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Nick R.

Nick R.

5(19)
Having authored or co-authored over 30 major feature film scores, countless commercials and songs, I'm in a good position to help others hone their ideas as well as teach the basics about how to structure and create a musical composition. From choosing the speed to making complex and subtle orchestration and arrangement choices, composition is a delicate art which can be nuanced in so many ways. I'm a very patient and encouraging teacher who enjoys seeing my students flourish and get the very most out of the their efforts.
$1$100
/45 mins
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Peter D.

Peter D.

4.8(25)
I studied Harmony, Melody, Form, and Arrangement at Saddleback College and with Kirill Gliadkovsky. I have studied the Berklee School of Music curriculum in songwriting. I have extensive knowledge of many musical forms and their application, and have composed music in many genres, ranging from classical, to jazz, to pop, to ethnic, to acapella vocal arrangements. Whatever your compositional needs are, I can help tailor-make a program just for you!
$1$45
/30 mins
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Jonah R.

Jonah R.

5(39)
Want to learn how to write songs using the most tried and true song structures? Whether you want to write pop songs or are into more experimental alternative music, I'll teach you how the different sections of a song work together, and how you can take that melody or chord change you've been working on and turn it into a fully fleshed-out idea.
$1$60
/30 mins
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Russell S.

Russell S.

4.9(23)
If you are ready to start taking your composition skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument or subject matter themselves. My name is Russ and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 15. I have a Platinum #1 Billboard charting record under my belt, worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Red Velvet, Lifehouse and more; and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Feel free to browse my official website for a full list of credits. Want to learn to shred guitar? Produce beats? Write your own songs? Dive into theory? Record yourself? This page is the one stop shop. Feel free to reach out with any requests or questions!
$160
/60 mins
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Edwin I.

Edwin I.

4.9(126)
All genres - pop, folk, blues, rock, R&B, singer/songwriter, classical, world, etc. Music structure, harmonic analysis, melodic analysis
$1$49
/30 mins
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Glynis D.

Glynis D.

4.9(77)
I have a lot of experience composing and arranging. Especially for vocal jazz ensembles and instrumental jazz ensembles. I compose my own music and have written arrangements for a varity of ensembles.
$1$35
/30 mins
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Chris S.

Chris S.

5(22)
Hi there! My name is Chris. I teach music to people just like you and I help people achieve their musical dreams! I can teach you how to craft the perfect song - melodically, harmonically, and lyrically. Learn how to develop interesting musical ideas, how to put a song together, and how to write lyrics that resonate with an audience! These are lessons for students of all ages and all skill levels. Your lessons will focus on what you want to learn. Whatever it is that gets you excited about music, that is what we will focus on! This is more than just lessons. This is a mentorship with a professional musician that can take your skills to the next level. Whether you are a total beginner or a seasoned pro, we will set clear goals and get to work on accomplishing them together!
$1$50
/30 mins
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Peter Q.

Peter Q.

4.9(15)
I use Sibelius 5. I have written string quartets, big band charts, piano/trombone duets and everything under the sun. What would you like to compose?
$1$60
/45 mins
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I liked how this instructor really helped me practice at a pace I was comfortable with. He was very helpful in teaching me how to compose music and think outside of the box! He helped me tremendously.

Ryan (Composition lessons with Zack D.)

I studied composition and music theory with Troy during my Junior and Senior years of high school. These lessons were formative for me, and Troy gave me the education and motivation I needed to pursue

Hugh L. (Composition lessons with Troy W.)

Jeremie is really great at teaching! He is able to build my skills as a composer while at the same time acknowledge what I would like to get out of these composition lessons with him. I especially app

Anna (Composition lessons with Jeremie W.)

Glynis taught my daughter music composition and also piano. Glynis is a wonderful teacher. She is very patient and made my daughter feel comfortable. She really looked forward to her lessons with Glyn

R.L. (Composition lessons with Glynis D.)

I liked how this instructor really helped me practice at a pace I was comfortable with. He was very helpful in teaching me how to compose music and think outside of the box! He helped me tremendously.

Ryan (Composition lessons with Zack D.)

I studied composition and music theory with Troy during my Junior and Senior years of high school. These lessons were formative for me, and Troy gave me the education and motivation I needed to pursue

Hugh L. (Composition lessons with Troy W.)

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