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Matthew B.

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Songwriting
Starting at $20
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  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Music Performance from Musician's Institute
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Analysis and application of popular songwriting approaches.

About Matthew

I'm a performer/instructor residing in Los Angeles,CA. I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where I founded the band Synasis with my brother. We played several local shows, as well as opening for national touring artists. While living in Ohio I also attended The Recording Workshop, where I studied audio en

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Ernesto C.

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Songwriting
Starting at $25
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  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Amidst all the chaos going on in this world, I write songs to remind myself of what’s important, to appreciate the little things I tend to overlook. Songwriting has become a vehicle for my innermost expressions, crafting my story through a strum of my guitar and a line I can’t stop singing from my tiny notebook. Let me help you do the same, let the music inside of you exemplify your experiences and speak your stories.

About Ernesto

It’s 10pm on a hopeful night, you’ve been on YouTube searching for music tutorials, hours pass, it’s 3am, but instead you’re now staring at the ceiling asking yourself, “What.. just.. happened?” I’ve been there. I’ve been inside that never-ending rabbit hole, and let me tell you, it eats away at yo

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Andy S.

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Songwriting
Starting at $30
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded UCLA Gluck Foundation Scholarship from UCLA
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Andy S.

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I've been a songwriter for 10+ years, and many of my songs have been featured by blogs and have won various songwriting competitions (see profile for more details). With songwriting, my primary goal is to get my students comfortable with their own artistic voice and get them writing melodies, lyrics, and chord progressions. This can involve bringing in song ideas for us to discuss, or creating them on the spot. Once a song concept has been laid out, we have the option to record a simple demo in my home studio with great recording equipment! In essence, you'll be having an incredible amount of fun learning songwriting mechanics and writing great songs.

About Andy

I am Andy. I am a graduate of the California Institute of the Arts with a BFA degree in Composition/Violin Performance. I will be attending school again in the Fall to get my teaching certificate to teach in the public school system. My violin playing has been featured on Glee, with Kevin Olusola (

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July 5, 2019
Paul
Andy always manages to motivate my daughter and get her to enjoy playing her viola, which is no mean feet! She looks forward to the lessons and has improved greatly over the last couple of years.
June 11, 2019
Danielle
Andy has been teaching my son piano for the last two years. My son always looks forward to going to piano with Andy and he has made so much progress. Andy is very communicative about my son's progress and ideas he has for new goals. Andy is very good at helping my son keep his enthusiasm for piano. He is also sensitive about where my son is at in terms of what he needs to strengthen or if any adjustments need to be made. I highly recommend Andy, not only as a music teacher, but as a person with whom you would want yourself or children to spend time with each week.
June 11, 2019
Nick
One of the best Cello instructors in the region. I strongly endorse this talented man.

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Matt B.

(10)
Songwriting
Starting at $29
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Online Songwriting Teacher

Want to write songs with interesting melodies and chord changes?

About Matt

I have been teaching guitar to students on the East and West Coasts of the United States for over 20 years. I was always interested in music and made my first “recording” at the age of 2 and a half. I got serious about playing the guitar when I was 10 years old after hearing the legendary Randy Rho

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October 8, 2019
Errol
Matt is a great teacher, and the biggest music history expert i've met. His passion for music and teaching really shines through his teaching!
June 27, 2019
Miles Friedman
Thumbs up!!
June 14, 2019
Miles
Fun and great teacher
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Kelvin L.

(135)
Songwriting
Starting at $35
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
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Kelvin L.

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I have been teaching songwriting/composition since 1989
Students will have the ability to read and write musical notation fluently.
Students may work on whatever kinds of projects are of most interest to them. These could include writing pop songs; writing music for a school band, orchestra, or small ensemble; or writing music for themselves and/or their friends to play. Students are free to write in whatever genre/style they would like. I will work on how to notate musical ideas, how to structure a piece of music, and where to find inspiration, but the instruction will be more tailored to the student's specific needs. As with private instrumental lessons, students will be expected to work on their craft during the week.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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December 6, 2019
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November 12, 2019
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October 13, 2019
William
My work schedule has interrupted my lessons for a while now, but Kelvin is a kind hearted instructor who truly believes in developing his students.

I will continue lessons with him as soon as I can.
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Jennifer P.

(29)
Songwriting
Starting at $30
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. (double major: music and psychology) from Goucher College
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Jennifer P.

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Online Songwriting Teacher

I can help you to tell your story through song: working with melody, lyrics, chords/accompaniment and/or interpretation to create a moving musical connection within yourself, and with your audience.

About Jennifer

I am a professional singer-songwriter and have been teaching lessons fulltime for the last 12 years. I teach students of all ages and levels of experience. My current range of students include: kids with learning/developmental disabilities, teenagers who have starred in school musicals, and perf

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November 5, 2019
Arina S.
Jennifer is so kind and knows just how to make her home yours. She’s so informative and super personable!
September 10, 2019
Bri K.
So friendly, flexible, and helpful
April 30, 2019
Leah W.
Jennifer was very attentive and worked very well with my 6 year old!

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in West Falls, NY

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in West Falls 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
$54 average
60 min
$72 average

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"Thomas is a wonderful teacher, he is helping me gather my thoughts on the songwriting process and provides excellent guidance on how to proceed in my own practice as a novice."
- Phillip
Took Songwriting lessons from Thomas F.
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"Indigo is a fabulous and diverse teacher! I've been taking lessons with her for about 9 months. Although my lessons are "officially" for songwriting, we divide our time among that, guitar technique, and music theory. I've experienced so much progress and fun in several areas, and I attribute that to Indigo's teaching and guidance. I even wrote and produced my first solo song! Don't miss the chance to work with a great musician and teacher!"
- Jeff
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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"I love working with Keira. She is equally fun as she is serious about teaching and I really appreciate that."
- Danielle
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"I got so much value for my daughter's piano lessons. I was surprised when she played her own songs to me. On top of that, Alec was very on top of things when it came to lesson planning, homework, and attendance. If you are new to piano, I would recommend signing up with Alec."
- Sarah Jones
Took Songwriting lessons from Alec W.
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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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"I've been taking guitar and songwriting lessons with Frankie for over 5 years now, and I'm so glad I found him! Very patient, easy-going and excellent teacher. Lately we've been working on songwriting, and his expertise is top notch. He lets you go at your own pace and cater's to your style. Thanks Frankie!!!"
- Anne
Took Songwriting lessons from Frankie P.
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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'm not being hyperbolic when I write that Kelly is one of the finest teachers I've ever had. I'm a singer-songwriter with unlimited drive, but frustratingly limited musical skills, and Kelly has been able to teach me theory and any number of other related skills such that I've made great progress. She is very patient, extremely musical, and has great taste, which sure doesn't hurt!"
- Susan
Took Songwriting lessons from Kelly A.
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"Highly recommended!

Jan is an excellent teacher! She is very creative, fun to work with and puts heart into everything she teaches. Her professional experience and knowledge cover a broad range of musical talents which is perfect for me because she is able to help me with my vocal techniques, dramatic expression and also my songwriting skills. She has opened my eyes to discover the whole story in my songs and uncover deeper emotions in my performances. My wife & daughter have also taken singing lessons from Jan and enjoy her very much."
- Gregory
Took Songwriting lessons from Jan L.
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"Great Fun!"
- Eddie
Took Songwriting lessons from Will F.
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