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Matt B.

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Dennis Port, MA
Starting at $44
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
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Matt B.

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Want to write songs with interesting melodies and chord changes?

About Matt

I have been teaching guitar to students on the East and West Coasts of the United States for over 20 years. I was always interested in music and made my first “recording” at the age of 2 and a half. I got serious about playing the guitar when I was 10 years old after hearing the legendary Randy

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Eric T.
I never been musically inclined and have trouble comprehending the structure of music theory. I like working with Matt because he has a fun and unique way of breaking things down into layman's terms.
Mark W.
Matt is the best instructor I’ve had . He’s great at explaining things at your level . It’s honestly like hanging out with a friend that is super talented.
Errol
Matt is a great teacher, and the biggest music history expert i've met. His passion for music and teaching really shines through his teaching!
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Frankie P.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Berklee Achievement Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Master of Music from Boston University
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Frankie P.

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I have written and recorded well over 100 professional level songs. I teach how to understand diatonic structure and chord resolution and how, once you know the "rules" you can break them all to play exactly what you hear should be in the song.

About Frankie

Hello, future student. I want to tell you just a little about myself to see if you would like to study with me. I have over 20 years of teaching experience with degrees from West Virginia University, Berklee College of Music, the University of West London, along with a Doctorate in Music Educa

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Sarah
Enjoyed my first lesson! Got my work cut out!
Carter M.
Frankie’s great. My son has progressed well and is learning a lot!
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Natalie L.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Natalie L.

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I'm a songwriter and musical theater writer (ASCAP, BMI Workshop) with over 15 years of experience crafting songs and 12 years experience teaching. My work has been performed in New York Off-Broadway, Nashville, and L.A.

Songwriting lessons are in some ways similar to Composition Lessons (see "Composition") with a focus on popular songwriting, including musical theater and commercial music. You will learn about harmony and form, but lyric writing and also how to tell a story through song. You will also work on how to create a catchy hook, how to keep your song focused and clear, how to create a "turn" at the end, and how to grab and keep the listener's attention.

About Natalie

Natalie is a NYU and BMI Workshop trained composer of songs, musicals, and concert music who has helped many songwriters find their voice and fine-tune their skills. She is particularly adept at identifying what is keeping a song from working (whether it be music, lyrics or both) and helping writers

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Kayla R.
My daughter is really enjoying the lessons with Natalie!
Anthony Novak
Great instruction! Have Natalie be your teacher!
Nicole M.
She’s really amazing
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Andrew S.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, spanish
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Andrew S.

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Have my master's in Composition arranging from the University of North Texas. Been composing many genres of music for other artists as well as myself for many years.

About Andrew

Education/Experience: Guitarist/ Singer/Composer/Arranger/Music Producer, Andy S., is an experienced, well-versed musician in many disciplines of music. He has a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz studies from the prestigious University of North Texas and Masters in Jazz Arranging/Composition from

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Justin S.
Patient and knowledgeable. Made me feel immediately at ease and was a pleasure to work with. Would recommend to anybody that wants to improve their singing.
Sydney H.
Andrew has been a wonderful teacher. Funny and patient.
Mike
Excellent knowledge, presentation and communication. He taught at the right level for me. He's a great teacher.
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Emily C.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • AA Vocal Performance from Musician's Institute of Hollywood
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Emily C.

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Whether just starting out, or putting the finishing touches on your songs, I can guide you to your best possible outcome. Some students come to me having never written a song before, and some come wishing to add something new to their already established project. I can help you put music to your lyrics, lyrics to your music, or fill in the gaps. Meanwhile, I will walk you through every step of the process so you won't need me forever! I can help with the basics of song structure, chords progressions, rhyme schemes, accompaniment and more!

About Emily

Emily has been working professionally for over 20 years. In addition to performing in musical theater throughout New York and California, she has worked as a recording artist with Universal records and Sony, and for artists including Katy Perry and Billy Joel. Emily has been featured in live perform

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Paytra
Emily has been a god send ! As a professional and working recording artist in NYC... I was in need of a vocal coach who catered to my style. She taught me control and changed my voice completely. The best teacher I've had by far!
Stephanie
Emily isn't just a great singing teacher- she also gave me the support, confidence and knowledge I needed to turn my musical ideas into completed songs for the first time.
Casey
Emily Carlstrom is a total badass. I've taken a handful of voice lessons with her. They were so simple, yet so extremely helpful and motivating. She really knows how to listen and that makes her a great friend, artist and teacher.
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Rebecca A.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students Male: 8 to 14; Female: 7 to 88
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1974
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Rebecca A.

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Bring your journal writings, thoughts scribbled on a page, or sophisticated ideas for a new song. (If you don't have any, I have some you can think about. Also, bring your favorite songs you listen to often.
We'll study the form and music elements of your favorite song first. Then we'll dive into your phrase(s) to learn key rhythm patterns and play around with some melody ideas. This takes the most time but being able to record your melody on your phone or iPad device helps. I'll show you how to compose your song on Music Staff paper and watch it develop before your eyes. But you don't have to wait until one song is finished before starting a new one. The best writers often have several songs developing simultaneously.

For your enjoyment and personal satisfaction, you can write songs for yourself, your family, friends and who knows who else. Come ready to create!

About Rebecca

I started piano lessons at age 9 and recorded a '45 at age 11 and my first album at age 12. From there I recorded 2 more albums and then recordings evolved into cassettes, CDs and finally MP3s. I love the ease of recording a quick summation of a song idea, melody line and/or lyrics on an MP3 and co

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Gwen W.
Rebecca is very patient & encouraging teacher
Sarah
My child has been doing piano lessons for a month now and is really enjoying them and learning quite a bit!
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"Fawn is original, passionate and a musical genius who makes learning fun

Fawn’s way of teaching is quite original, passionate and always to the point. She can make the most insecure person get out of their own way and become more secure. Working with her, I get a glimpse of genius in action. She really is a musical genius and I have been learning an incredible amount from her. My songs keep getting better under her training and guidance and I finally got a placement in a sitcom from her re-write. I look forward to watching my own abilities continue to grow and become stronger."
Donna
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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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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"Fawn is an investment in my future, money spent well

Fawn takes you on an unexpected fun, whirlwind of learning when you take lessons with her. Can’t read the notes? No problem, she’s got you. Vocal problems? Oh yeah, she fixes that too. Trouble in the studio? Voice off pitch? Need mic technique? Weak on piano? Sight singing? Can’t play the blues? Can’t play classical? Need to learn how to write a song? Can’t find a hook for your song? Don’t worry, Fawn to the rescue! Seriously, is there nothing this woman can’t do? I soak up her wisdom like a sponge. I’m currently working in the studio with her on my debut album and we are half-way finished. It is sounding ah-may-zing! I am learning so much from this studio wiz. Having her in my life the past 3 years has been the right choice and an investment in my future. Here’s to another successful year with Fawn on my team."
Lalah
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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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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"Enzo always comes out excited from his class with Axel. Looking forward for more"
Enzo
Took Songwriting lessons from Axel O.
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"Fawn is an amazing teacher. I've been taking songwriting classes from her and I learn something new every lesson. She's very sweet, talented, encouraging, and understanding. I was nervous to take lessons online at first, as I've never done it before, then was unsure who I should take from because I didn't want to get someone who was terrible. I got really lucky though, I highly recommend her. She's absolutely fantastic."
Ashley
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Totally Amazing. She teaches me Music theory to improve my songs, she gives tips on lyrics. And she's really cute!"
Joe Lu
Took Songwriting lessons from Rosita R.
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"Mr. Kenneth Robinson is a professional and a knowledgeable vocal instructor. His sessions are inspiring and motivational. Having him as my instructor, my goals are being met."
Carol
Took Songwriting lessons from Kenneth R.
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"Fawn is extremely special, a great find! Literally breathed life into my dying career and I am eternally grateful for her help, instruction, guidance, wisdom, insight and talent! She makes me a better me not just in songwriting and singing but all areas of my life! Thank you Fawn!"
Reese
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Fawn is one of the kindest, most talented and hard working people I have ever had the pleasure to learn from! Her songwriting skills are A++ top of the line! I can see how she has had three top ten hit songs and won so many awards! She has helped me immensely and I am forever grateful for her input and helping me turn mediocre songs into masterpieces! Thank you Fawn! Can't wait to do more!"
Bruno
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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