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TC C.

Nashville, TN
Starting at $100
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Songwriting from Liberty University
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Having worked as a music publisher for over ten years, I have creatively managed professional, award-winning songwriters in several genres including pop, country, rock, Americana, and Christian / Gospel. Songwriters that I have worked with have garnered almost 50 #1 hit songs, and have won and been nominated for several Grammy's, CMA, ACM, and Dove Awards! Whether you see songwriting as a hobby, a passion, or your dream career, I will help you build a process that fits your skills, style, and personality, and is guaranteed to make you the best songwriter that you can be. We can also touch topics like marketing your music, booking gigs, and what publishers and music supervisors look for when they're seeking out new talent. I’m excited to work with you, and to help you unlock your full potential as a songwriter!

About TC

I am a music publisher located on Music Row in the heart of Nashville, TN. The publisher I currently work for has garnered nearly 50 #1 songs in country, pop, and rock over the last eight years, and continues to land placements with world renowned artists and brands. My team of publishers creatively

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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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Ronnie B.

78 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, French, Italian, Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ronnie B.

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Wether just a beginner, or been around song writing awhile, I will teach you a few tips and tricks, Theory’s and My own Experience to help spice up you’re Songwriting!

About Ronnie

Hi,My Name is Ronnie. I have been playing music for eight years and I am currently Leader of "Blonde", my Rock N' Roll, Rhythm N' Swing Band. I Live in Redondo Beach and have Lived in the Southbay for most of my life.I was blessed to grow up around the local music scene! I've had the pleasure of per

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Ben
As a complete newbie to the Harmonica, Ronnie was very thorough and patient with me. I look forward to having many more lessons with him.
Sergio
Ronnie is an amazing teacher. He is very patient as a teacher and explains things in a way that makes it very simple to understand. He cares a lot about his students and their improvement and will work with you on whatever you might be struggling with and will help you feel more comfortable and confident.
Brandon L.
Just go to ronnie. Very knowledgeable from his mistakes and victories
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David M.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Awarded B.M./M.M. Scholarship from Webster Universty
  • B.M./M.M. Music Theory and Composition from Webster University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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David M.

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Classical composition and form, jazz composition including scoring and arranging. Other styles include pop, rock, and blues.

About David

Composer and guitarist David began formal music training at the age of 5 on the drums. He taught himself guitar as a teenager and began playing in local rock bands. Initially entering college as a Journalism major, his passion for music led him to Meramec College where he studied Music Theory with

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Chris
Dave is one of the best teachers I've ever had. He's extremely kind and easy to work with, and always pushed me further. He built a balanced curriculum around technique, theory, and playing songs that had me seeing great improvements in a short amount of time. You will not be disappointed! This man knows a great deal about a large variety of topics, and will tune your curriculum to what specific things you want to learn.
Danielle
Dave is a great teacher!
Brian O.
Patient, encouraging, extremely knowledgeable, and always there to answer questions. Everything you could want in a teacher.
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Randy G.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Music from Glendale College
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Randy G.

3 Reviews
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In this course you will be taught everything you need to know when it comes to learning to how write your own songs. Whether you want to use some music theory, or your ear, I'll get you started and ready to go!

About Randy

I am a professional guitarist and guitar teacher, with 15 years of experience playing guitar, and 8 years teaching guitar. I have helped many guitar students reach their goals, and am continuing to do so. I want to help YOU now! I have reached many of my own goals as a guitar player, I have writ

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Nicole
Randy is a good teacher. I just booked my next class!
Kim
He's great! I took my little brother before quarantine started. And then when it hit, he's accommodated well to his online lessons and he's continuing to make great advances in his progress. Highly reccomend!
Demitree
I play guitar in a band and as all musicians do, we always want to chase a new sound. I discover new techniques from others and naturally i want to learn them.
I always I find myself coming to Randy To further advance my playing because he explains the process to create the sound I want as simple as possible and we are able to get results quickly.
He is definitely someone who cares about making his students the best they can be in something they love!
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985 from Penn State University
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Sam K.

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Sam K.

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my musi

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through

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"Kyle is very informative, knowledgeable about the subject, patient, and supportive, and he has a wonderful sense of humor! I am learning a lot in my songwriting lessons and gaining much more self-confidence. Definitely several points above average!"
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Kyle K.
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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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"I love working with Keira. She is equally fun as she is serious about teaching and I really appreciate that."
Danielle
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"EDwin has been a great help over the last couple of years. Don't know how I wrote and recorded songs without his help"
Dan
Took Songwriting lessons from Edwin I.
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"I have been learning so much from Fawn! I can honestly say I have become a professional songwriter because of her guidance, talent and knowledge. I have had a few placements and I will keep training with Fawn to keep getting stronger as a lyricist and composer. Thanks Fawn!"
BWT
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Amazing songwriter and a great teacher. She really showed me how to express my feelings in real words not corny rhymes. My songs are a million times better now. She even helps me write in Spanish!"
Isabella Pulido
Took Songwriting lessons from Tanisha H.
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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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"I felt like it was the best experience that I could have with a teacher in the subject that I wanted"
Cortez
Took Songwriting lessons from Rebecca G.
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"Brendon helped me get started writing songs / producing music. Brendon was very helpful getting past anxieties with getting started and feeling overwhelmed by all the possible ways you can go about making music. Each week he had suggestions on how to improve the structure of my music. Also, he was willing to go wherever my interests were at.
Furthermore, he's nice."
David
Took Songwriting lessons from Brendon R.
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"Keira is an excellent teacher who loves sharing her insight with others. I would recommend her for all ages as she works equally well with children and adults. Her background in songwriting across different genres helped shaped my music into songs I love playing."
Angela
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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