JACOB HENDLEY

Jacob is a Mississippi native who began playing guitar at 13 after years of piano lessons. He fell in love with the classical guitar and fingerstyle playing and put in many years of study to obtain a Masters degree from MTSU. He has performed solo on many stages in Mississippi and Tennessee, played in two rock/pop bands, and enjoys singing and playing music with his wife. Jacob brings his passion to the studio and classroom and connects with his students in an important way. When teaching, he strives to guide the student in discovering their inner musician and to build the musical foundation critical to their success. Jacob also teaches Bass Guitar in addition to Guitar.

CHRISTIAN PAWOLA

Dynamic and engaging teacher in guitar and piano. With over 35 years of teaching experience, Christian recognizes the inherent ability in students of all ages. He designs a music curriculum based on each individual’s taste in music and learning style. Christian received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education with an emphasis in jazz and classical guitar and piano pedagogy from Northern Illinois University.

LEE HARDIN

Lee Hardin has been playing guitar and bass since he was 12. His dad taught him to play fingerstyle guitar like Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed. He minored in music at MTSU. Lee has toured with bands like Cool Hand Luke, Hello Kelly, and various other singer/songwriters.

Lee loves teaching beginners and making it fun for students. His favorite guitar players are Brian Setzer, Eddie Van Halen, and Chet Atkins.