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About Tim R.

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Powell, TN
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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.

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separate music room seating for parents

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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
Verified Student · Guitar · In studio
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
Verified Student · Guitar · In studio
Excellent subject knowledge with obvious desire to teach.
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Kenneth G. March 24, 2016
Verified Student · Guitar · In studio
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.

Tim R.

Powell, TN 37849
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About Will F.

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Knoxville, TN
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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.

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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

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

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Pop, Rock, Jazz.
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Reese February 19, 2017
Verified Student · Drum · In studio
Will is a great instructor. Highly recommend.
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Sandra S. February 13, 2017
Verified Student · Guitar · In home
good first lesson!
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Zane January 24, 2017
Verified Student · Drum · In home
Will was amazing. My son had so much fun and can't wait for next week.
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Will F.

Will F.

Knoxville, TN 37919
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$25 / 30-min

About Keith M.

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Knoxville, TN
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Hi my name is Keith M. I am 28 and I love music. I've been playing music since I was 6. I've had the privilege to work in the music business for the last 9 years. Playing professionally for all but 2 of those years when I took a job as a sound technician. Ive had the privilege to play all over the United States including the Grand Ole Opry and also Canada, France and Switzerland. My music of choice is Bluegrass. Although I am a student of all types of genres such as blues, rock, country and more. I have a passion for both playing and teaching music and hope to share that with my students!
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Matt February 28, 2016
· Banjo · Online
5 stars for Keith! He is a fantastic instructor with a stellar background. He plays banjo at the highest level in the business for one of the most renowned bluegrass bands in the country. I've learned a ton from him in our few lessons together and appreciate the recaps of lessons in video format. Thanks Keith!
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William O. September 3, 2015
Verified Student · Banjo · Online
First lesson was great and Keith is a wonderful and patient teacher. Can't wait for my next lesson!
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John N. January 23, 2015
· Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Best teacher I ever had!! He done whatever it took to help me learn. Has a great compassion to teach others what he does best!
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Keith M.

Keith M.

Knoxville, TN 37921
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About Alexis S.

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Knoxville, TN

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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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Qing S. February 2, 2017
Verified Student · Trombone · Online
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Jeff February 1, 2017
· Trombone · Online
I played trombone in high school for four years. Alexis showed me things about the trombone that never knew. She is very professional and I highly recommend her.
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Teresa January 21, 2017
· Piano · In studio
Alexis is a fantastic teacher! My daughter is learning so much and Alexis is great with not only teaching piano, but also understanding how to deal with a teenager and the doubts they have in their ability to succeed with new things! Alexis is a well-rounded teacher!
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Alexis S.

Knoxville, TN 37921
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About Noelle H.

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Knoxville, TN

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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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John February 21, 2017
Verified Student · Singing · Online
I'm learning a lot! Great job!
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Jim Wise January 24, 2017
Verified Student · Singing · In home
I was nervous the first lesson. Noelle did a great job of making me feel comfortable. We went through some breathing exercises and some scales. Can't wait to come back for more!
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Faith P. January 18, 2017
Verified Student · Singing · In studio
Seemed to go really well for first lesson
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Noelle H.

Noelle H.

Knoxville, TN 37920
(11)
starting at
$25 / 30-min

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