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Richard W.

18 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
  • BA in Music from U of Minnesota, Duluth and Twin Cities Campuses
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Richard W.

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Having written over 200 original songs, I love to share my process, as well as the songwriting processes of other songwriters, which I've learned through various channels, including everything from University studies to Rolling Stone articles. Also, Theory and Composition were my primary areas of study in college, and I currently have a Songwriting Vlog with over 1,000 subscribers.

About Richard

Rick's been teaching Guitar, Banjo, and Ukulele at his home, and at the Mount Olivet School of Music in South Minneapolis, ever since graduating with a degree in Music from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2003. He plays around town in 3 bands and also does the occasional Pit Orchestra and Wed

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Jordan G.
Richard is awesome! Really knows his stuff and funny too!
Andrea
As an adult learner, I was put at ease and able to work on songs I was interested in right away. Wonderful teaching style.
Nathan
I've had a great experience with Rick so far. He quickly identified my level of play and has provided good content for me to learn as well as new styles. Very knowledgeable on banjo, I would recommend to anyone looking to improve their banjo skills.
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Eric C.

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

21 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Music Performance - Guitar from University of St. Thomas
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
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Alex M.

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I have been writing compositions & songs since the day after I picked up music in early 2002, everything from Barbershop Quartets to chamber orchestral music to progressive rock to film scores.

About Alex

Hey, my name is Alex. I'm a multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, Oud, bouzouki, keyboards, voice, drums, flute, etc.), composer, performer, recording artist, arranger/orchestrator/transcriber, recording engineer/producer & music educator. I graduated from the University of St. Thomas "Cum Laude

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Cathleen
Alex is a terrific teacher. He really connects with my son and introduces new musical ideas to him. My son is always happy after his lessons with Alex whether they meet in person or streaming.
Richard B.
One cannot do better than lessons with Alex. He is extremely knowledgeable and explains the most difficult concepts in a clear and perceptive ways.
Mark
Alex was a great instructor! I have progressed mightily in the last 2 months of taking his lessons.

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Calvin A.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • B.A. in Music from University of Southern California
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Calvin A.

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Songwriting is often made out to be difficult, it's not! We will write several songs in your first lesson. The trick to it is finding inspiration and bridging that inspiration with your knowledge of music. Chord progression, melody, literature, the spoken word and studying how other songs are written are some of the things we'd work on. Whether you already play an instrument and want to learn to write songs or would like to integrate songwriting with your current instrumental studies, it is worthwhile regardless and can actually help you better understand your instrument as well as music as a whole.

About Calvin

As a teacher, I have worked with of many ages and backgrounds. One of my students, Skylar Stecker, has gone on to become a successful major label recording artist recently becoming the youngest artist to receive a number 1 on the dance billboard charts. I recently had the opportunity to tour with

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Lucas & Logan K.
Lucas and Logan really liked Calvin and looking forward to their next lessons.
Daisy
Just had the first session with Calvin. He showed up on time, he was very patient the whole time.
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Carter R.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students Male: 12 and up; Female: 11 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carter R.

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I was a professional songwriter for many years, as a ghost writer and I have a deep understanding in lyrics and melody, and what makes a song great, memorable and genuine.

About Carter

Hi, my name is Carter, I teach pop, broadway, country, R&B, and just about any genre besides classical! I went to Berklee College of Music and majored in Vocal Performance. I've been taught by world class teachers Natalie Weiss, Liz Caplan, and Badiene Magaziner in New York City, as well as the inc

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Lauren
My daughter, Katherine is only 15 and has anxiety and some self esteem issues and her therapist recommended she take voice lessons since she loves Broadway so much. A fiend recommended Carter and I am so thrilled we decided to hire him. Kathrine has gained so much confidence and it’s been wonderful to see her blossom in such a short amount of time. I sometimes sit in the background of her video lessons and even I learn so much from Carter. He is truly a joy, he’s so patient and sweet and knows more about how the human voice works than I would have ever guessed. 10/10 recommend Carter, he is worth every penny!
Alex
Carter is the best! I’ve been taking from him for 10 months and my voice is so different and it’s amazing. I wasn’t a “god given singer” so to feel the way I do about my voice now vs. how I did before is so awesome! I can hit higher notes than before and my voice isn’t shaky anymore. Carter is really really good at explaining things and getting me to do what he wants without me feeling confused or like I’m not doing something right. I had a teacher before him that was good, but I never got even a tiny bit out of how much I’ve learned from Carter. I am so happy I found him as a coach!

Justin H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Awarded Music Scholarships from New Jersey City University
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Justin H.

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Songwriting is one of the best ways to express yourself musically. You may have ready been writing your own songs or you have no idea where to start. Whatever the situation is, you'll learn from start to finish what to do and multiple ways to do it! Jazz, classical, Broadway, theatre, pop, rock etc. Sky's the limit!

About Justin

Justin has been an in demand musician for well over a decade. He received his Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree from New Jersey City University. During his time in school, he studied with Bud Burridge (Currently playing on Broadway in the production of "If/Then with Idina Menzel), Saturday Night

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Christian D.
I attended Graduate Studies with Justin and have played numerous shows with Justin. He is a high caliber player and his demeanor is always professional. He is enthusiastic to share his knowledge and would make a great teacher.
Rob R.
Justin showed my 10 year old son how to play the trumpet and did a great job. He was patient, made my son feel comfortable and was able to help him get a better sound by the end of the very first lesson. Jalen does not give high praise easily so we were impressed that he enjoyed learning from him. My mother listened in on some of the lessons and she also said Justin did a great job - friendly personality and great tips on how to play. We highly recommend him.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Maple Grove, MN

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Maple Grove 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.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$68 average

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"Learned things that I never knew existed!"
Carter
Took Songwriting lessons from Dan H.
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"It was a good lesson."
BarBara
Took Songwriting lessons from Randy L.
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"Although my pursuit is songwriting, Indigo quickly recognized that more guitar background will help me - so we started there. I'm very encouraged with Indigo's approach, and I'm looking forward to continuing these lessons!"
Jeff
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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"I love working with Keira. She is equally fun as she is serious about teaching and I really appreciate that."
Danielle
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"Amazing teacher

I have been working with Jan for about four weeks now, and already, I'm changing the direction in which I am chasing my dreams. The fact that she is experienced in every genre of acting, songwriting, music production, and singing, makes her the best possible teacher to receive lessons from. She is the type of teacher that doesn't care about going over the time limit just to further explain something, listen to what you have to say or to give more direction. She has written her own book on songwriting called, "Once More With Feeling" where she explains everything in great detail, step by step. Anything you want to work on, she will be right behind you all the way. I had so many doubts about taking an online course in singing for many reasons, but I was SO WRONG. Instead of getting a decent teacher that you can work with face to face in your area, get the BEST teacher and work with her in the convenience of your own home. It's worth it, plus cheaper! She is to say the least, phenomenal, I am already seeing results and I only just had my fourth lesson. She has a reputation for making artists' celebrity status, with just a little drive and persistence you could have a worthwhile time learning with Jan."
Alexander
Took Songwriting lessons from Jan L.
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"My voice has significantly improved after lessons with Hannah. My tone and pitch have also improved dramatically. If you are interested in writing songs, Hannah is also a great teacher for that. I have written many songs since taking lessons from her. You don't even have to leave your home because Hannah can teach skype lessons. Many people don't like Skype lessons because they seem impersonal. I recommend trying a free lesson. You will see that Hannah makes it seem like she's there in person. I live in the country so this has been very convenient. I love her teaching style. She has empowered me to create many beautiful songs. She is very well qualified and knows what she's talking about."
Eliza
Took Songwriting lessons from Hannah G.
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"Lorin is a wonderful teacher."
Beth
Took Songwriting lessons from Lorin D.
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"Paul is an excellent teacher. He was kind, patient and willing to work on whatever it was that our daughter wanted to work on. He not only taught her guitar, but helped with her writing and some recording aspects as well. She was a teenager and loved her time she spent with Paul. She has been very successful so far in her music career and it all started with a passionate music teacher."
LINDA
Took Songwriting lessons from Paul N.
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"Amazing songwriter and a great teacher. She really showed me how to express my feelings in real words not corny rhymes. My songs are a million times better now. She even helps me write in Spanish!"
Isabella Pulido
Took Songwriting lessons from Tanisha H.
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"Eric is going to help ignite my ability to write music consistently and with less writer's block in between. He's straight forward with great tips. Looking forward to seeing how this all works out."
Tyler
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric J.
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