In 2008 Rock School started as Lightning Learnings, private music lessons for students, hosting its first Garage Band, School of Rocks 6 week Summer Program in the beautiful mountains of Vernon NJ at the "Jamie Rickey Farm" on August 8th, 2008 at 8pm "888@8" Garageband hosted its first event Rock Hard or Go Home. The kids counted down to start the event like it was New Years Eve.
2009 Lightning Learning hosted its second Garage Band School of Rocks Summer program, with an outdoor event - "For Those About to Rock" also at Rickey Farm. Ten bands, a cool stage, news reporters and over 700 fans, it was a great day.
In 2010 a two week overnight Summer camp at Woodloch Pines Hawley PA, kids had a blast and got to play on Woodlocks Nightclubs stage. The fall of 2010 ROCK SCHOOL was opened in Greentown PA for private music lessons and summer programs in 2011 Rock School held their annual Garage Band show at the Greene Dreher fire Dept. with new Rock School & past students, special guest members of Back in Black, Sticky Fingers, Event Horizon and Stars Production students.
In Jan 2012 Rock School hosted their first Halloween Event at Woodloch Pines and started its "ON TOUR" Winter Spring rock program for young musicians that are looking for a working band experience . 2013, 2014, 2015 Rock School joined the Wally Lake Fest with local bands and Rock School Students. 2016 launched Making Music Matter For Kids a 501C3 for low income and disadvantaged children and held their benefit event at the Wally Fest. at Tanglewood Resort with great success launching the new non profit.
2017 Rock School moved to Clarks Summit pa 336 South State Street, opening the doors during Clarks Summits Ice Festival and gained an overwhelming new audience and much support for Making Music Matter For Kids,hosted their Summer Program with two event and their Halloween Event at the Clarks Summit Fire Department. 2018 Summer Event was held at Clarks Summits Ramada, celebrating ten years of Events and the 2018 Halloween Event at the Ramada. This year Rock School coordinating all their Winter Spring Summer and Fall events into On Tour, a program for all students that's going strong. Rock School thanks you all and looks forward to seeing everyone in February at the Ice Wars.