Staff & Music Teachers

Mary Moon

Mary Moon - Director

Mary Moon is a 1996 graduate of the Art Institute of Dallas, receiving her degree in Music and Video Production & Business. Mary has worked in many facets of the music industry including sales, marketing, and promotions. Previous experiences include Dallas based Independent National Distribution, Inc., a national distributor for 300+ independent music labels; and promotions for the major record label Elektra Entertainment group, part of Warner Music Group (now Time Warner), where she worked on promotions for artists such as Busta Rhymes, 10,000 Maniacs, The Cure, and The Pixies.

A lifelong musician, Mary has played many instruments over the years, including piano, guitar, bass, drums, and been a member of multiple local performing groups. She is excited to pass on her love of music to the students at Bach to Rock! Mary lives in Highland Village with her two daughters, Phoebe and Riley.

Caleb E.

Caleb E. - Instructor

Caleb E. grew up and resides in Double Oak, Texas and is a graduate of Marcus High School. He began playing percussion, bass, and piano at the age of 9 and has been performing professionally since the age of 16. While at Marcus, he made the Regional Orchestra in 2013 and 2014 and has received recognition for UIL solo performance. He currently attends North Central Texas College, majoring in Secondary Music Education and teaches double bass for Lewisville ISD.  He is also an active member the Flower Mound Symphony Orchestra under Conductor Esteban Rojas.

As an experienced electric bassist and performer, he has toured nationally and recorded with Above It All, a Dallas-based alternative rock band as well as supporting a variety of pop artists from the DFW area.

Jacob S.

Jacob S. - Instructor

Jacob S. is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music with an extensive background in rock and pop performance. Front man for several bands, he's had the opportunity to play on some of the biggest stages in the nation including House of Blues Dallas, TX State Fair, Allen USA, and Grapefest. He also boasts an appearance on the hit TV show America's Got Talent at the Las Vegas Palms Casino. He has recorded over 30 songs in world class studios, at times assisting as a producer and engineer, and composes/co-writes with other musicians on a regular basis. Jacob plays guitar, piano, and sings.

Nicole J.

Nicole J. - Instructor

Nicole J. is a graduate of the University of North Texas. She holds a Broadcast Journalism degree from their Mayborn School of Journalism. However, her true love is, and always will be, music. While at UNT, she performed with the concert choir. As a member of the Denton Bible Church, she has been a part of the choir and led worship since middle school. She currently writes her own music in her free time, and collaborates with local musicians in different mediums, performing at local venues and sporting events.

She is married to her best friend, Frazier Johnson, as of December 30, 2016! She loves working with kids because they remind her of the important things in life…imagination, curiosity, contentment, and joy!

Taylor M.

Taylor M. - Instructor

Taylor M. has a Bachelor degree in Music Composition from West Texas A&M University and a Master Degree in Music Theory from the University of North Texas.  Taylor has taught thousands of individual private lessons for guitar, bass, drums, music theory, music composition, and arranging. In addition, Taylor has taught folk guitar at West Texas A&M University and Aural Skills I-III at the University of North Texas.

Currently, Taylor is a recording artist for Rocky Mountain Pro Wrestling, MMA-Unchecked featured on Velocity Radio, Herb FM Radio, Mountain Outlaw Radio, and various FM stations in Denver, CO. As a recording artist for Mountain Outlaw Productions, Taylor has written and performed dozens of commercials and advertisements for various businesses. He is also the principal recording / performing artist for RJ Audio Research.

Thomas M.

Thomas M. - Instructor

Tom started playing guitar over 50 years ago, at the age of 5.  He learned to play by listening to Chet Atkins albums.  Although he mostly uses a fingerpicking style made famous by Chet Atkins when he is by himself, he also plays other styles as well.  He enjoys any music that challenges him as a musician.

Tom has performed as a soloist in restaurants, weddings and other events.  He has also performed in rock bands and has accompanied many singers over the years.  He enjoys teaching guitar and has been giving lessons on and off over the last 10 years and has had students ranging in age from 5 to 60.

Todd G.

Todd G. - Instructor

Composer & performer, Todd G., over consecutive summers explored musical performance at The Juilliard School of Music.  It was here that Todd decided to continue his compositional career at the Idyllwild Arts Academy in California. Soon after, he attended Berklee College of Music in Boston to graduate with a degree in Film Scoring, Orchestral and World Percussion performance, and Electronic Production. After composing music for the fashion industry in New York City, Todd then moved to Taichung, Taiwan where he worked hand in hand with top composer / producer Xuan Liu on Audio Post projects for south east Asia.  A year later, Todd returned to his home town of Dallas Texas and teamed up with Bach to Rock where he now teaches Drums, Piano, Early Childhood programs and runs the Recording Studio programs.

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.