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Marie-France M.

65 Reviews
Waldwick, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1966
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Marie-France M.

65 Reviews
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Writing songs is almost like breathing for me. It is a great source of joy in my life and I've been helping others find that joy for many years. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned songwriter I can help you shape and improve your writing skills, find your way through writers' block and inspire your creativity to a whole new level.

About Marie-France

I have taught piano and voice most of my adult life. After working with hundreds of students, I realized that I needed to adapt my teaching style to the uniqueness of each student, especially those whose perceptions differ widely from the general populace. I love what I do, helping each student dis

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Jason
I enjoyed my 2 sessions with Marie, at the end of my second lesson she offered to email me a list of acting/improv classes in NYC because everyone she knows was in NYC.
This was contradictory because initially she told me she just moved here and doesn't know anyone up north. And besides that, I expressed how happy i was with her classes which was down the road 35 minutes and not commuting to NYC which is over a couple hours.
Anyway, I am glad that I actually learned something and got to do exercises and not leave with the feeling that i wasted my money and most importantly my time like other acting coaches on here.
Hannah
Great teacher. Very encouraging and patient which is what an adult learner needs. She supports her students and gives them interesting contemporary pieces to learn (that is the genre we picked so we stay interested in practicing!). Thanks Marie France!
Jason
I enjoyed my 2 sessions with Marie, and from work she was a 35 min commute vs 90 mins to NYC.
With her I felt engaged, she was prepared, professional, stayed on topic and gave relevant critiques and feedback.
At the end of my second lesson she offered to email me a list of acting/improv classes in NYC which she did.
Anyway, I am glad that I actually learned something and got to do exercises and not leave with the feeling that i wasted my money and most importantly my time.
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Cheryl C.

14 Reviews
Mount Tabor, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelor of Music from Montclair State University
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Cheryl C.

14 Reviews
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Learn how to format your songwriting, use various song forms, develop melodies and harmonies.

Instrumental pieces will be guided with compositional techniques that include a working knowledge of music theory.

Lyric/chord songs will concentrate on developing music that elucidates the words and/or words that work with the music.

About Cheryl

Learning an instrument teaches focus and goal setting strategies, develops self-direction and self-esteem, plus the added benefit of developing the brain for academic achievement. And, it's just plain FUN!! I specialize in teaching music and guitar to children ages 7 through 18 including co

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Sanjay G.
Very interesting and systematic good start of learning curve of guitar. She is patient to answer your questions. Looks like found the right instructor.
Michele
Cheryl is an outstanding instructor with many years of experience. She is patient and supportive with a talent and insight that has helped me progress beyond my expectations. Lessons always begin on time. I’m thankful I have Cheryl as a teacher and always look forward to going to class!
Mark Higgins
Cheryl is a great teacher. She loves music and that enthusiasm is inspiring.
I am looking forward to many lessons
ahead and advancing my playing skills.

Billy N.

12 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish
  • Awarded Composers Residency from Yadoo
  • 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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Margo L.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Classical Voice and Piano from VanderCook College of Music
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Margo L.

36 Reviews
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No matter the genre, my songwriting techniques are guaranteed to help you write hit after hit. We can write to tracks or with no music at all. Either way, I will assist you in constructing melodies, lyrics and content that will be a sure win!

About Margo

Are you ready to fall in love with your voice? Are you ready for something different? If your voice isn’t becoming to you, YOU should be coming to ME! I know what it's like to be frustrated with boring exercises and processes that seem to take a lot of time but yield no results. That's why I d

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Kelsey F.
My daughter said she has a beautiful voice and very patient and encouraging instructor.
Tina S.
Margo is so talented, she is knowledgeable in techniques and has a special ability to know exactly
how to taylor your needs.
Monica G.
Very helpful and encouraging.
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Jennifer P.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. (double major: music and psychology) from Goucher College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jennifer P.

29 Reviews
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I can help you to tell your story through song: working with melody, lyrics, chords/accompaniment and/or interpretation to create a moving musical connection within yourself, and with your audience.

About Jennifer

I am a professional singer-songwriter and have been teaching lessons fulltime for the last 12 years. I teach students of all ages and levels of experience. My current range of students include: kids with learning/developmental disabilities, teenagers who have starred in school musicals, and perf

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Arina S.
Jennifer is so kind and knows just how to make her home yours. She’s so informative and super personable!
Bri K.
So friendly, flexible, and helpful
Leah W.
Jennifer was very attentive and worked very well with my 6 year old!

Rick P.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor's degree in Recording Engineering and Record Production from Long Beach City College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rick P.

29 Reviews
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Learn about the four principal elements of a song:Lyrics,Melody,Harmony and Rhythm and how to combine them.
Learn about: Intros, bridges,codas and Key Changes.
How to Use Chords and Inversions and how to write good melodies, plus much more

About Rick

I been playing the guitar professionally for over 20 years. In that time I had the good fortune to perform and record with some really good musicians. I've played in various bands ranging from rock to jazz and flamenco. I received my bachelor's degree in recording engineer and record producer fro

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Mark D.
My lesson was great. I’ve struggled for years to really get everything to come together, and I’m already starting to see and feel how Rick is, and will continue to, make that happen.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Secaucus, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Secaucus is $73. 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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"Taylor gave me some great tips about writing songs. She’s really good at relating to people. I give her my best 😊"
- Lincoln
Took Songwriting lessons from Taylor M.
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"Absolutely amazing!!

So incredibly sweet, talented, and such an amazing teacher! From the moment I met fawn we immediately connected. She genuinely cares and makes you feel so comfortable, so opening up to her when it came to writing songs was incredibly easy and natural. Very giving with her time and she will help you tackle any problems you're having in order to achieve your goals."
- marielle
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Fawn is an investment in my future, money spent well

Fawn takes you on an unexpected fun, whirlwind of learning when you take lessons with her. Can’t read the notes? No problem, she’s got you. Vocal problems? Oh yeah, she fixes that too. Trouble in the studio? Voice off pitch? Need mic technique? Weak on piano? Sight singing? Can’t play the blues? Can’t play classical? Need to learn how to write a song? Can’t find a hook for your song? Don’t worry, Fawn to the rescue! Seriously, is there nothing this woman can’t do? I soak up her wisdom like a sponge. I’m currently working in the studio with her on my debut album and we are half-way finished. It is sounding ah-may-zing! I am learning so much from this studio wiz. Having her in my life the past 3 years has been the right choice and an investment in my future. Here’s to another successful year with Fawn on my team."
- Lalah
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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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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"Excellent experience. Several years with Vic covering all aspects. Very creative. Able to help me implement my vision. Highly recommend."
- Bernie
Took Songwriting lessons from Vic D.
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"So, if you need a music coach, Fawn is the one! She teaches just about all things music! She is honestly the best. Fawn is always friendly and works with you on all possible songwriting, melodic and lyrical issues. She is also great with working with your schedule.
Fawn is easy to talk to and she brings up thought provoking topics I would have never thought to write about. We work in Google Docs so I can see as she makes adjustments and changes. I am learning more than I thought imaginable and my
songwriting is getting stronger and tighter. Thanks Fawn!"
- Trent
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Jeremie met with our daughter and took the time to learn her perspective and talent level and to develop a more individualized approach to working with her. He is incorporating music theory into songwriting. We are super pleased with his beginning work with her!"
- Mackenzie
Took Songwriting lessons from Jeremie W.
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"Great frist lesson!"
- Maria
Took Songwriting lessons from Hilary K.
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"I had a great experience learning song writing with Lorin. I would highly recommend his teaching services to anybody eager to learn music."
- Ewa
Took Songwriting lessons from Lorin D.
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"Enzo always comes out excited from his class with Axel. Looking forward for more"
- Enzo
Took Songwriting lessons from Axel O.
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