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Rock This Way! School of Rock Thornhill (Concord)

150 Connie Crescent, Concord

One or Two Months of Guitar, Drum, Piano, Vocal, or Bass Lessons at Rock This Way! School of Rock(Up to 53% Off)

Up to 48% Off
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Players of all experience levels can learn or advance their musical skills under the instruction of an experienced, personal music coach

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Lisa
15 ratings4 reviews
April 28, 2020
Josh is a wonderful instructor as well as a true professional. Highly recommend to any student looking for a great music teacher!
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Clifford
5 ratings2 reviews
September 13, 2019
Excellent. Brandon your a great teacher.
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SusieHELPFUL REVIEWER
2 ratings2 reviews
August 8, 2019
Didn’t actually sit in with the instructors but my just turned 8 year learned to play and continues to love playing drums in 4 weeks. They did facilitate a mutually convenient lesson time for all 3 of my kids doing 3 different musical instruments. Very prompt response to all emails and questions.
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Nancy
1 ratings1 reviews
July 12, 2019
Great communication and genuine service. Positive experience overall.
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Aly
7 ratings3 reviews
February 10, 2019
Awesome place for kids and adults. My two children and I (!!) each learn a different instrument at the same time from patient, knowledgeable and encouraging instructors!
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sefi
2 ratings1 reviews
February 8, 2019
This is an amazing school! They got my son to love playing !
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Sammy
5 ratings2 reviews
August 24, 2018
Grate staff. My son loves to play piano. Definitely come back again. Thanks Rock this way.
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iryna
1 ratings1 reviews
March 5, 2018
My child liked the classes from the first day. After each class I was provided with a quick feedback.
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About This Deal

Choose Between Two Options

  • C$57 for one month of guitar, drum, piano, vocal, or bass lessons (four weekly lessons) (C$110 value)
  • C$103 for two months of guitar, drum, piano, vocal, or bass lessons (eight weekly lessons) (C$220 value)

Sound Waves: Voices Swimming in the Air

Music and everything else we hear is made up of sound waves. Learn how pressure in the air transforms into sound with Groupon’s explanation.

Like the varying ripples in a pond after you skip a snapping turtle, sound travels in waves. When a guitarist plucks a note, for instance, the string causes the air molecules around it to vibrate, which in turn causes more molecules to vibrate, and on and on until the wave reaches your ears. The differences in the way we perceive these waves—that is, the variations of sound—are largely because of a few key characteristics:

  • Frequency: Defined as the speed at which each crest of the wave passes any given point, the frequency determines a sound’s pitch. Lower pitches have lower frequencies and spaced-out crests, whereas high frequencies appear as tight zig-zags.
  • Amplitude: How loud or intense a given sound is entirely depends on its amplitude, which is easily visualized as the height of the wave from crest to valley.
  • Medium: As a pressure wave, sound can travel through almost any medium, from water to solid rock, though each medium affects the speed (and distance) at which the wave can travel. A major exception is in a vacuum, where no air means no molecules to vibrate and propagate the wave.
  • Uniformity: For the most part, the distinction between our perception of a noise and a musical tone is based on how consistent the wave is: noise is unpredictable and jagged, like a choppy sea, while a tone flows steadily, like a tide lapping on the sand.

Though humans only evolved ears to make wearing funny glasses possible, the organs happen to bear a key side effect: they are delicately, exquisitely attuned to receive—and translate—sound waves. The dish-like shape of the ear helps direct the waves into the ear canal, where they eventually strike the eardrum—a thin, tiny membrane that vibrates at the same amplitude and frequency as the waves themselves. Next, a trio of tiny bones in the middle ear—in fact, the tiniest bones in the entire body—move in tandem with the vibrations, thereby transferring the pressure waves into mechanical energy.

From there, the wave travels through the fluid contained in a coiled tube known as the cochlea. This tube is lined with microscopic hair cells, each tuned to a specific frequency. When the frequency of the wave matches the right hair cell, a nerve impulse sends a message to the brain to interpret the sound. Through this instantaneous process, the transformation of air pressure to sound is complete, and we finally perceive the invisible miracle of a siren blaring at 3 a.m.

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