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Lars R.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $24
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lars R.

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What is a song to you? My historical knowledge of the musical medium known as song is well developed, and it would be a pleasure to share it with you. Let's explore different forms, linguistic effects, accompaniments . . . the song is a small form, but very potent!

About Lars

I began to teach guitar at 16 years of age. I have taught seven- to 60-year-old students in a wide variety of styles. I studied jazz guitar primarily with Randy Vincent, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's greatest guitar players, and continue to broaden my horizons under the guidance of Matthew Gr

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Abhi D.
Lars is an awesome instructor. Very knowledgeable and also very articulate with his instructions. I highly recommend him. I am an absolute beginner and yet he was able to share so much in the very first lesson itself! He also makes learning fun.
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very good!
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Michael K.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded 1st Prize at the UTPA Guitar Solo Competition from UTPA Guitar Department
  • Bachelors in Music Education from University of Texas at Brownsville
  • Teaching since 2011
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Michael K.

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I compose music for my band and won a composition competition so I can offer many help tips and ideas to help you start your own tunes!

About Michael

I obtained my Bachelors degree in Guitar Education from the University of Texas at Brownsville as well as my Masters in Guitar Performance from the University of Texas at San Antonio. I am a qualified teacher! My lessons are generally tailored to the individual's needs so that the student maintains

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Laryn
My son has been taught by Michael year round for about 4 years now. When my son first came to Michael, he didn't know anything about the acoustic guitar. But now my son is a great guitar player. My son was able to learn his first song really fast and was so excited to play it for me. This is what is great about learning guitar with Michael. Its not just about chords and theory, he understands that kids want to play songs. My son has learned many songs from different genres. Under Michael's careful instruction and guidance my son has gained the confidence needed to teach himself new songs. Michael's way of teaching is fun and efficient. We are very pleased to have Michael as a teacher.
Carla
Michael Keplinger is a wonderful guitar teacher. My daughter has been taking lessons from him for 2.5 years, and her skill has grown by leaps and bounds. Mr. K, as he is known by his students, is patient and understanding, both with parents that forget things and with the students. He keeps his lessons interesting and focused, and based on the skill of the student. He works with them on a wide range of music and skills that help keep the students interested and growing as musicians. We have taken lessons with him both in person and online, and both have worked well. I highly recommend Michael Keplinger as a guitar teacher.
Eric
Michael is a knowledgeable and patient teacher who is capable of adjusting on the fly to the student and their ability to learn. During lessons he has been able to draw out what I have learned in the distant past and expand upon it in a way that has begun to build a good foundation for me to practice with. I highly recommend him as an instructor.
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Lance R.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors in Music from University of South Florida
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Lance R.

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Are you ready to start writing your own music, but you aren't sure where to start? I'm a doctor of music theory, with years of experience teaching people how to do just that! These lessons will give you the basic song writing tools necessary to create a beautiful, catchy tune that will truly speak to your individuality as a musician. I can also offer critical analysis of your current work, and give you detailed feedback on its artistic qualities.

About Lance

Dr. Lance R. is a Professor of Music offering private lessons online and in the Dallas area. He received his B.M. and M.M. in Vocal Performance from the University of South Florida, and a Ph. D in Music Theory, with a related field in Vocal Pedagogy from the University of North Texas. His great

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Rajesh Puthukunnathu
Dr. Lance is an excellent piano teacher. My kid was a beginner when joined his class and started learning from him. He likes his teaching and he shows much interest in playing piano after school hours and also he has good progress now.
Michael L
I've been taking vocal lessons with Dr. Lance Russell for about 6 months. He's super knowledgeable, as others have said, and is great at making you feel at ease. I've seen a lot of progress in the time I've worked with him and would definitely recommend others to reach out.
Emmet
Lance has a deep understanding of how sound is produced. This covers physical factors, like what each throat muscle is doing, as well as mental factors that can cause a singer to tense up or slip into a bad habit. He's able to take these insights and share them in a way that students can understand, along with tips that can be acted on to start improving right away. While highly professional, he's also easygoing and makes even beginner students feel comfortable.

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Kit G.

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Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Miriam Gideon Award, composition award from Brooklyn College
  • M. M. in Composition from The Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College
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Kit G.

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Love old-school standards and musical theater? I am an internationally-produced, award-winning musical theatre composer and lyricist, and I'd love to help you learn how to craft a stylish song in the tradition of the 20th Century masters, and how to tell a story and develop characters through songs. I love working with students to deconstruct songs you love and figure out their structural tricks, both lyrically and musically, and can help you to figure out how to apply those structures in your own work. Can also work with you on music theory, notation and computer technology for getting your music written down.

About Kit

I am an internationally-produced composer and lyricist, with over 15 years of experience in musical theater and composition. I have studied at Juilliard and the Tony Award-winning BMI Musical Theatre Writing Workshop, and hold a Master of Music degree in Composition from Brooklyn College Conservat

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Kim
I took a songwriting class that Kit taught at Schenectady County Community College, and it was a lot of fun and extremely helpful! She knows tons about all sorts of song genres both as a composer and a lyricist, and helped me understand a lot of basic ideas about music composition that I'd never really grasped. I would study with her again if she were back in town!
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Mike S.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1976
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Mike S.

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I teach refining your songs until they are "perfect"

About Mike

I have taught private guitar, piano, bass and drum lessons since the late 70s in Salt Lake City, where I majored in jazz guitar performance, and since 1980 in Los Angeles. I make the lessons fun. Some of my students have received college scholarships and won cash prizes for music contests. All of

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Sierra
Mike taught Leo in person before the pandemic started and has been doing online lessons with him for the past eight months. He is amazing with both. Leo has a very short attention span, but a deep love for music. Mike has been able to hold Leo’s attention every week for over a year — even during online lessons. Leo has become an awesome little pianist, and has developed a love for the piano. It has given him the ability to express all of his feelings and has helped his attention span for his schoolwork. Mike has so much patience, and always inquires about Leo’s favorite activities. He is great with kids and makes them feel so comfortable. Leo loves his “booming voice” and the free play blues music they get to play together every lesson.
Logan S.
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Wyatt W.
Mike amazing! Not only are my children learning at an incredible pace, they are having so much fun :-)
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jesse M.

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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics and how they affect your songwriting. Break down songs that you like to learn about the elements that make you like them and make them compelling to others.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Brenden R.
Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Memphis, IN

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Memphis 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.
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"Great Instructor for someone who really wants to get something out of lessons and not waste time. Fawn has a list of goals that she asks from her students and follows up on the goals and works to hit these goals."
Shin
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Rosita is capable of moving forward without leaving you behind! She is knowledgeable and clearly knows the topic she is teaching!"
Gregory Bruce Campbell
Took Songwriting lessons from Rosita R.
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"Very professional & knows his craft well

Amazing - the vast experience & knowledge present themselves with just the first lesson!"
Karissa
Took Songwriting lessons from Lucian W.
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"Talented and insightful teacher!"
Cortnie
Took Songwriting lessons from Josh L.
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"Tony is a great songwriting teacher! His lesson plans are extremely organized, easy to understand, and very engaging. He is very creative and great at explaining and simplifying the fundamental aspects of songs with detailed examples."
Rin
Took Songwriting lessons from Tony N.
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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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"Truly incredible teacher!

I love her. She is so sweet, she is amazing I would tell all my friends interested in piano, voice, music theory, songwriting or anything having to do with music, to take lessons with her. I can’t believe how much I have improved on my songwriting, voice and playing. I wish I had found her sooner. She's 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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"Jessica you rock. I had a problem making songs too complicated and wordy. Thanks for being so patient and helping me figure out how my songs can still be my own, but sound so much more professional!"
Will
Took Songwriting lessons from Jessica R.
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"Rosita is a firehose of knowledge! She is ultra encouraging, and will absolutely not let you run astray when you are not understanding the process... This makes her SO valuable as an instructor. My goals are being met with Rosita, and I treasure every golden nugget of knowledge I receive from her during our sessions!"
Greg
Took Songwriting lessons from Rosita R.
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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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