Marshall Biever Music

Marshall Biever Music

5.0Exceptional(6 reviews)
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I have fifteen years of teaching experience along side a performance career that's lasted just as long. You'll be learning from someone who has real world experience and who understands that being a good teacher is an additional skill beyond being able to play my instruments. I was raised by incredible teachers who understood that difference and I believe it's one of my greatest strengths in this field.


Hired 7 times
1 employee
17 years in business
Serves Nashville , TN
Offers online services

Payment methods

Cash, Check, Venmo, Paypal

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Musical styles

Rock, Country, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Recommendations available

Guitar style

Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Recommendations available

Has instrument

Student who have a guitar, Student who don't have a guitar, but are planning to purchase one

Years experience

No formal training, No formal training; some self-taught experience, 0 – 2 years experience, 2 – 4 years experience, 4+ years of experience

Able to read music

Students who can read music staff, Students who can read guitar tabs, Students who cannot read music

Lesson length

30 minutes, 45 minutes, 60 minutes

Student's age

5 – 10 years old, 11 – 13 years old, 14 – 18 years old, 19 – 25 years old, 26 – 45 years old, 46 – 65 years old, Over 65 years old


0 reviews

Mark C.

Marshalls an awesome teacher for multiple reasons. First, hes extremely talented and can play practically anything by ear. So when I tell him a song I want to learn, if he doesnt already know it, he can give it a quick listen and start breaking it down for me really quickly. This has been awesome for me because I used to waste a lot of time looking up different versions of tabs or watching a bunch of videos. Second, he is really good at breaking down new songs in a way that helps me learn them efficiently. Im learning songs now that I would have given up on in 5 minutes if I tried to tackle them myself, but having Marhsall break them down into manageable parts has made it much easier and I can learn way quicker. Also, Marshall includes small lessons on relevant music theory while learning a song, which is very interesting when you can see how what he explains relates directly to what youre playing. Lastly, Marshall is just a very patient, kind, and fun person which makes our lessons even that much more enjoyable. I would very highly recommend Marshall if you have any interest in taking lessons.
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March 29, 2021
Hired on Lessons

Matt C.

Marshall is an an excellent guitar teacher. He plays everything by ear which is impressive. He has extensive knowledge of music theory, which is challenging for me but Im working on it and he is really patient with my slow learning process.
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March 03, 2021
Hired on Lessons

Christina K.

Marshall is an amazing guitarist and an excellent guitar teacher. He can play pretty much anything under the sun just by ear, but he also has extensive knowledge of music theory. So, youll get the perk of being an educated musician as well as guitarist!
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December 07, 2016

Claire T.

Marshall is not only an amazing guitar instructor, he is also fun and personable, and he made all lessons I had with him incredibly enjoyable and entertaining. He even incorporated my own personal music interests into my learning experience. He made sure that I understood each and every concept well before moving along, which led to incredible outcomes!
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December 07, 2016

Ryan F.

Marshall has the knowledge and skill requisite of a quality teacher. More importantly, he has much experience practicing instruction and thinking about how best to train amateur musicians.
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December 07, 2016

Kris D.

Marshall is one of the best teachers Ive had the pleasure of learning from for more than 7 years. When I started lessons with him all I knew was the basic guitar skills. After taking lessons from him I am skilled in both guitar and bass and have a bit of music theory knowledge as well. He has tons of skills and techniques to teach for whatever style you want to learn and a great instructor to anyone just starting out. He is an excellent teacher and I would highly recommended him to anyone looking to learn guitar or bass.
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December 07, 2016

Frequently asked questions

I like to teach through the music they already like. If they've never played at all before, we'll work on basic open chords they can use to play along with songs they like, or simplified versions of chords that are being played in the song till they can work up to the real voicings. I prefer to teach technique and rhythm first, then move onto music theory. I always teach music theory that will be useful to my students based on where they are in their development, as opposed to teaching theory for the sake of it. 

I received six years of private guitar instruction, four years of private theory, songwriting, and arranging instruction, and I spent two years at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA studying guitar, performance, and songwriting. I was also trained in theory and ear training at Berklee. 

My normal rates are $50 per hour, $45 for 45 minutes and $30 for half an hour.

I started when I was fourteen years old, teaching my friends the classic rock songs I had learned to play so far. 

I've worked with students ages 6 to 65, all with varying interest in regards to genre and goals. 

Make sure you know what you want to be able to do. Even if all that means is that you have a few artists who's music you'd like to learn. Teachers can only help you so much if you don't know what you want to accomplish. 

Services offered

Bass Guitar
Music Theory