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Featured Students


Elijah C

Featured Student - Elijah C


Age: 15

Elijah aka DJ Dark Core, is a level 3 DJ Mixing student. He has performed at a wide variety of events in the community and has attended many of our DJ camps this summer to further his skills!

His instructor Jack adds, “Elijah loves EDM music, with his favorite artists being Marshmello and Hardwell. He enjoys the shock ...

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Seth N

Featured Student - Seth N


Age: 8

Seth is a level 2 guitar player who has been taking lessons with B2R since March 2018! He is also one of the lead guitarist in the B2R band, Rock Raptors.

His instructor, Doug, adds, “Seth loves a challenge and is always eager to learn new skills when he comes to lessons each week. Joining the Rock Raptors ...

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Bennett L

Featured Student - Bennett L


Age: 11

Bennett is a level 2 saxophone student who was one of our very first B2R students in January 2018. He is also the saxophone player in the B2R band, B.E.A.T.S. He has performed solo, with his band and most recently, with the B2R choir at the Rochester Red Wings Game.

Bennett’s instructor, Mike ...

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Chris T

Featured Student - Chris T


Age: 16

Chris has been taking drum lessons with Bach to Rock for about a year now! His B2R journey began last summer by attending our Rock Band and DJ Camps. Since taking lessons, he has performed at numerous B2R events in the community.

His instructor, Jory, adds, “Chris has such a positive attitude when he walks in the door ...

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Erik S

Featured Student - Erik S


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 ...

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Tyler L

Featured Student - Tyler L


Age: 11

Tyler began his musical journey at B2R from joining our summer Rock Band and DJ music camps. Band camp sparked his interest in music and he began taking weekly guitar lessons. He is now one of the lead guitarist’s in the B2R rock band, The B.E.A.T.S.

Tyler has performed at Rochester Museum & Science ...

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Giada N

Featured Student - Giada N


Age: 10

Giada is a level 2 flute student. She recently just completed her first performance at Rochester Museum & Science Center and we are so proud of the amazing job she did!

Her instructor, Amanda adds, “Giada is very ambitious with her goals and always comes to lessons ready to learn. She is inspired by the music in the Harry ...

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Jack G

Featured Student - Jack G


Jack G.

12 year old, Jack, is a music production student who has been taking lessons with B2R for about a year. Jack works primarily with the software Fruity Loops (FL) Studio and is inspired by hip-hop artists such as Travis Scott and Kanye West. His instructor, Paul, adds “Jack really enjoys music production and spends a lot of time ...

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Natalie I

Featured Student - Natalie I


Age: 14

Natalie, is a level 2 DJ Mixing student who has been DJing at B2R for about 8 months. She has performed at a wide variety of events in the community  from school dances to large events at Frontier Field. Natalie’s instructor Jack adds, “Natalie is a great listener and always ready to learn new things. She is ...

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Mickey F

Featured Student - Mickey F


Age: 14

Mickey, is a level 2 bass guitar student and also the bassist for the B2R rock band, The Radiators. Mickey loves progressive rock and exploring challenging repertoire.

His instructor Dan adds, “Mickey is a very curious musician and committed to discovering the finer details in his favorite music. He is always exploring theoretical concepts that college level musicians ...

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Brad D

Featured Student - Brad D


Age: 15

Brad, is a level 2 Music Production student who has been taking lessons with B2R for over a year! Brad is very advanced at electronic music composition and production using Abelton Live. His favorite genre to work with is hip-hop.

His instructor, Darnell, adds “Brad is a very quick learner and picks up content naturally. He puts in ...

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Harper F

Featured Student - Harper F


Age: 13

Harper is the lead vocalist and pianist of the B2R band, “The Radiators.” She is very versatile when it comes to music – from singing classical music with her choir to rockin’ out to ‘Zombie’ with her B2R band... she does it all!

Harper not only sings and plays piano but also plays the harp and aspires to learn ...

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Jason M

Featured Student - Jason M


Age: 30

Jason is a Beat Refinery student at B2R who takes DJ Mixing AND DJ Scratching lessons since the summer of 2018. He really enjoys 80s and 90s popular dance music that can get the crowd grooving.

Jason has performed at many B2R events in the community and was a big hit at the Eastview Mall Camp Fair this ...

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Featured Student - Lorenzo A


Age: 12

Lorenzo, is a recording arts student who has been taking lessons with Bach to Rock for about a year. Lorenzo enjoys learning challenging concepts including how to mic a studio as well as record, edit, and mix using ProTools 12. 

Lorenzo is also a talented guitar player who enjoys classic and modern rock. 

He began taking recording arts ...

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Matt C

Featured Student - Matt C


Age: 13

Matt has been DJing with Bach to Rock for almost one year and recently graduated to DJ Mixing level 3. Matt has a very unique and eclectic hip-hop style he enjoys playing and has performed at many B2R events in the community. We are very proud of Matt’s progress and look forward to seeing what the future ...

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Jeffrey L

Featured Student - Jeffrey L


Age: 12

Jeffrey, is a level 3 DJ Mixing student who has been taking lessons at B2R for almost a year. Jeffrey has performed at so many B2R events in our community, developed his great stage presence and confidence. He always gets the crowd moving and grooving! His instructor, Jack, adds “Jeffrey has a wide interest in music genres, which ...

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Devan A

Featured Student - Devan A


Age: 8

Devan takes bass lessons with B2R and is also the lead bassist of the B2R band, The Rock Raptors. He holds down a solid rhythm and is fun to watch as he grooves to his favorite songs with his band.

His instructor, Jory, adds “Devan displays a very natural and confident stage presence. He shows great enthusism to ...

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Kaylee S

Featured Student - Kaylee S


Age: 10

Kaylee takes voice lessons with B2R and is also a member of our Glee Club, “The Screamin’ Soundwaves”. She has participated in many of our music camps and is a natural when it comes to music. Hand Kaylee any instrument and she’ll be playing songs within minutes!

Kaylee has performed at many B2R events in the community ...

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Ryan J

Featured Student - Ryan J


Age: 10

Ryan is a level 2 piano student and recently added drum lessons to broaden his musical skills. He is a natural when it comes to music. We were all very proud when he performed at his first event, The Harris Hill Holiday Bazaar, with several classical pieces.

His instructor Jory says, “Ryan is incredibly talented for his age ...

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Myles D

Featured Student - Myles D


Age: 7

Myles just graduated to level 2 drums and is the drummer for the B2R band, The Rock Raptors. Myles is a powerhouse in a small package. His confidence shines like his huge smile each time he steps on stage. His instructor, Jory, adds "myles is always very enthusiastic and eager to come to lessons and demonstrate his progress."

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