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Tanisha H.

184 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Top Performing Instructor from TakeLessons.com
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Tanisha H.

184 Reviews
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Song form, lyric construction, melody formation, writing lyric and melody to a track vs 100% songwriting including music (chord) construction.

About Tanisha

Tanisha is a graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music's Vocal and Music Business programs. Since arriving to Los Angeles, Tanisha has built a solid career providing artist development services to professional entertainers, recording artists and actors. Her services include vocal coachin

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Rachel
I loved the lesson with her. She was so amazing and her personality and love for music makes you feel like home. Everything about her was just amazing. I can’t wait for more lessons with her!
Catherine G.
So excited to continue to work with her!
Fabien
Tanisha was very friendly and encouraging for my first lesson. She gave a lot of tools and techniques that I can use when I practice at home. I’m very excited about the next lesson!
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Stephanie H.

133 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English and Spanish
  • Awarded Cum Laude graduate (3.7 Gpa) from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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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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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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Cathy R.

8 Reviews
Canyon Country, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French, French and Spanish, as well as Italian diction
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Cathy R.

8 Reviews
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Having a catalog of original songs, many published on recordings around the world, I will guide all students in techniques for capturing your creative ideas for original works, as well as specific projects. We will study the characteristics that make each musical genre unique, and create beautiful original songs. I will provide all the knowledge and education to copy-right, publish, and sell your songs, and learn how to build a successful career in the music industry.

About Cathy

 Vocal and Piano Teacher A proven leader in teaching and motivational development with years of experience and expertise; a self-directed, creative individual who possesses superior skills in interpersonal development and great interpersonal care helping individuals and groups Key Areas of St

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Tom
Cathy is a great and caring teacher who helped me correct the vocal problem I was having. I highly recommend her and hope to work with her again in the future.
Javan
Cathy is patience and methodically, intuitively Planning lessons that are specific to my personal goals.
Sydney W.
Cathy was terrific! My daughter had one week to prepare for a very important10 minute presentation and Cathy gave great advice and was truly invested in helping her be her best self with poise and confidence. Definitely recommend her!

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Trevor H.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German, Latin
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Trevor H.

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Learn different tips and tricks for songwriting.

About Trevor

Every musician was first and foremost a fan of music. My love of music began when my mother took me to a performance of Beethoven's fifth symphony when, coincidentally, I was five. From that point, I started fervently listening to my mother's records (those are the huge, black monstrosities t

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Rowdy
I like to talk and learn with Trevor. I wish he could come everyday (Rowdy, age 6)
Alice F.
Trevor is wonderful, fun and patient every single class!!!! - Our 12 years old son has been with him for a year now and his playing is amazing. So much progress so fast and so many different kinds of style already - I love that my son gets so excited when it is the day of his guitar lesson with Trevor!!!!!
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Kimberley E.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Kimberley E.

15 Reviews
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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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Great lesson, thanks Kimberly!
Karen P.
Kim was absolutely lovely!
Sharon *.
Very kind and patient, and inspiring!
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Arrica R.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Awarded SAG Scholar from Screen Actor's Guild
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Arrica R.

12 Reviews
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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.

About Arrica

I was born and raised in Los Angeles but I've just recently relocated to the Bay Area. I am a Professional Musician/Songwriter/Vocalist teaching songwriting, voice, and performance technique as well as a combination thereof. I began singing at a very young age for anyone who would listen (so my pa

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Van Barr Jr
Absolutely fantastic~
Callie L.
I learned so much from my lessons with Arrica! It was a great balance of learning the basics/ warmups I needed to build a better foundation -- and practicing and learning a song I wanted to focus on. Arrica was supportive, encouraging, and very helpful and specific in her feedback.
Jesse
Arrica has been a great instructor so far!

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Sherman Oaks, CA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Sherman Oaks 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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$41 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$68 average

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"amazing. loved, loved, loved Mallory"
Gail
Took Songwriting lessons from Mallory B.
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"Fawn is one of the kindest, most talented and hard working people I have ever had the pleasure to learn from! Her songwriting skills are A++ top of the line! I can see how she has had three top ten hit songs and won so many awards! She has helped me immensely and I am forever grateful for her input and helping me turn mediocre songs into masterpieces! Thank you Fawn! Can't wait to do more!"
Bruno
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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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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"Truly incredible teacher!

I love her. She is so sweet, she is amazing I would tell all my friends interested in piano, voice, music theory, songwriting or anything having to do with music, to take lessons with her. I can’t believe how much I have improved on my songwriting, voice and playing. I wish I had found her sooner. She's 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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"Heather gave me many great ideas as to how to structure melody and lyrics. I highly recommend her."
Karena
Took Songwriting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Beth is a rare gem. Warm, caring, knowledgable, and makes learning exciting! I couldn't imagine anyone better fit to teach me! I am fully confident in her and her abilities and know you wouldn't be disappointed! ☺️"
Kait
Took Songwriting lessons from Beth B.
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"Chrissy is very helpful and informative and creative and supportive, with much positive feedback for my songs. She brings out the best in me and gives me much hope and inspiration. Definitely several points above average!"
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Chrissy S.
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"Christopher is a wonderful teacher. He truly cares and does his very best to help you learn. He knows exactly how to effectively help you understand and move forward. I appreciate what I am learning from him and how he is so patient. I feel safe enough to take creative chances during our lessons (I'm pretty rusty). I'm grateful to have found him. He is exceptionally knowledgeable, conscientious, caring, trustworthy and genuine - and a really great guy. I highly recommend him without reservation."
Suzanne
Took Songwriting lessons from Christopher M.
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"Fantastic lessons! I learned a lot about songwriting and even made a portfolio of songs I've written!"
Melissa
Took Songwriting lessons from Alec W.
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"Indigo is an awesome teacher!"
Geoff
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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