A Music School for
Tomorrow's Hitmakers
Bach to Rock® is a modern music school for future stars! Learn from pro musicians in one-on-one lessons, jam with other students in ensemble programs, and rock the stage at live events!
A Music School for
Future Rock Stars
Bach to Rock® is a modern music school for future stars! Learn from pro musicians in one-on-one lessons, jam with other students in ensemble programs, and rock the stage at live events!
A Music School for
Growing Soloists
Bach to Rock® is a modern music school for future stars! Learn from pro musicians in one-on-one lessons, jam with other students in ensemble programs, and rock the stage at live events!
A Music School for
Mini Maestros
Bach to Rock® is a modern music school for future stars! Learn from pro musicians in one-on-one lessons, jam with other students in ensemble programs, and rock the stage at live events!
A Music School for
Emerging Virtuosos
Bach to Rock® is a modern music school for future stars! Learn from pro musicians in one-on-one lessons, jam with other students in ensemble programs, and rock the stage at live events!

Music School in Santa Monica

Bach to Rock® Santa Monica offers a different kind of music school for kids, teens, and adults!

Our school combines private lessons with group jam sessions, ensemble coaching from music pros, and live performances at local music venues. This approach helps students become well-rounded musicians and gain confidence on stage.

At the same time, we encourage students to choose which songs and genres they want to learn.

We have a library of 500+ songs with backing tracks and beginner-friendly arrangements. This way, students can practice, perform, and even record songs by their favorite artists!

A Music School for All Ages & Skill Levels

At Bach to Rock Santa Monica, we proudly welcome students of all ages and skill levels. Whether you’re signing up your toddler for an early childhood class, enrolling your kid in music classes, or registering to take adult lessons, we make learning music fun!

Below are some of the key programs and features that set our music school apart:

Private & Semi-Private Lessons

Students at Bach to Rock Santa Monica can take private, one-on-one lessons, or semi-private lessons in small groups. Our students work directly with experienced music teachers, including professional musicians.

Band & Glee Programs

In Band and Glee Club, students perform with other musicians of similar age and skill levels. Our ensemble programs foster teamwork and leadership skills, while giving students the chance to feel like rock stars.

Local Music Events

Live performance takes center stage in our approach to teaching music! We encourage students to perform at events like Battle of the Bands and Bachapalooza. These gigs take place at local music venues, giving students the chance to perform for their biggest fans.

Early Childhood Classes

Looking for early childhood classes for your infant, toddler, preschooler, or early elementary student? We offer early childhood classes for ages 1-7. With these programs, young children can explore instruments and learn the basics of music while having fun with friends!

Music Camps & Parties

Programs at Bach to Rock Santa Monica also include music camps and birthday parties. At our parties and camps, kids can play real instruments and perform hit songs — even if they’ve never taken music lessons before.

Get Started with Bach to Rock Santa Monica

Discover a different approach to music education at our music school! You’ll find us at 2415 Wilshire Boulevard, conveniently located for students and parents in the Santa Monica area. We also welcome students from nearby communities like Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, and West Los Angeles.

Ready to get started? Parents and students can find pricing details, look up class schedules, and sign up through our online registration system. We also offer enrollment over the phone and in-person, as well as tours of our music school.

Sign up for lessons, camps, and classes online — or contact Bach to Rock Santa Monica to book a tour of our music school!

Music Lessons, Camps & Parties

At Bach to Rock, we offer music lessons and group classes for kids and adults, plus camps and birthday parties! With our fun and beginner-friendly approach, it's never too early or too late to get started with music!

Lessons

Bach to Rock offers music lessons for all ages and skill levels. Our private lessons include piano, guitar, drums, voice, and a wide range of other instruments. We also offer beginner classes and ensemble programs like Band and Glee Club. Anyone can learn to play music with Bach to Rock — even if you've never played an instrument before!

Camps

Our camps are a perfect choice for students who love music! We offer full-day and half-day summer camps, spring camps, and winter camps for kids, plus camps on school holidays. Our camps are great for students who want to start learning music and see what it's like to perform!

Parties

Birthday parties at Bach to Rock give kids a chance to be rock stars for a day! With themes like Karaoke Birthday and Rock Birthday, partygoers get to perform and record songs by their favorite artists. We also offer birthday party packages for younger children and corporate teams!

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Why Choose Us

The Bach to Rock Method

At Bach to Rock, we know that students learn music more quickly when they’re having fun! Our step-by-step curriculum keeps students engaged and rewards achievement at each level. Students get to choose which songs they play, learn from music pros, and perform with peers at live events!

Music Made Fun!

At Bach to Rock, students choose which songs and genres they want to play, making lessons more fun!

Band & Glee Programs

Through our Band and Glee Club programs, students get to play music with peers, a key skill for growing musicians!

Live Performances

Bach to Rock gives students the chance to perform live at local music venues, helping students build confidence on stage!

One-on-One Lessons

In private music lessons, our students learn one-on-one from some of the most talented music educators in the area.

Early Childhood Classes

Music is valuable for early childhood development! We offer programs for toddlers, preschoolers, and early elementary students.

Events

Watch Bach to Rock students perform at upcoming events! Our events are hosted in local music venues, giving students a great way to build confidence on stage. Check out upcoming events and performances below!

Bachapalooza

Bachapalooza is an annual showcase for Bach to Rock students, giving bands the chance to rock out and share the spotlight!

Battle of the Bands

At Battle of the Bands, Bach to Rock bands compete head-to-head in a live music venue!

Music Showcase

Music Showcase events let our students show off their talents and perform live in smaller music venues.

Upcoming Events in Santa Monica

At Bach to Rock, we know how important it is for up-and-coming musicians to play for live audiences! Our students get to perform at events like Bachapalooza, Battle of the Bands, and Music Showcases!

Spooky Movie Night / Parents Night Out

10-07-2022

Bach to Rock is hosting a weekly movie night for the month of October. Drop off the kids for them to enjoy a Halloween-themed evening movie, music, and more.

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Beethoven Bear Scare

10-15-2022

Bach to Rock and it's student bands will be performing a live show for Beethoven elementary's Halloween carnival. 

Spooky Movie Night / Parents Night Out

10-21-2022

Bach to Rock is hosting a weekly movie night for the month of October. Drop off the kids for them to enjoy a Halloween-themed evening movie, music, and more.

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Bach to Rock Halloween Party

10-28-2022

Come to Bach to Rock Halloween party. Jam Sessions, Trick or Treat, Karaoke, and More.

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Meet Our Music Teachers

A great music teacher can make a world of difference when learning to sing or play an instrument.

At Bach to Rock, our instructors include a mix of classically trained musicians and working professionals. Our teachers actively tour, perform, and record as independent artists or as backing musicians for other musicians and bands.

By working closely with students in one-on-one lessons, our teachers make it easy to learn music and build performance skills!

Wall of Fame

Standout Students & Future Stars

Discover talented students at Bach to Rock! Our Wall of Fame includes featured students and bands, as well as winners from events like Battle of the Bands.

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News & Announcements

Get the latest news and announcements from Bach to Rock, and explore music resources for parents and students!

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