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Marcus B.

3 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts in Jazz Studies-Jazz Bass from California Institute of the Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Marcus B.

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Focus on work shopping songs as well as learning forms, methods, and analysis of songs.

About Marcus

I love playing music, and I've spent my whole life doing it. I am very passionate about sharing my love and deep knowledge of music with others. Let's figure out how you can express your self and learn a great skill through the language of music! *** Specialties *** I specialize in Jazz and Clas

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Mark Achuff
Marcus is a great player and good listener on my questions. It's joy to collaborate with Marcus on projects.
Diana R.
I am so thankful to have found Marcus as my bass instructor; he is the exact type of teacher I was looking for. His training and love for music were evident upon first meeting him. I have learned so much in the short time I have been taking lessons. He is a very patient and passionate teacher.
Tyler W.
All around wonderful teacher

Marcus is quite the gifted teacher. By far the best I've had the pleasure to aspire under. He is very easy to understand, and doesn't overwhelm you, taking time on the little things (the most important). He creates an atmosphere that is encouraging to learn in. We all know those teachers that create a stressful environment that inhibits progressive learning, as well as frustration in yourself. Marcus is certainly the opposite. He is also quite easy to communicate with--Creating lesson plans, setting goals, etc... In summation, a professional and a friend I would recommend to anyone and everyone.
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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 Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stephanie H.

133 Reviews
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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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Yessenia S.
I tried to put 2 million stars but that was not an option! This was really fun and I can't wait for my next class! C:
Andrew
I was a first time piano player with no music theory background when I started taking lessons with Stephanie. She is a great teacher, very patient, and constructed each lesson to match my skill level and musical interests. She was always very positive and encouraged me when I was frustrated with my playing. Wonderful teacher.
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!

Moa M.

30 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Swedish, English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Moa M.

30 Reviews
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Learn how to structure a song and how melody and chords work together and how to write killer lyrics!
I am signed myself as a songwriter with BMG and will give you my best tips and tricks (#1: do it every day).

We will analyze a few of your favorite tunes and figure out how to recreate those elements and put your own flavor on it.

About Moa

Having grown up with two teaching parents and a teaching sister, I think it was pretty clear what I was going to be when I grew up. After touring all over the world, having songs on TV and radio and being signed both as an artist and a songwriter, I have learned some amazing things and I love passi

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Jaden
Moa’s definitely the best. She’s taught me so much and has transformed my voice in just 5 lessons. Everyday I have a lesson with her, I am so excited because she makes it a lot of fun! Can’t wait to continue getting lessons from her and I definitely recommend her to anyone trying pursue a singing career.
Amanda
I'm a beginner at guitar and never did I think that after 3 lessons I would be playing the iconic rock songs that I know and love! Moa has an uncanny way of breaking things down and making a complex instrument easy to learn. I've throughly enjoyed every lesson thus far, and look forward to eventually becoming proficient with Moa's help!
Jurnee P.
Moa is an amazing teacher! She’s patient and very helpful and I’d definitely recommend her to anyone looking for singing lessons.

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Randy L.

95 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Appreciation from A Satisfied Student
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Randy L.

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Are you just driven to express yourself with song?
Well, for years I have helped to get people's songs out of their heads and into the world. We help you with form, syntax, lyrics, melody, hooks, and on and on.

For years I have helped folks to protect their intellectual property. We will help you copyright your songs using ECO the Electronic Copyright Office of the Library of Congress. I will never make any attempt to ensnare your copyrights.

So let's do a song and see if we're a good fit! We can record a working recording of it the first day you bring it in!

An integrated approach:
Music almost always involves several skills. Below are some of the complementary skills that I can help you with.

In my Semper Method, we always address several of them at every session. For example, we record, sing and play all the time. To sing you should be able to pick out intervals at the piano, or better yet, accompany yourself and everyone needs some music theory. So it really is all ...

About Randy

RANDY L. Teacher / Musician / Producer Are you an adult who always wished you could play or sing? Or a homeschooler who wishes you had music for your child? Do you wish you or your child could just sit down and play the music you feel? Is fear or uncertainty stopping you from playing i

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Mark
Randy is an outstanding teacher. I started out with zero singing experience and was scared to sing anything in public. Thanks to Randy's instruction and guidance, I recently song a song (while I played guitar) for family for the first time in my life. In addition to being a fantastic teacher, Randy is an all around great guy. Highly recommended!
Lavonn P.
This review is waaaay over do. When I was begginer singer Randy was the first teacher to break down to me why my goals were more than realistic and set a new standard for what I felt a instrument coach should be. So here we go.

Randy is every creative, spontaneous, disorganized person's dream come true. Someone who helps you build the connection to your imagination to create whatever music you want in reality. He understands the common misconceptions people have that cripple their creativity and he will get you out that box really fast. Randy works to educate you and give you tools to where you don't need him. That's how much love this teacher has for his students. There is a lot of potential people have that they miss out on because they don't have the right teacher. So going to list some specifics.

1) If your a begginer artist rather if sing or have a different instrument your trying to improve with, know if you start with Randy you will be in GREAT hands. Music theory in general can be confusing but its the foundation any serious artist needs to understand to create their own music. Randy is great with explaining and helping you understand whatever area your struggling with.

2) Randy is all about organization and helping you set the right goals. Alot of your visions and ideas as a artist can be all over the place and knowing where to start can be overwhelming. First session you will be leaving with a game plan that will not fail so long as you do your homework.

3) For the singers who don't think they can sing certain songs know that Randy is very talented in making music. He can put any song you want to sing in your own range and is all about you sounding like you. He will help you discover what chords and melodies sound good with your voice. This is very important because again you get out of that limited box holding back your creativity.

4) This is the most important thing. Accountability.
Randy will make it very clear to you with everything he gives you that its on you to practice these things. He doesn't do a half job and he is thorough. He is the kind of professional you need to work with and I promise if you do book with him you will not look at alot of other teachers the same. He is worth every penny!

So in conclusion if you want to sing well or make your own tunes in no time, Randy is the man you need to talk to. All you gotta be is disciplined and do your homework. This teacher makes it fun and exciting.
Ron K.
Friendly, approachable, but manages to find ways to deliver constructive criticism in a helpful way.

Carrie A.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Carrie A.

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About Carrie

*****I don't have a current background check through take lessons but have an active ongoing background check through another employer ****** I've been teaching and performing professionally for over 15 years. I have my BA in music and business. I have had some amazing experiences along the

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Janice (Tony) G.
Carrie is great! She is very patient, positive and encouraging. We have three members of our household taking lessons from her, and she tailors the lessons for the individual goals, levels and interests of each of us.
Steve H.
Had a great time and look forward to more lessons.
Logan P.
It was awesome! Great experience with Carrie and she got me playing within our first lesson! Couldn't be happier!

Alese H.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks ASL ( American Sign Language), English
  • High school from Pinnacle Academy
  • Teaching since 2018
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Alese H.

9 Reviews
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Hi! My name is Alese. I have been playing guitar since I was 12. And piano since I was 13. I have been writing my own music for over 6 years now. I have an understanding of music theory and have been teaching for over a year now. I love love love teaching and I am very adaptable to every student's individual needs.

I have written 2 poetry books and have consulted on many songs and poems. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. I hope we get to work together soon!

About Alese

Hi! My name is Alese. I've been playing guitar for 5 years, piano for 4 years and singing all my life! I love music and I love teaching. I have been using American Sign Language for 5 years. And I've been writing music and poetry for 5 years as well. I teach these subjects to children, teens, and

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Caleb C.
Patient, knowledgeable and fun! Looking forward to our next lessons.
Dan
Instructor was very friendly and easy to understand. Also was easily able to deviate and teach me on the fly instead of having to follow a strict lesson plan.
Tiffany
She was so sweet and patient! Exactly what we needed as beginners to ASL. Highly recommend!

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in San Gabriel, CA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in San Gabriel is $67. 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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"Eric is very helpful when working with you on original music He is motivated and ensures that you approve of the direction/style the song is going in. I highly recommend him for anyone who needs assistance with songwriting."
Lauren Cassidy
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric J.
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"Prophet is one of the last GOOD GUYS left. Not only that, but he has experience as a real musician. He plays guitar, bass, drums and keys. He has produced me numerous times on songs that I've written, but needed them to come to life. He works FAST and SIMPLE. I can't say enough about his professionalism, musicianship, follow through and kindness. Anyone looking to learn will get a dedicated teacher that will make sure you can walk away with the knowledge you need. Guaranteed!"
Jamie
Took Songwriting lessons from Prophet C.
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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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"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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"Mr. Kenneth Robinson is a professional and a knowledgeable vocal instructor. His sessions are inspiring and motivational. Having him as my instructor, my goals are being met."
Carol
Took Songwriting lessons from Kenneth R.
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"I was really nervous about my performance of an original pop-song for my concert coming up in school. Things weren't working out with my previous teacher and that's when I found Taylor! She guided me through pairing the music with my lyrics, but in a way that really made me feel confident in what I was making! Taylor is super fun and easy to work with and when we weren't writing... we were cracking dad jokes! XD I performed the song at my school concert and I couldn't have been happier with the result! I definitely recommend Taylor and want to work with her soon again :3"
Rebecca (Becky)
Took Songwriting lessons from Taylor A.
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"Fawn is an amazing teacher. I've been taking songwriting classes from her and I learn something new every lesson. She's very sweet, talented, encouraging, and understanding. I was nervous to take lessons online at first, as I've never done it before, then was unsure who I should take from because I didn't want to get someone who was terrible. I got really lucky though, I highly recommend her. She's absolutely fantastic."
Ashley
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Kelly keeps my 12 daughter energized about song writing!"
Saher
Took Songwriting lessons from Kelly A.
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"He has a good ear and can help quickly with transcriptions. More importantly, he also gave some practical advice."
Daniel
Took Songwriting lessons from Jonathan G.
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"whatzzzzz up, seth, you are the Beethoven of this millenia."
Jonathan
Took Songwriting lessons from Seth D.
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