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Steven B.

Steven B.

5(25)
I will teach you the basic concepts of how to compose songs and make those musical ideas of yours a reality. Through music theory techniques, progression theory, lyric concepts and ear training, we'll take that song that's "in your head" and make it into a reality you'll be proud of!
$1$40
/30 mins
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Mark B.

Mark B.

4.9(35)
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.
$1$40
/30 mins
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David W.

David W.

4.9(22)
Songwriting for most folks isn't just a product of inspiration. It takes study and work too! I encourage a playful, and improvisational approach to generate the raw ideas. From there, we can take time to study the genres and artists that have inspired you, so you have a better understanding of those sounds, and how to use them creatively.
$1$45
/30 mins
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Marwan S.

Marwan S.

4.8(25)
I like to call it music theory in reverse. Having a strong foundation in the fundamentals of music and music theory makes the songwriting process much easier. About my music teaching backgroud: I've taught piano since I was in high school, and continued to teach while I was a student at Cornell University. I also taught theory classes in the Cornell Piano Society, where I served as President for 4 years. Why? I simply love music, and sharing it with others. While I'm classically trained, I've dabbled into other genres, such as Jazz, Rock, Pop, R&B, songwriting, and music production / audio engineering. I've recently been accepted into the Steinway & Sons (the piano makers) Teacher Partnership Program. Feel free to message me for more details!
$1$95
/30 mins
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Justin L.

Justin L.

5(13)
Want to learn to write your first song? Or maybe you've got writers block and have written many songs previously, either way I can help. I have written well over 100 songs and produced hundreds others. If you're stuck or you just want to learn, I can help. Since our lessons take place at Four Horsemen Studios tracking and demoing can happen immediately!
$1$25
/30 mins
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Stephanie H.

Stephanie H.

4.9(201)
You'll learn the components of what makes a good song work. From structure, to chord progressions as well as guidance on lyric writing.
$1$50
/30 mins
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Arrica R.

Arrica R.

4.9(22)
I've been studying songwriting for over 20 years and I've professionally released several albums. I am grateful to have had my music licensed by Starbucks, NBC, The CW network, NikeWomen.com, and MTV. Whether you've never written a song before or are just in need of growth and guidance with your existing body of work, we'll work together to expand your songwriting skill set and repertoire.
$1$65
/30 mins
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Ramona D.

Ramona D.

4.9(58)
I'm a professional musician and audio engineer. I'm a classically trained pianist and I offer lessons in piano, guitar, voice, music theory, music recording, music performance and songwriting. I received my music education from The Brooklyn Music School, Cornell University and The Institute of Audio Research. I perform in original & cover bands as a keyboardist and backup singer. I’m also a session musician, music producer and have composed music for commercials and short films. As an audio engineer, I record, mix, edit, arrange, master and program demos, EPs albums, mix-tapes, karaoke tracks and ringtones. I co-own a project recording studio in Brooklyn, NY. I'm passionate about what I do and guarantee a creative, enjoyable and fulfilling experience! *** Lesson Details *** For piano and voice, I incorporate basic music theory methods and also focus on ear training. My ultimate goal when teaching is for the student to have a visceral experience while playing or singing. For audio engineering, I go over audio recording techniques and the tools & equipment needed to produce a professional-sounding song. I enjoy imparting my knowledge of music to others and I demonstrate that enthusiasm in my teaching style. I love relating what I'm teaching a student to his/her learning style. Figuring out how someone learns is a key component of my method and I'm a better instructor because of it. *** Studio Equipment *** lives in a brownstone three-story home with a recording studio f/w 88 keys seating for parents *** Travel Equipment *** Piano, a keyboard with 88 keys and sustain pedal. *** Specialties *** Classical, music theory and ear training
$1$35
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I had a one off single lesson with Matthew, I was only in New York for a couple days and was lucky enough to get a sing writing session with him. He gave some great insight and valid techniques toward

Paul (Songwriting lessons with Matthew K.)

Axel is very welcoming and have an easy and entrenaining way to teach kids. My son, 10 years old, is very happy with his classes and is very excited for the upcoming classes and feels he will be able

Renata Lima (Songwriting lessons with Axel O.)

I felt like it was the best experience that I could have with a teacher in the subject that I wanted

Cortez (Songwriting lessons with Rebecca G.)

I love to write but then writing music seemed out of the ordinary. Well.... not any more! Thanks!

Georgia Abikwi (Songwriting lessons with James W.)

I had a one off single lesson with Matthew, I was only in New York for a couple days and was lucky enough to get a sing writing session with him. He gave some great insight and valid techniques toward

Paul (Songwriting lessons with Matthew K.)

Axel is very welcoming and have an easy and entrenaining way to teach kids. My son, 10 years old, is very happy with his classes and is very excited for the upcoming classes and feels he will be able

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