Bach to Rock Music School Announces Winners of Second Annual National Band Battle | New

The second annual Battle of the Bands featured 46 bands from B2R music schools across the United States, with winners in elementary, middle and high school divisions.

BETHESDA, MD., July, 1st2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — From Bach to RockAmerica’s music school for students of all ages, proudly announces the winners of its second annual Battle of the Bands competition, held virtually on June 25-26, 2022. Students from Bach Schools to Rock Schools across the country had the opportunity to showcase their talents and compete against other bands while vying for top honors at this popular event for the nationwide franchise of fifty- four music schools. Forty-six groups competed in three divisions: elementary school, middle school and high school. A national panel of judges selected one winner and two runners-up per category, and more than 6,000 online fans voted for their favorite fan in each category during the pre-recorded live stream event. All musical genres were represented, from country to pop-rock and hip-hop, including classic rock. The full list of winners is below, and the winning performances can be viewed on the YouTube channel from Bach to Rock. Click here for a list of all Bach to rock schools.

Elementary Schools Division

Winner: Sick Moose – Bach to Rock, Lutz, Florida

Finalist: The Unplanned Bland Band – Bach to Rock, Carmel, IN

Finalist: NO SLAC – Bach to Rock, Port Washington, New York

Fan Voting: Velolophous – From Bach to Rock, Denville, New Jersey

Intermediate school division

Winner: The Squee Gees – Bach to Rock, Bethesda, MD

Finalist: Vibe – From Bach to Rock, Port Washington, New York

Finalist: Raging Beast – From Bach to Rock, Bristol, Virginia

Fan Voting: Eternal Moon – From Bach to Rock, LansdowneGO

Secondary Schools Division

Winner: Clefs d’Apollon – Bach to Rock, Herndon, Virginia

Finalist: Last Wednesday – Bach to Rock, Bethesda, MD

Finalist: Real Purgatory – Bach to Rock, Lutz, Florida

Fan Voting: Current Purgatory – Bach to Rock, Lutz, Florida

“The National Battle of the Bands is a highly anticipated event for all of our schools. The students work very hard throughout the year to prepare. They plan, rehearse and rehearse again and perfect their performances. We are so proud of all the bands who participated and congratulate all the winners,” said Brian Gross, President of Bach to Rock. Encouraging students to participate in groups is a key principle of B2R method. Individual music instruction is combined with group instruction that leads to regular public performances, local Battle of the Bands competitions, and recording sessions at B2R’s professional sound studios.

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About Bach to Rock: Changing the Way Students Learn Music

Bach to Rock is a music education school for students of all ages, from early childhood through high school and beyond. B2R knows that learning music should be fun and that students learn best when they play music they enjoy. B2R is the music school kids would have made for themselves, with weekly ensemble instruction and band build-ups leading to public gigs, Battle of the Bands and studio recording sessions. professional B2R registrations. B2R develops technique, promotes teamwork and improves self-esteem through private lessons, group instruction and public performances. From Bach to Rock’s Beat Refinery DJ School is Serato certified, making it one of the few schools in United States and around the world to deliver the elite training developed by Serato. Serato, founded in 1999, is the leading provider of audio software for the DJ industry. The Serato Certification ensures that selected Bach to Rock DJ instructors have been trained and authorized to teach using Serato software and equipment.

Bach to Rock has educated over 170,000 budding musicians since its launch in 2007 and is fast becoming a $25 million Mark. The brand comprises fifty-four (54) music schools, of which forty-three (43) are owned by franchisees. Twenty-six (26) of these schools are in the top ten markets, ranked by population. Follow B2R on Facebook and on Twitter. For more information, visit or call 1-877-227-8558.


Media Contact

Angela SakelBach to Rock, American School of Music, 703-786-3395, [email protected]


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