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About Christian Pawola

Christian Pawola
Christian Pawola
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Murfreesboro, TN
Speaks: English
Instructs: Bass Guitar, Guitar, Piano
Education: Bachelor of Music Education with emphasis in jazz and classical guitar, piano pedagogy, and early childhood music.
Performance Experience: In college of 1985, I was asked to play guitar in a nine-piece Rhythm and Blues band with a four-piece horn section. We played throughout Chicagoland and the Midwest and performed together for 15 years. Since moving to Tennessee, I’ve played piano as a side-man with Spring to Life Recovery Praise Band and U.S Country. I’ve also been a church choir director and pianist for 25 years. Currently, my live performances are geared towards people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
Teaching Experience: Taught K-8 general music for 17 years; private lessons in guitar, piano, and bass for over 35 years
Teaching Philosophy: No matter one’s age or ability , every student of music has the inherent ability to learn, participate in, and enjoy music.

Get to know Christian Pawola

In his early years, Chris designed and developed a comprehensive K-8 music curriculum. For 17 years, he trained those students in general music skills as well as group lessons in both keyboard and guitar. In 35+ years, Chris has trained thousands of students of all ages, abilities, and learning styles in the art of guitar, piano, and percussion.


Chris has collaborated with diverse groups on recording, engineering, and production services for over 150 CD and other media productions. Many of these projects included his own accompaniments in guitar, piano, and percussion.


He is genuine, creative, dedicated, faithful, and a master educator and performer. Chris is one of a kind. If you asked him, he would say that his passion is the creation of music and the creation of musicians. If you asked anyone who has experienced his spirit, they would add that his passion is woven in love.


Christian Pawola received his Bachelor of Music Education Degree from Northern Illinois University with an emphasis in Jazz and Classical guitar and piano pedagogy.

Christian Pawola teaches at:
536 N Thompson Ln Suite G
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
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