WATCH: Blue Ribbon News Live Team at Rockwall School of Music

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 9, 2017) Blue Ribbon News Rockwall Live Team reporter Julie Anne White visited the award-winning Rockwall School of Music Sept. 6 for a live Facebook broadcast. She not only learned a few chords on the ukulele, but she discovered that the school now offers the Musical Ladder System – an exclusive, nationally […]

Strengthening Mind, Body, Spirit: Three local businesses team up to offer special discount

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 31, 2017) Did you know that by the time most children attend kindergarten, they’ve watched 5,000 hours of television – enough time to earn a college degree? The average teen sends 3,000 texts per month –more than six texts per waking hour, according to the same Nielsen study. It’s easy for […]

Homeschool Orchestra offered at Rockwall School of Music

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 25, 2017) What does a quarterback without a team, an entrepreneur without a business and an instrumentalist without an orchestra have in common? Each of these are skilled individuals who need something larger than themselves to feel complete. The Rockwall School of Music has dedicated the past 20 years to providing […]

City of Rockwall commemorates Rockwall School of Music’s 20-year anniversary

City of Rockwall commemorates Rockwall School of Music’s 20-year anniversary

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 18, 2016) The City of Rockwall recognized a remarkable milestone for the Rockwall School of Music during a meeting of the city council on Monday, Oct. 17. Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt read the following proclamation in honor of Rockwall School of Music’s 20-year anniversary serving residents of all ages in the […]

Chime Choir strikes a chord for kids with special needs

Chime Choir strikes a chord for kids with special needs

(ROCKWALL, TX — Aug. 17, 2016) Local board-certified music therapist Jenny Attardi knows the valuable impact music can have on the lives of special needs youth. However, she’s also aware that opportunities for those with special needs to play and learn the music they love within a social environment come few and far between. This […]

Rockwall School of Music named ‘Best Music Studio/Lessons’

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – August 3, 2016) Rockwall School of Music is honored to have been voted Best Music Studio/Lessons in Living Magazine’s 2016 Readers Choice Awards. Owners Russ and Karen Porter want to express appreciation to our community for making this prestigious award possible. Twenty years ago when the Rockwall School of Music began, it […]

Why I Love Summer in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 30, 2016) Although it’s been a stormy spring in the Rockwall area, local businesses and local families are busy planning for summer.  Needless to say, it’s got me thinking about how much I love the summer! I love the sunshine, the long days, and even the Texas heat.  I love the […]

Joyful Melodies invites public to “Free Demo Days”

ROCKWALL, TX. (July 29, 2015) Joyful Melodies invites the public to attend “Free Demo Days”. During “Free Demo Days” Rockwall area families will be able to try out shortened versions of their Kindermusik and KinderBach classes. Kindermusik is a music and movement program for children ages 0-5.  During Kindermusik, kids sing, dance, play simple instruments, […]

Local pianist finds the world as his stage

Free concert set for Nov. 9 ROCKWALL, TX (October 25, 2014) James Michael Williams, a music graduate from A&M Commerce, finds himself as much at home in his private teaching studio in Rockwall as he does on the international concert stage in Europe. Returning from his latest international festival in Spain, Williams continues to impart […]

New Kindermusik Studio opens in Rockwall

New Kindermusik Studio opens in Rockwall

Kindermusik classes provide music and movement activities to foster brain development in babies and young children, while helping them bond with parents ROCKWALL, TX (July 13, 2014) After completing a comprehensive training program that incorporates education in child development and music concepts from Kindermusik International, Danielle Yonchak received her Kindermusik license and opened a new […]