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Erick B.

North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Associates in Arts from Miami Dade College
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Erick B.

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About Erick

*** Lesson Details *** I have 15 years of music teaching experience and I have learned how to explain what seems "complicated" in the most effective and simple manner. My philosophy is that music must make us happy. We have to enjoy the process of learning, practicing, and performing music. It it

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Kimberley E.

15 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • A Levels (UK) from Clifton College
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Kimberley E.

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Let's write hit records together!

I'm currently on my second album and have written hundreds of songs for both myself and for others! I have toured internationally and know the ins and outs of the industry. Whether you want to write for yourself or for others - knowing how to find your unique voice is key. I also teach about the business of songwriting too - just one hit and you are set for life!

Lessons would include finding out your goals and what you want to achieve, talking about what works for what type of songs, but ultimately I want to help you write a song that will change your life.

About Kimberley

Hi there! My name is Kimberley, and I'm a British singer/songwriter, and I love teaching young people about this amazing industry! I offer songwriting, singing and piano lessons, as well as writing and composition. My first rule is that there isn't any! Each student is unique and different, and

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FRED CHU
Great lesson, thanks Kimberly!
Karen P.
Kim was absolutely lovely!
Sharon *.
Very kind and patient, and inspiring!
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Mike H.

3 Reviews
Reseda, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
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Mike H.

3 Reviews
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With my music lessons you can expect a full education and fun time learning a variety of: songs, genres, techniques, improvising, harmony, music theory and how to craft your very own songs!

About Mike

Hello! My Name is Mike, I'm a touring/session musician and music teacher from LA that specializes in teaching (but not limited to): Guitar, Bass, Piano, Songwriting, Improvising, Arranging, Song Production, Audition Prep, Sight Reading, Composing & Music Theory. I'm a graduate of Berklee Colleg

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Rebecca
Mike is an amazing teacher and a super talented musician! He's incredibly knowledgable, patient, and encouraging. He made me feel comfortable from the very first lesson, and every week I look forward to learning more from him and improving my guitar skills. I highly recommend Mike as a guitar teacher.
Erica
Mike is a fantastic teacher who is knowledgable, kind and patient with my sons. He has a very easy-going teaching style which allows them to feel at ease and more ready to learn. I highly recommend him as a piano teacher, and I have also heard from friends that he is an excellent guitar teacher.
Steve
Mike tailors every lesson to my skill level and needs on any given day. He always leaves me with something new to work on. He is sensitive to my musical tastes and often suggests songs and chord progressions he thinks I will enjoy practicing.
Mike is a talented player and teacher, with a deep appreciation for the many styles and genres of guitar playing. A lesson with him feels like jamming with a friend. I highly recommend him as a teacher.

Meet Online Songwriting Teachers Serving Santa Monica, CA

Andrew R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • M.A. in Music Performance from Western Michigan University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew R.

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How is music crafted? We'll break it down in lessons so you can start writing your masterpieces!

About Andrew

Andrew Rose has nearly 14 years of experience on the double bass and electric bass. He studied the piano and clarinet as a young child and later discovered the bass. Mr. Rose has been giving lessons and coaching ensembles over a decade. In 2014 he obtained his Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Do

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Raymond (Remi) L.

216 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Papiamento, Dutch
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Two Bachelor Degrees from Conservatory of Music of San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Raymond (Remi) L.

216 Reviews
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You can count on quality lessons!
Check my compositions on my profile video-clips.

Introduction to songwriting:
• Program
• General Definition
• Musical terms to be used

Analyse Music Structure of student's and/or teacher's works.
• styles
• Rhythmic, melodic and harmonic structure
• Esthetic rules

Analysing existing songs as:
• Edelweiss
• Yesterday
• Beauty and the beast
• A Whole New World

Technology:

• Computer Programs (Music Studio, Anvil Studios)
• Sequencer

Lab Work:

• Song Composition
• Evaluation

About Raymond (Remi)

I completed musical studies at the Conservatory of Music of San Juan, Puerto Rico and graduated MAGNA CUM LAUDE, with Majors in Musical Education and as a Performing Artist. I am a qualified multilingual Music Instructor. I have performed as a guitarist with several orchestras, musical groups, ba

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Sheila Jaszlics
He is a very patient teacher who has helped me to hear and pronounce sounds that are not native to the English language. I would recommend him to people like myself that need to master Dutch for professional purposes.
Brianna
I have been doing lessons with Remi for 8 months now and I have learned SO MUCH! He is a fantastic teacher and always knows how to have fun in his lessons. :)
Michelle
Raymond was GREAT!!! Super patient and so, so kind!!! Would highly recommend!!!
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Ruben D.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks english
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
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Ruben D.

30 Reviews
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Taking ideas and developing structures to express those ideas with music.

About Ruben

Over the course of my musical career, I have had the opportunity to learn from many musicians. From University Professors to Street Corner Musicians, I have gathered much knowledge on how to play music. Applying that knowledge to my guitar playing has opened up many doors of opportunity and has ma

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Nalani
My daughters first online lessons and a wonderful experience! Ruben is very engaging, friendly and knowledgeable. He is easy to contact, accommodating and quick to respond to questions. Would highly recommend!
Kevin and Ella M.
My 9-year-old daughter and 11-year-old son have been taking uke lessons for 3 weeks now and they really enjoy Ruben's style of teaching; so do we. He provides a great combination of making it fun while also really teaching them the foundations of music. They are already reading and writing some music and they enjoy doing their music homework. Most important, they are having fun at the lessons and while practicing at home.
Mike Markie
Great fun, well done. Excellent teacher!

Exceeded expectations

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Santa Monica, CA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Santa Monica 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.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$68 average

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"AMAZING!! Outstanding work and makes songwriting so enjoyable! She’s so kind and highly recommend!💕"
Jadyn
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"Good Instruction. Thanks, Daniel!"
Shea Smith
Took Songwriting lessons from Daniel H.
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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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"Tony is a great songwriting teacher! His lesson plans are extremely organized, easy to understand, and very engaging. He is very creative and great at explaining and simplifying the fundamental aspects of songs with detailed examples."
Rin
Took Songwriting lessons from Tony N.
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"Kyle is very informative, knowledgeable about the subject, patient, and supportive, and he has a wonderful sense of humor! I am learning a lot in my songwriting lessons and gaining much more self-confidence. Definitely several points above average!"
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Kyle K.
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"I love to write but then writing music seemed out of the ordinary. Well.... not any more! Thanks!"
Georgia
Took Songwriting lessons from James W.
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"Andrew's fantastic musicianship mixed with a low key personality,
is the perfect recipe for a great music instructor.
Aspiring bass players should capitalize on his ability to play
both fluid single note lines-and this is key-his incredibly
funky bottom end. Non-bassists, never fear. He also has the solid music
theory thing down so there is something for everyone to take your musical knowledge to the next level."
john
Took Songwriting lessons from Andrew C.
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"I have been learning so much from Fawn! I can honestly say I have become a professional songwriter because of her guidance, talent and knowledge. I have had a few placements and I will keep training with Fawn to keep getting stronger as a lyricist and composer. Thanks Fawn!"
BWT
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Fawn has been my teacher for a year now and is an excellent influence on both me and my brother. We've definitely improved in all of the subjects she has taught us: Songwriting, Singing, Voice-over's, Acting and Piano. Fawn is very patient and understanding during lessons and is a very capable instructor who knows what she is teaching in music, the business and the arts. I am very happy to be able to work with such an amazing teacher who is a star in her own right! Thank you Fawn!"
Mirad
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"I was looking for a teacher who could help me hone in on my songwriting skills, and was so excited when I found Brittany! Not only was she able to help me improve my songwriting, but she helped with my singing in my lessons too! She is definitely the perfect teacher if you are looking to work on both. She also taught me how to use the Nashville Numbers System to chart my songs and be able to communicate well with my band. I take lessons in Brittany's home, which is in a great location and is really nice. I feel very safe there (her complex is gated) and always love going to see her!"
Emma
Took Songwriting lessons from Brittany S.
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