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Ciara D.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Awarded Nominated Best Leading Actress from Osceola Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BFA Music - Piano Performance / Minor - Mass Communications from University of Florida
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Ciara D.

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I will guide you through the basics of songwriting and how to begin, even if you have never written a song before. Whether you have or have not made an original song, we will brainstorm together and I will help you create the music. This will also teach you how to self-record at a home studio!

About Ciara

Summary of what I teach - Singing - Piano (how to play and sing) - Social Media Influencer Artist Track (how to record at home and upload videos online) Ciara is a music artist, performer, accompanist, musical director, and social media influencer. With 4 years of teaching experience, Ciara

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Greg
Found Ciara and have recommended her to everybody I know!
Alex
Great and easy to work with :)
Larry
Ciara is very organized and thorough. I'm also a musician and have been a music teacher, and I'm very happy taking my daughter to Ciara. My daughter enjoys her lessons.

Mark F.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Music Education from University of New Mexico
  • Awarded Outstanding soloist from West Mesa Jazz festival- Albuquerque. NM
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Mark F.

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Do you have an idea, but aren't sure how to make it a hit song?

So do I! However, will be able to help shape your idea, and assist you with the structure of your song! Whatever you write, I can help you make it better!

About Mark

I am a lifelong lover of music and education. I will use my 41years of performance experience to show students how to play guitar, bass, or sing, but more importantly, how to enjoy those things! I believe music is, first and foremost a source of joy, and my lessons are designed to bring that abo

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Joe G.
Mark was very informative can't wait to get going.got homework to practice should be fun
Eric S.
Mark teaches from different perspectives, excellent first lesson and I'm looking forward to being his student for future lessons!
Emily F.
Unfortunately, yesterday was my last lesson with Mark, as I am moving to Guam. I would definitely not be giving up my weekly lesson with him if that weren't the case! I've learned so much in the short couple months taking lessons from him. I would recommend him to anyone of any skill level. Very helpful and kind. :)
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Ayme F.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts from Long Island University
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Ayme F.

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When I start lessons with someone I usually like to introduce songwriting early. I do this because I feel it helps to know that you are able to express yourself early on in your guitar experience. I write my own songs from a very intuitive place and feel that it is important to free up that creativity. I like to teach people how to find their voice on the instrument.

About Ayme

Music can be as simple or as intricate as you want to make it. I will to teach you how to make the most of whatever knowledge and skill you have and to have fun while you do it. My tastes are all across the board, rock and roll, country, metal, opera, I love it all. So, let me know what you are int

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Leonard
Very professional and patient.
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Dean S.
Ayme is a great teacher, makes learning very easy to enjoy....

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Mark C.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded Best Short Film - "Grand Scheme" from Long Beach Indie International Film Festival
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Mark C.

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If you're interested in learning about songwriting, arranging, and producing your own recordings, I would be happy to show you how to make your ideas come to life!
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Mark is an American composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer.

I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 100 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 78 years old. While still living in Ohio, I was the one and only official guitar teacher for Guitar Center Youngstown through the duration of 2008-2009. In late 2009, after moving to Los Angeles, I continued to teach privately and with several music schools all around the city. I currently live in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of LA with my wife and two little kids.

About Mark

Hi! I'm Mark. I'm an American music teacher, composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer. I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 100 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 78 years old.

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Maryann
My 14 y/o son took lessons for bass guitar with Mark. Mark was very patient in helping my son learn things that interested him.
Zach G.
My son very much enjoyed his first lesson with Mark
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Moa M.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Swedish, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Associates of Arts in Vocal Performance/Independent Artistry from Musicians Institute
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Moa M.

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Learn how to structure a song and how melody and chords work together and how to write killer lyrics!
I am signed myself as a songwriter with BMG and will give you my best tips and tricks (#1: do it every day).

We will analyze a few of your favorite tunes and figure out how to recreate those elements and put your own flavor on it.

About Moa

Having grown up with two teaching parents and a teaching sister, I think it was pretty clear what I was going to be when I grew up. After touring all over the world, having songs on TV and radio and being signed both as an artist and a songwriter, I have learned some amazing things and I love passi

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Jennifer
Harper and Charlie V.
Moa was so patient and captured my (2) 7 year olds attention for the entire 1 hour lesson! They had SO much fun! Highly recommend
Brian
I’ve wanted to learn the bass for awhile, and after a month of trying on my own my husband got me some bass lessons with Moa. I was really nervous to start, but our weekly lessons have become the highlight of my week. Moa is very patient and really good at explaining things in ways I can understand. I’m very excited to continue lessons with her - I can’t think of another person I’d want to have as a music teacher.
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Jaki N.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Awarded #9 on the Dance Club Chart from Billboard
  • N/A from Monster Music Lessons
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jaki N.

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The songs I've been publicly credited with writing have been streamed over 7 million times. They've been featured in Billboard magazine, LA Weekly, they've charted on Billboard (two times in the Top 10, 4 times total). I work behind the scenes with some of the biggest names on the planet on a pretty regular basis. I can teach you how to write a song, but I can also teach you the industry top down.

About Jaki

With 8 years of teaching history both in person and online, celebrity clients, and a lifetime of first hand artistic experience, I can't wait to help you with whatever it is you want to know! I teach voice, piano, songwriting, recording, and music theory! I offer 30, 45, 60, or 90 minute lesson

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Lauren
Jaki is a very kind, encouraging, and patient teacher! She is great at helping me work through challenging pieces, as well as building my music theory knowledge, and I have learned and improved so much in the time I have been taking lessons from her. :)
Kate
Jaki is a great teacher. She is on time. Easy to understand and always takes a caring approach to understnad my progression.
Angelo M.
I've worked with Jaki for more than five years, we have worked on vocal and piano training. She's a professional that is an amazing musician with amazing insight. Whether it's live vocal performance, musical recording, or music theory she has always instructed me well and I improve every year. When I first started, music was just a hobby, but Jaki helped me get to a point where I feel comfortable pursuing musical performance and entertainment as a career. The more you work with her, and the more familiar she is with you, your voice, and your musical knowledge, the better each session will be. If you go into each lesson prepared and with a good attitude as you should, she can help guide you to whatever aspiration you have for yourself musically.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Hilo, HI

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Hilo 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 $300 per hour.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$54 average
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$69 average

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"Cool & is really nice. Never have to ask any questions. I would very much recommend Kyle."
Colleen
Took Songwriting lessons from Kyle K.
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"Incredible Teacher

Athena has the ability to cut through and get right into what is going to help you the most. She has an innate ability to be able to find out what's holding you back and devising the perfect exercises to break through those barriers."
Suzanne
Took Songwriting lessons from Athena M.
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"Dave really knows the music business inside and out, and he is doing a great job of shepherding my songwriting project along!"
Cece
Took Songwriting lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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"I was really nervous about my performance of an original pop-song for my concert coming up in school. Things weren't working out with my previous teacher and that's when I found Taylor! She guided me through pairing the music with my lyrics, but in a way that really made me feel confident in what I was making! Taylor is super fun and easy to work with and when we weren't writing... we were cracking dad jokes! XD I performed the song at my school concert and I couldn't have been happier with the result! I definitely recommend Taylor and want to work with her soon again :3"
Rebecca (Becky)
Took Songwriting lessons from Taylor A.
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"Christiaan has been working on his own music for quite some time and his knowledge of various musical genres to reference and borrow from for influences and ideas is so vast based on his long background in music. What is refreshing about working with him is he is open to so many forms of music. As he states it, " music is music". it provides a fresh approach. I am very pleased with this expanded viewpoint."
Courtney
Took Songwriting lessons from Christiaan S.
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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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"Awesome lesson. My son is excited for the next one."
Tristan
Took Songwriting lessons from Jordan D.
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"She’s a great teacher and super creative! Mady is great to work with and is a super talented songwriter."
Stephanie
Took Songwriting lessons from Madyson W.
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"Terry was on time - professional - and inspiring. We're excited to keep working with him!"
Sam
Took Songwriting lessons from Terry P.
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"Josh is a fantastic teacher. I learned so much from him and I highly recommend him as a teacher. He is positive and very knowledgeable."
Cortnie
Took Songwriting lessons from Josh L.
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