Andy teaches guitar, drums, violin, and beginner piano at Bach to Rock. He began his musical career influenced by his dad on the guitar. In the sixth grade, he started playing the violin in the school orchestra. By age fifteen, he was also playing drums and recording his songs to his four-track recorder. He’s toured and engineered many albums with several critically acclaimed artists. Some of his musical influences are The Roots, Tom Waits, Bill Frisell, Jon Brion, and Elliott Smith.
Staff & Music Teachers
Chase is an enthusiastic multi-instrumentalist and band coach at Bach to Rock. He teaches piano, guitar, drums, and early childhood classes. Chase started playing guitar at age thirteen and took up piano and drums three years later. He regularly plays around Houston with his band, Carthy, composed of his brothers and him. Some of his musical influences are 21 Pilots, Adele, Lorde, The Beatles, and Taylor Swift. In his spare time he enjoys tasting some of Houston’s many culinary confections.
John teaches piano, drumset, hand drums (congas, bongos, djembe, etc.) accessory percussion (tambourine, shakers, etc.), and keyboard percussion (marimba, vibraphone, bells, etc.) John received his bachelor’s degree in music theory and composition from Sam Houston State University. He is a part of the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia social fraternity and society of composers, incorporated. In his spare time he enjoys learning about nutrition and studying classical literature.
Keith is a guitar and bass teacher and a band coach at Bach to Rock. He has been playing guitar for 15+ years. This will be his tenth year playing for his local church and working with the youth ministry. He has recorded in studios and played numerous live shows. He enjoys listening to all kinds of music, especially rock and blues. Keith had a brief stint in radio but is happy to be pursuing his passion of teaching music.
Kiya is our 3 year old golden-doodle shop dog. She welcomes everyone who comes through the door. Her favorite activity is playing with anyone. She loves kids, belly rubs and playing with her toys.
Meghan brings 13+ years of experience in teaching and performing piano. In high school, she began studies at Rice University Shepherd School of Music and went on to study at Moores School of Music and The Honors College at the University of Houston. Her musical endeavors have included compositions for Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company, Moores School of Music Concert Women’s Chorus, and the Houston Ballet Academy. In her off time, Meghan enjoys spending time and collaborating with her husband, a visual artist and sound engineer.
Quinesha teaches voice, early childhood and beginner piano. In addition to being a teacher at Bach to Rock she also teaches the 1st grade for Teach for America in HISD. In her spare time you can catch her with her sweet "Labrabull" Pierre, watching action-thrillers on Netflix, or singing karaoke. She is currently working toward a Master's degree in Educational Leadership, with hopes to advance in the education field.
Ruben teaches piano, guitar, voice, and early childhood. Ruben was classically trained on the piano starting at age 6. During his piano studies he taught himself guitar and began to show an interest in voice. Ruben is now studying music composition and voice with hopes of composing music for TV and film. In his spare time Ruben enjoys training his dogs, being outdoors and writing poetry.
Tina teaches piano, early childhood, ukulele, guitar and flute. She has been involved in music her entire life. Tina has years of experience teaching kids and adults of all ages. She has a recording arts certificate from Mediatech Institute and is protools certified.
- Individual instruction with proprietary curriculum
- Students are motivated by playing with others in a band
- A band builds teamwork, develops social skills, fosters self-esteem and leads to lasting friendships.
- Everyone learns faster playing music they like
- Students are motivated to learn when they see early results
- Introducing very young children to music supports cognitive development and motor skills.
- A well-balanced music education consists of Music Theory, Technique and Repertoire.
- Students learn faster playing music they like.
- Simplified versions of modern songs allow students to see results more quickly.
- Audio recordings of each simplified arrangement are available to students. This allows them to hear how their part should sound.
- Lessons are catered to the needs of each student's learning style.