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Carl B.

26 Reviews
Seal Beach, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, Italian, French, Croatian, English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts from California State University Dominguez Hills
  • Awarded Most Effective Vocal Teacher from Torrance Theater Group
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Carl B.

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I teach rapping to beginners, intermediate, advanced, and touring professionals.
During your first lesson I do a computer analysis of your voice, I find out what your goals are in singing, what your favorite kinds of music are, and I take you in the direction you want to go and show you how to get there in the shortest possible time.

I always record my students so that they know how they sound to others. I also make a CD of them singing to background music if they wish, included in the cost of the lessons for no extra charge.

Learn to sing beautifully, and most important, emotionally.
Learn the parts of your vocal instrument, How each works, How they work together. Develop Breath support (80% of singing).
Learn how to do the Singer's Formant, "Squillo" (that "ringing" sound of professionals).

Learn how to conquer nervousness, learn Resonance, Overtones, Vibrato, How to sing high notes, Learn the "singing vowels", and more.

I would rather teach singing than eat ...

About Carl

I love teaching singing to all ages and all levels, including Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, and Touring Professionals. I teach all styles of singing, including Pop, Musical Theater, Gospel, Classical, Rock, Jazz, Scat Singing, Belting, Country and Western, and Rap. I am a very high level

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George
Carl has been there and done that; and shares all of his experience and passion with you! He is thorough and it is obvious that he knows what he is doing and is dedicated to helping you learn. A real professional that you can count on!
Anne M.
Carl took the time to get to know me, and began to feel so comfortable with him. It was perhaps the best experience I have ever had with a teacher for singing. I received great information and techniques.
Paul M.
Unbelievable. I realized how little I knew. I think you should just send everyone to him.
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Omar W.

55 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Punjabi, Spanish, English, Hindi, Urdu
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Songwriting & Guitar from Berklee College of Music
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Omar W.

55 Reviews
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Private Hip Hop & Rap Teacher

Learn the history, learn how to rap, create flow, write lyrics, rhyme schemes, wordplay, craft metaphors, learn to make beats, sample, and produce bangers.

About Omar

My passion is sharing music with people. I love to answer questions and learn things I don't know, I know a good amount about guitar repair, improvised instrument building, how to buy a good instrument and not spend to much, and I have a vast knowledge of obscure instruments, and audio producti

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Brindha Kanniah -.
It has been a delight taking lessons with Omar. The sitar is a foreign and old instrument, and Omar was very patient with getting me acclimatized to the instrument itself - all the nuts and bolts of putting the instrument together, tuning and playing the strings. Omar adapts very well to my pace of learning, and teaches with depth, instead of rushing through material. Lessons are always fun and easygoing, and I leave with not just technical knowledge, but with also a feel for the background and vibes of Indian classical music.
Grant
Omar is an amazing teacher! He has taught me a lot about the the history and how to properly play the sitar. Highly recommend learning from him if you are interested in the sitar : )
David Hines
Omar is very knowledgeable and able to convey that knowledge in an effective and efficient way.
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Jonathan B.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Awarded CARAS Grant from Temple University Research Administration
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jonathan B.

25 Reviews
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There aren't too many schools for rapping that I know of. I learned the way most people learn: on the streets of the city they live in. I've listened heavily to records across Hip-Hop history and I practice MCing regularly as part of my work as a song improviser. I combine techniques from Classical Poetry to modern vocabulary to raise the ceiling on what is possible for an MC.

Things you can expect in rap lessons from me...

-Freestyle: we'll build your confidence and toolset for off-the-top rhyming
-Verse-writing: I'll examine your verses and teach you to refine the writing and delivery to help you reach your audience
-Music Theory: most rappers don't even consider this, but I emphasize understanding music and knowing how to improve your technique and writing through deep understanding of poetry and music theory
-Career Advice: I make sure you get the most bang for your buck when you study rap with me

About Jonathan

I studied music therapy and music theory at Temple University from '06-'10. Learned a lot. Then again, I learned even more teaching at a school for kids with learning disabilities and working as a traveling street performer. Once you see the world and work with some unexpected challenges, you learn

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Ramon L.
good person.
Lawrence
Very comfortable, laid back and unintimidating interaction. If you are thinking about playing sitar I strongly recommend you make arrangements to have at least the first lesson in person if possible. He is a very experienced professional and willing to adapt to your individual needs.
Ramon L.
a very patient teacher.

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Alecia H.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Bachelor's Degree - Interdisciplinary Music Studies from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Awarded Military Idol from US Army
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Alecia H.

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Online Hip Hop & Rap Teacher

Let me help you perfect your patterns, your flow, your articulation.

*Samples available in video section.

About Alecia

Hey, you! My name is Alecia. I am a US Army veteran, and I have a bachelor's degree in music. I graduated with honors from Berklee College of Music along with Missy Elliott, Justin Timberlake, and Alex Lacamoire. I am not your average and/or traditional vocal coach. My goal is to get you to

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kira
Very thoughtful and I'm looking forward to the next class!
Faye
Alecia has a natural flair for songwriting which radiates in everything shes does - including her ability to produce and teach music. Specialising in Hip Hop/Rap, Alecia has a catalogue of smooth, high-quality produced work which is completed with an honest reflection in her lyricism. Flirting between smooth, controlled vocals and effortless rap, Alecia's music captures the essence of the modern whilst appreciating classic vocal technique.

Alongside this, she has a rich background in music academia which is evident in her holistic approach to teaching others. Emphasising individual journey, Alecia encourages people to realise their own goals whilst she aids them through the likes of emotion, rhythm and flow. A brilliant songwriter, rapper, musician and teacher - Alecia will bring out the best in you and your artistry.
Heart Healthy
Alecia is so sweet and patient. Lessons with her have been productive and beneficial. I have been composing music since 2015 as a hobby/side job and she still teaches me new ways to become better at my talent. If you want a teacher who is passionate in her craft Alecia is your go to. I would recommend her to anyone.

Aj C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Online Hip Hop & Rap Teacher

If your looking to work with someone who has hands on experience in the industry as far as writing songs, managing artist, artist development etc. Well you have found the right place! I can keep going on and on but why waste time and push your dreams back...... Let's get started off by taking a step towards your goals and simply just contact me. We can figure out the plans from where your at.

About Aj

I am Aj carpio. I started writing songs and studying hip hop at a young age and as I got older started to take it serious as a career. Through many rejections and pain I discovered different ways to " get your foot in the door" I gained some pretty cool connections and tons of knowledge. I found af

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Jonathan B.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Awarded CARAS Grant from Temple University Research Administration
  • Teaching since 2010
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Jonathan B.

32 Reviews
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Online Hip Hop & Rap Teacher

There aren't too many schools for rapping that I know of. I learned the way most people learn: on the streets of the city they live in. I've listened heavily to records across Hip-Hop history and I practice MCing regularly as part of my work as a song improviser. I combine techniques from Classical Poetry to modern vocabulary to raise the ceiling on what is possible for an MC.

Things you can expect in rap lessons from me...

-Freestyle: we'll build your confidence and toolset for off-the-top rhyming
-Verse-writing: I'll examine your verses and teach you to refine the writing and delivery to help you reach your audience
-Music Theory: most rappers don't even consider this, but I emphasize understanding music and knowing how to improve your technique and writing through deep understanding of poetry and music theory
-Career Advice: I make sure you get the most bang for your buck when you study rap with me

About Jonathan

I studied music therapy and music theory at Temple University from '06-'10. Learned a lot. Then again, I learned even more teaching at a school for kids with learning disabilities and working as a traveling street performer. Once you see the world and work with some unexpected challenges, you learn

Recent Reviews
Ramon L.
good person.
Lawrence
Very comfortable, laid back and unintimidating interaction. If you are thinking about playing sitar I strongly recommend you make arrangements to have at least the first lesson in person if possible. He is a very experienced professional and willing to adapt to your individual needs.
Ramon L.
a very patient teacher.

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"First off, Prophet X is not only a great musician, but also one of the best mentors I've had in my 5 years of rapping. He has encouraged me to write better, perform with excellence and continually up my game in a live audience. His prestigious wisdom is very impactful regarding audio engineering as well. He has definitely been a part of my shaping process as an artist and person. Moreover, his rates are lower than deserved. He deserves to be paid a lot more for his understanding of various topics in the arts."
R3fugee
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Prophet C.
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"Fawn is an amazing coach! I went to her originally 3yrs ago for song writing class and we ended up also working on my piano, voice, now I'm working on rapping. I've made friends for a lifetime and had experiences I otherwise wouldn't have had if I hadn't started taking lessons from her. She told me about opportunities I never would have known of and I've not only grown as a musician I've grown as a person as well. You won't regret choosing her as your new music teacher."
Ashley in NC
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Fawn A.
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"Alecia has a natural flair for songwriting which radiates in everything shes does - including her ability to produce and teach music. Specialising in Hip Hop/Rap, Alecia has a catalogue of smooth, high-quality produced work which is completed with an honest reflection in her lyricism. Flirting between smooth, controlled vocals and effortless rap, Alecia's music captures the essence of the modern whilst appreciating classic vocal technique.

Alongside this, she has a rich background in music academia which is evident in her holistic approach to teaching others. Emphasising individual journey, Alecia encourages people to realise their own goals whilst she aids them through the likes of emotion, rhythm and flow. A brilliant songwriter, rapper, musician and teacher - Alecia will bring out the best in you and your artistry."
Faye
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Alecia H.
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"Bernard personalised our lessons to my level of knowledge and made sure that I was growing even though I was a complete newbie.

He's really encouraging and is always giving me feedback on areas I can improve.. These are things I wouldn't have picked up on myself!

I can see improvement already, and look forward to future lessons with him.

Thanks Bernard"
Long
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Bernard M.
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"He wrote me a song that sounded just like Drake! All my friends thought I wrote it. I cant wait to come back!"
Kevin
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Bernard M.
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"Fawn is the real deal."
Shae
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Fawn A.
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"My first lesson with prophet was great. Very informative."
Greg
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Prophet C.
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"Cant wait to return!"
tony
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Bernard M.
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"Great Instructor! Would recommend!"
Ian
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Bernard M.
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"Alecia has taught me how to sing, and she is a very good songwriter. Most of her songs I have heard are very well done!"
Nia
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Alecia H.
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