Daniel Bishop

Daniel B.

Fort Mill, SC

Lesson Details



Daniel delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
July 2006

Hi, there! My name is Daniel and I can't wait to meet you! I love music, and have played the piano since I was 6 years old. I was one of those kids who loved to practice. I am passionate about teaching and love imparting the techniques, wisdom, and practicality that I was taught to my students. I understand that every student learns differently and I cater each lesson to the individual student. I use a combination of fun games, unique teaching techniques, and electronic aids to adequately teach each lesson.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Piano students should provide an piano with a full set of 88 keys (acoustical or digital is fine). I will provide metronome and any other teaching aides that may be used during the lesson.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in sacred with a proficiency in hymn improvisation. I also am proficient in classical teaching.

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Fine Arts Director
Aug 2015 - Present
Private Academy

I am in charge of the music in the academy for both elementary and high school. This includes preparing our students for the NCCSA state fine arts competition. The music classes I teach are as follows:

-Elementary Choir
-Elementary Strings
-Junior High Choir
-Junior High Orchestra
-Sr. High Choir
-Sr. High Orchestra
-Private Piano, Violin, & Voice Lessons

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Worship Leader
Dec 2013 - Present
South Charlotte Baptist Church

I am in charge of the weekly song services for all of the services. I also direct the choir and accompany any solos/groups on the piano.

Bible Teacher
Aug 2013 - May 2016
South Charlotte Baptist Academy

I teach the high school Bible in the Academy as well as run the weekly chapel services.

Team Manager
Jan 2013 - Dec 2013
Johnson Distributors

I was in charge of a sales group. I was in charge of scheduling as well as making sure all paperwork was filed correctly after a sales visit.

Night Manager
Feb 2009 - Jun 2012
Brumit Restaurant Group (Arby's)

I was in charge of a team of 5-8 employees. My main responsibility besides running the shift was inventory, and finance.

Private Instructor
Aug 2005 - Aug 2008
Lighthouse Baptist Church

I taught private piano and violin lessons to students from the church.


BS Music
Aug 2008 - Jun 2012
Ambassador Baptist College
BBS Missions/Bible
Aug 2008 - Jun 2012
Ambassador Baptist College


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Second Place Large Instrumental Ensemble
Apr 2016
First Place Classical Piano Duet
Mar 2008

Photos & Videos

A piano solo I played in church "When I Survey" by Bob Walters
This is one of my students playing a song entitled "No One Ever Cared For Me Like Jesus"
Landon (My son) singing while I accompany him on the piano :)

One of the young students in my school orchestra (Not a private lesson student) while I accompany her on the piano.
Photo by Daniel B.

Photo by Daniel B.


17 Reviews

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Julie E. Feb 10, 2017
Piano · In home

Daniel is a wonderful instructor. Very patient and kind. We are delighted with our child's progress and thoroughly enjoy Daniel.

Ashok Sep 24, 2016
Violin · In home

This guy did not even show up for the first scheduled class. The class was scheduled 2 weeks before and I sent a text message to remind 2 days before the scheduled day. He sent an email 30 mins before the class to tell me he is not coming. Dd not even have the courtesy to call.

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Naomi B. Mar 22, 2016
Violin · In home

My 9 year old has lived it.

Sharon Feb 6, 2016
Violin · In home

My Mom is 84 and has recently picked the violin back up. Daniel has been wonderful, and she in thoroughly enjoying the lessons

Khushee A Jan 19, 2016
Piano · In studio

Daniel is an awesome piano teacher for my 9 year old son. My son just loves him and Daniel understands exactly how to work with him. Daniel is patient and makes the class interesting. Always is prompt and always sends us a text message just before reaching the venue. I highly recommend Daniel.

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Robin H. Jan 15, 2016
Piano · In home

Daniel is a great Teacher. My son and daughter have learned so much under his instruction. He is patient and enjoy working with children. He is very flexible and understanding. I highly recommend Daniel!

Jude Jan 14, 2016
Piano · In studio

Mr. Bishop is an AWESOME piano teacher for my 8 year old son. My son loves him and the piano lessons he receives. Mr. Bishop is very patient and encourages my son to practice. My son uses the Piano Maestro app to help him with his lessons. I couldn't ask for a better piano instructor.
Thank you so much Mr. Bishop

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Kelly Jan 14, 2016
Piano · In home

Daniel is patient and an excellent teacher! His use of technology and piano method books keeps my piano lessons interesting and exciting! He always pushes me to be better, and to excel in my endeavor with the piano. He is always prompt, and is just a text message or call away should I have any questions throughout the week, or if there are lesson changes.

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Chase M. Jan 5, 2016
Piano · In home

Daniel is great and my kids love his lessons!

Lillian B. Dec 1, 2015
Piano · In home

4 lessons in and we love having Mr. Bishop as our daughters in home teacher. He is always prompt and gives reminders for practice. Very professional.

Devi P. Oct 18, 2015
Violin · In home

You will notice that I had previously given Daniel 5 stars ! We started violin lessons with Daniel and he is a good teacher and my child enjoyed her lessons. After the second lesson Daniel never came for the third lesson, he cancelled just 5 mins before the scheduled time saying he won't be able to make it.I did not say anything because I thought he must have had some emergency. He did not turn up next week either and we here waiting for him , he never had the manners or courtesy to call !He never picked up the phone when i called him either. He sent me a message 15 mins after the lesson time saying he won't be able to make it but he will call to re schedule. We never got a call or an apology from Daniel.I finally called the take lessons team who very understanding and refunded my money. I wouldn't recommend Daniel because to me he really doesn't t respect or value another person's time. All he needed to do was call and explain why he couldn't make it and a solution. I do not think that was too much to expect.

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Aditi P. Sep 9, 2015
Violin · In home

Daniel was great and my child enjoyed her lesson. We look forward to her next lesson.

Cindy Lee Sep 2, 2015
Violin · In home

Very patient and personable. He is knowledgeble and all around great teacher.

Adriel B. Aug 14, 2015
Piano · In home

Daniel is very patient and knowledgeable and my son loves him

Racine Robert D. Aug 12, 2015
Piano · In home

My grandchildren love Daniel. He is awesome. He is fun all around. Excellent with children. Very very patient! Recommend!

Victoria Z. Aug 6, 2015
Violin · Online

Thank you for a great lesson! I look forward to meeting with you again next week!

Racine Robert D. Oct 23, 2014
Piano · In home

We LOVE our teacher Daniel who gives us a lot of time, and patience.

He has a willing Spirit and takes pride in his music teaching.

Thank You Christopher, Leyla, Carter

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