I love how my child feels included and accepted amongst the other students. It seems as though neither age nor popularity is the driving force that connects the students, but the love playing music together.
I've got to attribute a lot of that to the instructors. They are not only teaching these kids amazing musical skills, but providing an atmosphere where the students appear to be supporting one another instead of being jealous.
I continue to be impressed.
Kids are brought to a performance level that surprises everyone, even themselves.
Kids make friends with other kids that love the experience. They all have memories of a lot of work, together, that pays off with a great show and great friends.
My son was recently given the opportunity to audition on broadway for the School of Rock musical. This would never have been an option one year ago when we were sitting in the audience watching the show, not even enrolled in the School of Rock, Fort Washington. In the past year, from my son's involvement in the school's performance-based programs, he has blossomed as a musician and a person. He has gained confidence; learned discipline; and experienced the benefits of teamwork, in a way he never had before with sports. His teachers support him, challenge him, and his peers push him to do things he never dreamed possible. Most recently, one of these things was to audition on Broadway! In just one year, our family has seen such incredible benefits from his participation at the school, and we look forward to many more, in the years to come.
Communication is amazing! Organized and it obvious that the kids and providing opportunities to develop their talents while having fun is the goal and mission that everyone I have encountered is working toward. We love the program and the Fort Washington SOR!