Jake found his passion for playing music while growing up in northern Indiana, and moved to Nashville in 2012 to pursue his dream of being a professional musician. In 2016, he graduated from Belmont University with a degree in Commercial Music (Guitar). Since that time, he has been working along side multiple artists performing throughout the United States. Currently, Jake is the musical director and lead guitarist for country music artist Carlton Anderson. Jake has been teaching guitar for five years, and also teaches ukulele and mandolin.
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 and Ukulele.
LEIGH ANN JOHNSTON
Leigh Ann Johnston graduated from Tennessee Tech with a degree in Music Therapy. She has been teaching for over 25 years. She also performs in area schools and Churches as well as recitals and accompaniment. Leigh Ann teaches students of all ages and loves working with beginners.
Kyle has been teaching, performing and recording in middle Tennessee for seven years. He graduated MTSU with honors in 2012. Kyle specializes in rock, blues and jazz with emphasis on progressive lead. Currently, he is band leader of the jazz group, Roosevelt’s Rough Riders and plays lead guitar in a local R&B group.