Instrumental

Learn about our instrumental (flute, percussion & trombone) instructors below.

You can register for lessons here.


Tibby Christenberry

tibbyTibby Christenberry was born into a musical family, and grew up singing and playing chamber music with her parents and four siblings. With her husband, Bob, she similarly nurtured their three children’s musical development, and all perform publicly today.

Tibby’s flute studies began in Kansas City, with James Hamilton, and continued with John Boulton at the University of Kansas, where she graduated with a BME in music therapy. In Nashville, she has studied with Ann Richards and Erik Gratton.

Named Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts Outstanding Teacher in 2005, Tibby has maintained a private flute studio for over 20 years, and has been flute instructor at Belmont Academy since 2002. An avid performer and recitalist, she is the Principal Flute of the Nashville Philharmonic, with whom she has also appeared as soloist, and is a substitute for the Nashville Symphony.

Lessons Offered: Flute


Pam Davis

Pam Davis has over 20 years teaching experience. She has a B.M.E. (oboe), and M.A. (organ performance and church liturgy), from Eastern Michigan University. Pam has taught in private and public schools as well as private studio, Austin Peay and Melbourne, Australia. She has taught at studio in Franklin for 20 years and Belmont Academy for 6 years. Pam’s students have earned spots in Mid-State Honors Bands, Williamson County and Blair youth orchestras and Governor’s School for the Arts. In addition, Pam’s piano students have done consistently well in Piano Guild auditions.

Lessons Offered: Bassoon