Shawn Reed firstname.lastname@example.org
Shawn Reed currently serves as the Assistant Conductor of the Concert Orchestra at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) where she is earning her Masters in Music, specializing in Orchestral Conducting. Having received her Bachelors degree in Piano Performance from Colorado Mesa University in her early twenties, she has spent the time in-between her collegiate studies: teaching music, running worship departments, giving private lessons, raising a family, and traveling extensively with her husband as worship leaders and worship team consultants.
Shawn has a passion for developing the God-given gifts in people and is excited to be a part of the amazing team at Nashville Notes!
MUSICIANSHIP & THEORY classes
Piano Private Instruction
MUSIC PLAY (ages 4-5)
MUSIC FOUNDATIONS (ages 6-9)
RaeAnna Goss email@example.com
RaeAnna is a second generation homeschooler. In the 1980-90s her home education included musical opportunities including church choir, Suzuki strings, private cello lessons and youth string orchestra, private piano lessons, and even a homeschool band where RaeAnna played the clarinet and piano. While attending Lee University from 1997-2002 RaeAnna studied as a double major in vocal and instrumental music education. After graduation she taught elementary music education at Heritage and Kenrose Elementary in Williamson County. She also served as the president of the Middle Tennessee American Orff-Schulwerk Association and received her certification levels I and II in Orff-Schulwerk at Lee University and Belmont University. Since leaving the public schools in 2011, RaeAnna has brought her children alongside her music making. Teaching Music with Mommie classes at a local children's museum, leading preschoolers in music programs at Academy at Wellspring, and creating homeschool music classes to focus on composer studies with Composer Study Companion, RaeAnna has never stopped sharing her passion for music history and music education.
A note from RaeAnna:
Hello fellow music lovers! I am thrilled to be a part of Nashville Notes where I can share my passion for music education. I love early childhood music making and look forward to building the program that has flourished at Nashville Notes. I also love encouraging homeschool parents through a once a month book club for homeschool moms! My own children are 13 and 11 now and have been thriving with our home education. I'm so thankful for the opportunities our community provides for our children! I look forward to meeting you soon!
INTRO to EAR TRAINING (AURAL SKILLS)
Woodwinds Private Instruction
Simon Yeh firstname.lastname@example.org
Originally from California MD, Simon Yeh is a Nashville based saxophonist, woodwind doubler, arranger, composer, and producer. Simon is currently the saxophonist for artist Danny Gokey, and has worked alongside many other artists/groups including Michael W. Smith, Chris Tomlin, Toby Mac, Mandisa, T. Grahm Brown, Denver and the Mile High Orchestra, Jasmin Murray, Evan Craft, Redimi2, Coby James, and many more. Simon is also saxophonist/horn arranger for Nashville Based super band UNIVERSAL CRUSH as well as an active member of several other Nashville based show bands.
In addition to working with artists/bands in a live setting, Simon can be found in the studio recording for various artists in many different genres from classical to jazz to pop, and much more. While in the studio, Simon has had the chance to play along side and learn from some of the worlds best horn players and session musicians. Simon is one of the co-founders of Nashville based horn section, BNA Horns.
While Simon keeps a very busy performance schedule, he also spends a lot of his time in Music Education with over 10 yrs of teaching experience. Simon is currently on faculty at Lipscomb University where he teaches saxophone, woodwind doubling, jazz ensemble, as well as Aural Skills and other various music classes.