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School of Rock is the leader in performance-based music education, with over 500 schools open or under development in 15 countries. For 25 years, we have been enriching the lives of kids and adults through music education, providing a safe and fun space where students can hone their talent. We build musical proficiency with the patented School of Rock Method, a revolutionary innovation that includes a proprietary Method App™, Method Book™ collection, SongFirst® approach, Method Engine™, and performance-based music curriculum. We are proud to provide our students with unique opportunities to experience the music industry, offering them the chance to play on some of the most important music festivals, such as Summerfest and Lollapalooza, as well as top-tier music venues across the US and beyond.

Canton, MA
United States

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School Of Rock
With more than a decade of experience and over 200 schools throughout North and South America, Africa and Asia Pacific, School of Rock is the leader in performance-based after school music education. We were recently named a Forbes Best Franchise (#2 in the Medium Investment Level) and the #1 Music Franchise in America, as well as an Entrepreneur Magazine Top 200 Franchise and the #1 Child Enrichment Franchise for 2018. Students learn from professional musicians in an interactive environment, combining weekly one-on-one lessons with structured group rehearsals that culminate in a live performance in front of real crowds in real rock venues.

Through our performance-based approach to teaching music, our students are more inspired to learn, more motivated to excel and more confident in everything they do. Our series of programs are specifically designed to take each student on a unique musical journey, always giving them something to aspire to. Whether they are a complete novice or a seasoned musician there will always be something new and challenging for them to tackle. Our students not only learn to be great musicians, but they also establish a work ethic, learn teamwork and gain confidence that they can take with them throughout their lives.

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An ideal School of Rock franchisee candidate has a passion for music, a love of children and a willingness to give back to their community. They believe in our brand and our mission of providing a safe space for students to develop into musicians. Candidates must believe in their ability to run a successful franchise. They ask the right questions in order to succeed. They must also be able to live within the process we've outlined, especially for the first year or two.

We advise our candidates to begin their research with our FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document) to gain insights into our brand and our vision for the next 3-5 years. We also encourage candidates to reach out to our franchisees to validate their findings. Candidates should also read industry publications like franchise updates, Forbes and Entrepreneur for growth segments.

We have 20 years of experience specializing in music education. 11 of those years have been spent expanding both our national and international presence. There are currently 220+ locations in 9 countries, and we continue to grow each year. We are an incredibly well-respected resource of music education in communities all over the world. If you're interested in bringing music to your area and spreading the School of Rock message, learn more about becoming a School of Rock franchisee today.

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Bolstered by a proven track record as School of Rock’s Latin American master franchisee, Matias Puga-Hamilton’s latest agreement with the global franchisor details plans to develop 30 new schools across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland by 2035