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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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Josh F. November 20, 2015
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Teaches in a way that makes it easy and exciting to learn. Tim really tries to connect with you musically and personally to help you with what you want to learn. He also explains in great detail in a way that you can understand. Overall he is a great instructor who puts a lot of effort in helping you with your music goals.
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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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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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Bright A. January 3, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
The first lesson was great and I like my instructor because he is knowledgeable. I made a great decision to learn how to play guitar with takelessons.
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Aidan H. July 25, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Very informative. Great approach. Phenominal focus on what I wanted out of the lessons. 10/10
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Gus D. June 3, 2015
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Will is the man
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Will F.

Knoxville, TN 37919
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$25 / 30-min
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Rudy R.

Knoxville, TN

About Rudy

I've been playing the Appalachian dulcimer since 1997 and teaching since 2003. I have taught many students through a local community college in the Knoxville, TN area since 2003. I am currently a member of the Knoxville Area Dulcimer Club and have been a member since 1998. I am a retired engineer.
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Rudy R.

Knoxville, TN 37922
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$30 / 60-min
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Keith M.

Knoxville, TN

About Keith

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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William O. September 3, 2015
Banjo · Online
Verified Student
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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Whitney P. January 23, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Keith is an excellent teacher to learn from! Not only is he very knowledgeable in both playing and music theory, but he is also very patient and eager to teach! I always felt excited about going to lessons and knew that I would be learning valuable information at each one. I highly recommend Keith as a teacher and guarantee he will help your passion for music grow along with your skills.
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Keith M.

Knoxville, TN 37921
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starting at
$20 / 30-min
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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 4 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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Tim January 21, 2016
Piano · In studio
Alexis is very easy and flexible to work with. She has the education and advanced degrees that qualify her to teach others. She has been teaching our daughter beginning piano lessons for nearly a year now. We are very happy with her approach and knowledge.
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Tammy December 31, 2015
Piano · In home
We are new with Alexis and I am so impressed with her approach.
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Sara December 30, 2015
Trombone · In studio
I will always be appreciative for the guidance and instruction Mrs. Smerdon provided me with. Easily one of the best brass pedagogues in this area.
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Alexis S.

Alexis S.

Knoxville, TN 37921
(10)
starting at
$25 / 30-min

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