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Mark B.

29 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
  • No degree from University Of The Pacific
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Mark B.

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I teach and help people how to write songs at all levels. Whether you are a beginner, or more advanced and need new ideas to draw from. There is an endless reservoir of ideas and concepts to help you to create any kind of music imaginable.

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. Now I am a bandleader and perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started taking guitar lessons

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Amit Dubey
Mark is a great instructor. Chill dude and lots of fun to work with. Loads of musical knowledge, and a ton on handy tips. If you ask nicely, he'll even teach you to play the uke behind your back or with your teeth.
Serena C.
Mark is an awesome instructor who makes learning the ukulele fun. I feel like I've already learned so much in the 7 classes I've taken. He is patient, creative, and easy to learn from.
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Brian C.

1 Review
Pacifica, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
  • BA in Music from Humboldt State University
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Brian C.

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I have been writing for years and have been chronicled in the Berkeley Folklore Archive as a songwriter. Let me help you with your adventure into songwriting!

About Brian

My name is Brian C. and I've been featured in the Berkeley Folklore Archive for songwriting! I am a creative person who is adept at a number of musical instruments. While I don't play them all, I would certainly like too. I have a music degree and I would love to teach your student anything from

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Jane D.
Brian is great for kids and adults!

My 10-year-old showed interest in learning piano, and Brian is great! My 8-year-old thought it looked fun, so we added him, and Brian does a great job with him. In fact, my 40-something husband was so impressed, he signed up, too! Brian is terrific with all of them. Everyone is learning at his own speed and each is improving. Brian adeptly teaches according to skill, interest, aptitude, and attitude. I'm so impressed! I heartily recommend for anyone looking for a music teacher.

Tracey H.

7 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 10 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Tracey H.

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I've been writing for 24 years, solo and as part of a band. I think I have an especially unique perspective of writing as a vocalist primarily, which can come with its own unique set of approaches and challenges. I like to work on songwriting as an authentic and intuitive extension of each individual's experience and creativity. There's no one-size-fits-all way to songwrite, and in working with my students on songwriting, my approach is to help guide you through what your process is, including finding and honing inspiration, making writing a part of your every day routine, lyric- and melody-writing, arrangement, dynamics, etc.

About Tracey

I've been singing, performing, songwriting, and studying voice for 20+ years. I'm alumnus of both Berklee College of Music, where I studied Voice/Vocal Performance, and Musician's Institute, where I earned a degree in Voice / Vocal Performance. I've been teaching since 2006, and work with a wide ra

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Craig
Tracy is an expert and has taken me to places in singing that I was ‘scared’ of. I have seen improvements even after 4 lessons. Tracey is a caring and practical tutor. I highly recommend her!
Gemma
I had my first lesson with Tracey today and I can't wait to take more! I'm a person who likes knowing how stuff works, why we may do something a certain way, what I should be paying attention to etc etc, and I love that she is willing to break everything down and explain in a very relatable way. She's very patient, easy-going, and despite how uncomfortable it is for me to sing in front of others, she made me feel like she's truly there to go along the journey with me, to improve and discover my voice with no judgments. Tracey is the best!
Elizabeth N.
Tracey is super nice. I was not with them in the sdudio when she was teaching my daughter . She said I could definitely stay there though. My daughter was very happy with her.

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Joshua F.

57 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, Russian, English, Hebrew
  • Psychology & Music from Boston University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joshua F.

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Do you write songs but keep getting stuck? Or maybe you've always wanted to write but don't know where to start? I've been writing and performing songs for over two decades. From developing lyric ideas to song forms, I can help you craft your ideal song!

About Joshua

Hi! I'm Josh. I'm a passionate music educator based in Brighton, MA. I have been teaching lessons for nearly fifteen years to students of all ages and experiences, in person and online. I specialize in piano and vocal composition and performance. While my training is rooted in classical and jaz

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Maisie
I had the best time taking voice lessons with Josh! I always felt like he was able to meet me where I was and allow me to learn at the pace that made sense for me, while also pushing me a bit where it made sense. I was able to grow as a vocalist without even really realizing it, because I was having so much fun!
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Josh and Niki B.
Josh has been teaching our son (14 years old) piano and voice for over a year. He is an exceptional teacher and musician. Our son is really into musical theater and pop music. Josh has done an amazing job getting him playing and singing the music he loves quickly and successfully. He incorporates vocal and piano technique, music theory, and style into the context of pieces of music our son is motivated to learn, practice, and perform. Josh is incredibly smart and personable. He relates well to our son and has built a strong, trusting teacher-student relationship with him. We have also hired Josh to perform at family events for us. He was incredibly talented and professional. We cannot recommend Josh highly enough. He is fantastic!
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Susan T.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from Arlington ISD
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 7 to 60; Female: 4 to 70
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Susan T.

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I teach the basics of theory and have some great tools to make composing your own music easy - your creative mind, time spent in silence and imagination will do the rest!

Being a late beginner or intermediate/advanced piano/guitarist will pretty much be mandatory, unless you are a beginner and want to learn to play first. I can help anyone explore their creative abilities ... and at any level.

About Susan B.

I teach online lessons via Zoom, FaceTime, or Messenger. I have built a successful teaching business based on teaching children and adults alike, who love music, want to play for personal pleasure, or eventually work professionally, and/or gain entry into various academies. If you (or your ch

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Raymond F.
The best instructor I had an experience with by far.
Bianca
Fantastic and patient with kids
Fiona
My daughter has been under the wonderful care of Ms. Taylor for over 2 years now and she has learned and grown tremendously under her care. From not knowing how to read notes or any finger placements, to reading notes and switching things up ( different tempos) while playing the piano on her own.

Ms. Taylor pays attention to detail and is very easy going that makes it easy for my daughter to learn. She is very compassionate. She has also taught her breathing techniques along with voice training. She keeps her grounded and motivated. My daughter has a passion for music and is in the best possible hands. She is very flexible and accommodating!

Thank you so much for everything you do to help her flourish!!

We LOVE and APPRECIATE YOU!!
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Setsuko H.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English & Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Pro Musica Award from City College of New York
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Setsuko H.

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Hi there,

Thank you very much for visiting my page! My name is Setsuko!

The big thing about my lesson is that I can customize your lesson based on your passion and interest :)
I will listen to you deeply, understand your goal and tailor a fun and inspirational lesson just for you!

After each lesson, I promise that you will feel so empowered being able to start to write your original piece and understanding the music theory and lyric writing.

I can break the music theory down and explain them in a way you will get it right away!
Through my lesson, you will gain the important tools to write your won songs and find your own voice as a songwriter :)

Please message me about what you want to learn, your passion and goal!

I am very looking forward to working with you!
Thank you very much.

Setsuko

About Setsuko

My name is Setsuko Hata. I am a music teacher for all ages. I teach singing, piano, songwriting, music theory and Japanese! I am originally from Osaka Japan and moved to the USA in 2011. My lessons are always tailored to each student's unique interests and passion. I love to help empower st

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Stephen
Setsuko is such a positive person who brings an amazing energy with her presence. She is perfect for teaching!

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Emeryville, CA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Emeryville 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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"He just makes our music so much better. An exceptional teacher.

Randy has worked with my partner and I for 15 years. He took our melodies, arranged them, and turned them into songs that were actually singable. Watching Randy run a rehearsal and teach people songs is a sight to behold. He makes it happen quickly and efficiently, and we always have fun.

In all sincerity, I consider Randy to be the most talented musician I've ever known. He is a great teacher, even of inexperienced adults, and fun to work with. A winning combination all the way around.
John B."
John
Took Songwriting lessons from Randy L.
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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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"Fawn has been my teacher for a year now and is an excellent influence on both me and my brother. We've definitely improved in all of the subjects she has taught us: Songwriting, Singing, Voice-over's, Acting and Piano. Fawn is very patient and understanding during lessons and is a very capable instructor who knows what she is teaching in music, the business and the arts. I am very happy to be able to work with such an amazing teacher who is a star in her own right! Thank you Fawn!"
Mirad
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Truly incredible teacher!

I love her. She is so sweet, she is amazing I would tell all my friends interested in piano, voice, music theory, songwriting or anything having to do with music, to take lessons with her. I can’t believe how much I have improved on my songwriting, voice and playing. I wish I had found her sooner. She's a miracle worker. Incredible and gracious, can’t say enough good things about Fawn!"
Amber
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"My writing was sub-par, to say the least. Margo helped me to paint a vivid picture with my words, and also create melodies to best express them. Now, I consult her every time I have a song or poem to write!"
Caitlin
Took Songwriting lessons from Margo L.
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"This was a great first lesson with Kyle. He was very informative and inspiring and patient with me and gave me a lot of good ideas on how I can learn to write good songs. Definitely several points above average!"
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Kyle K.
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"It’s really fun and you’re surrounded by people who want the best for you. It’s a great environment!"
Kayla
Took Songwriting lessons from Janeen F.
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"Keira made songwriting so fun, my boys didn't even know that they were learning! I would highly recommend Keira Moran."
Val
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"Natalie is always very insightful! Excellent!!"
Roger
Took Songwriting lessons from Natalie L.
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"Great first introductory lesson."
Jordan
Took Songwriting lessons from Rene T.
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