Bach to Rock in Jacksonville Beach, FL provides music lessons for students of all ages and skill levels living in, but not limited to, Jacksonville, Palm Valley & Neptune Beach. Instruments we teach include guitar, piano, drums, voice, violin, trumpet & more! B2R birthday parties and seasonal 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 the First Coast and Duval County.
Learn to Sing in Jacksonville Beach
Are you a fan of The Voice, karaoke or just singing along with your favorite songs? Why not learn to sing for real?! Bach to Rock in Jacksonville Beach teaches vocal students all around the First Coast from Jacksonville, Palm Valley, Neptune Beach and Duval County FL. Vocal students at B2R can choose their own songs, putting them in the driver's seat of their musical development. They will also be strongly encouraged to sing in a variety of styles, rock and pop through classical, learning essential skills such as voice projection, the creation of a clear vocal tone and correct breathing techniques while gaining a greater understanding of melody in music.
Are you already a proficient singer? Take it to the next level and join a band or Glee Club at B2R. We give our students the opportunity to perform locally at places like Seawalk Pavilion for Oktoberfest. View our events page to see all our upcoming gigs.
Bach to Rock on News 4 JAX
Bach to Rock Teaches Music in Fun, Engaging Way
“All of my kids are musically talented, but my son Noah is an incredible guitar player,” said Wayne Chattaway, co-owner of the new Bach to Rock music school in Jacksonville Beach. “He is a musical freak and quickly outgrew any musical instructor he’s had.”
Wayne and Noah had watched the movie “School of Rock,” and Noah really seemed to enjoy it.
After his son went to bed, Wayne went online to search School of Rock to see if any such school existed... read more
Jacksonville Beach Couple Opens First Bach to Rock Music School in Florida
Bach to Rock (B2R), America’s music school for students of all ages, announced today that its first Florida location is opening in Jacksonville Beach. To celebrate B2R’s grand opening, the school will host an open house on Saturday, June 4 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 2280 3rd St S, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250. The 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, meet the teachers, and more.
“I am confident that our new Bach to Rock franchisees, Wayne and Sue Chattaway, will make a meaningful local impact with their Jacksonville Beach school,” said Brian Gross, president of Bach to Rock. “They’ve got it all: enthusiasm, community commitment and a dedication to quality music education.” Gross continued, “Families in Jacksonville Beach will be assured of a fun, progressive music curriculum that has proven to be successful with thousands of students of all ages.”
Husband and wife team Wayne and Sue Chattaway are embarking on their venture as first-time entrepreneurs by tapping into their extensive backgrounds in the software and healthcare industries respectively. They were motivated to get into the music school business by tuning into a need expressed by Wayne’s 11-year-old son, Noah. “Noah loves to play guitar and he became passionate about the notion of attending a cool music school after watching a movie. Investing in a Bach to Rock franchise was a wise business decision and at the same time, we could help Noah and other budding musicians in Jacksonville Beach,” said Wayne Chattaway. “It’s exciting as business owners. We are delivering a unique music education curriculum that is personalized for each student’s distinct interests. It will be a joy to help kindle music inspiration and creativity in kids and adults.” The couple plans to open a second Bach to Rock in Florida in the next year.
Bach to Rock Jacksonville Beach will offer a variety of programs for both students of all ages, including individual lessons, group classes such as Rock Band, early childhood programs for children as young as two years old, 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. Most recently, Bach to Rock won “Best of” Bethesda Magazine 2016 with first place in the Best Kids' Art or Music Classes category as the readers' pick. In 2014, Inc. Magazine named Bach to Rock one of the fastest-growing private companies in America for the third consecutive year. Franchise Times has ranked it as one of the 500 Powerhouse Brands and on its Next 300 Franchise System list. In addition, Washington Family Magazine named Bach to Rock to its “Best Music Instruction” list and readers of Northern Virginia Magazine voted the company as “Best Piano Instruction.” Bach to Rock also was named the number one company to watch by the Washington Business Journal.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.bachtorockfranchise.com.
For more information or to register for classes at B2R Jacksonville Beach:
- Visit: 2280 3rd St S., Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
- Call: 904-372-7766 or Toll Free: 877-B2R-8558
- Email: email@example.com
- Web: https://jacksonvillebeach.b2rmusic.com/
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, MD., and with the latest opening in Jacksonville Beach Houston, has now grown to 14 with schools in California, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Texas. Eight franchised schools are in development in Arizona, California, Florida, New York, North Carolina, Texas and Virginia, with an additional 30 schools in development nationwide. 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 Attains Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 Ranking List for the 4th Consecutive Year
Bach to Rock Attains Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 Ranking List for the 4th Consecutive Year
Bach to Rock (B2R), America’s music school for students of all ages, was recently ranked #239 by Entrepreneur Magazine in its January/February 2020 issue in its prestigious Franchise 500 ranking. This marks the fourth consecutive year that Bach to Rock has achieved recognition in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 ranking within the children’s enrichment programs category.
The Franchise 500 Ranking is known as the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking, with 2020 being its 41st year. Bach to Rock’s consistent presence in the Franchise 500 ranking is indicative of the brand’s reputation as a successful music education franchise. To view Bach to Rock’s complete list of industry accolades, which spans the brand’s ten years of franchising, click here.
“It is an honor for Bach to Rock to consistently rank in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500. Potential franchisees can feel confident that Bach to Rock is a wise and rewarding investment,” said Brian Gross, President of Bach to Rock. “We are unique because we teach all music genres to students of all ages, we provide a solid foundation, and most importantly, our students have fun learning.”
The Franchise 500 ranking is based on data provided by franchisors in five key indicators: cost and fees; size and growth; support; brand strength and financial strength and stability. Each franchise is given a cumulative score based on an analysis of more than 150 data points, and the 500 franchises with the highest cumulative scores become the Franchise 500 in ranking order. To review Bach to Rock’s Franchise 500 ranking, click here.
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. Unlike other music school franchises, Bach to Rock has an extensive curriculum. 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 Franchise Opportunities
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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
Nationally, Bach to Rock continues to grow, with 41 schools presently operating and an additional 8 schools in development. Nineteen of those schools are in eight Top Ten markets, ranked by population. Bach to Rock is trending to become a $25 million brand and has taught over 55,000 children and adults since the company’s inception in 2007.
Bach to Rock Franchisees Represent a New Trend Among Gen-Xers
Bach to Rock (B2R), America’s music school for students of all ages, has instructed over 55,000 aspiring musicians since opening its first school in 2007 and it is trending to become a $25 million brand. The franchise’s steady growth has come, in part, because it appeals to a cross-section of eager entrepreneurs and passionate music lovers who hope to restyle the music education industry by owning a Bach to Rock music school. They are transitioning to second careers after achieving success in other professions. Simultaneously, they see the profit potential of a sustainable franchise in a market that’s largely untapped. Presently, Bach to Rock is comprised of 6 corporate schools and 35 franchisee-owned schools. Nineteen of those schools are in eight Top Ten markets, ranked by population.
“Bach to Rock franchisees are coming to us after successful careers in other professions, fueled by a passion for music and music education. They have demonstrated success in managing something, whether that’s as vice president or president within a company or whether it’s their own business. Plus, they are involved members of their community,” said Brian Gross, President of Bach to Rock.
Bach to Rock is profiling top franchisees to dive into this trend to inspire others about the unique proposition of becoming a Bach to Rock franchisee in a second career.
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MD/VA DJ Battle Winners Fall 2019
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
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New York City Battle Winners
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.
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
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
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."