Creating Musicians One Lesson At a Time

(203) 934-2501

52 Collis Street West Haven CT393 Center Street Wallingford CT

About Us


Rock House School of Music offers private lessons for Guitar, Voice, Piano/Keyboard, Bass Guitar, Drums, Ukulele, Little Rockers Classes (children 4-7), and all school band instruments. Along with our award-winning curriculum our teachers incorporate the music that YOU love into the lessons. This makes learning fun and easy! Students have the opportunity to perform the songs they are learning at our monthly Youth Open Mic and at our Rock House Talent Showcase. Students are paired together to form bands or play along with tracks and work together to have fun and showcase what they have learned on stage for their friends and family.

The Rock House School of Music is more then just a music school. Founder John McCarthy designed and developed a complete learning system and curriculum that is proven effective. Over 2 million musicians worldwide have used the award-winning Rock House Method to learn music successfully! Our curriculum books focus on the most used chord progressions used in thousands of songs, combined with music theory, leads, melodies, reading music and techniques used in all genres of music. Our certified instructors use audio backing tracks so you can apply what you are learning and students use our interactive website to access worksheets, quizzes and many tools to make the most progressive and comprehensive learning experience. 

Rock House won the prestigious Musical Merchandise Review “Best Tools for Schools“ award. With over 25 years of hands on experience, John McCarthy along with his team of master instructors created this groundbreaking system of learning. In fact, many other schools around the world use the Rock House Method curriculum as their core learning system. Rock House School of music has two locations West Haven and Wallingford that service all of Connecticut. Rock House School of Music is the best place to learn music in Connecticut!