Address: 431 W. 16th St. - 212-414-5994
Description: With more than a decade of successful experience teaching music, School of Rock is the national leader in music education for kids from age 7 to 18. Students learn from professional musicians in an interactive environment combining weekly private lessons and structured group rehearsals, with the ultimate goal of performing live in front of real crowds. To date, School of Rock students have played thousands of concerts to more than 100,000 people total, at such legendary venues as CBGB's, The Trocadero, The Knitting Factory, The Whiskey, The Roxy, The Experience Music Project, The Big Easy, and B.B. King Blues Club in Times Square. Groups from the school have also had the great fortune to perform at music festivals from Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits to Zappanale in Bad Doberan, Germany.Richard Morel is known for his remixes under the name Pink Noise, including tracks from the Killers, Yoko Ono, and Pet Shop Boys. In addition, he co-wrote and co-produced three songs on Cyndi Lauper?s Bring Ya to the Brink album and released his third solo album as Morel, titled The Death of the Paper Boy, in 2008. Bob Mould, founding member of the seminal punk band Husker Du and alt-rock favorite Sugar, released his ninth solo album, Life And Times (Anti- Records), in 2010. His autobiography, titled See a Little Light: The Trail of Rage and Melody and written with assistance from Michael Azerrad, was published in the summer of 2011.