Nick Doshier

Nick D.

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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

About Nick D.

Nick is currently pursuing a Ph.D in Music Education from Florida State University. Previously, he attended The University of Texas at Austin where he earned a bachelor's degree in Music Education, taught high school and middle school band and guitar for 3 years in Austin, TX, most recently earning a Master of Music degree in Instrumental Conducting from Louisiana State University.

As an instrumentalist, Nick has performed on all brass instruments, guitar, and electric bass in a variety of settings for over fifteen years. He is proficient in teaching in most every music style and genre. Wether you are looking to perform classical music in your church group, learn to sing and play that song on guitar you've always loved, or just want to learn to write/arrange music on the side, Nick is happy to help you along your journey to achieve your musical potential!


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Stephen T.
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Posted Jan 20, 2021
Kelly L.
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Posted Sep 17, 2020
Maggie S.
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Nick was patient with a brand new learner and explained things in a very easy to understand way. He didnt just talk, he asked questions to explore whether the student was grasping the information. Very happy to be working with him as is my daughter!

Posted Sep 2, 2020
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Very helpful and patient Ryan has also taken piano for 3 yrs and Nick was helpful in showing Ryan how reading music on both instruments worked and fingering.Ryan is 10

Posted Jun 30, 2016
Jacquie N.
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I was a little nervous how to start my new lesson, he is pretty good in breaking the ice to make you feel comfortable!

Posted Jun 16, 2016

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Graduate Assistant
Jul 2018 - May 2020

Louisiana State Univeristy

Assist with three concert bands, the marching band, and undergraduate music courses within the university.

Band Director
Jul 2016 - Jun 2018

Akins High School

Instructed three concert bands, the marching band, and the jazz band.

Jan 2016 - May 2018

The Waterloo Wind Band

Perform tradition wind ensemble repertoire in a community performance driven ensemble. Check us out at

Jan 2013 - May 2018

The Cinematic Symphony

Perform with the premier film and video game music wind ensemble located in Austin, TX. Check us out at

Music Instructor
Aug 2015 - Jul 2016

Travis High School and Mendez Middle School

Ran the choral and classroom guitar programs in addition to instructing a beginning percussion class.

Student Teacher
Jan 2015 - Jun 2015

McCallum High School

Worked with the students and teachers of the award winning McCallum High School band program in wind ensemble and jazz band settings.

Student Teacher
Jan 2015 - Jun 2015

Kealing Middle School

Worked with the students and teachers of the Kealing Middle School band program. Instructed beginning oboe, bassoon, saxophone, trombone, euphonium, and tuba classes. Instructed wind ensembles and the jazz band.

Private Lesson Instructor
Jan 2014 - Jun 2014

O Henry Middle School

Taught private trumpet lessons.

Guitar Private Lesson Instructor
Jan 2013 - Aug 2013

Kids in a New Groove

Taught guitar lessons for a nonprofit organization Kids in a New Groove. They provide music education to create short goals with a dependable instructors for long term improvements in their ongoing education.

Private Lesson Instructor
Aug 2010 - Jun 2011

Pflugerville Middle School

Taught private tuba lessons for middle school age students.


Ph.D - Music Education
Jul 2020 - Present

Florida State University

Master of Music - Instrumental Conducting
Jul 2018 - May 2020

Louisiana State University

Bachelor of Music - Music Education
Aug 2010 - May 2015

University of Texas at Austin



Fluent / Native Proficiency


All-Level Teacher Certification in Music (Music EC-12 and PPR Exams)
Jun 2015

TExES - Texas Examinations of Educator Standards

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