October 22, 2015 // Franchising.com // FORT WAYNE, Indiana - School of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education, announces the grand opening of its Fort Wayne, Indiana location on October 31, 2015. Situated at 9006 Coldwater Road, this School of Rock is located conveniently on the corner of Coldwater Rd. and Wallen, just a mile north of I-69. To celebrate the new school, a special—and spooky—Halloween grand opening celebration will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the afternoon, featuring rockin’ festivities such as: trial lessons, live music, fun swag giveaways including the grand prize of a guitar and a guitar smashing. In addition, there will be plenty of candy, costumes and a rock star hairstyling booth. To top the excitement off, scholarships for a bassist, guitarist, drummer, key board player/ pianist and vocalist will be given away to five lucky rockers!
The School of Rock music program continues to drum to its own beat with its newest location in Indiana. The franchise sets itself apart from other institutions in that it emboldens students to rock out with and support their fellow students in their musical journeys. Taking the focus off the individual and creating a vibrant team dynamic allows students to enjoy a unique, extremely passionate and motivating environment in which to learn. This team dynamic makes School of Rock a fun and engaging place to practice and encourages kids to embrace the learning process. For over 15 years, this method of teaching has led to the concept’s growth in over 160 schools in nine countries.
“At School of Rock, we are in constant pursuit of musical mastery and aspire to reach as many skilled musicians as we can. Through our world class musical program, we hope to develop our students’ talents to their highest levels and seek to facilitate a collaborative and exhilarating learning process that cannot be found anywhere else.” said School of Rock CEO, Dzana Homan. “We are thrilled for this School of Rock location to open up and are excited to see the wonderful students of Fort Wayne grow and advance their abilities to unstoppable levels.”
“I’ve been a rock n’ roll fan for as long as I can remember and I am extremely thrilled to finally have the opportunity to use my number one passion of music in bringing the community of Fort Wayne something it needs: a revolutionary music program sure to bring the inner rock star out of every student in this town!” said franchisee, Mark McKibben. “It’s going to be an unreal experience watching our students’ talents flourish— it is an honor to be a part of their journey towards musical success.”
For more information on the school, visit FortWayne.SchoolofRock.com.
The music school your mom and dad wished they had when they were kids, School of Rock is an ingenious concept that gets kids and adults rocking out to the classics and up and performing with their peers. With more than 160 locations in nine countries, the franchise proves that rock and roll is here to stay.
SOURCE School of Rock