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Tim R.

Powell, TN

About Tim

With classical and jazz guitar studies, with years of collaborative composition in progressive rock and fusion, and with years of solo guitar composing, I have attained a high level of technique, gained a deep understanding of music theory and songwriting, and authored a comprehensive book, "Understand, See, Hear - Become One with the Guitar." My musical journey as a composer and recording artist has always been an expression of my individuality. With many years teaching private lessons, I offer myself as a mentor, to help anyone achieve their voice, their passion, on the guitar.

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Music is a subjective experience. As a listener, what you love reflects yourself; similarly, what you play reflects yourself. As your mentor, my goal is to nurture your development as a guitar player, as well as, nurture your self-expression through the instrument. With perseverance, your goals as a musician can be attained with each lesson a step in understanding and in motor skills to this end. Always though, the objective is that the musical journey is fun and fulfilling.

*** Studio Equipment ***
separate music room seating for parents

*** Specialties ***
Approaching the guitar holistically, I show how the guitar is organized using templates from my book. Musical concepts such as chords and scales are applied within the guitar's holistic framework and are related to the student's preferred artists/songs. If it compliments the student's learning style, musical notation is used. Styles I specialize in are rock 'n' roll, jazz, and classical.
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Hiro M. June 26, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Tim is always enthusiastic at teaching while obtaining great skills and knowledge of music. He's been always helping and encouraging me. Unfortunately I needed to leave as I'm moving out of town. I would recommend him as your sensei if you are interested in expressing yourself with musical words.
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Aidan H. May 14, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Excellent subject knowledge with obvious desire to teach.
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Kenneth G. March 24, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Tim has many years experience and it is clear that he enjoys teaching guitar and sharing this with his student. He is very encouraging. He is currently working with me on emproving some of my techniques and feels that I am making great progress and that it will make a great difference in my gaining a greater mastery of playing the guitar.
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Tim R.

Powell, TN 37849
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Will F.

Knoxville, TN

About Will

I teach guitar, drums and vocals to an array of students ranging from 10 to 60. Not only do I teach but I also write songs for certain students who have a desire to perform their own music as well as learning and honing their craft on their instrument. I am currently helping a vocal student of mine write some songs after scales and warm-ups and am working with one of my top guitar students tomorrow on different scale techniques. I just placed a drum student in the finals in Alternative Press Magazine's Hit Like A Girl competition. She was the top vote getter with 1,026 votes and is in the top
10 under 18 drummers in the world. I am also working with more and more students on songwriting and showing them different chords and ways to go about writing a song. I would love to get started with you as soon as possible and we will get you where you want to be musically. I find that if a student has a particular song or a rhythm pattern they want to learn they learn more quickly. They're learning and having fun at the same time. We will find what you want to learn and we will get it down! Furthermore, it's your choice if you would rather come to my place as a lot of my students do or have me come to your place as a lot of them do. I look forward to speaking with you! Cheers!

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I will get you started depending on your skill level. I usually, of course, see where we're at there and then decide what needs to be taught. With each respective student I usually make them a CDR the lessons for you so you can take them home and improve on what we've worked on.

*** Studio Equipment ***
recording equipment; guitars (acoustic & electric); bass guitar (electric); upright bass; maracas; egg shaker; cowbell; tambourine; PSR 170 64-key digital keyboard for the voice lessons.Yamaha DT Explorer for drum lessons

*** Travel Equipment ***
recording equipment; guitars (acoustic & electric); bass guitar (electric); upright bass; maracas; egg shaker; cowbell; tambourine; digital keyboard for the voice lessons

*** Specialties ***
Pop, Rock, Jazz.
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Jackson B. May 16, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Jackson loved Will.. He walked out and is super excited!
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David B. March 4, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
In ten minutes will was able to explain to me a concept to me that I hadn't grasped after 4 other instructors.

He's the man and I recommend him.
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Seth February 29, 2016
Drum · In studio
Verified Student
Relaxed, patient. Right to the point. Definitely beats rockband or guitar hero.
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Will F.

Knoxville, TN 37919
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Alexis S.

Knoxville, TN

About Alexis

I believe in teaching all aspects of musicianship when learning an instrument such as music theory, ear training, and singing, just to name a few. I have been private teaching for more than 5 years and I specialize in trombone, music theory/ear training, and piano lessons and have taught a variety of levels. I provide a very inviting environment for students to learn and grow.

* In case of allergies, I will mention that I have 2 cats in my home. Let me know if this is a problem so we can work out a different location.
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Odin September 22, 2016
Trombone · Online
Verified Student
Alexis is awesome. My son was really nervous, but she was extremely patient and made him feel great about playing. Wonderful teacher!!
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Angela September 6, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
I absolutely loved my first lesson. Alexis is quite patient, easy to talk to and quickly identifies any struggles with very good mannerisms. Looking forward to my next lesson!
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Reid August 30, 2016
Piano · In studio
As a new student and an adult with no formal music training Alexis has been very patient and helpful in teaching me piano. I would recommend her to anyone looking to learn how to play!
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Alexis S.

Knoxville, TN 37921
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starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Noelle H.

Knoxville, TN

About Noelle

Soprano Noelle Harb is a vivacious, fiery performer, and passionate voice teacher in the Knoxville area. Praised for her dynamic stage presence and warm vocal quality, Noelle graduated form University of Tennessee's Opera Theatre Program with a Masters in Vocal Performance and a concentration in Vocal Pedagogy. She earned her undergraduate degree in both Music and English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel-Hill, where she received the Tony McDowell vocal scholarship. She has also been a Young Artist with chamber opera company, Marble City Opera, and a chorister in Knoxville Opera.

Role Credits include:
Denise in Griffin Candey's Sweets by Kate
Donna Anna in Mozart’s Don Giovanni
Pernille in Dan Shore’s The Beautiful Bridegroom
Papagena in Mozart’s The Magic Flute
Foreign Woman in Menotti’s The Consul
Pamina in Mozart's Die Zauberflote
Zerlina in Mozart's Don Giovanni
Amor and Aurora in Cavalli's L'Egisto
Belle in Menken's Beauty and the Beast
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Darrell M. September 19, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Professional, talented, knowledgeable, humble and hard working. Noelle is a wonder teacher, oh, did I mention patient and understanding
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Hannah August 23, 2016
Singing · In studio
Noelle is one of the best vocal teachers I have had. I have been singing since I was young and have had three separate vocal teachers. Noelle surpassed these other older, more experienced vocal teachers. She uses techniques and exercises that are simple to remember and use when you are practicing on your own and performing. Along with being a great teacher, she has a wonderful personality. She is very inviting and truly interested in your daily life. Her main goal is to get you to the peak of your singing ability.
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Amy S. August 18, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Upbeat personality really open and pushes you through to a good place i definitely am enjoying as right now!
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Noelle H.

Noelle H.

Knoxville, TN 37920
(8)
starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Mike W.

Knoxville, TN

About Mike

Hi, there! My name is Michael Wellnitz, and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2000 and have loved helping my students learn better techniques, how to read music, and have more confidence performing. I went to the University of Minnesota, Duluth for two years studying degrees in Vocal Music Education, Vocal Music Performance, and Vocal Music Theater. I'm a outgoing and passionate person and my teaching style is fun, accurate, and a pace that is best for you. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!
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Mark September 23, 2016
Singing · In home
Mike does a great job as a vocal teacher/coach. The techniques that he teaches are very valuable if you are wanting vocal instruction. I would highly recommend Mike to anybody just learning to sing to anyone wanting to fine tune what they have already started.
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Mike W.

Knoxville, TN 37912
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