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Lauren V.

14 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Coolest Teacher from Student Body
  • BA in Vocal Perforamce from McNally Smith College of Music
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Lauren V.

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Songwriting lessons are flexible. If you are a beginner we will work on lyric basics. As an intermediate we will add in chord and melody writing. If you are an advanced writer, I can help critique your works and give suggestions on revisions, give techniques on structure, and/or encourage you by extending your sources of inspiration.

About Lauren

Lauren graduated from McNally Smith College of Music magna cum laude in 2011 with a bachelors in vocal performance. She played everywhere from Duluth. Minnesota to Lima, Peru: sharing the stage with artists as diverse as Andres Prado and Judi Donaghy. In addition to her McNally Smith Degree, Lauren

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Adrian L.
Very interesting first lesson. I feel she is going to be a great teacher for Adrian.
Ki
Kind, patient, and knowledgeable.
Lisa
My daughter looked forward to meeting with Lauren and felt like the work with Lauren was very helpful.

Mark H.

19 Reviews
Maple Grove, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Ukrainian, Russian
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • 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.

Zachary J.

9 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Zachary J.

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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 South Saint Paul, MN

Ryan L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Ryan L.

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Learn to write piano and vocal scores or just songs with simple voice and chords! I can teach students the fundamentals to advanced concepts in songwriting. Students will learn about lyrics, song form, harmonic movement, intent, styles, and accompaniment.

About Ryan

Ryan L. is a local composer, conductor, musician and musicologist. He holds a Masters degree in Musicology from California State University, Long Beach Cole Conservatory of Music. He is a professor of music at Woodbury University where he teaches a course in Music and Film. Additionally he is also

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Jonelle Pickett
Excellent at giving pointers and exercises to help students improve sound quality. Patient, positive and personable.
Stephanie R.
Fabulous teacher! My son's taking beginning trumpet lessons. Ryan is patient, attentive, encouraging, and knowledgeable. Ryan is punctual and flexible when rescheduling needs to be arranged. He responds to email, phone calls, etc. in a timely manner. My son enjoys learning from him. It's a pleasure to have him as my son's teacher.

Mark F.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Awarded Outstanding soloist from West Mesa Jazz festival- Albuquerque. NM
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Mark F.

3 Reviews
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Do you have an idea, but aren't sure how to make it a hit song?

So do I! However, will be able to help shape your idea, and assist you with the structure of your song! Whatever you write, I can help you make it better!

About Mark

I am a lifelong lover of music and education. I will use my 41years of performance experience to show students how to play guitar, bass, or sing, but more importantly, how to enjoy those things! I believe music is, first and foremost a source of joy, and my lessons are designed to bring that abo

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Joe G.
Mark was very informative can't wait to get going.got homework to practice should be fun
Eric S.
Mark teaches from different perspectives, excellent first lesson and I'm looking forward to being his student for future lessons!
Emily F.
Unfortunately, yesterday was my last lesson with Mark, as I am moving to Guam. I would definitely not be giving up my weekly lesson with him if that weren't the case! I've learned so much in the short couple months taking lessons from him. I would recommend him to anyone of any skill level. Very helpful and kind. :)
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Peter W.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 7 to 90
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Peter W.

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Songs are the most common musical form in our culture. They are all around us, on the radio, the internet, at sports games, at the mall...a lot of thought, work, and creativity goes into those songs. Together, we'll learn how to come up with different song forms, write lyrics, tell stories, how to invent melodies, and what chords to put those melodies to.

About Peter

As a professional guitarist and bass player with a degree in music performance from Berklee College of Music, I've toured and performed extensively across the U.S. and Europe, and recorded on numerous records. With over ten years experience teaching students of all ages and skill levels, I really s

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Peter
I wanted to learn some Black Sabbath songs for my dad’s birthday and Peter was extremely helpful instructing me to do so. He was extremely patient with me and my lack of rhythm.
Bernardo
Super positive experience. I’m not the most dexterous person in the world, and peter is super patient and clear in his instruction. 10/10
Samantha
Peter is hands down the best teacher ever! I had such a hard time learning the basics of acoustic, but he taught me so many tricks and made the learning process smooth. I feel like a pro now! Will be continuing learning from him!

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in South Saint Paul, MN

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in South Saint Paul 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.
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$42 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$69 average

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"Triana is a phenomenal songwriting instructor. I had a basic understanding of songwriting when I first took a lesson, and Triana helped me hear my own songs from a whole new perspective. She knows exactly what will improve your song and your writing technique but is also so considerate about staying true your style and taste.

My songs have gone from decent to catchy, fun, and powerful! Anyone looking to get into songwriting or looking to write stronger songs would be lucky to take lessons from her! I can't recommend her enough!"
Emy
Took Songwriting lessons from Triana P.
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"Indigo is an awesome teacher!"
Geoff
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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"Learned things that I never knew existed!"
Carter
Took Songwriting lessons from Dan H.
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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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"Having worked with Greg over the course of several years now, I have the deepest respect for his teaching ability. As a performer with over 25 years of experience, I find it a rare and special talent for someone as gifted as Greg is (as an artist) to be as humble and willing to listen as he most certainly is. He promotes a learning atmosphere of safety while also ensuring excellence is produced by students. His grasp on musical theory is second to none, and his skill as a seasoned guitarist ensures that what is being taught by him is both credible and of the highest standards.
I am privileged to know Greg personally as well as professionally, and I can vouch (once again) for his humility, skill, professionalism, credibility as a working artist, integrity, and work ethic. His heart is to watch the lights go on in his students and his passion in doing so serve to distinguish him as one of th"
Kelly
Took Songwriting lessons from Greg C.
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"Janeen is a super amazing and talented songwriter, singer & producer! Any idea you might have for a song, she is able to understand your desire and help you bring that into existence! She is super creative and never gives up! If you have a any melody that you want as a song, even in your head, or whatever it may be, she will do everything possible to help create it! Without a doubt, song writing can be difficult at times when you’re trying to find the right words and beats to portray your personal message with style and flow...but when working with Janeen you’ll never encounter a difficult time, without laughter and motivation to help you get through it! She makes it incredibly fun! She is a Super awesome lady and I highly recommend her!"
Meghan
Took Songwriting lessons from Janeen F.
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"Ellysa is extremely knowledgeable and practical - her lesson with me was amazing. As a first lesson, we went through my existing equipment and goals for writing/producing my own work, and she gave me an online review of what we discussed next steps were for me. I’m so thankful for her clear and focused guidance!"
Ciara
Took Songwriting lessons from Ellysa R.
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"Talented and insightful teacher!"
Cortnie
Took Songwriting lessons from Josh L.
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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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"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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