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Christine

Featured Teacher - Christine

8/5/2020

Christine has been a music specialist at Bach to Rock since September 2018. Christine specializes in piano and has a Bachelor’s of Music Degree in Piano Performance from Eastman School of Music. She is now pursuing a Masters of Music Degree from USC Thornton School of Music in Keyboard Collaborative Arts.

Christine adds, “One of the joys of being ...

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Tyler

Featured Teacher - Tyler

7/23/2020

Tyler has been a music specialist and audio engineer at B2R since 2018! While he specializes in recording arts and music production, he also teaches drums, piano, voice, bass and guitar! With a Bachelor’s degree in Audio Engineering, Tyler can mix, master and edit like a pro.

Tyler adds, “I was lucky enough to have an opportunity to get ...

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Emma

Featured Teacher - Emma

7/17/2020

Emma has been a music instructor at Bach to Rock since Summer 2019! She is currently studying Music Education at SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music. She teaches piano, voice, flute and all of our early childhood programs and camps!

Emma adds, “My favorite part about being a music instructor is seeing the students' faces light up when they ...

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Cassie

Featured Teacher - Cassie

7/8/2020

Cassie has a Bachelor’s degree from Empire State College in Music and Dance Education. She has been a Music Specialist at Bach to Rock since Spring 2019 and teaches violin, voice, piano and Glee Club!

Cassie adds, “My favorite thing about being a music teacher is the overwhelming feeling of joy and proud moments that come about when my ...

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Jack

Featured Teacher - Jack

7/3/2020

Jack is one of our Beat Refinery DJ Instructors who specializes in scratching and mixing! With a love for Hip Hop, his influences include Kanye West, Drake and J. Cole. If you’ve been in our lobby when Jack is in the studio, you’ve been sure to hear his awesome mixes and mash ups!

Jack adds, “My favorite thing ...

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Featured Teacher - Brynna

6/23/2020

Brynna has been a music specialist at B2R since June 2018. With a degree in Music Education from SUNY Fredonia where she concentrated in vocal/general music, Brynna particularly loves writing and performing pop and jazz music.

Along with voice, Brynna also teaches piano, flute, piccolo, guitar and all of our early education classes and camps. She always leads her ...

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Stan

Featured Teacher - Stan

6/10/2020

Stan has been a music specialist at Bach to Rock since January 2018. In 2019, Stan completed his Master’s of Arts Degree from Nazareth College, School of Music in Double Bass. While he specializes in double bass and electric bass, he also teaches guitar, ukulele, violin, viola, cello, voice and drums! He coaches two of our spectacular bands - "Just ...

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Bach to Rock

Featured Teacher - Ryan

6/4/2020

Ryan has been a music specialist with Bach to Rock Penfield since January 2018 and earned a Master’s of Arts in Music Composition and Theory in 2019.  Ryan has nearly completed his PhD in Music Theory! At Bach to Rock, he teaches EVERYTHING including guitar, bass, piano, voice, drums, brass, woodwinds, strings, and even harp, accordion, harmonica, and slide ...

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Tim

Featured Teacher - Tim

5/28/2020

Tim is a multi-instrumentalist and local songwriter who teaches acoustic, electric and slide guitar as well as ukulele, banjo and mandolin. He has been teaching various private and semi-private students at B2R since 2018. Tim has been performing music in the community for years and he is the perfect band coach to the B2R band, “The Jammers”!

Tim adds, "What ...

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Rachel

Featured Teacher - Rachel

5/20/2020

Rachel has been a voice, guitar, ukulele and piano teacher at Bach to Rock since June 2019 but knew she was going to be a music teacher from a young age. With two Masters degrees in Inclusive Childhood Education and Music Education from Nazareth College, some of her musical influences include Elton John, Ingrid Michaelson and Mary Lambert.

Rachel adds ...

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Dan

Featured Teacher - Dan

5/12/2020

Dan has a masters degree from SUNY Fredonia and has been a music instructor at Bach to Rock since July 2018. He teaches more adult bands and adult students than any other teacher at Bach to Rock and is an extremely knowledgable multi-instrumentalist and guitar salesman!

Specializing in drums, Dan also teaches guitar, piano and voice. He is the band ...

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Bach to Rock Penfield

Town of Penfield News

5/8/2020
I’ve just heard about a second opportunity to get free masks in Penfield this weekend courtesy of the good people of Bach to Rock Music School. Please read the following details and instructions: 
 
Amy Valente, co-owner of Bach to Rock Music School, has been making handmade cloth (not surgical) masks for anyone in need. To date, she has made ...
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Anna

Featured Teacher - Anna

5/5/2020

Anna is a graduate from Shenandoah University with a degree in Music Therapy/Voice and has been a music instructor at Bach to Rock for about 2 years, helping us spread the love of music through the local community one music lesson at a time.

At B2R, Anna teaches voice, piano, guitar, ukulele, violin and all of our early childhood ...

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Featured Teacher - Mike

Featured Teacher - Mike

4/30/2020


Mike, known at B2R as “Mr. Mike”, began his journey as a Bach to Rock music instructor in January 2018 and it wouldn’t be long before he became a very important member of the B2R family!

Mike is a graduate of SUNY Albany and a multi-instrumentalist who teaches various instruments and classes ranging from Guitar and Ukulele to Saxophone ...

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Penfield Online Music Lessons

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We are Offering Online Classes

3/26/2020


Continue your music education with Bach to Rock Penfield virtually! Our school is temporarily closed to the public but we are now offering an option for students to continue their music education online in the comfort of your own home! Students will get a chance to work with an instructor through a video streaming device paired with our MyB2R portal ...

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Jaedon R

Featured Student - Jaedon R

3/9/2020

Age: 15

Jaedon is a Level 2 DJ Mixing student who began his journey in B2R’s Beat Refinery Program 5 months ago! He has performed at various B2R events, including Battle of the DJs in December 2019. Jaedon has taken both private and group lessons and was recently interviewed by a local radio station on his love for DJ ...

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Aiden M

Featured Student - Aiden M

2/18/2020

Age: 14

Aiden is a level 2 guitar student and lead guitarist for one of our newest B2R band's, Atomic. Aiden has been taking lessons with Bach to Rock Penfield for over a year now and just recently had his first performance with his new band at the Battle of the Bands II. The crowd and judges were blown ...

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Brett H

Featured Student - Brett H

1/29/2020

Age: 34

Brett has been taking drum lessons with Bach to Rock Penfield since May of 2019 and joined the B2R band, The Jammers, in October 2019! The Jammers just had their first performance at Battle of the Bands II at Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex and was awarded "Most Fun" for their rockin' performance.

Brett's private drum lesson ...

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