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Christina B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Film, Television, & New Media Master's Program from SDSU
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Christina B.

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My students learn creative strategies for writing original music, based on my studies and many years of experience. Even students without a solid musical background will learn fundamentals that will help them to create songs in a short time. We also work on how to brainstorm lyrics and revise and refine. As we progress, we can also learn about skills like writing for a band, transcribing, recording, and self-production.

About Christina

Openings now available for at-home and online lessons! I have been vaccinated and am following social distancing guidelines. I teach piano, voice, music theory, songwriting, and production. I love finding out what gets my students excited about music and working with their strengths! My stude

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Michaela V.
My daughter and I both loved our first lesson with Christina! Can't wait to learn more :)
Meira
Christina really listened to what I wanted to get out of the lessons and catered her instruction for that. She was also very encouraging and made me feel good about what I had learned on my own before starting lessons with her.
Justine F.
I think we all hit it off right away! Thank you Ms. Christina, we look forward to working with you.
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Lars R.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $24
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
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Lars R.

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What is a song to you? My historical knowledge of the musical medium known as song is well developed, and it would be a pleasure to share it with you. Let's explore different forms, linguistic effects, accompaniments . . . the song is a small form, but very potent!

About Lars

I began to teach guitar at 16 years of age. I have taught seven- to 60-year-old students in a wide variety of styles. I studied jazz guitar primarily with Randy Vincent, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's greatest guitar players, and continue to broaden my horizons under the guidance of Matthew Gra

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Abhi D.
Lars is an awesome instructor. Very knowledgeable and also very articulate with his instructions. I highly recommend him. I am an absolute beginner and yet he was able to share so much in the very first lesson itself! He also makes learning fun.
Subhabrata D.
very good!
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Very focused lesson
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Steven S.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $37
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from California State University, Northridge
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Steven S.

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Songwriting lessons are fun for all styles, ages and levels. I'll help your musical dreams come true! Beginners are encouraged to apply. You'll have fun while reaching your creative goals.

About Steven

Steven graduated with his bachelor of music degree from California State University, Northridge and obtained his teaching credential from Cal Lutheran University. While at C.S.U.N., Steven was the winner of the Andres Segovia memorial scholarship and the Randy Rhoads memorial scholarship. Also, Ste

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Chris
Steven is an extremely well versed and educated guitar teacher. Both in person and online, Steven managed to meet the interests and push the knowledge of music notation no matter what style. My son became a confident player in a short amount of time due to Steven’s vast knowledge and experience. As a 20+ year schoolteacher myself, I really appreciate his student connection and teaching style. An all over excellent experience.
Thomas S.
Fun experience.
Fredrick B.
Steve is an exellent instructor. Easy going and brings a beginner like me to ease and motivated. Look forward to my next class!
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Geoff S.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Geoff S.

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Experienced in contemporary song writing, as well as writing and arranging music for church worship music, choral music, strings, and classical guitar. Experienced in both playing and recording by ear, as well as writing down formal music charts and scores.

About Geoff

I played on a toy piano when I was very young, learning a bit of sight reading from my Mother, while listening to classical, jazz, and rock music. When I was 12, I learned guitar and later took private piano lessons from a prominent Philadelphia instructor. After playing in a rock band in high sch

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Cherry
I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic.
Bill Smoot
great understanding of what I know and how to improve! Experienced instructor
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Mark V S.

39 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Russian, English, German
  • Teaching since 1998
  • B.A. in an individual major of Audio/Visual Composition from University of California at Santa Cruz
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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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Morgan W.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music from Musicians Institute
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Morgan W.

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Lessons with me are like playing a video game that trains you to be good at music. Every exercise we do will generate a score, and you can practice between lessons in order to “beat your high score” during the next one. I've had tons of young students achieve college level proficiency across multiple domains, and can promise you that you will see a huge increase in your technique, music theory, and instrument knowledge in a very short period of time using my simple and fun program.

Beyond that, one of my favorite things to do with my students is to teach them the concepts and techniques at the core of their favorite music and use that knowledge to help them write their own original songs.

Ask me anything!

About Morgan

Morgan W. is a multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, voice, ukulele, piano), vocalist/lyricist, audio engineer, composer, and improvisor. He holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from Musicians Institute with a Minor Degree in Audio Engineering, and is a skilled operator of music software programs such as

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Josh
I started taking guitar lessons from Morgan June of 2021. When I started I had a basic grasp of the guitar. After 4 months of lessons with Morgan my playing became exponentially better. He was able to explain how everything works together in a fun and exciting way to where I always looked forward to my next lesson. I would recommend Morgan to anyone no matter what their music skill is!
Grant
Morgan has tremendously helped my guitar skills through weekly progress tracking. He is very easy to learn from and is a fun guy to jam with! Overall great instructor.
Amanda
I have always wanted to learn to play the piano but just never took the time to find a teacher. I tried self study and watching videos but it just wasn’t doing the trick. I’ve been getting lessons from Morgan for a while now and it has been AWESOME! He’s super passionate about music so any questions you ask gets him even more excited to teach! I went from not knowing ANYTHING about playing piano to being able to play a song that I have always wanted to learn to play! Morgan is able to integrate learning foundational piano playing with playing your favorite songs. I would HIGHLY recommend Morgan if you want to learn to play piano!

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Pontiac, MI

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Pontiac 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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"I took a songwriting class that Kit taught at Schenectady County Community College, and it was a lot of fun and extremely helpful! She knows tons about all sorts of song genres both as a composer and a lyricist, and helped me understand a lot of basic ideas about music composition that I'd never really grasped. I would study with her again if she were back in town!"
Kim
Took Songwriting lessons from Kit G.
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"Excellent teacher, very knowledgable!"
Mengdi
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric J.
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"Incredible Teacher

Athena has the ability to cut through and get right into what is going to help you the most. She has an innate ability to be able to find out what's holding you back and devising the perfect exercises to break through those barriers."
Suzanne
Took Songwriting lessons from Athena M.
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"Danielle is personable, listens well, and has great ideas - I can't wait for our next lesson!"
Jerel
Took Songwriting lessons from Danielle J.
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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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"He just makes our music so much better. An exceptional teacher.

Randy has worked with my partner and I for 15 years. He took our melodies, arranged them, and turned them into songs that were actually singable. Watching Randy run a rehearsal and teach people songs is a sight to behold. He makes it happen quickly and efficiently, and we always have fun.

In all sincerity, I consider Randy to be the most talented musician I've ever known. He is a great teacher, even of inexperienced adults, and fun to work with. A winning combination all the way around.
John B."
John
Took Songwriting lessons from Randy L.
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"Rodolfo taught me how to sing and acompany myself with guitar
Best teacher in Miami"
James B
Took Songwriting lessons from Rodolfo G.
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"The songwriting classes with Kenneth have been very beneficial. In just a short period of time, I have learned so much about songwriting techniques. Kenneth has demonstrated to me the step by step lyric writing process. I have been able to make lyrics I wrote come alive once music was added to my song. I highly recommend Kenneth to anyone needing guidance with learning more about songwriting techniques."
Sheryl
Took Songwriting lessons from Kenneth R.
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"I’ve worked with Cooper in studio and seen him perform on stage countless times. He is a prolific and multi-dimensional songwriter adept at writing and performing in a wide range of musical styles. To add to that, he is one of the best stage performers I’ve seen. I highly recommend taking lessons from him!"
David
Took Songwriting lessons from Cooper B.
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"Very professional & knows his craft well

Amazing - the vast experience & knowledge present themselves with just the first lesson!"
Karissa
Took Songwriting lessons from Lucian W.
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