Tia Becker

Company Drury College; College Of The Ozarks
Address Reeds Spring/Springfield, MO USA
Email kirwinbecker@inter-linc.net
Phone # 417-873-7375
Instruments Classical Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Theory, Music Therapy/Guitar Proficiency
Musical Styles Classical, Rock/Pop, Blues, Acoustic/Folk, Bluegrass, Flamenco
Skill Levels All levels

Personal Statement

I believe you are never too old to learn to play the guitar! I love to perform but nothing gives me the happiness of being able to help someone find their "voice" on the guitar. I have the patience and desire to help anyone who WANTS to learn.

Teaching Details

Teaching Experience 24 Years
Teaching Location I am adjunct faculty at Drury College in SPFD, MO and also offer private lessons from that studio. Also adjunct at College of the Ozarks. I also offer lessons from my home in Reeds Spring, MO.
Lesson Rates $25 per Hour. 30 minutes=$15; 45 minutes=$20
Cancellation Policy 50% payment for missed lessons.
Teaching Hours
Tuesday: 1p.m. to 8p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Musical Influences All of the guitarists mentioned in my ed. background and I would say Rory Block for acoustic blues.
Performing Experience Numerous student and subsequently faculty recitals on classical guitar. Master class performances as mentioned in my Ed. background. Rock performances would include too many night clubs to ever list, mention or even remember! Weddings, dinner parties etc.
Education & Training I Received a BM in Guitar Performance in 1984 from SMSU in SPFD, MO. Attended master classes with numerous concert guitarists and I played for Sharon Isbin, Christopher Parkening, Oscar Ghiglia, Manuel Barrueco, Douglas Neidt and others.