“School of Rock has been a great community for these kids. It is an alternative to extracurricular activities that a lot of these kids can really fit into where they might feel out of place in other arenas.”
Ryan Alexander Bloom started playing drums in 1996 and has been teaching professionally since 2010. He spent time signed to the influential label Candlelight Records as a member of Havok and his playing can be heard on the album Burn. He has also recorded independent albums, demos, and EPs for a number of up and coming artists. Ryan holds a bachelor's degree in percussion from the University of Colorado at Boulder and is the author of the Double Bass Drumming Explained series.