Salt Lake City Songwriting Lessons

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Popular Songwriting Teachers Near Salt Lake City

Gabriel E.

Salt Lake City, UT
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Richard W.

Salt Lake City, UT
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Phil S.

Ogden, UT
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Gabriel E. Salt Lake City, UT

About Gabriel

*** Studio Equipment ***
Has many guitars for students, microphones, sitting area for parents right in the studio-encourages it for younger students

*** Travel Equipment ***
I have extra guitars, blank guitar books for lessons and I also can provide private video lessons or live CD's of the lessons.
With literature.

Student should have there own guitar tuner and metronome.

*** Specialties ***
I use the Aaron Shearer method for classical guitar.
And teach Flamenco techniques taught by Mariano Manzella and Chuscales.

I also teach Blues and metal guitar.

Richard W. Salt Lake City, UT

When I was working on my degree in Music Theory, I was required to take two years of composition. In that time, I composed a few solo piano pieces. Later, I composed a piece for piano and viola along with a string quartet.

About Richard

I began playing music at the age of six. I started with the piano and saxophone but found my true passion, by age eight, in the guitar. I took private lessons from a great teacher for the first seven consecutive years of my study and further developed my knowledge and skills through self-directed study. I received my Undergraduate degree in Music Theory from the University of Utah. The pursuit of this degree allowed me to study many different musical aspects, including: composition, music history, ear training, sight reading and music technology, along with classical and jazz guitar studies. Over the years, through my education and practice, I have learned a great deal, not just about the guitar, but also ways to teach music and engage students in their pursuit of musical knowledge.

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Brian B. November 23, 2013
Guitar
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Rich is an excellent guitar & music teacher

Starting to study music and learn the guitar in my late 40's was pretty tough. After trying a community education class, and a different private instructor, I found Rich here on Take Lessons. After the first lesson I knew that I was going to learn a lot from him, and that I would enjoy the journey.

Rich is very knowledgeable about music, and he takes the time to teach it in a connected and practical way. As he says in his bio, he is laid back, but that does not mean that he is not serious about music and about teaching. For me his teaching approach is perfect, as he blends a deep understanding of all aspects of music with learning, and enjoying, the guitar.

My previous experience was focused mostly on learning chords, songs, and how to read tablature. On my own I discovered the Hal Leonard Method beginner book series, and started to teach myself to read music from it.

As I started my lessons with Rich he immediately did 3 things that impressed me. First he assessed what I knew, and what my goals were. He reviewed my progress in the Hal Leonard book and encouraged me to keep using it, making some key observations and suggestions during the first lesson that immediately helped me. And the most impressive thing was that he started teaching music theory from the very first lesson, showing me scales, introducing the Circle of Fifths, and demonstrating the application of understanding the principles, patterns, and theory. This made me very hungry to learn.

I don't want to just learn how to play songs on the guitar, rather I want to learn to make music with this instrument. That is what Rich is teaching. And his approach is very comfortable and fun. He adapted himself to my learning style and my needs from the beginning, and I can see myself continuing to learn from him for many years.
Phil S. Ogden, UT

About Phil

Phil S. has been teaching private lessons for a year now, and is currently available to teach lessons at his home studio or online. Phil loves helping students learn the guitar, so they feel comfortable playing for their friends and performing formally. Phil is also a professional composer and recording artist. He has scored music for TV, Film, and advertising. His music is available for licensing at libraries in New York, London and Sydney. He is proficient at Logic Pro software and loves to share his knowledge about film scoring and creating high-quality arrangements and recordings.

Phil has played guitar professionally for 18 years, and has been a recording professional for 10 years. As an expert in his field, Phil enjoys helping new students achieve their goals. He has a fun, open ...

Songwriting With TakeLessons

TakeLessons offers private in-studio and in-home Songwriting in Salt Lake City and nearby areas. Learn how write songs by working with a qualified TakeLessons instructor. Review Salt Lake City Songwriting teacher profiles and contact a friendly TakeLessons student counselor by phone or email for assistance with scheduling your Songwriting lessons.

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 Salt Lake City 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 ...

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