Bach to Rock (B2R), America’s music school for students of all ages will host grand opening festivities on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 624 Long Point Rd., Unit D, Mount Pleasant, S.C. Attendees are welcome to tour the school, enjoy a free music lesson, learn about individual lessons and group classes, try out free toddler “Mommy and Me” classes, enter prize drawings and giveaways, check out the recording studio, and meet the teachers. This location marks Bach to Rock’s first school in South Carolina and its 24th in the country.
“We have been eager to open a Bach to Rock school in South Carolina. The family-oriented nature of Mount Pleasant and its growing population make it ideal. Folks in Mount Pleasant and the communities of Charleston, North Charleston, Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island will truly benefit from our innovative and exciting approach to music education,” said president of Bach to Rock, Brian Gross.
Bach to Rock was founded on the premise that learning how to play music should be fun. And it’s proven that students learn best when they play music they love. “At Bach to Rock, students launch into learning popular favorites while our teachers expertly nurture their potential and share the fundamentals of music as they progress,” Gross said.
New Bach to Rock franchisees Brad and Cindy Dunnells are the proud proprietors of the school. “Owning a Bach to Rock school is a dream come true for us,” Dunnells said. “I’ve been involved in music, theatre and development for over 20 years, and my wife Cindy brings her financial and business acumen to our team,” he continued. Brad’s experience as a non-profit fundraising executive renders him well-suited to entrepreneurship. He has worked with many organizations, building awareness and community interest. Cindy is a CPA, and excels at financial management, tax planning and compliance, succession planning and general business consulting.
Bach to Rock Mount Pleasant will offer a variety of programs for students of all ages including: individual lessons; group classes such as Rock Band; the Rock City program for preschoolers and toddlers; Kids-n-Keys for children in grades K-2 interested in piano; along with summer camps and birthday parties. Studies have shown that learning to play music in a group helps students learn teamwork,…