Steve Holtzman knows the power of music firsthand.
He’s watched his daughter, Julia, blossom from a “shy, retiring girl” to the lead singer in the house band at School of Rock in Cherry Hill, which teaches stagecraft and musicianship to young people.
Holtzman believes music can have a similar impact on military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
“If this is what could happen for a child,” he said of his 12-year-old daughter, “what could happen for an adult who might be feeling down or isolated?”
Working with Lou Faiola, owner of the Cherry Hill School of Rock, Holtzman is producing a Web-based reality show called Bands of Brothers.
The premise: Twelve musically inclined veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan form three rock bands and prepare for a big concert on Veterans Day.
Holtzman and Faiola are casting through the end of August, and the