Judy Shoulak and her son, Jake, are the multi-talented mother-son team leading Bach to Rock Plymouth, Minnesota. Together, they bring a high level of corporate and music industry expertise to the school. Judy has over 30 years of experience leading operations and building high-performing teams at companies such as Buffalo Wild Wings, Office Max and JC Penney. Jake brings the musical acumen to the partnership. After earning his degree in Audio Engineering from the Institute of Production and Recording in Minneapolis, he worked extensively providing live sound at events across the country with artists such as Nora Jones, John C. Reilly, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, and Dawes. He is also a talented finger-style and acoustic guitarist, who has recorded several albums and performed live in many areas of the United States and in England and Norway. With the Plymouth school thriving, the duo decided to expand to a second school in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, which is opening in Spring 2022.
Active in their community, Judy is the co-founder (along with her husband, Jim) of Shoulak Breastfest Music Festivals, a 501C3 charitable organization which has raised nearly $500,000 for breast cancer charitable causes. Jake is also the vice-president. The non-profit is passion project for Judy, as an 11-year breast cancer survivor. Judy also spent nearly ten years on the Board of Directors of The Boys and Girls Club of America in the Twin Cities, most recently as the Chair of the Board.