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Jul 12, 2022

Music to Fill the Air as Bach to Rock Music School Opens in Wyckoff, NJ


July 23, 2022 Grand Opening Will Feature Tours, Free Lessons & Performances.

Bach to Rock, America’s music school for students of all ages, proudly announces it is opening a new school in Wyckoff, New Jersey. The community is invited to the free grand opening on Saturday, July 23, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at 327 Franklin Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481. Attendees are welcome to tour the school, enjoy a free music lesson, learn about individual lessons and group classes, and try out free toddler “Mommy and Me” classes. Additionally, guests can enter prize drawings, check out the recording studio, and enjoy performances by instructors.  The school will serve students from (but not limited to) Wyckoff, Ridgewood, Ho-Ho-Kus, Waldwick, Franklin Lakes, Ramsey, Saddle River and Allendale.

Eric Philo is the owner of Bach to Rock/Wyckoff.  He opened his first Bach to Rock music school in Nanuet, New York, in 2017. The Nanuet school was recently awarded the New York State Senate Empire Award.  Nominated by the community, Empire Award recipients are recognized for their contribution to the growth and betterment of their community and New York State.  Eric is a former financial professional, and also an active amateur musician who plays and composes music. After leaving the corporate world, he became a Bach to Rock franchisee because he wanted to help kids forge new connections and enhance their lives through music. “I’ve seen how music enriches our students’ lives. It’s been exciting and rewarding to see them learning, laughing, and relating through music. Playing music opens so many avenues for kids to interact,” said Philo.  “I am thrilled to be opening our second school in the Wyckoff community to present that opportunity to kids here.”

Bach to Rock Wyckoffoffers programs for students of all ages including: individual and group lessons in piano, voice, guitar, drums and more; early childhood instruction, featuring “Rock City” for preschoolers and “Rock and Roll” for toddlers; beginning piano “Kids n Keys” for children in grades K-2; and summer camps and birthday parties. Plus, students can get involved in a glee club or rock band.

“We are excited that Eric Philo is opening his second Bach to Rock school in Wyckoff. He has boundless energy and a strong commitment to helping students pursue music education,” said Brian Gross, president of Bach to Rock.  “I’m confident families in the community will benefit from his leadership and passion.”

Bach to Rock – A Franchise Opportunity with Industry Stature

Bach to Rock has earned numerous accolades including being named: a Top 500 Franchise for 2022 and 2021 by Entrepreneur Magazine; a top 100 Franchise for 2021 by Franchise Gator; a number one franchise for Children’s Enrichment Programs and a Top 150 Franchise for Veterans by Entrepreneur Magazine;and one of the 500 Powerhouse Brands by Franchise Times. To learn more about franchise ownership opportunities and 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: Changing the Way Students Learn Music 

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. B2R is the music school kids would have designed for themselves, with weekly ensemble instruction and band formations leading 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’s Beat Refinery DJ school is Serato certified, making it one of only a handful of schools in the United States and worldwide to offer the elite training developed by Serato. Serato, founded in 1999, is the premier provider of audio software to the DJ industry.  The Serato certification ensures that select Bach to Rock DJ instructors have been trained and authorized to teach using Serato software and equipment.

Bach to Rock has instructed over 170,000 aspiring musicians since launching in 2007 and is on track to become a $25 million brand. The brand comprises fifty-four (54) music schools, forty-three (43) of which are franchisee-owned.  Twenty-six (26) of those schools are in Top Ten markets, ranked by population. Follow B2R on Facebook and on Twitter. For more information, visit or call 1-877-227-8558.

For More Details on Our July 23, 2022, Grand Opening:

Visit: 327 Franklin Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481

Call: 201-425-4000