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Colin H.

8 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors in Commercial Music from Brigham Young University
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Colin H.

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Learn how to write catchy songs! I teach song form, chord structures, melody writing, lyric writing, and different techniques to get over creative lulls.

About Colin

I'm an avid music fan familiar with rock (indie rock, classic rock, alternative), pop, funk, disco, and classical genres. Music has been my "thing" since the day I was born and I love connecting with people through their favorite music. My lessons focus on empowering each student with the skills

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Lynette F.
he's great!!!! i'm excited about working with him. he was very nice and had a gentle quality about him. Which i like.. i understood my lesson and excited about doing my homework for him. i always wanted to play piano-key boards and i feel my dreams may come true!!! something i thoughT i would never accomplish is being give to me...from someone????. ! Any way, it was a great experience! Thank-you!!! Amd many blessings!
Dora
Colin is such a great teacher! He has been so helpful with improving my guitar skills, and he is teaching me all of the songs I’ve been wanting to learn, as well as music theory. Would highly recommend him!
Nick K.
5 stars
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Stephanie H.

133 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English and Spanish
  • Vocal Performance and Voice from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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Stephanie H.

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You'll learn the components of what makes a good song work. From structure, to chord progressions as well as guidance on lyric writing.

About Stephanie

Stephanie speaks both english and Spanish fluently from having grown up in a multi cultural family, as well as having lived in seven different countries throughout her life. From a very early age, she studied and took lessons both in school and privately, for many different forms of dance, visual a

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David
As a generally shy person, I was pleasantly surprised to find Stephanie is a wonderfully friendly person who made me feel comfortable right away. I'm impressed by her ability to explain techniques and concepts on a level I can understand as a beginner. She's more than happy to be flexible when I need to shift my schedule. Her feedback is always honest and incredibly useful. Look no further!
Anesh
Learnt a lot. She's very patient and motivating.
William
If you truly want to learn how to sing it starts with picking the right instructor. Stephanie is the absolute perfect instructor for those looking for someone who is patient, articulate, fun-spirited, understanding, dedicated to you, knows how to make a beginner "get it", and will make you wish your sessions lasted longer than an hour. She has the ability to get you to connect with singing, even from an emotional standpoint. If you are looking for a singing coach, then look no further. I guarantee this will become one of the greatest life experiences you will encounter with her. She is not only a great coach but a wonderful person just to share an hour with. You won't be disappointed.
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Saritah N.

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Glendale, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Korean, French, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Saritah N.

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As a professional singer, songwriter and musician, I have spent the past decade touring the world performing songs I wrote myself, and it has brought me so much joy and fulfilment!

I would love to share my excitement and passion for songwriting with you, whether you have never written a song before but have the burning desire to do so and don't know where to start, or perhaps you have a song or songs that you started but are needing guidance to complete them - I will share my wealth of experience including song structure, chord progressions, melody, rhythm, lyric writing and more with patience, clarity and non-judgement to support you in writing your best song(s)!

About Saritah

Hi / Hola ! I'm Saritah, happy to 'meet' you :) As a professional singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, recording and touring artist for the past 15 years, music is my life. I have written, recorded and released 3 full length albums, 1 EP and many singles and have spent the past decade

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Sarah was such a delight and made guitar lessons for our son who's 12 very fun where he started practicing without us having to remind him because he finally enjoyed the lessons. Thanks Sarah we love your style and methods.

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Kelvin L.

146 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
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Kelvin L.

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I have been teaching songwriting/composition since 1989
Students will have the ability to read and write musical notation fluently.
Students may work on whatever kinds of projects are of most interest to them. These could include writing pop songs; writing music for a school band, orchestra, or small ensemble; or writing music for themselves and/or their friends to play. Students are free to write in whatever genre/style they would like. I will work on how to notate musical ideas, how to structure a piece of music, and where to find inspiration, but the instruction will be more tailored to the student's specific needs. As with private instrumental lessons, students will be expected to work on their craft during the week.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Cynthia P.
We think that Mr. Kelvin is an amazing teacher that is professional, kind and patient. He shows sincere interest in the student’s development. His instructions are clear and concise. He turns learning to play the violin into an enjoyable experience. Thank you Mr. Kelvin.
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Paul S.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies in Interdisciplinary Music Studies from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Paul S.

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I have been teaching bass and composition for the last 10 in many different styles of music such as: rock, jazz, funk and folk/americana. I am here to help you achieve your goals as a musician! We'll start with what you are currently interested in and expand outwards from there. Feel free to message me and we'll take it from there!

About Paul

I am a composer, professional musician and music educator. I have recorded and performed with many different artists, but am best known for my work with the Central Coast band Still Time. Starting in 2004, Still Time steadily expanded from a local college band to a national touring act and we succe

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Nadia S.
Paul has been an incredible teacher. He is helping me learn the guitar and I’m a lot further ahead then I thought Id be. He is also helping me with my song writing and composing. I highly recommend him.
Jeffrey
absolutely brilliant bass player. he's great at breaking things down in a way that you'll understand and he's extremely supportive.
Robyn
Inspirational! I love working with Paul. He is patient, fun, and incredibly talented and versatile.

I have improved so much working with him-- and he's also a really great person and all around cool guy.
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Zak S.

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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zak S.

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How do you learn to write songs? What are the nuts and bolts of songwriting? Isn't it all just passion and self expression? No. There are tricks to learn, mistakes to avoid, and processes to develop that make songwriting more easy and fun.
I've been a teacher and record producer for over 15 years, not to mention a singer/songwriter and sideman. Over the years, I've studied songwriting to learn what makes a great song work and now I'd like to share that with you. Focusing more on the songs than the beats or the singing, I'll help you develop airtight songs that stand up to scrutiny and can be played anywhere, anytime in any format.

About Zak

I've been a touring musician, solo performer and teacher for almost 20 years. I've taught guitar, piano, bass and drums, but currently I am focusing on songwriting. I've released several records and have had many songs licensed to film and TV. My approach to songwriting revolves around improving

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Northridge, CA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Northridge is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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$54 average
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"Greg shares his expertise freely and made the concepts easy to understand. He is an extraordinary musician and comical educator. His presentation was compelling and I couldn’t wait to return for more lessons! Now I can tackle the songwriting process with confidence!"
Brian
Took Songwriting lessons from Greg C.
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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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"Very patient, friendly and knowledgeable!"
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Took Songwriting lessons from Kris S.
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"I've struggled to write my own songs and Adam has been a huge help in providing not only the knowledge to write but also the support to have confidence in myself. Highly recommended!"
Tory
Took Songwriting lessons from Adam K.
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"The songwriting classes with Kenneth have been very beneficial. In just a short period of time, I have learned so much about songwriting techniques. Kenneth has demonstrated to me the step by step lyric writing process. I have been able to make lyrics I wrote come alive once music was added to my song. I highly recommend Kenneth to anyone needing guidance with learning more about songwriting techniques."
Sheryl
Took Songwriting lessons from Kenneth R.
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"Triana is a phenomenal songwriting instructor. I had a basic understanding of songwriting when I first took a lesson, and Triana helped me hear my own songs from a whole new perspective. She knows exactly what will improve your song and your writing technique but is also so considerate about staying true your style and taste.

My songs have gone from decent to catchy, fun, and powerful! Anyone looking to get into songwriting or looking to write stronger songs would be lucky to take lessons from her! I can't recommend her enough!"
Emy
Took Songwriting lessons from Triana P.
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"It was a good lesson."
BarBara
Took Songwriting lessons from Randy L.
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"I love lessons with Keira! She is so friendly and knowledgeable, and she really cares about her students."
Maria
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"I can't thank Fawn enough for getting me past my mental blocks. She really saved me and now I have put out my first single, with an album in the works. Thank you so much Fawn!"
B. Smith
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Avery has thoroughly enjoyed her lessons with Jordon and looks forward to continuing for many more. His approach is easy to understand, tailored to her specific needs, and yet pushes her out of her comfort zone forcing her to learn new things that will help her take her songwriting to the next level."
Avery
Took Songwriting lessons from Jordan D.
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