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Brad R.

12 Reviews
Chester Springs, PA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Master of Music from New England Conservatory
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brad R.

12 Reviews
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Brad will show students not just music theory and common practices of composition of the time, but also show a student how to develop a personal style. Students will learn:
-Chord labels
-Form
-Key changes
-Connecting sections
-Developing ideas
-Writing in different styles
-Developing personal style
-Increasing creativity

About Brad

Brad's understanding of music runs deeper then just knowledge of the fingerboard and instrument. His mix of philosophy, music, and humor makes him a unique and well rounded teacher for students of all ages. His former students now study music at Berkelee College of Music, Hartt School of Music,

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Jake B.
Very knowledgeable, great patience, excellent instructor
John L.
Lesson went very well, Bard has plenty of knowledge. I’m looking forward to continued instructions.
DM
I have heard Brad perform live and he's an outstanding guitarist, beautiful phrasing beautiful selection of music, and a settled and mature manner of playing that brings the music to life! I can only imagine that he would be a wonderful teacher, patient, knowledgeable, and inspiring!
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Adam K.

28 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $44
  • Speaks Hebrew, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Master Of Clinical Psychology from Chestnut Hill College
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Adam K.

28 Reviews
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Many students are satisfied learning covers, which is great, but the real fun and creativity is in writing your own music. Writing takes confidence and freedom and everyone has to start somewhere. I help new writers with laying down basic songs, and more advanced writers with nuance and innovation - how to borrow ideas from songs they love, use music theory to create harmony for lead melodies on guitar, piano, and voice

I also offer music recording on Garageband, guiding writers on how to select a beat, add tracks, and connect musical ideas. I've been writing and recording my music since 2004, which stretches from Pop and Country to Soul and Hard Rock. I share my process and allow writers to explore the process of artists they love to see the progression even the greatest artists go through.

About Adam

Learn to play your favorite songs, sing while playing, or even write your own songs! I have been passionate about music all of my life. I have been teaching guitar and piano for 10 years. I'm a doctoral student at Chestnut Hill College pursuing a degree in clinical psychology with plans to becom

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Veronica T.
Adam is a wonderful guitar instructor. He is very knowledgable and he is always calm, patient and very encouraging. He taught me a lot of ways to practice and enjoy music. Thank you Adam! I would highly recommend!
Kristin
I took acoustic guitar lessons with Adam and he was a wonderful teacher. I had little knowledge of the guitar and felt I developed my skills quickly. Adam was patient, nice and came up with fun exercises and song selections. Would highly recommend Adam as a teacher!
Julie
Adam’s superpowers as a guitar teacher are commitment and a calm demeanor. It was clear from my first lesson that Adam was singularly dedicated to my advancement even at times when my dedication wavered. I was able to successfully learn a Death Can for Cutie song that I had loved for years (I will follow you into the dark). Though i had taken lessons in the past, i felt i had the most chemistry with Adam’s thoughtful approach to teaching guitar. Our lessons were fun and laced with lighthearted humor. I moved to NYC and Adam was 100% committed to ensuring our lessons continued via Skype. Unfortunately the move was a big life change that refocused my priorities. I wish that Adam lived in NY so we could continue playing together!
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Evan M.

Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $42
  • B.S. Neuroscience from Temple University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Evan M.

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Songwriting can seem mysterious to someone who has never tried it, but really it's as easy as finding some chords that fit your mood and singing what you're feeling. We can talk about songwriting basics, common chords in popular songs, and ubiquitous song forms. You'll be writing for Nashville in no time!

About Evan

I have been playing music professionally for 10+ years but I also have a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from Temple University. My background in a psychology discipline allows me to have a better understanding of the mechanisms of learning, specifically related to music. Learning takes place

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Jonathan B.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Awarded CARAS Grant from Temple University Research Administration
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan B.

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Songwriting was a discipline I learned through years of experimentation on my own path. I have written hundreds of songs and played them in every venue from street corners to major festivals. Having studied songs from all through history and across cultures, I have gathered a very deep base of knowledge about how to reach people and how to unify your own creativity into a creation that could reach millions of people. I write a YouTube show and blog about songwriting, so this is an area I feel I am on the cutting edge with.

In lessons you can expect...

-Musical study: I teach many formulas for finding new ideas and expressing them in a song
-Career coaching/collaboration: songwriting is a collaborative art form between writers, performers and marketers. A team is needed to give a song the best chance it can have at reaching new audiences.
-Performance training: connecting the ideas in your head to the audience requires dedication and a balance between writing and practice. I am

About Jonathan

I studied music therapy and music theory at Temple University from '06-'10. Learned a lot. Then again, I learned even more teaching at a school for kids with learning disabilities and working as a traveling street performer. Once you see the world and work with some unexpected challenges, you learn

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Ernest P.
Jonathan has been wonderful with our 10 year old son. He has him excited about learning!
Sofia
Jonathan was great with my daughter. He was very patient and he provided a lot of quality instruction.
Reagan
He took the time to start at my daughter’s level but also to push her to improve as well! He gave good constructive criticism and homework for her to improve faster!

Dominic S.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • BFA from The Boston Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dominic S.

19 Reviews
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I've written 70 songs in the past 5 years
Come in, and I'll help you with yours as well

About Dominic

Dominic is a graduate of the Boston Conservatory of Music, currently teaching at Berklee College of Music and The College of Saint Rose. Dominic has years of experience teaching people of all ages, and in all styles of music. Professionally, he has performed in National Tours, Off Broadway, and in

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Simon
Dominic gave me great advice to start learning how to sing !
Ariel B.
He is great Trumpet teacher. He is professional and friendly. My son enjoyed his first lesson. Thank you
Marla H.
Dominic is fabulous. if you have a chance to work with him, do yourself a favor and do it!
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Sarah Lynn W.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Vocal Music from Canyon Crest Academy
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Sarah Lynn W.

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I am an intuitive teacher, helping students establish a lifelong appreciation for piano and vocal arts, enabling creative freedom through musical expression and songwriting. I also guide meditation and yoga practices aligned with each student independently. I love teaching our children of today, adults of tomorrow, so let's get started!

About Sarah Lynn

"Music is what feelings sound like." ~Anonymous Music: I am a lead vocalist, a pianist and a songwriter. I love all genres of music, harmonizing and songwriting are my passion. I teach music outside the box by listening to the goals of my students and incorporating passion, inspiration, crea

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Kristie
Sarah is amazing. A wonderful teacher who my children admire. She caters each lesson to the child she is teaching. Very kind and patient. We tried out many teachers before Sarah and she was by far the best!

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Harleysville, PA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Harleysville is $73. 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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$42 average
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$55 average
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"I have worked with and learned from Peter D. for a little over 2 years and am SO happy with how much I have learned. Peter is classically trained but is also open to many music styles and experimentation. Not only is he an exceptional musician himself, he really knows how to "diagnose" each student and create the lesson around their needs. You will not be bored in Peter's class!"
- brittany
Took Songwriting lessons from Peter D.
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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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"Great frist lesson!"
- Maria
Took Songwriting lessons from Hilary K.
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"Josh is a fantastic teacher. I learned so much from him and I highly recommend him as a teacher. He is positive and very knowledgeable."
- Cortnie
Took Songwriting lessons from Josh L.
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"I have a true appreciation for Oliver, as a musician, songwriter, and most of all, as a person. You will not be disappointed if you choose to take lessons; having done so I find myself a better human being."
- Ron
Took Songwriting lessons from Oliver E.
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"I had a great experience learning song writing with Lorin. I would highly recommend his teaching services to anybody eager to learn music."
- Ewa
Took Songwriting lessons from Lorin D.
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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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"El mejor! Muy paciente y apasionado por la enseñanza. Lo recomiendo 100%"
- Ramiro
Took Songwriting lessons from Rodolfo G.
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"Keira made songwriting so fun, my boys didn't even know that they were learning! I would highly recommend Keira Moran."
- Val
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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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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