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Popular Songwriting Teachers in Clarkston, MI

Brandon S.

9 Reviews
Oak Park, MI
Starting at $55
  • Speaks The Language of Music ;), English
  • Teaches students 10 to 45
  • Teaching since 2005
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Brandon S.

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How to enter in and out of songwriter mode, how to heighten creativity, brainstorming melodies and lyrics, creative timing (rhythm), capitalizing on inspiration, meeting deadlines and more.

About Brandon

My students are guided along a comprehensive artist development experience that consists of voice development, stage presence, songwriting and finishing school. I've been a songwriter/vocal producer for 20 years having written songs for The Backstreet Boys, Trey Songz and more. I've studied the

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Liz
I went in super nervous. Walked out feeling excited and more confident! He’s an excellent teacher and I look forward to more sessions.
Akshaya
Brandon is very structured and perceptive. Lots of breathing exercises to help with vocal sustenance. It was awesome!
Stephanie M.
Brandon is the real deal ! He is kind , tough , caring and a well rounded teacher ! Excellent style - I would give him a 10
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Bill G.

38 Reviews
Troy, MI
Starting at $23
  • Speaks English, Greek
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Bill G.

38 Reviews
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Some students are content to play songs they know and love, and others want to create songs of their own and contribute as songwriters in their own right.
I greatly enjoy helping students find their own voice as writer, and open up an understanding of arrangement and construction in music. Some might make simple singer/songwriter songs, and others might want more elaborate compositions. I love both and teach them both

About Bill

Guitarist/Songwriter Bill G. is a versatile and experienced instructor, who's been playing and teaching guitar for over 20 years, and is fluent in everything from finger style Classical/Flamenco and Folk guitar, to Jazz, all Rock(from classic to modern Alternative/Indie), and various World music st

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Kerrie S.
Bill is easy to work with and very patient. He is also great at teaching you chords and strumming patterns while learning songs you enjoy.
Jordan
Bill is an excellent teacher. He uses any type of music you like to help you learn and stay interested. I leave every lesson excited to go home and practice what I’ve learned. Bill allows me to make a short video of what we’ve gone over that lesson which is how I learn the best when I’m back at home. Its like having that weeks lesson at your disposal for you to use at any time. My love for the guitar has grown tremendously thanks to Bill.
Mikaela B.
It is with the utmost enthusiasm that I express my admiration for Bill's ability to make my first guitar lesson pleasant and comfortable (even when I know little to nothing about playing guitar). I am confident my future guitar lessons with Bill will provide me with solid guitar playing abilities, and will prove to be compelling and diversified.

Marc M.

36 Reviews
Livonia, MI
Starting at $22
  • Associates from Schoolcraft
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Marc M.

36 Reviews
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I go over the process of how to create from scratch based on original theme. Most songwriters have a theme or motif that needs to be elaborated upon. Once that theme or motif is explored I'll show you how to place it and come up with surrounding themes that make up the song. These themes when elaborated upon will be the structre of the song that is labeled ""Intro", "Verse", "Chorus", "Bridge", "Outro"

About Marc

I teach all styles of guitar, as I have been in many different types of music situations: Soloist (Classical) Ensemble (Classical and Jazz) Lead and Rhythm (Various Rock and Roll bands) Songwriting and Recording. I am a people person that learned the guitar from many different sources. Most of my l

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Miki
I only had Marc for a couple months (unfortunately had to move), but he is a phenomenal teacher and I recommend to anyone. He's very easy to communicate with and strikes a great balance between the technical learning you need with having fun.
Fred Chin
First lesson. Marc was great
Chris
I only got to take lessons from Marc for a couple of months in the summer of 2016 (I had to move away for work), but he is hands down the best music teacher I've ever encountered. It's a year and a half later and I'm still benefitting from his tutelage. From beginner to advanced, you've found the right guy for the job.

Meet Online Songwriting Teachers Serving Clarkston, MI

Regina J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaching since 1998
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Regina J.

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I have been mentored by the likes of Harland Howard (Patsy Cline Hits) Toni Dae (Alan Jackson and Conway Twitty/ Loretta Lynn Cuts) Gerald Smith (Lorrie Morgan, Colin Raye, Gerorge Strait and George Jones Hits, Jan Buckingham ( Pam Tills, Lee Greenwood, Melissa Etheridge and Whitney Houston Cuts)
I am currently signed as a staff writer with song being pitched monthly. So if we write a great song it will automatically be sent to my publisher in Nashville for evaluation and possible recording... I have worked with kids from age 10 up to adults aged 80.

About Regina

I started singing and playing bass in a family band. By age 10 we cut a vinyl record at age 14 my brother and I went to Nashville after winning a contest and recorded another vinyl record plus we signed a recording contract with Universal Nashville. From age 22 up I beat the streets of Nashville an

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Natalie L.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Natalie L.

21 Reviews
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Songwriting lessons are in some ways similar to Composition Lessons (see "Composition") with a focus on popular songwriting, including musical theater and commercial music. You will learn about harmony and form, but lyric writing and also how to tell a story through song. You will also work on how to create a catchy hook, how to keep your song focused and clear, how to create a "turn" at the end, and how to grab and keep the listener's attention.

About Natalie

Natalie is a NYU and BMI Workshop trained composer of songs, musicals, and concert music who has helped many songwriters find their voice and fine-tune their skills. She is particularly adept at identifying what is keeping a song from working (whether it be music, lyrics or both) and helping writer

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Viviann
Great first lesson, looking forward to the next.
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Roger C.
Natalie is always very insightful! Excellent!!
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Randy L.

92 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Appreciation from A Satisfied Student
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Randy L.

92 Reviews
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Are you just driven to express yourself with song?
Well, for years I have helped to get people's songs out of their heads and into the world. We help you with form, syntax, lyrics, melody, hooks, and on and on.

For years I have helped folks to protect their intellectual property. We will help you copyright your songs using ECO the Electronic Copyright Office of the Library of Congress. I will never make any attempt to ensnare your copyrights.

So let's do a song and see if we're a good fit! We can record a working recording of it the first day you bring it in!

An integrated approach:
Music almost always involves several skills. Below are some of the complementary skills that I can help you with.

In my Semper Method, we always address several of them at every session. For example, we record, sing and play all the time. To sing you should be able to pick out intervals at the piano, or better yet, accompany yourself and everyone needs some music theory. So it really is all ...

About Randy

RANDY L. Teacher / Musician / Producer Are you an adult who always wished you could play or sing? Or a homeschooler who wishes you had music for your child? Do you wish you or your child could just sit down and play the music you feel? Is fear or uncertainty stopping you from playing i

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Maribeth M.
My son Liam has been Randy’s student for almost a year. Liam’s superpower is autism, and that means we work in “Liam time.” Randy is great at reading Liam and does an amazing job of helping us balance work on Liam’s music and his voice acting. Randy has taken us far, and we’re excited to see how much farther Liam can go in the next year with Randy guiding the way! I highly recommend Randy L, especially if your student faces extra challenges!
Lisa T.
Thoroughly enjoyed it and looking forward to my next lesson.
Geoff K.
Very comfortable and helpful. Looking forward to the next one.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Clarkston, MI

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Clarkston 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.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$73 average

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"I learned alot on the first hour lesson. Stephen made it easy for me to grasp the basic fundamental of song writting."
- Nelson
Took Songwriting lessons from Stephen H.
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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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- Jane
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Mimi is very patient and knowledgeable and informative. She is a true inspiration for my songwriting. Definitely several points above average!"
- Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Mimi D.
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"Janeen teaches songwriting to my two kids. They always look forward to seeing her for their next lesson. She is great with them. Janeen is patient and loving. She has a special way of getting them motivated. My kids love Janeen!. She’s so inspirational. I love her style. She’s the best! She’s an awesome person and teacher. I highly recommend Janeen!"
- Alisha
Took Songwriting lessons from Janeen F.
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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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"Desmond is very passionate and full of great ideas that his students can use to help their progress. He's a great teacher!"
- Soo
Took Songwriting lessons from Desmond M.
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"I didn't really know what to expect from songwriting lessons but Adam is very flexible with his teaching, knowledgeable, and responsive. He gives you the tools you need to pursue any path you choose and to feel good about what you're achieving. Adam is very nonjudgmental and just loves music. Thanks to him I've come very far in a short amount of time."
- Danielle
Took Songwriting lessons from Adam K.
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"I loved her energy and how she jumped right in. Already in the first I learned something new!"
- Chanel
Took Songwriting lessons from Nicole C.
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"I only got to take lessons from Marc for a couple of months in the summer of 2016 (I had to move away for work), but he is hands down the best music teacher I've ever encountered. It's a year and a half later and I'm still benefitting from his tutelage. From beginner to advanced, you've found the right guy for the job."
- Chris
Took Songwriting lessons from Marc M.
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