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Ian S.

39 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • B.A. Chinese from Rutgers University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ian S.

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I have extensive experience composing and writing, and have recorded 100 of my works. Let me teach you songwriting secrets and music theory so you can start creating your own music right away!

About Ian

A lifelong musician and songwriter, Ian S. has extensive experience teaching guitar and piano to students age 3 and up both as a private music instructor and as a staff music instructor at the Institute of Music for Children in New Jersey. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on p

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Hayati
Even it was my first lesson I can feel the progress and I am confident about achieving my goal. Thanks Ian!!
Xiaoqi
Ian is fantastic teacher. He was so patient with my toddler daughter. And when she became fuzzy during the class, Ian could be so creative to always come out with a way to calm her down and redirect her attention to other musical things. I would love him to be my daughter’s music teacher for as long as possible if I did not have to move.
laura R.
Ian is very knowledgeable and is great in explaining theory and great in demonstrating so you can understand.
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Michael I.

12 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music from Belmont University
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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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Jacqui T.
Michael helped me overcome a lot of my insecurities around singing. He made me feel comfortable every step of the way and also challenged me to explore my voice beyond what was possible before. He made me a better singer and a better person, truly. I am grateful for his dedication and compassionate spirit and every lesson I took with him was well worth it!
Jacqui T.
Michael is an incredible teacher. He has a wonderful and comforting spirit. Michael really took the time to get to know me as a person, my ambitions and capabilities. He is an extremely keen and knowledgeable teacher.
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
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Billy N.

13 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish
  • BFA Jazz Performance from CCNY
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Billy N.

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I've taught many singer songwriters and have written the music for songs of other people.

About Billy

Billy N. has played Jazz, Brazilian and Classical music in the NYC area for the last 20 years. He has actively taught both finger-style and pick guitar for the last 20 years. He was on staff at the American Institute of Guitar for 11 years. His book on Brazilian Guitar is published by Alfred Music

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Rolf T.
So far great - just started
Kay D.
Billy is a patient instructor who is perfect for a beginner with some musical knowledge. I feel like we accomplished quite a bit in one lesson and I am looking forward to advancing under his guidance! #totallyworthit
Flaminia D.
I have been taking lessons with Billy since January 2015. I am a total beginner and I really think I have made the best choice ever to pick him as my teacher. Billy is an experienced guitar teacher and a professional player that knows great techniques for beginners. He has been teaching me basics of guitar in a smart way, and at each lesson I feel I learn something new and at the same time I can clearly see how much progress I have made since our first lesson. He has also been teaching me how to read music and tabs which proofed to be extremely useful every time I want to learn a new song by myself. Highly recommended!

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Jason J.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • 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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Beata D.
Excellent
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
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Alicia N.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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Alicia N.

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Hi! I am Alicia and I have been a songwriter for over 20 years. I have a bachelor degree in Music Ministry with training in Worship Leadership and Songwriting. I’ve written over 500 songs through the years and find it to be my passion to teach others to write as well. My goals as your songwriting couch are to help you find your style by narrowing down your strengths and weaknesses when it comes to writing. Some students may be stronger in lyrical writing and some stronger in the melody and rhythm. We start with your strengths and desires on what you’d like to grow in and go from there. I believe anyone is able to write songs. And everyone can sing and has a voice that can influence at least one person but perhaps more! But it all starts in the beginning stages of growth behind the scenes, tackling the cohesion of strong lyrics, new and exciting melody hooks, unique rhythms and influential in the day we live in today! So whatever your goals are and whatever you are seeking help with, I

About Alicia

Hi I am Alicia! I have been doing music most of my life! Ever since I first picked up a guitar when I was 14 I barely ever put it down and started writing before I even knew how to play. I started with band in school playing the French horn in classical band and mellophone in Marching band. It gave

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Beverly
Alicia has been a great vocal coach. She is knowledgeable about music and always takes the time to explain why we do the exercises we do. She adapts lessons based on things that I told her I wanted to try. Then, she encourages me to keep going!
Jamey
Alicia has been giving my 8 year old daughter singing lesson for several months. My daughter has made amazing progress and Alicia’s patience and music training is superb! She is kind hearted and has a gift to teach! We will definitely continue to have Alicia train our child and we are looking forward to the outcome!

Jonathan G.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance plus a minor in Jazz Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Teaching since 1990
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Jonathan G.

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About Jonathan

Professional musician since age 11 in NYC. Specializing in online lessons. Worked with the Coasters, Drifters, O'Jays, Platters & Temptations plus the Ringling Bros/Barnum & Bailey Circus before the age of 30. Earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance with a minor in Jazz Studies from VCU in

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Kwesi A.
Jonathan is very very patient and has all the skills to train everyone. I will recommend to everyone who needs to know, study and enjoy the excitement in playing piano, guitar and singing .
Daniel
He has a good ear and can help quickly with transcriptions. More importantly, he also gave some practical advice.
Ami K.
My son enjoys his music lessons with Jonathan, who is infinitely patient teaching what can be a challenging instrument. My son responds well to Jonathan's instruction, and he appreciates having access to a professional performer as a teacher. Jonathan encourages my son to learn a variety of music, including both challenging classical pieces and more recognizable popular and jazz pieces, which helps to sustain his interest in the lessons.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Valley Stream, NY

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Valley Stream is $68. 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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$41 average
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$55 average
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$68 average

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"Kyle is a very patient and knowledgeable teacher. I am learning things I never knew before about songwriting and developing more hope and self-confidence. Definitely several points above average!"
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Kyle K.
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"El mejor! Muy paciente y apasionado por la enseñanza. Lo recomiendo 100%"
Ramiro
Took Songwriting lessons from Rodolfo G.
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"Super passionate and knowledgable of his craft. His personal story is inspiring. Warning! He will take you to the edge to make you improve."
Martin
Took Songwriting lessons from Rodolfo G.
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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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"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."
Paul
Took Songwriting lessons from Matthew K.
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"Excellent teacher, very knowledgable!"
Mengdi
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric J.
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"Indigo is an awesome teacher!"
Geoff
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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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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"Luca was outstanding. Her educational framework was thoughtful and nuanced, she approaches the subject matter in a welcoming and demystifying way, and she has an a knack for making the learning process feel engaging and empowering.

Based on her bio and reviews I had high expectations, and she wildly exceeded them in our first session."
Isaac
Took Songwriting lessons from Luca C.
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"Totally Amazing. She teaches me Music theory to improve my songs, she gives tips on lyrics. And she's really cute!"
Joe Lu
Took Songwriting lessons from Rosita R.
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