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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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Karen D.

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Rapping:
Using the same techniques I use to teach voice I will help the student wishing to learn to rap . I can teach you how to rap the songs you love or, using my famous song writing techniques, help them write their own.

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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Prophet C.

100 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Awarded Gospel Rap Artist of the Year from Hollywood Gospel Insider Music Awards
  • Basic from Granada Hills Highschool
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Prophet C.

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I am a professional award winning rap artist with 25 years of experience, 6 full length albums, 2 mixtapes and 20 years of stage and touring experience.

I also own a professional record label with 19 full-length CD releases and 6 signed artists. I know how to teach everything regarding rap from songwriting and lyrics, Freestyling, breathing, and music industry advice. If you wanna be a rapper then you need this information.

Sign up now and you will be rapping by the end of your FIRST LESSON!

About Prophet

Prophet C. is professionally known as The Prophet X. He is a professional rap artist, music production company owner, record label owner, website design company owner and more. Currently, Prophet is teaching all of the following classes both in students home locations, in his Teaching Studio and

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Alexandra
1 lesson in so far and big homie is fire. Thank you so much bro.
Fara S.
Really gives you the breakdown of how to write and rap
Prabaa N.
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Chris S.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Piano Performance and Studio Recording from Greenville College
  • Teaching since 2009
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Chris S.

21 Reviews
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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 rhyme as well as create your own beats. Learn how to develop your skills as a wordsmith, improve your delivery and perform like a legend. I can also help you make beats that will compliment your style and ignite your 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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@NARD2HARD I.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $79
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors Degree Business Administration/Music Marketing from Devry University
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@NARD2HARD I.

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We can make you sound like a star!!!! RAP, HIPHOP, TRAP, R&B, DANCE & POP are our specialties. WE have wrote songs for SONY RECORDS, 300 ENTERTAINMENT, QUALITY CONTROL MUSIC, CASH MONEY RECORDS & YOUNG MONEY RECORDS & MORE! We can help you like the styles of Future, Migos, Rick Ross, Eminem, Cardi B, down to Beyonce, Drake, Chris Brown, Usher etc. We can make turn up music, we can make relaxing music, we can make songs with verses that include a lot of wordplay, complex bars and we can make music that make people move.

About @NARD2HARD

The Ultimate HipHop/Rap Teacher. I have wrote songs for SONY RECORDS, 300 ENTERTAINMENT, QUALITY CONTROL MUSIC, CASH MONEY RECORDS & YOUNG MONEY RECORDS & MORE! I have over 17 years of experience in the HipHop/Rap music industry. I have written over 1000's songs. I have worked with all types of arti

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Joshua T.
Very helpful, even in small doses! He cares!
Franek
very interesting and usefull lessons!
Justin L.
Very caring teacher. Very wise and master of his craft. Understanding of the students need and helps him or her to reach his or her goal. Sky is the limit is what he instilled in his students
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Jonathan B.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Awarded CARAS Grant from Temple University Research Administration
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Jonathan B.

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There aren't too many schools for rapping that I know of. I learned the way most people learn: on the streets of the city they live in. I've listened heavily to records across Hip-Hop history and I practice MCing regularly as part of my work as a song improviser. I combine techniques from Classical Poetry to modern vocabulary to raise the ceiling on what is possible for an MC.

Things you can expect in rap lessons from me...

-Freestyle: we'll build your confidence and toolset for off-the-top rhyming
-Verse-writing: I'll examine your verses and teach you to refine the writing and delivery to help you reach your audience
-Music Theory: most rappers don't even consider this, but I emphasize understanding music and knowing how to improve your technique and writing through deep understanding of poetry and music theory
-Career Advice: I make sure you get the most bang for your buck when you study rap with me

About Jonathan

I studied music therapy and music theory at Temple University from '06-'10. Learned a lot. Then again, I learned even more teaching at a school for kids with learning disabilities and working as a traveling street performer. Once you see the world and work with some unexpected challenges, you learn

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Preston T.
Mr. Jonathan was absolutely fantastic with my son. He was patient, supportive and always so positive. He worked hard to connect with my son and figure out ways that would make the learning fun.
Ramon L.
great human beign.
Jim M.
The first class was very good. We covered a good amount of ground. There's only so much an instructor can do during a first class as the teacher and student get to know each other, however, so I'm looking forward to future classes to get deeper into the lessons
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Kait K.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Marion Ross Scholar from San Diego State University
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Kait K.

39 Reviews
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Hip Hop & Rap highlights and demands excellence in one of my personal favorite aspects of music: rhythm! As a singer who started out as a drummer, rhythm was everything. The complex rhythms in these genres make me come alive as an artist and a teacher. Syncopation, one of the concepts in rhythm can be a challenging thing to understand but it's at the core of every interesting rap vocal. These vocals 'dig into' the music as another instrument in a way that they don't as strongly in other genres. Also the rhyming schemes used by various artists in these genres can be so challenging but SO rewarding when you can master them!

About Kait

Kait K. has been coaching singers of all ages and abilities since 1997. "Every singer has stumbling blocks. It is my passion to help them identify those, understand them and then move past them. Singers are complex people with complex instruments, and no matter what our expertise level, the desire t

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Julie
Kait is kind, so talented and knowledgeable. Very comfortable being with her. She's a pro and a pleasure.
Julie *.
Kait is kind, professional and very knowledgeable. Love working with her!
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"My ten year old son absolutely loved learning how to rap with Prophet. He is an excellent teacher, talented rapper, and is exceptional at establishing rapport with kids. Sometimes my husband would join in too and they would make up the funniest raps. Thank you so much for Prophet for all the good times!"
Margaret
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Prophet C.
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"Amazing teacher, I didn’t expect to learn so much, can’t wait for future lessons!"
Mustapha
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Prophet C.
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"I enjoy the classes more each time."
Chasity Pitts
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Prophet C.
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"Can’t wait to come back!"
Pete
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from @NARD2HARD I.
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"My 10 year old son has so much fun learning how to rhyme and rap with Prophet."
Isaac
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Prophet C.
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"Bernard was awesome! So knowledgeable and so passionate about teaching. I was amazed at his wealth of knowledge. Thank Bernard!"
Jeff
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from @NARD2HARD I.
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"Bernard was awesome! So knowledgeable and so passionate about teaching. I was impressed by how much he really wanted me to "get it." And, WOW.... that guy can hear the intricacies of a rap song after ONE listen through."
Jeff
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from @NARD2HARD I.
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"Bernard personalised our lessons to my level of knowledge and made sure that I was growing even though I was a complete newbie.

He's really encouraging and is always giving me feedback on areas I can improve.. These are things I wouldn't have picked up on myself!

I can see improvement already, and look forward to future lessons with him.

Thanks Bernard"
Long
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from @NARD2HARD I.
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"Fawn is the real deal."
Shae
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Fawn A.
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"Bernard taught my son how to rap and he hasn't looked back since. Thank you!"
doug
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from @NARD2HARD I.
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