School of Rock students on stage on the Governors Ball

School of Rock Students Perform at the Governors Ball

The Governors Ball, one of New York City's most well-known music festivals, made headlines this past weekend as it brought together a lineup of legendary artists. 27 students from School of Rock had the opportunity to share the stage with music industry icons, including Lizzo, Odesza, Oliver Tree, Kendrick Lamar, Sofi Tukker, Metro Boomin, Haim, Diplo, and many more. The presence of our young musicians at The Governors Ball not only showcased their exceptional skills but also spoke to the festival's commitment to nurturing and supporting emerging talent.

School of Rock guitar student on stage at the Governors Ball
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The Governors Ball: An Educational Live Music Experience

Tom Russell, Co-Founder of Founders Entertainment, the company behind The Governors Ball, expressed his excitement about having School of Rock students perform at the festival. “We're so excited to have students from School of Rock Brooklyn and School of Rock Queens playing at The Governors Ball this year. We can't wait to see them perform their sets, and you never know, one of them might just end up closing out the main stage at a future Gov Ball.”

School of Rock drum student on stage at the Governors Ball
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Unforgettable Performances

As our School of Rock students took the stage at The Governors Ball, their passion, energy, and talent captivated the audience, earning them well-deserved recognition. Our students embraced the opportunity with courage and showcased their remarkable abilities. “People like Billie Eilish, Phoebe Bridgers that I love have played there before and I never expected to be one of those people,” School of Rock student Gallo said.

School of Rock students on stage at the Governors Ball
Photo credit: Deanie Chen

School of Rock students were able to share the stage with musical legends, and the Governors Ball reinforced its commitment to supporting emerging talent and building a vibrant musical community in New York City. The performances of our students will aid their future careers and inspire countless aspiring musicians to pursue their dreams.