With School of Rock foundation, Paul Green returns to Philly for encore

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Paul Green, founder of the original School of Rock (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

Paul Green, founder of the original School of Rock (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

Turns out, you can find your way home.

Native Philadelphian Paul Green is back from New York state after stepping away from the wildly successful School of Rock music schools he founded in 1998. What was at first a simple way to pay for college courses quickly grew into a franchised business with schools worldwide.

Green parted ways with School of Rock a decade ago to work alongside original Woodstock festival promoter Michael Lang in New York. Now that he is back in Philadelphia, Green is pursuing a legal degree at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law, but he’s also spreading the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll once again through his new endeavor, The Paul Green Rock Academy.

He joined NewsWorks Tonight to show host Dave Heller some rock fundamentals.

To hear the full conversation, listen to the audio above.

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