Music Lessons

We teach music lessons for almost any instrument! Lessons are $25 per weekly thirty minute lesson.

Karen Hedges

Piano

To hear Karen Hedges play or sing is to hear her passion, love, and devotion to the study of music. To hear her students play or sing is to hear her heart. For over 40 years, Karen Hedges and her husband have owned and operated Shiloh Music Center. Throughout that time, Karen, an accomplished musician, pianist, and teacher has taught multiple generations of children about piano, music theory and a little bit of life on the side. Her guiding principle is to instill a life-long love of music within each child that comes through the door. A proud mother of two boys who are also part of the lifeblood of Shiloh, Karen met her husband when she ordered a James Taylor songbook from him at the store over 40 years ago. She lives in the Mount Juliet area and is an active member of her local church as well as a member and officer of several local and national music societies.

Jason Jordan

Guitar

Since moving to Nashville in 1996, Jason has participated in a variety of sessions, touring gigs, and private lessons. Although influenced by much of today's popular music, Jason proves that the current Guitar Generation have not forgotten what Nashville, Bakersfield and Texas have done for guitar playing. His unique style can be heard on many tours and albums:
Red Marlow, Love and Theft, Jana Kramer, Kip Moore, JT Hodges, Thompson Square, Canaan Smith, Jason Michael Carroll, Jeff Bates, Kelleigh Bannen, Michael Peterson, Ty Herndon.

Jason has also been featured in Guitar Player & Vintage Guitar magazines & The Grand Ole Opry.

Slim Gambill

Guitar

Jason “Slim” Gambill Is a multi-genre guitarist, producer, composer, arranger and songwriter. He is best known as the lead guitarist for the multi- platinum Capitol Nashville recording artist Lady Antebellum, who has sold more than 16 million albums worldwide, racked up 7 GRAMMYs and countless ACM, CMA and People’s Choice Awards, and had 9 #1 songs.

Ward Stout

Violin

Ward Stout started taking violin lessons in second grade and has been a professional musician throughout his life. He moved to Nashville in 1989.He has played with numerous artists including Tracy Lawrence,Aaron Tippin,Dierks Bentley,Easton Corbin, Eric Church, and Michael Martin Murphey. Ward has appeared on the Tonight Show,Austin City Limits,Lincoln Center, and the Grand Ole Opry. In addition to performing, Ward has over 15 years experience teaching students to play the violin/fiddle, mandolin, and guitar.

Allison Marshall

Ukulele + Vocals

Allison Marshall is a classically trained vocalist and songwriter out of Hudson Valley, New York. After attending Berklee College of Music with a focus on both musical theatre and contemporary styles, she went on to study under world-renowned jazz musician, Nancy Kamen. Allison furthered her knowledge of the anatomy of the voice in Manhattan under the guidance of Andrew Byrne. Additionally, she's continued her studies in piano and music theory, and incorporates classical guitar technique into her lessons.

Performances include the Benefit for the Leukemia & Lymphoma society hosted by the Marriott Marquee on Broadway, Birdland Jazz club with Steve Kazee of Broadway's Once The Musical, and Small's Jazz Club under the instruction of Lincoln Center jazz vocalist, Marion Cowings.

Allison puts an emphasis on being as versatile as possible as a musician, and has performed and recorded various styles of music such as jazz, pop, rock, musical theatre, folk, opera, classical, and klezmer.

She has experience teaching students ranging from age 3 to 75, including a number of students with a wide variety of special needs including autism, epilepsy, blindness, and dyslexia.

Richard Griffin

Horns

Richard Griffin has shared the stage with some of the finest musicians in the jazz and pop world. Lonnie Smith, Tom Browne, Noel Pointer, Victor Wooton, The Memphis Horns, Steve Cropper, Millie Jackson, B.T. Express, Sister Sledge, Jeff Coffin and Kirk Whalum, just to name a few. His musical influences include Grover Washington Jr., Dexter Gordon, Maceo Parker, Stanley Turrentine, Charlie ``Bird`` Parker and others. He received his music degree from Lane College in Jackson, TN and post graduate work in jazz studies at Youngstown State University (Youngstown, OH). Richard also has a Master's Degree from Trevecca Nazarene University (Nashville, TN). Richard retired as the Director of Bands and Jazz Studies at the Nashville School of the Arts in 2015. He also retired as 1st Sergeant of the 129th Army National Guard Band in 2013 after 31 years of military service.

David Johnson

Banjo

Studied traditional music while attending Greenville College (Greenville IL) . Has been teaching and performing since 1973. Won Indiana Banjo Championship 1978 (Portland IN) and Best New Bluegrass Band 1981 (Louisville KY). Continues preforming today as singer/songwriter with the folk duo The Johnsons.

Anna Lynn Vaughn

Piano Teacher

Anna Lynn Vaughan received her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education with an emphasis on piano from Middle Tennessee State University in 2012. She studied under Dr. Lynn Rice-See. She teaches privately in her hometown of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. She’s an active member, and held leadership positions, in state and national groups like, Nashville Area Piano Guild Teachers, Nashville Area Piano Teachers, National Federation of Music Clubs, and Nashville Area Music Teachers Association.

Anna Lynn teaches a wide variety of musical styles with special emphasis on classical and contemporary music. Skills included are improvisation, ear training, composition, notation interpretation, and most importantly, a strong foundation in music theory.

Anna Lynn believes music is for everyone, and strives daily to share the love of the art with her students, both old and young.