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Bijan Z.

56 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Farsi, Swedish, German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Bijan Z.

56 Reviews
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In this course you'll learn the form and structure of a song. After that we'll work on writing a lyrics to a song, learning how to harmonize a melody and gradually construct a song. Be ready for a lot of work and a fun course!

About Bijan

Hi! I believe that music is rooted in all human beings and cultures in a reach and vast variety of forms. Music unifies and engages thinking and feeling in a direct and immediate way. Music influences individuals simultaneously on different levels of consciousness and form an important device f

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Chad N.

5 Reviews
La Jolla, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chad N.

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I teach all levels for songwriting. In my lessons you will learn how to craft lyrics around a story, melody for those lyrics and a strong structure that keeps people engaged. Check out my videos for examples. I've sold thousands of my songs on iTunes and Spotify.

About Chad

I'm an easy going and fun music teacher with real life experience. I build and taylor my lessons around "Your" goals not mine. Ultimately my goal is to make your experience FUN. Want to play songs? I can get you up and running within a couple weeks with simple strategies that accelerate your le

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Josh
Outstanding teacher!
Jennifer
Chad bring such an amazing dynamic to teaching my children. He really tailors his teaching to meet the unique needs of each child. My one daughter really likes to challenge herself, she is very focused and enjoys creating her own music. He honed in on this right away and each lesson is filled with just the amount of intensity and instruction along with patience and fun to allow my daughter to explore what she likes best in her music style.

My son is the opposite. He plays electric guitar. He is not focused, but he loves the sound and working with Chad. Chad makes him feel just as accomplished as my daughter and offers him great patience and redirection. My son always looks forward to his lesson and has maintained his enthusiasm for guitar whereas other things he's tried he has quickly lost interest.

Chad is simply the best there is. Not to mention he is EXTREMELY talented and has a great singing voice :)
Mike
Great teacher, great understanding of the students needs.
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Masashi (Masa) N.

6 Reviews
El Cajon, CA
Starting at $33
  • Speaks Japanese, English, French
  • AA - Music & Liberal Studies (Honors) from Santa Barbara City College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Masashi (Masa) N.

6 Reviews
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Basics of songwriting, forms, lyrics, music, arranging.

About Masashi (Masa)

I've been teaching/tutoring music since 2007 with experience teaching music theory, aural skills, piano, and guitar. I can help students with a variety of musical tasks. The program I was enrolled in at SDSU ensured that I had a good grasp of a wide variety of instruments. *** Lesson Details ***

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Bob
As a first time piano student at age 70, I find Masa. very patient with me. He encourages me to understand music theory as well as playing. I enjoy the lessons very much, even after 15 months!
Tyler O.
Being the first lesson, I had an instant connection and a really great lesson!
He makes learning fun.
Miranda D.
Great lesson

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Michael S.

55 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael S.

55 Reviews
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I like to give students a firm foundation in songwriting with a dash of theory as well as writer's block busting exercises to help spark you creativity.

About Michael

Expressing yourself is the ultimate goal of music and my job is to help you get your point across! Like any musician, music is my life. I love to soak it in any way I can! Whether it be listening to records, jamming with my friends or watching all the live concert footage of Stevie Ray Vaughan

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JP R.
Michael is great! My 15 year loves him and he is inspired to practice all the time.
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Benjamin
He was great! Super patient with my 8 year old and very helpful. We are looking forward to next week!
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Brian C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • BA in Music from Humboldt State University
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brian C.

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I have been writing for years and have been chronicled in the Berkeley Folklore Archive as a songwriter. Let me help you with your adventure into songwriting!

About Brian

My name is Brian C. and I've been featured in the Berkeley Folklore Archive for songwriting! I am a creative person who is adept at a number of musical instruments. While I don't play them all, I would certainly like too. I have a music degree and I would love to teach your student anything from

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Jane D.
Brian is great for kids and adults!

My 10-year-old showed interest in learning piano, and Brian is great! My 8-year-old thought it looked fun, so we added him, and Brian does a great job with him. In fact, my 40-something husband was so impressed, he signed up, too! Brian is terrific with all of them. Everyone is learning at his own speed and each is improving. Brian adeptly teaches according to skill, interest, aptitude, and attitude. I'm so impressed! I heartily recommend for anyone looking for a music teacher.
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Lance R.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelors in Music from University of South Florida
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lance R.

18 Reviews
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Are you ready to start writing your own music, but you aren't sure where to start? I'm (almost) a Dr. in teaching people how to do just that! These lessons will give you the basic song writing tools necessary to create a beautiful, catchy tune that will truly speak to your individuality as a musician.

About Lance

Dr. Lance Russell is a Professor of Music offering private lessons online and in the Dallas area. He received his B.M. and M.M. in Vocal Performance from the University of South Florida, and a Ph. D in Music Theory, with a related field in Vocal Pedagogy from the University of North Texas. Dr.

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Mark
Lance has the aura of a true teacher. I was able to feel comfortable around him immediately. After only a few lessons he has provided me with numerous tips and tricks to improve my singing voice, and tailored the class to keep it fun and incorporate music that students select personally. Highly recommend!
Matt G.
Lance is a master teacher across a range of skills. He's just as good teaching you to sing an interval as he is suggesting chord progressions or analyzing song structure. At every step of the way, he is patient and enthusiastic, and has concrete, useful ideas about how to get you from A to B.
Wanda S.
My granddaughter Selita is 8 years old and eally enjoy learning basic piano theory and practices from Dr. Lance. It's been over a month and I see a tremendous difference in Selita's style with playing the piano. Selita knows beginner music practices as harmony. Dr. L.Russell is great with teaching Elementary Children. I look forward to bringing Selita's sister Ariana aboard in the couple of months.
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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in San Ysidro, CA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in San Ysidro 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.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$67 average

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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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"great lesson. Excellent instructor"
David
Took Songwriting lessons from Josh L.
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"Technology today is incredible. I'm in Norway, Fawn is in Los Angeles. Where else could I find a quality teacher with a couple of hit songs help me at my craft? If it weren't for the internet I would have never found such a talented songwriter to help me tighten my songs. I love, love, LOVE the time I spend with Fawn hashing out my songs to record with my band in the studio. She is so gifted, easy going, precise and fun. She really respects keeping the integrity and emotions of my songs and is good at keeping people open to changes that are necessary to make a mediocre song great."
Anneke Grace
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Very flexible in terms of what she can teach. A valuable resource of knowledge."
TJ
Took Songwriting lessons from Kaia N.
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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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"I took a songwriting class that Kit taught at Schenectady County Community College, and it was a lot of fun and extremely helpful! She knows tons about all sorts of song genres both as a composer and a lyricist, and helped me understand a lot of basic ideas about music composition that I'd never really grasped. I would study with her again if she were back in town!"
Kim
Took Songwriting lessons from Kit G.
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"Lorin helped me hone my songwriting skills immensely, by not only teaching but collaborating with me when necessary. It was refreshing to find someone who put his teachings into practical learning, where I could see the outcomes become apparent. He’s a nice dude, and is experienced equally across his fields. He guided me to making intelligent choices for equipment purchases, both instruments and pro audio gear. We first met while he was living in New York, and boy has he traveled since. I think living in so many different states, and being that well journeyed has given him good cultural depth to his work. Check out some of his own collabs with singers and musicians from all over the world...that really says it all."
Rob
Took Songwriting lessons from Lorin D.
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"Carlos is awesome. I am so lucky to have ended up with him as my songwriting teacher. He is extremely professional, very talented and easy to work with. I highly recommend Carlos."
Tina
Took Songwriting lessons from Carlos C.
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"Truly incredible teacher!

I love her. She is so sweet, she is amazing. I can’t believe how much I have improved on my songwriting, voice and playing and I wish I had found her sooner. I would tell all my friends and any one interested in piano, voice, music theory, songwriting or anything having to do with music, to take lessons with her. She is a miracle worker. Incredible and gracious, can’t say enough good things about Fawn!"
Amber
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Fawn is original, passionate and a musical genius who makes learning fun

Fawn’s way of teaching is quite original, passionate and always to the point. She can make the most insecure person get out of their own way and become more secure. Working with her, I get a glimpse of genius in action. She really is a musical genius and I have been learning an incredible amount from her. My songs keep getting better under her training and guidance and I finally got a placement in a sitcom from her re-write. I look forward to watching my own abilities continue to grow and become stronger."
Donna
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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