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Emily P.

13 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Awarded Woodwind Department Assistant from The Boston Conservatory
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Emily P.

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Whether it's folk music, jazz, or anything in between, I think it's important for performers to participate in writing music. I compose for my own projects as well as some bands I am a member of, and I would love to help you get started!

About Emily

Woodwind instrumentalist Emily performs regularly in a range of styles including classical, jazz, rock, funk, Afrobeat, Third Stream, and musical theater. Emily holds her M.M. in Multiple Woodwind Performance from The Boston Conservatory with concentrations in saxophone, clarinet, and flute perform

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Peter F.
A great first lesson. Hoping it continues.
Lucia F.
Emily is warm, energetic, very professional and talented.
We love her!!
Cassel
My daughter had the most wonderful first lesson I could have hoped for! Thank you for making her education enjoyable.. it already left her wanting to come back !
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Christiaan S.

28 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $125
  • Speaks French, Italian, German, Russian, Yiddish, German Latin, Italian Latin, Czech
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christiaan S.

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I've co-written songs with Chris Eaton (Janet Jackson, Keith Urban, Amy Grant) and Jay Stolar. I can help you make the track and write the lyric.

About Christiaan

Christiaan's students have sung at Madison Square Garden and Columbia University, and secured admittance to Master's degrees at NYU and London's Royal Central School. Christiaan's teaching style blends the joy and play of music with discipline through exercises, physiology, Alexander Technique, tex

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George D.
WOW! Seriously, he's that good.

Before I started my lessons with Christiaan I would blow my voice out during extended singing sessions and knew I needed to find a vocal coach with the expertise to help me to prevent permanent damage. He quickly identified my strengths and weaknesses and gave me many tools and techniques I never even thought I'd be capable of.

Christiaan has an amazing teaching style and always brings positive energy to each lesson. He knows how to offer constructive criticism in a gentle way that makes you excited to want to do better.

I'm much more motivated and confident as a singer-songwriter as a result of these lessons and I can't thank him enough for bringing that element to my life.
Jerry H.
I took classes with Christiaan for about a year and a half. He is a really experienced singer, and his lessons were amazing!
We worked together for a grad school audition for vocal performance. I would not have got the offer without Christiaan. He was super helpful, patient, and really helped me become a better singer/performer! Definitely recommend his lessons!
Sarathi ..
I just had my first lesson with Christiaan. He was amazing. Gentle, very positive, and really good at observing and figuring out my strengths and weaknesses. He's also inspired me to learn with his love of music and thoughtful approach.

Nikia L.

5 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Biology from City College
  • Teaching since 2008
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Nikia L.

5 Reviews
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I am a vocalist and that plays an important role in songwriting. We want words to shape our meaning to the content and fit right into the rhythm of a song.

About Nikia

I have a bachelor's in Biology from the City University. My talents excel from the performing arts to knitting. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions. Even small questions can make a change in your grade. Sometimes we need to ask our selves where our direction is in life and there

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Yvonne L.
Nikia is very patient and helpful! I enjoy my class with her every time :)
Cathal B.
Awesome lesson. Very helpful and smart lady thanks
Jhoniliegh P.
Good first lesson

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Ryan T.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Awarded Best Original Film Score from Montgomery County Film Festival
  • Bachelor of Music Degree in Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2015
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Ryan T.

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My passion for music began when I was seven years old. It all started for me with composition and improvisation. I love to create my own original music and I have since the very beginning of my musical journey. To this day, composition and improvisation are some of my favorite things to do and favorite things to teach. My love of creating original music inspired me to write an educational book on the topic and develop my own unique method for approaching these topics.

My teaching philosophy includes an integrated method of intellectual and creative development. It is truly unfortunate that so often music theory is presented as a mere collection of naming systems and rules. To me, understanding music with the mind is a key ingredient to becoming an effective and inspired artist. In music lessons, I teach not just how to talk about music but the fascinating complexity of how music operates - the fundamental principles that illuminate the translation of sound into thoughts and ...

About Ryan

Ryan is a composer, author, pianist, music producer, and teacher. Ryan is the author of a music theory and composition textbook entitled The Theory and Creation of Music. He has won awards for his original music, such as his first place award for Best Original Film Score in the Montgomery County Fi

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Alan B.
I have a great rapport with Ryan. I think we work very well with Ryan. I am always looking forward to our next session.
Rihaan J.
Ryan is soo patient with my 5 year old. He teaches very nicely 2 classes and my son can already play 3 songs ..looking forward to many more..
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Jon M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music Composition from Adams State University
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Jon M.

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For songwriting, it is best if you have basic knowledge of music first (note names, note durations, chords).

From there, I will help you create your own songs, teaching you how to create melodies and harmonies, verses and choruses (lyrics and music), and how to make these "basic" components your own.

We will move at the pace that works best for you and your songs.

Thank you for your consideration and I look forward to hearing from you!

About Jon

Hi! I'm Jon. I've been playing piano, studying and writing music for 19 years and have a B.A. in music composition. My background in music is in both classical music and progressive rock. I have 2 solo instrumental albums, have written music for several freelance projects, and have had the oppor

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Chris P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Composition from Cornish College of the Arts
  • Teaching since 2007
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Chris P.

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Songwriting is the conveying of both lyrical and emotional ideas in the most effective way for the audience. No lyric should ever exist without purpose, repeating of words or phrases should drive home their meaning or create emphasis on an idea. Clumsy text setting can distort your meaning or leave your words unheard. The music and lyrics must play together in an effective manner in order to create the best possible song. This is a process often overlooked in the pop world leading to decades of misunderstood songs, vapid bubblegum pop, which of course snowballs into a perception of this is how songs should be instead of this is what songs could be.

I want to help you hone your craft so that you can stand among the greats. In a world of technical laziness, I hope to show you how to shine.

About Chris

Music is simply part of my blood and for me music is theatre, drama, tension, release, story and this is why I love musicals so much. My first instruments were ukelele and guitar when I was about six years old and I was in choirs before kindergarten all the way through college. In Jr. High I ta

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Jersey City, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Jersey City is $68. 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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$41 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$68 average

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"Aleksis was a great teacher. I highly recommend him."
Sienna
Took Songwriting lessons from Aleksis B.
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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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"Chrissy was very instructive and positive and friendly and she worked with me for my individualized songwriting learning needs at this time. We worked on my first song, and she gave me very good information and feedback and homework for our next lesson. Definitely several points above average!!!!!!"
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Chrissy S.
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"Lorin helped me hone my songwriting skills immensely, by not only teaching but collaborating with me when necessary. It was refreshing to find someone who put his teachings into practical learning, where I could see the outcomes become apparent. He’s a nice dude, and is experienced equally across his fields. He guided me to making intelligent choices for equipment purchases, both instruments and pro audio gear. We first met while he was living in New York, and boy has he traveled since. I think living in so many different states, and being that well journeyed has given him good cultural depth to his work. Check out some of his own collabs with singers and musicians from all over the world...that really says it all."
Rob
Took Songwriting lessons from Lorin D.
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"Really enjoyed my first lesson with Prophet! Very talented artist and a great teacher! Thank you!"
Diane
Took Songwriting lessons from Prophet C.
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"Hello Ellysa my Name is Nickboyer & i would like to have Singing lessons"
Nick
Took Songwriting lessons from Ellysa R.
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"I love to write but then writing music seemed out of the ordinary. Well.... not any more! Thanks!"
Georgia
Took Songwriting lessons from James W.
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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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"Cool & is really nice. Never have to ask any questions. I would very much recommend Kyle."
Colleen
Took Songwriting lessons from Kyle K.
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"Keira made songwriting so fun, my boys didn't even know that they were learning! I would highly recommend Keira Moran."
Val
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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