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Bob W.

3 Reviews
Mechanicsburg, PA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1986
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Bob W.

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For the first 10 years I wrote songs, I was almost always the youngest person in the room. Then, I found myself working for many years with artists and writers of my own age group. Now, as time has marched on, I am most often the "old guy" at the party, as we work on music for TV shows. I think this gives me a unique perspective. I have a 40 year history as a professional songwriter, and I still make music every day. The incredible opportunities and relationships that I have had with amazing artists of all sorts remain a source of inspiration. As a writer, producer/engineer, and bass player, I have helped create hit songs over 4 decades. I have been so fortunate to work with a wide variety of artists, such as Emmylou Harris, Marcy Playground, Fuel, Dolly Parton, Jeffrey Gaines, Sunshine, the Badlees, and many more. As a Voting Member of the Grammy Academy, I have advocated for young and creatively new artists.

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About Bob

Hey, I'm Bob. I write. Almost every day for a long, long time. It has been so worth it, and continues to bring me friends, joy, challenge, (a little heartache)....and mailbox money. I have helped create hit songs over 4 decades. I have been so fortunate to work with a wide variety of artists, such

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Ken
Great job working with me to help me hone my songwriting skills... Bob's clear knowledge of songwriting and the music business in general was extremely helpful... I'd recommend Bob's expertise for any aspiring songwriter or someone interested in how the music business works...
Karl
I’ve been writing songs with Bob on and off since 1989, I think it was. He’s the best: inventive – lyrically and melodically; with a deep understanding of musical structure and a wealth of experience. Our songs have aired on several cable shows and songs of mine he produced and played on were used on NBC, ABC, FOX, public television, as well as on German TV, Sirius, and radio stations around the world. You’ll get what you paid for: Bob’s the real deal.

Karl Williams
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GREENE STREET RECORDS
“First-rate compositions,” wrote Ken Tucker ("Entertainment Weekly" and radio’s "Fresh Air") of Williams’ songs. Both "Publishers Weekly" and "School Library Journal" highly recommend Williams’ two CDs for children. "One out of thousands!” wrote a reviewer for Europe’s "Radio Marabu" of Williams’s pop/folk-rock CD, “...true, honest music…a priceless treasure for a lifetime.”
Richard
Bob is the real deal! Bob brings a wealth of skills, knowledge and experience to any project. His approach is always a cooperative effort with an uncomplicated goal of a soulful melody over intriguing lyrics and chords. I've know Bob for more than 30 years.
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Joe R.

11 Reviews
Glen Rock, PA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joe R.

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About Joe

Hello! I've been singing since before I can remember and playing instruments for almost as long. I have a passion for music. Whether it's being onstage at York Little Theatre, directing the church choir in Red Lion, or paying with one of several local and regional bands, I love music and performing

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Angelus P.
Joe is amazing when he gives vocal lessons. His examples are spot on. His ability to read into your strengths and weaknesses helps you to customise your lesson and focus on those aspects that'll give you quick and sustainable results. Thank you Joe.
Katelyn B.
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.
Kyle A.
As someone who was nervous and horrible at singing Joe made me feel comfortable and confident.
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Ryan B.

76 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA in Ethnomusicology from University of Illinois
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Ryan B.

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I've helped many band members, friends and students to write songs and would be glad to help any future students. But songwriting is a very personal thing and so rather than push too many ideas on a student, I find it's ideal to provide them with tools and let their creativity take over.

About Ryan

Ryan is a musician from Jefferson Park who plays a plethora of different instruments. He specializes in guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele, but also dabbles in accordion, piano, drums, harmonica and several others. Learning to play instruments is one of the true pleasures in his life and he hopes

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Barbara K.
Patient teacher and expert practitioner. Really cares about student's growth. He also reminds you to have fun. Always on time for lesson, too.
Ryan
Great first lesson, Ryan!
Vincent
He seemed angry and disinterested, not really wanting to teach the lesson. Bad experience and bad teacher in general.

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Sophia A.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, French, Arabic
  • Awarded Musician Foundation Artist Award from Musicians Foundation
  • Teaching since 2009
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Sophia A.

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Let's pour our hearts out and write a song. Allow me to guide you through the makings of saying exactly what you want through music.

About Sophia

Hi there, I began piano at the age of 5 years old and voice lessons at 9 years old. I graduated from San Francisco State University and Los Angeles College of Music. I have performed with Grammy Award Winners Mya and Patrice Rushen. I have opened for Haily Reinhart, SOMO, and Sammy J. I competed

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Nicole
Nicole enjoyed her first class with teacher Sophia,she feels easy and comfortable to understand her class. .she got it very efficiently.Thanks for Sophia
Rod Gibbons
This is one amazing artist. She cares, and is always at the top of her game. Her voice is blessed by angels. If you ask her for help she goes all in. I am overpowered with her talents.
Monica Flores
She’s super knowledgeable, kind and helped bring me closer to my vocal potential. Thank you!!
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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Sign Language (Very basic)
  • The Art Of Belcanto from The Hages Music Studio
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
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Learn helpful hints and tricks to make the most of your song writing time so that you can start writing not just good songs but eventually write hits. Learn how to copyright your songs. I can help you with lyrics and song melodies as well as song structure and style. If you aren't a singer but want your song sung, I can help find a singer that can sing it for you. Since I'm also a singing teacher I can also help you sing your own songs.

About Rachel

Rachel is fully background checked by three different companies and is also fingerprinted. Rachel's private studio is where you not only learn healthy technique, but how to become a self-sufficient artist. Professional training and customized programs in singing and acting technique. All learnin

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Zoe
Racheal did a wonderful job helping my daughter with her stage presence.
Sara V.
My 9 yr. old daughter received singing lessons with Rachel. Rachel was SO wonderful, patient, and creative with every session with her. She was constantly coming up with different ways to keep her engaged and was always reassuring her to increase her confidence. She gave great constructive feedback on how my daughter was doing and what she can work on to improve. I give her 5 stars! Thanks so much, Rachel!
Steve
Overall, very impressed. She is direct and doesn't tell you something you want to hear. Her evaluation process is well rounded and planned. She puts together a great curriculum to know what to expect in the coming lessons. Very easy going person and makes you feel completely comfortable at the initial lessons.

Perry N.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 to 90
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Perry N.

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I can teach a student to write and compose songs in many styles. I can also give suggestion on developing lyrical ideas, melodies, harmonies and progressions.

About Perry

Hello! My name is Perry and I am a professional classical, flamenco and electric guitarist performing and recording in the Dallas area. I studied with Robert Guthrie at SMU for many years, as well as Brad McLemore of "Soul Food Cafe" and professional jazz musician Chuck Pangburn at Booker T. Wa

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Lydia P.
My 10 year girl loved it!
Darrell D.
Great personality and knowledge of music, really makes the lessons very personalized, fun and interesting. Definitely a good choice!!
vishal
Perry takes the time to explain flamenco and related styles deeply and thoroughly. He also provides detailed micro-scale feedback on hand/arm placement, orientation, range and which muscle groups to engage. But more than the technical, he has an awesome vibe and makes learning guitar quite an enjoyable experience.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in York, PA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in York is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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$41 average
45 min
$53 average
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"The lessons with Brendon were very excellent. I was very, very satisfied."
Patrice
Took Songwriting lessons from Brendon R.
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"Enormous Student base an affirmation of an Enormously Successful Teacher

Fawn is a warrior for justice. She rights all the wrongs of other teachers bad coaching. She turned my sons bad piano habits around in just 2 lessons! My daughter's bad vocal habits changed after the first lesson! I have never seen anything like it. We are grateful to have found her. I now have confidence that my children are in the best hands possible. I love the energy she puts into her recitals and the enormous student base she has is an affirmation that she is doing great things in California!

-mimi"
mimi
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Lorin helped me hone my songwriting skills immensely, by not only teaching but collaborating with me when necessary. It was refreshing to find someone who put his teachings into practical learning, where I could see the outcomes become apparent. He’s a nice dude, and is experienced equally across his fields. He guided me to making intelligent choices for equipment purchases, both instruments and pro audio gear. We first met while he was living in New York, and boy has he traveled since. I think living in so many different states, and being that well journeyed has given him good cultural depth to his work. Check out some of his own collabs with singers and musicians from all over the world...that really says it all."
Rob
Took Songwriting lessons from Lorin D.
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"Desmond is very passionate and full of great ideas that his students can use to help their progress. He's a great teacher!"
Soo
Took Songwriting lessons from Desmond M.
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"Enzo always comes out excited from his class with Axel. Looking forward for more"
Enzo
Took Songwriting lessons from Axel O.
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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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"amazing. loved, loved, loved Mallory"
Gail
Took Songwriting lessons from Mallory B.
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"Janeen teaches songwriting to my two kids. They always look forward to seeing her for their next lesson. She is great with them. Janeen is patient and loving. She has a special way of getting them motivated. My kids love Janeen!. She’s so inspirational. I love her style. She’s the best! She’s an awesome person and teacher. I highly recommend Janeen!"
Alisha
Took Songwriting lessons from Janeen F.
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"He was able to Break down song writing in a very easy way so that I could take lyrics and apply them to cords. I really enjoyed the methodology and how personable he was and patient."
Dana
Took Songwriting lessons from Lorin D.
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"Eric explained everything really well so that I was able to understand and take my playing to the next level. I know understand why chords are formed certain ways and how to easily make variations of the chords"
Walter
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric B.
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