News

September 17, 2014 - 12:31pm
 School of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education, is celebrating the grand opening of its newest location with a special VIP event on Friday, September 5, 2014 and an open house on September 6, 2014 at 197 N. Long Beach Road in...
September 17, 2014 - 12:26pm
 School of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education, announced that it will be hosting a grand opening celebration for its new Gambrills location on September 6, 2014 at 1041 Route 3 North, Suite 10 in Gambrills, MD.  School...
September 17, 2014 - 12:16pm
The walls of School of Rock Mansfield vibrated with the sounds of a teen-age rock band pounding out “Come Together” by the Beatles. They weren’t really a band, just students learning their instruments who are brought together occasionally by...
August 25, 2014 - 1:31pm
Dzana Homan was named chief executive officer at Burr Ridge-based music education company School of Rock. She will focus on expanding the company’s global footprint, introducing new programs and services and forming industry partnerships to provide...
August 25, 2014 - 1:27pm
Any student in the top 1.5 percentile has accomplished a great deal getting to the head of the class. Most just don’t have to do so by video auditions within a class of 17,000 — split between 140 schools in eight countries — the way area School of...
August 19, 2014 - 11:34am
A drum clinic presented by Swiss Chris will take place at the School of Rock in Brooklyn, NY on Saturday, August 23, from 2 pm to 4:30 pm. Drummer/educator Swiss Chris has played on Grammy winning tracks with artists like John Legend, Sir Elton John...
August 13, 2014 - 12:44pm
For most performers it was another large weekend-long concert, but for two Hinsdale teens it was the opportunity of a lifetime. Paden Guido, 17, and Meghan Callahan, 18, took the Lollapalooza stage Aug. 1 in Chicago, performing in front of thousands...
August 13, 2014 - 12:38pm
For Danny Huerta, a good performance is all about state of mind. “Even though you feel stupid, if you commit to it, you don’t look stupid,” said Huerta, 17. When Huerta recently slung on his guitar and stepped onto a stage at Lollapalooza, that...
August 7, 2014 - 12:15pm
Darrel Belen of Waukegan was one of thousands of music lovers who attended Chicago’s Lollapalooza festival over the weekend. But the 16-year-old wasn’t there as a fan watching the musical acts from the Grant Park fields. Instead, Belen was drumming...
August 6, 2014 - 12:41pm
Today marks Jeremy Staffa’s last performance with the School of Rock. The recent Staples High School graduate is excited for college, but there’s a part of him that wants to repeat senior year. “It’s bittersweet,” Staffa, a guitar player, said...