April Brewer

April B.

Barnwell, SC
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About

April passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
April delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
1990

I began playing guitar when I was 12 years old and never looked back. Music has always been a part of my life and I love sharing that joy with others. I started singing at church and in school (in various choirs and ensembles). I later attended college on a Vocal Scholarship and majored in Music/Education for 2 years while playing in a 4-piece rock band as the lead singer/guitarist.
While piano was my first instrument that I started lessons on when I was 8 yrs old, I moved onto guitar and then bass guitar shortly after (and I continued with mandolin, dulcimer, drums, ukulele & singing).
I love all music, nearly every genre there is; old and new. So if there's a certain type of music you want to master...I'm your girl.

I hope to be able to help you through your musical journey, the way so many have helped me through mine.

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Education

Music/Education Major
Aug 1995 - May 1997
Southwestern Illinois College

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Logic Pro
Mar 2005
Point Blank Electronic Music School

Took an online course in music recording, using Logic Pro (Apple/Mac). Advanced techniques to developing better sounds in the studio as well as developing my understanding of the software used in recording.

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Hello Everybody!! This is my video introduction, so get to know me a little and then sign up for lessons so I can get to know you, too!
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14 Reviews

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David Aug 14, 2017
Guitar · Online

I enjoyed my lesson with April. She was easy to follow and gave me some easy ideas to work with.

Kelly L. Aug 13, 2017
Ukulele · Online

I was shy to take up an instrument at a (not so) tender age, but April put me immediately at ease! She was funny, patient, and the time literally flew by- I can't wait for the next lesson!

Erich L. Apr 23, 2017
Acoustic Guitar · Online

Great teacher. Patient and fun. Amazing energy. And very good guitar player. I enjoyed my first lesson so much I am scheduling lessons going forward with her TWICE A WEEK.

Linda C. Mar 31, 2017
Ukulele · Online

It was exciting to learn to play my first instrument. I couldn't have ask for a better person to teach me. April was great. Thank you!

Aiden Mar 26, 2017
Guitar · In studio

My son walked out of his first lesson with a sparkle in his eye, this Mom is happy!

Kathryn P. Mar 20, 2017
Mandolin · Online

Really enjoyed first lesson!

Whitney T. Mar 16, 2017
Ukulele · Online

This was my first online class and I was very (pleasantly) surprised at how well it worked! I was able to see which strings she was pressing and follow along with her (albeit not nearly as well!). It was just like having a live instructor with me. Can't wait til our next lesson to see if my homework actually helped me improve! Thanks April!

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Joi D. Mar 14, 2017
Ukulele · Online

Great personality
Makes ukulele easy to learn
Patient
April makes it fun to. learn

Leanna O. Mar 10, 2017
Ukulele · Online

April's style of teaching fits me perfectly. I learn by sight and repetition and she has developed a program fit just for me. She is always so happy and encouraging and I always feel like ger best student.

mark Mar 10, 2017
Acoustic Guitar · Online

Fantastic first lesson! I am looking forward to this learning adventure with April.

Leanna Feb 24, 2017
Ukulele · In home

April is very friendly, knowledgeable and adjusts her lesson to your needs and what you are interested in learning. She responds to any extra questions I might throw at her between classes. She also created a few additional videos that she sent me to watch her exact fingers movements s and strum patterns. This is only.my second lesson and we are alreadyworking on a new song and fingerpicking as well as mute strumming. Just practice a lot between lessons and you will do well and move forward quickly.

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Jae Jan 12, 2017
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April is patient and knowledgeable. She is bright and full enthusiasm which helps you want to work harder and learn more.

PhyeliciaC Jul 29, 2012
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teaching at it's best!

April is brilliant. She took the time to explain every question I had thoroughly and then some. She's very funny and made the session very pleasant for my boyfriend and I. It is not hard to see the heart she has for music and people, especially because she is encouraging. I'm a left-handed beginner and although I had my advanced left-handed boyfriend playing next to me, she showed us how to play at our separate experience levels.So, if you are looking to learn some valuable information and simply have a good time playing music, do it with April. You won't be disappointed!

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nancyr Jul 20, 2012
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Excellent teacher!

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