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Andrew R.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, French, Italian
  • Bachelor of Music from Trinity College of Music
  • Teaching since 2010
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Andrew R.

17 Reviews
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Everybody can write a song, right? Well mainly, yes, with some musical background, a song can be written.
When you're pushing for a certain level though, it can really help to have some tools to analyze both your composition and performance to hone the piece, the style, and the arrangement.
I have written or produced dozens of songs, many of which have been featured in major motion pictures or released in their own right putting me in a perfect position to help you with your work and share all my secrets!!

About Andrew

British born and Educated at London's prestigious Trinity College of Music and The Royal Academy of Music, my professional musical career has spanned over two decades to date. I have performed with world renowned acts such as Sia, Dave Stewart and Horace Andy, and have been a featured recording art

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Georgia V.
Andrew is by far the best vocal coach I've ever had - he makes you feel so comfy and really knows his stuff. Every lesson is a total joy - cannot recommend anyone more!!
Georgia V.
Andrew is a total gem - and true expert at the craft and also so easy and great to work with!! So grateful!!
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Dean P.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2009
  • BBA - Music Business/Marketing from Belmont University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dean P.

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About Dean

Commercially trained guitarist through Belmont University in Nashville, TN. I have over 10 years of professional studio and touring experience. Well versed in many genres including jazz, rock, pop, blues, bluegrass, funk, r&b, and country. Throughout my musical career, I have earned endorsement

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kate P.
Deanna has taught me so much, and truly is a great mentor. She makes lessons fun and I always look forward to each session. I highly recommend Deanna as an instructor!
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Brienne M.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Southern California
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Brienne M.

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All ages and levels welcome! Depending on your level and individual goals, I start with some basic methods, forms, and focus on developing your personal voice in songwriting. Whether one wants to focus on their lyrics, their performance, chord progressions, rewrite, or melodic melody, I can help make your songs the best they can be.

About Brienne

Brienne received her Bachelor’s of Arts in music performance from the University of Southern California. She has been invited to perform at numerous popular Los Angeles venues: The Grammy Museum, Troubadour, and The House Blues. She has studied with and shared the stage with Award winning Multi-Ins

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James C.
Brie was wonderful!!!
My 4 year old son loved her and is excited for his next lesson.
Christiana
She was very kind and welcoming. She is flexible about what my goals are and happy to help achieve my goals. She gave me some brand new warm ups that I never heard of that seem to really help strengthen my voice. I look forward to more lessons!
Jill
Miss Brie is the absolute best teacher out there for your child. She really knows how to interact with children and is very kind and patient. My son has learned so much about playing the piano and also about vmusic in general - all while having fun! He looks forward to his weekly lessons with Miss Brie. We feel very lucky to have her as his teacher!

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Triana P.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Finalist for Best Song of the Year from Great American Song Contest
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Triana P.

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I am an award-winning song writer with professional and personal experience in the local music scene as well as the national and commercial areas. I've studied piano, guitar, music theory, songwriting writing. I even dabbled in a professional music career, writing and performing across New York City, the SF Bay Area, and Nashville. While still quite young myself, I began writing at a very young age. I took both instrument and songwriting lessons for many years and have won awards in both local and international songwriting competitions.

I love working with teens and young adults but have also worked with much more experienced musicians. I have experience writing with up and coming local artists and Nashville musical veterans. I can teach and guide your songs to be stronger with:
- structure and flow
- melodies that fit the mood of the song
- "catchiness"
- rhymes
- creative word choice
- writing for radio/tv/film
- writing for performance
- harmonies and instrument ...

About Triana

I am an award-winning song writer with professional and personal experience in the local music scene as well as the national and commercial areas. I've studied piano, guitar, music theory, and songwriting. I have even dabbled in a professional music career, writing and performing across New York Ci

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Lorena
When I worked with Triana, she was very helpful in helping me revise and reconstruct one of my original songs. She was a very constructive co-writer and instructor, as she helped make sure that each section of my song had a purpose and was impactful. Overall, Triana has a lot to offer to up and coming songwriters who may want an experienced musician or writer’s valuable input.

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Laura
Triana was great with my two daughters that desperately wanted to learn how to write their own songs. She was patient and listened to them. They've both gained a lot more confidence and love bringing their songs to her each week!
Amelia
When I first took lessons with Triana, I thought I was a pretty good song writer. Looking back I can see how much I have improved. I always felt like my songs could be better, but I didn't know how I could get them to the place I wanted. Triana has an uncanny ability to hear the best version of your song and guide you towards it. I never felt like she was writing for me, but helping me hear the places in my own song that needed work. I feel like my songs are so much stronger now and, more importantly, I can see the places in my own song that need work and can make them better on my own!
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Avi B.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Avi B.

9 Reviews
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Is becoming the next great singer/songwriter your dream? Then you're in the right place!

Get every aspect of your music tuned and prepped. We'll analyze the songs you love to find out why they're so incredible, then we'll apply these techniques to writing your own songs!

Learn how to write and arrange pop/rock instruments and basic engineering to become a music making machine!

About Avi

Greetings! My name’s Avi and I’m committed to getting you to rock your heart out as quickly as possible. My goal is to guide my students and cultivate their interest in music into a life-long passion. Learning to embrace our creativity through music won’t just get you playing and having fun; but ca

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David N.
Just took my first lesson (I am a beginner) with Ari and he was easy to work with; really friendly; totally understands my goals and is not judgmental. I am really looking forward to working with Ari as I think I'll achieve my goals of learning to play the guitar without a lot of mental strain. I give Ari totally 5+ stars!!
Isabella
First lesson with Avi was great! I have been playing guitar for about 6 months self-taught and could feel myself plateauing, in need of a teacher. He made things really easy by listening to what I want to improve upon and learn, immediately giving some useful tips on things I had been struggling with, and going over what we could do to achieve my goals. He's very good at explaining things in a way that is clear and doesn't make them seem intimidating, even if it's something I typically have a hard time with. Also, it was a great mix of physical guitar stuff (such as helping me improve barre chords), basic theory to begin with (such as how to form a chord), and also breaking down mental barriers which had previously kept me intimidated by songwriting. I am already much more confident and ready to try new things! Overall, if you are looking to improve at guitar or start for the first time, I recommend Avi.
Theresa
Avi works with my 8 year old son once a week. He is prompt, friendly and my son looks forward to seeing Avi every week. My husband and I could not be happier with this experience.

Kaia N.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Vocal Performance from University of Colorado
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Kaia N.

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Songwriting is my specialty! Whether you play an instrument or NOT, we can focus on playing & singing, just the songwriting, or a little of everything. Reach out so we can make a plan just for you!

About Kaia

Hi! My name is Kaia, I'm passionate about teaching students in the way that makes the most sense to them, & inspiring others to reach their potential. I am a singer-songwriter from Denver with a diverse background and years of teaching experience. I studied classical voice at CU Boulder 2008-2010,

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Samar
Kaia is an amazing teacher with so much knowledge. She's very humble, down to earth and easy to learn with and at the same time, she provides great instructions and did not hesitate to take extra time to help me out.
Jim F.
Kaia is an excellent teacher. I recommend Kaia
Jax H.
Kaia is patient and my 6 year old is looking forward to his futures lessons.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Alpha, IL

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Alpha is $73. 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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"best teacher someone could ask for, don’t know what i would do without her, perfect for everyone, everywhere."
- kaylee
Took Songwriting lessons from Janeen F.
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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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"I have been taking songwriting with James for 4 months now. I have learned so much in that time. I still continue to grow my songwriting skills with his lessons. I would recommend James if you’re looking for songwriting lessons."
- Dave
Took Songwriting lessons from James R.
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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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"Keira made songwriting so fun, my boys didn't even know that they were learning! I would highly recommend Keira Moran."
- Val
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"Natalie is always very insightful! Excellent!!"
- Roger
Took Songwriting lessons from Natalie L.
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"Taylor gave me some great tips about writing songs. She’s really good at relating to people. I give her my best 😊"
- Lincoln
Took Songwriting lessons from Taylor M.
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"I had the pleasure of attending Jan's "Acting for Singer/Songwriters" class at The Songwriting School of Los Angeles. A door opened for me. I became more courageous. It was a process. And I am forever grateful to Jan for helping me uncover more of my soul's voice."
- Tysa
Took Songwriting lessons from Jan L.
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"My son seems interested with Eric class. He said he will continue to take lessen with Eric next week. Thanks to Eric. Please keep Alex to continue. Alex is a fun and smart boy. He likes fun and knowledgeable teacher too."
- Alex
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric C.
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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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