Creating Musicians One Lesson At a Time

(203) 934-2501

52 Collis Street West Haven CT393 Center Street Wallingford CT



Owning a Rock House School of Music


  • Be part of a fun, unique, and artistic business that helps children and adults learn music.
  • Connect and collaborate with a rapidly growing network of partners and owners who are passionate about what they do.
  • Make a difference in kids' lives through music.
  • Own and operate a business that will support you every step of the way.
  • Turn your passion for music into your work - you don't have to be a musician but you do need to love music.

Whether you are a musician, just love good music, or are simply looking for a business that rocks, we encourage you to inquire to learn more about the unique Rock House School of Music franchise opportunity.

Music is more a part of our culture than ever before. It’s everywhere, online, on the radio, on TV shows, and in video games. Take a casual glance at Instagram, Facebook or YouTube and you’ll see lots of young musicians singing and performing popular songs. At the same time, despite clear evidence that music education helps kids in school, music instruction in schools is dwindling, and there is an increasing demand nationwide for private music instruction.

Rock House School of Music is a unique franchise in, what we think, is one of the most underserved segments of the franchise industry: music education. We run profitable music schools by offering a ground breaking curriculum that supply’s teachers all the tools they need to create a fun exciting learning environment. Students learn to play music they love and interact with other musicians. We help students attain their dream to play music!

When kids picture playing an instrument, do you think they picture themselves playing “Mary Had a Little Lamb” and learning classical Spanish guitar? Or do you think they see themselves jamming to their favorite music? Every kid wants to rock!

The Rock House School of Music is the music school kids would have designed for themselves!

Unlike other music schools, we have developed our own award-winning curriculum over the past 25 years and it is proven effective. More then 3 million musicians worldwide have used the Rock House Method curriculum to learn to play music. Rock House School of Music employs a unique approach to music education in addition to our award winning curriculum students explore the music they love and then play that music with other students in bands that perform live in talent showcases. Students are much more motivated to learn when they’re playing the music they want to play and get the opportunity to showcase it live on stage.

Founder John McCarthy developed our award winning Rock House Method Curriculum together with his team of instructors that are among the best musicians in the world. The curriculum focuses on the most common chords, progressions, scales and techniques used in thousands of the most popular songs. The learning system is based on applied learning and each lessons builds upon the last to slowly guide each student along the path of success.

The key to keeping your students coming back is having an engaging teaching method that keeps students excited and motivated. This will ensure a long successful business experience.

Rock House provides teacher certification that will ensure your instructors are top notch. Rock House also supplies teacher’s editions that explain how to teach each lesson effectively and many teaching aids to help teachers create an exciting and successful learning experience.

As music and arts are increasingly pushed out of schools, parents are willing to spend money on private music lessons. There is never a better time to own a private music school!

For more information, please contact:

John McCarthy

The Rock House School of Music initial investment is $350,000 to $500,000. We’re looking for investors with a net worth of $500,000 and a minimum liquidity of $100,000. Our business model is suited for the music lover who’s passionate about enriching his or her community and helping educate children. It also is ideal for the experienced investor who appreciates the revenue potential of opening several units. The Rock House School of Music plans to open schools across the nation over the next decade as we take the lead in this unique approach to music instruction. Prime territories are still available for development.