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Nicole D.

3 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Nicole D.

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I am a songwriting major at Berklee who has been writing music for practically as long as I could write. I focus mainly on pop and musical theater, but I will cater to my students' interests and goals. My specialties are lyric and melody writing, but I also frequently write harmonies and chord progressions. One of my originals was recently selected to be performed in the Berklee Gender Equality Showcase and I also co-write very frequently. I most often write with piano for my harmony, but sometimes write with guitar and ukulele as well.

About Nicole

Hi, I'm Nicole! I am in my junior year as a voice student at Berklee College of Music, majoring in Songwriting and minoring in Musical Theater Performance and Musical Theater Writing. My two favorite genres to write and perform are pop and musical theater. I have experience (both in person and virtu

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Amy Miskovsky
Nicole was a wonderful online instructor. My daughter (9 y.o.) learned so much - chords, how to read notes, rhythms and songs. Nicole also helped her prepare for a virtual talent show. Nicole went above and beyond what we expected and we have really enjoyed lessons with her.
Durga
Nicole is fantastic with our 5-year old. She has been our piano teacher since March and we could not be happier. She is articulate and has patience with our kid and I am sure she will be great with any kid any age. Get Nicole to help your child become an amazing piano player.
Namrita
Nicole is engaging and patient with my ever distracted 6-year-old - and we’ve seen terrific progress even online.
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Richard C.

93 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1983
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Richard C.

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Learn the basics of chord progressions and melody to create your own original music.

About Richard

I have studied, performed and taught music for over 30 years. Accordion was my first instrument at age 7 which was a great introduction to the keyboard, melody and harmony. That was followed by guitar and other stringed instruments (Banjo, Ukulele) as well as drums. I studied with great teachers

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Paula
today we practiced some more songs and he was really funny
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Paula
I love that we start with a warm up because that really helps me also today we did a new warm up which was really fun!!!!
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Robin O.

5 Reviews
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors Degree: Integrated Arts In Education from UMass Amherst
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Robin O.

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I have had songs licensed to PBS for their RoadTrip Nation DVD series. Topics covered include song structure, lyrics, locking words into rhythms, creating hooks, writing exercises.

About Robin

*** Travel Equipment *** I tell students what they need to buy and they do, although I will pick up books that they then pay me for. *** Specialties *** Piedmont blues, delta bottleneck blues, folk, beginning guitar introduction to Adobe Suite, color correction in Photoshop, Photoshop for pr

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Tanya
As a beginner & my first lesson was today , Robin was very helpful and had so much to share. I feel confident in her ability & knowledge to help me in learning to play the guitar .
William
I loved my teacher. Very professional and fun! I will not be continuing my lessons due to time restraints.
Greg
Really worked to help me learn what I wanted to learn
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Mark V S.

39 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Russian, English, German
  • Awarded Outstanding Faculty Award 2013-2014, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles from Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles
  • Teaching since 1998
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Mark V S.

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It's all about THE HOOK!

Know your audience.

Find your voice.

Remember that lyrics are poems meant for music.

Share a story worth sharing.

Understand the old cliche that less really is more.

Regardless your instrument, a song is a slice of time that should move people.

I can show you how.

Ready to make an impact?

About Mark V

Mark V has been “Specializing In Melody” since the age of 5 when he discovered his natural ability to play and create catchy tunes by teaching himself the harmonica by ear. He went on to learn the accordion at 10, the piano at 12, MIDI and synthesizers at 15, the guitar at 30, and a long list o

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Jeff
Mark has been awesome. I came into the lessons knowing nothing about the accordion. He is able to break it down into something easy to understand for me. Learning a song already! I am super happy to be learning from Mark.
John J Conlon
Mark has a set system for imparting musical knowledge regarding the accordion, but he allowed me to interrupt his lesson so that I could make sure that I was getting what he was attempting to impart to the unskilled listener.

I have been provided with a few concepts to practice, in anticipation of our next session. He has a great deal of confidence that I will get it-------hopefully he is more right about this than I am. Yet, this is only lesson two and I have set up this new learning experience so that I am only chewing on small bits of the new learning materials a time. John Conlon
John J Conlon
Mark is very knowledgeable regarding the Accordion-----knows it like the back of his hand. He helped me identify a problem with the accordion that I purchased, as used musical instrument, giving me ideas on how to address the problem with the seller. I personally like the man and expect him to be a very good teacher.
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Lisa B.

5 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Lisa B.

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I have been teaching and coaching songwriters & composers for 15 years, and I am equally confident working with young beginners to experienced and skilled composers. I have trained in composition at Harvard, NYU Tisch School of the Arts and the CUNY Graduate Center and my work has been performed at NYC venues such as Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, Joe’s Pub, Galapagos Art Space, and the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center.

I will tailor our lessons to your goals and musical abilities, and encourage you to share with me examples of music that you like to listen to that inspires you to compose. I will teach you how to notate your compositions using software or we'll use software you are already working with. For beginners, we'll start out with structured exercises to help you explore rhythm, pitch, and structure. For more experienced composers, I will work with you within your own aesthetic vision to provide compositional tools that you are seeking and to challenge

About Lisa

I am a professional music educator with 15 years of experience teaching piano, choir and voice, music theory, and composition. I have worked as a full-time music teacher at independent schools and international schools in New York City, India and Mozambique. I have a bachelor's degree in music with

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Zoe D.
Lisa is great. She has gotten having fun while learning music is what my kid needed. Lisa accomplished that, my kid loves her.
Zoe D.
Lisa is great. She has gotten having fun while learning music is what my kid needed. Lisa accomplished that, my kid loves her.
Zoey P.
I met Lisa while she was teaching Music at the American International School of Mozambique. She taught me for two enriching years and, since then, has continued to be influential in my musical career. When we first met, she was enthusiastic, encouraging, and – most importantly – filled with musical excitement. Under her, I studied the flute (starting as a complete beginner) and I had, within a short time, become a proud flutist. With her encouragement, I continued to study music with the unique opportunity to work with her one-on-one in pursuing an IB Music course. We studied not only the flute but all explored all aspects of music across cultures. While it was a heavy course load, she made the material engaging and interesting so that the work felt effortless and fun.

Lisa has a passion for music that I have yet to find in another teacher. Her unique teaching engages students and challenges them to discover on their own terms. Using games, flashcards, songs, and tapping into student creativity, she introduced and guided me through the complex world of music. I can say without a doubt that she is the reason I still love to play the flute!


I would recommend Lisa to any student: especially for students who are struggling to find their musical niche. Her passion spills over into everything that she does and makes any activity (be it practicing or performing) engaging, educational, and fun. Best of luck on your musical journey!
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Paul E.

2 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
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Paul E.

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Songs can be built about as many different ways as a house can be built. I'll definitely show you the ropes and options!

About Paul

Hello, I'm Paul. I grew up in a family of musicians. I have mastered many instruments and aspects of music in over 30 years! The guitars are my foremost specialty, then singing, percussion, and music theory. Rock is my favorite of many many genre.

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Hank
Good first lesson, got an overview on music theory and practical playing techniques.Paul was very thorough on my first lesson.
Andrew
Paul is a great teacher who is very knowledgeable in all things guitar. A great choice for learning not only how to play the guitar but to know why all the notes fit together

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The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Plymouth 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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"I had a great experience learning song writing with Lorin. I would highly recommend his teaching services to anybody eager to learn music."
Ewa
Took Songwriting lessons from Lorin D.
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"I have been taking songwriting with James for 4 months now. I have learned so much in that time. I still continue to grow my songwriting skills with his lessons. I would recommend James if you’re looking for songwriting lessons."
Dave
Took Songwriting lessons from James R.
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"Rodolfo is not a music teacher but a consultant and mentor. He has coached me online for more than a year now. I am a professional singer/songwriter and he has helped me to get to the next level. From music business to marketing, songwriting, distribution and release strategy. I’d recommend him to anyone who wants to take music seriously."
Antonio Vilanova
Took Songwriting lessons from Rodolfo G.
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"Jeff is among that rare breed that do more than just teach. Whether it's learning guitar, or how to write songs, what ever your musical desire may be, learning with Jeff is a life changing experience and a gratifying journey towards your personal success in meeting your musical goals. I have known Jeff for over 30 years and can say, without question, you will not find a more compassionate, knowledgeable, or more capable guide through the world of song."
Thomas
Took Songwriting lessons from Jeff S.
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"I had a one off single lesson with Matthew, I was only in New York for a couple days and was lucky enough to get a sing writing session with him. He gave some great insight and valid techniques towards song writing. He was easy going and very friendly. Would certainly recommend."
Paul
Took Songwriting lessons from Matthew K.
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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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"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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"Rodolfo is an incredible instructor and music entrepreneur. If you are taking music seriously you must work with him!"
Nadreas
Took Songwriting lessons from Rodolfo G.
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"I can't thank Fawn enough for getting me past my mental blocks. She really saved me and now I have put out my first single, with an album in the works. Thank you so much Fawn!"
B. Smith
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Greg shares his expertise freely and made the concepts easy to understand. He is an extraordinary musician and comical educator. His presentation was compelling and I couldn’t wait to return for more lessons! Now I can tackle the songwriting process with confidence!"
Brian
Took Songwriting lessons from Greg C.
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