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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.

B2R News

B2R News

Apex NC Guitar Lessons Enrolling Now

Apex NC Guitar Lessons Enrolling Now

9/8/2017 12:00:00 AM EDT
2 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
3 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 Helps Enrich Children’s Summers with Music

Bach to Rock Music School Helps Enrich Children’s Summers with Music

6/12/2020 12:00:00 AM EDT
3 weeks ago

Bach to Rock (B2R), America’s music school for students of all ages, is now offering both virtual and in-person summer camps at the majority of its forty-three schools across the United States. Parents will have the option to choose their preferred format. Some schools remain closed for in-person camps, however virtual camps are available.  In March, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Bach to Rock transitioned all of its schools to remote-only music lessons, but now is able to shift to a combination of online and in-person summer camps as stay-at-home restrictions are lifted by individual states.  Bach to Rock customer surveys indicate that parents want to fill their children’s days with enriching and fun activities, and continuation of music lessons and camps is a priority.   

“The summer is a wonderful opportunity for kids to learn how to play a new instrument, form a band, take voice lessons and make positive memories along the way. Summer camps provide a much-needed creative outlet for children, and with thousands of traditional camps unable to operate this year, kids need some joy now more than ever. Bach to Rock is proud that we’ve been able to adapt to help families during this incredibly challenging time,” said Brian Gross, president of Bach to Rock.  Since the addition of virtual learning, Bach to Rock instructors have taught over 70,000 lessons. Parent reviews show extremely high ratings for Bach to Rock’s quick response to the COVID-19 pandemic, their professionalism, and dedication keeping students enjoying and engaged in lessons. 

At Bach to Rock summer camps, children can learn to play guitar, piano, ukulele, or drums and also learn to sing, during daily 45-minute to 90-minute sessions for week-long intervals. Options are also available for music production and songwriting.  Bach to Rock is offering small cohort group-based camps once appropriate re-opening phases are announced in each state.   In-person camps will follow Centers for Disease Control and American Camp Association Guidelines pertaining to wearing masks, disinfecting, social distancing, small cohort groupings, and limits on capacity.  Scheduling is based on school location.

Changing the Way Students Learn Music 

Bach to Rock is reshaping music education on a national scale by turning solitary, boring music lessons into a group activity that is more like a team sport.  B2R focuses on providing a well-balanced music education because, ultimately, that is what parents are looking for. Students learn the intricacies of music — from theory to how to read music. Bach to Rock is the music school kids would have designed for themselves.  They get to jam with other kids right away and play current hits. The learning is the same, but the enjoyment factor is much higher.

Bach to Rock – A Franchise Opportunity with Industry Stature

Bach to Rock has been named the number one franchise for Children’s Enrichment Programs for 2019 by Entrepreneur Magazine as part of its Franchise 500 ranking. Additionally, Bach to Rock was ranked #45 in the Top 100 Franchises for 2019 by Franchise Gator. In 2018, Entrepreneur ranked Bach to Rock #31 in the Top 150 Franchises for Veterans. Furthermore, Franchise Times has ranked Bach to Rock as one of the 500 Powerhouse Brands and has also included it on its Next 300 Franchise System list.  

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. 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.

About Bach to Rock

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. 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 also offers MyB2R, an online dashboard offering customers real-time access to student progress and more. MyB2R provides the ability to track student advancement, schedule lessons, obtain homework and stream over 300 pre-recorded songs to practice at home. 

Bach to Rock is experiencing continuous growth, with 43 schools open and an additional seven schools in development. Nineteen of those schools are in eight Top Ten markets, ranked by population.  The franchise is trending to become a $25 million brand, teaching over 55,000 children and adults since the company’s inception in 2007.   Follow B2R on Facebook and on Twitter. For more information, visit www.bachtorock.com or call 1-877-227-8558.

Bach to Rock Music School in Marietta, Georgia, Opens on June 1, 2020

Bach to Rock Music School in Marietta, Georgia, Opens on June 1, 2020

6/1/2020 12:00:00 AM EDT
a month ago

Bach to Rock (B2R), America’s music school for students of all ages, proudly announces its newest school, in Marietta, Georgia, opens on June 1, 2020.  Families are invited to learn about Bach to Rock at the school’s open house on Saturday, June 6, 2020, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 1860 Sandy Plains Road, Suite 303, Marietta, Georgia, 30066. Guests are invited to drop by to explore the school and learn about summer camps, which start on June 8, individual and group classes in piano, voice, guitar, drums and more. The school will be adhering to social distancing and disinfection procedures while the open house is held.   The school will serve students from Sandy Plains, Marietta, Kennesaw, and East Cobb, and will offer both in-person and virtual lessons to meet parents’ needs. This location marks Bach to Rock’s third school in Georgia, and its forty-third in the country. 

“Bach to Rock is known for providing an inspirational and creative learning environment.  During this really challenging time, we are continuing to help students whether through virtual classes, or a mix of virtual and in-person,” said President of Bach to Rock, Brian Gross. Additionally, on June 8, in-school summer music camps will be starting at the Marietta school, in small groups only, with social distancing, and frequent handwashing and sanitizing. “A lot of activities have been curtailed for thousands of children.  Bach to Rock summer camps are fun, exciting and can help build camaraderie and provide some normalcy this summer,” said Gross.

Bach to Rock Sandy Plains offers a variety of programs for students of all ages including: individual and group lessons in piano, voice, guitar, drums and more; “Rock City” for preschoolers and “Rock n Roll” for toddlers; beginning piano “Kids n Keys” for children in grades K-2; and summer camps and birthday parties. Bach to Rock delivers a twist on traditional music lessons, offering something that’s akin to team sports with a spirit of creativity and fun to inspire students.

 

Meet New Bach to Rock Franchisee Mara Marerro

New Bach to Rock franchisee Mara Marerro is pleased to be opening her Bach to Rock school in her hometown.  Mara is an owner/operator and serves as the school’s director. She has more than 25 years of experience as an early childhood educator and has degrees in psychology and early childhood education. For the last 17 years, she has been the lead pre-K teacher at a local Montessori school.  “Opening a Bach to Rock school fulfills my entrepreneurial desire to start a business that provides a fun and creative educational environment for students.  And I felt it was important to help enrich and give back to our community,” said Mara.    With two teenage children, she understands parents’ concerns during this uncertain time. “We are adhering to all health and safety guidelines provided by state and federal agencies.  We want our students to be able to learn and have fun in a safe environment,” she continued. 

 

Changing the Way Students Learn Music 

Bach to Rock is reshaping music education on a national scale by turning solitary, boring music lessons into a group activity that is more like a team sport.  B2R focuses on providing a well-balanced music education because, ultimately, that is what parents are looking for. Students learn the intricacies of music — from theory to how to read music. Bach to Rock is the music school kids would have designed for themselves.  They get to jam with other kids right away and play current hits. The learning is the same, but the enjoyment factor is much higher. 

 

Bach to Rock – A Franchise Opportunity with Industry Stature

Bach to Rock has been named the number one franchise for Children’s Enrichment Programs for 2019 by Entrepreneur Magazine as part of its Franchise 500 ranking. Additionally, Bach to Rock was ranked #45 in the Top 100 Franchises for 2019 by Franchise Gator. In 2018, Entrepreneur ranked Bach to Rock #31 in the Top 150 Franchises for Veterans. Furthermore, Franchise Times has ranked Bach to Rock as one of the 500 Powerhouse Brands and has also included it on its Next 300 Franchise System list. 

 

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. 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.

 

About Bach to Rock

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. 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 also offers MyB2R, an online dashboard offering customers real-time access to student progress and more. MyB2R provides the ability to track student advancement, schedule lessons, obtain homework and stream over 300 pre-recorded songs to practice at home. 

Bach to Rock is experiencing continuous growth, with 42 schools open and an additional seven schools in development. Nineteen of those schools are in eight Top Ten markets, ranked by population.  The franchise is trending to become a $25 million brand, teaching over 55,000 children and adults since the company’s inception in 2007.   Follow B2R on Facebook and on Twitter. For more information, visit www.bachtorock.com or call 1-877-227-8558.

For More Details on Our June 6, 2020 Open House:

Visit: 1860 Sandy Plains Road, Suite 303, Marietta, Georgia, 30066

Call: 404-380-1706

Email: sandyplains@bachtorock.com

Web: https://sandyplains.bachtorock.com/

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/B2RSandyPlainsGA/

Wall of Fame

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MD/VA DJ Battle Winners Fall 2019

MD/VA DJ Battle Winners Fall 2019

12/12/2019 12:00:00 AM EST
6 months 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
9 months 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
1 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
1 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
1 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
1 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!

Featured Student - Erik S

Featured Student - Erik S

5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM EDT
1 years ago

Age: 12

Erik is a level 2 DJ student who began his journey at Bach to Rock through our DJ and Recording Arts summer camps.

Erik has the longest drive of any of our students commuting all the way from Buffalo. He’s a natural at mixing, mashing and getting the crowd dancing. His instructor, DJ Don (Jack), says “Erik always comes to lessons with tons of enthusiasm ready to learn. You can tell he is very dedicated and works on his DJing at home. He is inspired by the artist Marshmello."

Georgia Battle 2019 Winners

Georgia Battle 2019 Winners

5/14/2019 12:00:00 AM EDT
1 years ago