Staff & Music Teachers

Andrew

Andrew is the Assistant Director at Bach to Rock. A proud and native Houstonian, he grew up in the Katy area. He enjoys all genres of music and has a background in music school management. His favorite instrument to play is the acoustic guitar and he is working on mastering his favorite tunes. Andrews hobbies include attending concerts, playing basketball and traveling to new places. In addition to helping run operations at B2R, he is pursuing a business administration degree.

Michelle

Michelle is the Assistant Director at Bach to Rock Memorial. She is a native Houstonian and has been playing cello for several years. 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 Houston’s culinary delights. Michelle is currently studying Allied Health at Lone Star college and plans to pursue a career in pediatrics.

Caroline

Caroline teaches piano and early childhood classes at Bach to Rock. She began playing at the age of 3 and studying with professional pianists all the way through college. Caroline is classically trained, and studied classical piano as well as Jazz in college and beyond. After over 30 years of playing, and over 15 years of teaching experience she maintains a philosophy that all students who are willing to learn are welcome.

Chrissy

Chrissy teaches cello, violin, viola and early childhood classes at Bach to Rock! She graduated from Youngstown State University in Ohio with a Bachelor's in Music Performance. She has performed with the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, including concerts with Barry Manilow, Earth Wind & Fire, and Jodi Benson. Chrissy has been teaching lessons for more than 15 years, taught elementary & middle school general music, and is now a high school orchestra director. In her free time, she enjoys baking and listening to musicals.

Daniel

Daniel is a guitar teacher and band coach at Bach to Rock. He studied music at the University of Houston and is ProTools certified. During the day he works as an ESL teacher at Sharsptown High School. When not teaching, he enjoys tooling around town with his dog, Pokey, and perusing the aisles at Costco.

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.

Diego

Diego teaches early childhood and guitar at Bach to Rock. He has been playing guitar for over 7 years and studied guitar and music theory at CanZion Institute of Music. He is actively involved with his local church and often plays during events. Diego has also been teaching for the past 7 years with Child Evangelism Fellowship, a kids organization. He enjoys all music genres but especially likes Latin American music.

Jay

Jay is a singer/songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist. He teaches voice, drums, piano, guitar, ukulele, bass, & music production. He studied Music Media Production at Ball State University in Muncie, IN and just recently moved to Houston. Songwriting & performing have taken him from Indiana to Germany at Baden-Württemburg's Popakademie. Besides singing classically, creating music, and traveling, Jeremy does yoga, leads worship services, and eats lots of fruits and veggies.

Jessica

Jessica teaches piano at Bach to Rock. Classically trained as a pianist and singer, she holds a B.A. in piano performance and recently graduated from Rice University with a M.M. in musicology. Besides teaching piano, she is currently an adjunct college instructor and also teaches English through some non-profit organizations. Jessica especially enjoys playing art songs, folk music, and acoustic covers. Some of her favourite artists are Florence and the Machine, Moon Taxi, and Tom Odell.

Keith

Keith is a guitar/ bass teacher and rock band coach at Bach to Rock. He has been playing guitar for 18 years. This will be his twelfth year playing for his local church and working with the youth ministry. He has recorded in studios and played numerous live shows and events. He had a brief stint in radio but is happy to be pursuing his passion of teaching music.

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.