May 242021
 

School Of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education, announces the opening of its first school in Madrid, Spain, the first entry into Europe for the franchise. Paulo Portela, School Of Rock‘s master franchisee in Brazil, Spain and Portugal will open 28 schools throughout Spain and Portugal over the next 10 years.

“We are thrilled for School Of Rock to have a presence in Europe and help support the next generation of artists,” said Rob Price, CEO of School Of Rock. “Paulo Portela has already made such a positive impact on students in Brazil, and with his devotion to the School Of Rock brand, he is the ideal person to lead this expansion across Spain and Portugal.”

The new school, located in Pozuelo de Alarcón, will be owned by Luigi Lubelli, his wife Cristina Fernández and her brothers Ángel, Marcos and Alfonso. “This is the first of 20 Schools planned to be opening soon in Spain. We’re excited with the impact School Of Rock will have in Spain and Europe families,” says Fernando Augusto, CEO of School Of Rock Spain and partner in the Brazil, Spain and Portugal Holding.

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Apr 062016
 

davemustaine2016promo_638_b86Megadeth lead singer and guitarist Dave Mustaine visited the School Of Rock‘s Frisco, Texas location on February 19. Mustaine gave musical guidance to School Of Rock students, working personally with the future rock stars to help advance their musical skills. Additionally, he joined students from School Of Rock Fort Worth on stage to perform a few Megadeth tracks, both classic and new, for the rest of the school, contest winners from the Dallas-Fort Worth community, and the students’ families.

An official video recap of Mustaine‘s visit can be seen below. Continue reading »

Feb 122016
 

davemustaine2016promo_638_b86School Of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education, has announced that Megadeth lead singer and guitarist Dave Mustaine will visit the school’s Frisco, Texas location on Friday, February 19. Mustaine will give musical guidance to School Of Rock students, working personally with the future rock stars to help advance their musical skills. Additionally, the artist will join students from School Of Rock Fort Worth on stage to perform a few Megadeth tracks, both classic and new, for the rest of the school, contest winners from the Dallas-Fort Worth community, and the students’ families.

Mustaine brings a true rock ‘n’ roll experience to the aspiring young musicians of all nine Dallas-Fort Worth School Of Rock locations. His visit to School Of Rock comes just before the kick-off of Megadeth‘s “Dystopia” world tour, on February 20, in Dallas, Texas, celebrating the band’s fifteenth studio album.

School Of Rock continues to be an innovator in the musical education industry. The program takes students beyond the classroom and to some of rock ‘n’ roll’s most famous stages, such as Chicago’s House Of Blues and Lollapalooza. Continue reading »