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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...
August 6, 2014 - 12:33pm
CHICAGO (WLS) --Two suburban teens are making the big leap from music students to performers at Lollapalooza.Paden Guido and Megan Callahan warmed up for the big show during a performance at Schuba's in Chicago. They were chosen to be part of the...
August 6, 2014 - 12:29pm
Scroll down the page for photos of SoR AllStars Team 1 Performance at Lollapalooza. http://voices.suntimes.com/arts-entertainment/the-daily-sizzle/lollapalooza-2014-day-1-in-photos-from-chicagos-grant-park/
August 6, 2014 - 12:25pm
While some musicians spend years gaining popularity before they perform at major summer music festivals, high schoolers Keeanna Martinez and Eric Meyers decided to hit the fast-forward button. The two musicians, students at Broomfield's School of...