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Rhys T.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $64
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rhys T.

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Songwriting is a wonderful journey of accessing personal ideas and emotions to express them through music and share them with a listener. As an active MIMA Teaching Artist and the NYC Regional Director of music education nonprofit, MIMA Music, I taught and developed the curriculum of a highly innovative approach to group collaborative songwriting. The method includes four steps (Inspire, Transform, Create, Celebrate) to guide a student through the process of effortlessly generating original material and transforming it into a complete whole. In private lessons, I will help the student create a list of songs that inspire them the most, and we will take inspiration from those songwriters' style to inform the students' personal aesthetic.

About Rhys

I am a trumpeter, vocalist, composer, and music educator, committed to using a fun and individualized approach to guide each of my private students on their path of musical discovery and success, according to their passion and personal vision. My approach to private lessons is informed by a var

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AMAZING. Thoughtful, attentive, caring and thinks outside the bubble to really work with you. Amazing musician too. Beautiful beautiful music....

Emily P.

13 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Emily P.

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Whether it's folk music, jazz, or anything in between, I think it's important for performers to participate in writing music. I compose for my own projects as well as some bands I am a member of, and I would love to help you get started!

About Emily

Woodwind instrumentalist Emily performs regularly in a range of styles including classical, jazz, rock, funk, Afrobeat, Third Stream, and musical theater. Emily holds her M.M. in Multiple Woodwind Performance from The Boston Conservatory with concentrations in saxophone, clarinet, and flute perform

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Peter F.
A great first lesson. Hoping it continues.
Lucia F.
Emily is warm, energetic, very professional and talented.
We love her!!
Cassel
My daughter had the most wonderful first lesson I could have hoped for! Thank you for making her education enjoyable.. it already left her wanting to come back !
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Keith D.

22 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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Maggie B.
Very quickly assessed my skill level and began putting together a curriculum tailored to my skill level. I can't wait until our next lesson!
Tiffany
Wow! I adore Keith. He’s so patient & knowledgeable. The lessons are constructed according to the students pace. I’ve learned more in just 2 lessons with him than I did with weeks of online courses. Would definitely recommend!
Svetlana
I didn’t have any musical background but always wanted to try. And I got so lucky to met Keith. He is very encouraging and scrupulous teacher. We have piano and singing lessons, he offers me to practice songs and melodies that I like but makes sure that I get all the basics right. And the best part is that he loves playing and teaching music, which creates a great atmosphere in the class

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Taylor A.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Taylor A.

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Whether a beginner or an advanced musician, I love working with students of any age and skill level. I tailor each lesson to specifically fit the student’s skills and interests, making sure that they are not only progressing but enjoying the process of making music. 

About Taylor

2021 UPDATE: Due to the current pandemic, all lessons are currently online. I am still continuing with lessons and accepting new students, just online only. Thank you for your flexibility! About: I'm a video game composer who loves working with students of any age and skill level, whether they

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Ronald M.
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great lesson!
Ashton M.
I just finished my third lesson with Taylor. We are doing piano / digital music production hybrid course, but we are starting with learning to read sheet music as we both agree it will be a very useful skill to have down the line when I start doing my own compositions...even if my focus is digital production.

She is a fantastic teacher, explains concepts clearly, and is patient with my slow learning curve. She also very professionally handles student progress notes, and always emails copies of all relevant notes on each lesson for easy review and practice.

I'm very pleased to have started my journey into the world of music with her as my guide. Five stars.
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Lisa A.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BA Vocal Music Education from Capital University
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded Honored Lifetime Member from Wellington Who's Who of Executive and Professionals
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Lisa A.

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I am well known for both my ability to arrange songs for specific needs/players as well as for my composition. I will teach you how to develop melodies, chords and lyrics.

About Lisa

Lisa Abrams has a Vocal Music Education Degree from Capital University, Columbus, Ohio. She graduated in 1997 and has been teaching professionally, both in schools and privately, since that time. She has taught General Music grades K-8 in the Parochial School System. She has been the Music Dir

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Denis D.
Got more than was expected. A+
Tyler
My lessons are great! She is incredibly knowledgeable in both experience, and the literature aspect of the piano instrument and I plan on keeping my lessons with her as long as I can.
Lorraine D.
going to be a lot of fun starting me out right where I want to be
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Jennifer V.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Jennifer V.

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Work in different writing formats

About Jennifer

Lehman College, Bachelors of Fine Arts, Graduate! I am a Musical Theatre Performer. I perform all the time and believe that learning new and different techniques including warm-ups are of importance when it comes to the art of performing. I teach singing, acting and other subjects too, check them o

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Marcia
I am learning to speak Spanish with Jennifer. She’s so patient and very thorough. She ensures understanding of the material before moving on. Even her tests are fun. Not only is she a wonderful teacher, she’s very caring and kind. I look forward to my classes. 100% recommend!
Ànya-Rose H.
She made our 1st experience amazing! We will sign up with Jennifer again. She is very talented, takes her time with our daughter. We couldn’t have asked for a better voice coach and actor.
Jose Piedra
Great experience, very patient and informative.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Irvington, NY

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Irvington is $70. 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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$55 average
60 min
$70 average

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"I have been taking lessons with Jimmy for years now for music theory, acoustic guitar, singing, recording, and now songwriting. Its awesome to have all those options in one place. Jimmy has a lot of experience when it comes to writing songs and it shows in the way he teaches. He always shows excitement towards the new songs I bring to him, and encourages me to keep writing. He has taught me how easy it can be to create songs, while taking what he has taught me with music theory to push the song to the next level. The best part is when I decide I like a song, he has the ability to record it for me in his studio. This process of recording and listening to what you have created is invaluable. I always look forward to lessons with Jimmy and highly recommend him."
Doug
Took Songwriting lessons from James R.
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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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"Melaena is an amazing teacher! She is patient, encouraging, and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. I really enjoyed sitting through her songwriting lesson. She was well organized and had exercises to go through that were challenging and fun. I can definitely see myself improving as a songwriter with more lessons with her."
Victor
Took Songwriting lessons from Malena K.
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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’s really fun and you’re surrounded by people who want the best for you. It’s a great environment!"
Kayla
Took Songwriting lessons from Janeen F.
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"Aleksis was a great teacher. I highly recommend him."
Sienna
Took Songwriting lessons from Aleksis B.
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"I've been learning songwriting and music theory from David and it couldn't be any better. He's very professional and personable, and he makes sure to work with you, not above you. He shows a genuine enthusiasm for his students' musical interests and formulates instruction around them. David encourages questions, which creates a comfortable and effective teacher-student interaction. Between my weekly lessons, I find myself impatiently counting down the days until my next scheduled lesson. While the genre of songwriting that I've been working on with David's guidance has been contemporary Christian, I'm sure that he would be an effective teacher in any genre, whether the student were writing songs or playing them."
Martin
Took Songwriting lessons from David M.
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"Great energy, really hit it off with my child."
Lila
Took Songwriting lessons from Francesca V.
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"Jessica is great: she is knowledgeable, flexible, and super helpful! I liked my classes with her a lot!"
Jessica
Took Songwriting lessons from Jessica R.
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"In the course of a few lessons with Gfire, I (with coaching) wrote a song that I felt pretty good about. I've written a few songs before and had learned the basics, but I enjoyed learning her method (which, in a phrase, would have to be "keep going") and I plan to use it to see if it'll help with my productivity. Gfire was always very upbeat and positive without being phony, encouraging without being demanding, so the lessons were always enjoyable. I would recommend her."
Jim
Took Songwriting lessons from Gfire
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