Kevin Fleming
Athens, GA
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Kevin Fleming

Kevin F.

Athens, GA
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Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I am a classical guitarist originally but I also play acoustic, electric, fingerstyle, blues, bluegrass, country, and rock, and I am a master of music theory. I have been teaching for over 20 years and playing and performing for 25 years. My specialty is fingerstyle and I can teach from beginner to the highest advanced levels. I teach at a major University and have been an assistant professor of guitar at several colleges. I currently play and perform in a band that plays all kinds of music from Folk to Funk, from Country to Blues, from Bluegrass to Ballads. I am a music theory specialist. I can teach it in general but I specialize in teaching theory for guitarists. Teaching music is one of my main passions in life!

About Kevin F.

My name is Kevin and I am a professional musician, performer, and teacher with over 20 years experience. I have earned Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Classical Guitar and have taught at 4 colleges, at 1 of which I am still faculty. I play Guitar, Bass Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, beginner Piano, and Lap Steel. I am also a Music Theory expert and have a published course on Udemy for beginners. I am also a multi-faceted recording artist with many albums on the market. I currently perform with a band that plays Americana music including: Folk, Funk, Blues, Bluegrass, Country, Rock, and everything that you can think of in a variety show. As a guitar student , I won 2 state titles in Georgia and Mississippi on Classical Guitar as well as a 4th prize in an international competition in North Carolina. Sharing the gift of music as a teacher is one of my main passions in life and I take pride in my excellence in doing that! I can also teach music theory at every level. Come enrich your life with some high quality music lessons with me!

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Norman Griswold
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Kevin is an excellent instructor. He supports your desires for playing with great understanding of what you need to improve to achieve your goals. He is also very personable and easy to work with. His experience gives him the ability to understand what is difficult and how to master those situations.

Posted Jul 22, 2020
Henry Curran
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Kevin has guided me along my guitar journey for over 5 years. He is a patient instructor with musical knowledge and a pedigree to match any level student. From classical to Blue Grass, Kevin will help you reach your playing goals.

Posted Jul 7, 2020
Jody
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I have been taking banjo lessons from Kevin for a couple of years. Kevin is a wonderfully talented instructor and a great musician himself! He shapes my lessons around practical use in performance, always encouraging and ever-challenging, but with plenty of patience and just plain fun. Trust me, you will not find a better teacher!

Posted Jul 6, 2020
Jack
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Kevin Fleming is an excellent teacher. He is a world-class guitarist, who relates well to his students, including a novice like me. With his help, I progressed from a middle-aged beginner to a modestly competent guitarist who can play and sing along by memory to over 30 songs from my youth.

Posted Jul 6, 2020
Alan
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Kevin is a great teacher -- very knowledgeable and patient with a broad repertoire of guitar styles, from classical to blues to metal. You name it, he can play it (and teach it!). He has a great sense of humor as well.

Posted Jul 6, 2020

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Experience

Community Music School Instructor
Mar 2017 - Present

The University of Georgia

Music Teacher
Aug 2016 - Present

Summit Academy

Multi Instrumental Instructor
Sep 2008 - Present

Chick Music

Assistant Professor of Guitar
Aug 2007 - May 2008

Mississippi Gulf Coast College

Assistant Professor of Guitar
Aug 2005 - May 2007

Gordon College

Education

Masters Degree in Music Performance-Classical Guitar
Aug 2002 - Aug 2004

The Florida State University

Bachelors In Music Performance-Classical Guitar
Aug 1997 - May 2002

Kennesaw State University

Languages

Spanish

Limited Proficiency

Awards

4th Prize - ECU International Guitar Competition
Nov 2007

ECU

1st Prize- Mississippi State Guitar Competition
Oct 2007

MSGC

1st prize- Georgia Music Teachers Association Competition
Sep 2000

GMTA

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