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Kris S.

7 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor's of Arts in Music and Psychology from University of Connecticut
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Kris S.

7 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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Diane
Lessons are nicely structured and individually tailored. I wanted to learn more about music theory for songwriting and this has been a great experience so far.
Caleb
I had an excellent experience with Kris. He challenged me but also understood my specific circumstances and pace. He was flexible with scheduling and helped me greatly improve my piano playing in a short amount of time. We worked on arranged music and songwriting. I’d recommend Kris for all levels!
Margaret Ford
Kris is welcoming and encouraging. He knows a lot and seems to be able to explain it in a way I can understand.

Chris O.

1 Review
New Hyde Park, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Performance and Music Theory from N/A - Professional Musician since I was 17
  • Teaching since 1996
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Chris O.

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I have been composing, performing and teaching for over 20 years. In that time I have learned that each student learns in their own way and as such my lessons are designed for each particular student.
Whether they are young or old my students always get a personalized experience that is both educational and fun.

About Chris

*Serving Eastern Queens and Western Nassau County* My passion for music started when I was 10 years old and began taking lessons at that age and I haven't stopped since. I have been a professional musician and songwriter for over 20 years and began teaching private students in Eastern Queens and

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Rob
Chris is flat out the coolest and best guitar teacher I have. He’s patient and kind and very professional but also fun.
I tried other teachers and yeah they taught me a few chords or a few songs and that’s great but I wanted to actually learn not only how to play but WHAT to play and WHY.
Of course he can teach songs and it’s always fun but his knowledge of theory and scales and all the different variances is what helped take my playing to a whole other level.
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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
  • BM - Voice Performance from University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Teaching since 2005
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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 is a multi-talented performer in theater, opera, and pop music. He played Gaston in the Broadway tour of Beauty and the Beast. Something of a bad boy, he was kicked out of Opera School for singing jazz, yet he went on to earn three music degrees, and work with opera legend Marilyn Horne

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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.
Daniel
I was blown away by his knowledge and assessment of the skills I should prioritize. My mind was blown several times. Excellent pedagogy and very personable!

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Indigo S.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Indigo S.

43 Reviews
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Find yourself through songwriting! Lessons cover everything from the basics of form, content and structure and tools to finding your own unique voice, to performance techniques and how to book your own gigs, record, tour, get press, and establish an online presence.

About Indigo

Indigo has been working in the performing arts since she was biting ankles, first as a dancer and vocalist, and later as a guitarist. She's composed music for and/or sung dozens of international television commercials, spots on Law and Order and songs in Films premiered at the Tribeca Film Festiva

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Erica
My daughter absolutely loves her time learning to sing with India! India is easy for my daughter to communicate with and she learns valuable skills each time she has a lesson! The music lessons are something to look forward to each week!
Jamie C.
Indigo has really welcomed me into the mucosal works wholeheartedly! As a beginning guitarist, she knows exactly how to pace my growth and installs the learning blocks, I as a musicians can progress on in my own time.
Being a beginner can be scary and maybe frustrating, but working with Indigo has helped me overcome such challenges!
Andre
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Aashray H.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aashray H.

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Songwriting is a very personal aspect of musical training, and its my goal to understand each student and their musical vision and background to better tailor their education. I want to allow each student to not only able to improve themselves as musicians and writers, but also improve the way they learn and study. The dedication and work ethic are part of being a successful songwriter, and the ability to work well with other creative perspectives plays a huge part.

About Aashray

I am a professional pianist/keyboardist, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology with a Bachelors of Arts in Music & Technology and am pursuing my MFA as a Performer-Composer at CalArts in Valencia, CA. With my diverse background in both the technical

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Kavi
Amazing knowledge and unique vision when it comes to arrangement and composition in many genres.

David S.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1996
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playin

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Brendan
I had to switch the lesson to in-home roughly 3 hours before the scheduled lesson. David was great and accommodating. He gave me a crash course on scales, which I didn't know anything about, and explained them so that I actually started to understand.
Samantha Gordon
My first lesson with David was excellent! He is very patient and knowledgeable. I now have extremely high expectations for learning to play the guitar. I highly recommend him. He gave me a thorough explanation about how guitars are made made, the parts, we tuned the guitar and I am ready to groove!
John B.
Feeling very confidant with my choice in instructor!

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in East Elmhurst, NY

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in East Elmhurst 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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"best teacher someone could ask for, don’t know what i would do without her, perfect for everyone, everywhere."
- kaylee
Took Songwriting lessons from Janeen F.
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"Jan is very professional."
- jim and leah
Took Songwriting lessons from Jan 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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"Eric explained everything really well so that I was able to understand and take my playing to the next level. I know understand why chords are formed certain ways and how to easily make variations of the chords"
- Walter
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric B.
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"Mimi is very patient and knowledgeable and informative. She is a true inspiration for my songwriting. Definitely several points above average!"
- Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Mimi D.
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"Kyle is very knowledgeable, informative, patient, and creative in his teaching style. I am learning a lot about how to write good songs, and my self-confidence with this is improving. And I am just a beginning songwriter! Definitely several points above average."
- Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Kyle K.
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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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"Stephen has definitely provided me an insightful way of analyzing songs and for writing my own music myself. He is really helpful and gives you many eye opening advices and tools that encourage you to develop your artistry. Furthermore, he provides a friendly and non judegemental atmosphere, which is essential for a student. I totally recommend him."
- Alexis
Took Songwriting lessons from Stephen H.
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"Eric is great! We’ve worked on several songs together. I would write a basic version of the song and he’d help me put it together him being the producer. He knows the audio engineering side as well as the songwriting side and he’s coached me when I’ve done vocals in his studio. Very accommodating and good dude."
- Jonathan
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric J.
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"Amazing teacher

I have been working with Jan for about four weeks now, and already, I'm changing the direction in which I am chasing my dreams. The fact that she is experienced in every genre of acting, songwriting, music production, and singing, makes her the best possible teacher to receive lessons from. She is the type of teacher that doesn't care about going over the time limit just to further explain something, listen to what you have to say or to give more direction. She has written her own book on songwriting called, "Once More With Feeling" where she explains everything in great detail, step by step. Anything you want to work on, she will be right behind you all the way. I had so many doubts about taking an online course in singing for many reasons, but I was SO WRONG. Instead of getting a decent teacher that you can work with face to face in your area, get the BEST teacher and work with her in the convenience of your own home. It's worth it, plus cheaper! She is to say the least, phenomenal, I am already seeing results and I only just had my fourth lesson. She has a reputation for making artists' celebrity status, with just a little drive and persistence you could have a worthwhile time learning with Jan."
- Alexander
Took Songwriting lessons from Jan L.
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