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Steven B.

23 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steven B.

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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!

About Steven

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the piano, guitar or electric bass? Or maybe you've just felt like brushing up your musical knowledge and playing skills? Now’s your chance to fulfill those dreams! About Me: San Francisco Bay area pianist/guitarist/bassist; I've been playing music fo

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Debora H.
Wonderful first lesson with Steven. Steven shows a real interest in teaching. My success is his sucess. I learned a lot at the first lesson. He’s very knowledgeable, informative and has an easy going and fun teaching style. Looking forward to future lessons!
Sue M.
Great. He’s very talented I’m excited to begin working with him.
Lavernne
I've been taking lessons from Steven for I think two years now and he's helped me so much not only in reading music but also in ear training and in my song writing. He's incredibly patient and fun to work with. He also has a really nice cat.
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Ellen R.

Oakland, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
  • Awarded Jefferson Award from Jefferson Award Committee
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Ithaca College
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Ellen R.

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About Ellen

My musical journey has led me through many genres: Folk, Rock, Blue grass, Musical Theater, Cabaret, a Cappella and Jazz. I have helped take many a vocalist from the level of simply wanting to sing to the stage. I am notable for arranging and guiding vocalists toward mastery of nearly any genre of

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Mandy B.

8 Reviews
San Leandro, CA
Starting at $40
  • MM, BM from California State University, Long Beach
  • Teaches students Male: 20 and up; Female: 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mandy B.

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Students will study and become familiar with each single element of songwriting-melody, harmony, lyrics, form, chord progressions, and phrasing to name a few.

About Mandy

I have been singing since I was a little girl and began studying voice at age 15. I was singing in my first band when I was in high school and participating in vocal competitions. Professionally, I was a back-up vocalist and percussionist with the Sam Morrison Band from 2006-2012, where I traveled

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Dolores
Manny is awesome!!
Dolores M.
Mandy appears to be a lovely, friendly and competent piano instructor. Her piano space is very suitable and I like her very much.
Zahraa
Mandy is awesome :)

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Charles C.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Charles C.

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I teach all aspects of music composition, song writing, developing a melody, the hook, chorus and bridge. I work extensively to show students how to write music in all styles and show them all the fundamentals of harmony, rhythm, melody, meter, etc

About Charles

BA Music Theory and Composition from Rutgers College. MS from Montclair in Music Composition, Jazz Studies with Kenny Baron. Composition Studies with Nicholas Rousakis, Frank Foster, Noel DaCosta. Member Music Educators National Association. Member Jersey Shore Music Educators Association M

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Hayden A.
The first piano lesson was truly great! I am glad we found Charles.
Michael E.
Awesome - motivates my son, makes it fun. Knows how far to push him, keeps material current and enjoyable to pay.
Sharon B.
I recommend Charles, he is a qualified instructor.
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Lynzi H.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Vocal Performance from Glendale Community College
  • Teaching since 2011
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Lynzi H.

28 Reviews
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Weather you have written 100 songs or you want to write your first song, I can help. We will go over melody, singing technique, and work on making your song/songs the best they can be. I have worked with many songwriters of all genres to help their songwriting ability, including many bands who currently play out in the Phoenix area. If your a beginner and only have a melody in your head, I can help you put that melody down into your own music (playing piano or guitar is very helpful for you to know basics of songwriting). If you have any questions regarding songwriting lessons, please feel free to ask me by clicking the ask a teacher button at the top of my profile.

About Lynzi

I am like a proud mama when it comes to my students. I have been teaching online and in person for 8 years now and I have seen all of my students grow and accomplish so many great things. Whether their goal has been to get a main role in a theater production in a theater troup or at school, to crea

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Taylor
Lynzi is great!! She’s friendly, professional, and I’m super happy with my lessons thus far. Shes helping me find my voice!!!! I’m so excited to see what progress I will continue to make as I work with her! She encourages me when I need it, while pushing me to do more than I thought I could.. she believes in me, even on the days that I don’t :) Thank you Lynzi!!
Oliver
Excellent experience
Sarina
Lynzi is amazing! She's patient and tailors each lesson to your individual need. She is very professional, but welcoming at the same time. We would highly recommend Lynzi.
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Jony C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jony C.

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Many people think songwriting is all open and has no rules. Though one has a freedom to write how ever they want, there is a great just distinction between those who free write and Grammy award winning songwriters.

There is something very familiar between all the music you listen that is mainstream. The best way to describe this is to ask you to listen to a famous country song and listen to the lyrics.

In our lessons I will expose these to you. After learning from DOVE award winning songwriter Micheal Anderson, there are certain tools and ways you can improve your craft of song writings.

You will learn the structure of a songs, hooks, choosing chords to go with your melody, model interchange, modulation, and transposition.

I'm here to cheer you and support you on your journey to your musical talent and creation. I know that with my style of teaching you'll learn a lot in a fast pace to get you on your way to completing some of your musical goals.

About Jony

Hi my name is Jony Cruz, Your one stop shop for Music Lessons for Guitar (electric/acoustic) Bass, and Piano (Drums coming soon) I am here to help YOU develop your musicianship, whether it be for personal, to play with your band or creating your own composition with a NEW approach to developing

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in South San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in South San Francisco is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $276 per hour.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$69 average

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"Jonathan is an excellent teacher and very enjoyable to be with. The environment is positive, instructional and after a few lessons has been rewarding and productive. I look forward to continuing weekly songwriting sessions in his comfortable home."
Steve
Took Songwriting lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Learned things that I never knew existed!"
Carter
Took Songwriting lessons from Dan H.
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"Avery has thoroughly enjoyed her lessons with Jordon and looks forward to continuing for many more. His approach is easy to understand, tailored to her specific needs, and yet pushes her out of her comfort zone forcing her to learn new things that will help her take her songwriting to the next level."
Avery
Took Songwriting lessons from Jordan D.
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"I had a great time with my first guitar/songwriting lesson with Dennis, he took the time to listen to my goals that I would like to achieve and was very informative on an approach to achieve them. He was clear in his instructions and presented more complicated methods in an easy to understand way. I'm excited for my next lesson and my development under his tutoring, and highly recommend Dennis as an instructor for beginners to the more advanced."
Arjuna
Took Songwriting lessons from Dennis A.
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"Eric is going to help ignite my ability to write music consistently and with less writer's block in between. He's straight forward with great tips. Looking forward to seeing how this all works out."
Tyler
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric J.
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"Indigo is an awesome teacher!"
Geoff
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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"Eric explained everything really well so that I was able to understand and take my playing to the next level. I know understand why chords are formed certain ways and how to easily make variations of the chords"
Walter
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric B.
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"Fawn is always on top of her game as an amazing song writer. She is diligent in everything she sets out to do and always comes through for students, co-writers and producers. Whether you need a commercial jingle or a top-notch vocal for your latest trance song, Fawn is there to save the day! She applies this same integrity to her coaching. You are blessed if you get to study with Fawn!"
Nick W.
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"things are going well.....Will is a very helpfull and agreeable teacher....am considering more lessons in the future....but i don't like this company's auto renewing me for lessons...but...that ain't Wills fault....i look forward to seeing his Studio in Action!.....that's the next lesson....."
Alan
Took Songwriting lessons from Will F.
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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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