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Popular Songwriting Teachers in Livonia, MI

Brandon S.

9 Reviews
Oak Park, MI
Starting at $55
  • Speaks The Language of Music ;), English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Marketing from Davenport University
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Brandon S.

9 Reviews
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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.

40 Reviews
Troy, MI
Starting at $23
  • Speaks English, Greek
  • Teaching since 1992
  • General studies from Oakland
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Bill G.

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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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Sam Y.
What a great teacher! He has several decades of experience in playing and teaching and it shows. He plays effortlessly and is very patient. He would be the ideal teacher for someone who is either new or already experienced with the guitar. Also, I feel like he can play most any song (and coming from a 70s/80s rock/metal fan, it's great). If you're on the fence about learning or continuing with lessons, give him a shot. You won't be disappointed!
Dan P.
I’ve really enjoyed my lessons with Bill. Learned a ton from him so far and appreciate his patient, calm manner
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.

Marc M.

36 Reviews
Livonia, MI
Starting at $22
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Associates from Schoolcraft
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Marc M.

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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.

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Elena D.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
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Elena D.

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I am first and foremost a singer/songwriter. I can help you discover all the possible song structures and song parts, sure, I have studied it deeply and earned a songwriting certificate from UCLA. But mostly I can help you dig deeper and find what you really want to talk about, what the story you want to talk about really is. By doing that I will then be able to show you different technical ways to tell that story, to build the melody that will help tell that story and also help you with chord progressions and music harmony.

About Elena

Hello! Music is my life and my biggest passion. I've been a working musician and a teacher for several years and there's nothing more rewarding than sharing all I've learned so far with my students, to nurture their goals and aspirations and to make them aware of the great instrument they already

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Michael W.
She had such a great personality and seems very knowledgeable. lol look forward to continuing working with her!
Allen M.
Pretty good lesson. Looking forward to the next.
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Darrell V.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
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Darrell V.

26 Reviews
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Rock, Classical, Jazz, Blues, Gospel, March, Country, Folk, Bluegrass, Swing, Big Band, Theater, Symphonic, Pop, Metal, Punk, Americana, Avant-garde...

About Darrell

Why these lessons are different: - Formally trained conductor/composer/producer - Individual or group session options including full band production - A long roster of satisfied clients - Broad base of musical styles (rock, classical, jazz, blues, metal, bluegrass, folk, theater, big band,

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Aviv C.
Good instructor
Frank S.
Darrell helped me a lot to get a handle on my Ableton rig. I needed to set up midi tracks, locate presets to create cool sounds from plugins. Then I needed to export the audio of a couple of those tracks to import into a separate Pro Tools project. Lot of progress, thanks Darrell! -- Frank S
Natalie Watson
Absolutely loved the lesson and loved Darrell. He made me feel very comfortable and made the lesson fun. I learned a lot and really am looking forward to the next ones. Very excited to be embarking on this new venture in my life.

Eric L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • B.M. Jazz Piano Performance from New England Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eric L.

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I encourage all of my students to write songs as it is a wonderful way to train the ear and have fun with theory. Songwriting is so ingrained in our culture through movies, shows, and commercials that everyone can write a truly great song if steered in the right directions!

About Eric

Eric is a multi-instrumentalist performer, composer & educator specializing in piano and saxophone. Eric has performed and/or recorded with Joan as Policewoman, Lake Street Dive, Full Tang, The Superpowers, and Cuddle Magic to name a few. Lane has performed internationally in Europe, Japan, Austral

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Livonia, MI

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Livonia 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.
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$41 average
45 min
$54 average
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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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"I tried other teachers for my songwriting craft and vocal career. I felt like I was going nowhere fast and became frustrated. Then I tried Fawn. Game changer! Fawn was clear and concise. I finally see progress with her. She has inspired me to become more passionate about music again. I had almost given up. Thank you Fawn! I look forward to continuing lessons with you. You are a blessing."
JayJay
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Hannah was an incredible instructor. She worked very well with my goals and was kind and patient. She explained concepts well and was extremely knowledgeable and experienced. I could tell she cared about me as a person and not just as a student, which I really appreciated. I would consider her a friend as well as a teacher. I’d recommend her to anyone!"
David
Took Songwriting lessons from Hannah G.
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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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"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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"Great first introductory lesson."
Jordan
Took Songwriting lessons from Rene T.
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"Indigo is an awesome teacher!"
Geoff
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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"Taylor gave me some great tips about writing songs. She’s really good at relating to people. I give her my best 😊"
Lincoln
Took Songwriting lessons from Taylor M.
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"Absolutely amazing!!

So incredibly sweet, talented, and such an amazing teacher! From the moment I met fawn we immediately connected. She genuinely cares and makes you feel so comfortable, so opening up to her when it came to writing songs was incredibly easy and natural. Very giving with her time and she will help you tackle any problems you're having in order to achieve your goals."
marielle
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Christiaan has been working on his own music for quite some time and his knowledge of various musical genres to reference and borrow from for influences and ideas is so vast based on his long background in music. What is refreshing about working with him is he is open to so many forms of music. As he states it, " music is music". it provides a fresh approach. I am very pleased with this expanded viewpoint."
Courtney
Took Songwriting lessons from Christiaan S.
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