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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) --There is no time when Hunter Borowick is more in his element than when at the Louisville School of Rock.
"Performing in front of people...I've always kind of enjoyed that. Being in a band helps me experience that," Borowick explained.
He sings, rocks, and tears it up on the guitar, and that's only at practice.
"I've been in 'Unleased!!' now for three and a half years, and we're still going strong," Borowick said.
The band is made up of Hunter and friends, mastering their talents and even at times making hundreds of dollars at performances in places some adults aren't invited to play. The group came together at Louisville's School of Rock. No, it isn't the kind of school that gives lessons your grandma took.
"It's kind of been the given for years. You went to a music shop to take lessons, or the nun's house down the street," Owner, Chip Adams said.
He adds, the school is a place that pairs young artists together, and coaches existing bands. Students often learn several instruments that are put to use when the time is right.
"We want music education to be what it's supposed to be, fun," Adams said.
Fun is certainly in the lesson plan, while lessons in discipline and music theory are learned through real life experience, not books.
"It's really time consuming, but it totally pays off. It's totally worth it," Borowick said.
The School of Rock also gives individual lessons, and they're always taking on new talent.