Tampa’s New Bach to Rock Music School Delivers a Fresh Take on Music Lessons
Community-wide Grand Opening Party is November 10, 2018
Local Music and Radio Executive Headlines as the School’s Owner
Bach to Rock, America’s music school for students of all ages, proudly announces the opening of its newest school!
The community is invited to the free grand opening event on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 17463 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Lutz, Florida, 33548 in the Van Dyke Commons shopping plaza.
Attendees are invited to tour the school, which pays tribute to Florida bands and musicians, take a free music lesson, enter prize drawings and giveaways, and enjoy live performances. A wide assortment of music memorabilia will adorn the school’s hallways and walls, including references to Matchbox 20, NSync, Tom Petty and Lynyrd Skynyrd — who each debuted in Florida.
Tampa resident Rick Schmidt is the new franchise owner of the school. As a music and radio executive for over 20 years, he is tapping into his background to offer families a meaningful and valuable music education experience for their kids. “Having a hands-on franchise owner with Rick Schmidt’s experience adds a certain cachet. His roots in the radio and music industry are deep. He knows how to help musicians grow and evolve their talents,” said President of Bach to Rock, Brian Gross. Schmidt’s career includes programming Tampa’s 98Rock and some of the nation’s largest rock radio stations, signing recording artists to music labels and marketing large events and venues. As a radio program director, Schmidt helped launch the careers of Florida bands Sister Hazel, Creed and Shinedown.