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Staff & Music Teachers

Michelle

Michelle is the Lead Front Desk Associate at Bach to Rock Memorial. This native Houstonian has been playing cello for several years and her favorite bands include Blue October and The Cranberries. When she’s not working the front desk at B2R, she enjoys interior decorating and exploring the city for new eateries.

Katy

Katy is the Front Desk Associate at Bach to Rock. She was born and raised in Houston and played the violin for 10 years, sang in choir for 6 years, and continued private voice lessons throughout high school. She was part of an acapella group at Western Washington University. She hopes to become an EMT in the future! In her free time, she enjoys playing video games, watching movies, and taking her dog on adventures!

Allison

Allison teaches cello, violin, and piano at Bach to Rock. She graduated from Trinity University with a bachelors in Neuroscience and a minor in music. Throughout her time at Trinity, she performed with the Trinity Symphony Orchestra as a cellist. She enjoys all genres of music, but her favorites are indie rock and classical. In her free time, she enjoys running and creating music with her friends.

Danielle

Danielle teaches early childhood classes, guitar, ukulele, and voice. She has been involved in music and musical theatre for 13+ years. She is also currently working on her degree at the University of Houston. Danielle likes to listen and play different music genres but especially takes interest in alternative rock, indie rock, and funk. In her spare time she likes to cook, run, and spend time with friends and family. When she’s not doing any of that, she’s singing along to Disney songs!

Deanna

Deanna teaches voice, early childhood classes, guitar and piano at Bach to Rock. She has been involved in music her entire life. She has 16+ years of experience in bands, symphonies, church choirs, and show choirs. When she is not working, she enjoys reading new books at home and bringing her guitar to the beach.

Hunter

Hunter is a guitar and bass instructor at B2R, as well as a band coach! He attended Berklee College of Music, where he gained an understanding of the language of music as well as an appreciation for different musical styles. He performs a variety of these styles both in Houston and nationwide with his band. Some of his musical influences are Foo Fighters and Hiatus Kaiyote and he enjoys helping his students find their musical voice!

Isaiah

Isaiah, “Mr. Zay”, teaches piano, voice, drums and early childhood at Bach to Rock. He is a Baltimore native, now living in Houston, TX. He began his music journey at the young age of 2, picking up his first pair of drumsticks. When he isn’t teaching, Isaiah is either in the recording studio writing and producing records for artists all over the country, or playing different gigs. Isaiah has played and sang with notable artists such as 3 time Grammy award winning gospel artist Donnie McClurkin, and Miranda Curtis, and is currently writing on R&B artist, Lyfe Jennings’s new album. With over 22 years of music experience and 4 years teaching, Isaiah is proficient in percussion, piano, vocals, and recording arts. Whether it be a 4 year old with an undeniable fire for music, or a 65 year old who is interested in finding a new hobby, Isaiah believes the reward is in achieving it together.

Jessica

Jessica is a voice and piano teacher at B2R Memorial. She has 15+ years of vocal music experience and 6+ years of piano experience. Both her Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Education were granted from Louisiana State University. There, she performed with the LSU A Cappella Choir, among other professional Choirs, and toured around the US and England. She has also worked with world renowned musicians such as Craig Hella Johnson, J.A.C. Redford, David Hill, Hila Pitman, and many others. Jessica’s greatest passion is teaching music and hopes to become a Choral Director soon.

Tina

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.

Travis

Travis is a multi instrumentalist at Bach to Rock. He teaches guitar, drums, bass, piano, ukulele, and voice. He has been involved in music his entire life and currently plays in several bands in the Houston area. After graduating Mediatech and becoming Pro Tools certified, Travis decided to devote his career to music. He has over 5 years of music instruction experience and can teach various ages, skill levels and styles.

Victor

Victor teaches drums, piano, guitar and voice at Bach to Rock. He received a Bachelor of Music from the University of North Texas with a focus on Jazz, Afro Cuban and Big Band Drumming. He has attended master classes with the likes of the legendary Jimmy Cobb (drummer for Miles Davis) and Grammy Award winning drummer Joe McCarthy. Victor is currently the Choir Director at North Houston Early College High School in Houston, TX.

Why B2R?

  • 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.

B2R Curriculum

  • 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.