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Patryna G.

3 Reviews
Boaz, AL
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Editor's Choice Award from Poetry.com and the International Library of Poetry
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Patryna G.

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I'm a poet and songwriter. I mostly write poems that I turn into songs sometimes. I have published poetry books. I create children books with poetry too. I love to rhyme and have fun. writing. I have poetry awards. I would love to help you write poems and songs. ( For adults and kids) Take a look at my other subjects to learn how write a book and self publish it.

About Patryna

As an author of books for both children and adults, I love exploring other languages and cultures. I am passionate about writing poetry and songs. I love music, the beach and riding my bicycle. Most importantly, I am a lifelong learner and I love to teach. Some of my favorite subjects to teach incl

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muhammad
Thanks for making me feel comfortable talking in English. You helped me not be so shy anymore. I love your personality and energy. Thanks for believing in me. You have helped me be confident. Thanks for helping me prepare for ILETS exam. I know you really care.
Jason Ridgeway
Patryna teaches in such a way that you do not need to ask the same questions over and over. She is very patient and gives you the understanding you need to be a successful Writer. Unlike others that I have worked with, Patryna teaches in a way that you feel loved and not like just any other client. I did not just gain another skill but a loved one. I would invite Patryna in my home anytime she in my area.
Seaira
She has help me publish a book and is co-writing a book with me at the present time. She teaches people how to write poetry, ESL, and publish a book. She is a great teacher! She is a great motivator. Has a great personality, I definitely recommend her. She has taught at public schools, pre-k to 12th and adults and children online.
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Beth B.

55 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Beth B.

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As a published songwriter, I enjoy teaching others how to foster their creativity through writing as well. I will take you through the process from brainstorming, formulating, editing, adding music/chords to the lyrics, writing riffs, to finishing and copyrighting your original work.

About Beth

Hi there! My name is Beth and I'm a TakeLessons music lessons instructor. I provide customized, encouraging, and engaging instruction for each student, specific to their unique interests, experience level and goals. My teaching experience started primarily with teaching in-person lessons but I rece

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Mia
Beth is very nurturing. Her positive personality and encouragement builds confidence. My daughter enjoys her lessons immensely.
Jolin Z.
Great experience on the first class for my both kids. Beth is so nice, amiable. My kids love her.
Brison B.
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Andrea C.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrea C.

19 Reviews
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In Song Writing Classes you will learn to write and create your own original songs.
1 - You will learn steps in putting your creative thoughts and stories into your music.
2- You will learn a variety of writing and singing techniques.
3- Together we will reach your writing goals and future writing goals.

About Andrea

I love teaching and inspiring people so that they can achieve and feel the best they can be in their life. With my many years of experience and education I look forward to helping you through your life journey and reaching your goals. Let me help you organize your life. You will enjoy my friendly

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Cherry S.
Andrea was wonderful. Patient and helpful. I will take lessons from her again.
Miles
Great first lesson! Excited for more to come!
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Meet Online Songwriting Teachers Serving Altoona, AL

James P.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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James P.

8 Reviews
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I'm an award winning, published songwriter and I have a passion for songwriting and I love to help people with their songs. I can help you shape that music that lives inside you and is longing to get out.

About James

I've played keyboards and sang professionally for the last 25 years. During that time my home has been in the San Francisco Bay Area but I have performed all over the country and have toured several times in Germany, Switzerland, and Japan. I’m a two time winner of the West Coast Songwriters “Song

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Michele L.
I came away from my lesson with James feeling so happy and knowing that he will be teaching and encouraging me all the way going forward. I am actually lost for words to express what an incredibly positive experience I had today. I am also looking forward to my grand daughter taking lessons from James now too. I feel I got lucky that James is the teacher that was found for me.
MIchele
Marcus C.
First lesson for my grandson and James was excellent, looking forward to future lessons.
Thanks James.
Mike W.
James is a great teacher. Patient and inspiring. I have just begun my late in life music learning experience and he is perfect for that.
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Chris B.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Business Administration from William Paterson University
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Chris B.

37 Reviews
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Contrary to popular belief, creativity is teachable. If you understand the inner workings of music, then you'll be better equipped to write effective songs.

About Chris

My name is Chris B. and I've been playing music for most of my life. The best lesson that I've learned is that we're never done learning. Once you start believing that you know everything there is to know about your instrument then you've stopped growing. I've also learned that I enjoy sharing

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Marley
Awesome first lesson for our 14 year old daughter! She’s pumped to continue with Chris, and we’re pleased with the entire process so far.
Ron
I have been taking lessons from Chris for 5 years. He is very open to learn and teach all styles of music. in turn, allowing me learn and play music I though i never would. His guidance in "the technology" of music is also greatly appreciated.
The learning experience with Chris is top notch, never an issue with communication or punctuality.Always able to move around his busy schedule for the "adult" student.
I want to thank Chris for allowing to find my "Soul Mustard" He is the best you can find

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Wayne NJ
Jay
Chris is an awesome instructor! He was patient and professional. I was truly a beginner and Chris helped me every step of the way. I would recommend him to anyone looking to pick up a guitar or further enhance your skills. Thanks for all the help!
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Allen P.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Education w/ Jazz Emphasis from University of Miami
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Allen P.

18 Reviews
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Online Songwriting Teacher

Coaching and assistance in making lyrics and melodies come to life in an organized, creative way. We can help you prepare your songs for demos, recordings, publishing and performance.

About Allen

I am a University of Miami School of Music graduate with extensive experience in music education, theory, songwriting and arranging. As a winner of the Florida State Concerto Competition at 17, and having performed with some of South Florida's best singers and musicians, I offer a wealth of knowle

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Herb P.
Allen is an EXCELLENT teacher!! Allen knows how to explain music theory in a very practical way, has a lot of patience, and motivated me to keep going after my dream of playing the piano
Sabu M.
Great teacher
Rigel
Allen was an amazing Piano teacher. Its been over a year since I have taken lessons with him but the knowledge, technique, and material he taught me I still take with me to this day. Anyone can simply memorize how to play a song but he teaches you the intuition you need to truly play Piano. Music is not something that was easy for me to get, but I can personally say after taking lessons with him I understand Piano and what music really is a lot more than what I did before. He has his recommended way of learning and curriculum, but he really does align his teaching process based on the way the student learns. He is very patient. Sometimes it would take a while for me to catch on to something, but he was always very patient and encouraging which was very helpful for me overcoming challenges. Overall, a great teacher that really understands his students.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Altoona, AL

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Altoona is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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45 min
$54 average
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"I'm not being hyperbolic when I write that Kelly is one of the finest teachers I've ever had. I'm a singer-songwriter with unlimited drive, but frustratingly limited musical skills, and Kelly has been able to teach me theory and any number of other related skills such that I've made great progress. She is very patient, extremely musical, and has great taste, which sure doesn't hurt!"
Susan
Took Songwriting lessons from Kelly A.
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"So, if you need a music coach, Fawn is the one! She teaches just about all things music! She is honestly the best. Fawn is always friendly and works with you on all possible songwriting, melodic and lyrical issues. She is also great with working with your schedule.
Fawn is easy to talk to and she brings up thought provoking topics I would have never thought to write about. We work in Google Docs so I can see as she makes adjustments and changes. I am learning more than I thought imaginable and my
songwriting is getting stronger and tighter. Thanks Fawn!"
Trent
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Ahmad is Awesome! Lessons are a must. Before I started lessons, I would find tabs online and it was fun but I was wasting my time. I wasn't progressing and I didn't have any concept of timing and other essential basics. As a result, I was playing the proper notes but I wasn't playing them correctly and I couldn't improvise at all.

Ahmad takes difficult concepts and breaks them down into small, easy to understand pieces. Harmony concepts that I thought I wouldn't be able to grasp, I understand fully and use every day. He has a ton of tips that make learning so much faster. For instance, you learn how to find any note on the neck quickly without having to memorize the whole neck, which is crucial skill. Another great thing is that he uses tablature in his lessons. So, you don't have to know how to read music to get started.

If you ever want to write your own music or play with other people, call Ahmad now. He will make sure you learn the right way. I'm writing music and playing/improvising solos, at a level I thought I would never be able to achieve. Every lesson opens new possibilities."
Tom
Took Songwriting lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I tried other teachers for my songwriting craft and vocal career. I felt like I was going nowhere fast and became frustrated. Then I tried Fawn. Game changer! Fawn was clear and concise. I finally see progress with her. She has inspired me to become more passionate about music again. I had almost given up. Thank you Fawn! I look forward to continuing lessons with you. You are a blessing."
JayJay
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"I learned alot on the first hour lesson. Stephen made it easy for me to grasp the basic fundamental of song writting."
Nelson
Took Songwriting lessons from Stephen H.
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"I love lessons with Keira! She is so friendly and knowledgeable, and she really cares about her students."
Maria
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"Tony is a great songwriting teacher! His lesson plans are extremely organized, easy to understand, and very engaging. He is very creative and great at explaining and simplifying the fundamental aspects of songs with detailed examples."
Rin
Took Songwriting lessons from Tony N.
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"Very professional & knows his craft well

Amazing - the vast experience & knowledge present themselves with just the first lesson!"
Karissa
Took Songwriting lessons from Lucian W.
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"The Music, Media and Entertainment Technology Department (MMET) which is part of The Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts.(APA)
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Taylor taught a master class in Songwriting for our
Songwriting Master Class Series in May 2018.
She was outstanding and kept all 60 teenagers engaged.
Taylor has a very calm and relatable style that worked for my students.
I highly recommend Taylor as a teacher!!!"
Jamie
Took Songwriting lessons from Taylor M.
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"Enormous Student base an affirmation of an Enormously Successful Teacher

Fawn is a warrior for justice. She rights all the wrongs of other teachers bad coaching. She turned my sons bad piano habits around in just 2 lessons! My daughter's bad vocal habits changed after the first lesson! I have never seen anything like it. We are grateful to have found her. I now have confidence that my children are in the best hands possible. I love the energy she puts into her recitals and the enormous student base she has is an affirmation that she is doing great things in California!

-mimi"
mimi
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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