Bach to Rock (B2R), America’s music school for students of all ages, announced today that Brandon Showell, a musical instructor at one of its corporate-owned schools in McLean, Virginia, took the stage for the Season 13 premiere of NBC’s Emmy-Award winning musical competition series, The Voice. Showell performed during the blind auditions and chose to join Adam Levine’s team.
“It is with great pleasure that we extend our warmest congratulations and best wishes to Brandon during the first round of auditions,” said Brian Gross, president of Bach to Rock. “We are thrilled to have Brandon back as a Bach to Rock teacher at our McLean, Virginia school. He taught for almost 2 years in 2014 and 2015 before his musical aspirations took him out of the area. Brandon’s passion for the arts has inspired us all at Bach to Rock, and we are looking forward to seeing where his incredible talent will take him on The Voice.”
Brandon teaches voice and Glee Club at Bach to Rock in McLean. As a singer, songwriter, recording artist and actor, Showell has degrees in music and English from George Mason University. His work can be viewed at www.bshowell.com. Click to see his blind audition.
“I am excited and honored by the opportunity The Voice has given me to share the music I love with a bigger audience,” said Showell. “I’m thankful for the time I’ve spent at Bach to Rock with incredibly talented students, who motivate me day in and day out to turn my musical aspirations into a reality.”
Additionally, a Bach to Rock student has made it through blind auditions on the 4th season of The Voice Kids France. Lilou attends the Mamaroneck, NY school, a franchise-owned location, and is a middle-schooler in the area. Click to see Lilou’s blind audition.
“We are so happy for Lilou! We wish her the best as she pursues her dream! We’re honored to be a part of her journey,” said Anne Weycker, site director Bach to Rock Mamaroneck.
Bach to Rock offers a variety of programs for both children and adults, including individual lessons and DJ instruction, group classes such as Rock Band and Glee Club, early childhood programs for toddlers and preschoolers, and camps and birthday parties.
About Bach to Rock
Bach to Rock is a music education school for students of all ages from early childhood through high school and beyond. B2R knows learning music should be fun and students learn best when they play music they enjoy. Weekly ensemble instruction and band formations lead to public concerts, Battle of the Bands and recording sessions in B2R’s professional recording studios. B2R builds technique, fosters teamwork and enhances self-esteem through private lessons, band instruction, and public performances.
Bach to Rock opened its first corporate-owned location in 2007 in Bethesda, Maryland. Currently, 25 schools are located in the states of Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. Nineteen additional schools are scheduled to open in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Follow B2R on Facebook and on Twitter. For more information, visit www.bachtorock.com or call 1-877-227-8558.
For information on becoming a Bach to Rock franchisee, visit www.bachtorockfranchise.com or call 1-855-227-7570.