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Meet Russ Porter, Owner at the Rockwall School of Music. About the expert Russ Porter holds a bachelor's degree in Music from Ouachita Baptist University and a master's degree in music from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. In 2004, Russ and his wife, Karen,...

Still Learning More About Music at 94!

‘If you want to know when you’re too old to learn music, it’s somewhere past your 94th birthday’ said Ms. Dot Alder with a chuckle in her voice and a million-dollar smile on her face. Ms. Dot, as she affectionately likes to be called, began her nine-decade musical...

One Man’s Promise to His Dad is Fulfilled 30+ Years Later

As the director of the Rockwall School of Music, I’m occasionally privy to following an individual’s musical progress from beginning to end. Here’s one story that, to this day, brings tears to my eyes each time it comes to mind.  Ring, ring….’Thank you for...