Anakin Phillips

Guitar Instructor

  • Bachelor of Commercial Music – Belmont University ‘21

Angie Carr Forsythe

Voice Instructor

  • B.A. in Music Education and Voice Performance – Eastern Nazarene College ‘03
  • MM in Voice Performance – Longy School of Music ‘05
  • Doctor of Arts in Voice Performance – Ball State University ‘15
  • Teaching since 2003

April Clark

Mommy & Me Music Instructor

  • Teaching music since 1992
  • Mommy and Me instructor since 2002
  • B.M. in Music Education – Middle Tennessee State University ‘96
  • Master of Music – Belmont University ‘03

Brian Fullen

Percussion and Drum Set Instructor

  • Bachelor of Music – Capital University ‘83
  • Master of Arts/Music Pedagogy – University of Memphis ‘87
  • Has performed on Grammy and Emmy award winning recording projects
  • Has performed with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Ballet Memphis, The Nashville String Machine, and the Tennessee Repertory Theatre Company.

Chandra Irby

Piano Instructor

  •  B.M. in Piano Performance – University of South Alabama ‘92
  • Teaching private piano since 1992
  • Has served as accompanist for various choirs, orchestras, instrumentalist, vocalists, and vocal studios.
  • Active member of the BBC rhythm section
  • Serves as rehearsal pianist for BBC orchestra Wednesday night rehearsals.
  • Served as judicial staff for various piano competitions

Chris Rowell

Clarinet and Saxophone instructor

  • S. Music Education – University of Mobile AL ‘16

Debbie Meece

Piano, Violin, Viola Instructor

  • B. of Music in Music Education ‘75
  • Graduate studies at the University of Louisville School of Music ‘76
  • Atlanta Suzuki Institute and Vanderbilt University: SSA certification in Suzuki Violin Books 1-4, 2006-2010
  • Violist with Annapolis Symphony under the direction of Leon Fleisher
  • Assistant Principal Violist with Lawton Philharmonic
  • The Harpeth Trio (violist) performs regularly for weddings and corporate events
  • Teaching string orchestras, full orchestras, string ensembles, band, and private lessons for violin, viola and piano since 1977

Erin Rowell

Flute Instructor

  • M in Church Music – Belmont ‘15
  • Teaching since 2012

Greg Snyder

Brass Instructor

  • M. in Music Education – Bowling Green State University ’80
  • Masters of Music – VanderCook College of Music ‘86
  • Founder and conductor of the Nashville Youth Wind Ensemble
  • Teaching since 1980

Jill Mitchell

Harp Instructor

  • Teaching since 1994

Kristen Gerhard

Violin Instructor

  • Bachelor of Music, Jazz Violin Performance – Ohio State University ‘82
  • Multi-year veteran of Interlochen Chamber Music Camp and Georgia Chamber Music Camp
  • Currently plays with Nashville Philharmonic, Valley Symphony Orchestra in McAllen, Texas, and Nashville Praise Symphony
  • Teaching since ‘82

Lotte Dedeaux

Piano & Voice Instructor

  • B.A in Music Education – Azusa Pacific University ‘00
  • Director of Vocal and Choral Music at The King’s Academy in Sunnyvale, CA
  • Classroom Music, Choral instructor and 5th grade teacher at Achiever Christian School, San Jose, CA
  • Toured Europe as Choral Director with Northern California Musical Ambassadors
  • Choral and Drama Instructor Cupertino High School, Cupertino, CA
  • Teaching Vocal, Choral and Piano Music since ‘90

Rob Shelton

Cello Instructor

  • A. in Music Performance – Miami University ‘03
  • Teaching since 2003

Sandra Snyder

Clarinet Instructor

  • Teaching since 1991