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Popular Songwriting Teachers in Cottontown, TN

Annie A.

8 Reviews
Hermitage, TN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French
  • Bachelor of Music : Commercial Music Voice from Millikin University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Annie A.

8 Reviews
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I am currently only accepting students taking lessons every week. I can help with the basics of songwriting and putting words and music together, all the way up to the advanced and polishing songs you've already written!

About Annie

Annie brings a unique set of experiences to every musical venture she embarks on. She is a classically trained vocalist who traveled the country and the world with the renowned Millikin University Choir during her undergraduate studies. Annie graduated with a degree in Commercial music, and spent h

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JANICE
I'm enjoying my lessons with Annie very much. My lessons are usually in home but until the stay at home restrictions are lifted the online lessons are working out much better than I had anticipated.
Dauminique H.
She’s very helpful and insightful for what I needed at the time she was not demeaning or overbearing and I thought very comfortable working with her when I return to Tennessee I will definitely consider her again
Mikala
Annie does a great job with my elementary age kids. Great approach with kids - they look forward to lessons every week.

Missy M.

24 Reviews
Goodlettsville, TN
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish
  • BM Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Awarded SESAC Award from Berklee College of Music
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Missy M.

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About Missy

Missy is a multi-talented vocalist and vocal coach experienced in electric and acoustic guitar and piano. Since graduating from world-renowned Berklee College of Music in 2003, Missy has performed live with bands from the San Diego Indie Music Fest to CBGB's and as a solo·acoustic artist across the

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Sallye C.
It's been awhile since I wrote a review and I was compelled to leave one today. I had a really bad allergy attack and could barely talk let along sing...I thought. Despite my current voice condition I stuck with my appointment. Much to my amazement Missy and her incredible knowledge as a voice instructor, navigated me through just the right warm ups. To my astonishment, I was able to sing and carry a note. Who knew? She is wonderful to work with! I so appreciate you, Missy. Your seemingly endless knowledge enables me to not only be encouraged but to carry on with my journey of singing. No matter what shape my voice might be in.
Sallye C.
Missy is very encouraging. She helped me smooth out the final riffs on 2 songs I am performing. I delight in how she took a rust bucket and worked with me to make a finely tuned instrument. Thank you Missy!
Sallye C.
As it gets closer to my performance I am getting a bit nervous as it is my first time. Missy is very encouraging and is a great coach in smoothing out the rough places. Doing better than I thought I was. Yay! Thank you Missy
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Jerrica A.

11 Reviews
Nashville, TN
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 2nd Runner Up in the World Karaoke Championships from World Karaoke Championship- Dublin Ireland
  • Teaching since 2005
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Jerrica A.

11 Reviews
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I bring a passionate approach to help songwriters develop confidence in their songwriters!

I’m a conservatory trained musician, with years of professional experience. I enjoy the balance of my work as a singer/songwriter, performer, producer and vocal coach.

As your instructor, my lesson plan can include learning foundations in songwriting to help you create your own original songs and melodies.

About Jerrica

I am a professional singer, songwriter, pianist, recording artist and touring dancer. I was born and raised in Vancouver, BC, Canada and now reside in Nashville, Tennessee. I received my formal musical training with an ARCT in Teaching with the Royal Conservatory of Music. My performing experien

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Yo Hwan
I was impressed by her passion for music and teaching. She had all the ideas in detail about how she would direct the lessons. I'm pretty sure she could handle the advanced level. I can't wait for the next lesson.
Reagan D.
Fantastic!
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Scott M.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Parent's Choice Award from Parent's Choice Award
  • Teaching since 2001
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Scott M.

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I can help you write songs, from finding a melody and writing lyrics, to advanced chord progressions and the theory behind choosing what chords to use and where, how to change keys, and help you expand on your ideas. I can teach you how to copyright songs and market them. Songwriting is probably my favorite part of the musical experience.

About Scott

Hi! I'm Scott. I usually perform using a one-man band setup I created. I modified guitar and made foot pedals to control a drum set, while singing. I have a recording studio at home, and have performed with bands as a singer, guitarist, saxophonist, bassist, percussionist, and as a sound engineer.

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Matthew T.
Scott is a great teacher, informative, very skilled and fun to work with
Liam
Had our first lesson with Scott. He was great with my 7 year old. We look forward to future lessons with him!
Eric
Very personable and eager to share his love of music. He’s not looking to teach you “his way” but meeting you where you’re at and helping you get to where you want to go, musically.

Alexander P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Alexander P.

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With my 20+ years of experience as a professional singer/songwriter and performer, all skills that I teach which I incorporate into my "Heart Centered Vocal Coaching" programs (see below), I will work with you one-on-one with the art of songwriting. We’ll work through every step of the process together; from concept/idea, to formulating the melody via various techniques as well as writing the lyrics (e.g. improv/flow writing, etc.). Whether you just want to strictly focus on songwriting, or you want to mix songwriting with singing (which in my experience they obviously go hand in hand to a large degree), we can customize your lessons in the way that will best suite your needs and desires for your personal growth. I am looking forward to creating magic together with you.

Heart Centered Vocal Coaching

- Find and learn to Love your own voice.
- Learn breathing and vocal/singing techniques and practices. Great breath-work practices.
- Practice the art of Improv, or as I like to ...

About Alexander

I am a professional singer/songwriter for over 20 years, with extensive experience with recording and producing music. I am very versatile with various singing styles but my fave and specialty is RnB vocals and harmonies. My more in-depth bio is below if you'd like to read a bit more on me and m

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Matt B.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matt B.

10 Reviews
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Want to write songs with interesting melodies and chord changes?

About Matt

I have been teaching guitar to students on the East and West Coasts of the United States for over 20 years. I was always interested in music and made my first “recording” at the age of 2 and a half. I got serious about playing the guitar when I was 10 years old after hearing the legendary Randy Rho

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Errol
Matt is a great teacher, and the biggest music history expert i've met. His passion for music and teaching really shines through his teaching!
Miles Friedman
Thumbs up!!
Miles
Fun and great teacher

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Cottontown, TN

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Cottontown is $68. 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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$54 average
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"Great energy, really hit it off with my child."
Lila
Took Songwriting lessons from Francesca V.
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"Learned things that I never knew existed!"
Carter
Took Songwriting lessons from Dan H.
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"Fawn is an investment in my future, money spent well

Fawn takes you on an unexpected fun, whirlwind of learning when you take lessons with her. Can’t read the notes? No problem, she’s got you. Vocal problems? Oh yeah, she fixes that too. Trouble in the studio? Voice off pitch? Need mic technique? Weak on piano? Sight singing? Can’t play the blues? Can’t play classical? Need to learn how to write a song? Can’t find a hook for your song? Don’t worry, Fawn to the rescue! Seriously, is there nothing this woman can’t do? I soak up her wisdom like a sponge. I’m currently working in the studio with her on my debut album and we are half-way finished. It is sounding ah-may-zing! I am learning so much from this studio wiz. Having her in my life the past 3 years has been the right choice and an investment in my future. Here’s to another successful year with Fawn on my team."
Lalah
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Eric is very helpful when working with you on original music He is motivated and ensures that you approve of the direction/style the song is going in. I highly recommend him for anyone who needs assistance with songwriting."
Lauren Cassidy
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric J.
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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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"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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"Bill is a great instructor. I haven't been taught something I wasn't going to need to elevate my understanding."
Hardy
Took Songwriting lessons from Bil M.
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"Eric is going to help ignite my ability to write music consistently and with less writer's block in between. He's straight forward with great tips. Looking forward to seeing how this all works out."
Tyler
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric J.
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"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..."
Ken
Took Songwriting lessons from Bob W.
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"I was looking for a teacher who could help me hone in on my songwriting skills, and was so excited when I found Brittany! Not only was she able to help me improve my songwriting, but she helped with my singing in my lessons too! She is definitely the perfect teacher if you are looking to work on both. She also taught me how to use the Nashville Numbers System to chart my songs and be able to communicate well with my band. I take lessons in Brittany's home, which is in a great location and is really nice. I feel very safe there (her complex is gated) and always love going to see her!"
Emma
Took Songwriting lessons from Brittany S.
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