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Keith D.

19 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1982
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Keith D.

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Learn how to construct a tune: both lyrics & music. All keys

About Keith

I teach students from beginners to advanced & aspiring professional "musicians,singers,songwriters. Each program is tailored to the individual involving all styles of music as per your preference. Theory & reading notated music is taught & required. I am a master guitar teacher/music producer for r

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Sooki
I have few lessons with Keith so far. Keith is a very patient and flexible teacher. He customizes lesson plan accordingly to my level and needs. I have learned a lot in short amount of time. Thank you!
Princesse S.
He is the best! It’s been 3 weeks and I’m singing everywhere I go!
Julia C.
Keith is very knowledgeable, patient and methodical. By letting me play a few notes and asking a few questions, he already knew where I should start and had the whole study plan figured out. His lessons are very productive but not in an overwhelming way. After two classes, I actually already feel I've improved significantly. I'm getting more and more comfortable playing to musical notes, which I tried to teach myself several times but all failed. I finally feel I'm on the right track!
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Brendon R.

20 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Brendon R.

20 Reviews
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Lessons will be highly tailored to each individual student, songwriters on any instrument welcome. Topics may include storytelling, structure, chord progressions, arrangement, accompaniment, the relationship of music to text, emotions vs intellect, beats, recording, and more.

About Brendon

I am a composer, guitarist, arranger, engraver, and songwriter located in Brooklyn. I have taught extensively for the past ten years in a variety of settings, including teaching private guitar lessons at Saint David's School in Manhattan, teaching private composition lessons and TA'ing two electro

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Billy N.

12 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1982
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Billy N.

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I've taught many singer songwriters and have written the music for songs of other people.

About Billy

Billy N. has played Jazz, Brazilian and Classical music in the NYC area for the last 20 years. He has actively taught both finger-style and pick guitar for the last 20 years. He was on staff at the American Institute of Guitar for 11 years. His book on Brazilian Guitar is published by Alfred Music

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Kay D.
Billy is a patient instructor who is perfect for a beginner with some musical knowledge. I feel like we accomplished quite a bit in one lesson and I am looking forward to advancing under his guidance! #totallyworthit
Flaminia D.
I have been taking lessons with Billy since January 2015. I am a total beginner and I really think I have made the best choice ever to pick him as my teacher. Billy is an experienced guitar teacher and a professional player that knows great techniques for beginners. He has been teaching me basics of guitar in a smart way, and at each lesson I feel I learn something new and at the same time I can clearly see how much progress I have made since our first lesson. He has also been teaching me how to read music and tabs which proofed to be extremely useful every time I want to learn a new song by myself. Highly recommended!
Lynn W.
I cannot recommend Billy enough. I studied jazz improvisation with Billy for three years, and later returned to study Brazilian guitar and Piedmont-style finger picking with him. I had been playing for more than twenty years when I started studying with him and he not only helped me improve my playing technically and creatively (on electric and nylon stringed guitars) but also expanded my knowledge of theory and helped me develop new approaches to composing and arranging. I am still working with the material he gave me and take lessons from him whenever my schedule allows.

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Alan B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French
  • Bachelor of Science from SUNY New Paltz
  • Teaches students 9 to 70
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Alan B.

6 Reviews
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I have been working as a professional musician since 1987. In that time, I've played many roles alongside a wide range of established and emerging talent, from around the world, including band leader, accompanist, music producer, composer, arranger, co-writer, teacher, coach and mentor. Along the way, I have continued to pursue my passion for education, teaching private music lessons to amateurs, professionals and hobbyists from all walks of life.

As a professional composer/songwriter, I have written songs in a variety of styles, across multiple genres, alone and with others, and enjoyed over one hundred (100) cuts including single and music video releases on recording projects with a very wide range of emerging and established artists and bands. To date, as a writer and/or publisher, I have scored thirty-one (31) syncs on national television.

About Alan

Beginner, intermediate and advanced are all welcome. I give the same attention to teaching amateurs as I do professionals. Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy: Forty-eight (48) hours advance notice is necessary to cancel or reschedule any lesson. Otherwise, students are responsible for the full p

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Geoffrey
Alan is a fantastic teacher! Both for voice and guitar, he will be patient and thorough, building solid technique but also adding your emotional and creative abilities to be more musical !
Bobby Newman
Awesome instructor, musician, coach, person! Listened to me for just a few minutes and confidently outlined a plan to help me meet my goals. Goals he painstakingly sought to clearly understand. This is going to be a fun journey.
Elisa
relaxed, progress, professional... perfect
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Tom F.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music from Dean College
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Tom F.

17 Reviews
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I can teach all levels and many styles. I make it easy for you to learn at your own pace so you can achieve your goals and have fun playing music.

About Tom

Tom Furdon is a musician, multi-instrumentalist and teacher currently residing in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Becoming obsessed with the guitar in his middle school years living in New England he quickly started playing in bands and looking for gigs. Anything musical that he could get his hands on

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Frank G.
Great first lesson.
Steve B.
First lesson was right on and to the point. Thanks Tom...
George S.
No doubt Thomas will help fill in some gaps. I think he's got plenty he can tech me. Looking forward 👍👍
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Dr. Jeanne S.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Liberaal Arts, Music, Theology from Stephens College, University of California, Northridge, University of Memphis
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dr. Jeanne S.

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I have been writing songs for years so I know all about your desire to do this! I can show you formulas that work and also how to write out of the box" so your music will have your personal stamp on it. Writing songs is just like anything else.... the more you do it the better you get. There is such a high to writing something you are proud of and the potentials that are out there for you to pitch it to a singer you think could really sell it! toI Maybe even you might make it a hit! I'd love to get you started or help you get past some of the hurdles that seem to come along with it after you;ve written a long time and you are stuck in the mud..... I've been there and I know the feeling...

About Dr. Jeanne

*Hi and welcome!! My students like to call me Dr. Jeanne, so feel free to do the same! I have been in music all my life and I love helping my students no matter what level they may be.from beginning to advanced. My experience in music started on stage at age three and by the time I was 21 I was

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Alba F.
It was a pleasure and great experience to meet with Dr. Jeanne
Casey C.
Not good for young children. Inappropriate personal boundaries and discussions with parents about her own life.
Yasameen
I absolutely love working with Dr. Jeanne! She helps me reach my full potential and I feel more confident every time. I can definitely feel my progress and a change in both my voice and my confidence after only a few lessons. Singing has always been a passion of mine and I love that Dr.Jeanne understands that passion and motivates me to do my best! So grateful to be working with her!

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Mountainside, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Mountainside 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
$54 average
60 min
$69 average

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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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"Prophet is one of the last GOOD GUYS left. Not only that, but he has experience as a real musician. He plays guitar, bass, drums and keys. He has produced me numerous times on songs that I've written, but needed them to come to life. He works FAST and SIMPLE. I can't say enough about his professionalism, musicianship, follow through and kindness. Anyone looking to learn will get a dedicated teacher that will make sure you can walk away with the knowledge you need. Guaranteed!"
Jamie
Took Songwriting lessons from Prophet C.
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"Mr. Kenneth Robinson is a professional and a knowledgeable vocal instructor. His sessions are inspiring and motivational. Having him as my instructor, my goals are being met."
Carol
Took Songwriting lessons from Kenneth R.
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"I have been taking songwriting with James for 4 months now. I have learned so much in that time. I still continue to grow my songwriting skills with his lessons. I would recommend James if you’re looking for songwriting lessons."
Dave
Took Songwriting lessons from James R.
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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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"Heather gave me many great ideas as to how to structure melody and lyrics. I highly recommend her."
Karena
Took Songwriting lessons from Heather M. L.
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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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"Jessica you rock. I had a problem making songs too complicated and wordy. Thanks for being so patient and helping me figure out how my songs can still be my own, but sound so much more professional!"
Will
Took Songwriting lessons from Jessica R.
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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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"I was looking for a teacher who could help me hone in on my songwriting skills, and was so excited when I found Brittany! Not only was she able to help me improve my songwriting, but she helped with my singing in my lessons too! She is definitely the perfect teacher if you are looking to work on both. She also taught me how to use the Nashville Numbers System to chart my songs and be able to communicate well with my band. I take lessons in Brittany's home, which is in a great location and is really nice. I feel very safe there (her complex is gated) and always love going to see her!"
Emma
Took Songwriting lessons from Brittany S.
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