Music Lessons

We teach music lessons for almost any instrument! Lessons are $25 each and are one thirty minute lesson each week.

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.

Brook Swiger

Vocal Teacher

Brook graduated from Belmont University in 2013 with a Master's in Vocal Pedagogy and has a Bachelor's in Music Education with an emphasis in Vocal Studies. She is a member of the Pan American Vocal Association (PAVA) and Nashville Vocal Pedagogy Colloquium (NVPC). Brook provides a fun and relaxing environment that enables her students to move toward their musical goals and encourages healthy vocal technique, confidence, and strong musical skills. In addition to her involvement with the Belmont vocal pedagogy program, Brook also has extensive experience in voice studies with the Vanderbilt Voice Center in Nashville, TN.

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.

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.