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David M.

6 Reviews
Carmichael, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education from California State University, Sacramento
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David M.

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About David

I have been a working musician and occasional private music teacher for over 40 years. During that time I had a career in the professional audio and video industry, during which I learned how to successfully deal with people. I recently returned to school and completed a Bachelor of Music in Music

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Bob J.
Outstanding teacher!!! Very knowledgeable patient and professional...
Always On time meticulously prepared
Above and beyond our expectations highly recommend
Max H.
David is friendly and relates well to teenagers. Max enjoyed his lesson and is looking forward to more.
Jedric T.
David was fantastic! My son was anxious about his first lesson, but David made us feel welcome right away and quickly outlined our plan going forward.
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Gaw V.

52 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Hmong
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master of Music Performance from Sacramento State Universtiy
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Gaw V.

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We will learn different approaches to song writing, focus on some music theory and apply it to your performances or compositions.

About Gaw

Gaw is a voice artist and music teacher. She has been performing for 20 years and has been teaching music over 10 years. She received her B.M. in Jazz Studies and her Master in Voice Performance at California State University of Sacramento. Gaw is a positive, personable, and enthusiastic teach

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Caleb
She has a great way of teaching that has very much been helping me learn.
Angeline T.
Great teacher. Very enthusiastic.
Shreya
My daughter says that Gaw is an amazing teacher! She loves her singing class.
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Atalia M.

110 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Hebrew, German
  • Awarded Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges Honoree from University of Redlands
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Atalia M.

110 Reviews
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With a focus on music theory, we will write songs together and I will guide you into writing your own songs.

About Atalia

Everyone has a beautiful voice. Let me teach you how to make it heard. My passion for music is the most pervasive quality of my personality. Consequently, passing that passion on to others is what brings me the most joy in life. My goal is to spread the love and appreciation for this unique a

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Elliot
Our 7-yo loves her weekly singing classes. In her words, "best teacher ever"!
Kelvin J.
Has good energy.Very friendly

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Alex L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alex L.

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I have experience playing saxophone for 25 years. I've studied with some of the worlds greatest music educators and incorporated their techniques with my own. I hold a Masters of Music from Manhattan School of Music where I studied Jazz Saxophone with Bob Mintzer and Composition from Dr. Mark Stambaugh. My experience as a performer ranges from playing in Jazz Clubs in New York City, to traveling the world on Carnival Cruise Lines, and orchestra Pitts in Las Vegas.

About Alex

*** Studio Equipment *** Digital Piano, stereo, Logic Studio *** Specialties *** Saxophone, Improvisation, Jazz, Composition, Sibelius. Logic

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Robert
Thanks for letting me provide a reference for Alex. I have taken alto sax lessons from him over the years, starting about 4-5 years ago. Alex is a great musician and teacher. Each lesson was consistently structured for: sound quality and listening, technical work and reading, duets, and improvisation. Rather than heavy music theory, he would instead provide routines to reinforce these concepts. He was always patient, and emphasized what I did well, with subtle redirection to correct problems. I definitely improved under his guidance and teaching.

The only reason I stopped seeing him was that my job became very demanding, and I could not devote enough time to practice and justify the time and cost of lessons. But even when I showed up unprepared, he was understanding and flexible to work with me.

If it would have been possible to have Alex come to me, I would have welcomed that.
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Jordan D.

93 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Awarded Nominated for "Best Original Score" from The Attic Film Festival
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jordan D.

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I have been writing songs since I was 11 years old. I was the songwriter for several independent rock bands, the most notable being an indie psychedelic group called "Tod The Fox". I also help artists write songs as lead producer at Drive35 Productions. I have scored several films, one of which has recently been nominated for "best original score" at The Attic Film Festival in Austin, TX.

About Jordan

13 years ago, I picked up a guitar and began my life-long pursuit of music. This pursuit has led me in a wide variety of directions. Today, I am a worship leader for Fellowship of The Parks, an on-staff music-producer and session musician at Drive35 Productions, and a passionate instructor. I h

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Phoenix D.
Jordan is fantastic! We have been so pleased. Since starting with Jordan our son is loving piano again.
Steven
Jordan is a nice guy, my son enjoys the lessons. So far seems like a good experience.
Julio
After many years of contemplating learning an instrument and making excuses like a busy schedule, I finally made the commitment. I started the first few weeks with online videos and made a little progress. I found Jordan through this sight. I was hoping to find someone who would help guide me on a steady path to improvement and growth. Jordan has been a perfect fit for me. He's patient (I'm not). He is encouraging (I'm pretty hard on myself). I am slowly getting better and wanting to stick with it. I think it's because he's clear and methodical in his teaching and he keeps you enthused with music that you like. While I have a long way to go, I practice every day and look forward to my weekly lessons with Jordan. I'm learning the guitar for my self and over the past three month Jordan has helped me stay engaged and excited about playing the guitar. I highly recommend Jordan and will continue to learn from him.
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Xiaoming T.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Xiaoming T.

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Improvisation is the first step to write your song. As a singer, song writing almost occupied most of my time, I love write down the melody which flow out of my mind. And I also really enjoy the moment when I improvise my music on the piano. I hope I can share my precious experience with you and let you start your improvisation trip much easier! If you like song writing, I believe I will be the best tutor to help you to achieve your dream.

About Xiaoming

Hi, there! My name is Shawn(Xiaoming) and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2010 and have loved to helping my students to gain their goals and enjoy music. I went to Mahattan School of Music and earned a M.M. degree in music performance in 2015. And now, I'm a D.M.A

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Jonathan E.
At first I was very apprehensive with the online format as never tried that before, but needn't as XiaoMing was an excellent teacher. Helped me to translate passages in simple Chinese for me to make in my presentation. Corrected me on my tones which I needed. A clever guy who is flexible to do Business Chinese or Conversational Chinese. Recommended.
Elizabeth Yang
Gorgeous teacher! After study with Xiaoming, my son just fall in love with piano. His class is very planned every time, always feeling the class is so quick! Highly recomanded!
Nancy
Mr.Tian is a wonderful singer and wise vocal teacher! His teaching inspired me in many ways, he always can figure out my technique issue. He is also master in piano impro accompany, really enjoy working with him!

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in West Sacramento, CA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in West Sacramento 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.
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$54 average
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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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"I've struggled to write my own songs and Adam has been a huge help in providing not only the knowledge to write but also the support to have confidence in myself. Highly recommended!"
Tory
Took Songwriting lessons from Adam K.
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"I've worked with Sirena as a collaborator for a while now. Although she wasn't my teacher, she does have the capacity and the skills of a great teacher; she is passionate about her craft and is willing to help others out as a songwriter. The advice she gives is constructive and helpful and she is understanding, patient, and is great at listening attentively to the people she works with - all qualities of not only a great teacher, but a great person to work with."
AJ
Took Songwriting lessons from Sirena 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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"Chrissy helps me build self- confidence in songwriting. She gives very good instructions and facilitates creative thinking . Beyond the technical aspects, she is experienced, , knowledgeable, compassionate, funny, and a joy to work with."
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Chrissy S.
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"Jeff is among that rare breed that do more than just teach. Whether it's learning guitar, or how to write songs, what ever your musical desire may be, learning with Jeff is a life changing experience and a gratifying journey towards your personal success in meeting your musical goals. I have known Jeff for over 30 years and can say, without question, you will not find a more compassionate, knowledgeable, or more capable guide through the world of song."
Thomas
Took Songwriting lessons from Jeff S.
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"Marwan has put a lot of effort both in and out of our lesson slot to make these sessions a great learning experience for our 14 year old daughter. His weekly recap emails are terrific, too."
Kate
Took Songwriting lessons from Marwan S.
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"I’ve been writing songs with Bob on and off since 1989, I think it was. He’s the best: inventive – lyrically and melodically; with a deep understanding of musical structure and a wealth of experience. Our songs have aired on several cable shows and songs of mine he produced and played on were used on NBC, ABC, FOX, public television, as well as on German TV, Sirius, and radio stations around the world. You’ll get what you paid for: Bob’s the real deal.

Karl Williams
CANNY LARK MUSIC
GREENE STREET RECORDS
“First-rate compositions,” wrote Ken Tucker ("Entertainment Weekly" and radio’s "Fresh Air") of Williams’ songs. Both "Publishers Weekly" and "School Library Journal" highly recommend Williams’ two CDs for children. "One out of thousands!” wrote a reviewer for Europe’s "Radio Marabu" of Williams’s pop/folk-rock CD, “...true, honest music…a priceless treasure for a lifetime.”"
Karl
Took Songwriting lessons from Bob W.
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"Jessica you rock. I had a problem making songs too complicated and wordy. Thanks for being so patient and helping me figure out how my songs can still be my own, but sound so much more professional!"
Will
Took Songwriting lessons from Jessica R.
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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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