Katy Perry

Bach to Rock opens first Southern California location in Encinitas

Bach to Rock opens first Southern California location in Encinitas

North County children can now take steps to become the next rock star or classical composer at Bach to Rock in Encinitas.

Children can learn how to play a variety of instruments in nine artist-themed learning rooms — like Beethoven, Nirvana, The Beatles and Katy Perry — at the franchise's 23rd location and first in Southern California, which opened June 6.

After each level, students also have the opportunity to record songs they learned and perform in a space with other children.

Director and owner Rick Walker, a musician from Carlsbad, wanted to bring Bach to Rock to Encinitas to be around music.

"I found this great franchise and it seemed like a way to...

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