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Bill G.

42 Reviews
Troy, MI
Starting at $23
  • Speaks Greek, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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 sty

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Ian
Bill is a great teacher. He is able to teach whatever songs or style of music you are looking for. He is extremely helpful and makes the lessons really fun and enjoyable. He is very accommodating and ensures you are understanding what he taught. Overall, I really enjoyed my lessons and I highly recommend him.
Joel R.
Bill is a delight to work with, he is patient and thoughtful. I am very pleased and fortuned to have found him as my teacher.
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!
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Teri D.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Ed.M Master's of Education from State University of New York at Buffalo
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Teri D.

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All levels songwriting. Craft, song structure, melodic and lyric writing, chord structure, all pop styles

About Teri

I love to sing (yay!) and am a professional singer/songwriter and a vocal coach & have been for many years. Named a top vocal coach in Backstage Magazine, I have coached beginners to pros, children to adult, whether they want to perform, record, just enjoy/fun or eventually pursue a serious singing

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Nicole S.
Promising first lesson, very encouraging.
Jason H.
Teri was extremely helpful in teaching my 10 year old son vocal development. She is an enthusiastic teacher and I highly recommend her to people looking to improve their singing.
Paula A.
Teri is very enthusiastic and encouraging in her lessons.
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Jordan P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jordan P.

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About me:
B.A. in Music Studies from USF
B.A. in Psychology from USF
Currently studying for my M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Rider University
Over 4 years experience teaching piano, voice, music theory, and composition
I have worked professionally as a classical singer and pianist for over 4 years
I also have been involved in pop, rock, and jazz bands throughout my musical journey, and even make my own pop music!

In my lessons I focus on the student's goals, so everything I teach will correlate with what you want to learn.

All ages, genres, interests, and abilities are welcome!

About Jordan

Hello there! I have over 4 years of experience as a piano and voice instructor. I taught students of all ages, from children ages 5-17 to adults ranging from age 18 to late 60s. I have taught students at ability levels ranging from the very beginning stages to students doing more intermediate/adv

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Carolyn O.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, French, Hawaiian, Japanese
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Carolyn O.

25 Reviews
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This is a deeply personal and healing journey for you with a supportive, gentle, and kind mentor and teacher.
You can sit in this safe space to bring out your words, chords, images to create your healing soul song.

About Carolyn

Coming from a large extended family in Hawaii, I was surrounded by luau music, kachi-kachi dancing, Japanese bon dances, handsome local guys singing and playing their guitars and my aunties strumming their ukes and singing old songs. I reveled in walking alone in Nature or playing piano and singing

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Rita
Carolyn is a wonderful teacher! Our 9-year-old daughter has been taking ukulele lessons (online) with her for a few weeks now. She came to LOVE her lessons, and has already made a lot of progress. Carolyn is an accomplished musician and singer (beautiful voice!!), yet she has no problem taking a beginner's perspective and explaining things in a clear, simple, kid-friendly way. She is fun and easy-going, and also incredibly patient. Overall, great experience!
Laurie
My teenage daughter has been taking piano lessons with Carolyn for several months now, and has thoroughly enjoyed her experience. Carolyn is flexible and willing to adapt her teaching style to the way that works best for you. She is also kind, encouraging, and open to teaching my daughter the piano pieces that most interest her.
Abbie Roles
Carolyn is very patient kind and caring and easy going and also fun I would recemend here and do other lessons she has:)
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Gary R.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $33
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelors Degree in Music Education from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gary R.

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I started writing in 1977 and have not stopped since. I can teach you to construct a song, create lyric, the context of songwriting, and how to find the chords you hear in your head for your song-
Let me show you how to bring your songs to life!

About Gary

Hello, my name is Gary R. and I am a life long music instructor. YES! I teach online and have been for years. If you would like to use your down time to learn something new, let's get started! Whether you are just beginning, or have been making music since you were a kid, you should know that

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Jill B.
Gary is cool
Andy K.
Gary did a great job of getting me started on my first piano lesson. Learned a lot on my first day...hope I can measure up to my practice plan for the week! Bravo!
John R.
Gary's just fantastic. He has the knowledge and the attitude that makes learning both effective and fun. He's working with me to help learn the kind playing I want (mostly modern songs) but knows when to reach for other material to help learn important techniques.
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Mary W.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor's Degree in Songwriting from Berklee College of Music
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Mary W.

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Hi, I'm Mary! I just graduated from Berklee College of Music where I studied voice and majored in Songwriting with a minor in Music Production.

In addition to my Berklee education, I am also a credited songwriter, producer and artist. I have experience teaching vocal lessons, however I am ready to expand my lessons to students interested in songwriting, music production, and developing themselves as a musician/artist.

My lessons are unique and perfect for those looking to develop their skills and obtain a career in the music industry. I use a very personalized and modern approach with my students and tailor each lesson to their genre, level and personal goals.

I myself have been mentored by and am in touch with amazing music industry professionals that have shaped me into the writer, producer and artist that I am. Together, we can take your music to the next level!

About Mary

My name is Mary Ward, I am a professional and credited singer, songwriter, producer and top-liner. I love working with other musicians to create projects, as well as help artists and songwriters bring their visions to life. Please ask and I will do my best to help you! I am a graduate of Berklee C

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Wendy Ward
Mary has a passion for music and for bringing out the best in others. She believes in lifting others up. Mary will listen to your goals and aspirations and be able to design a program to help you meet and exceed them. Her knowledge, skills, and training in songwriting and production through Berklee College of Music has prepared her today's music industry. You won't be disappointed.
Tucker
Mary is an incredibly skilled songwriter. Her education from Berklee College of Music is apparent in her raw skill as well as in her ability to help others get a grasp on song writing. I was having trouble even forming my thoughts into decent lyrics before coming to Mary, afterwards I am now confident that I could hold my own in a writing session with others or by myself.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Madison Heights, MI

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Madison Heights is $71. 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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"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!

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Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Rosita is a firehose of knowledge! She is ultra encouraging, and will absolutely not let you run astray when you are not understanding the process... This makes her SO valuable as an instructor. My goals are being met with Rosita, and I treasure every golden nugget of knowledge I receive from her during our sessions!"
Greg
Took Songwriting lessons from Rosita R.
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"knowledgable and encouraging!"
Rachel
Took Songwriting lessons from Ellysa R.
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"I wouldn’t have the career I have today or be where am today without the expert coaching of Miss Fawn. Highly recommend!"
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Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Kyle is very knowledgeable, informative, patient, and creative in his teaching style. I am learning a lot about how to write good songs, and my self-confidence with this is improving. And I am just a beginning songwriter! Definitely several points above average."
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Kyle K.
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"so encouraging without any fluff! I love my sessions with Rosita!"
Gregory Bruce Campbell
Took Songwriting lessons from Rosita R.
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"Working with Fawn on my songs the past 3 years has been a complete blessing. What used to be disorganized thoughts have been turned into lyrics and songs. I never thought I'd see the day when my songs would be ready to be recorded in a studio. Also, it's cool to be working with a coach who is current. (She just won for the Great America Song Contest last month). With all the awards she has won and career success she's had, she is still humble and really cares about her students progress and own careers. I love working with her and look forward to continuing."
Ashley J
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"I have had the pleasure of playing, and practicing, with Mr. Cris over the last few years. We actually took guitar class together in high school, and even then, I could tell that he was exceptionally talented. Given his family background in music, and his desire to create wonderful compositions, it was no surprise that he chose to pursue music in his life. Recently I have needed assistance with my songwriting and I have had no hesitation in bringing my work to Cris in order to gain insight into what I may need o do in order to successfully finish my composition(s). He is well educated in music, has learned from many accomplished professionals, and is extremely hard working in his craft. And finally, Cris is very patient, insightful, and motivated, when working, and/or teaching, individuals. I would highly recommend him to anyone of all ages."
Christopher
Took Songwriting lessons from Cristopher E.
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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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"Fawn is original, passionate and a musical genius who makes learning fun

Fawn’s way of teaching is quite original, passionate and always to the point. She can make the most insecure person get out of their own way and become more secure. Working with her, I get a glimpse of genius in action. She really is a musical genius and I have been learning an incredible amount from her. My songs keep getting better under her training and guidance and I finally got a placement in a sitcom from her re-write. I look forward to watching my own abilities continue to grow and become stronger."
Donna
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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