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Music Lessons in Knoxville, TN

If you know the V-Roys, Smokin’ Dave and the Premo Dopes, Superdrag and Dixie Dirt then you’re definitely from Knoxville, Tennessee. Even though the neighboring city Nashville is one of the country’s primary music hubs, the city of Knoxville is also a breeding ground for up-and-coming musicians and it is clear this city has its fair share of musical talent. However, we think that there is still room for someone to help place Knoxville among the top American music cities. Who knows, if you’re passionate and driven towards building a career in music then that person may just be you.

Of course for you to do that you should first ensure that you have an adequate music education. For this reason we recommend that you consider taking our Knoxville music lessons with one of our certified TakeLessons music teachers. A f
ew our music programs include the following instruments: guitar, the violin, saxophone, singing, however we offer many more. Although unlike many other music academies we also offer music lessons covering music theory, performance and recording so our students have access to a wide variety of lesson types. In addition, this allows students who take our Knoxville music lessons to develop the repertoire required to peruse a career in music. Furthermore, our skilled instructors will help to guide you along the way ensuring you have a fun, entertaining and engaging experience.

We are confident that our talented music teachers will help bring out the very best musician in you. In fact, with our TakeLessons FirstClassTM experience we guarantee it, and if we don’t meet your expectations we’ll help you find a new teacher or refund your entire purchase. So what are you waiting for? Sign up for one of our Knoxville music lessons and start your music career today.
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Robyn J. Knoxville, TN

About Robyn

I have been playing violin and viola for over 20 years. I hold a Bachelor's and Master's degree in music and teach at a local community college as well as a private 4-year university. I have taught children, teens, and adults; both beginners and continuing students. I learn where the student is skill-wise and we go from there. I also ask the student what his/her goals are, so that we have a set to-do list to work with. *** Lesson Details *** We will work at your pace--I will push you, but I am aware that everyone works at a different speed. I will learn that speed and work with you accordingly. I expect students to practice and do their best, but I also understand that life sometimes gets in the way. After a few months, you will know the basics of the instrument and be able to play ...

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JeremyWhitehead March 6, 2014
Viola Lessons

I have played the viola from sixth to twelfth grade, but never taken a private lesson until signing up to take one at Pellissippi State Community College. From the first day of the lessons that semester until the last I looked forward to going to them. Robyn easy to get along with and an excellent teacher as well as violist and violinist. While I haven't had her as an instructor for violin using what I know from my viola lessons and having heard her play violin I would imagine those lessons are just as fun and fruitful as the viola lessons.
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AngelaA March 6, 2014
Professional and enthusiastic teacher

Robyn is an excellent, enthusiastic, and professional teacher who loves to teach. She is very knowledgeable about music. She plays examples of new music for her students and always comes to lessons prepared. Most of all, Robyn knows how to encourage her students to keep trying.
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EddieY March 6, 2014
Robyn - perfect combination!

I'm one of those violin students who has an unbelievably hectic schedule, and so I need two things from an instructor: someone who can be genuinely sensitive to that and at the same time able and willing to take the time to determine what will encourage and motivate me to stay on task.

Robyn uniquely combines these two traits along with her obvious knowledge of and skill in playing the violin. If you're anywhere near the Knoxville area, and are looking for the perfect fit in a violin instructor, I can highly recommend to you Robyn James. You will not be disappointed!
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. *** Lesson Details *** 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 ...

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Hiro M. July 25, 2014
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Tim shows sound understanding of music theory. He is very positive and enthusiastic about improving student's knowledge and performance. He usually gives me a lot of ideas to incorporate what your hear and what you play. I really enjoy the lesson with him. Thanks.
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JordanL July 10, 2012
Excellence.

Tim is an increasingly motivational teacher. He is very consice and teaches with ease. I am easily able to understand and relate to him.
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SharonV April 26, 2012
Sharon

Tim is a very nice person, very well educated with music. Wish we could have continued Emilys lessons with him. I would recommend him to anyone.
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 am also working with more and more students on songwriting and showing them different chords and ways to go about writing a song. I am currently getting two of my students ready for talent shows and I am working on a drum video with one of my drum students (of course). I would love to get started with you as soon as possible and we will get you where you want ...

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Bill C. January 17, 2013
Verified Student
VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE AND ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE IT

Will has been excellent in showing me the fun of music, from the very first lesson.

He has a tremendous amount of knowledge and is able to communicate it in an effective manner.

He has always been prompt and prepared for our weekly sessions.
Julianne W. Knoxville, TN

About Julianne

Vocal Instructor- Julianne W. has trained in vocal performance with experience in Pop recording, jazz, opera and gospel. Ms. W. completed her training at the University of TN in Vocal Performance. She has been in chorus, musicals and sings professionally. Ms. W. teaches students to learn to sing with ease and power with vocal precision! Piano Instructor- Julianne W. brings her extensive professional music background to bear as a piano instructor whose special gift for working with children and adults is impressive and unique. She is a dedicated mentor, displaying care and patience with the young beginner, as well as a passion for saturating her students with the love of music and the joy of learning to play the piano. She teaches beginning students of any age the basics of note ...

Robert H. Maryville, TN

About Robert

I have been teaching full time for 10+ years, playing guitar for 40+ years. Teaching is a passion for me. I am at an age where i want to pass on the information that i have had the privilege of learning all these years.... I am a very patient person by nature. I have successfully taught folks with Aspergers syndrome, severe ADD, and also bi-polar disease, so many special needs can be accommodated. I teach at Open Chord Music Store in Knoxville Mondays through Thursdays and on Saturdays. I teach at my home studio in Maryville on Fridays with other weekend lessons by appointment. *** Lesson Details *** I believe that all students are individuals. Lesson plans are tailored to the needs of the individual student. With that said, i typically recommend/use Hal ...

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Robert H. April 23, 2014
Guitar
Great Teacher

At the tender young age of 60 i started taking lessons with Robert. He was patient enough to show me the way without me getting discouraged. He not only taught me guitar but helped me pick out instruments and a p.a. system. I really enjoyed the learning experience. Now i am able to play out in front of people and have a lot of fun playing at charity and other events with my friends.
Belle J. Knoxville, TN

About Belle

I can teach piano, and coach singers for their auditions and competitions. If you want a reliable and experienced accompanist for your recitals, choir, musical plays etc....you can call me.

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