By: Natasha Wasinski
Source: Sun Times
The School of Rock All-Stars – representing the crème of the crop of the performance-based music program – are visiting the franchise’s newest location, at 219 Lake Street, to raise money for School of Rock scholarships.
Maya Del Sol co-hosts the evening All-Star Ball, which this year features three teams of 75 students from across the Midwest.
Founded in Philadelphia in 1998, the School of Rock is an international franchise with more than 70 schools in the United States and Mexico. The network of schools sends its top students on tour every summer to give live performances.
“These kids are as close to pros as you’re going to get,” said Jennifer Malone, music director for the School of Rock in Oak Park. “They are truly gifted and really strong musicians.”
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