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Ny Y.

3 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $22
  • Speaks Spanish, Patois
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner
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Ny Y.

3 Reviews
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This is a new course offering songwriting to all levels.
We will start with a intro level first and then build...more details coming soon!

I'm very excited to be offering this course as a request by some of my clients. Hope you enjoy!

About Ny

Hello ♥ My name is Ny! Here to help you grow on your life's journey! My experience includes 15+ years in professional and community theatre projects. Also, I'm a professionally trained gospel, contemporary, and classical singer for over 20 years. Educational Background: B.A in Psychology,

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Devan
Ny is such a great teacher/healer. Ny takes a holistic approach to her lessons. She not only helps you with your vocal technique, she also helps you connect with the emotion of the music. She's a wonderful teacher!
Armayia ..
It’s very comfortable talking with and learning from her!
Madison J.
Ny is kind, firm and encouraging! I'm really enjoying our lessons so far.
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Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
  • Teaching since 1984
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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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Amazing!
Erica M.
Kelvin was an incredible teacher! He somehow made the very technical art of origami a bit easier to digest and do on our own from home. He was supportive and cheering us on, and his passion for origami was extremely evident. We can't wait to work with him again. Thanks, Kelvin!

Michael S.

46 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded Performance Scholarship from Columbia College Chicago
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Michael S.

46 Reviews
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I like to give students a firm foundation in songwriting with a dash of theory as well as writer's block busting exercises to help spark you creativity.

About Michael

Expressing yourself is the ultimate goal of music and my job is to help you get your point across! Like any musician, music is my life. I love to soak it in any way I can! Whether it be listening to records, jamming with my friends or watching all the live concert footage of Stevie Ray Vaughan

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Great teacher. Lot’s of patience!
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Dennis A.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Turkish, Japanese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dennis A.

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Mastery over songwriting means adaptability by stepping outside yourself – thus, ironically, getting to know yourself on an even deeper level. There is no "one" right path to writing a song but there are many concepts and techniques that I've acquired at my alma mater Berklee College of Music that have helped me harness the inner creator in my musical path. In our lessons we will be opening the gates to creativity and fearless expression through an understanding of lyric writing, prosody, and harmonic and melodic development. I can't wait to start writing songs together!

About Dennis

"Dennis Aydemir (he/him), aka 'Deniz of the Bees', is a singing-songwriting frontman in the indie\art rock genre, and the director and producer for the documentary series ‘Time Travels Through Sound’. Dennis is a quadrilingual Berklee College of Music graduate whose creative impulsions are rooted

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Murat Dalkilic
Dennis is a very knowledgeable guitarist and lyricist that I feel privileged to be working with
Arjuna
I had a great time with my first guitar/songwriting lesson with Dennis, he took the time to listen to my goals that I would like to achieve and was very informative on an approach to achieve them. He was clear in his instructions and presented more complicated methods in an easy to understand way. I'm excited for my next lesson and my development under his tutoring, and highly recommend Dennis as an instructor for beginners to the more advanced.
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Glenn W.

74 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Best Teacher on the Planet from My students
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Glenn W.

74 Reviews
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Reading the detailed "About" section below should give an aspiring singer/songwriter all the information relevant as to how and what I teach, with regard to vocal performance and technique. I have associated with published songwriters my entire 40 year career, and have gathered viable and pertinent knowledge of the craft that I can now pass along to a new era of writers. We will unpack the secrets of good songwriting, and we will write songs. We have the capabilities in my studio to record and mix your songs as well. I have co-written songs with my students that have been nominated for rewards in Nashville. Look at our sessions as practical, relevant clinics that will produce original musical material that will be heard, as you absorb the knowledge you need to be successful in this genre. To capsulize my mission statement as an instructor: You WILL be a better singer/songwriter and performer. THIS I GUARANTEE!!

About Glenn

I have been active in the entertainment industry since the age of 12, when I gave my first professional performance. Prior to that I was already being introduced to music with years of guitar, and then vocal instruction. I do not remember a time of my life when I was not singing somewhere; in the h

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Charlie M.
Glenn is fantastic!
Aaron
Such a confidence boost. Glenn helps you know what you’re already doing well, as well as what to improve on.
Blaine
Glenn is amazing! He listened to me sing a few songs and gave me two tips that completely improved my vocal performance! Highly, highly recommended if you want to sing and perform better, and if you truly want to profoundly impact the listener to a higher degree !
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Sergio S.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sergio S.

38 Reviews
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I have a number 1 rock single, 3 top 40 rock singles and have charted in the top 40 of pop. My songs are often used on CBS sports, WWE and Film.

About Sergio

Hi, I'm Sergio. I am a producer/songwriter and I teach voice and guitar in Nashville, TN. Ive been teaching voice and guitar for 7 years. I was previously on Sony Records. I'm an experienced touring lead singer/musician in an internationally recognized rock band called Atom Smash. I've had sever

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Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sergio. As a beginner, he quickly understood what I’m looking to accomplish and already gave me some useful info on making improvements. Looking very much forward to our future lessons.
Megan Thomas
Very knowledgeable
Marty
Sergio is a great instructor. He has let me focus on my style of music which keeps me engaged. He has endless experience and has expert tips on how to take care of your voice and sing on key. I have seen a lot of improvement in my voice in such a short time. Can't wait to continue the lessons.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Elgin, IL

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Elgin 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 $276 per hour.
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$42 average
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$55 average
60 min
$69 average

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"Chrissy really helps me a lot with writing melodies for my lyrics. SHe is very protove and encouraging and creative. I really think she brings out the best in her students. Definitely several points above average!"
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Chrissy S.
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"Great job working with me to help me hone my songwriting skills... Bob's clear knowledge of songwriting and the music business in general was extremely helpful... I'd recommend Bob's expertise for any aspiring songwriter or someone interested in how the music business works..."
Ken
Took Songwriting lessons from Bob W.
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"I enjoy my song writing coach Frankie. His knowledge and patience was well appreciated."
Dwonka "Dee"
Took Songwriting lessons from Frankie P.
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"amazing. loved, loved, loved Mallory"
Gail
Took Songwriting lessons from Mallory B.
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"Jan's direction gets results!

Jan is one of the most nurturing people I've had the pleasure of being around. She's constantly helping me with all aspects of my career, including gaining my own students. She takes the time to ask how I'm doing personally and does whatever she can to encourage me. Jan has given me many tools that have greatly increased my skill as a vocalist, and the things she has done for my songwriting are revolutionary! She's been able to get me to think of my songs as a story, with the angle of thinking about writing a movie script, an entire story before I even begin to write lyrics. It's me write much better songs and I could not have done that without her. I highly recommend!"
Darren Thomas
Took Songwriting lessons from Jan L.
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"Truly incredible teacher!

I love her. She is so sweet, she is amazing. I can’t believe how much I have improved on my songwriting, voice and playing and I wish I had found her sooner. I would tell all my friends and any one interested in piano, voice, music theory, songwriting or anything having to do with music, to take lessons with her. She is a miracle worker. Incredible and gracious, can’t say enough good things about Fawn!"
Amber
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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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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"Prophet is one of the last GOOD GUYS left. Not only that, but he has experience as a real musician. He plays guitar, bass, drums and keys. He has produced me numerous times on songs that I've written, but needed them to come to life. He works FAST and SIMPLE. I can't say enough about his professionalism, musicianship, follow through and kindness. Anyone looking to learn will get a dedicated teacher that will make sure you can walk away with the knowledge you need. Guaranteed!"
Jamie
Took Songwriting lessons from Prophet C.
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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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"I have a true appreciation for Oliver, as a musician, songwriter, and most of all, as a person. You will not be disappointed if you choose to take lessons; having done so I find myself a better human being."
Ron
Took Songwriting lessons from Oliver E.
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