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John R.

2 Reviews
Pelham, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Phd in Ethnomusicology from NYU
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John R.

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About John

*** Travel Equipment *** I do not provide any equipment. I expect my students to have their own instruments, amplifiers and music. *** Specialties *** I am proficient in all guitar styles including blues, jazz, rock, folk and classical. I have a PhD in music and have been a professional music

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Janie ..
John was so great ! He showed everything i asked for & some extra chord and strumming techniques
Barb S.
John is a wonderful teacher extremely patient.
I highly recommend him
Dina
John was great

David R.

17 Reviews
Brewster, NY
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Most Improved Studio Composition Student, Purchase College April 1997, from Purchase College
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
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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 thei

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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

Jason J.

10 Reviews
Valhalla, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2003
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Jason J.

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About Jason

Jason received his Bachelor of Music from UMKC Music Conservatory and went on to receive his Masters Degree in Music Performance at the Rudi E Scheidt School of Music where he studied with Lily Afshar. Jason has won several competitions including the "Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Competition" and h

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Mike J.
Great experience. Just 3 lessons and feel I am on the right path with Jason.
John Aldrich
Great first lesson. Can't wait for more
ralph H.
Very knowledgeable, easy to talk to. He has helped me with my technique, hand positioning which is very important with classical guitar. I highly recommend Jason.

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Jeff P.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
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Jeff P.

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I started writing songs the first year I started playing guitar. When I was 14 in 1991. I can guide you in your own song writing experience. And give you an idea of how most songs are put together and how to change things up to create your own style of writing.

About Jeff

Hi my names Jeff. I grew up in Agoura Hills ,a suburb near Calabasas in LA. I went to high school with quite a few famous musicians including the guys from Incubus, Hoobastank and Mike from Linkin Park. So we had our own little music scene happening in that area of LA county. We would play gigs and

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Lee
Jeff is amazing on the guitar. With many years of playing he’s taken his music to another level. I have learned so much from him and learning fast as he makes it so easy. Thank you Jeff, you are the best
Belinda
Jeff Pierce is friendly, knowledgeable & highly experienced. His program appears to dutifully cover all the bases, adding structure & guidance with a touch of motivational inspiration. A very positive & friendly learning environment!
Dave
Jeff is such a cool down to earth individual. He makes you feel very comfortable when learning how to play the guitar which I believe is very important as it can be a complex instrument. He is very skilled and knowledgeable about the guitar and I’m very happy to have him as a teacher. I’m loving the results so far as I can play along to some of my favorite songs.
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Mallory B.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Piano Performance from Riverton Music/Linda Huntsman Private Piano Academy
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mallory B.

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Have you always wanted to write a song but don't know how? Let me help you set up for success so that you can turn your musings into sonic goodies for others to hear and enjoy!!

About Mallory

My name is Mallory and I moved to Nashville from Los Angeles . I had a roster there of 55 private students of all ages and levels. I am immediately available and I have extensive experience instructing at summer camps, musical theatre, contemporary vocals, songwriting workshops etc. For Private Les

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Michael
Our first lesson with Mallory was wonderful. We were looking for a music coach for our 11 year old, who has interests in vocals, guitar, and writing pop songs. Mallory has skills in all these areas, and did a fantastic job listening to our son’s goals, dividing the 1st lesson into manageable chunks, and keeping things fun for a tween. And my son was blown away by Mallory’s fluency in pop music!!
Marti
Mallory is great- patient and explains things in a super easy way to understand and process.
Arya P.
She is incredibly passionate and patient with my 6 year old daughter. Wonderful communication skills. Very flexible and understanding with planning. The type of teacher that children really respond to.
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Michael I.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
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Michael I.

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I coach songwriting- helping writers develop concepts and complete their songs. Writers will learn song form and improve melody and lyric writing.

About Michael

Michael is an artist/songwriter with a broad background of experience from live performances and studio work across the US and Europe. He has sung for many labels, publishers, and on jingles. As a songwriter, he has songs recorded internationally by other artists and in film. He has a Bachelors

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Danny L.
I'v only had one lesson with Michael and so far. He's a super sweet guy and pin points exactly what you need work on. Would definitely recommend
John
I just recently finished 10, 45 min lessons with Michael. When I was searching for a voice coach, I was very lucky to find Michael. We hit it off right from the beginning. He gave me a great understanding of how the voice works. He took my voice to highs and lows that I had no idea that I was capable of reaching. He really took a big interest in the songs that I needed help with, and put me on track at my problem areas. I highly recommend Michael. He's a really great singer, and a really great voice coach/instructor... Thanks Michael!!!
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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Somers, NY

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Somers is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Fawn is always on top of her game as an amazing song writer. She is diligent in everything she sets out to do and always comes through for students, co-writers and producers. Whether you need a commercial jingle or a top-notch vocal for your latest trance song, Fawn is there to save the day! She applies this same integrity to her coaching. You are blessed if you get to study with Fawn!"
Nick W.
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Hannah's awesome! I contacted her mainly for songwriting feedback but also for guidance while applying and auditioning for BYU's commercial music program. She always went above and beyond in assisting me from songwriting, to voice lessons, to guidance with production and recording and navigating the local music scene. Hannah knows what she is talking about in both vocal and music techniques, as well as the business side of music. And even more important, she truly loves what she does and has a natural ability for teaching in a way that will help you grow immensely! If you are even slightly on the fence about taking lessons from her, don't be--you won't be disappointed!"
Nicole
Took Songwriting lessons from Hannah G.
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"I have been learning so much from Fawn! I can honestly say I have become a professional songwriter because of her guidance, talent and knowledge. I have had a few placements and I will keep training with Fawn to keep getting stronger as a lyricist and composer. Thanks Fawn!"
BWT
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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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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"Lorin helped me hone my songwriting skills immensely, by not only teaching but collaborating with me when necessary. It was refreshing to find someone who put his teachings into practical learning, where I could see the outcomes become apparent. He’s a nice dude, and is experienced equally across his fields. He guided me to making intelligent choices for equipment purchases, both instruments and pro audio gear. We first met while he was living in New York, and boy has he traveled since. I think living in so many different states, and being that well journeyed has given him good cultural depth to his work. Check out some of his own collabs with singers and musicians from all over the world...that really says it all."
Rob
Took Songwriting lessons from Lorin D.
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"Really enjoyed my first lesson with Prophet! Very talented artist and a great teacher! Thank you!"
Diane
Took Songwriting lessons from Prophet C.
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"I have been taking songwriting with James for 4 months now. I have learned so much in that time. I still continue to grow my songwriting skills with his lessons. I would recommend James if you’re looking for songwriting lessons."
Dave
Took Songwriting lessons from James R.
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"Eric is going to help ignite my ability to write music consistently and with less writer's block in between. He's straight forward with great tips. Looking forward to seeing how this all works out."
Tyler
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric J.
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"Fawn is original, passionate and a musical genius who makes learning fun

Fawn’s way of teaching is quite original, passionate and always to the point. She can make the most insecure person get out of their own way and become more secure. Working with her, I get a glimpse of genius in action. She really is a musical genius and I have been learning an incredible amount from her. My songs keep getting better under her training and guidance and I finally got a placement in a sitcom from her re-write. I look forward to watching my own abilities continue to grow and become stronger."
Donna
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Kristina is great! I learned many tips and a few tools so far and am looking forward to my next class with her!"
BJ
Took Songwriting lessons from Kristina B.
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