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Geoffrey K.

Nashville, TN
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Songwriter from St. Louis Media
  • Teaching since 2003
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Geoffrey K.

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I've been making songs for twenty years! I can teach you songwriting basics but also philosophies. I can help you break that 'writers block' and guide your focus back on track.

My genres of expertise are acoustic, indie, folk, rock, pop, and country. There is a general formula to Western pop music and I will give you the blueprints to what works and why!

About Geoffrey

Hello! I'm Geoff. I've been playing guitar since 1993 and have been teaching beginning+intermediate guitar lessons since 2003. Music (and playing guitar in particular) are two of my main passions in life. I love teaching people the basics of this wonderful instrument and introducing them to the lim

Carolyn K.

3 Reviews
Nashville, TN
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of the Arts - Violin Performance with a Minor in American Roots Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2010
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Carolyn K.

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Stuck on how to improve as a songwriter? Book a lesson now to learn all about tools for lyric writing, rhyme scheme, chord options, melodies, and more!

About Carolyn

Hi, I grew up in Northern California in a family of Texan musicians, who knew from the start I'd be a musical trouble maker. From my early days of Suzuki violin, to marching band, and then to bluegrass and Billie Holiday, I make myself musically at home wherever there's a groove. Now a graduate of

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vanessa
This was my first lesson with the violin. Carolyn was very patient and informative. I'm looking forward to learning more from her!
Ruth
Carolyn is fun, knows her stuff, and is really respectful of what the student wants to learn!
Jake H.
She is a great teacher and knew where to help me the most. I feel like a better musician after one lesson!
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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.

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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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Paul P.
Jerrica was an amazing teacher! She's very positive and is super enthusiastic about helping you explore your voice and find what works for you. I know I've definitely improved over the course of my lessons with her!

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Marwan S.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, Chinese - Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marwan S.

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I like to call it music theory in reverse. Having a strong foundation in the fundamentals of music and music theory makes the songwriting process much easier.

About my music teaching backgroud: I've taught piano since I was in high school, and continued to teach while I was a student at Cornell University. I also taught theory classes in the Cornell Piano Society, where I served as President for 4 years.

Why? I simply love music, and sharing it with others.

While I'm classically trained, I've dabbled into other genres, such as Jazz, Rock, Pop, R&B, songwriting, and music production / audio engineering. I've recently been accepted into the Steinway & Sons (the piano makers) Teacher Partnership Program. Feel free to message me for more details!

About Marwan

I started playing piano when I was 3, and began writing music at the age of 6. I've taught music and piano for over 12 years, and tutoring other subjects for over 5 years. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, I graduated from Cornell University in Electrical & Computer Engineering, with a minor in

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Sandra
My 6 year old daughter is developing a great foundation and is enthusiastic about learning the piano. Marwan is a great match for her!
Oliver
Funny and engaging teacher who was willing to go the extra mile to structure a lesson plan that met my specific piano goals. Very knowledgeable and accomodating.
PaulineAnn P.
I feel very comfortable and feel he is doing a good job. A very nice well spoken young man. This is my first lesson , ask me again later.

Gretchen T.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, German
  • Awarded Musical Appreciation from Sons of the American Revolution
  • Music History, B.A. from Keene Stater College
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Gretchen T.

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When it comes to songwriting there are a lot of moving parts, journaling, creating lyrics, picking styles, and chords are the things you can expect when you want to learn songwriting.

About Gretchen

My name is Gretchen Tucker. I am a classically trained soprano. I have been singing for over 20 years. I hold a B.A. in Music from Keene State College and I am currently training to become a board certified music therapist. The way I have succeeded in lessons and my teaching philosophy is a holisti

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A talented, patient teacher, Gretchen epitomizes the best qualities for musical instruction. Her technical knowledge of music theory is by far the most complete and deepest of anyone I have encountered. She has encouraged the gradual emerging of a latent talent talent I never knew I had as I was always discouraged from attempting any musical education.
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Allen P.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Education w/ Jazz Emphasis from University of Miami
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Allen P.

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Coaching and assistance in making lyrics and melodies come to life in an organized, creative way. We can help you prepare your songs for demos, recordings, publishing and performance.

About Allen

I am a University of Miami School of Music graduate with extensive experience in music education, theory, songwriting and arranging. As a winner of the Florida State Concerto Competition at 17, and having performed with some of South Florida's best singers and musicians, I offer a wealth of knowle

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Herb P.
Allen is an EXCELLENT teacher!! Allen knows how to explain music theory in a very practical way, has a lot of patience, and motivated me to keep going after my dream of playing the piano
Sabu M.
Great teacher
Rigel
Allen was an amazing Piano teacher. Its been over a year since I have taken lessons with him but the knowledge, technique, and material he taught me I still take with me to this day. Anyone can simply memorize how to play a song but he teaches you the intuition you need to truly play Piano. Music is not something that was easy for me to get, but I can personally say after taking lessons with him I understand Piano and what music really is a lot more than what I did before. He has his recommended way of learning and curriculum, but he really does align his teaching process based on the way the student learns. He is very patient. Sometimes it would take a while for me to catch on to something, but he was always very patient and encouraging which was very helpful for me overcoming challenges. Overall, a great teacher that really understands his students.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Madison, TN

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Madison is $70. 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
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$70 average

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"Keira is an excellent teacher who loves sharing her insight with others. I would recommend her for all ages as she works equally well with children and adults. Her background in songwriting across different genres helped shaped my music into songs I love playing."
Angela
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"Indigo is an awesome teacher!"
Geoff
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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"My writing was sub-par, to say the least. Margo helped me to paint a vivid picture with my words, and also create melodies to best express them. Now, I consult her every time I have a song or poem to write!"
Caitlin
Took Songwriting lessons from Margo L.
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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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"He just makes our music so much better. An exceptional teacher.

Randy has worked with my partner and I for 15 years. He took our melodies, arranged them, and turned them into songs that were actually singable. Watching Randy run a rehearsal and teach people songs is a sight to behold. He makes it happen quickly and efficiently, and we always have fun.

In all sincerity, I consider Randy to be the most talented musician I've ever known. He is a great teacher, even of inexperienced adults, and fun to work with. A winning combination all the way around.
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Took Songwriting lessons from Randy L.
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"Alvin is a great producer and collaborator to work with! I have been working with Alvin the past few months, and it has been a great experience! He is dedicated to making quality music, and really understand the needs of a songwriter and vocalist from the role of a producer and arranger. He takes the time and care with his clients to deliver results in a timely manner, and I look forward to creating more great songs with him in the future!"
Liz
Took Songwriting lessons from Alvin A.
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"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."
Richard
Took Songwriting lessons from Bob W.
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"Fernando is one of the best vocal coaches around. He is a great vocalist and coach, but what I love most about working with him is his patience, guidance and support. He takes the time to fully understand what it is his clients are trying to accomplish and creates his lessons based on this. In other words, he works to help you achieve the best vocals given your chosen genre. I've worked with other vocal coaches and some of them just have a pre made lesson, which is fine, but I like the fact Fernando structures the lessons base on my style and what I am trying to achieve. If you do POP, he helps you with POP, if you do R&B he helps you with R&B etc etc.. but around you, not just some basic pre-boxed lessons.

He is brilliant when it comes to writing music and helping come up with new ideas for songs. He once taught me a game for writing lyrics about 4 years ago that to this day I still use in my sessions.

I continue to use the teachings he has given me in my music career and with my clients when we are in the studio recording. He is my number 1 recommendation when clients ask for a vocal coach."
Zaque Eyn
Took Songwriting lessons from Fernando T.
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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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"Kyle is very knowledgeable, informative, patient, and creative in his teaching style. I am learning a lot about how to write good songs, and my self-confidence with this is improving. And I am just a beginning songwriter! Definitely several points above average."
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Kyle K.
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