Getting Started: Overdrive / Distortion / Fuzz Pedals

You know the sound of Rock guitar: loud, crunchy, sustained, saturated, and distorted. This effect has been around as long as guitars have been plugged into amplifiers. How was it achieved? They took a small amplifier and cranked the volume until the sound started to “break up,” producing a loud, warm, crackly sound; Perfect for … Continue reading “Getting Started: Overdrive / Distortion / Fuzz Pedals”



The Role Of The Drummer

Drums are loud, powerful rhythm machines designed to keep everyone in the band playing together. The drummer’s role is not simply keeping time (although that certainly is a big part of it), it’s also to lead the entire band! If a band were a train, the drummer would be the engineer, keeping everything on track … Continue reading “The Role Of The Drummer”



Frequently Asked Questions about Summer Camp at Rock School

Summer Time is Here Each spring we often get asked a few questions: Q: “How do lessons work in the summer?” A. Rock School is open year-round and we do not close during the summer. We are offering 2 options for students who miss their standard lessons time over the summer: 1) Students in band … Continue reading “Frequently Asked Questions about Summer Camp at Rock School”



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