Through our performance-based approach, we foster an inclusive community of rockers in Princeton to build a unique type of confidence only gained through cool, real life experiences. Whether we’re in serious shredding-mode or just jamming along with the band, our team spurs the growth of real, practical skills for music-minded students. At School of Rock Princeton, we believe everyone deserves to have fun and feel like a rock star. Visit us and get a feel for the awesome opportunities your child has waiting just around the corner.

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  City Trenton , NJ
  Zip Code 08619
  Address 3570 Quakerbridge Road
  Phone Number (609) 890-7090

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Performance Program

At School of Rock Princeton, our Performance Program puts our students front-and-center on a real stage for real performances. Students get to show off their killer music skills while learning serious teamwork as they and their bandmates refine their abilities through some of rock and roll’s greatest hits.

Princeton students will blow your mind with advanced performances chock-full of hits by famous artists such as Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, The Rolling Stones, AC/DC, Frank Zappa, Queen, and many, many more! For our students, real performances breed real skill, and real fun.

All students in Princeton’s Performance Program can expect:

• Weekly private music lessons on guitar, bass, keyboard, drums, and/or vocals
• Weekly band rehearsal to get students prepared for real shows
• The experience of performing on stage with their band at real venues
• Key learning in fundamental areas such as stage performance, harmonies, musicianship, and more
• Fun, music, and education wrapped into one all-inclusive experience!


Rock 101

Our Rock 101 Program at School of Rock Princeton is focused on making the first steps of a young student’s journey both fun and successful. The days of mundane music instruction are over. At School of Rock Princeton, we believe that playing music together is the only real path to mastering an instrument and developing a true love for music.

In Rock 101, we focus our instruction on the one instrument that students have chosen to study. Whether we’re teaching scales, chords, notes, or time signatures, we put concepts in context so students understand how the principles they learn are applied to real music. Using some of the world’s most famous songs and infusing fun into every chord, Rock 101 allows Princeton students to enhance their skills and move on to our Performance Program.

School of Rock Princeton’s Rock 101 students can expect:

• Weekly private music lessons on guitar, bass, keyboard, drums, and/or vocals
• Weekly group rehearsals to reinforce basic concepts and skills in a band setting
• A firm grasp of the fundamentals of technique and music theory
• An understanding of what it means to play solo and in a group
• Real knowledge gained through real fun!


Adult Program

School of Rock Princeton is now enrolling for our Adult Performance Program, where adult students of all proficiency levels can explore and conquer the world of music. We get our students playing and learning at lightning-quick speeds through practical performance rather than run-of-the-mill music instruction programs. At School of Rock Princeton, the thrill of the performance is just as important as learning the skill to rock.

Our adult students learn the fundamentals of music, including scales, chords, notes, progressions, and more, through some of the most iconic songs and sounds in music history. Whether you’re a die-hard fan of rock ‘n roll or a metal-loving head-banger at home in the mosh pit, our teachers know how to best connect your love for music with a passion for learning it.

All students in School of Rock Princeton’s Adult Program can expect:

• Fast-paced instruction in one of our great musical offerings: guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, and/or vocals
• Weekly private instruction catered to your goals and level of proficiency
• Rehearsals with others just like you to get ready for real shows at live music venues
• An understanding of music theory and technique fundamentals, learned through songs from your favorite music genre
• Fun, instruction, and a great progression of practical skills wrapped all into one!


Rookies

Session Packages: $150/4 sessions, $300/
Rookies

School of Rock Princeton’s Rookies Program is designed for first and second graders to provide a fun introduction to music fundamentals. Among other tools, we use proprietary setups for guitar, bass, drums and keyboard to provide a gateway to understanding music. The skills and passion for music that we teach our students gets them ready for Rock 101 and a lasting appreciation for music.

Our Princeton Rookies learn the fundamental concepts of pitch, rhythm, form and dynamics with age-appropriate exercises, tools and games. We encourage our students to explore a variety of instruments and play styles so they can get familiar with all parts of the musical landscape; even the most incredible solo guitar players or drummers need to understand how the rest of the band works together.

All students in Princeton’s Rookies Program can expect:

• Weekly group lessons using guitar, bass, keyboard and drums
• Exposure to essential fundamentals like music theory, pitch and rhythm
• A focus on teamwork and collaboration
• An understanding of what it means to play solo and in a group
• Fun combined with practical learning!

Customer Testimonials

Amazing things happen when students enter the Princeton School of Rock. They transform from kids taking music lessons to performing musicians. What sets this program apart from other music schools is that in addition to regular instruction the students participate in weekly show rehearsals. It is in these rehearsals where the students help push each other to grow and make the songs come together. The outcome is not recital - the outcome is a full fledged rock concert!


I am very glad to be associated with Princeton School of Rock. My son, Sarvesh thoroughly enjoys his lessons with Mike and looks forward for the rehearsals every Saturday morning. Two aspects that stand out with regard to the exposure that my kid gets at Princeton School of Rock are jamming with a group of students during rehearsals and secondly here the learning happens as a matter of fun!! In fact he started recently, 4weeks ago with drumming and has a window of opportunity to try his hands with the various numbers. It is great to be part of fun learning at Princeton School of Rock with able tutors who are friendly with kids and bring the best of the talent in them!! Thanks Princeton School of Rock and Sarvesh looks forward to be learning and performing with Princeton School of Rock team.


My son's been going to the School of Rock for six years. He's 13 now, and is a guitarist, drummer, and singer. He's got musical and performing skills that'll last a lifetime, and he knows more about classic rock than most adults I know. School of Rock rocks!

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