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David R.

17 Reviews
Brewster, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Awarded Most Improved Studio Composition Student, Purchase College April 1997, from Purchase College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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David R.

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Students learn the craft of songwriting and learn about basic music theory, sight reading, guitar, technique, song form, and performance. Learn about chords, rhythm, melodies and basic songwriting skills. Students explore a variety of different styles of music

About David

Hi my name is David and I love and enjoy teaching guitar lessons to students of all ages and I come to your home for lessons. My goal in life is to enrich people's lives with music. The first thing I do is interview the student and find out why they want to play the guitar and what are some of their

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Karen C.
I only have high accolades for David. I've learned more from David in the mere 5 lessons then I learned in a years worth of lessons in the past. His method of teaching is perfect with the right amount of homework. He customizes the lesson for the type of music I ultimately want to play with a good balance of theory and practical lessons to get me there. Bravo!!!
Ela
Lessons with David were very inspiring and so much fun. They were well planned, organized and productive. David also was very flexible and accommodating with scheduling the lessons.
James
My son had a great first lesson and knows what to do for practice this week and is excited to continue learning with his next lesson
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Andrea C.

60 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Life Coaching, Music, Fitness, Psychology, Mediation, Healthy Cooking, Religion, Singing, Songwriting, Painting, Bodybuilding, Fashion, and more... from CCSU (Connecticut Central University), Donahues School of Music, Various Online Studies and Courses
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Andrea C.

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In Song Writing Classes you will learn to write and create your own original songs.
1 - You will learn steps in putting your creative thoughts and stories into your music.
2- You will learn a variety of writing and singing techniques.
3- Together we will reach your writing goals and future writing goals.

About Andrea

I love teaching and inspiring people so that they can achieve and feel the best they can be in their life. With my many years of experience and education I look forward to helping you through your life journey and reaching your goals. Let me help you organize your life. You will enjoy my friendly

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Rosmery B.
Your patience and commitment to supporting my child has mean a lot to us. My daughter enjoys and she is comfortable in every class with Andrea, she have this patient with Kids. I will highly recommend her. We are so blessing having her as my daughter teacher.
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Melissa G.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students Male: 12 and up; Female: 10 and up
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Melissa G.

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Ever wanted to try your hand at making a song? Not sure how to go about it? Good news! I can get you started on this process. We will learn music theory, how to create melodies and accompaniments, and learn more about the songwriting process. This works well for vocalists, instrumentalists, and hobbyists alike! Come join me while we deep dive into how music is created!

About Melissa

I am a professional musician who has held multiple positions as director of music at churches and has taught individual voice lessons with students with ages ranging from 5-92. Life is hard, let's learn music together in a way that builds us up. I believe that everyone with the singing bug has a div

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Sarah M.
Melissa is such a gifted singing teacher! She has helped with strengthening good technique, and has identified weak areas. Melissa is gentle, yet direct, in teaching how to change your technique so you can have confidence in using your own voice! Very happy!!
Rasheta F.
Melissa was very helpful. We learned a lot from her. She was a really good teacher.
Christine F.
Melissa is an awesome teacher. She makes all of her lessons fun in an educational way. She understands and believes in your ability right from the start and wants me to do the same. I look forward to growing into a more confident singer with her every week.
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Jeremie W.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • B.A. Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jeremie W.

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I've been writing rock songs for 18 years and have played in numerous bands during that time. I can help guide you through many of the trappings that come with writing songs, such as: writing music that strengthens the song not your ego, creating a your own style, avoiding repetition in form, applying advanced harmony to melody, using odd time signatures, and a variety of other options to make your music really stand out.

About Jeremie

I'm a self taught guitarist who has been playing for 20 years. I have played professionally in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from jazz to folk to rock, and I've been writing music for the same length of time. I currently perform with one of my students from TakeLessons named Mackenzie O'Brien

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Paul R.
Jeremie is patiently progressing me, very encouraging
Kris
Jeremie has been awesome. Super patient and works on what you want to play!
Didi L.
Based on my first lesson with Jeremie, I feel very confident that he will be able to help me achieve my music goals, to learn jazz guitar and music theory in a gradual manner without feeling overwhelmed.
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Michael C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • BA, Piano Performance from University of Iowa
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael C.

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Let's turn your own material into great new songs together - we'll take what you're working on and apply methods of songwriting based on your goals! Maybe you...

...want to write your first ever song, have some lyrics but not sure what to do?

...want to finally finish that album but some songs aren't quite clicking yet?

...want to understand the way songs are built, be they your songs, or songs that you love?

Let's get into it!

About Michael

Playing the piano is supposed to be fun, and I teach it that way! Music is not magic, it is accessible and often seems much more complicated than it truly is. The piano can be therapeutic, it activates parts of your brain you're not already using, and once you start seeing progress and being able to

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Scott K.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Scott K.

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Songwriting for me is the best part. I’ve written 50 good and 50 bad songs at least. Practice makes perfect but inspiration is hard to force. Lets understand the complexities of theory and simplicities of powerful lyrics.

About Scott

Music fuels the soul!! Let's get learning and having fun. I play upright bass, electric bass, guitar, piano, drums, and sing. I also compose original songs and Jazz music. I am currently completing my Master's at Manhattan School of Music. In NYC I have played at Smoke Jazz club and have done many p

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Midi
Very easy going, relaxed, patient guy to learn with. I am glad to learn stuff with him, looking forward to learn more!!!
Ramon L.
Quiet and patient. It looks like it will be better everyday.
Phillip Hsieh
Great instructor, very patient and knowledgable, Perfect for beginning players. Very chill, enjoyable experience.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Brewster, NY

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Brewster is $60. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $60 per hour.
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"Any time I've needed guitar help with songwriting, Garrett has always come in with something and we've come up with some pretty good songs. I'd recommend him to anyone!"
Faith
Took Songwriting lessons from Garrett M.
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"It was a good lesson."
BarBara
Took Songwriting lessons from Randy L.
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"whatzzzzz up, seth, you are the Beethoven of this millenia."
Jonathan
Took Songwriting lessons from Seth D.
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"My writing was sub-par, to say the least. Margo helped me to paint a vivid picture with my words, and also create melodies to best express them. Now, I consult her every time I have a song or poem to write!"
Caitlin
Took Songwriting lessons from Margo L.
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"Indigo is a fabulous and diverse teacher! I've been taking lessons with her for about 9 months. Although my lessons are "officially" for songwriting, we divide our time among that, guitar technique, and music theory. I've experienced so much progress and fun in several areas, and I attribute that to Indigo's teaching and guidance. I even wrote and produced my first solo song! Don't miss the chance to work with a great musician and teacher!"
Jeff
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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"Tony is a great songwriting teacher! His lesson plans are extremely organized, easy to understand, and very engaging. He is very creative and great at explaining and simplifying the fundamental aspects of songs with detailed examples."
Rin
Took Songwriting lessons from Tony N.
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"Fawn is my favorite music teacher. There have been real problems with the attendance of other teachers but come rain or shine Fawn is there. In 4 years I have learned more about music - piano, songwriting and voice than through any other teacher. She has a professional, enthusiastic and kind manner and I wholeheartedly recommend her."
Mike
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Wonderful Teacher!

Hi I am Matt Ellis and I have been taking lessons with Kimberly for about 5 months.My singing ability has improved incredibly.When you sit in on a lessons with Kimberly she analyzes your voice very carefully and matches exercises to what she thinks is best for you.Personally I have had trouble with sustaining my voice for long periods of time due to vocal damage.I noticed right away after my first couple of lessons my voice just seemed healthier and in better shape with the exercises we did.Now my voice sustains better than ever!With a larger range and I now have a ear for Harmony as well. I would suggest Kimberly to anyone who wants to improve there voice and learn in a very comfortable environment.Within the first 10 minutes of my first lesson I was totally comfortable to just let loose and sing!Without being worried about my tone because she creates a very safe atmosphere for improvement.So If your looking for great lessons and a great teacher GO TO KIMBERLEY!"
matt
Took Songwriting lessons from Kimberly C.
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"Indigo is an awesome teacher!"
Geoff
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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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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