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Jennifer P.

33 Reviews
Gwynn Oak, MD
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Jennifer P.

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I can help you to tell your story through song: working with melody, lyrics, chords/accompaniment and/or interpretation to create a moving musical connection within yourself, and with your audience.

About Jennifer

I am a professional singer-songwriter and have been teaching lessons fulltime for the last 12 years. I teach students of all ages and levels of experience. My current range of students include: kids with learning/developmental disabilities, teenagers who have starred in school musicals, and perf

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Wenddy J.
Amazing
Reginald
Jennifer did a great job assessing what was needed to take my vocal production to the next level !
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Sean M.

3 Reviews
Baltimore, MD
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded 2019 Gustav Klemm Award from Peabody Conservatory
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sean M.

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Songwriting is my favorite part of music! I teach every facet of songwriting, from what it means to create music down to advanced songwriting techniques

About Sean

Hi! I'm Sean. I am an active freelance composer, guitarist, and teacher in Baltimore City. I have a degree from Peabody in Music Composition and I am a firmly established teacher of guitar, violin, piano, and rock instruments in the city. I play a wide range of styles - fingerstyle, classical, rock

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Stephen B.
Sean is great
NIMMI S.
Sean was a great teacher. I asked him if he knew how to teach Bollywood style Violin and even though he didn't he took the time to study it and learn just to teach me. I really appreciate that he was so open to trying so hard for his students. I think Sean is great!
Marc T.
Great first lesson. High hopes for follow lessons.

I self-taught myself guitar over 35 years ago; mostly forgotten. Sean began with establishing goals that would meet my goals. The feedback to me during the lessons was focused and delivered in a friendly manner. Progression was enhanced due to his manner and his approach to teaching. While this was the first lesson, I am looking forward to future lessons.
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Robert H.

38 Reviews
Pikesville, MD
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1988
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Robert H.

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**Songwriting for all ages and abilities and currently have young children writing their first songs as a way to develop their writing and musicianship skills, to young adults releasing their first recordings of well crafted material. I use improvisation as a bsic tool to assist singers and pianists alike. I also work with guitarists to work on their craft and to develop as artists.

About Robert

Creativity, skill and love of music are the key elements that I work to encourage in every student. Over the years my teaching has evolved and I find it gratifying to take people far beyond their own expectations while helping them achieve their goals. I believe everyone is musical and just needs

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Bowen S.

2 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bowen S.

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I am a professional musician, composer, producer, engineer, and recording artist. I graduated Summa Cum Laude from the music conservatory at SUNY Purchase with a major in Studio Composition, and obtained my Masters of Music from NYU, focusing on Music Technology and Songwriting.

My students can expect to improve week to week in their playing, composing, producing, or recording. Every person is different, and we all learn differently from each other. I cater my teachings to each of my students based on their subject of focus and goals. My versatility, experience, and classical training helps me to make the learning experience easy, stress free, and fun.

As a seasoned songwriter of 15+ years, I have made a career in the recording studio. As a player, I have toured internationally. I have worked as a chief engineer, as well as studio manager, at some of the biggest and most famous studios in New York City. I've written, recorded, mixed, and mastered music for the ...

About Bowen

I am a professional musician, composer, producer, engineer, and recording artist. I graduated Summa Cum Laude from the music conservatory at SUNY Purchase with a major in Studio Composition, and obtained my Masters of Music from NYU, focusing on Music Technology and Songwriting. My students can

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Andrea
Hired to help my teen with music theory courses for high school summer classes. Very pleased with lesson. He explained everything in a way that made my teen interested and sat through scale practice as well. I will hire again because my teen still needs help
Alex
Really helpful.
Bowen walked me through the basics of pro tools, helped me set up my sessions correctly, and gave a lot of great advice on music production. can't wait for my lesson next week!

Scott S.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Scott S.

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Through the foundation I've gained by the influences of Mel Bay, Hal Leonard, and Suzuki musical instruction methods, I compile my own teaching materials. Using personally constructed guitar lessons, I demonstrate, instruct, and guide the student based on my assessment of their individual needs, skill level, and progress. Lessons are formulated in Modules, and advancement through them is based on the student's personal aptitude, skill level, and practice commitment. Learning is accomplished by ear as well as through essential methods of musical notation (tablature, 5-line staff, rhythmic comprehension). Students are trained to perform written music as well as to write and express the music within themselves.
I'm an encouraging and motivating guitar teacher with a casual relaxed approach. Teaching new guitarists is very rewarding to me. To see the light come on and watch a student perform a song, express themselves musically, and create their own composition is an awesome experience.

About Scott

The key to learning guitar......is finding the right instructor! I am an encouraging, effective guitar instructor and an experienced performing musician, offering in-person beginner through intermediate guitar instruction in my home and on line. It is very rewarding to me to help others alon

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Lucas
Scott takes his time to teach you proper techniques to take your playing to the next level.
Joan B.
I'm enjoying my lessons with Scott. He has taught me a lot. He makes playing and learning exciting. I can't wait for my next lesson.
James
I started with Scott as a newbie and he has definitely helped me grow as a guitarist. He takes time and makes things easier to learn. As complicated learning can be, he simplifies it and breaks it down. When I feel like I’m not progressing he always shows me how I am. His modules are easy to follow. His teaching style is compatible with all types of learners whether you are visual, hands on or a listener. It’s not just business with him. He’s always available for questions after or between lessons. He’s knowledgeable in equipment so don’t hesitate to ask for some advice on what to buy. He’s affordable and lesson times are flexible. I highly recommend him for all ages and learning needs.
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LeRoy B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded Grammy from Recording Academy
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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LeRoy B.

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We can examine musical content as well as lyrics and singing. And I'm experienced in a variety of styles and traditions.

About LeRoy

Greetings- My name is LeRoy Bach and I'm a Grammy and Gold-record winning musician, with 40+ years experience as a professional musician and music teacher. I was a member of Wilco for seven years, including the making of "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot." I've also recorded and toured with Theaster

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Greenbelt, MD

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Greenbelt is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$68 average

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"So far my daughter is pleased and is looking forward to working with Joe. She has only had 1 lesson so far but it was smooth sailing and all went well."
Katelyn
Took Songwriting lessons from Joe R.
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"He has a good ear and can help quickly with transcriptions. More importantly, he also gave some practical advice."
Daniel
Took Songwriting lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Heather gave me many great ideas as to how to structure melody and lyrics. I highly recommend her."
Karena
Took Songwriting lessons from Heather M. L.
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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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"Fawn has been my teacher for a year now and is an excellent influence on both me and my brother. We've definitely improved in all of the subjects she has taught us: Songwriting, Singing, Voice-over's, Acting and Piano. Fawn is very patient and understanding during lessons and is a very capable instructor who knows what she is teaching in music, the business and the arts. I am very happy to be able to work with such an amazing teacher who is a star in her own right! Thank you Fawn!"
Mirad
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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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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"EDwin has been a great help over the last couple of years. Don't know how I wrote and recorded songs without his help"
Dan
Took Songwriting lessons from Edwin I.
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"My writing was sub-par, to say the least. Margo helped me to paint a vivid picture with my words, and also create melodies to best express them. Now, I consult her every time I have a song or poem to write!"
Caitlin
Took Songwriting lessons from Margo L.
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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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"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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