Guitar Lessonswith Tim Jenkins
Days Available: Tues, Wed, Thurs, & Saturday
Ready to sign up for private lessons with Tim? Please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of the student, age, the preferred day(s) for lessons, and a short message about why he or she would like to take lessons!
Get to know Tim Jenkins:
Tim Jenkins Is part of the music faculty at McDaniel College where he has served as a professor of jazz guitar for the past 23 years. He also instructs and leads the very creative and beautiful Jazz ensemble at McDaniel College.
He is also an Adjunct faculty member at Carroll Community College where he is a professor of jazz guitar along with teaching and leading the jazz combo at Carroll.
Tim is a composer of instrumental music and has released twelve cd’s to date (13th on the way). His music has been released to critical acclaim and continues to sell all around the world. Check out Tim’s Music here. He has been awarded a Maryland state arts council grant for solo guitar performance and second grant for composition. His music is regularly heard on WPFW 89.3 as well as having been featured on the television show “Artworks” on MPT. Tim has performed locally in Venues such as Blues Alley, The Strathmore and The Carroll County Arts Council. He continues to perform in various ensembles in and around Baltimore, DC and the surrounding areas and has hit the road at various points performing his music.
He is blessed to play guitar banjo and keyboards at his church where he leads worship. He has taught private guitar at Coffey music for more than 26 years. He encourages students to think of themselves as composers and/or songwriters and to work toward that end. There is a strong emphasis on improvisation and musical spontaneity. He works to increase a student’s understanding of chords and teaches how to develop an original approach to building chord voicings and accompaniment. Tim is pleased greatly when he hears original melodies and music coming from his students and does his best to impress upon a student how important music is to the world and how important they are to music.