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Nov 18, 2016

Music for Students of All Ages at Scottsdale’s New Bach to Rock Music School

Bach to Rock North Scottsdale

Community Invited to Free Grand Opening Event on December 10

Bach to Rock (B2R), America’s music school for students of all ages, announced today that its first Arizona location is opening in Scottsdale. The community is invited to the grand opening festivities on Saturday, December 10, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Scottsdale Promenade, 7325 E. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd #104, Scottsdale, AZ, 85260.   Attendees are welcome 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.

“Bach to Rock offers aspiring musicians an opportunity to express themselves in a supportive and team-oriented learning environment.  They get to play the music they love and also play in groups from the start.  It’s a distinctly different approach that inspires students and delivers a lasting and meaningful experience,” said President of Bach to Rock, Brian Gross.

A Scottsdale couple, Wes and June Gross, are first-time Bach to Rock franchisees opening the new school. Married for over 40 years, each enjoyed successful careers before joining Bach to Rock as retirees a year ago. June, a retired school teacher, and Wes, a former wealth management entrepreneur, real estate sales executive and former Air Force, airline and corporate pilot, are embracing the new endeavor with enthusiasm and vigor. The couple plans to open two more schools in the area.

“We are very excited about this new stage in our lives and are eager to help students of all ages in the Scottsdale area explore their musical potential,” said Wes Gross.   “We have developed our own motto, ‘creating lifelong musicians.’ And that can start at any age from as young as 2 years old to 92,” he continued.  “It’s been thrilling to build our team, led by our site director, John Munt.  He is a strong leader and brings 20 years of experience in music education and music entertainment to our school.”

Bach to Rock Scottsdale 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, or visit

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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 Scottsdale, B2R has now grown to 20 with schools in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Texas. Eighteen schools are scheduled to open in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. Follow B2R on Facebook at and on Twitter at For more information, visit or call 1-877-227-8558.