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Stars For A Great Cause Deliver The Gift of Music to Los Angeles School

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Alliance Connection, Inc. creates another All Access Experience event, but this time instead of the Caribbean or Mexico, it's at Pio Pico Middle School, Los Angeles.  On Friday morning, March 1st, it's first hour like no other, when stars for a great cause including American Idol, X Factor, Disney Channel and rock legends, come out to deliver a huge surprise to students…the gift of music.


Tim Urban, Aaron Kelly, Michael Johns and Mikalah Gordon (American Idol), Daniel Curtis Lee (Disney Channel), Jeff Adams (Bass/Starship), Rob Arthur (Keyboard/Vocals Peter Frampton), Dani Knights and Hayley Orrantia (X Factor/ Lakoda Rayne) will deliver acoustic and electric guitars, amplifiers and keyboards to the school and jam with the students.

Fans, resort guests and celebrities raised over $60,000 for the national non-profit Little Kids Rock to restore and revitalize music programs in disadvantage public schools across the nation, all while having the experience of a lifetime, at the All Access Experience 2012 event series held at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels in Mexico and the Dominican Republic.

"In partnership with All Inclusive Collection's Hard Rock Hotels, we are excited to give not only the gift of music, but inspiration to kids by revitalizing their school's music program.  Music education builds creative, confident young adults and keeps them interested while enhancing the process of learning.  I could not imagine a world without music and we are so thankful for organizations like Little Kids Rock who bring together education, instruments and curriculum to support our future generation of rock stars," said Alliance Connection, Inc., President, Melissa Mango.

Little Kids Rock provides free training to public school teachers in Los Angeles and dozens of other cities across the United States, and donates all of the resources, instruments and curricula they need to start or revitalize their music program. Little Kids Rock teachers bring a kid-friendly, pop-oriented music program to their students that focuses on teaching kids to perform, improvise and compose music rooted in the popular genres of past 50 years and today on instruments like guitar, bass, keyboard and drums.

"Little Kids Rock is so grateful to Alliance Connection, All Inclusive Collection, and all of the artists who were involved in the events that generated this tremendous gift for our children," says Little Kids Rock executive director David Wish. "Thanks to their generous support, thousand of children will benefit from the lifelong gift of music."

With this donation, Little Kids Rock will be able to offer its free programming and resources to more than 100,000 public school students this school year in nearly 1,000 schools in 25 cities nationwide.

And that's just the beginning! The celebration continues Saturday, March 2nd as Alliance Connection, Inc. rolls out the red carpet to thank even more artists for everything they have done and celebrate the continued trend of bringing together stars for a great cause at once in a lifetime fan based experiences in 2013.  By invitation only, guests will enjoy live performances and a silent auction filled with autographed memorabilia.   

WHAT: Stars from American Idol, X Factor, Disney Channel and Rock Legends will make a surprise visit and deliver instruments, perform with and inspire through Q&A Pio Pico Middle School students.

WHEN: Friday, March 1st  (8:30 am9:30 pm)

WHERE: Pio Pico Middle School (1512 Arlington Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 9001)

PARKING:  Parking is available in an easily accessible underground parking garage directly off Arlington Ave.

INSIDE: The visit will take place in the "multi-purpose room."

Media are invited to attend and film. Please contact [email protected]

WHAT:  Thank You Celebration – Invitation Only.  Guests will enjoy live music and a silent auction filled with autographed memorabilia.

WHEN:  Saturday, March 2nd (8:00PM)

Media is invited to attend and film.  For more information please contact [email protected]

About Alliance Connection, Inc.: A strategic marketing firm that brings together best in class companies and consumers to deliver exceptional and affordable marketing plans. Alliance Connection Productions, a branch of the company, operates All Access Experience that creates and produces once-in-a-lifetime events through unique, interactive, fan-based entertainment experiences, all for a great cause.

About Little Kids RockLittle Kids Rock is a national nonprofit that transforms children's lives by restoring and revitalizing music education in disadvantaged public schools. The organization partners with school districts to train public school teachers in their innovative curriculum while donating all of the instruments and resources necessary to run rockin' music programs. To date they have reached over 200,000 students. More info at

About All Inclusive Collection:  The All Inclusive Collection spearheads sales and marketing efforts for premier, luxury resort properties throughout Mexico and the Caribbean, including Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic (the world's first all inclusive Hard Rock Hotel), Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta, Hard Rock Hotel Cancun and Aventura Palace (soon to be rebranded Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya). These four properties are owned and operated by RCD Resorts under licensing agreements from Hard Rock International. RCD Resorts exclusively contracts the All Inclusive Collection for the sales and marketing of its all inclusive Hard Rock Hotels. Led by Chief Operating Officer Rafael Chapur, the All Inclusive Collection offers a one-of-a-kind, "all day, all night, all-inclusive" vacation experience, with plans to expand its portfolio in Mexico and the Caribbean, introducing new luxury properties that continue to shift the sands of all-inclusive vacations. For additional information, visit

Media Contact:

Melissa Mango, Alliance Connection, Inc., 717-369-9648, [email protected]

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