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Popular Songwriting Teachers Near Holden

Jason K.

Medway, MA
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Alec H.

Carlisle, MA
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Jeanne W.

Billerica, MA
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Jason K. Medway, MA

About Jason

Hello, my name is Jason! I have been surrounded by music for my entire life. My father, a Berklee School of Music graduate, is an accomplished guitarist who introduced me to many forms of music as a child. At age seven he introduced me to Ringo Starr’s drum solo in “The End” by The Beatles and I knew that I wanted to learn to play percussion. Since that time, I have studied percussion theory and technique extensively with Shawn Green and Kevin Fortunato, both Berklee graduates. I studied film scoring, music theory, music history, and electronic composition at the Cambridge School of Weston under Gustavo-Assis Brasil (another Berklee graduate) and Michael Weinstein (the school’s music director and Berklee professor with an extensive list of degrees and credits). I also performed in ...

Alec H. Carlisle, MA

I have been writing music for almost 10 years and have picked up some great techniques in songwriting and performance.

About Alec

A Boston native and recent UMass Amherst graduate, Alec has played and performed music for most of his life. This multi-talented, vibrant, up and coming artist has performed around MA as part of several ensembles. Most notably, he spent 4 years performing with locally award-winning and notorious get-down-and-party band Kids on a Hill (an Amherst-based neo-funk band in which he played the alto saxophone,) and UMass Amherst'€™s Doo Wop Shop a cappella group, whose Disney Medley currently has 4.5 million views on YouTube. Alec is currently living and performing in the Boston area as a solo singer-songwriter and front man with his new Indie-Pop band, A Little Backwards. *** Lesson Details *** Get ready to make the most out of your instrument. We will be focusing on the creative approach, ...

Jeanne W. Billerica, MA

Students must learn to know all of their major and minor scales before they are introduced to songwriting.

About Jeanne

I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a B.M. (Bachelor of Music in Applied Piano(Performance Degree). I also attended Eastern Nazarene College, where I received a Massachusetts state certificate to teach. I've taught classroom music in public schools in Templeton, Boston and Somerville, Massachusetts, as well as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I also have experience teaching private piano in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I have taught private piano to a student in Athol, Massachusetts who continued on to Berklee College of Music, where he graduated. I am a singer/songwriter/keyboardist who has 2 albums out, appeared on Comedy Central, MTV, on ABC National Television, and "The Jimmy Kimmel Live Show." I was on National Public Radio(NPR), on the BBC in London, England and my

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Lauren M. May 3, 2013
Piano
Verified Student
Jeanne is a fantastic teacher

Jeanne is a great person and very easy to communicate with and I personally think that makes for a nice teacher/student relationship. I can ask her questions and she explains things very well. I feel in the 4 short weeks I have been working with her that she has taught me quite a bit. Each week I leave there with something new to challenge myself with. I would highly recommend Jeanne as she is a wonderful piano teacher. Thank you Jeanne. I look forward to this journey of learning.

Elizabeth L.

Lowell, MA
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Ashley Y.

Sudbury, MA
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Maggie M.

Sudbury, MA
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Elizabeth L. Lowell, MA

About Elizabeth

I am a multi instrumentalist and professional musician of over a decade- and would love to teach you everything I know! I have been studying music for over 12 years, through school and college, on my own, and with private instructors including Chris Parello, Mike Orenzoff, Norma Hooks, and Buddy Charleton. I consider my main instrument to be guitar- I have been playing for about 12 years, and am comfortable in just about any professional situation on my instrument. I play lead guitar, rhythm, and we can go over many techniques and subjects to help you become more versatile and well rounded: including ostinato picking, slide/open tunings, improvisation, and composition. I also teach Bassoon- which I studied throughout high school and college. Pedal Steel Guitar, I have studied for about

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EdL January 31, 2012
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I am extemly pleased with the progress I have made thusfar. Elizabeth's method of teaching has taught me so much more than I would have expected to learn in the short amount of time that I have been involved so far. I am looking forward to a long and productive musical journey with Elizabeth and I'm confident that my talents, with Elizabeth's help, will improve beyond what I have imagined to achieve on my own through many years of unproductive struggle.
Ashley Y. Sudbury, MA

Interesting in writing music? One-on-one guide to song form and technique. Theory included.

About Ashley

Ashley has been teaching Voice since upon graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Musical Theatre from Pace University in New York City in 2008. She is qualified and capable of teaching all levels and abilities, including: Musical Theatre, Classical, Rock/Pop, and Blues/Jazz. She is comfortable teaching all levels of Vocal study, from the absolute beginner to the advanced singer. Ashley is also a trained Pianist with classical training, and is capable of teaching levels Beginner through Intermediate. Ashley's first instrument was the guitar, and teaches acoustic and electric guitar for levels Beginner to Intermediate. Ashley has performed all over New England and beyond since a very young age, making her professional debut at the Publick Theatre of Boston at the tender age ...

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Gretchen D. November 25, 2014
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
We've been so happy with Ashley for the first couple of months of guitar lessons. She's very professional and my daughter loves going every week.
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John D. September 15, 2014
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
I have enjoyed my lessons with Ashley because:

1. Pace of instruction is perfect for my level (beginner) and available practice time (limited).
2. Ashley isn't simply teaching me how to play a song; rather she is improving my technique in this critical period where bad habits can still be changed.
3. Always on time (granted instruction is at her location but none the less this is appreciated).
Maggie M. Sudbury, MA

About Maggie

I began playing violin at a young age, following the Cape Breton tradition. I later took up the banjo, and took it all the way to Berklee College of Music where in 2010 I was the first female to graduate with a principle on banjo. I have spent the last 4 years touring heavily with my bluegrass band, Chasing Blue, teaching independently and teaching for various after school music academy's in the Boston area.

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Olga T. October 30, 2014
Violin · In studio
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Alex loves to come to violin lesson with Maggie!

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Whether you are a beginner Songwriting student, intermediate Songwriting student, or advanced Songwriting student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Songwriting skills. Your choices for a Holden Songwriting instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Songwriting instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with helpful details like teaching ...

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