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Christiaan S.

27 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.

27 Reviews
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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 secured 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, text analysis, and acting to achieve your

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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.

Alvin A.

2 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alvin A.

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Songwriting is both a creative process and methodical process. As a songwriting teacher, I try to help students support their creativity by learning about the craft of songwriting. I am as much a student of songwriting as I am a professional and believe the reason I was able to land my publishing deal was because of my study of the subject of songwriting. I'm looking forward to sharing those lessons with you!

About Alvin

Whether you are looking to write or produce, I can help bring both beginners, intermediate and advanced students to the next level. I've written and produced songs that have appeared on Power 105.1, NYC's biggest Urban Radio Station, CBC, Canada's biggest radio station and some of the biggest Spot

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Anna K.
I would definitely recommend working with Alvin. As a producer, he always keeps an eye on trends, he listens a lot of new music and he is very sensitive to elements. He tries to incorporate in his tracks the best findings and he is open to experiment.
As a songwriter, Alvin has a very clear understanding of commercial sound and knows what consist a catchy lyrics. He thoroughly selects the best words and phrases for the songs to bring the best to the audience.
Alvin is very passionate about what he’s doing and ambitious. Very nice person, easy to talk to, easy to do deal with.
Liz T.
Alvin is a great producer and collaborator to work with! I have been working with Alvin the past few months, and it has been a great experience! He is dedicated to making quality music, and really understand the needs of a songwriter and vocalist from the role of a producer and arranger. He takes the time and care with his clients to deliver results in a timely manner, and I look forward to creating more great songs with him in the future!
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Kris S.

8 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 13 and up
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Kris S.

8 Reviews
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Learn what makes a good song work. We'll find out how to write songs that capture the emotions you feel.

About Kris

Music is a rewarding art with infinite depths - the approach you take to learn it should reflect this. When you take piano lessons with me we’ll cover all sides of musicianship, with a focus on building creative ability. Your classes will be varied and fun, from useful music theory to piano exe

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Rich B.
Kris is awesome. He creates well rounded lessons that keep your brain active and asking for more. I’ve already started to see significant improvement after only two weeks. I’m happy I found him to help me with my piano journey.
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Not only does Kris teach you all the building blocks to help you get started on your piano career but he also teaches you how to build a strong passion and love for music.My experience with Kris was truly amazing and it was so much fun to work with him! once again thank you kris.
Nickolas S.
Kris has exceptional knowledge of Music Theory. I had a very great session with him and look forward to many more in the future.

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Dr. Dave Y.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor in Management and Leadership from Colorado Christian University
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Dr. Dave Y.

44 Reviews
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Dave has taught songwriting for over 17+ years. He has have won songwriting competitions and been considered for artists such as Sheryl Crow and Brad Paisley.

About Dr. Dave

I've been teaching for over 25 years & I'm pumped to work with you. BEFORE SIGNING UP FOR PRIVATE LESSONS, I've condensed all my beginner-intermediate level teachings into a variety of easy to follow video courses that will save you up to 90% on private lesson costs. START WITH THESE COURSES

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Max H.
Dr. Dave is a rockstar. My son is hooked after one session! Can't wait for our next one!
David S.
Dave is a fantastic teacher. He is very patient an encouraging. I would recommend him to anyone.
Traci H.
Dave has been great with helping improving my son's drum techniques. He is patient, yet to the point and doesn't waste anyone's time with making sure the student understands the lesson. We are looking forward to many more lessons in the future.

Michael S.

55 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, German
  • Awarded Performance Scholarship from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Michael S.

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I like to give students a firm foundation in songwriting with a dash of theory as well as writer's block busting exercises to help spark you creativity.

About Michael

Expressing yourself is the ultimate goal of music and my job is to help you get your point across! Like any musician, music is my life. I love to soak it in any way I can! Whether it be listening to records, jamming with my friends or watching all the live concert footage of Stevie Ray Vaughan

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JP R.
Michael is great! My 15 year loves him and he is inspired to practice all the time.
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Benjamin
He was great! Super patient with my 8 year old and very helpful. We are looking forward to next week!

Michael J.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Portuguese
  • Jazz Studies (Trumpet) from Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2012
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Michael J.

14 Reviews
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I love teaching. I go into every lesson with the belief that the student is there to learn; if they weren't interested in learning, they wouldn't be there. Because I have always had diverse musical interests, I create a stress-free atmosphere for my students by allowing them to pursue whatever avenues of music interest them. My degrees may be in Jazz Studies and Performance, but I have extensive experience with Classical and Popular music; I provide a unique perspective and enthusiasm to every student.

About Michael

I am a professional trumpet player, singer, arranger and educator based in Manayunk within Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Born into a musical family in Peoria, IL, I began playing cello at thde age of two, but eventually was drawn to jazz trumpet and voice, while having a keen sense of music theory an

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Rich
Mike’s fantastic. He has all the qualities you want in an instructor: He meets you where you are, he both encourages and challenges you, and he makes himself accessible and available.
Khalil D.
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Kyle
Mike is a kind, warm, knowledgeable teacher. His expertise in various vocal styles is what I love the most. He can comfortably teach and sing opera, musical theater, pop, and jazz. I love working with Mike!

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Livingston, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Livingston 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.
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$54 average
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"Lorin is a wonderful teacher."
Beth
Took Songwriting lessons from Lorin D.
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"Avery has thoroughly enjoyed her lessons with Jordon and looks forward to continuing for many more. His approach is easy to understand, tailored to her specific needs, and yet pushes her out of her comfort zone forcing her to learn new things that will help her take her songwriting to the next level."
Avery
Took Songwriting lessons from Jordan D.
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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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"Keira is an excellent teacher who loves sharing her insight with others. I would recommend her for all ages as she works equally well with children and adults. Her background in songwriting across different genres helped shaped my music into songs I love playing."
Angela
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"5 lessons with Kristina and I had an amazing experience. She is very easy to get a long with and offers great suggestions about how to stay strong with the fundamentals. Highly recommend for anyone looking learn how to write songs."
Greg Foreman
Took Songwriting lessons from Kristina B.
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"Dan is really good and creative teacher! I had fun lesson with him!"
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Took Songwriting lessons from Dan B.
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"I wouldn’t have the career I have today or be where am today without the expert coaching of Miss Fawn. Highly recommend!"
Ascap Songwriter GIA
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Very professional & knows his craft well

Amazing - the vast experience & knowledge present themselves with just the first lesson!"
Karissa
Took Songwriting lessons from Lucian W.
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"He just makes our music so much better. An exceptional teacher.

Randy has worked with my partner and I for 15 years. He took our melodies, arranged them, and turned them into songs that were actually singable. Watching Randy run a rehearsal and teach people songs is a sight to behold. He makes it happen quickly and efficiently, and we always have fun.

In all sincerity, I consider Randy to be the most talented musician I've ever known. He is a great teacher, even of inexperienced adults, and fun to work with. A winning combination all the way around.
John B."
John
Took Songwriting lessons from Randy L.
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"Incredible Teacher

Athena has the ability to cut through and get right into what is going to help you the most. She has an innate ability to be able to find out what's holding you back and devising the perfect exercises to break through those barriers."
Suzanne
Took Songwriting lessons from Athena M.
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