock Summer Creek in Texas!

Ken Prodoehl and his team have transformed their space into a proper music haven for the Summer Creek community. They installed huge windows to let in the bright, natural light and created a vibrant setting with colorful accent walls in each of the lesson rooms. The team also recently unpacked their brand-new musical gear from Gretsch Drums, Shure UK, Fender, and more.

Can't wait to report back on the future wins at Summer Creek. Congratulations Ken!

Photos from School of Rock Memphis's post 12/02/2023

Today in Little Wing our tiny rockstars learned about the “alien guy” !
Stay tuned to see who the artist of the day will be for next Friday’s class!

Tammy, organized by Larry Burch 11/30/2023

Your support is needed: help our student recover from a tragic accident.

Just over a week ago, a School of Rock student named Tammy was struck by a trolley while crossing the street. She was swiftly attended to by incredible first responders and thanks to their immediate actions, she was quickly transported to the local hospital, where she remains under intensive care today.

Tammy is facing a strenuous journey to recovery and requires extensive surgery and treatment for injuries, putting an enormous strain on her family.

To support Tammy's family during this challenging time, a GoFundMe page has been set up to assist with the overwhelming medical expenses that continue to mount. Your generous contributions will directly aid in covering the costs of her current care and the future treatments she requires for a full recovery.

Tammy's father says, "I understand that times are tough for many, and it's never easy to ask for assistance. However, any donation, no matter the size, will make a significant difference in Tammy's journey toward healing and rebuilding her life."

Please consider donating at https://rocki.ng/47DYLgu, sharing this post, or leaving a positive message for Tammy and her family in the comments below.

Tammy, organized by Larry Burch Tammy Hi my name is Larry and I'm fundraising for my daughter Tammy. On November 19th Tammy was struck by a PSTA tro… Larry Burch needs your support for Tammy

Photos from School of Rock's post 11/28/2023

Frank Zummo 🤝 School of Rock 🤝SPTS

We are honored to join hands with Society for the Prevention of Teen Su***de and Frank Zummo of Sum41 to support a vital cause on Giving Tuesday. Our collective aim is to raise $2,000 in donations to support SPTS’s mission of helping youth build a life of resiliency through specialized training programs and mental health resources. Your support matters!

Unable to donate? Re-share this post to your story to help raise awareness for teen mental health!

Photos from School of Rock Attleboro's post 11/28/2023
School of Rock | Seasonal Music Camps 11/27/2023

As a busy parent, you don't have time to keep your kids entertained through the summer.

School of Rock music camps are the answer. Your child will learn how to play a musical instrument, make friends, gain confidence, and so much more. Book now and thank yourself later ✨

School of Rock | Seasonal Music Camps Check out School of Rock’s music workshops & seasonal music camps for kids & adults. Learn more about our fall, winter, spring and summer music camps today.

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