Paola Rodriguez

Paola R.

Miami, FL

Lesson Details



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Paola delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 11+ and special needs

Teaching since:

Puerto Rican bilingual singer/songwriter based in Miami. With her lyrically-driven songs and powerful vocals, Paola brings a fresh, new sound to Latin Pop music.

Paola graduated from the acclaimed Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. Since then, she has released her debut EP titled 'Lluvia' which is available on all digital platforms. She has worked with artists such as Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Raquel Sofia, Natalia LaFourcade, and more.

She is currently on a full scholarship at Frost, pursuing her masters degree in Arts Management and acting as the Teaching Assistant for the Contemporary Music program.


Songwriting Teacher
Aug 2017 - Present
Music School

Overseeing the Contemporary Music department at the University of Miami’s Frost School of
Teaching and assisting students with the tools required to write a good song in today’s industry.
Assisting in songwriting sessions
Spotting new talent, guiding their artistry, and creating collaborations between students.
In charge of all the marketing and social media to ensure the program

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Concert Manager
Sep 2013 - Present
University of Miami

• In charge of the overall arrangements of a concert, including lighting, set changes, setting up
and tear-down, and closing.
• Overseeing all technical needs: lighting, projectors, cameras, sound, etc.
• Loading necessary equipment
• Setting up stage quickly and accurately according to customer’s needs.
• Managing staff and supervising their duties.
• are Running the box office, ensuring tickets sold quickly, accurately and efficiently.
• Fulfilling the artist’s musical needs, such as: Gloria Estefan, Natalia Lafourcade, Jon Secada, Gaby Moreno, Raquel Sofia and Ben Folds.

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Arts Management / Songwriting
May 2017 - Present
University of Miami
Commercial Music & Production
Aug 2013 - May 2017
University of Miami


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


Grammy University Network
Sep 2013

GRAMMY U is a unique and fast-growing community of college students, primarily between the ages of 17 and 25, who are pursuing a career in the recording industry. GRAMMY U events and special programs touch on all aspects of the music industry, from the technology to the tracks themselves. Events are scheduled throughout the semester to give GRAMMY U members a wide variety of experiences and professional development. Because we are part of The Recording Academy, members have extraordinary access to the industry and its artists.

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Society of Composers, Inc.
Sep 2013

SCI is an independent organization concerned with the fellowship, collaboration, career goals, and objectives of new and contemporary music composers and those interested in topics related to composition.

Photos & Videos

A link to my original song 'I Wanna Dance'
A link to my original song 'Dime'
Photo by Paola R.

Photo by Paola R.

Photo by Paola R.

Photo by Paola R.

An acoustic version of an original song
A link to my original song 'Lluvia'
A link to my original song 'Despiertate'

20 Reviews

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Nicole Nov 2, 2017
Songwriting · Online

Paola is a very personable, encouraging teacher! Her ability to write in both English and Spanish is extremely impressive, and I have seen a lot of growth in my songwriting skills since I began working with her! If you want a songwriting teacher who will be your number 1 fan and push you to think in new ways, Paola is your best choice!

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Julia Nov 2, 2017
Songwriting · In studio

Paola is a great songwriting teacher! She gives good feedback and is able to help with lyrical content in both Spanish and English!

Claire Nov 2, 2017
Songwriting · In studio

Paola is a great teacher. I tend to write in English, but we worked together on a Spanish language song a few weeks ago. Paola was able to help me expand on my ideas, and clean the song up in general. She also explained nuances of Spanish grammar and vocabulary in a way that made them easy to apply to the song. Overall, great working with her!

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Eitan Nov 2, 2017
Songwriting · In studio

Paola is a superstar teacher and a wonderful person. I am so lucky to have learned from her and gotten insights on my songs. If you ever have an opportunity, take a lesson with Paola. She's the best!

Ahli Nov 1, 2017
Songwriting · In studio

Super kind and really talented with narrowing down lyrics and getting to the heart of the song.

Sandy Nov 1, 2017
Songwriting · In studio

Paola is not only the best teacher, but also the best performer! She gives great advice with fixing my melodies, and has been an enormous help as my go to guru!

Javier Nov 1, 2017
Songwriting · In studio

Really really great teacher! Has a lot of experience in songwriting and lyric writing. Super friendly as well, and fun to work with.

Max Nov 1, 2017
Songwriting · In home

Paola was awesome!

Jessica Oct 31, 2017
Songwriting · Online

Really helpful and useful feedback that helped me really get to the next level as a musician. She really knows a lot about her craft !

Elijah Oct 31, 2017
Songwriting · In studio

Absolutely incredible instruction. Paola really took my songwriting to the next level. 10/10 would recommend

Lauren Oct 31, 2017

Literally the best instructor I’ve ever had. Super nice, funny, and fun to work with—I highly recommend!!

Marley Oct 31, 2017
Songwriting ·

Definitely worthy of five stars. Can't wait to continue learning from Paola.

Teagan Oct 31, 2017
Songwriting · In studio

Paola is super encouraging when it comes to writing. She's helped me shaped my ideas into awesome songs and has always pushed me to keep writing. She keeps the fire lit inside me. Her music is great to listen to-- and that alone makes her a credible songwriter-- but on top of that, she has a talent for teaching it without being subjective. I love what I've come up with from Paola's help.

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Sam Oct 31, 2017
Songwriting · In studio

She's very experienced and has a wealth of songwriting knowledge!

Sean Oct 31, 2017
Songwriting · In studio

Paola is fantastic. She is fun, knowledgeable, and a very helpful teacher with a killer personality.

Ben Oct 31, 2017


Mitch Oct 31, 2017
Songwriting · In studio

Paola has been such an inspiration for me. Before her I didn't know what a real song was!

Carter Oct 31, 2017

Great instructor

Jack Oct 31, 2017
Songwriting · In studio

Paola is an amazing instructor. She is super nice and awesome to work with. She has helped me improve as a songwriter in many ways. Highly recommend!

Justice Oct 31, 2017


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