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Blake P.

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Rochester, NY
Starting at $34
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  • Bachelor's Degree in Jazz and Contemporary Media (jazz guitar) from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaching since 2015
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Blake P.

Rochester, NY

(3)

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Hey! I'm a professional musician who's written a lot of songs in a lot of genres. I have albums worth of Indie music, singer-songwriter music, breakup songs (of course), hip-hop songs, funk songs, jazz songs, really most types of songs.

Whether you want the secret to writing a great pop tune or to write a 12 minute freeform jazz song, I can help with all aspects along the way.

I can also give you the theory skills you need on your instrument to be able to write good music to go with your lyrics.

I have a degree in jazz guitar from the Eastman School of Music and work full time as a freelance musician.

About Blake

Hello there! I'm 25 and a graduate of the Eastman School of Music with a degree in Jazz Guitar performance. I currently work full-time as a freelance musician, I play in wedding/corporate bands, jazz groups, hip-hop bands, funk bands, pop bands, original music projects, and I also run a hip-hop/j

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June 14, 2019
Matthew
Blake is a great instructor. He made me feel comfortable and relaxed right away. He went at the pace I needed (glacial) and encouraged me every step of the way. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
March 12, 2019
Max
Blake is a seasoned musician with experience in just about every genre imaginable. Whether it's technique, harmony, theory or aural skills, he can explain any seemingly difficult idea in a concise, logical way. With all the knowledge of a conservatory trained guitarist and gigging musician, he's a down to earth teacher who simply loves music and is passionate about sharing it with his students.
March 11, 2019
Michael
Blake is a dedicated teacher who helped me improve right away! I wasn't at all sure what I wanted (or needed) to work on next but he picked up right away what was best for me. So grateful to have worked with him.
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Scott S.

(10)
Rochester, NY
Starting at $20
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Teaching Locations:
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  • middle and high school clarinet student, 7 years from local
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner
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Through the foundation I've gained by the influences of Mel Bay, Hal Leonard, and Suzuki musical instruction methods, I compile my own teaching materials. Using personally constructed guitar lessons, I demonstrate, instruct, and guide the student based on my assessment of their individual needs, skill level, and progress. Lessons are formulated in Modules, and advancement through them is based on the student's personal aptitude, skill level, and practice commitment. Learning is accomplished by ear as well as through essential methods of musical notation (tablature, 5-line staff, rhythmic comprehension). Students are trained to perform written music as well as to write and express the music within themselves.
I'm an encouraging and motivating guitar teacher with a casual relaxed approach. Teaching new guitarists is very rewarding to me. To see the light come on and watch a student perform a song, express themselves musically, and create their own composition is an awesome experience.

About Scott

The key to learning guitar......is finding the right instructor! I am an encouraging, effective guitar instructor and an experienced performing musician, offering in-person beginner through intermediate guitar instruction in my home and on line. It is very rewarding to me to help others alon

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February 16, 2019
Joan B.
I'm enjoying my lessons with Scott. He has taught me a lot. He makes playing and learning exciting. I can't wait for my next lesson.
May 12, 2018
James
I started with Scott as a newbie and he has definitely helped me grow as a guitarist. He takes time and makes things easier to learn. As complicated learning can be, he simplifies it and breaks it down. When I feel like I’m not progressing he always shows me how I am. His modules are easy to follow. His teaching style is compatible with all types of learners whether you are visual, hands on or a listener. It’s not just business with him. He’s always available for questions after or between lessons. He’s knowledgeable in equipment so don’t hesitate to ask for some advice on what to buy. He’s affordable and lesson times are flexible. I highly recommend him for all ages and learning needs.
April 7, 2018
Curtis
Scott has been a great help to me, filling in the gaps and teaching exactly what I request: techniques, specific songs, and lesson times at work for me. He communicates well and follows up after each lesson with emails.
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Gregory T.

(1)
Songwriting
Starting at $50
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 5 to 50
  • Teaching since 1999
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Gregory T.

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I will break down songs and their composition and explain and implement how to use similar methods with an original song.

I will get the student to think outside of the box and apply any creative music soundscapes into actual structured songs.

About Gregory

Hello, Future beatmakers! My name is Greg and I am here to unleash your hidden potential. If you have a burning desire to learn amazing tried and true methods to get you playing and keeping the beat fast, I'm your guy! I will never make you work harder than you want to, however, I will let you know

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November 1, 2019
John Schumacher
Got me behind the kit ASAP. Still remember all hes taught me.

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Reina M.

(55)
Songwriting
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, American Sign Language, Spanish
  • B.A. Music from Seattle Pacific University
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Reina M.

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If you have something to say, I can help you say it musically. In songwriting classes you will learn how to write a song you can be proud of. These classes are tailored to the individual artist, and can be added in to the curriculum of any singing or vocal training class.

About Reina

Due to my busy and irregular schedule, I am currently accepting schedule-as-you-go students only. As spaces become available I will offer weekly lesson spots to students who show dedication and motivation to progress further in their skill set. Whether you are a weekly student or schedule-as-yo

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November 10, 2019
Rachel U.
September 15, 2019
Tamiris A.
I had my first lesson with Mrs. Reina.
She seems to be so professional. I am so anxious for the second lesson.
I forgot that I was having a lesson.
August 27, 2019
Adria G.
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Dan F.

(4)
Songwriting
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Jazz Performance from William Paterson University
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Dan F.

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I will guide you creating a song during each week's lesson in a fun, engaging process!

Learn from an award winning songwriter who has studied songwriting with famous composers/arrangers including Benny Golson, Joe Lovano, Jim McNeely, and Rufus Reid.

I write in jazz, jazz fusion, hip hop, rock, and pop styles.

About Dan

Hi, I’m a professional tenor and soprano saxophonist. I graduated from William Paterson University with a Bachelors in Jazz Performance. I also have an MA in Jazz History and Research from Rutgers University. I enjoy helping students to develop improved technique, sight reading, and musicality.

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March 9, 2019
Jamal
I've been receiving instruction from Dan for almost a month, and I'm very impressed with my progression. Dan is a very patient, friendly and knowledgeable teacher who cares about my progress and success as a musician. I’ve seen improvement in my embouchure, increased my sight reading speed, and my intonation. I would highly recommend him to anyone interested in improving their ability to play the saxophone.
February 25, 2019
Al
Before I engaged Dan Faulk as a teacher, I knew of him as one of the preeminent voices on the tenor saxophone. I had seen him in performance several times and heard him on recordings. I reached out to him for lessons because I knew that he was a great player who could likely help me achieve my goal of becoming a musician able to improvise in the jazz idiom. What I did not know until my first encounter with him was how easy it would be to work with Dan. By that, I in no way mean to suggest that he is a pushover or that my lessons were not serious, rigorous or challenging. What I mean is that Dan is the rare instructor who has the ability to help you stay focused and positive while at the same time challenging you in a disciplined and nurturing way. With his guidance, I certainly became a better musician in every respect.

One of the most important things about my time with Dan is that fact that he used a pedagogical framework that clearly conveyed for me at the outset the work necessary for me to become an effective improvising musician. Dan is extremely knowledgeable about the inner workings and alternative underlying theories of jazz improvisation because he has played with and studied with many of the luminaries of jazz, and he knows how to structure and present this information. With his vast knowledge and desire to facilitate my musical growth, Dan kept me on task during our twice a month sessions and was always available in between sessions for any questions I might have had.

In short, I am very happy that I reached to Dan for lessons as he is a wonderful and enthusiastic teacher.
February 25, 2019
Kijun
Dan Foulk is not only a great sax player, but also an amazing teacher. He is honest in his teaching style and observes each of students carefully. He listens deeply to them and catches what students are missing that will allow them to grow as a better musician and performer. Dan shows his students what they need to improve their technique and proficiency but also gives them the tools to develop an ear that is able to hear their own mistakes. This is one of the most important skills to have as a jazz musician. Personally, I really enjoyed studying with him and highly recommend a lesson with him whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or even a professional musician.
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Fernando T.

(14)
Songwriting
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio

  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, German, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Individual Artist Award Grant from Indiana Arts Commission
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Online Songwriting Teacher

As a professional songwriter and producer I have recorded over 5 albums or original material, and have recorded original music for brands and channels such as Old Spice, UPS, Proctor and Gamble, VH1, E! and the Oxygen Network but what I enjoy most is helping students develop their artistry ... no matter where they are at on the journey.

Please message me any questions you may have. I look forward to hearing from you.

About Fernando

I am a professional vocalist who regularly performs with orchestras, rock bands, jazz bands and as a singer/songwriter. I teach beginners to professional touring artists and can break down the seemingly complex vocal techniques in simple to understand concepts and exercises. My focus areas are brea

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July 15, 2019
Sharese
As an instructor Fernando, listens and pays attention to what it is I’m saying and is very good at readying the tone of our class/session and can change things up/move the lesson in a different direction to better help me. Weather I’m just not getting it, or if there seams to be an exercise I get very quickly, he does not waist time in that area. He creates a comfortable space that lets you know it’s ok to do things with your voice that maybe in the past you where nervous to do or even told not to do. This little tid bit right there is why everyone needs to give it a shot, I would highly recommend Fernando!! I give him an A++ Rating.
June 26, 2019
Dee D.
I had a great first experience working with a voice coach and Fernando. I am learning new ways to engage my voice for public speaking.
February 27, 2018
Addi A.
Fantastic! An excellent instructor.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Webster, NY

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Webster 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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"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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"Marwan has put a lot of effort both in and out of our lesson slot to make these sessions a great learning experience for our 14 year old daughter. His weekly recap emails are terrific, too."
- Kate
Took Songwriting lessons from Marwan S.
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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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"Fantastic lessons! I learned a lot about songwriting and even made a portfolio of songs I've written!"
- Melissa
Took Songwriting lessons from Alec W.
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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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"Talented and insightful teacher!"
- Cortnie
Took Songwriting lessons from Josh L.
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"Triana is a phenomenal songwriting instructor. I had a basic understanding of songwriting when I first took a lesson, and Triana helped me hear my own songs from a whole new perspective. She knows exactly what will improve your song and your writing technique but is also so considerate about staying true your style and taste.

My songs have gone from decent to catchy, fun, and powerful! Anyone looking to get into songwriting or looking to write stronger songs would be lucky to take lessons from her! I can't recommend her enough!"
- Emy
Took Songwriting lessons from Triana P.
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"Stephen has definitely provided me an insightful way of analyzing songs and for writing my own music myself. He is really helpful and gives you many eye opening advices and tools that encourage you to develop your artistry. Furthermore, he provides a friendly and non judegemental atmosphere, which is essential for a student. I totally recommend him."
- Alexis
Took Songwriting lessons from Stephen H.
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"Mr. Kenneth Robinson is a professional and a knowledgeable vocal instructor. His sessions are inspiring and motivational. Having him as my instructor, my goals are being met."
- Carol
Took Songwriting lessons from Wendy R.
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"I am an older student that has been predominantly self-taught, and wanted some assistance with my songwriting. What better teacher is there than one with than one that is signed, is proficient at music theory and teaches a number of instruments? Natalie has used a variety of resources to help move me forward."
- Rich LeBlanc
Took Songwriting lessons from Natalie H.
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