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Jun 04, 2018

Oregon’s First Bach to Rock Music School Opening in Portland Suburbs

Bach to Rock Tanasbourne

Community Invited to Grand Opening Party on June 23, 2018

Bach to Rock (B2R), America’s music school for students of all ages, proudly announces it is opening its first school in Oregon in Tanasbourne. The community is invited to the free grand opening festivities on Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 2345 NW 185th Avenue, Hillsboro, Oregon, 97124. 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 prize drawings and giveaways, check out the recording studio and meet the teachers.  This location marks Bach to Rock’s first school in Oregon and its 32nd in the country. 

“We are excited to expand Bach to Rock to the Northwest with our Tanasbourne school. It is rewarding to see how our music education program has positively impacted thousands of children and adults, and is growing across the United States,” said President of Bach to Rock, Brian Gross. “With Bach to Rock, students learn to play today’s favorites and jam with other kids from the start. Gone are the days of boring and solitary music lessons,” continued Gross.   Families in Tanasbourne, Portland, Hillsboro, Beaverton and Aloha will truly benefit from the Bach to Rock method.  “It’s a wonderful community that will surely benefit from Bach to Rock’s innovative approach to music education,” added Gross. 

New Bach to Rock franchisees Matt and Nikki Dufner are the proud owners of the school.  The dynamic husband and wife team hail from Portland and have been working tirelessly for over a year to prepare for the school’s unveiling.  “We are very driven to modernize the music enrichment industry in the Portland area. Bach to Rock is cool and fun and provides a welcoming and invigorating environment that’s all about the music,” said Nikki Dufner.   The couple knows their school will fill a void in the community.  “There isn’t anything that compares to the music education that Bach to Rock offers – we deliver the music foundation parents want for their kids, and we provide the joy and energy kids want,” she continued. 

Bach to Rock Tanasbourne will offer a variety of programs for students of all ages including: individual and group lessons in piano, voice, guitar, drum, DJ and more; music programs for preschoolers and toddlers; beginning piano for children in grades K-2; along with summer camps and birthday parties. Bach to Rock also offers MyB2R, an online dashboard offering customers real-time access to student progress and more. MyB2R is the only digital service of its kind in the music school industry, and provides the ability to track student advancement, schedule lessons, obtain homework and stream over 300 pre-recorded songs to practice at home.  

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 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. 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


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 is experiencing a robust and steady growth, with 31 schools presently operating and 10 additional schools opening by the end of 2018. Nineteen of those schools are in eight Top Ten markets, ranked by population.  The franchise is trending to become a $15 million brand, teaching over 10,000 children and adults by year’s end. 

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For More Details on Our June 23, 2018 Grand Opening:

Visit: 2345 NW 185th Avenue, Hillsboro, Oregon, 97124

Call: 503-531-3331




Media Contact:

Angela Sakell