MILWAUKEE, March 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- School of Rock has entered into a worldwide agreement with Hal Leonard whereby Hal Leonard, via its website SheetMusicDirect.com, will be the preferred supplier of digital sheet music for all of School of Rock's students and faculty. School of Rock is a rapidly growing international franchise operating more than 200 schools in 10 global markets, teaching and preserving rock n' roll in the next generation with more than 27,000 students. The announcement came from Rob Price, CEO of School of Rock and Doug Lady, Senior Vice President of Hal Leonard.
The ground-breaking, first-of-its-kind program will make customized charts available to School of Rock's students and teachers for classes taught in their programs and camps. The students will have access to the content in the school, at home, or via mobile devices through subscription and à la carte programs. The two companies are partnering to create customized teaching materials as well.
"Our unique performance-based music education program relies on a vast catalog of high-quality sheet music. Our students and instructors will now have unparalleled access through SheetMusicDirect.com as well as a conduit for our own content distribution," says Price. "We are also excited to be a strong voice in support of copyright protections for the composers we so admire. We invite all music educators to stand with us on this effort."
"Hal Leonard is thrilled to be working with an innovator like School of Rock through this unique program," added Lady. "Our collective goal is to make more music makers by providing accurate, legal print music to their students to help them learn the songs, jam together and then perform!"
The companies plan to launch the new program in Spring 2018. For more information on School of Rock's music lessons, performance programs or franchising opportunities, visit www.schoolofrock.com or http://franchising.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 grown its student count from 4,000 in 2009 to over 27,000 today. School of Rock has proudly been ranked among children's franchises as the No. 1 Child Enrichment Program by Entrepreneur magazine in 2017 and 2018. Follow School of Rock on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SchoolofRockUSA and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/SchoolofRockUSA. For more information on School of Rock visit www.SchoolofRock.com or call 866-695-5515. To learn more about School of Rock franchise opportunities head to http://franchising.schoolofrock.com/
About Hal Leonard
Hal Leonard Corporation is the world's largest educational music publisher, with the #1 methods for learning guitar (the Hal Leonard Guitar Method), piano (the Faber Piano Method), and school music instruments (Essential Elements for Band and Strings), plus publications for learning virtually every instrument imaginable. In its catalog of more than 200,000 available titles, Hal Leonard represents many of the world's best known and most respected publishers, artists, songwriters, arrangers and musical instrument manufacturers. Its products are sold in more than 65 countries throughout the world through Hal Leonard offices and a large network of distributors. Domestically, the company markets to more than 7,500 music stores in the United States and Canada through a team of 50 in-house sales representatives.
SOURCE School of Rock