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Ray F.

14 Reviews
Tucson, AZ
Starting at $28
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1977
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Ray F.

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I wrote my first songs in my early teens. I can help you with form, finding hooks, harmonization, lyrical structure...the list is endless! I have written and recorded over 75 songs.

About Ray

I grew up in a musical family in Tucson, where my dad was a high school choir teacher for 25 years. I had the privilege to be in his choirs for 2 years! I attended Northern Arizona University studying music education/performance 3 years (music scholarship), Pima College music ed. 1 year. This includ

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Erica
So much more than a teacher - Ray has become a mentor to my daughter. He not only teaches her the technics of reading and performing music, but encourages her to grow professionally. Most importantly, his excitement and love of music make the lessons so much fun - I hear the (laughing and) improvement in her voice during every lesson.
Edward K.
Thoroughly enjoyed a great experience, fully met my expectations and more.
I like the combination of information and practical exercises. Learned a lot in 1st Lesson.
Stella E.
Very personable and focused-look forward to more
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Madie V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Music from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Madie V.

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With 6+ years of songwriting and a Bachelor's degree in Contemporary, Urban, and Popular Music, I'm here to help you find your unique voice in songwriting! I've worked in a multitude of genres including R&B, neo-soul, pop, folk, and indie-rock. In lessons, we'll focus on many various elements of songwriting such as song form, literary devices in lyric writing, melody, and harmony.

About Madie

Hello, I'm Madie! No matter your skill level, genre focus, or experience in songwriting, I will work with you to help you gain tools, build confidence, and find your unique voice as a songwriter. I'm a singer, songwriter, keyboardist, guitarist, and producer. I've been studying music for 13 years

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Steven E.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steven E.

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Hello, I've written songs my whole life. It's a part of my lifestyle. I can definitely help you in reaching your goals. Send me message if you have any questions.

About Steven

Steve is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist, and record producer. He currently is a music director at his local church and holds a degree from one of the best contemporary music schools. At GIT he had an opportunity to study and play with some of the best musicians in the world. Stev

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KEVIN
It was our first lesson and went over a lot of material. I’m excited to learn from Steven, he seems very knowledgeable and easy to understand.
Avian G.
Great start with Steven. Can't wait for the next lesson!
Edozie E.
Steve has been teaching my two boys piano for a few months now and it’s been great. My kids are 6 and 7 and had never played an instrument before. They absolutely love their lessons and have made a ton of progress in the short time since they started. I would recommend Steve for any music lesson needs you have.
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Joy M.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joy M.

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I can help you define your message & intent so that you can sing your songs with purpose and power. I can assist in turning spiritual messages into a palatable poetic piece of art.

About Joy

Jazz Saxophonist and Singer with the gift of bringing the best out of students. I make learning fun & easy. I can help you discover your true sound and voice. I’m proficient in jazz, free jazz, soul, funk, reggae, dub, drum n bass, house, and world music. You'll be improving in not time ; )

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Max L.
Joy is a warm and patient teacher who can assess the appropriate pace for a new student to learn at. She's also a wonderful musician herself. Will definitely be back for more lessons!
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Andrew P.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Andrew P.

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Songwriting is my specialty, truthfully. I can help you in your writer's block or chordal dilemmas. I have helped many students of mine write their own songs and iron out all the mistakes young songwriters make.

About Andrew

Hello! I've been teaching music full-time for the past 10 years. I graduated music school in 2008, holding a Bachelors in music from Columbia College Chicago, a thriving arts school in the heart of downtown Chicago. There, I primarily concentrated on music composition and guitar, while also studying

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Natalie
Andrew is THE BEST! He connects super well with our 8 year old son and is a GREAT teacher. My son enjoys his lessons, is making lots of progress, and even wrote his first song! I highly recommend Andrew if you're looking for a music teacher!!!!
Kate
Andrew's been working with my 13yo online for the past few months teaching guitar online. Andrew is fantastic. When we had a scheduling conflict, he went out of his way to work with us to not miss a week. He is very easy to talk with, ask questions, and motivates my son every lesson. He is clearly passionate about guitar and is a natural teacher. Strongly recommend him for both kids and adults.
Mark
As a music producer, I've always wanted to learn the guitar, my favourite instrument. I wanted to add guitar playing to my music making arsenal.
I started taking guitar lessons online with Andrew 6 months ago as a complete beginner. I was skeptical at first of how much I would learn online and if it would be worth it. However, I can honestly say Andrew is an excellent teacher who I not only recommend for his outstanding musical knowledge and talent, but also his great teaching skills that allow him to adapt to any of his student's special requests for a class.
Anyone motivated who is willing to put in the work into practicing will love the process of learning with Andrew.
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Isaac W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
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Isaac W.

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Poetry is the highest form of language, and music is the language of emotion. Putting them together is the art of songwriting.

It’s a deeply personal art, to me. We explore what connects you to the world, and how you hope to share it with those around you.

My approach integrates standard songwriting principles with emotional discovery as scaffolding for vulnerable human expression. I help you unlock your inner world through lyrics, melody, and harmonic relationships not limited by genre.

Whether it’s rock, pop, country, bluegrass, jazz, showtunes, R&B, folk, or anything else on your mind, I’d love to work with you.

About Isaac

CUSTOM-MADE FOR YOU Learning involves playfulness, curiosity, and personal connection. I've studied how people learn and how people play, along with 25 years of professional and performance experience, and I focus it entirely on you. We start with what you love, discover what you already know, then

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Marana, AZ

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Marana is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"I was looking for a teacher who could help me hone in on my songwriting skills, and was so excited when I found Brittany! Not only was she able to help me improve my songwriting, but she helped with my singing in my lessons too! She is definitely the perfect teacher if you are looking to work on both. She also taught me how to use the Nashville Numbers System to chart my songs and be able to communicate well with my band. I take lessons in Brittany's home, which is in a great location and is really nice. I feel very safe there (her complex is gated) and always love going to see her!"
Emma
Took Songwriting lessons from Brittany S.
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"Really fun and I really enjoyed it"
Alyssa
Took Songwriting lessons from Hannah G.
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"Kelly keeps my 12 daughter energized about song writing!"
Saher
Took Songwriting lessons from Kelly A.
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"Matt is the best instructor I’ve had . He’s great at explaining things at your level . It’s honestly like hanging out with a friend that is super talented."
Mark
Took Songwriting lessons from Matt B.
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"Super passionate and knowledgable of his craft. His personal story is inspiring. Warning! He will take you to the edge to make you improve."
Martin
Took Songwriting lessons from Rodolfo G.
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"Incredible Teacher

Athena has the ability to cut through and get right into what is going to help you the most. She has an innate ability to be able to find out what's holding you back and devising the perfect exercises to break through those barriers."
Suzanne
Took Songwriting lessons from Athena M.
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"Jonathan is an excellent teacher and very enjoyable to be with. The environment is positive, instructional and after a few lessons has been rewarding and productive. I look forward to continuing weekly songwriting sessions in his comfortable home."
Steve
Took Songwriting lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Jeff is among that rare breed that do more than just teach. Whether it's learning guitar, or how to write songs, what ever your musical desire may be, learning with Jeff is a life changing experience and a gratifying journey towards your personal success in meeting your musical goals. I have known Jeff for over 30 years and can say, without question, you will not find a more compassionate, knowledgeable, or more capable guide through the world of song."
Thomas
Took Songwriting lessons from Jeff S.
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"Jonah is an easy-going, kind and talented songwriter, who is already teaching me music theory, and helping me develop my song in just one session! I look forward to our next session. Great, patient teacher."
Elizabeth
Took Songwriting lessons from Jonah R.
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"Hello Ellysa my Name is Nickboyer & i would like to have Singing lessons"
Nick
Took Songwriting lessons from Ellysa R.
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