In 1998, School of Rock's first location was built in Philadelphia to strengthen students' self-confidence, develop their musicianship, and most importantly, spark an insatiable enthusiasm to learn. Today, the School of Rock franchise has branched out to more than 65 locations throughout the United States and Mexico. During the school's music lessons, encouraging instructors well versed in methods of rocking and rolling—such as strumming guitars, tickling keyboards, and causing avalanches with yodels—demystify music theory for mini Mick Jaggers of all skill levels.
School of Rock's Rock 101 program acquaints beginners with the instrument of their choice using a curriculum of weekly private lessons and group band rehearsals. Virtuosos ready to hit the stage can participate in the performance program, which prepares students for live performances that pay homage to beloved rock icons such as Queen, Led Zeppelin, and Mount Rushmore.
Nothing captures emotions quite like music. Whether it's the elation of "Ode to Joy" or the sorrow of "Adagio for Strings," music grabs ahold of the human experience and expresses it in a way that anyone can appreciate. The Williamsburg School of Music dedicates itself to sharing that experience with anyone who wants to create music. Its classes include private lessons in voice, guitar, piano, and orchestral instruments as well as rock-band experiences for kids aged 6–17. For very young children, Baby Rock with Craig Howe classes bring shakers, drums, and rhythm sticks into homes for a personal introduction to music. These classes involve rhythmic and tonal exercises and homework assignments that include banging on pots early in the morning.
Before taking the reins at Broadway Performing Arts, Elisa Heinsohn appeared on the TV series Fame, and Cleve Asbury acted in the Oscar-winning film Chicago. The duo also racked up an impressive set of Broadway credits—Asbury most recently played Mr. Ovington in the hit _How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying_—and starred in more television commercials than a dog who can talk. Nowadays, the two continue their performing-arts work while co-owning and co-directing their studio, leading their team as they teach students from 3-year-olds to adults. The studio’s eclectic curricula hone students’ skills in disciplines such as musical theater, dance, and guitar.
Imagine the best theater Lyndhurst has to offer. Broadway Bound Theatrical Center has all that and more.
Broadway Bound Theatrical Center offers instruction in a number of dance styles, from classical to modern.
Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
Quaye Institute of the Arts offers students the opportunity to express themselves through art, music, and dance. We have created a program filled with artistic workshops for students ages 5-17 to partake in the BEST arts training there is! Come and spend the best
3 weeks of the summer with us!!
What is the experience customers can expect?
Prepare to create beautiful artwork, sing glorious music, and express yourself through dance daily all while having a great time and making new friends!!!
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
We believe that quality arts training is an opportunity that EVERY child deserves. We have created this program so that EVERY child who wants a stage has one to express themselves freely and artistically!!!
What do you love most about your job?
Creating these experiences for children has been the most amazing experience of my life.
Watching the grow from novices to experts with just three weeks of quality artistic training is absolutely mind blowing!!! I love watching children grow in the arts!
A lifelong songwriter and performer, Sharman Nittoli's accolades include co-writing the Frank Sinatra song "Here's to the Band." As an instructor, she harnesses her experience to help students find their own musical voice through lessons in piano, voice, songwriting, and recording.