Lead Instructor, Elementary Music, Acoustic/Classical Guitar Lessons
As the owner/founder of Giger Giger Guitar Studio, Jason teaches music fundamentals, guitar technique, and elementary guitar literacy to all entering students. Jason also teaches advanced acoustic, classical, & modern fingerstye guitar students, as well as the monthly Parents Workshops and our weekly Monday Night Sight Reading Class.
Not only an outstanding classical and fingerstyle guitar player, Jason's philosophical mind and love for learning has also made him a sought after guitar instructor and music educator in Nashville, Atlanta, and throughout the midwest for over 20 years. Jason graduated from Belmont Universtiy with a Bachelors degree in Classical Guitar Performance with a Minor in Ancient Greek Philosophy. He has also been influenced by the instruction of such world-renowned guitarists as, Charles Duncan, Claire Callahan of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, and National Finger-style Champion Muriel Anderson. Jason has played guitar for Grammy winning artist Laura Story, founded the Mueo Arts Studio, Gallery & Academy in Atlanta, and served as Director of Worship and Arts for Church of the Redeemer, PCA Atlanta.
Music Theory, Acoustic/Electric Guitar Lessons
Court's easy going temperment and disarming demeanor make him a really great teacher. He does teach some beginning students, but Courts main emphasis is on intermediate to advanced electric/commercial guitar students. Court knows his music and fretboard theory very well and he is a technically proficient guitar player. His work is known to many Nashville producers and band leaders, making him a busy player and an experienced teacher.
Court Clement was raised in Nashville and started playing guitar at 5 years of age. He attended Belmont University and graduated with a degree in Theory and Composition. Since 2003 Court considers himself privileged to work with artists in a variety of different styles on stage and in the studio. To name a few: Marc Broussard, Matthew West, Rachael Lampa, Tonic, Griffin House, and currently Jonny Lang. Court is also a guitar instructor for Camp Electric, a Nashville Worship and Rock'n Roll Summer Camp for Kids.
Advanced Fretboard Literacy, Performance & Musicianship
Beau is an inspiring musician to just be around much less take lessons from. The respect Beau has earned in the music industry comes from his relentless practice and work ethic as well as his ability to master a wide variety of music styles. Whether it's blues, jazz, rock, country, classical guitar, or Chet Atkins style, Beau is a true guitar virtuoso. He is a serious musician and a serious teacher who teaches all types of advanced guitar lessons. Beau takes students by audition only. When not on the road, you may find him sitting in on our Wednesday Night Real Book Jam.
Beau Tackett moved to Nashville in 2000 to pursue a commercial music degree at Belmont University. Upon graduating in December of '02, he immediately hit the road touring with MCA recording artist Rebecca Lynn Howard. Since then he has played for many country artists, including Jake Owen, Trent Willmon, Sammy Kershaw, and Joe Diffie, just to name a few. When he's not on tour, Beau spends his time in the recording studio. Beau is currently on tour with Warner Brothers recording artist Blake Shelton.