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Eric C.

40 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Eric C.

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There are so many ways to write a song. Songwriting lessons will cover a lot of ground including but not limited to song structure, dynamics, melody, rhythm, harmony, etc.

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Performing and recording musician with several groups for over 15 years. I have been teaching private lessons and classes in community education to students of all ages since 2007. I have also taught music in early childhood education, St. Paul Public Schools as well as music therapy programs at

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Jackie L Micklewright
Eric has been very patient and accommodating of our 7 year old who is learning the ukulele. The instruction is age-appropriate and he provides a lot of positive reinforcement/feedback.
Mackenzie
Instructor was well prepared and very clear on what is expected.
River G.
Eric is very patient and personable.
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Jimi Z.

17 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
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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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Ben R.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Ben R.

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I have written and recorded with a number of successful bands, including as the primary songwriter, and in collaborative arrangements. I believe equally in the importance of a strong theoretical background, and in the importance of subverting conventions.

About Ben

Hi, I'm a lifelong musician and educator with 20+ years of experience writing, recording, performing and improvising across multiple instruments and genres. After years of teaching music on the side, I left my day job as a college history professor in 2018 to devote myself full time to building a co

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Andrew
A great present for my wife to learn the ukelele. She annoyingly (jk) brings it out at all gatherings now. Thanks Ben!
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Peng D.
I'm a new learner in guitar, I barely read notes. Ben is very patient on me. The learning process is dense but smooth. Ben let me feel I can achieve my goal in near future. Thanks!
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Oliver H.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelors in Upright Bass and Vocal Performance from Knox College
  • Teaching since 2012
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Oliver H.

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I'm excited to take you on a journey of making your art, ideas, and songs come to life. To write a good song requires a lot of different skills. We will be covering topics like music theory, chord progressions, musical devices like word painting, and much more. All of these lessons will be geared towards creating original material while referencing songs you love.

About Oliver

I specialize in upright bass, jazz bass, funk bass, bass technique, and rhythm. I will inspire a positive attitude and good practice habits that will help any student succeed. I’ve extensively studied jazz, latin jazz, funk, rock music, hip hop, bluegrass, folk, and composition. I can also tea

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Brookelynn C.
Amazing first experience. Oliver made me super comfortable and shared a lot of knowledgable resources
Benjamin
My son is very happy with Oliver as his teacher. They seem to have a good rapport and he (my son) is enthusiastic about his lessons.
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Brian L.

9 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Wayne State University
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Brian L.

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I'm an educated full-time musician, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. I've also previously earned both an Associate of Arts degree and Music Foundations Certificate from Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Michigan. I have years of experience as a prof

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Joshua B.
Brian was very patient with my son. He made sure he was aware of his instructions. He even guided him back to the correct path when he was unsure of the information. Great teacher!
Jaesung
Tremendously knowledgeable and able to teach complex things very simply. Everything he taught me was so much more profound and important to understanding music that I could have imagined. Highly recommend him as a mentor if one is at all interested in music.
Maya H.
Brian is wonderful! He is extremely helpful and patient.
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Mark W.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Mark W.

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I am a platinum awarded songwriter who has had over 250 of my songs recorded. I've been teaching my songwriting courses at UCLA extension for 16 years and at Songwriters School of Los Angeles for 8 years. I don't want to change you as a songwriter, I just want to make you a better "you" as a songwriter. I promise to do it in a fun and supportive way, with lessons and exercises designed to strengthen your songwriting skills.I teach the craft of commercial songwriting as practiced by Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and Bruno Mars.

About Mark

I am a platinum awarded songwriter who has been teaching songwriting for 16 years at UCLA extension and at The Songwriting School of Los Angeles. As a performer I have recorded over 15 albums-- my style is similar to Michael Buble or Harry Connick. My last few albums have reached the top 2O on the J

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Rob Gray
Mark is a wonderful teacher and a kindhearted man who brings and blend of artistic, technical, and practical wisdom to every situation. What I enjoyed most was that he challenged me as a writer while showing me ways to bring my best to every line. The lessons last, too; I notice myself drawing on our past lessons frequently when I write. Time spent learning from Mark is well spent, and even though he makes excellent jazz music (see him live sometime!) his input is valuable in any genre where the lyrics are important.
Ashley
Mark is an incredible songwriting teacher! I began taking songwriting lessons with him almost a year ago and have seen incredible growth in my songwriting since then. Mark is extremely supportive and knows how to give great constructive criticism, I can't recommend him highly enough!
Roger
Mark has made such a difference to my songwriting and greatly increased my confidence. I am an example of a songwriter who does not have great skill in singing or playing my own songs. Mark has the remarkable ability to hear how the song is actually "supposed" to sound and what it is the student is trying to convey! Can't recommend him highly enough.

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"So far my daughter is pleased and is looking forward to working with Joe. She has only had 1 lesson so far but it was smooth sailing and all went well."
Katelyn
Took Songwriting lessons from Joe R.
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"Marwan has put a lot of effort both in and out of our lesson slot to make these sessions a great learning experience for our 14 year old daughter. His weekly recap emails are terrific, too."
Kate
Took Songwriting lessons from Marwan S.
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"Brendon is amazing! He's very professional and encouraging. He's actually inspired me to pursue songwriting as a career!"
Patrice
Took Songwriting lessons from Brendon R.
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"Technology today is incredible. I'm in Norway, Fawn is in Los Angeles. Where else could I find a quality teacher with a couple of hit songs help me at my craft? If it weren't for the internet I would have never found such a talented songwriter to help me tighten my songs. I love, love, LOVE the time I spend with Fawn hashing out my songs to record with my band in the studio. She is so gifted, easy going, precise and fun. She really respects keeping the integrity and emotions of my songs and is good at keeping people open to changes that are necessary to make a mediocre song great."
Anneke Grace
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Very professional & knows his craft well

Amazing - the vast experience & knowledge present themselves with just the first lesson!"
Karissa
Took Songwriting lessons from Lucian W.
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"Dan is really good and creative teacher! I had fun lesson with him!"
Xi
Took Songwriting lessons from Dan B.
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"Chrissy really helps me a lot with writing melodies for my lyrics. SHe is very protove and encouraging and creative. I really think she brings out the best in her students. Definitely several points above average!"
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Chrissy S.
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"Not only is Matthew an amazing instructor, he incorporates a ton of his experience within the lessons."
Carlos
Took Songwriting lessons from Matthew Q.
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"Heather gave me many great ideas as to how to structure melody and lyrics. I highly recommend her."
Karena
Took Songwriting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"I only got to take lessons from Marc for a couple of months in the summer of 2016 (I had to move away for work), but he is hands down the best music teacher I've ever encountered. It's a year and a half later and I'm still benefitting from his tutelage. From beginner to advanced, you've found the right guy for the job."
Chris
Took Songwriting lessons from Marc M.
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