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Rob L.

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Songwriting
Starting at $30
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  • B.A. from University of Florida
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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I am professional songwriter, and songwriting consultant for a living. Let me show you all I know !

About Rob

Hey Everyone! I’m Rob! I’m a progressional songwriter and guitar instructor with over 15 years of teaching experience. I studied writing and received my B.A. at the University of Florida and received a Certificate with a concentration in Songwriting and Performance at Berklee College of Music i

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June 30, 2016
Johann
I met Robby in college and he was a really good guitar player. I wanted to learn from him as much as I could. He actually took the time to set me up with lessons and gave me very specific stuff to practice. He would check in with me every couple weeks and see if I had any questions and how I was doing. I moved and had to stop lessons for a year or two. A few years later I called him and asked to get together for a couple lessons. He was blown away at how much I improved and was so genuinely happy for me. We still talk every week and if I ever have a guitar question I call him. He's my friend, and he's gonna be a famous guitar player some day.
June 30, 2016
Mike
I started learning from Rob 5 years ago. I didn't think he'd want to spend time teaching me because I didn't know anything about guitar and he was so good. I was so wrong! Since our first lesson, he treated me like a friend, and 5 years later and we are great friends. I started off being able to play a couple notes, and now I can pay solos and songs and learn just about anything I want! Thanks Rob! Take Lessons from this guy! He's the Best!
January 21, 2015
Stephen A.
My brother told me he found this great guitar teacher, and I was skeptical because he has been playing guitar for a long time and has never really sounded good. Two weeks after he mentioned him, all of the sudden he didn't suck any more. He was actually kinda good. So I tried a lesson with him and Wow! Within my first lesson I was already able to play a song! I can't afford lessons since I'm in school right now, but my brother still takes lessons with him. Even though I no longer take lessons with him I still call Rob and ask him questions about guitar all of the time, and he always makes time for me. I don't know where my brother or I would be without him. Great Teacher. Great Friend.
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Omar W.

(54)
Songwriting
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Punjabi, Spanish, English, Hindi, Urdu
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Omar W.

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Do you want to develop as a songwriter? I can show you techniques used by the pros to create dynamic song structures and amazing lyrics. I specialize in songwriting as it relates to the guitar. So if you want to advance your chord vocabulary or become a better guitarist in the process this is the class for you.

About Omar

My passion is sharing music with people. I love to answer questions and learn things I don't know, I know a good amount about guitar repair, improvised instrument building, how to buy a good instrument and not spend to much, and I have a vast knowledge of obscure instruments, and audio producti

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November 23, 2019
Poonam S.
Omar is great! Super knowledgeable and informed, and friendly! would definitely recommend!
August 25, 2019
Joseph
I loved my lessons with Omar! He's very knowledgable, and not just about the instrument but music in general. He worked with me for about 7 months to help achieve my goal of learning to improvise on the bass guitar. Omar is very easy to talk to and very funny. He knew how to take complicated music theory and really break it down so that I could understand it better. I left each lesson with an assignment, a technique or a song to practice what we learned in that week's lesson.

I feel very comfortable with being able to be at a jam session and play along with the rest of the group. He taught me how to come up with licks using factorials, how to create a solo using modes and adding some flavor to the solos with techniques such as pop and slap or changing the tempo.

Thank you, Omar, for being such a great teacher! I feel much more confident in myself as a bass player because of the time you spent with me and all of the knowledge you departed onto me. I am very appreciative of you for that - thanks again!
August 16, 2019
JT
Omar is just the best. Even when I've not practiced as much as I should between lessons I always make sure to go, because he always has so much to teach and I always leave feeling uplifted and excited about music. Omar never makes you feel stupid for asking "stupid" questions, and incorporates a range of methods to make the lessons meaningful. I never thought I'd be able to improvise a blues riff after just a few lessons with him playing backup drums! Omar thinks outside the box and is so adaptable to your needs. He showed me a "bass" he made out of a cast-off guitar with weed-whacker filament as strings for a client with very limited hand motion. Book a lesson with Omar; you won't regret it!
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Phil C.

(24)
Songwriting
Starting at $150
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Presidential Scholarship from Columbia College Chicago
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Phil C.

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Songwriting is tricky. There are formulas one can use, but do they work for your specific needs? What about the dreaded writer's block? What if you've never written a song? What do you do if you can't finish a song you've started? How do you keep from getting too repetitive in your style? All of these questions and more have valid and applicable answers and exercises. I can teach the standard songwriting structure, but I do more than that. I help you find your true creative style. We'll discover your favorite and most effective uses of words and melody. You have a creative voice that is truly unique. Now let's help you use it.

About Phil

I've taught both privately and in the classroom (in schools from Pre-K to college, and through workshops), and have been a working musician and teacher for more than 25 years. I have a degree in music from Columbia College Chicago (Summa Cum Laude). My students have included everyone from absolute

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December 5, 2019
Ben B.
Phil is very personable in his approach. He is also very knowledgeable and throughout in his explanations regarding the topics we are working on and I'm very happy to be working with him.
February 7, 2019
Glenn F.
1st meeting/lesson went well....Looking forward to future lessons.
January 9, 2019
Reenee H.
Just my first lesson but I enjoyed it and feel like I am learning the basics well.

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Lucas R.

(7)
Songwriting
Starting at $20
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Finance from University of Maine - Orono
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I have an EP out and also I am on soundcloud at soundcloud.com/lucasroyofficial/ ... Check me out!

About Lucas

Hi guys! My name is Lucas (or Luke, whichever!). I'm a very strong acoustic guitar player but i can teach you pretty much anything you'd like to know on the electric. I've been performing for 5 years at various restaurants and bars. I'm originally from Maine, but i moved here in the beginning of

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January 18, 2017
Cade -.
Great first lesson
September 30, 2016
Cathy
Patient, deep understanding and passion of music which makes him such a good teacher. He's great and lots of fun to work with!
September 29, 2016
Sarbear
Lucas is such a great teacher. I knew absolutely nothing about guitar and he taught me so much!! Thank you Lucas you are wonderful :)
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David C.

(29)
Songwriting
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio

  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Best Original Music Score from Animadness 2006 Film Festival
  • Bachelors of Music from Cornish College of the Arts
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With a masters degree in music composition and production, I can teach about nearly any aspect of composition, including arrangement, production, recording, formal structure, counterpoint, orchestration, notation, and more. From beginner to advanced.

Whether you just want to get better at your own song writing, or you want to write the next great symphony, I can accommodate you. I can help teach you how to write it, how to arrange it, how to orchestrate it, and how to record it at industry broadcast standard.

About David

Hello! My name is David, and I am a music teacher of many different subjects. These include guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, recording, music theory, production, composition and film music composition. All styles, and all ages. Classical, Rock, Alternative, Slide Guitar, Blues, Jazz, and more!

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December 5, 2019
Albert Cerrato
Well I’m 76 years old and took guitar lessons and piano lessons years ago and kind of faded away but Always a music lover. And now I need a guitar which they said they would tell me where to buy one I’m looking forward to this very professional operation. I am impressed.
September 26, 2019
Jennifer & Sarah G.
I actually feel I got somewhere on the first lesson. He starts by teaching a song. Love it.
April 26, 2019
Jordan Waits
Awesome lesson very knowledgeable and fun to be around
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Kelly P.

(7)
Songwriting
Starting at $45
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio

  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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I have worked with some of the most critically acclaimed and respected songwriters of our time (including David Byrne, Chris Martin, Weird Al Yankovic, Zach Condon, Annie Clark and others) in addition to my own songwriting (Bright Moments).

About Kelly

After graduating from the University of Kentucky with a degree in music, I moved to New York where I lived for 11 years. I have been a professional multi-instrumentalist since then and a member of many bands including Beirut and Arcade Fire. I have also performed and/or recorded with many others in

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January 19, 2016
Jesse K.
Kelly was very positive and reinforced great performance and gently corrected and looked for areas of improvement
November 16, 2015
Em
Great first lesson!
September 1, 2015
James D.
Kelly has a great teaching technique - really knows how to engage my son (13) and keeps him excited about coming back.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Lansing, NY

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Lansing is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $35 and $300 per hour.
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$41 average
45 min
$55 average
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"Mimi is a very patient, compassionate, instructive, and inspirational teacher, and I am learning a lot about songwriting from her. Definitely several points above average!:)"
- Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Mimi D.
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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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"Cameron has a wonderful gift for song writing, and really enjoys passing on the lessons he's learned in his many years of writing music and lyrics. He can work with any level, beginner to adult, especially those interested in playing guitar and singing. You'll really enjoy his easy going teaching style and sense of humor. Cameron will be a great choice for you as a teacher whether you're looking for someone to get you started with songwriting, or if you're looking for some feedback about original songs you've already begun. Kathy"
- Kathy
Took Songwriting lessons from Cameron J.
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"Chrissy is very helpful and informative and creative and supportive, with much positive feedback for my songs. She brings out the best in me and gives me much hope and inspiration. Definitely several points above average!"
- Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Chrissy S.
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"I have worked on songwriting with Colin for years and he is a very versatile and skilled songwriter. He does a great job helping you find the style you want to write in and fill in the holes in your skill-set. Definitely would recommend!"
- Jaxon
Took Songwriting lessons from Colin H.
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"Danielle is one of the most connected, in tune, emotionally intelligent individuals I've ever met. A truly gifted teacher and artist, she is the whole package! Absolutely priceless experience, would highly recommend these lessons to anyone looking to find his/her voice."
- Kara
Took Songwriting lessons from Danielle L.
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"Fawn is an incredible songwriter and coach! She has turned my mediocre songs into hits and I have placed several on television shows since she helped me make them better. Every lesson I learn something new and feel empowered and like I'm finally headed in the right direction. You will learn so much about yourself when you take lessons with her. She is a true blessing."
- Bobbie B.
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Dan is really good and creative teacher! I had fun lesson with him!"
- Xi
Took Songwriting lessons from Dan B.
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"Kelly keeps my 12 daughter energized about song writing!"
- Saher
Took Songwriting lessons from Kelly A.
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"I write contemporary Christian and inspirational music. Mimi was great and helped me with my song melody's and structure. She was very encouraging, and knowledgeable. Showed me how to change the melody in the bridge to make my song stronger. I am pitching songs to have them recorded by Christian artist. I think one of the songs we worked on has good chance of being recorded. Thank you Mimi. Will come back for more sessions."
- David
Took Songwriting lessons from Mimi D.
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