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About William Fitzhugh

Tiger Fitzhugh
William Fitzhugh
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Hendersonville, TN
Speaks: English
Instructs: Guitar, Ukulele
Education: Studies at Berklee College of Music, BS in Music Performance, MMu in Music Performance, Austin Peay State University
Performance Experience: Razzy Bailey, Alan Jackson, Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Vintage Mandolin Quartet, Gypsy Hombres, General Jackson Showboat, Opryland USA
Teaching Experience: Teaching privately since 1985. Currently professor at Fisk University, TN State University., Cumberland University, Volunteer State Community College.
Teaching Philosophy: Guitar is a VERY diverse instrument - I take each students goals into account, but try to teach a complete overview - with classical guitar, focus on right hand and standard repertoire; with jazz guitar, study chord construction, scales, and chord/melody playing; with rock & country guitar, different chord forms and licks from records.

Get to know William Fitzhugh

A native of Massachusetts, William “Tiger” Fitzhugh attended Berklee College of Music for 3 years as a composition/arranging major, then took a 17 year summer vacation before finishing his education with a BS and MMu in Classical guitar performance from Austin Peay State University, studying with Dr. Stanley Yates. In between these colleges, he performed in nearly all states and nearly all genres, rock, jazz, gospel, country, mariachi, classical, Dixieland, and bluegrass. He performed on tour with Razzy Bailey and Alan Jackson, has played with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra and the Gypsy Hombres, recorded with Vassar Clements and children’s music artist Mary LaFleur, and performed at Opryland show park for 8 years. He currently performs with Amity 3 and several other groups, as well as solo performances. He has teaches at TN State University, Fisk University, Cumberland University, and Volunteer State Community College, and is the author of the Hal Leonard publication “Classical Guitar for the Steel String Guitarist”.

William Fitzhugh teaches at:
1050 Glenbrook Way Suite 460
Hendersonville, TN 37075
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