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Lisa A.

18 Reviews
Lake Charles, LA
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Honored Lifetime Member from Wellington Who's Who of Executive and Professionals
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Vocal Music Education from Capital University
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Lisa A.

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I am well known for both my ability to arrange songs for specific needs/players as well as for my composition. I will teach you how to develop melodies, chords and lyrics.

About Lisa

Lisa Abrams has a Vocal Music Education Degree from Capital University, Columbus, Ohio. She graduated in 1997 and has been teaching professionally, both in schools and privately, since that time. She has taught General Music grades K-8 in the Parochial School System. She has been the Music Dir

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Tyler
My lessons are great! She is incredibly knowledgeable in both experience, and the literature aspect of the piano instrument and I plan on keeping my lessons with her as long as I can.
Lorraine D.
going to be a lot of fun starting me out right where I want to be
Sean P.
Good lesson
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Kris S.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor's of Arts in Music and Psychology from University of Connecticut
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kris S.

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Learn what makes a good song work. We'll find out how to write songs that capture the emotions you feel.

About Kris

2020 Update: all lessons are taught over Skype or Zoom. Check the remote lessons demo video in my profile to get a sense of what it's like! Music is a rewarding art with infinite depths - the approach you take to learn it should reflect this. When you take piano lessons with me we’ll cover a

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Hershey
Kris is great .. always positive and upbeat. Clearly is masterful at understanding music theory and its applications to the piano. Working at a rapid pace and after just 3 lessons, I feel like I understand the piano. I would say that my understanding of some music theory (as a guitarist) helps me keep up with Kris, but he is a great listener and pauses when necessary.
Nicole
Amazing instructor. I've come so far from working with him.
Lino
9 months in taking lessons from Chris and it has been a great experience so far. Not only am I learning how to play the piano, but I'm also learning music theory. Not just how to play certain notes and chords but why. Highly recommended.
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Garrett M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Garrett M.

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I can provide lessons that teach various tips and tricks for songwriting and how music theory relates to creating original music.

About Garrett

I've been playing guitar for about 15 years now and I've played in just about every type of band. After playing in a metal band for about 5 years I switched over to a classic rock group for a couple years. In both of those groups I was lead guitar/lead vocals. Now for the last few years I've bee

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Dave F.
Great lesson, loads to learn!!!
Brad
I tried learning guitar a number of years ago. Garrett was great getting me started back into guitar. He quickly got me going with some simple chords and techniques. He has a strong understanding of guitar and makes it easy to understand. + he can play anything!
Derrick
What can I say about Garrett. I have never met a better guitarist in my 20 years of playing. Taking lessons with him was one of the best decisions I ever made. I would pay him double. No matter the guitar style, Garrett seems to have played it for years and has real insight on any of the different styles from Blues, to Country, to Rock, to Classic Rock, to Metal. He helped me not just learn riffs or songs but scales and has bug in teaching me more advanced music theory as well. He truly is the perfect mix of good person and amazing guitarist. Don’t miss the chance to learn from one of the best no matter your skill level!

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Joe M.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joe M.

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I consider myself a singer-songwriter at heart. learn how to express your thoughts poetically through music. Discover the importance of music theory in the realm of songwriting.

About Joe

With a bachelor's degree in Music Education from Vanguard University, I've been teaching Voice, Violin, Piano, and Guitar since 2002. Currently I'm the music teacher at Oakwood Academy Schools of Long Beach and at Kids Space in Whittier. I am also the Music Director for Arts Aloud Theater Group.

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Erin
Im already seeing a difference. Joe is really helping me with my belt.
Stephen
Worth double what he charges
Alexander
My first guitar session went great and learned so much! Very easy going guy and explains everything so well!
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Alexander P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Electronics and Computers (Microprocessors) from Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College
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Alexander P.

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With my 20+ years of experience as a professional singer/songwriter and performer, all skills that I teach which I incorporate into my "Heart Centered Vocal Coaching" programs (see below), I will work with you one-on-one with the art of songwriting. We’ll work through every step of the process together; from concept/idea, to formulating the melody via various techniques as well as writing the lyrics (e.g. improv/flow writing, etc.). Whether you just want to strictly focus on songwriting, or you want to mix songwriting with singing (which in my experience they obviously go hand in hand to a large degree), we can customize your lessons in the way that will best suite your needs and desires for your personal growth. I am looking forward to creating magic together with you.

Heart Centered Vocal Coaching

- Find and learn to Love your own voice.
- Learn breathing and vocal/singing techniques and practices. Great breath-work practices.
- Practice the art of Improv, or as I like to ...

About Alexander

I am a professional singer/songwriter for over 20 years, with extensive experience performing live, recording and producing music. I am very versatile with various singing styles but my fave and specialty is RnB vocals and harmonies. I am bilingual, fluent in both English and Spanish. My more in

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Frixos P.

62 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, some Portuguese, some Greek, Some Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Frixos P.

62 Reviews
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We will learn the basics of composition by listening to music extensively and by studying the principles of music theory. We will explore popular styles, chord progressions, and techniques most commonly used in songwriting.

About Frixos

Frixos states that his love for music probably started before he was born. “I’m pretty sure the Motown sounds my mother loved to listen and move to permeated to me through her.” Add to that his exposure to different ethnic sounds like Greek (his origins) folklore and contemporary music, Portuguese

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Luis S.
Great guy. Very knowledgeable and friendly.
We were able to clarify a number of questions that I had about the saxophone
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Young student with no previous experience... Frixos taught him so much, encouraged him, challenged him.... Didn't even really want to even try sax lessons before he met Frixos but now he has joined his school band.... Thank you Frixos!!!!

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Iowa, LA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Iowa is $68. 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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$41 average
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$54 average
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$68 average

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"Eric is going to help ignite my ability to write music consistently and with less writer's block in between. He's straight forward with great tips. Looking forward to seeing how this all works out."
Tyler
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric J.
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"Awesome lesson. My son is excited for the next one."
Tristan
Took Songwriting lessons from Jordan D.
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"great lesson. Excellent instructor"
David
Took Songwriting lessons from Josh L.
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"Ellysa is extremely knowledgeable and practical - her lesson with me was amazing. As a first lesson, we went through my existing equipment and goals for writing/producing my own work, and she gave me an online review of what we discussed next steps were for me. I’m so thankful for her clear and focused guidance!"
Ciara
Took Songwriting lessons from Ellysa R.
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"Fawn is an incredible songwriter and coach! She has turned my mediocre songs into hits and I have placed several on television shows since she helped me make them better. Every lesson I learn something new and feel empowered and like I'm finally headed in the right direction. You will learn so much about yourself when you take lessons with her. She is a true blessing."
Bobbie B.
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Natalie is always very insightful! Excellent!!"
Roger
Took Songwriting lessons from Natalie L.
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"Jeremie met with our daughter and took the time to learn her perspective and talent level and to develop a more individualized approach to working with her. He is incorporating music theory into songwriting. We are super pleased with his beginning work with her!"
Mackenzie
Took Songwriting lessons from Jeremie W.
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"Enormous Student base an affirmation of an Enormously Successful Teacher

Fawn is a warrior for justice. She rights all the wrongs of other teachers bad coaching. She turned my sons bad piano habits around in just 2 lessons! My daughter's bad vocal habits changed after the first lesson! I have never seen anything like it. We are grateful to have found her. I now have confidence that my children are in the best hands possible. I love the energy she puts into her recitals and the enormous student base she has is an affirmation that she is doing great things in California!

-mimi"
mimi
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Indigo is a fantastic teacher! Able to speak to a variety of musical styles and elements of music - from songwriting, to guitar technique, to theory. Highly recommend"
Amy Jo
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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"Stanley is a gifted musician and teacher. He took me from knowing a few simple chords to composing and recording my original music. He teaches with joy and empowers every learner. As an elementary teacher, I have referred many students to Stan. Young and old blossom under his unique and effective teaching methods. One becomes motivated to be the best musician possible just to see him smile with pride at your accomplishment."
Wendy
Took Songwriting lessons from Professor S.
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