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Gregory V.

30 Reviews
South Park, PA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from Hands 4 Hope After School Arts Program;Lydia Floyd:CEO, Diane Allen:Program Director-North Hollywood Arts District
  • B.A. Music Composition, Credits toward M.A. Music Education from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gregory V.

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I've been teaching [subject] for [#] years and my students have gone on to [student accomplishments]. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to [beginning goal] and as time goes on you'll be able to [intermediate goal]. I specialize in [specialty, style], typically use [book names] books, and have the following tools available for your lessons: [equipment list]. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Gregory

Los Angeles native currently looking for New Students who are excited about taking that first step and beyond! The most direct & illustrious methods to unveiling one's musical dreams! Empathic & motivating instructor bringing out the best in you and quite possibly the unexpected! I teach Voice, Gu

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Holly P.
Great teacher. I feel very comfortable during lessons. And I also feel confident that I'll grow and reach my goals with my acoustic guitar.
Diana Y.
First lesson was so informative. Jumped right in and he knew exactly where to start with me and what I needed. .Great personality and knows how to teach, that coming from a teacher myself. Looking forward to the next one!
Sean
Great Lesson!
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Rio W.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Bachelor's in Jazz Guitar Performance from University of North Texas
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Rio W.

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You will be able to understand:

1. How songs are written and how to write your own songs that match the 'vibe' of the lyrics
2. The necessary knowledge of chords and how and why all chord progressions work, all keys and melodies through the knowledge of all commonly used scales and modes
3. How to read sheet music (notes, chords and rhythms) and chord symbols
4. Use of piano or guitar for reference
5. How to record yourself effectively to create beautiful music
6. How to chart or write down your songs using sheet music
7. How to write lyrics that are effective in matching the 'vibe' of the music

About Rio

Hi everyone, my name is Rio and I am from Texas. I started guitar lessons in January of 1986. I quickly developed because of an insatiable drive to create chill-inducing music, initially inspired by the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Randy Rhoads, Alex Lifeson and Eddie Van Halen. After more experience, th

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Holli
We found Rio online. He has been my son’s teacher for 2 years now and my son has learned so much from him! He is very knowledgeable on all things guitar, from guitarist history to guitar maintenance and is an amazing guitar player!! You will definitely benefit from taking lessons from him!

Matthew W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2001
  • B.S. Audio Technology and Minor in Music Theory from American University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Matthew W.

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About Matthew

My strong suits are teaching rhythm guitar, jazz chord chart comping, fingerpicking/fingerstyle/Travis, easy-to-intermediate classical technique, improvisation, composition/songwriting, music recording, music production, music theory, learning songs by ear, and music memorization. ...I can’t teach

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Natalie L.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Natalie L.

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I'm a songwriter and musical theater writer (ASCAP, BMI Workshop) with over 15 years of experience crafting songs and 12 years experience teaching. My work has been performed in New York Off-Broadway, Nashville, and L.A.

Songwriting lessons are in some ways similar to Composition Lessons (see "Composition") with a focus on popular songwriting, including musical theater and commercial music. You will learn about harmony and form, but lyric writing and also how to tell a story through song. You will also work on how to create a catchy hook, how to keep your song focused and clear, how to create a "turn" at the end, and how to grab and keep the listener's attention.

About Natalie

Natalie is a NYU and BMI Workshop trained composer of songs, musicals, and concert music who has helped many songwriters find their voice and fine-tune their skills. She is particularly adept at identifying what is keeping a song from working (whether it be music, lyrics or both) and helping writer

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Kayla R.
My daughter is really enjoying the lessons with Natalie!
Anthony Novak
Great instruction! Have Natalie be your teacher!
Nicole M.
She’s really amazing
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Gfire

80 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, French
  • Awarded ASCAPlus Award for Songwriting from ASCAP
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gfire

80 Reviews
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I am a world-class, international touring singer/songwriter. My original songs have been played on over 200 radio and television stations all over the world, including the NPR syndicated series "UnderCurrents." I have studied with the top songwriting teachers from Los Angeles and also Berklee College. I have won ASCAPlus Awards for 7 years, and I am a member of The Recording Academy (The Grammys). I have taught songwriting for over 22 years.

About Gfire

Gfire has been teaching and performing music full-time for over 17 years. Based in Austin, Texas, the "Live Music Capital of the World," she offers voice, piano, songwriting, yoga, folk guitar, and DJ'ing lessons to students from 5-105 and she specializes in sculpting her lessons to the strengths

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Nancy
Gfire was amazing. In this very difficult year, Gfire's lessons gave my daughter an opportunity to continue with an activity that was safe and engaging. My daughter looked forward to her lesson every week. Gfire was fantastic at communicating with us and problem solving any tech issues that arose. She definitely did everything possible to provide the best possible lesson for my daughter. Thank you so much!!!!
Deepasriya
She works well with my daughter and is very nice and skilled. However, I personally prefer in-person piano lessons
Allen W.
Gfire is wonderful with keeping the attention of kids and giving virtual lessons, which is great since we can't do in person lessons right now.
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Kyle K.

51 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Audio Engineering from Recording Workshop
  • Teaching since 2006
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Kyle K.

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This is where we ultimately want to be, right? I write everyday and it's my favorite thing to do and teach.

Put all your knowledge and abilities to work as you compose songs!

I'll show you song structure, groove, styles, feels, moods, emotions etc.

About Kyle

TakeLessons.com Instructor since 2012, Composer and Sound Designer Kyle K. is now available for online lessons worldwide featuring a screen sharing experience like no other for personal and detailed instruction! Kyle has been playing guitar and bass for over 25 years, played countless live shows

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Andres
Kyle got it down. Super nice and friendly and patient. I’ve been self myself music theory and the program and he helped me shape up my workflow and learned more. Highly recommend 😊
Ariel
Cliff
Kyle knows Ableton, recording, and music inside and out.

Taking one on one lessons with Kyle has saved me so much time and headache.

The end result speaks for itself.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Carnegie, PA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Carnegie is $71. 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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$56 average
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"AMAZING!! Outstanding work and makes songwriting so enjoyable! She’s so kind and highly recommend!💕"
Jadyn
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"I can't thank Fawn enough for getting me past my mental blocks. She really saved me and now I have put out my first single, with an album in the works. Thank you so much Fawn!"
B. Smith
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"best teacher someone could ask for, don’t know what i would do without her, perfect for everyone, everywhere."
kaylee
Took Songwriting lessons from Janeen F.
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"Chrissy was very instructive and positive and friendly and she worked with me for my individualized songwriting learning needs at this time. We worked on my first song, and she gave me very good information and feedback and homework for our next lesson. Definitely several points above average!!!!!!"
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Chrissy S.
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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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"My writing was sub-par, to say the least. Margo helped me to paint a vivid picture with my words, and also create melodies to best express them. Now, I consult her every time I have a song or poem to write!"
Caitlin
Took Songwriting lessons from Margo L.
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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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"Great first introductory lesson."
Jordan
Took Songwriting lessons from Rene T.
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"I feel like I can connect with Tony. I love his positive attitude and energy!"
Greg
Took Songwriting lessons from Tony N.
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"So far my daughter is pleased and is looking forward to working with Joe. She has only had 1 lesson so far but it was smooth sailing and all went well."
Katelyn
Took Songwriting lessons from Joe R.
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