School of Rock Teams Up with iHeartMedia to Launch Original Slate of Curated Playlists Exclusively on iHeartRadio

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Music Education Franchise Keeps Rock Music Alive with New “School of Rock Collection” Reaching Millions of Listeners Across the U.S.

School of Rock, the leader in performance-based education, announces its latest collaboration with iHeartMedia to bring five original School of Rock playlists to millions of listeners via the iHeartRadio app. The slate of new hand-curated playlists, entitled “School of Rock Collection,” are comprised of songs from all eras of rock and alternative music, organized into the following: Alt/Punk/New Wave, Classic Rock, Funk and R&B, Metal and Hard Rock, and Modern Rock. Listeners can enjoy these playlists beginning today exclusively on iHeartRadio.

School of Rock provides students of all ages an exciting and engaging music lesson experience, which includes guitar lessons, singing lessons and piano lessons. Drawing from all styles of rock and roll, School of Rock students learn theory and techniques via songs from legendary artists such as Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and Frank Zappa. Thanks to the school’s performance-based approach, students around the world have gained superior musical proficiency, with some moving on to record deals and larger platforms such as American Idol, The Voice and Broadway.

“School of Rock’s curriculum is grounded in teaching music through influential popular songs,” says Rob Price, CEO of School of Rock. “This new partnership will allow us to extend the School of Rock experience to the iHeartRadio community by putting a spotlight on how rock n’ roll has evolved from its inception to today.”

The “School of Rock Collection” spotlights feature shows and songs that are culturally and historically significant to the history of rock music and contemporary western music from the last several decades. This collection also demonstrates fundamental and foundational musical concepts and techniques that are used in conjunction with School of Rock’s proprietary curriculum.

iHeartRadio is America’s No. 1 streaming digital radio service and is the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally. Visit iHeart.com/apps to download iHeartRadio and listen to the “School of Rock Collection” on your favorite device today.

For more information about School of Rock, please visit http://www.SchoolofRock.com.

ABOUT SCHOOL OF ROCK
School of Rock helps aspiring musicians master skills, unleash creativity, and develop tools they need to thrive in life. Founded as a single school in Philadelphia, PA in 1998, School of Rock has become a rapidly growing international franchise operating more than 230 schools in ten global markets. Since 2009, School of Rock has grown student count from 4,000 to more than 33,000. School of Rock offers a wide variety of music lessons, including guitar lessons, singing lessons drum lessons, bass lessons and piano lessons (available at http://www.schoolofrock.com/lessons).

Follow School of Rock on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SchoolofRockUSA and on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/SchoolofRockUSA.

For more information on School of Rock visit http://www.SchoolofRock.com or call 866-695-5515. To learn more about School of Rock franchise opportunities head to http://franchising.schoolofrock.com/

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