RRFF Presents at SXSWedu

On March 9th, the Rock and Roll Forever Foundation, in partnership with the PBS series Soundbreaking, presented a panel discussion and workshop at SXSWedu in Austin, Texas. This was the Foundation’s first appearance at the annual conference, which has become one of the premiere events in the nation to discuss intersections between education and innovation. The panel featured RRFF Executive …

Teacher Spotlight: Frank Faconti from Brooklyn, New York

For the 2015-16 school year, the Rock and Roll Forever Foundation has partnered with 11 educators who we selected to participate in the Rock and Roll: An American Story pilot program. The teachers span middle school, high school, and the university level, teaching in seven states including New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Ohio, Colorado, and California. All teachers are leading either a semester-length or yearlong course using the Rock and Roll: An American …

Teacher Spotlight: Nelia Wolosky from Brooklyn, New York

For the 2015-16 school year, the Rock and Roll Forever Foundation has partnered with 11 educators who we selected to participate in the Rock and Roll: An American Story pilot program. The teachers span middle school, high school, and the university level, teaching in seven states including New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Ohio, Colorado, and California. All teachers are leading either a semester-length or yearlong course using the Rock and Roll: An American …

Teacher Spotlight: John Soi from Accord, New York

For the 2015-16 school year, the Rock and Roll Forever Foundation has partnered with 11 educators who we selected to participate in the Rock and Roll: An American Story pilot program. The teachers span middle school, high school, and the university level, teaching in seven states including New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Ohio, Colorado, and California. All teachers are leading either a semester-length or yearlong course using the …

Tour Photos

Thank you to everyone who has come out to support the Rock and Roll Forever Foundation at Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's 2016 "The River" Tour. We hope that you had a wonderful time. If you attended our backstage meet and greet and had your picture taken with Steven Van Zandt, you can view and download your photo on our Facebook page. Your contributions …

Teacher Spotlight: Adam Daley from Torrance, California

For the 2015-16 school year, the Rock and Roll Forever Foundation has partnered with 11 educators who we selected to participate in the Rock and Roll: An American Story pilot program. The teachers span middle school, high school, and the university level, teaching in seven states including New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Ohio, Colorado, and California. All teachers are leading either a semester-length or yearlong course using the …

Teacher Spotlight: Melanie Dana from Goshen, Massachusetts

For the 2015-16 school year, the Rock and Roll Forever Foundation has partnered with 11 educators who we selected to participate in the Rock and Roll: An American Story pilot program. The teachers span middle school, high school, and the university level, teaching in seven states including New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Ohio, Colorado, and California. All teachers are leading either a semester-length or yearlong course using the …

Pilot Teachers Attend Workshop with Founder Steven Van Zandt

On Friday, November 6, ten educators met at the Rock and Roll Forever Foundation (RRFF) offices in New York City to participate in a professional development workshop, specially designed for teachers in our 2015-16 pilot project. Spanning multiple disciplines and grade levels, the pilot teachers provided RRFF staff with valuable feedback, lesson plan ideas, and best practices in their classrooms. …

RRFF Announces Partnership with Long Island Music Hall of Fame

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame is pulling in reinforcements to bring the area’s music legacy to local students. Earlier this month, the group announced its partnership with the Rock and Roll Forever Foundation, the group created by Steven Van Zandt to promote music education. The foundation’s executive director, Warren Zanes, and the chairman of LIMHoF’s education advisory board, …