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Jason S.

29 Reviews
Chaska, MN
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.S. of Biology from Bethel University
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Jason S.

29 Reviews
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Songwriting seems to be a bit of different experience for everyone. We will figure out how you most comfortably write and deepen your process.

About Jason

Music comes from the soul and is an incredibly vulnerable form of expression. When individuals perform for people, including a teacher, they put themselves and imperfections out to be seen. That's why it is important for students to feel safe and confident in their instructor, something you will

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Tory
I never touched a guitar before. I just went and bought one, found Jason, and my entire life has been changed. He is a great teacher and I am amazed at how learning guitar makes everything in your life better! I especially notice that it makes you smarter. I plan to train with him for many years!
James
Super patient and has a huge knowledge of songs and songwriting process
Tory
Great lesson. Am even more excited than when I started!

Richard W.

18 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Musical Act 2013 from Minnesota Renaissance Festival
  • 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.

Zachary J.

9 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Zachary J.

9 Reviews
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Professional, nationally touring singer/ songwriter (75-100 dates a year for 8 years). 3 CD's available. Have worked with many Grammy winners, Oscar-winning movie star/ musicians and more.

About Zachary

Zachary is a multi-talented teacher and performer. He teaches violin, piano, guitar, voice, mandolin, banjo and more. As a singer/ songwriter, he has released 3 cds, tours nationally with over 100 dates per year and has shared the stage with multiple multi-Grammy award winners. He is an inspiration

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Chas E.
My first lesson with Zach was great! 5 stars. He asked the right questions as to what aI am looking to do. And we quickly came up with a lesson plan that with the right amount of work in my part will get me headed in the right direction. Zach does a great job of making his students feel comfortable and good about their abilities.
James A.
Great experience with Zach. I'm still learning how to sing properly, though.
Aubrey C.
Great with kids!

Meet Online Songwriting Teachers Serving Minnetonka, MN

Joseph C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, English
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Awarded Chancellor's Scholarship from UC Berkeley
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Joseph C.

6 Reviews
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I can show you everything I learned from Jon Aldrich and other teachers at Berklee College of Music.

About Joseph

Joey aka CelloJoe is an anomaly in the world of cellists. By combining cello with beatboxing, he has created a unique genre: Classical Hip Hop.  CelloJoe records live on stage with a loop pedal and produces intricate tapestries of harmony, melody, and rhythm. His beatboxing (vocal percussion

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Andrew
Joe was able to work with my daughter to approach some very complex material (using Abelton live to live loop and edit her songs) at a pace and with a vocabulary and tone that completely defused an otherwise intimidating situation. His calm, steady manner spiced with just the right touch of dry wit and his keen ear for a mean beat kept the lessons fun and very productive. Joey's not just a fantastic and unique musician and teacher, however, he's a great person and a fantastic influence to have in your life.
Ken
Joey is the best! A lesson from Joey is always a highlight of the week. I'd be surprised if you don't feel the same based on his talent, his warmth, his humor, and his intelligence.
Courtney
My 10 year old son has loved his piano lessons with Joey. We had excellent in-person cello lessons in the past, and the video piano lessons have been just as effective. Joey has several camera angles set up in his home so my son can see Joey's hands on the keyboard in real time during the lesson. We get a Zoom link for each visit and a recording of the visit afterwards, which helps with practicing during the week. I highly recommend Joey as a patient and talented instructor! The lessons have been a great activity / distraction for my active son during shelter in place. It's a win-win!

Itai G.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Hebrew, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Itai G.

10 Reviews
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Please see the entry for "composition." We can work on both music and lyrics, and I would be happy to listen to what you are working on and offer suggestions and feedback. Also learn techniques for getting your inspiration back to write more songs and overcome writer's block.

About Itai

Itai graduated from SUNY Purchase with a BA in Studio Composition in 2007, and from Hebrew College with a Masters' Degree in Jewish Education in June, 2016. He has been working in after-school, Hebrew school, camp, and other supplementary educational settings for over ten years. Itai's Hebrew stude

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Phoebe
Itai is friendly and encouraging, and can flexibly adapt to your learning style and preferences. Thanks, Itai!
Charles
Itai has been a great instructor for my high school age son... I have heard huge improvement in his conversational fluency and his comfort in speaking. It is a useful bonus that my son really enjoys his lessons with Itai.
Amos
Amos really liked it and found it interesting and off to a great start!

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Chuck

Tatiana D.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Serbian, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded October Prize in Composition from City of Belgrade, Serbia
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Tatiana D.

1 Review
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After evaluation of your music theory knowledge level the teacher will assign proper materials and explain your training sessions.

About Tatiana

EXPERIENCE 2012 - to date Easy Music Center Honolulu, HI Piano, Voice, and Composition/Theory Instructor 2012 - 2013 Kailua Christian Church Kailua, HI Music Director 2008-2012 New Mexico Highlands University Las Vegas, New Mexico Assistant Professor of Music / Composition and Theory Chair

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Philip E.
Between piano, music theory, and vocals, I've been a student of Tatiana'a for over 2 years now.

She's a quality educator and does an excellent job ensuring that her students grow in their skill.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Minnetonka, MN

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Minnetonka is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $276 per hour.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$69 average

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"Any time I've needed guitar help with songwriting, Garrett has always come in with something and we've come up with some pretty good songs. I'd recommend him to anyone!"
Faith
Took Songwriting lessons from Garrett M.
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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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"Indigo is a fabulous and diverse teacher! I've been taking lessons with her for about 9 months. Although my lessons are "officially" for songwriting, we divide our time among that, guitar technique, and music theory. I've experienced so much progress and fun in several areas, and I attribute that to Indigo's teaching and guidance. I even wrote and produced my first solo song! Don't miss the chance to work with a great musician and teacher!"
Jeff
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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"Jeff is very patient and knowledgeable and works with me to hring the ideas out and develop them.
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Brian
Took Songwriting lessons from Jeffrey K.
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"Excellent teacher, very knowledgable!"
Mengdi
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric J.
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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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"In the course of a few lessons with Gfire, I (with coaching) wrote a song that I felt pretty good about. I've written a few songs before and had learned the basics, but I enjoyed learning her method (which, in a phrase, would have to be "keep going") and I plan to use it to see if it'll help with my productivity. Gfire was always very upbeat and positive without being phony, encouraging without being demanding, so the lessons were always enjoyable. I would recommend her."
Jim
Took Songwriting lessons from Gfire
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"I met Keith at a job we had together once, he was a really laid back normal dude & we got along pretty well. A little later on I found he played music & gave lessons so I asked him for some. He was really helpful & nice, & now my songwriting abilities have gotten so much better because of him. Thank you Keith!"
Tony
Took Songwriting lessons from Keith G.
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"Kristina is great! I learned many tips and a few tools so far and am looking forward to my next class with her!"
BJ
Took Songwriting lessons from Kristina B.
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"Creative Music Writing

Kevin taught me how to write lyrics with imagery and to put the chords and inversions behind those lyrics to create pop masterpieces!"
Dylan
Took Songwriting lessons from Kevin T.
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