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Staff & Music Teachers

Molly

Molly is Assistant Director at B2R Mamaroneck. She grew up in Westchester NY and has been a musician for 10 years. She started out with guitar, then taught herself bass, and eventually started singing. She recently graduated with honors from Manhattanville College, earning a Bachelors’s Degree in Music Business while minoring in Marketing. Throughout high school and college, she’s played with numerous different bands of different genres. She has an intense love for music and especially for live concerts which she has attended hundreds of. Her belief that every child should learn to play an instrument makes her passionate and eager to help young artists discover their talents and love of music!

Clemens G.

Clemens G. teaches Drums, Percussion, Piano and Rock Band at B2R. Born and raised in Berlin, Germany, he was heavily influenced by his father, a well-known part of the local Rock and Live music scene, which brought Clemens to pursue his career as a drummer professionally at a young age. After two years of studying at the Hochschule für Musik Carl-Maria-Von-Weber in Dresden, Germany, and several musical journeys through many places in Europe he received a scholarship to attend the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, where he intensified his studies with legends such as Kenwood Dennard, Billy Kilson, Terri Lyne Carrington and Ralph Peterson. Throughout his entire life as a musician, Clemens realized that learning Piano, Composition, Arranging and multiple Percussion instruments from Africa and the Orient as well as Latin- and South America would lead him to a deeper understanding of the roots and heritage of modern popular music and a more definitive musicianship. He performed and recorded with many musicians from all over the world and his art is recognized in various different styles of music such as Jazz, Rock, Pop, RnB, Soul, Funk, Afro-Cuban, Latinjazz, Brazil, Middle-Eastern and World Music. After having received the Armand Zildjian Percussion Award at Berklee College of Music, where he graduated with a Bachelor's degree in music Performance, Clemens moved to New York City to pursue his career as a musician and educator and is stoked to be part of the amazing team at B2R.

Doug P.

Doug P. is a Guitar, Piano, and Rock Band teacher at Bach to Rock Mamaroneck. From New Jersey, he has been an avid listener and consumer of every style of music he can get his hands on. His love of music began when he picked up the guitar in middle school and has since spread to other instruments. He has both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Music Education from Manhattanville College. There, he decided to specialize in Jazz Guitar and Classical Piano. Doug hopes to share his passion for teaching music with the students at Bach to Rock so that they may learn to play and engage with their favorite kinds of music!

Éabha F.

Éabha F. is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer from the Bronx. Her musical interests are wide, not only stylistically, but professionally as well. She has been in touring bands, musical pit orchestras, done studio sessions, composed film scores, booked shows, ran her college radio station, and, of course, she teaches!! Her musical journey began at 10 years old when her parents gave her her first guitar. Her father got her started learning songs and chords and she took it from there, teaching herself all the way through middle and high school. While in high school, she was part of a music production program that sparked her interest in engineering and producing and also introduced her to her second life-long love, the piano. At Manhattanville College, Éabha started formally studying Jazz/Popular Guitar and Classical Piano while pursuing her Bachelor’s of Music in Music Education. She graduated in 2017 with that degree and again in 2019 with a Master’s of Arts in Teaching. She has been with Bach to Rock since 2016 teaching rock band, guitar, piano, drums, bass, and violin lessons. Éabha’s first EP, Command Z, a collection of short lo-fi instrumentals, was released in 2020 and is available on all streaming platforms. She is currently working on her second EP which is set to be released at the end of the summer.

Holly

Holly is a Voice, Guitar, Piano and Rock Band teacher at B2R from Queens, NY. She started taking singing lessons at six years old and has been playing music ever since. She is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in music at Lehman College, and is working on releasing her own music this year. She is incredibly passionate about making music with other people, and knows it opened the door to some of the most meaningful connections she's had in life thus far. Holly is incredibly excited to join the B2R team and share her skills in a way that excites and inspires!

Kylie M.

Kylie M. is a Voice and Piano coach at B2R Mamaroneck from Boca Raton, FL. She started singing and writing her own music at an early age, recording her first demo at only 9 years old. In high school she was heavily involved in the school’s choir and theater department. She then went on to attend Columbia College in Chicago where she majored in music composition and minored in Musical Theater. Since then she has been recording and performing music all around the U.S. Her first single, “Yellow Shirt” hit the air waves in 2013 and charted on Billboard’s Top 100. Kylie has continued to record and put out music since then and is now excited to share her love and knowledge of music with her students!

Lauren T.

Lauren T. is a guitar, bass and piano teacher from New Paltz, NY. A self taught musician from the age of 12, Lauren is a well-rounded musician, performer, producer, and engineer. She earned a bachelor degree in Studio Production from the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College in 2021, and is now building a career as a teacher, as well as an engineer at Jam Jar Studio. She is looking forward to being apart of the Bach to Rock team!

Loren W.

Loren W. teaches drums, piano, and band at B2R. He began playing music at the age of 5 when he enrolled in piano lessons, and then took a break from Piano at the age of 11 to pursue playing the drums. In his high school years he released the mixtape “The College Application” and founded the hip hop/rock/soul fusion group Bass Face. After playing around with these projects in the Seattle area, Wallace moved to New York, attained a Bachelors in Music Performance from New York University, and founded bands Octopus and the Squids. Wallace cites his music teachers as some of his most important mentors not only in music but in life, and is excited to join the Back to Rock team!

Nolan F.

Nolan F. is a Guitar, Piano, and Brass teacher at B2R music school. Nolan has always had an interest in music, largely because he would always hear his father practicing the trombone in the house. At age 9 Nolan decided he also wanted to play the trombone, and his dad helped mold him into a young musician. Nolan has since picked up the Guitar, Bass, Clarinet, Tuba, and Piano and is always trying to push himself to learn new musical skills and styles. Nolan graduated from Manhattanville college in May of 2017 with a Bachelor's degree in Music Education and will be graduating with his Master's degree in January of 2019. He is very excited to be able to put his degree to use and work with the amazing team at Bach to Rock!

Vanessa

Vanessa is a singer/songwriter and violinist. Vanessa is a violin, piano and early childhood teacher at B2R Mamaroneck. Vanessa picked up the violin at the age of 10 and grew up singing and playing in church choirs as well as orchestra all throughout middle and high school. Vanessa has served as a community music instructor and has taught both individually as well as in group settings. Vanessa’s passion for music led her to pursue a music degree from both The New School and at Nyack College. Vanessa pursued a certificate in creative arts therapy (music concentration) which led her to do volunteer work in various hospitals throughout New York, facilitating educational and therapeutic musical activities for both children and parents. Vanessa believes all children have an innate capability to play music which begins at the heartbeat right from birth. Vanessa has experience teaching children of all ages. She is extremely excited to join B2R and delighted to be sharing her love of music with her students!

Why B2R?

  • Individual instruction with proprietary curriculum
  • Students are motivated by playing with others in a band
  • A band builds teamwork, develops social skills, fosters self-esteem and leads to lasting friendships.
  • Everyone learns faster playing music they like
  • Students are motivated to learn when they see early results
  • Introducing very young children to music supports cognitive development and motor skills.

B2R Curriculum

  • A well-balanced music education consists of Music Theory, Technique and Repertoire.
  • Students learn faster playing music they like.
  • Simplified versions of modern songs allow students to see results more quickly.
  • Audio recordings of each simplified arrangement are available to students. This allows them to hear how their part should sound.
  • Lessons are catered to the needs of each student's learning style.