Will Fletcher

Will F.

3 Reviews
Knoxville, TN

About Will F.

Background check: Last verified 09/22/2014
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Will teaches: Ages 5 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: October 2013
Last sign in: 2 days ago

Overview

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!

*** Lesson Details ***
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.

Photos and Videos

Kasey Thomas Hit Like A Girl competition.. top 10 underage drummers in the world and was top vote getter with 1,026 votes! Way to go Kasey!

Experience

Instructor Jan 2010 - Present
Joy Of Music

I love working at Joy Of Music School. It has been a wonderful experience. I just graduated Raven Powell from the school she was one of my best students ever and we are going to continue to work together even though she has graduated from the school. Waiting for more students for the fall!

Certifications

Music Publisher Mar 2014
BMI

Affiliations

Music Teachers National Association Jun 2014
MTNA

The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 states—and more than 500 local affiliates—the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.

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3 Reviews on Will F.

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Aidan H. Jul 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. Jun 3, 2015
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Will is the man
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Bill C. Jan 17, 2013
Verified Student
VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE AND ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE IT

Will has been excellent in showing me the fun of music, from the very first lesson.

He has a tremendous amount of knowledge and is able to communicate it in an effective manner.

He has always been prompt and prepared for our weekly sessions.