Bethesda-based Bach to Rock is growing and moving its Herndon location to a larger facility in town after deciding to go national with its franchise agreements.
The school teaches students to play instruments, collaborate as a band and perform out in the community. Locally, Bach to Rock students have performed at events such as the .
There are currently six Bach to Rock schools in the Washington, D.C. area, with plans to open more locations in New York and Connecticut, .
It’s current Herndon location will move from 465 Herndon Parkway to 13009 Worldgate Drive later this year. The location will house a Bach to Rock school for Herndon-area students, as well as the first hands-on franchisee training facility. The location will provide new and existing franchise owners with cutting-edge training and support, reports PRNewswire.
"Offering this state-of-the-art training facility on the premises of one of our schools allows us tremendous flexibility to provide ongoing education to our business leaders in an extraordinarily creative setting," said Brian Gross, president of Bach to Rock.
"Not only will our leaders be able to immerse themselves in the B2R business model with hands-on training, goal-based activities and career path management, they'll observe real-world learning in a energetic, engaging atmosphere,” Gross said.
The 4,000-square-foot training facility will computer and software availability as well as traditional instrumental instruction. Franchisees will be trained in the Bach to Rock method, management and administration of a school, its proprietary web-based management system and advertising and marketing programs.
The Herndon location will also feature Beat Refinery—a school for DJs teaching every aspect including using traditional methods and the latest technology.
Bach to Rock was cofounded by Julliard-trained middle school teacher, who began combining individual instruction with jam sessions and group performances. To learn more about Bach to Rock and its franchises, visit MarketWatch.com.