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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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Business of the Year Award - Penfield Business Chamber


Bach to Rock Penfield is the winner of the Business of the Year award for 2018, given by the Penfield Business Chamber.

Each year, the award is given to honor a local business that has "significantly contributed to the vitality and success of the Penfield business community."

See Bach to Rock Penfield featured, past winners and more on the PBC ...

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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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Julian K

Featured Student - Julian K


Age: 16

Julian, takes level 2 guitar lessons at B2R and is the lead guitarist for one of our bands, The Rings of Essence.

Julian has a very good ear for music and can match pitch very well. He has been working on melodic soloing and vocals for his band and beginning to create his own music. Julian loves heavy ...

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Featured Student - TJ G


Age: 24

TJ is a level 3 voice student who has been taking lessons with B2R since March. His long-term goals include performing in national voice competitions and to record original material. He is a great listener and always ready to learn during his lessons. TJ is very good at connecting the music to himself. Keep your eye out for ...

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Jackson P

Featured Student - Jackson P


Age: 12

Jackson has been taking drum lessons at B2R for about 7 months and is a member of not only one, but TWO B2R bands, “The Rings of Essence” and “The Radiators.” He has performed at a variety of events in the community with both of his bands. Each time he steps on stage you can see the progress ...

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Loralei L

Featured Student - Loralei L


Age: 11

Loralei is enrolled in both voice and piano lessons at B2R! She has performed at a variety events in the community on behalf of B2R and performs in plays and productions at her school. Her piano instructor, Jory, says “Not only is she talented in Broadway and theater genres, she is also quite the comedian and keeps us ...

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Colton G

Featured Student - Colton G


Age: 9

Colton has already reached level 2 in voice lessons and is the lead vocalist for one of our bands, The Rock Raptors. Colton has performed at many events in the community, both as a solo vocalist and with his band – Most recently singing the National Anthem at the Penfield Girls Lacrosse Tournament. His confidence shines as he steps ...

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Sophia D

Featured Student - Sophia D


Age: 11

Sophia is one of our premier voice students taking lessons since our opening in January. She’s also enrolled in guitar lessons at B2R with aspirations of being a solo artists. Sophia has performed at a wide variety of events in our community, which have helped to build her self confidence and shine as a performer! Her beautiful ...

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