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Rachel P.

43 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Musical Theater from Duke Ellington School for the Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rachel P.

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As a songwriter with 6 Billboard charting singles, I have the experience t help you develop, refine and polish your songs, from whatever stage of completion they, to the point that they are production and performance ready. If you've got poetry that you are trying to put to music, I can show you how! If you've got chord changes and no lead melody or lyric line, I can help you find a multitude of creative possibilities.

About Rachel

A graduate of Duke Ellington School for the Arts and the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Rachel Panay is a 6 time Billboard Club charting singer/songwriter in the Dance music genre. She recently returned to her musical theatre roots appearing as Rose in Theatre Lab's production of The Secret

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Anne
Rachel has taught our son since first grade; he's now in third. She's tailored lessons to his musical taste (the Beatles) while providing a strong foundation on which to build. She's been very flexible and accommodating throughout the switch from in-person to remote lessons, and he really enjoys the time with her. Knowing that so many kids are motivated by short-term goals, she's planned even more recitals during this remote time than when they were solely in-person, and that's been a great motivator for our son to practice.
Stephanie
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Roh
Rachel is a great teacher for my 12 year old child. Rachel builds her confidence and meets her exactly where she is at. I highly recommend her.
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David S.

27 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
  • Teaching since 1996
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playin

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Tommy W.

8 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Jazz Bass Performance from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Tommy W.

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I am in 6 local bands, and have played in a dozen more in my time. Spread through those bands, I have written approximately 200 songs since I was 18. I have recorded numerous times and have a few releases on independent labels in the Washington, DC area. If you have a vision for a song, but aren't quite sure how to manifest it, I can help you.

About Tommy

My name is Tommy. I've been playing bass and guitar since I was 11 years old. When I was in high school, I won my school's Duke Ellington Jazz Performance Award my junior year. Around this time I began to work at my neighborhood's local lesson shop Let's Play Music! off of W Broad Street in Falls C

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Julia
Tom is a good teacher with solid knowledge which he is able to pass on in a clear and understandable way.
Matthew F.
Tommy is a solid bass guitar teacher. My lesson was better than expected!
Anne P.
Just had my first guitar lesson. Tommy was very patient and supportive and explained clearly what I needed to do.

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Dominic S.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $150
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • BFA from The Boston Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Dominic S.

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I've written 70 songs in the past 5 years
Come in, and I'll help you with yours as well

About Dominic

Dominic is an Assistant Professor at Berklee College of Music and The College of Saint Rose. A graduate of the Boston Conservatory of Music, Dominic has years of experience teaching people of all ages, and in all styles of music. Professionally, he has performed in National Tours, Off Broadway, an

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Simon
Dominic gave me great advice to start learning how to sing !
Ariel B.
He is great Trumpet teacher. He is professional and friendly. My son enjoyed his first lesson. Thank you
Marla H.
Dominic is fabulous. if you have a chance to work with him, do yourself a favor and do it!
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Vandi E.

79 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Awarded Graduate Student of the Year in Voice from University of Akron
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Vandi E.

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I have taken theory and composition courses throughout my undergraduate and graduate coursework. I have written and recorded songs and written musicals. We will work to develop your own voice and style in your songs and compositions.

About Vandi

Vandi has extensive performance experience in multiple genres: professionally with opera, orchestra, chamber music, musical theater, straight theater, film, sacred works, church music, jazz, and contemporary music. Credentials: Russian Opera Workshop-Philadelphia 2020 Opera Programs Berlin-202

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Krystal K.
Vandi is an outstanding teacher. She is not only extremely talented and knowledgeable, she is the most caring, very clear and thorough, patient, encouraging and motivating, teacher I ever had. I am learning and growing with each power-packed lesson that I look forward to every week. I am so thankful for Vandi and so blessed by her beautiful gift of music and teaching others to be their very best!!!
Ritam R.
Vandi is helping me articulation and pronunciation. She is very helpful and already helping me a lot in just couple of sessions.
Shigen
She understands what I want to know and helps a lot. She is a good English teacher.
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Ryan T.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Best Original Film Score from Montgomery County Film Festival
  • Bachelor of Music Degree in Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music
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Ryan T.

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My passion for music began when I was seven years old. It all started for me with composition and improvisation. I love to create my own original music and I have since the very beginning of my musical journey. To this day, composition and improvisation are some of my favorite things to do and favorite things to teach. My love of creating original music inspired me to write an educational book on the topic and develop my own unique method for approaching these topics.

My teaching philosophy includes an integrated method of intellectual and creative development. It is truly unfortunate that so often music theory is presented as a mere collection of naming systems and rules. To me, understanding music with the mind is a key ingredient to becoming an effective and inspired artist. In music lessons, I teach not just how to talk about music but the fascinating complexity of how music operates - the fundamental principles that illuminate the translation of sound into thoughts and ...

About Ryan

Ryan is a composer, author, pianist, music producer, and teacher. Ryan is the author of a music theory and composition textbook entitled The Theory and Creation of Music. He has won awards for his original music, such as his first place award for Best Original Film Score in the Montgomery County Fi

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Alan B.
I have a great rapport with Ryan. I think we work very well with Ryan. I am always looking forward to our next session.
Rihaan J.
Ryan is soo patient with my 5 year old. He teaches very nicely 2 classes and my son can already play 3 songs ..looking forward to many more..
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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Capitol Heights, MD

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Capitol Heights is $70. 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
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$70 average

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"Jordan is excellent at providing a smooth chord structure and consistent rhythm in an original song. He is a proficient guitarist and delivers an edgy lyric style. He is a versitle adept musician that is also patient and relates well to his students."
Karen
Took Songwriting lessons from Jordan D.
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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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"Christopher is a wonderful teacher. He truly cares and does his very best to help you learn. He knows exactly how to effectively help you understand and move forward. I appreciate what I am learning from him and how he is so patient. I feel safe enough to take creative chances during our lessons (I'm pretty rusty). I'm grateful to have found him. He is exceptionally knowledgeable, conscientious, caring, trustworthy and genuine - and a really great guy. I highly recommend him without reservation."
Suzanne
Took Songwriting lessons from Christopher M.
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"Keira made songwriting so fun, my boys didn't even know that they were learning! I would highly recommend Keira Moran."
Val
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"Jonathan is an excellent teacher and very enjoyable to be with. The environment is positive, instructional and after a few lessons has been rewarding and productive. I look forward to continuing weekly songwriting sessions in his comfortable home."
Steve
Took Songwriting lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Great energy, really hit it off with my child."
Lila
Took Songwriting lessons from Francesca V.
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"things are going well.....Will is a very helpfull and agreeable teacher....am considering more lessons in the future....but i don't like this company's auto renewing me for lessons...but...that ain't Wills fault....i look forward to seeing his Studio in Action!.....that's the next lesson....."
Alan
Took Songwriting lessons from Will F.
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"Carolyn is very patient kind and caring and easy going and also fun I would recemend here and do other lessons she has:)"
Abbie Roles
Took Songwriting lessons from Carolyn O.
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"Janeen is a super amazing and talented songwriter, singer & producer! Any idea you might have for a song, she is able to understand your desire and help you bring that into existence! She is super creative and never gives up! If you have a any melody that you want as a song, even in your head, or whatever it may be, she will do everything possible to help create it! Without a doubt, song writing can be difficult at times when you’re trying to find the right words and beats to portray your personal message with style and flow...but when working with Janeen you’ll never encounter a difficult time, without laughter and motivation to help you get through it! She makes it incredibly fun! She is a Super awesome lady and I highly recommend her!"
Meghan
Took Songwriting lessons from Janeen F.
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"I've been learning songwriting and music theory from David and it couldn't be any better. He's very professional and personable, and he makes sure to work with you, not above you. He shows a genuine enthusiasm for his students' musical interests and formulates instruction around them. David encourages questions, which creates a comfortable and effective teacher-student interaction. Between my weekly lessons, I find myself impatiently counting down the days until my next scheduled lesson. While the genre of songwriting that I've been working on with David's guidance has been contemporary Christian, I'm sure that he would be an effective teacher in any genre, whether the student were writing songs or playing them."
Martin
Took Songwriting lessons from David M.
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