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Stan M.

35 Reviews
Coventry, RI
Starting at $45
  • Speaks french
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stan M.

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I hold a B.M. degree in Composition from Berklee College of Music. I have also composed nearly a thousand songs -- in many genres and group settings -- in my lifetime and I have decades of experience teaching composition and arranging to many, many songwriters from all styles and levels. With my education and experience, I can help you create your best work and have fund doing it.

About Stan

Hi! I am a private music instructor offering lessons both in-studio and online. I hold a Bachelor of Music Degree from Berklee College of Music, where I graduated Summa cum Laude, and I have over 36 years' full-time experience as an instructor. I also have over four decades of experience as a p

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Rhinda C.
I have just started guitar lessons with Stan and the lessons are going very well. It's exciting to be learning note reading which is something I have always wanted to do. Stan is thorough and clear in his instructions and I look forward to each lesson. I feel lucky to have Stan as my teacher.
Samuel K.
Stan is very knowledgeable about singing, and he teaches more than just voice lessons. It seems like he looks for the best in you as an artist, and try to take it to another level. I'm a new student of his, and it's been great so far. Looking forward to the weekly lessons.
Cullen
Stan is obviously both knowledgeable and talented but he is also a very good teacher and will tailor your lessons not only to your ability but also to your own personal goals

Stan has my highest recommendation

Danilo H.

19 Reviews
Warwick, RI
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Best Live Act - Debo Band from Boston Music Awards
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory of Music
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Danilo H.

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About Danilo

Danilo is a multi-instrumentalist originally from Long Island, New York and currently based in Rhode Island. He has maintained an active and successful performing career as a member of the groups David Wax Museum, Debo Band, The Superpowers, Rubblebucket, Full Tang and Watchout Kompa. Danilo st

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Priscilla C.
Danilo is a really great drum teacher. Challenging, but also meets you at what ever level you're at. When limbs don't know how to rally together for a new thing, he's a very good cheerleader until it comes together or helps make it make sense to break through that wall. Enjoys good music too. Super recommend.
Charles
Great teacher. Fills me with confidence. Also it is awesome and inspiring to hear him play.
Lynn
Danilo is great! He adjusts each weeks lesson to adapt to my needs. Patient, easy going, and very knowledgeable about what I need to work on and giving me exercises to work on between lessons. Highly recommend!
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Phil C.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Awarded Presidential Scholarship from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 17 to 90
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Phil C.

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Songwriting is tricky. There are formulas one can use, but do they work for your specific needs? What about the dreaded writer's block? What if you've never written a song? What do you do if you can't finish a song you've started? How do you keep from getting too repetitive in your style? All of these questions and more have valid and applicable answers and exercises. I can teach the standard songwriting structure, but I do more than that. I help you find your true creative style. We'll discover your favorite and most effective uses of words and melody. You have a creative voice that is truly unique. Now let's help you use it.

About Phil

I've taught both privately and in the classroom (in schools from Pre-K to college, and through workshops), and have been a working musician and teacher for more than 25 years. I have a degree in music from Columbia College Chicago (Summa Cum Laude). My students have included everyone from absolute

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Ed B.
Very knowledgeable and put me at ease right from the beginning.
Ben B.
Phil is very personable in his approach. He is also very knowledgeable and throughout in his explanations regarding the topics we are working on and I'm very happy to be working with him.
Glenn F.
1st meeting/lesson went well....Looking forward to future lessons.

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Troy W.

64 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Ancient Egyptian, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Troy W.

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I have been teaching this subject for over 16 years. There is no specific curriculum as each student will come to lessons with their own unique skills, needs, and goals. Lessons are tailored to those specifics. It is not necessary to know how to read music at the first lesson. However, learning to read is required for subsequent lessons. Many young composers have great ideas but can only hear them in their heads or play them on an instrument. Lessons will allow you to obtain the skills to write them down with greater speed, accuracy, and clarity. More advance students will also include exploring a wider range of harmonic languages, advanced notation, instrumentation, orchestration, and aural skills. Students should come to the first lesson with examples of their work, either notated or recorded in a digital format. They should be prepared to discuss their background & goals and the plan of their course of study. Lessons are a minimum of 60 minutes once per week.

About Troy

Composer Troy W. graduated from the New England Conservatory, earning his Bachelors, Masters (cum laude) and Graduate Diploma while studying with mentor Malcolm Peyton. After spending a year studying with Lukas Foss in Boston, Mr. W. moved to Houston in 2001 where he continued graduate studies at R

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Rod H.
Great lesson!!
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Luisana
He is very patient and takes time to get to know your interests. He is passionate about music and is very educated. He encourages questions you may have about what you are learning and gives rational and helpful advice. He is honest and supportive.
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Carolyn O.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Japanese, Hawaiian, English, French
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Carolyn O.

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This is a deeply personal and healing journey for you with a supportive, gentle, and kind mentor and teacher.
You can sit in this safe space to bring out your words, chords, images to create your healing soul song.

About Carolyn

Coming from a large extended family in Hawaii, I was surrounded by luau music, kachi-kachi dancing, Japanese bon dances, handsome local guys singing and playing their guitars and my aunties strumming their ukes and singing old songs. I reveled in walking alone in Nature or playing piano and singing

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Mia L.
My daughter has been asking me for ukulele classes for a while and we found Carolyn online, really liked her profile and we just had the first class yesterday. My daughter had a fun and informative class with a nice follow up practice to do on her own. Carolyn was great, \able to connect with my 7 yr old and made her feel comfortable. She even asked me if we were going to be able to meet her in person one day!
Thea
When our lessons started, I have low expectations of myself. I never realised I could have enjoyed it as much. Much of the enjoyment could be attributed to Teacher Carolyn's guidance, and tips. I appreciated that she was kind and positive all throughout.
Talitha
Had a great first lesson! I wasn't sure what to expect from an online music lesson, but Carolyn is a great teacher and I could hear the difference after a single lesson.

Justin L.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Justin L.

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Want to learn to write your first song? Or maybe you've got writers block and have written many songs previously, either way I can help. I have written well over 100 songs and produced hundreds others. If you're stuck or you just want to learn, I can help. Since our lessons take place at Four Horsemen Studios tracking and demoing can happen immediately!

About Justin

Hi! I’m Justin L. and I love to drum, play guitar, piano and write songs. For more than 15 years I’ve been honing my craft of musicianship, studying with the best music instructors and performing across the United States. If you (or your child) is looking for help playing guitar, drums, piano or si

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Saujan
Justin is an excellent vocal and music teacher overall, he's a friendly person and is very professional.

Highly recommend him!
Saujan
Justin is an awesomely cool person and a very skilled instructor. His singing techniques and practices not only work but also challenge you to do better each day.
Inside a fully functional studio, there’s just so much learning you can do.
Highly recommend!

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Johnston, RI

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Johnston is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $276 per hour.
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$42 average
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$54 average
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"Lorin is a wonderful teacher."
Beth
Took Songwriting lessons from Lorin D.
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"I have had the pleasure of playing, and practicing, with Mr. Cris over the last few years. We actually took guitar class together in high school, and even then, I could tell that he was exceptionally talented. Given his family background in music, and his desire to create wonderful compositions, it was no surprise that he chose to pursue music in his life. Recently I have needed assistance with my songwriting and I have had no hesitation in bringing my work to Cris in order to gain insight into what I may need o do in order to successfully finish my composition(s). He is well educated in music, has learned from many accomplished professionals, and is extremely hard working in his craft. And finally, Cris is very patient, insightful, and motivated, when working, and/or teaching, individuals. I would highly recommend him to anyone of all ages."
Christopher
Took Songwriting lessons from Cristopher E.
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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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"Jeremie met with our daughter and took the time to learn her perspective and talent level and to develop a more individualized approach to working with her. He is incorporating music theory into songwriting. We are super pleased with his beginning work with her!"
Mackenzie
Took Songwriting lessons from Jeremie W.
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"Although my pursuit is songwriting, Indigo quickly recognized that more guitar background will help me - so we started there. I'm very encouraged with Indigo's approach, and I'm looking forward to continuing these lessons!"
Jeff
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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"Sirena inspired me during each lesson. Her approach taught me to be less fearful while exploring concepts for songwriting. She is kind, thoughtful and passionate."
Stephen
Took Songwriting lessons from Sirena B.
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"The Music, Media and Entertainment Technology Department (MMET) which is part of The Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts.(APA)
MMET is an Apple Distinguished Program and has been selected as a California Model School by the 
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Taylor taught a master class in Songwriting for our
Songwriting Master Class Series in May 2018.
She was outstanding and kept all 60 teenagers engaged.
Taylor has a very calm and relatable style that worked for my students.
I highly recommend Taylor as a teacher!!!"
Jamie
Took Songwriting lessons from Taylor M.
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"Really fun and I really enjoyed it"
Alyssa
Took Songwriting lessons from Hannah G.
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"Great Teacher

I've learned a lot about playing guitar, songwriting, recording, and singing from Omar and taking lessons with him definitely has helped me become a better musician. The lessons are interesting, fun, and really helpful. Great teacher."
Bair
Took Songwriting lessons from Omar W.
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"This was a great first lesson with Kyle. He was very informative and inspiring and patient with me and gave me a lot of good ideas on how I can learn to write good songs. Definitely several points above average!"
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Kyle K.
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