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Mary Ann G.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1993
  • BA Music from CSLA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mary Ann G.

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I have been writing music since I was a little girl. I can help you with your song structure musical lines and content. I have helped many students complete and record their original music. I can help you with your personal style and help you expand and explore your creativity/ideas.

About Mary Ann

I have been teaching for over 20 years. I am a singer-songwriter-guitarist and performer. A native born Southern Californian, her life focus has always been music, from her beginnings as a little girl in the church choir to playing guitar in her first all girl band by age 12. She received her forma

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Bronwyn C.
Mary Ann is a very good teacher and she doesn't push her students past their limits to achieve something. She works with them to help them achieve their goal.
Wrigsby
Miss MaryAnn is patient, kind and knowledgeable!
Crystal B.
Mary Ann is awesome! She is a great instructor, stays focused and fits a ton of instruction in each lesson. I've learned so much more in 5 lessons than I learned in 2 years trying to teach myself. I highly recommend her!
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Phil C.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 17 to 90
  • Awarded Presidential Scholarship from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaching since 1993
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Phil C.

25 Reviews
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Songwriting is tricky. There are formulas one can use, but do they work for your specific needs? What about the dreaded writer's block? What if you've never written a song? What do you do if you can't finish a song you've started? How do you keep from getting too repetitive in your style? All of these questions and more have valid and applicable answers and exercises. I can teach the standard songwriting structure, but I do more than that. I help you find your true creative style. We'll discover your favorite and most effective uses of words and melody. You have a creative voice that is truly unique. Now let's help you use it.

About Phil

I've taught both privately and in the classroom (in schools from Pre-K to college, and through workshops), and have been a working musician and teacher for more than 25 years. I have a degree in music from Columbia College Chicago (Summa Cum Laude). My students have included everyone from absolute

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Ed B.
Very knowledgeable and put me at ease right from the beginning.
Ben B.
Phil is very personable in his approach. He is also very knowledgeable and throughout in his explanations regarding the topics we are working on and I'm very happy to be working with him.
Glenn F.
1st meeting/lesson went well....Looking forward to future lessons.

Dan S.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Dan S.

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Dan S holds a diploma from La Musique Academy International and a Bachelors of Music from Montclair State University.

He counts himself fortunate to have written and co written dance songs that have made it onto international DJ charts.

Dan Has been teaching since 2008 and brings both structure and a fully customizable approach to teaching, making sure you learn what you want and what you need to know to accomplish any musical dream. Dan has extensive experience working with children and teens as well as adults.

About Dan

Online lessons with Dan are enhanced by top of the line 5 GHZ wifi and professional full 1080P HD Video for a better online experience. Online lesson times are available for anyone, worldwide. Dan S. holds a diploma in Modern Guitar Performance from La Musique Academy International and a Bachel

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Patrick F.
I've taken guitar lessons from a few teachers and Dan is the best fit I've ever had. He is very patient and does a fantastic job of tailoring lessons to individual needs. He clearly loves to play music and is very thoughtful about how he shares this knowledge in his lessons. He never fails to encourage me as a guitar player and reinforces a 'can do' attitude. His positive and calm demeanor also make for a fantastic instructor. Thank you, Dan.
Patrick F.
Dan is a patient instructor who is always encouraging. He also makes the lessons fun. I appreciate how he customizes each lesson for my needs.
Maria B.
First lesson was a great experience for my kids. They are practicing on their own!!! I could tell they couldn't wait for their next lesson. Thank you Dan!!!

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Kara S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Bachelor of Music - Vocal Performance from University of the Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kara S.

5 Reviews
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Have lyrics you want to put to song but are struggling to get the sound you want? I can help you.

About Kara

I am a vocal and piano instructor based in Doylestown, PA! I also teach essay writing. I went to the University of the Arts in Philadelphia where I obtained a masters and bachelor's in voice. I have been teaching voice and piano for 8 years. I am upbeat and excited about sharing my passion for musi

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Sophia T.
My daughter is really enjoying her lessons.
Ben Goldstein
My teenager son loves his singing lessons with Kara. He has been going for a couple months and I have noticed a rapid improvement in his singing. I highly recommend Kara she is a great teacher and very friendly. My son is always looking forward to his next lesson, it is the highlight of his week. Thank you so much Kara for the great work you do!
Jade
I am a college level jazz musician.
My primary instruments are jazz guitar and upright bass.
Growing up I have always wanted to sing but never could find a qualified teacher.

Luckily, after extensive research online for vocal teachers I discovered Kara.
I have been taking lessons with her for a while now and she's wonderful.
I always have many questions for her in my lessons and she always has a knowledgable response.

I feel like I'm progressing and finally learning how to sing properly with someone who knows their stuff.

I would highly recommend studying with her.
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Eric C.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eric C.

38 Reviews
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There are so many ways to write a song. Songwriting lessons will cover a lot of ground including but not limited to song structure, dynamics, melody, rhythm, harmony, etc.

About Eric

Performing and recording musician with several groups for over 15 years. I have been teaching private lessons and classes in community education to students of all ages since 2007. I have also taught music in early childhood education, St. Paul Public Schools as well as music therapy programs at

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Mackenzie
Instructor was well prepared and very clear on what is expected.
River G.
Eric is very patient and personable.
Burnam
Always great!

Desmond M.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Desmond M.

11 Reviews
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I have more than 10 years songwriting experience

About Dr. Desmond

I have a Doctor of Musical Arts degree. I am also certified by the State of New York to teach vocal and instrumental music from K-12. I have more than 10 years of professional international performing and teaching experience. I have had students win awards in music festivals even shortly after wor

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Tanesha
Dr. Desmond was a really great instructor! He was very kind and patient with me, he was able to teach me at ability level. He encouraged me to believe in myself and to practice in order to become a better player. He made me feel comfortable and and gave be positive reinforcements when I was doing well as well as positive constructive criticism when I was slacking. I look forward to continuing my courses with Dr. Desmond, I would recommend him to any one interested in learning how to play any instrument.
Raul
Had a really good lesson. Dr. Desmond helped me with my technique (which definitely needs work). Had instant impact on the quality of sound I was producing. I would call it an eye-opening experience
Roy F Williams
I'm new at playing the guitar and don't learn to fast. His patients with me was incredible. I'm looking forward to my next lesson.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Sherrard, IL

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Sherrard 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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$42 average
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$55 average
60 min
$73 average

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"Aleksis was a great teacher. I highly recommend him."
- Sienna
Took Songwriting lessons from Aleksis B.
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"Jan is wonderful to work with!

I worked with Jan thru skype while living in Australia on my songwriting and singing, she is a joy to work with really caring and helped me challenge myself to become a better songwriter. There were even days I woke up at 4am Australian time just to work with her! The whole experience was great! I then had the pleasure to work with her in person to record some of the songs we had been working on as I traveled to LA for a few weeks. Her techniques really helped me bring out certain emotions and I can't express how much I enjoy working with Jan."
- Fiona
Took Songwriting lessons from Jan L.
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"El mejor! Muy paciente y apasionado por la enseñanza. Lo recomiendo 100%"
- Ramiro
Took Songwriting lessons from Rodolfo G.
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"Mimi is a very patient, compassionate, knowledgeable, and inspiring songwriting teacher, and I am learning a lot and gaining self-confidence from working with her. Most definitely several points above average!"
- Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Mimi D.
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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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"Bill is a great instructor. I haven't been taught something I wasn't going to need to elevate my understanding."
- Hardy
Took Songwriting lessons from Bil M.
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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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"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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"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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"It’s really fun and you’re surrounded by people who want the best for you. It’s a great environment!"
- Kayla
Took Songwriting lessons from Janeen F.
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