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Jimi Z.

17 Reviews
Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Awarded Max Winkler Music Scholarship from Belwin Mills Music Publishing
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Jimi Z.

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Learn the formulaic approach to Pop Song writing that has been used since the Beatles era. This approach has been successful in many artists success in all pop genres.

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*****SPECIAL MESSAGE REGARDING COVID-19 FOR NEW STUDENTS WANTING TO STUDY IN PERSON AT THE ASHLAND, MASSACHUSETTS MUSIC STUDIO: We are excited to announce the return of in person lessons for those students wanting them. Because of the evolving changes that the Corona Virus gives us progressively

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Rakeen
Some people might fare better with this instructor. More chatting than instructing. Usually telling stories trying to sell himself and talk about how great he is. Delusional ideas about your relationship. Accusatory. Takes things personally. Burns bridges. Claims to be a vocal therapist but doesn't do any vocal therapy. Can provide bad advice and medical information.
Jim
This was my first piano lesson in 50 years. It was everything I hoped it would be... intellectual, fun, relaxed... and it filled me with hope that I could finally make something out of a musical instrument I left in the dust so many years ago. Jimi is wonderful to talk with and work with. This was beyond my expectations.
Dan G.
I’m 80 years old and play sax in a Senior band. I signed up for several lessons with Jimi Z. to improve my tone and breathing. I think Jimi did a great job with me, and I recommend Jimi for sax lessons. Dan Ginsberg
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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
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Karen D.

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Songwriting:
I have been writing songs since I was seven years old.
Being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music with a degree in Composition and Arranging, and having written hundreds of songs, many of them making their way into films. I have a real knack at making the teaching of Song Writing easy to learn.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
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Jonathan W.

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

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Songwriting from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sierra C.

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Hello! I'm Sierra, a Berklee College of Music graduate with over 10 years of experience songwriting. I have a unique approach to teaching songwriting and can’t wait for you to join me.

Lessons are for everyone in all genres and experience levels. Whether you’ve never written a song in your life or you’ve written hundreds, I will work to develop a plan that works for you!

- We start out with a FREE 30 minute lesson where we get to know each other
- After, I will analyze your areas of growth based on my evaluation and your goals to develop a *customized* 8-week plan for you
- Potential topics include lyric writing, melody writing, form, harmony, rhyme, music theory, guitar for songwriters, the business of songwriting, and more. Each topic will be catered towards your experience level.
- If you are not ready to commit to 8 weeks, you can also opt for a lesson-by-lesson plan that is less structured and best for those who would like to feedback on one or two songs
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About Sierra

Hello! I'm Sierra, a graduate of Berklee College of Music with a degree in Songwriting and Music Technology. I live in Los Angeles and work as a songwriter in multiple genres, including pop, R&B, folk, country and alternative. I grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan and have been writing songs since I wa

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Andrea
If you are looking to make composition a passion, a daily challenge of exploration and creation?
Sign up for Sierra classes today! 100% Recommended!

I share with you that I started my classes in October 2021 and to this day, I have created my first two songs, simple but very heartfelt, and I am starting to write the third one!! :D From the first day I received theoretical and practical knowledge that motivated me to investigate, try to tell a sincere story and little by little understand the complex but exciting world of composition.

Thanks a lot for reading! Gratitude to Sierra for everything! Keep going!
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Chris S.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Piano Performance and Studio Recording from Greenville College
  • Teaching since 2009
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Chris S.

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Hi there! My name is Chris. I teach music to people just like you and I help people achieve their musical dreams!

I can teach you how to craft the perfect song - melodically, harmonically, and lyrically. Learn how to develop interesting musical ideas, how to put a song together, and how to write lyrics that resonate with an audience!

These are lessons for students of all ages and all skill levels. Your lessons will focus on what you want to learn. Whatever it is that gets you excited about music, that is what we will focus on!

This is more than just lessons. This is a mentorship with a professional musician that can take your skills to the next level. Whether you are a total beginner or a seasoned pro, we will set clear goals and get to work on accomplishing them together!

About Chris

Hi there! My name is Chris. I teach music to people just like you and I help people achieve their musical dreams! I teach how to play piano by ear by teaching the system that professional musicians use to learn songs quickly. You can be one of those people who hears a song on the radio once an

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Aubrey
Chris has been spot-on in figuring out exactly where I'm starting (lots of musical training but have been away from an instrument for ~10 years). And he makes it fun - the take-home practice exercises right from the start made me appreciate that I'm working towards playing songs. Would highly recommend!
Angela L.
Chris is a stellar piano teacher. He figures out student's level very quickly and starts from there.
Jason
Chirs is an awesome teacher. definitely looking forward to the next class.
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Nick R.

59 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
  • Teaching since 1985
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Nick R.

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-singer/songwriter
-composition
-improvisation

About Nick

Nick performs with Paul McCartney, Jon Batiste (Colbert Show), Zeb Bangash, Antonique Smith, Rob Morrow, John Lithgow, The Hot Sardines, grammy nominated producer/composer/Indian percussionist, Deep Singh (tabla player with Sting, Katy Perry, Robert Plant) and grammy nominated producer/trumpet play

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Brian
Nick is a wonderful teacher. I came to him because I found that I was not able to translate what is in my head to the music, in my songwriting. I was literally hindered by my lack of knowledge and playing skills. I felt comfortable that Nick understood what I needed, and I like how he met me exactly where I was, providing lessons for me- individualized, personalized, and accessible yet enough to challenge me.

Thank you, Nick.
Steve B
Amazing instructor. Patient and knowledgeable.
Kara
Nick was a patient and enthusiastic teacher. I was nervous to start music lessons in my late 30s, but he made me feel comfortable and I never felt embarrassed. He taught me the songs I was interested in learning, but snuck in music theory and the basics along the way! Highly recommend

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"I enjoy my song writing coach Frankie. His knowledge and patience was well appreciated."
Dwonka "Dee"
Took Songwriting lessons from Frankie P.
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"Any time I've needed guitar help with songwriting, Garrett has always come in with something and we've come up with some pretty good songs. I'd recommend him to anyone!"
Faith
Took Songwriting lessons from Garrett M.
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"I have been learning so much from Fawn! I can honestly say I have become a professional songwriter because of her guidance, talent and knowledge. I have had a few placements and I will keep training with Fawn to keep getting stronger as a lyricist and composer. Thanks Fawn!"
BWT
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Kyle is very knowledgeable, informative, patient, and creative in his teaching style. I am learning a lot about how to write good songs, and my self-confidence with this is improving. And I am just a beginning songwriter! Definitely several points above average."
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Kyle K.
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"Thanks Moriah . I have been writing contemporary christian, gospel and kids songs for five years, I needed some help improving my lyric writing and song structure getting my songs from good songs to great songs in today's styles. I hate to say this because she has been so patient and so good I fear she might get over booked now. I think she deserves the compliment . I have worked with many others and so far I think she is the best. She has helped me take one of my song to the next level I am hopeful to get pitched to a ccm artist. I plan on staying with her. I think she really knows her stuff."
David
Took Songwriting lessons from Moriah D.
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"Learned things that I never knew existed!"
Carter
Took Songwriting lessons from Dan H.
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"Gary is extremely knowledgable and a great communicator of complex musical ideas and concepts. He has a way of breaking things down into "easy to understand" bite size pieces. This allows anyone to comprehend and master the rules of music in a third of the time other teachers have taken to teach the same information. He is professional, personable and an all around great teacher .
He has taught my daughter as well. We study songwriting together.
I highly recommend Gary!"
Steve S
Took Songwriting lessons from Gary 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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"Eric is going to help ignite my ability to write music consistently and with less writer's block in between. He's straight forward with great tips. Looking forward to seeing how this all works out."
Tyler
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric J.
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"Jeremie met with our daughter and took the time to learn her perspective and talent level and to develop a more individualized approach to working with her. He is incorporating music theory into songwriting. We are super pleased with his beginning work with her!"
Mackenzie
Took Songwriting lessons from Jeremie W.
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