Why Choose Knoxville Suzuki Academy

The Knoxville Suzuki Academy is East Tennessee’s premier organization for children’s music lessons. Directed by Dr. Wesley Baldwin and Geoffrey Herd, each child’s curriculum is supervised by two of the most sought after pedagogues in the southeast.

The Academy features the world-renowned Suzuki method of instruction, and all of our string faculty are trained Suzuki teachers, registered with the Suzuki Association of the Americas. Each child’s music lessons will be a collaboration between teacher, parent, and child, and feature a nurturing, encouraging, yet disciplined approach.

Fun Lessons for Kids

Suzuki Trained Instructors

20 Years of Experience

300+ Happy Clients

Flexible Timetable

2 Convenient locations

Knoxville Suzuki Academy in Knoxville, TN
Knoxville Suzuki Academy in Knoxville, TN
Knoxville Suzuki Academy in Knoxville, TN
Knoxville Suzuki Academy in Knoxville, TN

The Suzuki Approach

The ideas of parent responsibility, loving encouragement, constant repetition, etc., are some of the special features of the Suzuki approach.

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Performances by just a few of our outstanding students

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Meet Slade Trammel

Slade Trammel will be joining the KSA piano faculty in February. Well known in this region as both a performer and teacher, we are thrilled to have Slade joining our KSA faculty roster. KSA co-director Wesley Baldwin and Slade sat down for a conversation about his thoughts on music, piano, and teaching. Wesley Baldwin: We…

Piano Technique Checklist

Piano Technique Checklist Does technique ever seem overwhelming? This checklist will breakdown piano technique into fingers, wrists, forearms, elbows, and shoulders. Ensuring that your child has proper technique every time they practice will build good muscle memory and then it will become automatic. Fingers. You have probably heard me talk about “mountain fingers” with your…

Music Lessons and How to Practice

The Who, What, When, Where, Why and How of Practice Learning to play a string instrument can be an extremely rewarding experience for a young student. It comes with many exciting events, like recitals, attending concerts, master classes, and private music lessons. These are all essential aspects of the Suzuki experience. Some key milestones in…