January 13, 2016 // Franchising.com // ISSAQUAH, Wash. – School of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education, announces the grand opening of its newest school in Issaquah, Washington on Saturday, January 16. The school is located at the Meadows Shopping Center at 1640 NW Gilman Blvd, Ste 1, Issaquah, WA 98027. To celebrate, a grand opening will take place at the school on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. featuring a live performance by the School of Rock Seattle House Band, a ribbon cutting and guitar smashing by Mayor Fred Butler, free musical lessons, and a grand prize giveaway of a $500 guitar, courtesy of SweetWater Sound.
School of Rock’s unique method of teaching has proven to have tremendous success in the musical advancement of students nationwide. The program provides a comfortable, team-centric atmosphere where students develop superior skills in musical performance with the encouragement of both peers and staff. School of Rock takes students out of the classroom and onstage as they experience the thrill of performing for live audiences. With over 170 locations worldwide, School of Rock expands its presence in the state of Washington to the rapidly growing suburb of Issaquah.
“We are pleased to continue the significant growth of School of Rock and expect that adding music to the community will have a positive impact on Issaquah,” said School of Rock CEO, Dzana Homan. “Our local school owners are veterans in the music industry and we are confident they will provide remarkable leadership for students and staff.”
“School of Rock joins my two greatest passions – working with children and music,” said General Manager, Tracy Fondren. “I am eager to witness the talent that Issaquah has to offer and guide students as they develop their skills and take on the stage.”
For more information on the school visit 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 170 locations in nine countries, the franchise proves that rock and roll is here to stay.
SOURCE School of Rock