Rock School News

Enjoy all the very latest news from the All Star Rock School. From news about our schools, the students and the industry.

The Voice Kids

The Voice Kids 2021 & All Star Rock School

The Voice Kids will be returning to our screens on ITV in 2021 and they’ve asked All Star Rock School to help track down super talented solo singers and duo’s who have what it takes to take over The Voice Kids stage. Applications are...

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Songwriting with Jade North

During lockdown The Mercury Theatre in Colchester, launched a song-writing competition in association with Perfect Pitch and comedian and stage composer, Tim Minchin. The competition was looking for local, talented songwriters and we’ve caught up with one of the winners, Jade North, aged 17,...

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Sandcastle Jesus

10 minutes with Sandcastle Jesus

Here at All Star Rock School we’re all about inspiring young people through music. We know lots of our students have aspirations of starting their own bands, so we thought it would be great to get some tips from a band on the brink...

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Music and Mental Health

Music and your Mental Health

Whatever genre you’re into, music has been proven time and time again to benefit mental health. It can help you cope with tricky emotions and regulate the way you’re feeling throughout the day. Since it’s Mental Health Awareness Week, and we’re all about music,...

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Staying Safe Online While Livestreaming

staying safe online while livestreaming With many children services, including our All Star Rock School music lessons, going online it’s important to remember the need to keep young people safe online. Livestreaming is a valuable medium to connect young people with educational and fun...

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Rock School online

Rock School Goes Online!

All Star Rock School is launching Online School Sessions to help students keep engaged during school closures. Our team is committed to continuing to engage with students during these chaotic times. Although we’ve closed our schools for the time being in accordance with Government...

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Important Student Update – Coronavirus

Following the announcements yesterday we have taken the difficult decision to postpone all schools with immediate effect and until further notice. We have spoken with all our venues and they have committed to keeping our spaces open until such time as it is sensible...

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Rock school perform in colchester

Rock School Performs at Lion Walk Shopping Centre.

We would like to thank Martin Leatherdale and the team at Lion Walk Shopping Centre, Colchester, for all of their support in putting together the All Star Rock School ‘Rock Up Shop!’  Saturday 22nd February 2020. The event was a great success.  We had...

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Learn an instrument

Rock Up Shop – Colchester

Budding Rock Stars, we need you! All Star Rock School and Lion Walk Shopping Centre are excited to announce the first ‘Rock Up Shop’ Colchester session. On Saturday 22nd February 2020 we’ll be taking over the Lion Walk Shopping Centre from 10am to 4pm...

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Rock Music Tuition the All Star Way!

It’s amazing what you can learn in hour… Take a look at our Chelmsford Rock School students after just over an hour of the first session –  HERE! Here’s some of our new Chelmsford students performing after their first session at the All Star...

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New Rock School Tutors

New Rock School Opens

On 10th January 2020 we launched our latest Rock School. The opening night of All Stars Chelmsford was a great success giving students a free taster session of what to expect from the weekly school sessions.  Our amazing tutors,  George our Drum Tutor, Adam...

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Starting a Band

Gain Confidence Performing in a Band

Gain Confidence Performing in a Band Sat in your bedroom, playing your guitar alone? Have you got the voice to be a great lead singer but no one to perform with? Think you should be doing more with your music? Learning to play a...

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Christmas Message from All Star Rock School

The Christmas season is the perfect time of year to let you know how much we appreciate everyone that has been involved with the launch of the All Star Rock School. It’s been 3 very short months since we launched back in late September,...

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Christmas Concert

Rock School Christmas Concert 2019

On Saturday December 14th our students rocked at their first gig to a sold out audience. We can’t believe it was only September when we launched the All Star Rock School. A music school created to deliver engaging, fun spaces for students of all...

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Music Lessons are the perfect Christmas Gift

The Perfect Christmas Gift? Rock School Lessons! With Christmas fast approaching, you’re probably shopping everywhere to find perfect gifts for the kids. If you want to give something fun and engaging that’s pretty cool and useful, you might like to consider music lessons. At...

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Chelmsford Rock School

All Star Rock School Launching in Chelmsford

All Star Rock School are delighted to announce the launch of their latest school.  Our latest Rock School will  be launching in Chelmsford on the 10th January 2020. There will be two sessions every Friday at our new venue, Beaulieu Square, Centenary Way, Chelmsford...

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Rock School Magical Christmas Party – Tickets Now Available

Rock School Magical Christmas Concert and party 2019 – tickets now available. December 14th      Student rehearsal @ 3.00pm – 5.30pm Concert                   @ 6.00pm – 8.00pm (venue closes at 10.00pm) Our talented band of students...

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Argos Christmas Advert – Staring role for All Star Drummer

All the team at All Star Rock School want to send massive congratulations to Nandi Bushell. Nandi is a student at All Star Rock School Ipswich and we’re blown away by her amazing performance and staring role in the Argos Christmas 2019 advert. In...

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Colchester All Star Rock School Launch – Play Golf

All of the team here at All Star Rock School are very much looking forward to the launch of our latest school, at Play Golf Colchester. We’d like to thank all the team at Play Golf for their support over the past month preparing...

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Evening Gazette – A new hard-rocking music school is launching in Colchester

By Robbie Bryson  robbiebryson1 BUDDING young rock stars are being invited to join a brand new hard-rocking music school when it launches in Colchester. All Star Rock School is an immersive teaching and performing experience for drummers, guitarists, vocalists and keyboard players aged six...

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New Ipswich Rock School is a Sell Out Success

A brand new music school for would-be rock stars has launched in Ipswich with ‘incredible demand’ for places. All Star Rock School Ipswich is the first in what will be a UK-wide music school, catering for drummers, guitarists, vocalists and keyboard players from aged...

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All Star Rock School on the BBC

30th September 2019. BBC Radio Suffolk. The Belongings Show “Bringing people together from our different cultures and communities in Suffolk.” Suffolk has an ever growing music scene in the genres of rock, indie, pop, metal, punk,hip hop and more and various musical projects encouraging...

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All Star Rock School Colchester Launch

Free Student Taster Session October 29th 2019 All Star Rock School are delighted to announce the launch of their latest school.  Our latest Rock School is  launching in Colchester on the 29th October 2019. There will be two sessions every Tuesday at our new...

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Rock Music Tutors

Meet our Awesome Tutors

Tonight sees the launch of the first All Star Rock School in Ipswich, closely followed by the Colchester launch in October. So we thought this would be a good time to show off our awesome tutors! It’s really important to us that our students...

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Sound City Ipswich

Friday 4th October sees Ipswich host its first multi-venue music festival with over 20 events happening across the Smokehouse, Manor Ballroom, Corn Exchange and Cornhill. You can  pick up a wristband for the whole event here so you can see acts like the Novelist,...

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Why Rock Music is Good for your Health

It is easy to think of rock music as being angry and aggressive, but research suggests that listening to hard rock could actually make you happier and healthier. Even heavy metal, which we associate with rage and mayhem, can provide balm for the soul...

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