Angie Carr Forsythe

Piano, 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

Jill Mitchell

Harp Instructor

  • Teaching since 1994

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

Brad Cleveland

Guitar Instructor

  • Teaching since 2009
  • Worship Minister at The Church at West Franklin

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.

Debbie Meece

Piano, Violin, Viola Instructor

  • B.M. in Music Education – Peabody Conservatory of Music ‘75
  • Teaching since 1977

Erin Rowell

Flute Instructor

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

Gina Scott

Piano Instructor

  • BM in Piano Performance – Union University ‘97
  • MM in Piano Pedagogy and Performance ‘99
  • Teaching since 1999

Lindsey Miller

Guitar and Mandolin  Instructor

Station Hill Campus

  • B.A. in Jazz Guitar – University of North Texas ‘06
  • Master of Music in Church Music/Worship – Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary ‘13
  • Has performed with award winning artists Lauren Daigle, Kevin Max, and Danny Gokey, jazz luminaries Brian Blade, Keith Carlock, and Jeff Coffin, on concert stages with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, and tv shows like ABC/CMT Nashville
    Teaching since 2011

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

Karen Pan

Piano Instructor

  • Teaching since 1995
  • Awarded for multiple piano competitions
  • Graduate of Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, New York

Tom Rauter

Trumpet Instructor

  • Teaching since 2012
  • Studied the trumpet privately with Paul Blee, principal trumpeter of the Dayton Opera Orchestra.
  • Played trumpet regularly in church orchestras in Annandale, Virginia and Wayne, Pennsylvania while on active duty in the United States Army
  • He has been a trumpeter in the Brentwood Baptist Church Orchestra since 2006

Chris Rowell

Clarinet and Saxophone instructor

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

Rob Shelton

Cello Instructor

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

Hunter Smith

Saxophone Instructor

  • M. in Studio Music and Jazz – University of Tennessee ‘16
  • Master of Music in Jazz Performance – New England Conservatory ‘18
  • Teaching since 2011

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

Sandra Snyder

Clarinet Instructor

  • Teaching since 1991

Sarah Beth Summers

Violin and Viola Instructor

  • Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy – Belmont University
  • Music Therapy Internship at The Hochstein School in Rochester, NY
  • Book 1 Suzuki Violin Training with Dr. Laurie Scott
  • Orff-Schulwerk Level 1 Certification
  • Ravencrest Chalet Bible School