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Jonathan W.

Millis, MA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA - Piano Performance; BA - Composition from University of Hartford - Hartt School
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Jonathan W.

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Hello future songwriter! My name is Jonathan and I am excited to help you along your path to getting those original song ideas onto paper and into the world! I am Classically trained and have a degree in composing music. With these insights I have an initiative in qualification for writing songs as I already offer lessons in composition. I have written music for myself, for other people, and for different instruments and organizations.

You can expect to learn about chords and harmonies as well as how to use a multitude of tools and insights to further your musical endeavors. I will carefully instruct you, offering unique insights that will boost your originality and offer different perspectives and approaches to what you have already. That being said you can expect to become more than a songwriter but a musician!

About Jonathan

Jonathan Weir graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Hartt School of Music with a degree in Piano Performance and Composition. Jonathan has been playing Classical Piano since a young age and has studied under Maggie Francis, piano faculty at the Hartt School. The discovery of Classical Piano also led hi

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Moriah D.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Recording Industry from Middle Tennessee State University
  • Teaching since 2016
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Moriah D.

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Nashville singer-songwriter with a degree in Music Business and an emphasis in songwriting from MTSU. I've toured around the country as an artist, and currently write in the country, pop, and Christian genres. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student, helping them strengthen their natural style and grow to meet their personal goals. All experience levels welcome, I look forward to helping you learn to structure and hone the craft of songwriting, and express yourself through song. Sign up today, and lets make music fun and attainable!

About Moriah

I am a professional singer-songwriter, living in Nashville, TN, with a degree in Music Business from MTSU. I have been a touring artist for 10 years and have a passion for not only the craft of singing and songwriting, but for finding the uniqueness in others and helping them shine! In addition to w

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Dee F.

59 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Montana State University
  • Teaching since 1983
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Dee F.

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I write currently for film and television, published composer. Over 35 years experience as a songwriter and composer. Have won awards for songwriting; have songs in library of Fervor Records, Inc. Phoenix, Arizona. Currently teach Craft of Songwriting classes at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, Montana. I have written over 500 pieces of music including: vocal songs, instrumental pieces (piano, guitar, violin, mandolin, solos; string quartets, Classical, Jazz pieces for solo instruments); liturgical music, choral octavos, Bluegrass songs. I have produced 6 studio albums of original music and have a web site of songs, etc. Learn all you need to know in writing, recording, and producing songs. Graduate work in composition and theory. Have fun learning and progressing quickly in lessons with me!

About Dee

I have been a private studio teacher of piano, guitar, voice, violin, mandolin for over 30 years. I have taught band, orchestra, and choir in public schools for over 20 years, which enables me to teach many instruments and voice. I hold an ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE ENDORSEMENT, K-12, from Univers

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Reesa
I have been taking lessons for over a year with Dee. I started with mandolin and then switched to piano. Dee is very knowledgeable about both instruments and is an extremely patient and approachable teacher. I’m an older student so I really appreciate her patience and ability to challenge me at the right level. I’ve tried other teachers that were either too rigid or too unstructured and Dee is neither. I highly recommend Dee as a music instructor, she clearly has a lot of experience and knowledge about how to teach.
Mike O.
Very patient and understanding person. At my age of 62 and trying to learn the bass along with the challenges of issues brought by life, these sessions have become therapeutic in nature....
Mike O.
Dee was very informative and answered all my questions. She understands that myself an older student returning to music has a different approach and she is going to work with me. I am looking forward to next week.
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Kris S.

25 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor's of Arts in Music and Psychology from University of Connecticut
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kris S.

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Learn what makes a good song work. We'll find out how to write songs that capture the emotions you feel.

About Kris

As a life-long student of music I know how overwhelming the subject can be. In my classical piano roots no one taught me how music really worked or how to write. After ten years of study I became highly proficient at reading the notes on the page and moving my fingers to play them, but I hit a wall

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I feel so lucky to have discovered Kris on TakeLessons. Every lesson begins with him checking in on my progress in a variety of different areas and every lesson ends with notes of our session and different areas for me to practice before our next session. There's always a great mix of homework types that Kris lets you explore in a way that is organic and fun for how you want to learn. He will work with YOU to help find the lessons that inspire you to keep practicing and staying engaged. We also spend a decent amount of time on music theory and composition, so I feel like I'm actually learning the instrument and not just following patterns. Lastly, Kris has a high level of empathy and is great at encouraging his students. He always makes me feel good about the progress I'm making while still challenging me to be better. I can't recommend Kris enough.
Hershey
Kris is great .. always positive and upbeat. Clearly is masterful at understanding music theory and its applications to the piano. Working at a rapid pace and after just 3 lessons, I feel like I understand the piano. I would say that my understanding of some music theory (as a guitarist) helps me keep up with Kris, but he is a great listener and pauses when necessary.
Nicole
Amazing instructor. I've come so far from working with him.
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Jason M.

104 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Jason M.

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I started writing songs at age 7. I recorded my first song at age 16. I use theory and chord progressions with my instrumental students to help develop their own style sometimes by only adding suggestions. I teach a rock camp in the summertime where kids age 7-15 come out and learn to write original music and perform it on stage in only a week.

About Jason

-=FULL VACCINATED as of 5/19/21!!=-TakeLessons.com Instructor since it's inception, Jason M. is available for in person and online lessons worldwide leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 20 years, ukulele, bass, banjo and keyboard for over 10 and teaching music in gen

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Phoenix L.
My son, 9, loves Jason!
Mark
patient, thorough in explaining things
James S.
Five Stars for the teacher.
Three Stars for technology.
Patient, knowledgeable, easy to work with.
Did I say patient?
A fantastic ear and knows what I need to accomplish.
In time, Jason will help me master my goal and in time to jam with friends this summer.
Cheers.
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Noam B.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA in Jazz Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Noam B.

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I am a professional musician and educator. I got my BA in the Berklee College of Music with the honors of Magna Cum Laude, and have toured and played in 4 different continents. My debut album, "Friendy Fire" was released on the label GSI Records and has amassed over 130,000 streams on different streaming platforms. I am among the winners of the Pathways to Jazz grant for the year 2021, and also during this year my music has been reviewed by over 6 different jazz magazines and played on the radio in 10 different countries.

I have been teaching music since 2013, and have worked with private students from the ages of 4-50. I have taught both beginners and advanced college-level students, as well as whole classes in elementary and high school. I have also directed ensembles which consisted of musicians from the ages of 12-20.

I can teach jazz music, classical music, pop/rock/soul repertoire, technique, ear training, harmony, theory, improvisation, and composing. My goals with students ...

About Noam

My goal is to help my students fall in love with the music and the craft, so they can practice and learn about music from a place of enjoyment and love, while still teaching them all the proper technical and theoretical aspects. I can teach jazz music, classical music, pop/rock/soul repertoire, tech

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Sarah
I’ve been taking lessons with Noam over the past year and can wholeheartedly recommend his teaching! As an adult beginner, I was pretty apprehensive about starting to learn an instrument but Noam really worked with me to learn at a level i was comfortable with, and also pushed me to explore things I hadn’t expected, like improvisation. Take lessons with him!
Zohar
Noam is one of the most unique and rare artists out there. His approach to music is 100% love and passion. When Noam is teaching he's giving all of his heart to the student, so the student would get inspired and well involved deeply in the learning process. Noam his a soulful brilliant musician, with a fresh and innovative attitude of teaching and playing. If you wanna be a deep musician, and open up your mind to a whole new musical world - Noam is the one that would help you open that door.

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"I've struggled to write my own songs and Adam has been a huge help in providing not only the knowledge to write but also the support to have confidence in myself. Highly recommended!"
Tory
Took Songwriting lessons from Adam K.
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"I’ve been playing guitar for years and still learned interesting new ideas from Yue’s course. Even with music elements I had a vague understanding of, she found ways to help visualize them very effectively. Yue did a good job of adjusting the content based on my knowledge level. Her course is thoughtfully designed and structured to cover all the topics that are the most useful to know for anyone learning music. This was great for someone like me who has some background and wants to deepen their understanding."
Chris
Took Songwriting lessons from Yue D.
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"Fawn is an incredible songwriter and coach! She has turned my mediocre songs into hits and I have placed several on television shows since she helped me make them better. Every lesson I learn something new and feel empowered and like I'm finally headed in the right direction. You will learn so much about yourself when you take lessons with her. She is a true blessing."
Bobbie B.
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Rodolfo is an incredible instructor and music entrepreneur. If you are taking music seriously you must work with him!"
Nadreas
Took Songwriting lessons from Rodolfo G.
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"Greg is a master of music theory and knows about all the practical applications of guitar and bass. He is just a plain good guy too!"
Wylie
Took Songwriting lessons from Greg C.
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"I have been taking songwriting with James for 4 months now. I have learned so much in that time. I still continue to grow my songwriting skills with his lessons. I would recommend James if you’re looking for songwriting lessons."
Dave
Took Songwriting lessons from James R.
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"I love to write but then writing music seemed out of the ordinary. Well.... not any more! Thanks!"
Georgia
Took Songwriting lessons from James W.
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"I have worked with and learned from Peter D. for a little over 2 years and am SO happy with how much I have learned. Peter is classically trained but is also open to many music styles and experimentation. Not only is he an exceptional musician himself, he really knows how to "diagnose" each student and create the lesson around their needs. You will not be bored in Peter's class!"
brittany
Took Songwriting lessons from Peter D.
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"He has a good ear and can help quickly with transcriptions. More importantly, he also gave some practical advice."
Daniel
Took Songwriting lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Yue's course really helped me better understand music. She presented musical concepts in a simple, easily digestible way and provided visuals and examples that made abstract concepts much more tangible and concrete - perfect for a visual learner. Learning with her was fun and engaging. I can confidently say that I feel more knowledgeable approaching music creation tools than before!"
Kimberly
Took Songwriting lessons from Yue D.
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