Bach to Rock in McLean, VA provides music lessons for students of all ages and skill levels living in McLean, Tysons, Arlington & Falls Church. Instruments we teach include guitar, piano, drums, voice, DJ, violin, trumpet & more! We are also the home of Beat Refinery DJ School which offers Mixing, Scratching and Music Production classes. B2R birthday parties and seasonal camps are great opportunities to play & learn music with your friends and make new ones! We also have early childhood classes for toddlers and preschoolers. Take your skills to the next level in a Glee Club or Rock Band. B2R offers opportunities for students to perform in venues around McLean and Fairfax County.
Battle of the Bands Winners
On June 10 and June 17, 2018, Bach to Rock bands came face-to-face for a Battle of epic proportions! After a year of preparation on their guitars, drums, basses, pianos, and voices, all bands brought their very best performances and competition was fierce. Congratulations to the following winners whose outstanding performances brought home a B2R Battle of the Bands title:
VA Elementary School Division
First Place - Big Bad Wolf
Runner Up - The Originators
Runner Up - NitrO Jax
Best Overall Appearance - Banana Splitz
Best Original Song - One Punch Potato
Best Audience Reaction - Killa Beat
VA Middle School Division
First Place - LeJitsu
Runner Up - Rebellion
Runner Up - Kage
Best Audience Reaction - Carry That Weight
Best Overall Appearance - I Like Your Boots
Best Original Song - Burnhold
VA High School Division
First Place - Clefs of Apollo
Runner Up - Milk Money
Runner Up - Alaska and Aurora
Best Audience Reaction - Spiral Staircase
Best Overall Appearance - Enigma
Best Original Song -The Unexpected
MD High School Division
First Place - The New Apocalypse
Runner Up - Scarlet Letters
Runner Up - Naught Shall Go & In Real Life
Best Original Song - Countdown and Harlequin Kids
Best Overall Appearance - The Royal Beat
Best Audience Reaction - Burning Blue and Soldiers of Royalty
MD Middle School Division
First Place - Dark Trilobite
Runner Up - The What-Nows
Runner Up - Teal Steel
Best Original Song - Point Blank
Best Overall Appearance - Keep the Change
Best Audience Reaction - Karousel
MD Elementary School Division
First Place - Play:LOUD
Runner Up - Otto-pilot
Runner Up - Revolution
Best Original Song - Play:LOUD
Best Overall Appearance - Bodysnatchers
Best Audience Reaction - Mutant Donkey Zombies
And congratulations to the following First Place band members who won our raffle prizes from Music and Arts and Sweetwater:
Nyando S. - Clefs of Apollo - $100 Sweetwater Giftcard
Sean P. - Lejitsu - $100 Sweetwater Giftcard
Nora V. - Big Bad Wolf - $100 Sweetwater Giftcard
William H. - Clefs of Apollo - $50 Sweetwater Giftcard
Quinn W. - The New Apocalypse - $50 Sweetwater Giftcard
Kathleen W. - Play:LOUD - $50 Sweetwater Giftcard
Isabella C. - Dark Trilobite - Acoustic Guitar from Music and Arts
Beat Refinery Battle of the DJs
The Beat Refinery at Bach to Rock in McLean, VA is excited to announce that our annual Battle of the DJs will occur on Sunday, May 20 at Villain and Saint in Bethesda, MD. Current Beat Refinery students will battle with their best sets for a chance to win prizes from our sponsors Chuck Levin’s and DJ City. Come out to Villain and Saint at 12 noon on May 20 to see who takes home the prize!
For more info visit our DJ Battle Info Page.
Music Summer Camps in McLean VA
Bach to Rock in McLean, VA is looking forward to another ROCKIN’ Summer! With camps for ages 4 up to age 15, your budding superstar is sure to find their rhythm in Rock Band, Glee Club, Recording Arts, or the Beat Refinery’s DJ Camp. Take your toddler on a world music journey in our Rock City World Tour Camp!
Ready to sign up? Click to see our pricing and schedule.
Free Beat Refinery DJ Workshop in McLean VA
Have you ever wanted to learn how to DJ or take your DJ skills to the next level? Beat Refinery at B2R in McLean, VA has you covered at one of our upcoming DJ workshops. Taught by some of the area’s hottest DJs, Beat Reﬁnery teaches the skills you need to become a real DJ, combining traditional methods and modern technology in a casual, fun setting to develop super-star DJs! From beginners to seasoned pros, we have programs for all. All workshops are FREE to attend!
Tuesday, February 27, 7-8 PM @ B2R McLean, VA
Insights Into Becoming A Great DJ
Monday, January 29, 7-10 PM @ B2R Bethesda, MD
Entertainment Insurance and DJ Business, DJ Mixing Class Demo, and Mashup Workshop
Tuesday, February 20, 7-9 PM @ B2R Herndon, VA
How to Be a Wedding DJ
Monday, March 5, 7-8 PM @ B2R Lansdowne, VA
Insights Into Becoming A Great DJ
Alternative, Indie-Pop, Rock Band “Alaska & Aurora” Credits Start at Bach to Rock
Two hit singles “Polyanna” and “Undergrove” Enthrall National Music Reviewers and Listeners
Congratulations and continued success to “Alaska & Aurora”!
Bach to Rock Selected a Top 100 Franchise for 2019 by Franchise Gator
Franchise Gator has chosen Bach to Rock as a Top 100 franchise for 2019. This is the 6th annual Top 100 list that the online franchise directory has released. It was developed to assist prospective franchisees in their search for a franchise opportunity to invest in. The list focuses on identifying franchisors with strong growth potential at an investment level that is more in line with the average franchise buyer.
Bach to Rock's ranking was developed using a formula based on several criteria including financial stability, growth, sustainability, profitability, transparency and franchisee satisfaction. “Each opportunity on the Top 100 list has demonstrated strong growth potential coming into the new year,” said Eric Bell General Manager at Franchise Gator. “Not only are these opportunities among the very best in the industry, they also offer a solid investment for the everyday franchise buyer.”
Bach to Rock wishes to thank all of their customers, employees and franchisees for making B2R such a great place to work, learn and grow.
Click to view the complete list of the Top 100 Franchises of 2019.