Faculty/Staff

Bio Picture Vince Addesa
Owner Operator / Piano Instructor
Vince Addesa  is the major investor  and General Manager for Long Valley School of Rock which opened in the Fall of 2007. The Long Valley School has been a mainstay activity  for  about 100 students since 2009.  The school then moved to our current location in Randolph, NJ in 2011.   Vince booked  the students...

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Bio Picture Mike Malinowski
General Manager/Guitar, Bass Instructor
Mike Malinowski graduated William Paterson in 2005 with a degree in Sound Engineering.  As well as being a virtuosic guitarist, Mike has been teaching music for over 10 years.  He has been a part of the School of Rock since it’s opening in 2007 and has been the primary music director for over 50 performances.  He has performed...

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Bio Picture Dominic Gallucci
Guitar Teacher, Rehearsal Director
Dominic, is a 41 year old guitarist who has been playing professionally since his teenage years.  He holds a BA in music from Cal/Arts and has earned his teaching certificate from Musicians Institute.  He has studied with top players including Greg Howe (Michael Jackson, Enrique Iglesias, *NYSNC, Justin Timberlake), Paul Gilbert (Racer...

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Bio Picture Ashley Overa
After participating in the School of Rock program for 5 years, Ashley graduated and became a School of Rock employee.  She currently attends William Paterson University where she majors in Music Management and Voice Performance.  Although her collegiate studies lie in Classical music, she has had many years of experience in multiple...

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Bio Picture Bruce Gatewood
Guitar, Bass, Drum Teacher
Guitarist, Bassist, Multi-Instrumentalist, Vocalist   Bruce Gatewood was born and raised in Jersey City, NJ.  He started playing guitar at age six, and developed his musicianship by learning how to play other instruments and styles of music.  He furthered his musical journey through college, earning a B.A. in Music.   Bruce...

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Bio Picture Tom Papdatos
Drum Instructor
Tom Papadatos started playing drums in his sophomore year at Pascack Valley High School in New Jersey. While there, he performed in the concert band, jazz band and marching band which inspired him to continue his music studies at Berklee College of Music where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Performance. Tom has studied with Jazz greats Joe...

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Bio Picture Eva Sklar
Vocal Instructor Guitar Instructor
   Eva  Sklar     EVA SKLAR is a New Jersey based performing artist and songwriter, whose music is best described as a soulful combination of R&B, Jazz, and Pop. A professional entertainer, she has toured the USA and Europe performing at concerts, colleges, festivals institutions, hospitals, and clubs. Her specialized...

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