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Matthew B.

1 Review
La Puente, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Matthew B.

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About Matthew

I'm a performer/instructor residing in Los Angeles,CA. I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where I founded the band Synasis with my brother. We played several local shows, as well as opening for national touring artists. While living in Ohio I also attended The Recording Workshop, where I studied audio en

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Carl B.

27 Reviews
Seal Beach, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, Italian, French, Croatian, English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts from California State University Dominguez Hills
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Carl B.

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I've been studying and teaching songwriting for 7 years, and my students and I get excited when we develop a melody or lyric that rolls around in our head for days. The most important elements of a successful song are melody and lyric hooks that are remembered the very first time they are heard by an audience.. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to explore your song ideas, and as time goes on you'll be able to create your own original songs. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels, and I can't wait to meet you!

About Carl

I love teaching singing to all ages and all levels, including Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, and Touring Professionals. I teach all styles of singing, including Pop, Musical Theater, Gospel, Classical, Rock, Jazz, Scat Singing, Belting, Country and Western, and Rap. I am a very high level

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Carlos
Carl B. Is an outstanding teacher. Very patient and respectful to his students. You can tell Carl knows what he's talking about.
George
Carl has been there and done that; and shares all of his experience and passion with you! He is thorough and it is obvious that he knows what he is doing and is dedicated to helping you learn. A real professional that you can count on!
Anne M.
Carl took the time to get to know me, and began to feel so comfortable with him. It was perhaps the best experience I have ever had with a teacher for singing. I received great information and techniques.

Janeen F.

8 Reviews
San Gabriel, CA
Starting at $55
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Janeen F.

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Do you love to sing? How would you like to turn your passion for singing into your own songs that you can perform for the world to enjoy?

My name is Janeen. I am a worship leader, singer, songwriter, voiceover artist, composer and producer. I've been singing professionally for over 30 years.

My class specializes in singing, audition preparation, songwriting, recording, music production and performing. I teach out of my own professional recording studio in Southern California.

I've worked with multi-platinum, Grammy award winning producers Maurice Starr (New Edition and New Kids on the Block), Michael Jonzun, Donnie Wahlberg, Gerald Lee (songwriter for the multiple Grammy award winning singer Patti LaBelle) and Grammy nominated producer / saxophonist Scott Mayo. I've toured around the U.S. for many years performing, recording and opening for numerous national acts including multiple Grammy Award winners The Fugees.

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About Janeen

More than singing lessons - RECORD your voice in a professional, state of the art recording studio with me! Hi. My name is Janeen. I am a Christian. I am a worship leader, singer, songwriter, voiceover artist, composer and producer. I've been singing professionally for over 30 years and teaching fo

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Karen
Janeen has been working with my teenage daughter for less than a year. During that time, my daughter has made noticeable improvements with her singing and confidence. Janeen has also tapped in to my daughter's creative abilities and started teaching her to write her own songs. Janeen's ability to build relationships with her clients is what makes her shine above the rest. She is professional, experienced, knowledgeable, and shows great care and patience when mentoring my daughter. Singing with Janeen is more than just learning and enhancing a skill. Her mentorship also helps build my daughter's character.
Katherine
Janeen was inspiring on visit 1! Looking forward to working with her. Thanks Janeen!
kaylee
best teacher someone could ask for, don’t know what i would do without her, perfect for everyone, everywhere.

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Rick P.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor's degree in Recording Engineering and Record Production from Long Beach City College
  • Awarded High Achievement Award from HANDS ON MUSIC SCHOOL
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Rick P.

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Learn about the four principal elements of a song:Lyrics,Melody,Harmony and Rhythm and how to combine them.
Learn about: Intros, bridges,codas and Key Changes.
How to Use Chords and Inversions and how to write good melodies, plus much more

About Rick

I been playing the guitar professionally for over 20 years. In that time I had the good fortune to perform and record with some really good musicians. I've played in various bands ranging from rock to jazz and flamenco. I received my bachelor's degree in recording engineer and record producer fro

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It was awesome experience my dye enjoyed it.
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Lucian W.

42 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Lucian W.

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- Analyzing the 4 types of compositional concepts: melodic, lyric, harmonic, and rhythmic
- song structures (verse, chorus, bridge, pre-chorus etc.)
- chord progressions: diatonic (within the key) and non-diatonic (outside of the key)
- harmonic rhythm

About Lucian

Lucian W is an alumnus of Berklee College of Music in Boston and former faculty member of the Hartford Conservatory. His vocal studies have been with Jacqueline Jarrett and David Baker in Connecticut, Jane Ellison at Loyola University in Montreal, noted operatic tenor Carmine Gagliardi in New York

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Beverly J.
Excellent lesson. Anticipating the next!
Jeff
1st lesson went great. Good teacher and really knows his stuff. Works with your goals and schedule and customizes the lessons for the individual. Looking forward to Future lessons .

Matthew B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Matthew B.

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Analysis and application of popular songwriting approaches.

About Matthew

I'm a performer/instructor residing in Los Angeles,CA. I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where I founded the band Synasis with my brother. We played several local shows, as well as opening for national touring artists. While living in Ohio I also attended The Recording Workshop, where I studied audio en

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Torrance, CA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Torrance is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"I loved her energy and how she jumped right in. Already in the first I learned something new!"
Chanel
Took Songwriting lessons from Nicole C.
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"Really loving my songwriting classes with Prophet. He's an excellent teacher in a very natural way. He inspires creative expression. I feel lucky to be learning from him."
Diane
Took Songwriting lessons from Prophet C.
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"Talented and insightful teacher!"
Cortnie
Took Songwriting lessons from Josh L.
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"Dan is really good and creative teacher! I had fun lesson with him!"
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Took Songwriting lessons from Dan B.
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"Lorin is a wonderful teacher."
Beth
Took Songwriting lessons from Lorin D.
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"I didn't really know what to expect from songwriting lessons but Adam is very flexible with his teaching, knowledgeable, and responsive. He gives you the tools you need to pursue any path you choose and to feel good about what you're achieving. Adam is very nonjudgmental and just loves music. Thanks to him I've come very far in a short amount of time."
Danielle
Took Songwriting lessons from Adam K.
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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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"Axel is very welcoming and have an easy and entrenaining way to teach kids. My son, 10 years old, is very happy with his classes and is very excited for the upcoming classes and feels he will be able to achieve his goals with Axel’s guidance"
Renata
Took Songwriting lessons from Axel O.
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"Great energy, really hit it off with my child."
Lila
Took Songwriting lessons from Francesca V.
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"Fawn is a beautiful soul whose songwriting reflects her heart for humanity and her desire to uplift the human spirit. Certainly deserving of greater attention. She is an incredible songwriting teacher."
Dave C.
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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