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Lance R.

51 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelors in Music from University of South Florida
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Lance R.

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Are you ready to start writing your own music, but you aren't sure where to start? I'm a doctor of music theory, with years of experience teaching people how to do just that! These lessons will give you the basic song writing tools necessary to create a beautiful, catchy tune that will truly speak to your individuality as a musician. I can also offer critical analysis of your current work, and give you detailed feedback on its artistic qualities.

About Lance

Dr. Lance R. is a Professor of Music offering private lessons online and in the Dallas area. He received his B.M. and M.M. in Vocal Performance from the University of South Florida, and a Ph. D in Music Theory, with a related field in Vocal Pedagogy from the University of North Texas. His greate

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Bobbie
Dr. Lance is so great with my son! He is so kind and patient and my son really enjoys his lessons with him! I am amazed with the speed at which my son has learned under his instruction. He encourages my son’s curiosity with music and saxophone related things. I’m very happy with all that Dr. Lance has taught my son thus far and am looking forward to continuing with him in the future!!
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Sammy
I’ve started both speaking voice and singing lessons with Lance. My primary goal was to speak with a less nasal voice. Lance does a great job of explaining what is happening mechanically when you produce sound with your voice, and how to manipulate your voice by manipulating muscles in your mouth/throat. He also gave me exercises to help me develop a feel for controlling these muscles, which have been helpful.

I’ve only had 3 lessons so far, and I’ve already had someone tell my that my voice sounds significantly better / less nasal, so I’m very happy with the results Lance has helped me produce so far!
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Ruben D.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Music Education from UTEP
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Ruben D.

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Taking ideas and developing structures to express those ideas with music.

About Ruben

Over the course of my musical career, I have had the opportunity to learn from many musicians. I am skilled at taking complicated ideas and conveying them in an easy to understand manner for my students. My passion is being able to share my knowledge and experiences with you so you will be able to

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GREG C.
Ruben is a great instructor and very flexible. He tailors his lesson strategy to the student's goals and creates a supportive environment. His focus is on building a solid understanding of music structures first and then applying to the guitar.

There was some confusion with the 'take lessons' website in that it scheduled my lesson for CST when both I and Ruben are in PST. I didn't spot it until 'day of' and Ruben was gracious and flexible in still being able to do the lesson at the later time. Not his fault and I appreciate his willingness to adjust his schedule once the issue was realized.
Chris R
Reuben was well prepared and very engaging.
Stephanie L.
GREAT TEACHER!!!
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Douglas R.

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Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • BA in Music Composition from Occidental College
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Douglas R.

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Music evolves fast. However, many of the techniques taught to students represent past eras of songwriting and production styles. We need a music theory, and a songwriting process, suited for the 2020's and beyond. In our lessons, we will engage deeply with your own songwriting goals and skills, developing techniques that will help you bring your music to another level. We can study instrumental recording and arrangement, lyrical development and voice, digital processes like MIDI drum programming, sampling, and audio mixing. Whatever you need most to expand your own songs and composer's toolkit will determine our curriculum. All genres, from classical to trap, dubstep, rock, jazz and pop.

About Douglas

Hi! I'm Doug, a songwriter, producer, and multi-media artist with over a decade experience making albums and releasing music. While many teachers can deliver the basics of music theory and composition, I am focused on new music and songwriting on the cutting edge. We can work together to combine t

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James W.

92 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Canadian French, French - Canadian (Quebec) French, Australian English, American English, British English
  • Awarded Songwriting Award from Beat100.com in the UK
  • Teaching since 2002
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James W.

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Whether it is composition for yourself or someone else I can show you the way to work that is fast, effective and outlines the stabdard approach used by the best in the business.

About James

New 6 Month and One Year Courses Taught: 1. Radio Introduction Personality Broadcasting. 2. Guitar Studies Advanced 3. Music Industry 4. Advanced Composition 5. Sound Design 6. Abelton LIVE 7. Premix Setup and Post Production 8. PR and Promotions Business Background: I worked for Eddie Van Hale

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Alex
I absolutely loved taking lessons from James. I was just coming off of a long break from acting when I found him, and I’m so thankful that I did. He gave me the confidence boost that I needed to push onward in my training. Since he has experience in the industry, he was able to tell me (truthfully) what I need to expect when my career takes off someday. That aside, we read through screenplays, did some accent work, improved a bit before every class, and talked about the power of positivity/confidence. I learned a little bit of everything from him. If you’re looking to get started on your path to an acting career, James is definitely your guy! He’ll do whatever he can to prepare you for your crazy journey through the industry.
Michael Largent
Where do I start, Mr. Walsh is an amazing coach and even better person. His classes extend beyond what he is teaching you, with life insights and showing you how to free your mind and be more positive on a daily basis.
donaldo
convinced me of the importance of the fundamentals
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Chris C.

82 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music from Belmont University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Chris C.

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Are you interested in being able to confidently play lead and rhythm parts in a band? Want to learn to write songs? Want to learn to just strum along to your favorite records by yourself?

I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instrument. My aim is to help every student achieve their personal goals on their instrument within the context of a relaxed and patient environment that promotes a love of music!

I achieve this by:

1) Individualizing lesson plans so that each student stays engaged and learns in the style that is best for them as learners.

2) Ensuring that students learn BOTH how to play their instrument as well as the theory behind what they are playing. This creates a more well-rounded musician that is capable of problem solving on their instrument and being able to play in a variety of settings.

I have been playing music for over 10 years and teaching private lessons since 2014. I play ...

About Chris

Are you interested in being able to confidently play lead and rhythm parts in a band? Want to learn to write songs? Want to learn to just strum along to your favorite records by yourself? I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instru

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Khonnie G.
Chris is very very knowledgeable on the guitar and bass instruments. He is fun and very patient teacher. Highly recommend him!
Caitlin
Chris is great to work with. He's patient and very knowledgeable. I like that he focuses on music theory as well as playing. His approach to teaching makes for a well-rounded learning experience. I feel more confident learning songs on my own and understanding the structure behind them.
Jonas
Chris is an excellent guitar instructor. After picking up the guitar after a 40 year hiatus, he has quickly got me going again. Chris has been really good at customizing instruction to meet individual needs. For me, I wanted to get beyond just strumming chords. After just a few lessons, I feel we are well on our way to meeting that objective.
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Gregory V.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $49
  • Teaching since 1987
  • B.A. Music Composition, Credits toward M.A. Music Education from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gregory V.

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A lesson with me is much more than working on your vocal or instrumental ability. We are going to pick the perfect song for you to work on while learning and becoming confident with the techniques. I want to make sure you not only sound great, but look like a confident performer whether you are onstage in front of thousands, or at your friends wedding to sing a song that you’re totally nervous about doing.

About Gregory

Los Angeles native currently looking for New Students who are excited about taking that first step and beyond! The most direct & illustrious methods to unveiling one's musical dreams! Empathic & motivating instructor bringing out the best in you and quite possibly the unexpected! I teach Voice, Gui

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Jackson S.
Gregory was professional and enthusiastic for our son’s first guitar lesson! I had a super great first impression of him and we are excited to get to m ow him more!
MaiLan
Gregory is amazing. He works well with both kids and adults. He is very professional and we couldn't recommend a better instructor.
Luke
Greg is a great teacher. Made me feel comfortable in my first lesson.

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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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"Chrissy helps me build self- confidence in songwriting. She gives very good instructions and facilitates creative thinking . Beyond the technical aspects, she is experienced, , knowledgeable, compassionate, funny, and a joy to work with."
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Chrissy S.
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"I can't thank Fawn enough for getting me past my mental blocks. She really saved me and now I have put out my first single, with an album in the works. Thank you so much Fawn!"
B. Smith
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"In the course of a few lessons with Gfire, I (with coaching) wrote a song that I felt pretty good about. I've written a few songs before and had learned the basics, but I enjoyed learning her method (which, in a phrase, would have to be "keep going") and I plan to use it to see if it'll help with my productivity. Gfire was always very upbeat and positive without being phony, encouraging without being demanding, so the lessons were always enjoyable. I would recommend her."
Jim
Took Songwriting lessons from Gfire
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"Fawn is an incredible songwriter and coach! She has turned my mediocre songs into hits and I have placed several on television shows since she helped me make them better. Every lesson I learn something new and feel empowered and like I'm finally headed in the right direction. You will learn so much about yourself when you take lessons with her. She is a true blessing."
Bobbie B.
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"I have been taking songwriting with James for 4 months now. I have learned so much in that time. I still continue to grow my songwriting skills with his lessons. I would recommend James if you’re looking for songwriting lessons."
Dave
Took Songwriting lessons from James R.
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"Talented and insightful teacher!"
Cortnie
Took Songwriting lessons from Josh L.
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"Indigo is an awesome teacher!"
Geoff
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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"He has a good ear and can help quickly with transcriptions. More importantly, he also gave some practical advice."
Daniel
Took Songwriting lessons from Jonathan G.
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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."
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Took Songwriting lessons from Randy L.
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