Mike Basile is the owner of the Monmouth County School of Rock and show director for the senior performance program. His frenetic energy and dedication to music education is the driving force behind the school.
When Mike is not show directing and managing local bands, he prefers to contribute behind the scenes. Mike will take credit for bringing this program to Marlboro. "I have seen our kids grow as musicians, and more importantly as individuals because of this program. How could you not want to share something like this with the community? I am proud to have been able to offer Monmouth County this wonderful new facility, and to give our instructors the environment and the tools they need to be successful in bringing this program to central NJ."
Mike plays Sax and Guitar, can read and write music, is well versed in recording and production, and can change a broken E string in 20 seconds flat. Mike spent the last 22 years in a global positions at a major financial institution.
He is now blissfully happy ordering pizza, finding lost drumsticks, and mopping the floor of the student lounge. He says he would not have it any other way.