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Chloe G.

Dundee, IL
Starting at $34
  • Music from Harper College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2017
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Chloe G.

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As a composer myself it is my joy to help other students find their voices through composition. I've worked with many genres and through lessons I help students discover their own writing style. My guidance is both hands on and hands off so that the song written, in the end, is truly yours. I'll guide you through the basics and the steps but in the end it'll be up to you to truly create!

About Chloe

Hello future students! My name is Chloe and I have been performing for many years. Notable performances include Carnegie Hall, Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, Windy City Live and more! I have a passion for music and I currently teach private vocal, ukulele and piano lessons. When I'm not teaching, I ar

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Manish
Chloe is one of the best teachers I have encountered relative to her knowledge, skills, understanding of how to train children and her desire to see her students excel. She is vested in her students. Thank you for the awesome job you do with my kids. I have seen remarkable progress in their singing since you started ( I can say that because I am also a classically trainer singer)
Alyssa
Chloe is amazing! I have taken music theory/ voice lessons from her for over a year now, and have learned so much! She helped me pass my choir class in school and advance in an after school choir. 100% recommend her skills! She definitely knows her stuff :)
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Danny L.

Lisle, IL
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2008
  • B. A. in Jazz Performance from University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Awarded Downbeat Student Music Award from Downbeat Magazine
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Danny L.

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What chords work with this melody? What makes a melody catchy? How do you write a good bridge? By looking at your favorite music, I'll teach you music theory, chord progressions, how to write harmonies, and much more!

I'll also teach you how to record your song and get it ready for Spotify and SoundCloud!

About Danny

I'm a professional musician from Lisle, IL with a wide range of musical knowledge and expertise. I hold two degrees in Upright Bass Jazz Performance (M.M. and B.A) from Northern Illinois University and University of Illinois at Chicago. I also play guitar, ukulele, mandolin, and love to produce mus

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Kelvin L.

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Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kelvin L.

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I have been teaching songwriting/composition since 1989
Students will have the ability to read and write musical notation fluently.
Students may work on whatever kinds of projects are of most interest to them. These could include writing pop songs; writing music for a school band, orchestra, or small ensemble; or writing music for themselves and/or their friends to play. Students are free to write in whatever genre/style they would like. I will work on how to notate musical ideas, how to structure a piece of music, and where to find inspiration, but the instruction will be more tailored to the student's specific needs. As with private instrumental lessons, students will be expected to work on their craft during the week.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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We think that Mr. Kelvin is an amazing teacher that is professional, kind and patient. He shows sincere interest in the student’s development. His instructions are clear and concise. He turns learning to play the violin into an enjoyable experience. Thank you Mr. Kelvin.
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Robert M.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of North Carolina at Asheville
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Robert M.

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About Robert

Professional musician in the Asheville, NC. area offering private guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, and bass lessons. I am also available for studio recording and live performance. With over 28 years experience, I have been teaching all ages, styles, and levels. This is not a hobby or part-time

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Wilfred B.
Very insightful — was able to immediately diagnose issues with my playing and offer solutions.
Matthew
I get a lot out of every lesson and a lot to take away and work on in practice as well. Great experience and I've noticeably improved after just a few lessons.
Ayman
Very insightful and made me feel comfortable right away
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Marye L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
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Marye L.

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Do you want to sing & play your favorite songs?

Do you dream of writing your own songs?

I have been teaching music privately since 2009 and LOVE to help my students sing and play their favorite songs all while becoming a well rounded musician.

We will get to the joy of playing as quickly as possible and as we go along we will fill in the music fundamentals - reading and writing music, rhythm, technique, songwriting, music theory and more. It will be a fun and enriching experience.

I can't wait to connect with you - to support and challenge you and help you make your musical dreams come true.

About Marye

My name is Marye. I am a singer/songwriter. I sing and play guitar, ukulele and piano. I have independently released three original albums (found on iTunes) and am currently recording my 4th album. A song of mine was placed on a Huawei smartphone in 2016 (over 10 million copies of the phone were so

Nikia L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Biology from City College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nikia L.

3 Reviews
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I am a vocalist and that plays an important role in songwriting. We want words to shape our meaning to the content and fit right into the rhythm of a song.

About Nikia

I have a bachelor's in Biology from the City University. My talents excel from the performing arts to knitting. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions. Even small questions can make a change in your grade. Sometimes we need to ask our selves where our direction is in life and there

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Jhoniliegh P.
Good first lesson
Nina
I liked her lesson.
Susan
She takes time working with you and finding your voice.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Aurora, IL

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Aurora is $68. 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
60 min
$68 average

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"Technology today is incredible. I'm in Norway, Fawn is in Los Angeles. Where else could I find a quality teacher with a couple of hit songs help me at my craft? If it weren't for the internet I would have never found such a talented songwriter to help me tighten my songs. I love, love, LOVE the time I spend with Fawn hashing out my songs to record with my band in the studio. She is so gifted, easy going, precise and fun. She really respects keeping the integrity and emotions of my songs and is good at keeping people open to changes that are necessary to make a mediocre song great."
Anneke Grace
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Fawn is my favorite music teacher. There have been real problems with the attendance of other teachers but come rain or shine Fawn is there. In 4 years I have learned more about music - piano, songwriting and voice than through any other teacher. She has a professional, enthusiastic and kind manner and I wholeheartedly recommend her."
Mike
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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Taylor taught a master class in Songwriting for our
Songwriting Master Class Series in May 2018.
She was outstanding and kept all 60 teenagers engaged.
Taylor has a very calm and relatable style that worked for my students.
I highly recommend Taylor as a teacher!!!"
Jamie
Took Songwriting lessons from Taylor M.
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"Kristina is great! I learned many tips and a few tools so far and am looking forward to my next class with her!"
BJ
Took Songwriting lessons from Kristina B.
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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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"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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"I love lessons with Keira! She is so friendly and knowledgeable, and she really cares about her students."
Maria
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"Henri understands my goal of wanting to learn to cover songs and eventually write my own. It's exactly what I'm looking for."
Chris
Took Songwriting lessons from Henri B.
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"Ahmad is Awesome! Lessons are a must. Before I started lessons, I would find tabs online and it was fun but I was wasting my time. I wasn't progressing and I didn't have any concept of timing and other essential basics. As a result, I was playing the proper notes but I wasn't playing them correctly and I couldn't improvise at all.

Ahmad takes difficult concepts and breaks them down into small, easy to understand pieces. Harmony concepts that I thought I wouldn't be able to grasp, I understand fully and use every day. He has a ton of tips that make learning so much faster. For instance, you learn how to find any note on the neck quickly without having to memorize the whole neck, which is crucial skill. Another great thing is that he uses tablature in his lessons. So, you don't have to know how to read music to get started.

If you ever want to write your own music or play with other people, call Ahmad now. He will make sure you learn the right way. I'm writing music and playing/improvising solos, at a level I thought I would never be able to achieve. Every lesson opens new possibilities."
Tom
Took Songwriting lessons from Ahmad G.
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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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