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John C.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts from Appalachian Bible College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John C.

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Training in the basics of modern popular songwriting including form, harmony, melody, and lyric writing.

About John

With a pedigree going back to Beethoven, a bachelor's in music and a certificate in theory, harmony, and ear training from Berklee College of Music online, I have a broad and versatile musical background. My training began when I was in 6th grade and started taking piano lessons. By 9th grade I bega

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Taught basic foundation technique
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Glenda J.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $23
  • Speaks English, French
  • ,Music Education, French, Drama from Wayne State University
  • Teaching since 1990
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Glenda J.

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About Glenda

After studying at Cass Tech High School and Wayne State University in MI, I have enjoyed teaching privately, in groups, and at churches, I have performed vocally and instrumentally throughout the US and in 8 foreign countries, and taught at public, charter, and private schools. It is important to t

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Danyelle
Ms. Glenda is very inspiring, patient, and kind with her teaching style. She is committed to musical excellence. So glad I found her.
Jennifer
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Ms. Glenda is amazing. Really knows her stuff:
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Jordan P.

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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jordan P.

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About me:
B.A. in Music Studies from USF
B.A. in Psychology from USF
Over 5 years experience teaching piano, voice, music theory, and composition
I have worked professionally as a classical singer and pianist for over 4 years
I also have been involved in pop, rock, and jazz bands throughout my musical journey
I've written, recorded, and produced 2 electronic pop albums (soon to be 3!)

In my lessons I focus on the student's goals, so everything I teach will correlate with what you want to learn.

All ages, genres, interests, and abilities are welcome!

About Jordan

Hello there! I have over 5 years of experience as a piano and voice instructor. I taught students of all ages, from children ages 5-17 to adults ranging from age 18 to late 60s. I have taught students at ability levels ranging from the very beginning stages to students doing more intermediate/adv

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Elaine D.
Jordan has been giving voice lessons to my son (16) and daughter (12) online for almost a year now. I was little hesitant at first because we had never tried online lessons before, but my kids adore him and have become more confident singers. Jordan is very patient, encouraging and knowledgeable, and I highly recommend him as an instructor.
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Joe S.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $47
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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Joe S.

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I try to help each songwriter become the best writer they can be through their own sound and language. During the lessons, I do quite a bit of analysis of a student's favorite pieces, as well as my own...then incorporate that into their own songwriting process.

About Joe

I absolutely love teaching music! After over 20 years of teaching, performing, writing, and recording in all styles/genres, it continues to be a great adventure. It is a joy to pass this on to others...especially seeing my students that never touched the instrument going on to be very proficient p

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Stan
Joe is an excellent observer and listener. In our first lesson, was able to assess where I was at and immediately start providing constructive feedback. Looking forward to continuing!
Jim J.
Excellent
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Moa M.

43 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Swedish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Associates of Arts in Vocal Performance/Independent Artistry from Musicians Institute
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Moa M.

43 Reviews
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Learn how to structure a song and how melody and chords work together and how to write killer lyrics!
I am signed myself as a songwriter with BMG and will give you my best tips and tricks (#1: do it every day).

We will analyze a few of your favorite tunes and figure out how to recreate those elements and put your own flavor on it.

About Moa

***Currently on tour with Olivia Rodrigo, limited availability*** Having grown up with two teaching parents and a teaching sister, I think it was pretty clear what I was going to be when I grew up. After touring all over the world, having songs on TV and radio and being signed both as an artist

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Jill
Fantastic first lesson. She quickly identified my issue areas and provided me with the tools to work towards overcoming them.
Aileen
Moa is great with our daughter and very patient. My daughter loves her lessons with Moa every week.
Danielbarker
Love it
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David W.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors of Science from Charter Oak State College
  • Teaching since 1996
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David W.

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Songwriting for most folks isn't just a product of inspiration. It takes study and work too!

I encourage a playful, and improvisational approach to generate the raw ideas. From there, we can take time to study the genres and artists that have inspired you, so you have a better understanding of those sounds, and how to use them creatively.

About David

Hi there, and thanks for viewing my TakeLessons profile! I am excited to be a part of the team in Berkeley, CA. I started teaching lessons while in music school for Classical Guitar in 1996. From 1998 onwards, I played with a variety of musicians from Africa and Latin America, as well the as gre

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Mariano
I've been taking lessons with David for more than 2 years, he's amazing... he's very knowledgeable, patient, knows how to explain difficult concepts and can adapt to a broad range of topics, covering different areas that I'm interested on, including music theory, songwriting, guitar and bass, and music production.

David is both a professional musician and an experienced instructor, and you can tell the difference that makes in every class.

We started with at-home classes, but switched to online during the pandemic and that's working pretty good for me to.

I'd recommend David to anyone looking to learn a new instrument, get better at it or expand their music knowledge in general.
George McKale
Simply put, David is a great teacher. His lessons incorporated the perfect blend of theory and patience while opening up new horizons on the fret board. His style of teaching is very flexible so that one can hone in on what excites them. For me, that was jazz and David made a huge difference in my creativity.
Selina
David did a wonderful job, teaching me bass via Zoom with a lot of focus on what I wanted to do. Even though my interests ranged from technical to classical to theoretical to funk, he always had something he could show me and proved to have great knowledge of the instrument as well as of music theory and history. I would recommend him to anyone.

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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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"I feel like I can connect with Tony. I love his positive attitude and energy!"
Greg
Took Songwriting lessons from Tony N.
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"Bill is a great instructor. I haven't been taught something I wasn't going to need to elevate my understanding."
Hardy
Took Songwriting lessons from Bil M.
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"Crystal is a fantastic teacher. She helped me with my songwriting and coached me on my singing. She is very kind and supportive. She has the easiest demeanor and puts you in a really comfortable, creative space when she's working with you.

I cannot say enough good things about Crystal. She's an excellent teacher and an excellent person."
Elena
Took Songwriting lessons from Crystal Rose S.
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"Excellent teacher, very knowledgable!"
Mengdi
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric J.
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"Wade is awesome! His bright charisma motivated me to push forward in my music career. He also employed many techniques that truly fit my learning style and helped me grow better as a musician."
Austin
Took Songwriting lessons from Wade B.
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"Jonah is an easy-going, kind and talented songwriter, who is already teaching me music theory, and helping me develop my song in just one session! I look forward to our next session. Great, patient teacher."
Elizabeth
Took Songwriting lessons from Jonah R.
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"Madyson is excessively skilled in songwriting, endlessly kind, and is extremely easy to work with. Anyone could seek to learn something about the craft from her."
Erik
Took Songwriting lessons from Madyson W.
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"Highly recommend
“The pupil gets to be the star, Cooper Bombadil helps that star shine.”

I wanted to write this review/reference for Cooper because I was impressed with his abilities to instruct while allowing my songwriting creativity and vision to be held as valid. Through encouraging examination of my progress, he illuminated and clarified the project rather than tailoring it to fit his own agenda. He built trust and didn't overshadow my work. This is a gift that should be shared to others with musical aspirations!

His sensitivity, insights and solid suggestions helped me achieve a goal that had lain dormant for ten years. I am beyond satisfied with his songwriting instruction services and plan on exploring his vocal coaching!
Please feel free to contact me with any questions.
Linda Faye Carson
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Linda Faye
Took Songwriting lessons from Cooper B.
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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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