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Matthew K.

26 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew K.

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Students can expect to discover or re-discover their love for music and and their own natural musical inclinations. Many students report an increased sense of joy and possibility in their own lives. Curriculum depends on level of student, but is focused on being able to write songs, develop comfort and ease in playing style, and accessing creativity and originality in approach. After 3 to 6 months working with me, most students can feel comfortable calling themselves a songwriter!

About Matthew

I have been playing professionally for over 30 years and have taught for over 10. I am proficient on keyboards, guitar, bass, ukelele, as well as lead and harmony vocals and songwriting. My focus is on developing your musical intuition through ear training, and accessing the music within. I have a

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Paul
I had a one off single lesson with Matthew, I was only in New York for a couple days and was lucky enough to get a sing writing session with him. He gave some great insight and valid techniques towards song writing. He was easy going and very friendly. Would certainly recommend.
Sami
Matt is an awesome instructor. Unlike a traditional guitar teacher, Matt understands what his students want to play, making lessons much more interesting and making practicing much easier. I've had a few lessons with Matt and have learned more in those lessons that I could have ever learned by myself. Highly recommend.
Diana
Just had my first piano lesson with Matthew today. He is a truly great artist and instructor who will teach you not just about the playing technique but about the music theory/history behind it. Would definitely recommend!
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Christiaan S.

28 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $125
  • Speaks French, Italian, German, Russian, Yiddish, German Latin, Italian Latin, Czech
  • Awarded Nora Sands Award from Orpheus Vocal Competition
  • BM - Voice Performance from University of Wisconsin-Madison
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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's students have sung at Madison Square Garden and Columbia University, and secured admittance to Master's degrees at NYU and London's Royal Central School. Christiaan's teaching style blends the joy and play of music with discipline through exercises, physiology, Alexander Technique, tex

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George D.
WOW! Seriously, he's that good.

Before I started my lessons with Christiaan I would blow my voice out during extended singing sessions and knew I needed to find a vocal coach with the expertise to help me to prevent permanent damage. He quickly identified my strengths and weaknesses and gave me many tools and techniques I never even thought I'd be capable of.

Christiaan has an amazing teaching style and always brings positive energy to each lesson. He knows how to offer constructive criticism in a gentle way that makes you excited to want to do better.

I'm much more motivated and confident as a singer-songwriter as a result of these lessons and I can't thank him enough for bringing that element to my life.
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.

Nikia L.

5 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nikia L.

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I am a vocalist and that plays an important role in songwriting. We want words to shape our meaning to the content and fit right into the rhythm of a song.

About Nikia

I have a bachelor's in Biology from the City University. My talents excel from the performing arts to knitting. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions. Even small questions can make a change in your grade. Sometimes we need to ask our selves where our direction is in life and there

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Yvonne L.
Nikia is very patient and helpful! I enjoy my class with her every time :)
Cathal B.
Awesome lesson. Very helpful and smart lady thanks
Jhoniliegh P.
Good first lesson

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Zack D.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Music Education from University of Kentucky
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Zack D.

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I can teach you everything from writing cool chord progressions to implementing advanced composition tactics, such as voice leading and modulation. I've written professionally for video games, film, musical theater, commercials, and even promotional trailers! I can elevate your music to sound unique, well still remaining true to you! Check out my site for a better understanding of what you'll learn how to do:

Contact me to today to start your own composition journey!

About Zack

I am a professional composer for video games and film! I created the company, Moving Dimensions, in 2014 and have been producing and writing music for my own video games ever since. I've been writing music ever since I was old enough to hold a pencil. After 19 years of perfecting my craft, I wan

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Edwin B.
Zack has identified where I need to work on in identifying chords.
Aren N.
Great first lesson
Jeremy L.
Zack is great! Our 8 yr old daughter loves her lessons and is learning quickly. Highly recommended.
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Dan B.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Awarded 2nd prize in composition, honorable mention in songwriting contest from 1. Rubin Academy Jerusalem, 2. The Billboard international contest
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Dan B.

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I have written many songs, one of them got an honorable mention
at the billboard international song contest, another is the theme song
of the movie "Falling Star" (AKA "Goyband") starring (and singing) the magnificent Adam Pascal.

About Dan

Dan, a multi faceted musician, composer and educator active in the tri-state area since 1994. Dan's eclectic education, upbringing and fields of interest render him one of the unique voices in the dynamic field of current music education. In an era where old boundaries are breaking and a growing m

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Courtland A.
Dan was an awesome instructor - even after our first lesson I came away with a ton of actionable ways to practice and improve my playing.
Jack B.
I started my mission to learn how to play piano with zero prior knowledge or experience with Dan and I could not be more happy with my results thus far. Dan is an expert piano player there is no question about that. But more impressive is his ability to teach, having no prior exposure to piano lessons Dan was extremely helpful in introducing me to new topics and ideas that have helped me to improve as a piano player. He works based off of your own goals and is dedicated to teaching what you want to learn as well as what is necessary to learn in order to meet your goals. He is very flexible in scheduling lessons which is huge for me having a job who's schedule changes regularly. I will continue to take lessons from Dan in the future and highly recommend from my experience for anyone just getting into piano although I know he works with much more talented and experienced students as well.
Xi L.
Dan is really good and creative teacher! I had fun lesson with him!
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Jon M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Music Composition from Adams State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jon M.

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For songwriting, it is best if you have basic knowledge of music first (note names, note durations, chords).

From there, I will help you create your own songs, teaching you how to create melodies and harmonies, verses and choruses (lyrics and music), and how to make these "basic" components your own.

We will move at the pace that works best for you and your songs.

Thank you for your consideration and I look forward to hearing from you!

About Jon

Hi! I'm Jon. I've been playing piano, studying and writing music for 19 years and have a B.A. in music composition. My background in music is in both classical music and progressive rock. I have 2 solo instrumental albums, have written music for several freelance projects, and have had the oppor

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Scarsdale, NY

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Scarsdale is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $276 per hour.
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"great lesson. Excellent instructor"
David
Took Songwriting lessons from Josh L.
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"Working with Fawn on my songs the past 3 years has been a complete blessing. What used to be disorganized thoughts have been turned into lyrics and songs. I never thought I'd see the day when my songs would be ready to be recorded in a studio. Also, it's cool to be working with a coach who is current. (She just won for the Great America Song Contest last month). With all the awards she has won and career success she's had, she is still humble and really cares about her students progress and own careers. I love working with her and look forward to continuing."
Ashley J
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"As a fellow TakeLessons instructor, I am so grateful for the opportunity to be coached by Rosita. She is clearly knowledgable, candid, inspiring, and prepared. She also can run ZOOM like a champ which makes the lesson more valuable per minute! I will leave more reviews as my experience with her unfolds!"
Gregory Bruce Campbell
Took Songwriting lessons from Rosita R.
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"I learned alot on the first hour lesson. Stephen made it easy for me to grasp the basic fundamental of song writting."
Nelson
Took Songwriting lessons from Stephen H.
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"Really loving my songwriting classes with Prophet. He's an excellent teacher in a very natural way. He inspires creative expression. I feel lucky to be learning from him."
Diane
Took Songwriting lessons from Prophet C.
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"It was a good lesson."
BarBara
Took Songwriting lessons from Randy L.
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"things are going well.....Will is a very helpfull and agreeable teacher....am considering more lessons in the future....but i don't like this company's auto renewing me for lessons...but...that ain't Wills fault....i look forward to seeing his Studio in Action!.....that's the next lesson....."
Alan
Took Songwriting lessons from Will F.
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"I love to write but then writing music seemed out of the ordinary. Well.... not any more! Thanks!"
Georgia
Took Songwriting lessons from James W.
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"I didn't really know what to expect from songwriting lessons but Adam is very flexible with his teaching, knowledgeable, and responsive. He gives you the tools you need to pursue any path you choose and to feel good about what you're achieving. Adam is very nonjudgmental and just loves music. Thanks to him I've come very far in a short amount of time."
Danielle
Took Songwriting lessons from Adam K.
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"I only got to take lessons from Marc for a couple of months in the summer of 2016 (I had to move away for work), but he is hands down the best music teacher I've ever encountered. It's a year and a half later and I'm still benefitting from his tutelage. From beginner to advanced, you've found the right guy for the job."
Chris
Took Songwriting lessons from Marc M.
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