Mr. Knable is a very kind and knowledgeable music teacher, but he doesn't always discuss music. Sometimes, we spend whole class periods talking about "extra credit" presentations, such as the Titanic, history of our presidents, how to use money wisely, and so on. Then, once he feels that we've learned enough history, then he will decide to teach us like 15 minutes of piano. His class is like a 2nd history class. I didn't get a lot of music instruction out of his class.
He's a really cool guy, although he does have his vices. He kind of picks favorites, preaches a lot, and if he's having a bad day (or is in his "business mood"), he might unfairly take it out on you if you do one little thing wrong. Still though, he generally is a nice guy, is very helpful, and is passionate about music. He's a great teacher, and his class is usually relaxing (unless if he's in his "business mood"). I would recommend his class if you really like music.
By far one of the best teachers at East Lake, he is truly an amazing teacher. He goes above and beyond to get his point across, he has complete control of his class, super nice. He is an ACTUAL TEACHER, I learn something new in his class everyday and look forward to his class. Musical Theatre 1 with him & Mr. Brady is awesome! They are such an awesome duo. Mr. Knabel is just such an amazing teacher, if you couldn't already tell from the 48 great ratings on here of him.
Mr. Knabel is one of the finest teachers at East Lake! Very helpful and very inspirational. He's a man of emotion, and though never taken Musical Theater, I've heard that he's a lot better in that field that his music classes! Great teacher!
Best teacher ever. You will learn a TON and the class is very easy.
Quite possibly, Rob Knabel was the finest teacher I ever met. The man knew and loved music and only wanted to share it with others. I was never in the choir but took him for piano and guitar. His class was so refreshing after a long day of irritation from other students. He allowed me to play piano during lunch hours to escape the zoo outside. My best and clearest memories of ELHS involve Mr. Knabel in some way. Long may he live!
He is a great, but very strange teacher. He makes his classes entertaining and easy, but we learn a lot!
A chorus class, so it's easy, of course. An amazing teacher that really loves his music program. Tons of stuff like madrigals, barbershops, etc. The only downside is his lack of organization at times.
awesome theory teacher, I had him for 4 years. But, he is very full of himself and most of the time care less about his guitar students.
Passionate about music, wonderful teacher, awesome for teachinging music theory.
awesome teacher.. i learned so much stuff from him and this is my 4th year with him.
I learned alot in in guitar class but, some stuff he says is questionable, and he is very full of himself.
definitely out there, but interesting The class is easy and we never do anything but i like doing things, the chorus never sings, i cant decide
LOOOOVE HIM! he is so easy! i am so happy to have him as such a great music teacher! If it wasn't for him, no of this would be possible! LOVE YA SANTO!
how many times can we learn about the tritone is my question
sitting and doing nothing half the class is cool too , but quite easy so VIVA LA KNABEL
Mr. K, Mr. K! He's definitely getting crazier and crazier each year, but hey..we love him! He's so PASSIONATE about his music, its great. I know hes dedicated.
I love the dude, but what a wacko! He is a very odd person, and I get scared of him sometimes... but cool XD ... ppl think that about me too so i cant complain!
oNLY CLASS I'VE LEARN ANYTHING USEFUL!! KNABEL IS A gREAT mAN!!!
He has no idea what He's doing. He likes Telling stories more than he likes teaching, he makes more people cry than sing.
While Knabel tries to do a good job at teaching guitar, it just isn't his thing. Full of himself. Needs to spend more time teaching exercises for guitar.
K is very weird.. he can get off topic most of the times, and spends 2 much time talking, but when he gets into choral mode.. he is the best :) luv ya
Knabel is the best teacher I've ever had. If it wasn't for him and his chior I'd probably quit school.
Knabel is the best ! HE KNOWS HIS THEORY !!! Needs a little more work on playing the guitar, but he is a virtuoso on piano. 2 thumbs up !
mr.k is kool but he's sooooo weird but i think thats why everyone loves him
Annoying, talks about things and is wrong about them sometimes. HE IS REALLY FULL OF HIMSELF!
I like him a lot. I don't have him for a class but I want to be in chorus next hear. I see him on a daily basis and he is really cool.
I LOVE YOU MR. K.. best chorus teacher ever, learned alot, hes awesome!!!!!!!!!!
he is awsome and the best chorus teacher next to mrs. z i have ever had
he scares me at times but hes still a really great person someone to look up to
Mr knabel has a awesome way of teaching. He is the best teacher ive ever had.
Mr.K is the best! He's just another kid when we go on chorus trips! So much fun!
he doesn't know anything about music chorally-he is hurting more than helping
he doesn't give everyone a equal chance. If you are having a problem-oh well:(
Just a weird guy! I think he forgets that we don't have to take his class!
Mr. Knabel is one of the most wonderful teachers out there. He really cares!
Graduated before he came but I was in music and had heard he was a great teacher