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Gabriel H.

29 Reviews
Clarksville, TN
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Spanish
  • Music and Education from Johnson University
  • Teaching since 1993
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Gabriel H.

29 Reviews
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Song writing is so much more that rhyme and rhythm. Learn how to create hooks and special techniques that will cause people to stop and listen. No more struggling to come up with a word when you can make a difference with a song.

About Gabriel

My name is Gabriel. I have been playing and teaching for over 35 years both piano and Voice, Theater, Songwriting, Film, Stage Acting and so much more. As a Music Major and Christian Education major at Johnson Bible College. As a Student you will find that learning to play and sing can be fun a

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Megan
My kids really enjoy their lessons! Gabriel uses a step-by-step approach that makes it easy for children to learn how to play and read notes with tunes that are familiar.
John H.
Great
Cara D.
Instructor was very knowledgeable and friendly. It helps to have a song you want to sing and bring it to the first lesson.
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Ellysa R.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $150
  • Theater with Emphasis on Voice from Interlochen Arts Academy
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Ellysa R.

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As an award-winning singer/songwriter myself, I am here to help you take your own thoughts and emotions and turn them into works of art. In our lessons, we will focus on learning the different types of song structure, accessing your creative brain, and using both words and melody to fully express the emotion or story you're wanting to convey. I am so excited to start this wonderful journey with you!

About Ellysa

Hello! My name is Ellysa and I am so excited to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have loved helping my students realize their potential, gain confidence, and find their own voice. I have been trained in the LAMDA system, as well as attending Interlochen Arts Academy conser

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Storm S.
I have only had one lesson with her but she is amazing. She has already gotten me exploring and learning new things that I haven’t even learned while trying to obtain my degree. Ellysa has a lot of insight about the industry that I appreciate and I am very excited to continue working on my artistry with her.
Rachel T.
knowledgable and encouraging!
Ash Harper
Fun times- I've only had my first lesson so it's hard to review Ellysa accurately but I'm looking forward to learning from her.
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Peter D.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students Male: 7 and up; Female: Not accepting at this time
  • Piano Performance from Saddleback College
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Peter D.

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I have coached hundreds of songs with a wide variety of students in pretty much any style of music, accelerating their understanding of the three basic elements of song craft: lyrics, melody, harmony.

Using techniques acquired through the Berklee School of Music system, I work closely with each person's temperament and personality, and help them in drawing out their own unique mode of expression into song.

About Peter

Whether piano, voice, songwriting/composition, music theory or music production, I bring all that I have learned and developed as a musician to the lesson in the interest of the student’s growth. Whether we work in classical, jazz, or pop, We focus on what will directly fit your individual goa

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Zora
Peter has a great rapport with our daughter and is "meeting" her where she is in her interests. She loves Lord of the Rings--they've started on music from Lord of the Rings!
Wick A.
Great instructor. Friendly, easy to understand, talented and can teach piano, theory, composition, etc.
Susan
My 10 year old son loves playing little riffs on the piano but really didn't want lessons for fear it would be too much like school. Peter has been awesome about tailoring the lessons so that my son can choose the Music he likes and move forward from his place of interest. Peter is a skilled and gifted pianist, and my son is totally inspired to keep playing and put in the work to improve.
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Rebecca A.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1974
  • Teaches students Male: 8 to 14; Female: 7 to 88
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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!
David McDaniel
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Jim T.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jim T.

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I teach how to develop chord progressions from basic triads to advanced jazz chords. Lyric writing, phrasing, arranging, and basic music theory are also covered. Melody and rhythm and syncopation are studied to develop songwriting skills and performance and recording are also included.

About Jim

My career in music began at an early age (four!) with classical piano lessons until the age of thirteen. After expanding my musical horizons in high school listening to jazz, blues and rock I attended Cabrillo College in Aptos, CA where I studied jazz & music theory with renowned jazz educator Ray B

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Mario L.
Very good at tuning into my needs. Jim is an excellent musician and teacher.
Sarah
Jim is a great instructor. His knowledge of theory and his piano skills are really amazing. I appreciated his no-stress style of teaching, and it is obvious that he has a true love of music and musicians.
Al Lyle
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Frixos P.

65 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Some Spanish, English, some Greek, some Portuguese
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Epilepsy Foundation Award from Raising $10,000 by producing and selling a dedicated CD
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Frixos P.

65 Reviews
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We will learn the basics of composition by listening to music extensively and by studying the principles of music theory. We will explore popular styles, chord progressions, and techniques most commonly used in songwriting.

About Frixos

Frixos states that his love for music probably started before he was born. “I’m pretty sure the Motown sounds my mother loved to listen and move to permeated to me through her.” Add to that his exposure to different ethnic sounds like Greek (his origins) folklore and contemporary music, Portug

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Melissa K.
Excellent
Paula M.
I have been very pleased with the piano instruction Frixos has provided to my grand-daughter. He is very encouraging and tries to make the piano lessons interesting.
Frixos has been very understanding when problems arise and lessons need to be changed.😊 If you are looking for a reputable instructor, let me suggest Frixos.
Paula
We love Frixos! He is a wonderful teacher and person. We were unsure how online classes would go, but it’s been great. Frixos has done an excellent job of teaching our granddaughter. He makes it easy for her to learn, yet still challenges her.

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"Emily took me from having never really sung before, to fronting a popular band and recording music with confidence. She literally taught me everything I know and gave me the confidence to pursue my passion!"
Merisa
Took Songwriting lessons from Emily C.
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"Super passionate and knowledgable of his craft. His personal story is inspiring. Warning! He will take you to the edge to make you improve."
Martin
Took Songwriting lessons from Rodolfo G.
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"so encouraging without any fluff! I love my sessions with Rosita!"
Gregory Bruce Campbell
Took Songwriting lessons from Rosita R.
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“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!
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Linda Faye
Took Songwriting lessons from Cooper B.
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"Truly incredible teacher!

I love her. She is so sweet, she is amazing. I can’t believe how much I have improved on my songwriting, voice and playing and I wish I had found her sooner. I would tell all my friends and any one interested in piano, voice, music theory, songwriting or anything having to do with music, to take lessons with her. She is a miracle worker. Incredible and gracious, can’t say enough good things about Fawn!"
Amber
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Heaven's gift to budding musicians/vocalists!

Melody is an awesome instructor. She is prepared with specific lesson plans. She works with your strengths as well as your weaknesses and gives you the "tools" to develop your craft."
Delphine
Took Songwriting lessons from Melody M.
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"Yue's course really helped me better understand music. She presented musical concepts in a simple, easily digestible way and provided visuals and examples that made abstract concepts much more tangible and concrete - perfect for a visual learner. Learning with her was fun and engaging. I can confidently say that I feel more knowledgeable approaching music creation tools than before!"
Kimberly
Took Songwriting lessons from Yue D.
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"He just makes our music so much better. An exceptional teacher.

Randy has worked with my partner and I for 15 years. He took our melodies, arranged them, and turned them into songs that were actually singable. Watching Randy run a rehearsal and teach people songs is a sight to behold. He makes it happen quickly and efficiently, and we always have fun.

In all sincerity, I consider Randy to be the most talented musician I've ever known. He is a great teacher, even of inexperienced adults, and fun to work with. A winning combination all the way around.
John B."
John
Took Songwriting lessons from Randy L.
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"Hello Ellysa my Name is Nickboyer & i would like to have Singing lessons"
Nick
Took Songwriting lessons from Ellysa R.
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"Fawn has been my teacher for a year now and is an excellent influence on both me and my brother. We've definitely improved in all of the subjects she has taught us: Songwriting, Singing, Voice-over's, Acting and Piano. Fawn is very patient and understanding during lessons and is a very capable instructor who knows what she is teaching in music, the business and the arts. I am very happy to be able to work with such an amazing teacher who is a star in her own right! Thank you Fawn!"
Mirad
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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