"School of Rock has taught me how to perform in public with self-confidence."
— Dan, 18, Downingtown
Our staff is made up of accomplished local musicians eager to share their talents with our students, but who continue to go out and create music, which often gives our students the opportunity to see their teachers play.
Darren Musatto, Music Director: Darren has been a big part of SoR NYC since 2004. An accomplished guitarist, Darren toured the U.S. and Europe with members of the Misfits, Crash Test Dummies, Queens of the Stone Age and The Eagles of Death Metal. Before joining School of Rock, he taught music production at the California Recording Institute in San Francisco. Darren is currently recording and touring with Joanna Erdos and the Midnight Show, and will performing at this year's South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas.