Programs Tailor Made for All Needs    

 Introduction To Our Program 

Our approach to learning how to play music is far different than lessons offered at a typical music store. We believe that learning should be fun and rewarding for both the student and their family. We specialize in having beginners learn their instrument faster with proven teaching methods from an experienced staff.  


Once you have learned the basics,  we offer several opportunities throughout the year for students to perform.  These performances are included as part of your tuition.  When both the student and teacher feel they are ready to play in front of others, the student is invited to join us at one of our intimate recitals in the ShamRock Studio which holds up to 40 guests.  More advanced students will have opportunities to perform at various open mic's in the area that are sponsored by ShamRock.


We have also had great success with intermediate and advanced musicians.  We have prepared students for auditions for music schools such as Berklee College of Music & Stevens Institute of Technology.  We have successfully prepared students for musical auditions.  We will customize your lessons to suit your goals.


All ages are welcome! Our experienced staff has taught ages from 92 years young to 5 years old!  

All skill levels are welcome.

Why ShamRock?

The ShamRock Difference:

  • Our management staff has over 50 years of music industry experience.

  • ShamRock is conveniently located in the center of Pompton Plains, within walking distance from Pequannock Valley Middle School and Pequannock Township High School.

  • We pride ourselves on keeping our school clean including a fresh coat of paint inside every year.  We are designed specifically for teaching music lessons.

  • Conveniently shop for all those accessories that are needed: reeds, strings, polish, tuners and music books.

  • The ShamRock lounge is a great place to hang before, after or while you wait for a student to complete a lesson. A flat screen TV, wireless internet, healthy snacks, coffee and soft drinks are all made available for both the student's and parent's comfort at NO CHARGE.

  • Every teacher and employee must pass a background check so that you know your child will be learning to play an instrument in a safe environment.

  • Each student will be given the opportunity to experience Pride in Performance. Learning an instrument is certainly an accomplishment in itself, but performing in front of friends and family is an educational and thrilling experience. There will be opportunities for recitals, open mics, jam sessions, concerts and other performances, all included in your tuition.

  • Additional programs including Rock Band, Jazz Band, Group Vocal ensembles and Summer Camps are offered so that the student can get the most out of their musical lessons.

  • Not for Kids Only.......ShamRock wants everyone to play! It's never too late to start playing an instrument. Live out your dream! We have lesson programs that can be tailored to any level of learning at any age.  We have an ongoing Adult Rock Shop Program where you can perform with your peers on stage.

  • All of our student performances (with permission) are posted on our YouTube Channel ShamRock School1 so that you can share the joy of music with friends and family.  We also tale photos as all of our events and make them available through Facebook and Instagram.  All of these service are included with your tuition!

  Lesson Program Basics & School Schedule

Fall 9/1/20-12/19/20  15 Weeks



9/4/20-9/7/20   Labor Day Weekend

12/20/20-1/4/21 Winter Recess



You can start taking lessons at any time during the year. 


Our tuition includes all of the following...

  • 30 minute private lesson, same time, same day, once per week.

  • Initial and weekly consultation & end of semester written evaluation of progress.

  • Lessons are customized based on your needs and wants. Whether you are a beginner (or you have a child that is one), a high school band student or an adult that wants to play again, we can design a program for you.

  • FREE ShamRock T-Shirt

  • FREE snacks, coffee, hot chocolate and soft drinks in our lounge

  • FREE HDTV and WI-FI access

  • Performance opportunities will be available for those that are ready! We offer 3 recitals per year and our instructors host Open Mics monthly.

  • Rock band, jazz band, adult rock band, group guitar and group vocal ensemble classes available year round at an additional charge.

Tuition Payment Programs


 Contact us TODAY to schedule your FREE lesson

Quick Start Introductory Package..............$169 (cost per lesson is $42.25)

Includes four thirty minute private lessons with one of our qualified instructors.  Many new students will opt for this program after their free lesson so that they can be sure that our music lesson program is right for them.

Backstage Pass monthly payment program.......$163 per month (cost per lesson is $39.92)

Our most popular program!  Register your debit or credit card with us and we will automatically charge your monthly tuition on the first day of each month.  It is convenient and easy!  Your lesson spot is always held for you.  You can register for this program at any time.  If you choose to discontinue lessons, you just need to notify the front desk with a 2 week notice of your final lesson.  Also receive a 10% discount on all purchases in the store while you are registered.

Semester payment program........varies (cost per lesson is always $39)

This is for students and families that prefer to pay by cash or check, or only want to make a 8-15 week commitment.  You must register and pay the tuition for each new semester at least 30 days prior to the commencement of that semester.



9/1/20 - 12/19/20

*We are continuing with ONLINE VIRTUAL LESSONS into the Fall Semester*

With an abundance of caution, we have decided to provide lessons strictly online heading into the Fall Semester. With students returning to school, the potential for spreading COVID-19 is increased and no one really knows what the future holds. We will continue to evaluate the situation and make decisions based on the data to protect the health and safety of our staff and students.

Start any time, lessons can be pro-rated

Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Drums, Bass, Ukulele, and all school band instruments

FALL SEMESTER SESSION OF 15 LESSONS.................................................$585

Includes 15 30-minute weekly ONLINE private lessons via Zoom, Skype or Facetime,  initial consultation with teacher & end of semester written evaluation of skills, free ShamRock T-shirt, free snacks and soft drinks in our lounge along with HDTV and free WiFi while you wait! 

Performance opportunities will be available for students who are ready!

QUICK START INTRODUCTORY 4 PACK OF LESSONS..........................$169

 Pick 4 consecutive weeks during the Fall Semester to have a weekly lesson the same day and time

ONE SAMPLE LESSON .................................$40

BACKSTAGE PASS PROGRAM...... pay $163 per month for your lessons

*NEW FALL PROMO* - Free To A Good Home!..........$395

Sign up for 10 weekly ONLINE lessons and get a FREE Guitar, Keyboard, Ukulele or Drum Pad to keep! Up to a $179 value FREE!  OFFER EXPIRES 9/30

Winner of Wayne Magazine Reader’s Poll for Favorite Music School 2013, 2015-2017



Open for registration, supplies & rental returns


Tuesday: 1pm-5pm

Thursday: 2pm-8pm





595 Newark Pompton Tpke.

Pompton Plains, NJ 07444

Tel: 973-839-0100

Register Now  For A FREE Online Trial Lesson!

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