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Schroeder S.

8 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Leader from National Fraternal organization
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Schroeder S.

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There are only 12 notes (pitches) in equal temperament tuning that we use in Western music. AND only 7 letters. It's all the same. Wanna learn how to navigate it?

About Schroeder

" There's a difference between playing the notes and making the Music. Wanna know the difference? "I've been a professional musician and teacher for over 35 years. I have a degree from the University of Minnesota and I studied music at the University of St. Thomas when I was in high school. I've pe

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Dylan M.
Even from my first lesson I’m even more excited to learn from Schroeder. Super passionate and enthusiastic about his work. Extremely experienced and very kind individual. Highly recommend indeed
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Aaron J.
Schroeder is an amazing musician, he has a great ear for music, and is a fantastic teacher. He's really fun to work with, and he makes you feel comfortable. I always look forward to our lessons!
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Eric C.

38 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Eric C.

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There are so many ways to write a song. Songwriting lessons will cover a lot of ground including but not limited to song structure, dynamics, melody, rhythm, harmony, etc.

About Eric

Performing and recording musician with several groups for over 15 years. I have been teaching private lessons and classes in community education to students of all ages since 2007. I have also taught music in early childhood education, St. Paul Public Schools as well as music therapy programs at

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Mackenzie
Instructor was well prepared and very clear on what is expected.
River G.
Eric is very patient and personable.
Burnam
Always great!

Mark H.

19 Reviews
Maple Grove, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Ukrainian, Russian
  • Teaching since 1985
  • B.A. from University of Minnesota
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Mark H.

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About Mark

Mark H. has been a professional teacher, musician, and singer for over 20 years. He has taught Voice, Guitar, Acting, Bass Guitar, & Music Theory to students of all ages in various settings ranging from private lessons to college classrooms. He is a fun, experienced, passionate teacher willing to

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Dawn W.
Mark is very knowledgeable and great to work with
Kerry R.
Mark is great! Looking forward to continuing my experience with him over the next several weeks.
Sami
My daughter loved this! We are signing up for more lessons.

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Kat M.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Awarded Independent Music Awards VOX POP Winner from Independent Music Awards
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kat M.

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Do you need help writing your first song? Or do you need feedback on lyrics or how you can take your songs to the next level? I have written over 1000 songs and released more than 80 of them. My songs have been placed on commercials and took me to the finals of the Guitar Center Singer Songwriter Competition in 2015. I love writing catchy melodies and would love to help you develop your craft!

About Kat

Playing Music brings me such joy! I want you share that Joy with you by bringing that to our classes and helping you grow in a fun and encouraging way! I'm a singer songwriter and have worked as a full time musician for the last 13 years. I graduated from Auckland University with Bachelor's of P

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Michaela
Kat is a thoughtful and gifted teacher, and is great with kids! She is teaching my 7 year old to sing, and play the ukulele. She has been such an inspiration to my daughter who had previously been frustrated and discouraged by taking lessons from two prior teachers, so much so my daughter wants to take up guitar and possibly songwriting in the future. My daughter always looks forward to lessons with Kat. I am also happy she practices and does her homework because she wants and chooses to do so, and not because I am bugging her about it! It's so refreshing and such a relief! Kat has a special way of connecting and encouraging my daughter to develop her passion to sing and play music. Thank you Kat! Keep up the great work!
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Grace G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Grace G.

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Hello! My name is Grace and I am a singer-songwriter in Nashville, TN. You might have heard one of my original songs in a documentary for a new car! Or you might have come across my music on Spotify, Amazon Music, or any streaming platform of your choice. I have an honorary mention from American Songwriter Magazine recognizing my lyrics for an original song, “Red and White Blues”. My songs also piqued the interest of a Grammy award winning producer who has been recognized for her work with Brandi Carlile, the Indigo Girls, and Tanya Tucker to name a few. We ended up working on my most recent singles together and those can be heard anywhere you can stream music.

I am always writing and looking for ways to connect with others. As an Interlochen Center for the Arts camp goer and a Belmont University graduate, I have been immersed in music for years. I would love the privilege to dive deep and teach you the building blocks of songwriting. With nearly 20 years of songwriting experience, I

About Grace

As a teacher, I like to cater my lessons to what my students want to learn. Have you always wanted to write a song for someone? Do you want to write a song for your band or yourself as an artist? Let's talk about it. I am very flexible and want to make sure you are getting what you want out of our

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Coren Z.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English and limited Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Vocal Performance, Songwriting and General Music from Dick Grove School of Music
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Coren Z.

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I am a songwriter and an ASCAP Member. I was a songwriting major at Dick Grove School of Music. My teachers were K Parker protege to Diane Warren, Jack Smalley, Jack Braheny and Robin Randall. All of these teachers have amazing credits in the songwriting community. I have worked with many students helping them start their songwriting careers or helping them hone them. I teach lyric writing as well as melody writing. Sarah Thiele is one of our pro songwriting students she has released 6 albums and has hit songs on television shows such "One Tree Hill". My partner was a composing and arranging major at Dick Grove and teaches melody writing and lyric writing also along with arranging for rhythm sections.

About Coren

Coren Z Coren is an award winning TV talk show host co-starring with her husband Ren on the Las Vegas TV show Dreamweavers StarTrax interviewing performers from all different genres about their journey towards career success. A seasoned live performer Coren has played many different venues acr

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Alyssa R.
Coren has been exceptional for my daughter. Highly recommended.
Remy T.
Coren was warm, positive, and patient with a great sense of humor. She connected well with my 11 year old granddaughter, making her quickly feel at ease during the first lesson, and making her look forward to her next lessons. I highly recommend Coren for her professionalism and for her caring and cheerful personality.
Carolyn
I have so much fun with Coren. She is very informative, charismatic and funny! I look forward to each and every one of her lessons!

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Dayton, MN

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Dayton is $69. 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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$42 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$69 average

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"I love lessons with Keira! She is so friendly and knowledgeable, and she really cares about her students."
Maria
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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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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"Great first introductory lesson."
Jordan
Took Songwriting lessons from Rene T.
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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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"Natalie is always very insightful! Excellent!!"
Roger
Took Songwriting lessons from Natalie L.
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"Indigo is a fantastic teacher! Able to speak to a variety of musical styles and elements of music - from songwriting, to guitar technique, to theory. Highly recommend"
Amy Jo
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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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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"Licity is everything you look for in a great teacher. She is a superb listener, has patience, is well organized, and truly cares about you. One only has to listen to her songs and see her videos to know she is a very talented songwriter."
Rich
Took Songwriting lessons from Licity C.
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"Terry was on time - professional - and inspiring. We're excited to keep working with him!"
Sam
Took Songwriting lessons from Terry P.
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"Triana was great with my two daughters that desperately wanted to learn how to write their own songs. She was patient and listened to them. They've both gained a lot more confidence and love bringing their songs to her each week!"
Laura
Took Songwriting lessons from Triana P.
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