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Dr. Neil G.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $43
  • Speaks German, French, Dutch
  • Doctorate of Music from University of Southern California
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dr. Neil G.

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learning how to write down those tunes and songs that you have in your head! If student has some basic music theory knowledge, it is helpful.

About Dr. Neil

*** Travel Equipment *** student should have piano or keyboard instrument. I can provide or obtain instruction materials as needed depending on student. *** Specialties *** all styles and levels of music including classical, pop, rock, very elementary jazz, fusion etc.

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Brandon B.
Neil is a great piano teacher. I took many years of lessons growing up and then stopped playing the piano for 10 years. I picked it up a year ago learning new pieces and hit a "wall" where I wasn't able to improve myself, so I wanted to find a teacher that could help. Neil has been great - proactively pointing out areas where I tense up or could use a different fingering, suggesting helpful sight reading pieces, and even helping me find a better keyboard for my own practice at home. He has a lot of experience and good advice.
Bill
I have the highest praise for Neil. I am an adult, and I studied for nine years as a child and started studying again about ten years ago and have studied with several teachers during that time. I work on some difficult pieces, and Neil can always explain to me how to play the passages I am having trouble with and make it seem easy. Also, he can demonstrate for me how something should be played because he is such an excellent pianist. I am so happy I found Neil, and highly recommend him.
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Janis V.

12 Reviews
Woodland Hills, CA
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • BA Biology (Marine and Environmental) from California State University Northridge
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Janis V.

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I love teaching song writing! My credits include song placement in the Hallmark Channel movie "Smooch" and the TNT movie "Deck the Halls". I have written numerous songs, some of which are available on iTunes. I write both children and adult songs.

About Janis

LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA Hi, I teach local lessons at my home in Southern California, travel to you within a 5 mile radius or succesfully teach on-line lessons via Takelessons.com. I teach all ages of students and have experience with ADHD children.

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Ana Bela
The teacher was very kind and helpful. Normally I am very shy, and I have low confidence in my self, but with Janis I felt good and comfortable. Thank you so much.
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Mike S.

21 Reviews
Sherman Oaks, CA
Starting at $35
  • Jazz studies. from University of Utah
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mike S.

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I teach refining your songs until they are "perfect"

About Mike

I have taught private guitar, piano, bass and drum lessons since the late 70s in Salt Lake City, where I majored in jazz guitar performance, and since 1980 in Los Angeles. I make the lessons fun. Some of my students have received college scholarships and won cash prizes for music contests. All of

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Logan S.
Fun time
Wyatt W.
Mike amazing! Not only are my children learning at an incredible pace, they are having so much fun :-)
Leo F.
Leo loved jamming out with Michael! We can’t wait until next week. Leo was super focused and he normally has a difficult time listening, but Michael was great.

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Brock C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded 2013 Downbeat Magazine - Student Music Award for Original Jazz Composition from Downbeat Magazine
  • Teaching since 2014
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Brock C.

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Every student is different and no two students should be taught the same. During our first meeting we'll discuss your goals, interests and past experiences with music. Based on that conversation we'll create a custom curriculum built around your interests and what you want to learn.

In my five years as a private and group piano instructor, I have taught all ages and skill levels. From a five-year-old to a retired microbiology professor, from beginners who have never touched a piano to students competing at the State and National levels. I feel confident teaching any age and skill level.

Most of my professional experience is in jazz piano and pop/rock music, but am confident in teaching classical music and more contemporary pieces as well as lecturing about music theory and composition.

About Brock

Hey there, I'm Brock! Here's a little more about me: I'm an active composer and professional jazz pianist in the Lawrence/Kansas City area and have been a private piano instructor for over six years. Recently I finished my graduate program at the University of Kansas and have a Master's Degree in

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Sara
My 10 year old son has taken piano lessons with Brock for three years. When my son started lessons, he could not read notes. Brock has been an excellent teacher and my son has learned so much. He now knows how to play numerous intermediate level songs. Brock does a great job with helping my son maintain his interest in playing and practicing the piano. He makes sure to find songs that my son loves to play including some of the popular music on the radio today. I would recommend Brock as a piano teacher for any child or adult.
Laura
Brock has always been professional, punctual, and respectful during his home visits to give our 12 and 10 year old piano lessons over the last couple of years. During that time he has taught our kids and they have performed classical repertoire, jazz tunes, improvised on stage and pop songs. We recommend him highly to anyone interested in the piano.
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Carolyn M.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $125
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory
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Carolyn M.

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Influenced by country music artists like Carrie Underwood and Faith Hill, along with pop icons Kelly Clarkson and Adele, Carolyn has used her big, powerful voice to create her own style that captures the true essence of country-pop. She released her debut EP in 2018 independently, which peaked during pre-order at #7 on iTunes Country charts. Since then, she has opened for artists such as Chase Rice, Ashley McBryde, Walker Hayes, and kicked off NY’s Country 94.7 Stars and Strings event at the Barclays Center starring Sam Hunt, Dustin Lynch, Chris Janson, Runaway June, and more.

Carolyn released her highly anticipated single in 2019, and the track was named one of the Top 15 Songs at CMA Fest 2019 with features in Hollywood Life, Celebuzz, among others. Her last single was released to critical acclaim, with features in Taste of Country, The Boot, Sounds Like Nashville, and the music video was added into rotation on The Country Network. Splitting residency between New York and ...

About Carolyn

Born and raised in New York, Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. A graduate of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee College of Music (BFA Musical Thea

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Chip Gale
Awesome.
Michelle
After 3 years of a extremely bad brake up with musical theatre. It was really nice to be back at it and Carolyn made me feel comfortable enough to actually take my first dance lesson in 4 years.
Paul H.
i have been working with Carolyn for the past couple of years and she is excellent. Clearly very skilled and a very experienced teacher. Very patient as well, especially when I have not had much time to practice. She totally understands I have work commitments that take priority.
I enjoy every lesson and I am so pleased that I can pick up music scores and play with confidence. I thoroughly enjoy each class.
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James W.

87 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French - Canadian (Quebec) French, British English, American English, Australian English, Canadian French
  • Several Schools from Various
  • Awarded Songwriting Award from Beat100.com in the UK
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James W.

87 Reviews
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Whether it is composition for yourself or someone else I can show you the way to work that is fast, effective and outlines the stabdard approach used by the best in the business.

About James

New 6 Month and One Year Courses Taught: 1. Radio Introduction Personality Broadcasting. 2. Guitar Studies Advanced 3. Music Industry 4. Advanced Composition 5. Sound Design 6. Abelton LIVE 7. Premix Setup and Post Production 8. PR and Promotions Business Background: I worked for Eddie Van Hal

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Norman
Very knowledgeable guy. Wealth of info.
Rabi
James is a wonderful film acting teacher. He taught me the importance of self-confidence and postivity. I have a new-found positive outlook on acting, thanks to James. Now I can act in anything and I know I can do it. I recommend going to James for learning about any type of acting. His stories will charm and inspire you.
Georgia A.
Its been an awesome time learning with James! its so obvious he loves impacting his knowledge of acting and its industry to his students.. There's never a dull moment playing out characters and plotting story lines. Thanks James!!!

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Maywood, CA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Maywood is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $276 per hour.
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"I had a great time with my first guitar/songwriting lesson with Dennis, he took the time to listen to my goals that I would like to achieve and was very informative on an approach to achieve them. He was clear in his instructions and presented more complicated methods in an easy to understand way. I'm excited for my next lesson and my development under his tutoring, and highly recommend Dennis as an instructor for beginners to the more advanced."
Arjuna
Took Songwriting lessons from Dennis A.
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"Eric is great! We’ve worked on several songs together. I would write a basic version of the song and he’d help me put it together him being the producer. He knows the audio engineering side as well as the songwriting side and he’s coached me when I’ve done vocals in his studio. Very accommodating and good dude."
Jonathan
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric J.
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"Chrissy really helps me a lot with writing melodies for my lyrics. SHe is very protove and encouraging and creative. I really think she brings out the best in her students. Definitely several points above average!"
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Chrissy S.
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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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"This was my 3rd lesson with Loralee and I really enjoy her "get to it" attitude. She is always well prepared and has many exercises to work through together. She doesn't waste any time. I feel she understood what I needed early on with little guidance from me. She's pleasant and enjoyable to work with. Looking forward to my next lesson."
Kristen
Took Songwriting lessons from Loralee W.
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"I wouldn’t have the career I have today or be where am today without the expert coaching of Miss Fawn. Highly recommend!"
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Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"In the course of a few lessons with Gfire, I (with coaching) wrote a song that I felt pretty good about. I've written a few songs before and had learned the basics, but I enjoyed learning her method (which, in a phrase, would have to be "keep going") and I plan to use it to see if it'll help with my productivity. Gfire was always very upbeat and positive without being phony, encouraging without being demanding, so the lessons were always enjoyable. I would recommend her."
Jim
Took Songwriting lessons from Gfire
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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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"Kyle is very knowledgeable, informative, patient, and creative in his teaching style. I am learning a lot about how to write good songs, and my self-confidence with this is improving. And I am just a beginning songwriter! Definitely several points above average."
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Kyle K.
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"I love working with Keira. She is equally fun as she is serious about teaching and I really appreciate that."
Danielle
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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