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Phone: 919-446-5386
Email: apex@bachtorock.com

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958 US-64
Apex, NC 27523

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Bach to Rock in Apex, NC provides music lessons for students of all ages and skill levels living in, but not limited to, Apex, Cary, Holly Springs & Raleigh. Instruments we teach include guitar, piano, drums, DJ, voice, violin, trumpet & more! We are also the home of Beat Refinery DJ School which offers Mixing, Scratching and Music Production classes. B2R birthday parties and seasonal & track out camps are great opportunities to play & learn music with your friends and make new ones! We also have early childhood classes for toddlers and preschoolers. Take your skills to the next level in a Glee Club or Rock Band. B2R offers opportunities for students to perform in venues around Wake County and the Triangle.

We have digital gift certificates available for purchase online, a great gift for any holiday, birthday or special occasion. Get one HERE.

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Safety Policies and Protocol

Safety Policies and Protocol

7/15/2020 12:00:00 AM EDT
1 years ago
  1. Increased cleaning frequency, with disinfectant, emphasizing frequently touched surfaces and common areas to meet CDC guidelines. 

  2. Face coverings MUST be worn at all times while in the school.  

  3. Students will be asked to use hand sanitizer when arriving and departing from B2R Apex. 

  4. Social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained at all times. We have set up our lesson and rehearsals rooms to be able to maintain this distance. We will also be using vinyl dividers to separate singers and other students.  

  5. Our waiting room and lobby will be CLOSED.  Parents must wait for their students in their cars. STUDENTS SHOULD REMAIN IN THEIR PARENTS’ CARS UNTIL THEIR LESSON TIME BEFORE ENTERING THE BUILDING.  Students that arrive early will be required to return to their parents’ cars until the time for their lesson.  

  6. All rescheduling will be conducted via the Rescheduling Tool on the Parent Portal via myb2r.com. If you have questions about this process, please feel free to email apex@bachtorock.com!

  7. Students will be given the option to do lessons, camps and birthday parties in person or to continue lessons remotely through ZOOM.  

  8. Pickup and drop off for all in-school camps will be done curbside. Parents will not be required to enter the lobby to sign campers in or out. A B2R admin or camp assistant will oversee arrival and departure of all campers. 

  9. If a student, teacher or staff member (or anyone living in their household) has ANY symptoms of illness, even if you do not believe it to be related to Covid-19, they should not come to Bach to Rock and they will not be allowed in the facility.  Parents, please do not send your student to Bach to Rock if they do not feel well; any student who shows signs of illness while at Bach to Rock will be sent home.   

  10. Anyone who enters Bach to Rock will have their temperature checked by an infrared thermometer.  Anyone with an elevated temperature will be asked to leave.  

  11. Whenever possible, teachers will have one lesson room for each day and some students' may have to switch private lesson teachers to ensure our staff can stay in one room.  If this applies to your student, you will be contacted before returning to the school for in person lessons to discuss.

  12. We will be reinstating our 24-hour cancellation policy.  However, if you or your student are not feeling well, and are able to participate just let us know in advance and we will schedule the lesson for that day through ZOOM.  

  13. Lesson rooms will be disinfected after each lesson. B2R Apex has taken extra steps to ensure student safety by having a hospital-grade air purification device installed in our HVAC system. 

  14. All Bach To Rock Apex management staff have been certified through Count On Me, NC. You may read up on the Count On Me certification program here. 

 

Join us this summer for lessons, camps and parties either online or in person!

Apex NC Guitar Lessons Enrolling Now

Apex NC Guitar Lessons Enrolling Now

9/8/2017 12:00:00 AM EDT
4 years ago

Is that song by your favorite band stuck in your head? Do you wish you could play it on guitar? Well you can at Bach to Rock in Apex, NC. We offer guitar lessons (acoustic and electric) for every age and skill level, and best of all, we'll teach you the music you want to learn.

Come out to the Holly Springs Farmers Market on September 9, 2017 and see some of our students perform. Our staff will be available to answer all your questions about guitar lessons and more.

We are currently offering private and semi-private sessions for kids and adults alike. If you prefer a group setting, we also have Rock Guitar 101 classes.

If you've been playing guitar for a while now and want to take it to the next level, join one of our bands!

If you can't make the Farmers Market, contact us any time at 919-446-5386 or apex@bachtorock.com.

The Triangle Region Welcomes New Bach to Rock Music School

The Triangle Region Welcomes New Bach to Rock Music School

10/28/2016 12:00:00 AM EDT
5 years ago

Bach to Rock (B2R), America’s music school for students of all ages, announced today that its first North Carolina location is now open in Apex.  To celebrate Bach to Rock’s grand opening, the school will host an open house on Saturday, November 12 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 958 US-64, Apex, N.C., 27523The community is invited to tour the school, enjoy a free music lesson, learn about individual lessons and group classes, try out free toddler “Mommy and Me” classes, enter into prize drawings and giveaways, check out the recording studio, and meet the teachers.

“With Bach to Rock, students get to play the music they love and they also get to play in groups, so it’s supportive and team-oriented.  The enjoyment factor is much higher, the students are inspired by music, and the learning is more meaningful. You won’t see solitary, boring music lessons.  Check out our new school in Apex and you can experience the difference,” said President of Bach to Rock, Brian Gross.

Spearheading the Apex school is the local husband and wife team of Tay and Kelly Foster.  Their new Bach to Rock school is the first in North Carolina.  “We love living and working in Apex and are thrilled to bring such a creative, fun and impactful business to our community,” said Kelly Foster.  “The Bach to Rock method encourages students to explore the kinds of music they love, and then play that music with other students in a band and perform in a public space. It’s amazing to see the growth and transformation,” she said.

The couple brings a wealth of experience to the endeavor and is eager to welcome students from across Wake County. “We want our Bach to Rock school to be a place that everyone enjoys, and it becomes a community centerpiece,” said Kelly.

Bach to Rock Apex will offer a variety of programs for students of all ages, including individual lessons, group classes such as Rock Band, early childhood programs for children as young as toddler and preschool age, summer camps and birthday parties. Studies have shown that learning to play music in a group helps students learn teamwork, develop social skills and build self-esteem, among other benefits.  The school will also feature Bach to Rock’s new Touch Screen Tablet Technology, which allows teachers to customize lessons; gives parents the ability to view their children’s progress and homework; and provides administrators with the necessary tools to ensure students are receiving a well-balanced music education.

Bach to Rock is expanding at a robust and steady pace.  The franchise has repeatedly been named to Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 and was listed in the Top Ten Trending Categories for 2016. Franchise Times has ranked it as one of the 500 Powerhouse Brands and on its Next 300 Franchise System list.

Bach to Rock is currently seeking qualified candidates to open franchise locations in major metropolitan markets throughout the country. Bach to Rock is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to build a business that is dedicated to helping children and adults learn to play the music they love. While music experience or ability is not necessary, candidates should bring strong business acumen and the ability to build teams to ensure the school’s success.

To learn more about music school franchise ownership opportunities with Bach to Rock, as well as its veteran and franchise referral programs, contact Ralph Rillon, vice president of franchise development, at 1-855-227-7570 or franchise@bachtorock.com, or visit www.bachtorockfranchise.com.

For more information or to register for classes at B2R Apex:

 

About Bach to Rock

Bach to Rock (B2R) is a music education school for students of all ages from early childhood through high school and beyond. B2R knows learning music should be fun and students learn best when they play music they enjoy. Weekly ensemble instruction and band formations lead to public concerts, Battle of the Bands and recording sessions in B2R’s professional recording studios. B2R builds technique, fosters teamwork and enhances self-esteem through private lessons, band instruction, and public performances. Bach to Rock opened its first corporate-owned location in 2007 in Bethesda, Maryland. With the latest opening in Apex, B2R has now grown to 19 with schools in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Texas. Eighteen franchised schools are scheduled to open in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. Follow B2R on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BachtoRock and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/BachtoRock. For more information, visit www.bachtorock.com or call 1-877-227-8558.

Bach to Rock Music School Announces its Beat Refinery DJ School Earns Elite Serato Certification

Bach to Rock Music School Announces its Beat Refinery DJ School Earns Elite Serato Certification

8/4/2021 12:00:00 AM EDT
3 months ago

Bach to Rock, America’s music school for students of all ages, proudly announces that its Beat Refinery DJ school has earned Serato certification, making it one of only two music school brands in the United States and four worldwide to offer the elite training developed by Serato. Serato, founded in 1999, is the premier provider of audio software to the DJ industry.  The Serato certification ensures that select Bach to Rock DJ instructors have been trained and authorized to teach using Serato software and equipment. Students attending a certified Bach to Rock Beat Refinery school will have exclusive access to Serato software and tools to learn cutting-edge techniques and a variety of DJ styles. Serato is recognized internationally as a leader in providing highly efficient and readily-used audio software.

Spearheading the relationship with Serato was Chris Stiles, also known as Stylus Chris, who has been a DJ for over 20 years, and is the co-founder of Bach to Rock’s Beat Refinery DJ school, along with Brian Sadiarin, a.k.a. DJ Geometrix, who is also a well-known DJ in the Washington, D.C. area. “Bach to Rock’s Serato certification means Beat Refinery students can be confident they are learning from the most knowledgeable and experienced DJs, with the latest software technology and cutting-edge equipment at their fingertips,” said Stiles.  “With Serato, Bach to Rock has a partner that shares our belief in preserving the DJ culture, which is very empowering.  We are able to grow and continue to provide innovation and excellence for new and aspiring DJs, or current professionals who wish to take their career to the next level,” continued Stiles. 

“Serato is the most recognized audio software in the business and offers DJs maximum flexibility to play all types of music at any time,” said Brian Gross, president of Bach to Rock. “They are visionaries and leaders in the DJ industry, and we are so proud to partner with them to bring such a high caliber experience to our Beat Refinery students.” Bach to Rock Beat Refinery DJ lessons are also available online, so regardless of a student’s location or schedule, access to a Serato certified instructor is only a few clicks away.

About Serato

Serato makes premier audio software for music lovers around the world. Since launching its first product in 1999, users have grown into a community of millions of DJs, producers, engineers and musicians across 190 countries. From bedroom studios to festival stages and from the unknown to the greatest, Serato’s mission is to deliver the best possible experience for creating, playing and sharing music, wherever you are.

About Beat Refinery

Beat Refinery is dedicated to teaching all facets of becoming a DJ by combining traditional methods alongside ever-changing technology.  B2R is committed to developing superstar DJs by promoting positive self-expression through music.  Whether a student is a novice or a seasoned performer, there are a wide variety of programs available to suit individual needs. Founded in 2014, Beat Refinery has helped hundreds of artists become performers by mastering DJ mixing, producing, and scratching.

 

Bach to Rock – A Franchise Opportunity with Industry Stature

Bach to Rock has earned numerous accolades including being named: a Top 500 Franchise for 2021 by Entrepreneur Magazine; a Top 100 Franchise for 2021 by Franchise Gator; a number one franchise for Children’s Enrichment Programs and a Top 150 Franchise for Veterans by Entrepreneur Magazine; and one of the 500 Powerhouse Brands by Franchise Times. To learn more about franchise ownership opportunities and veteran and franchise referral programs, contact Ralph Rillon, vice president of franchise development, at 1-855-227-7570 or franchise@bachtorock.com, or visit bachtorockfranchise.com.

 

About Bach to Rock: Changing the Way Students Learn Music 

Bach to Rock is a music education school for students of all ages, from early childhood through high school and beyond. B2R knows learning music should be fun and students learn best when they play music they enjoy. B2R is the music school kids would have designed for themselves, with weekly ensemble instruction and band formations leading to public concerts, Battle of the Bands and recording sessions in B2R’s professional recording studios. B2R builds technique, fosters teamwork and enhances self-esteem through private lessons, band instruction, and public performances.  

 

2021: Celebrating 50 Schools and More Growth in Sight

Bach to Rock continues to expand across the country, and recently celebrated the opening of its 50th school, in Nashville, TN. Another seven schools are scheduled to open in the next year. The franchise is trending to become a $25 million brand, teaching over 65,000 children and adults since the company’s inception in 2007.  Follow B2R on Facebook and on Twitter. For more information, visit bachtorock.com or call 1-877-227-8558.

Bach to Rock Music School Announces New School Opening in Zionsville, IN

Bach to Rock Music School Announces New School Opening in Zionsville, IN

7/12/2021 12:00:00 AM EDT
4 months ago

Bach to Rock, America’s music school for students of all ages, proudly announces it is opening a new school in Zionsville, Indiana. The community is invited to the free grand opening on July 31, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at 10895 N. Michigan Road, Suite 100, Zionsville, IN, 46077. Attendees are welcome to tour the school, enjoy a free music lesson, learn about individual lessons and group classes, try out free toddler “Mommy and Me” classes, enter prize drawings and giveaways, check out the recording studio, and enjoy performances by instructors.  The school will serve students from (but not limited to) Zionsville, West Carmel, Whitestown, Brownsburg and Indianapolis North.

“We are delighted to announce the opening of our newest school in Zionsville. It is a big undertaking to open a school, however, this is the third school in the Indianapolis area owned by rock-star franchisees Andy and Jennifer Flickner. And they tackled it during the pandemic,” said President of Bach to Rock, Brian Gross. “The Flickners showed remarkable persistence and resilience as they navigated numerous delays. I am confident they will continue to help more and more students thrive as they bring the innovative Bach to Rock method of music instruction to students in Zionville,” Gross continued.

 

Meet Three-Time Bach to Rock Franchisees Andy and Jennifer Flickner

Andy and Jennifer Flickner own two other Bach to Rock music schools in the Indianapolis area.  Their first, in Carmel, opened in 2018 and earlier this year, they opened their second school in Fishers, which is co-owned with franchisee partner Kellie Miles-Fink. “We are thrilled to launch our third school in just three years. Pandemic-related delays impacted the timing of the new school, but we overcame and are so proud to extend the Bach to Rock experience to families in Zionsville,” said Andy Flickner.  “We attribute much of our success to our great staff, teamwork and our welcoming school culture,” said Jennifer Flickner.  The Flickners have been featured in Franchising USA Magazine, and profiled on Bach to Rock’s website.

Bach to Rock Zionsville offers programs for students of all ages including: individual and group lessons in piano, voice, guitar, drums and more; “Rock City” for preschoolers; beginning piano “Kids n Keys” for children in grades K-2; and summer camps and birthday parties. The school also features the Beat Refinery DJ school, which offers mixing, scratching, and music production classes.  Plus, students can get involved in a glee club or rock band

 

Bach to Rock – A Franchise Opportunity with Industry Stature

Bach to Rock has earned numerous accolades including being named: a Top 500 Franchise for 2021 by Entrepreneur Magazine; a Top 100 Franchise for 2021 by Franchise Gator; a number one franchise for Children’s Enrichment Programs and a Top 150 Franchise for Veterans by Entrepreneur Magazine; and one of the 500 Powerhouse Brands by Franchise Times. To learn more about franchise ownership opportunities and veteran and franchise referral programs, contact Ralph Rillon, vice president of franchise development, at 1-855-227-7570 or franchise@bachtorock.com, or visit bachtorockfranchise.com.

 

About Bach to Rock: Changing the Way Students Learn Music 

Bach to Rock is a music education school for students of all ages, from early childhood through high school and beyond. B2R knows learning music should be fun and students learn best when they play music they enjoy. B2R is the music school kids would have designed for themselves, with weekly ensemble instruction and band formations leading to public concerts, Battle of the Bands and recording sessions in B2R’s professional recording studios. B2R builds technique, fosters teamwork and enhances self-esteem through private lessons, band instruction, and public performances.  Bach to Rock is experiencing continuous growth, with fifty schools open and an additional seven schools in development. The franchise is trending to become a $25 million brand, teaching over 65,000 children and adults since the company’s inception in 2007.  Follow B2R on Facebook and on Twitter. For more information, visit bachtorock.com or call 1-877-227-8558.

 

For More Details on Our July 31, 2021, Grand Opening:

Visit: 10895 N. Michigan Road, Suite 100, Zionsville, IN, 46077

Call: 317-973-8955

Email: zionsville@bachtorock.com

Web: https://zionsville.bachtorock.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/B2RZionsvilleIN

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Bach to Rock Music School Announces Winners of its First Annual National Battle of the Bands

Bach to Rock Music School Announces Winners of its First Annual National Battle of the Bands

7/6/2021 12:00:00 AM EDT
4 months ago

Penfield NY Battle Winners 2021

Penfield NY Battle Winners 2021

2/22/2021 12:00:00 AM EST
9 months ago

MD/VA DJ Battle Winners Fall 2019

MD/VA DJ Battle Winners Fall 2019

12/12/2019 12:00:00 AM EST
1 years ago

Congratulations to all of our DJs who participated in this year's MD/VA Battle of the DJs. Competitors took home prizes sponsored by Chuck Levins as well as awesome feedback from our judges DJ Beauty and the Beatz, DJ Spicez, and DJ Sean J. 

  • 1st: DJ EX0SKELETON
  • 2nd: DJ Amplitude
  • 3rd: MG Ham
  • 4th: DJ Ghost
  • 5th: DJ Cloudkiller
  • Runners up: DJ Akijaun, DJ Electric Bird, DJ Zen

Penfield NY Battle Winners

Penfield NY Battle Winners

9/24/2019 12:00:00 AM EDT
2 years ago

Battle of the Bands at BayTowne Plaza on September 8th, 2019.

Virginia Battle Winners 2019

Virginia Battle Winners 2019

6/23/2019 12:00:00 AM EDT
2 years ago

The Winners from our Virginia Battle at Tally Ho and The State Theater.

Maryland Battle Winners 2019

Maryland Battle Winners 2019

6/22/2019 12:00:00 AM EDT
2 years ago

The Winners from our June 22 Maryland Battle at the AMP by Strathmore

New York City Battle Winners

New York City Battle Winners

6/18/2019 12:00:00 AM EDT
2 years ago

In a fierce competition at the 2019 Bach to Rock Battle of the Bands, 36 bands went head-to-head at City Winery in New York City on Sunday, June 9.

Over 800 proud parents, family members and fans came to support and cheer on students from Bach to Rock Port Washington, Bach to Rock Mamaroneck and Bach to Rock Nanuet.

The groups performed in both the Main Space and The Loft at City Winery and rocked the iconic hotspot.

“The students, who range in age from 7 to 18, and their band coaches worked tirelessly for months to prepare for this tremendous event and I’m beyond proud of all the performers,” said Bach to Rock Port Washington Director Elana Hayden. “While this is a competition, the main point is for the kids to have a great experience, to get to perform in a top New York City venue – and to have fun and feel like a rock star!”

Six seasoned music industry professionals, Carolee Goodgold (Carly Simon), John Miller (Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton), Brandon “Taz” Niederauer (Lady Gaga, Dr. John), Cameron Rasmussen (Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway), Jason Reese (Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti) and Wayne Schuster (Blood, Sweat, and Tears) judged the performances.

Over 150 students performed on stages that have hosted Lou Reed, Suzanne Vega, Joan Osborne, Taj Mahal, Patti Smith, and Buster Poindexter to name a few.

The bands were scored on several criteria including musical ability, technical ability, stage presence, material, creativity, and professionalism. All the competitors study a variety of musical disciplines at Bach to Rock music school, including music theory, instrument instruction, recording arts, performance arts, voice lessons and band coaching.

Featured Student - Indica

Featured Student - Indica

6/6/2019 12:00:00 AM EDT
2 years ago

This is our student of the month: Indica! She has been playing piano for one year now! When she isn't playing music, she enjoys biking and disc golf. A fun fact about Indica is that her name means "night star princess protected by wolves". Her favorite thing about being a part of Bach to Rock is singing with her band Purple Nightmare, as well as playing piano with her mom who also takes lessons here. Congrats Indica!

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