Rockwall on path to earn ‘Music Friendly Community’ certification

Rockwall on path to earn ‘Music Friendly Community’ certification

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 1, 2021) Rockwall is already known as the Free Live Music Capital of North Texas, but soon it may be dubbed a “Music Friendly Community,” thanks to a program offered through the Texas Music Office (TMO). Yesterday, Visit Rockwall welcomed several community leaders, musicians, restaurateurs, and venue owners to a workshop at […]

For School of Rock-ers, All The World’s A Stage

(ROCKWALL, TX – October 4, 2015) There’s a new vibe, a new school, a new place to jam in Rockwall. The School of Rock, located at 206 E. Washington, offers a unique, performance-based approach to music education, giving each student the chance to work with a team and perform live in front of an audience. […]

Williams Middle School Orchestra rocks All-Region Orchestra Audition

ROCKWALL,TX. (October 14, 2014) On Saturday, October 11,  the Williams Middle School Orchestra students participated in the Middle School All Region Orchestra Auditions at Richardson High School. Out of hundreds of students that auditioned, Williams Middle School had 18 musicians selected to perform with the organization.  Included in this honor were the following students: (front […]

Garland ISD fine arts programs produce some of state’s best musicians

(Garland ISD-January 30, 2013) In 2012, Garland ISD received its second-consecutive Best Community for Music Education honor from the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation. Now the district is living up to that title, with 17 musicians earning spots in Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State bands and choirs. “Garland ISD has a long tradition […]

Concert Against Cancer at Strokers to feature several DFW bands

Concert Against Cancer at Strokers to feature several DFW bands

Retired veteran, musician battles cancer, organizes benefit concert for a cure Texas Land & Catttle, Buffalo Wild Wings support Bikers Against Cancer (Dallas) July 2012 – “Have you ever had a family member or someone you loved diagnosed with cancer? If so, you’ll understand my determination to help find a cure,” writes Rick Kackley of […]