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Darrell V.

26 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English
  • Awarded NYSSMA Grade 6A+ from New York State School Music Association
  • Music Composition & Conducting from Fredonia School of Music
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Darrell V.

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Rock, Classical, Jazz, Blues, Gospel, March, Country, Folk, Bluegrass, Swing, Big Band, Theater, Symphonic, Pop, Metal, Punk, Americana, Avant-garde...

About Darrell

Why these lessons are different: - Formally trained conductor/composer/producer - Individual or group session options including full band production - A long roster of satisfied clients - Broad base of musical styles (rock, classical, jazz, blues, metal, bluegrass, folk, theater, big band,

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Aviv C.
Good instructor
Frank S.
Darrell helped me a lot to get a handle on my Ableton rig. I needed to set up midi tracks, locate presets to create cool sounds from plugins. Then I needed to export the audio of a couple of those tracks to import into a separate Pro Tools project. Lot of progress, thanks Darrell! -- Frank S
Natalie Watson
Absolutely loved the lesson and loved Darrell. He made me feel very comfortable and made the lesson fun. I learned a lot and really am looking forward to the next ones. Very excited to be embarking on this new venture in my life.
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Jonas W.

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Bastrop, TX
Starting at $30
  • Music from St edwards university
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jonas W.

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I have been a songwriter my whole life, Ive taught many successful artist how to improv there songwriting skills and to understand this beautiful art form of storytelling chord and melody combining in a personal expression of the individual telling the the story. I teach Lyric writing , song structure, Music Composition and more. My job as a Record producer is to help artist get the most out of their songs and arrangements. I love teaching songwriting.

About Jonas

Hi I’m Jonas! I live to make music. I’m 38 and I’ve been a professional touring musician since I was 13. I have 15 yrs teaching experience. I’ve been a record producer/sound engineer/studio owner for 20 yrs. I teach right out of my studio recently relocated to downtown bastrop where I live. I stil

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I’ve never taken a lesson with Jonas, but in nearly three decades of covering local goings-on as Music Editor at the Austin Chronicle, I can certainly attest that this man is a musical GENIUS. And as I type that word, I’m trying to think of another local musician I would so readily apply said assignation to. His accumen on six strings is preternatural. In playing with a broad cross section of bands and individuals, Jonas asserts a truly uncanny ability to coax any sound out of his instrument at any give moment. When he does, it’ll be the ONLY sound that should’ve have come forth at that juncture. That’s a rare feat in ANY musician. Jonas’ confidence as a musician/guitarist/producer is only equal to his empathy for others and both remain palpable as his greatest gifts outside of shit-hot natural ability. If I played guitar, I’d absolutely lose my mind at the opportunuty to be mentored by Jonas. You will find NO ONE BETTER. Amen, y’all.

David L.

34 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Jazz Studies from University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2000
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David L.

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Writing songs is not as difficult as it may seem. I have guided many students through the process. It is truly a fun and creative time for both student and teacher.
Some familiarity with harmonic and rhythmic concepts, as well as some analytic terminology is necessary to get the ideas out of your head and into the air. I like to start by analyzing the songs of others and discussing them. Then we get down to the brass tacks and talk about the song as if it were no different than the blueprint of a building.

About David

My name is David and I'm a professional musician who just moved to North Austin. I came from Cincinnati, where I went to the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, taught dozens of students at all levels and played regular gigs every weekend. I have been teaching for over fifteen y

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David T.
David , arrived on time at my home for my first piano lesson in 25 years.
He was friendly and knowledgeable and soon found some things for me to work on, but he was patient with this 53
Year old guy.
I feel confident that my piano skills will improve greatly with David’s tuition.
I eagerly look forward to my next lesson.
Tam T.
David is the best and the sweetest piano teacher we have ever have. He is so patient, kind, caring and creative in his teaching method.

My 5 year old has a little autism symptom so she's very easy to get distracted. Yet we have great fun time in every class with him. His class worth 20 min driving there and 20 min driving back, using toll road!
Lori
David has been so amazing with out 9 year old daughter. We have gone to him for over 2 years and she has come so far with her skills! He has so much patience. He's so kind and wonderful with kids. We were recommended by a friend and now we recommend him! He's high in demand for sure! We are sad we can't use him anymore due to scheduling issues. His prices are better than others too!

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Landon S.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaching since 2005
  • BA in Music Composition from Westmont College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Landon S.

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Learn about chord progressions, voice leading, melodic composing, accompaniment, writing lyrics, and a lot more!

About Landon

I am a full time musician and I love to share my passion with students. I am always learning more, as a lifelong learner. I hope you join me in having fun with music! *** Lesson Details *** I teach in a comfortable setting, working on technique and encouraging the student to develop a healthy,

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Lorraine S.
When the student is ready the teacher will appear and am I glad! This is working out great. Landon is knowledgeable, patient, and talented. Just what I need to expand my musical endeavors.
Marlee M.
My Daughter had her 1st lesson and loved it! Landon was kind patient with just enough silliness for my 6yr old to feel completely comfortable. I was shocked and excited to hear her actually play. When we left she said she couldn’t wait to go back and asked if Landon could be her teacher forever.
John T.
Took time to explain so I could understand, great lesson! I can hardly wait for the next one.
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Avi B.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded The Mark Brunswick Composition Award from CUNY City College of New York
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Avi B.

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Is becoming the next great singer/songwriter your dream? Then you're in the right place!

Get every aspect of your music tuned and prepped. We'll analyze the songs you love to find out why they're so incredible, then we'll apply these techniques to writing your own songs!

Learn how to write and arrange pop/rock instruments and basic engineering to become a music making machine!

About Avi

***COVID-19 UPDATE: Until authorities have deemed it safe, all of my lessons will take place online. Thank you for your cooperation and patience during this strange and important time.*** Greetings! My name’s Avi and I’m committed to getting you to rock your heart out as quickly as possible. My

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Cody
Really great teacher, explains really well.
David N.
Just took my first lesson (I am a beginner) with Ari and he was easy to work with; really friendly; totally understands my goals and is not judgmental. I am really looking forward to working with Ari as I think I'll achieve my goals of learning to play the guitar without a lot of mental strain. I give Ari totally 5+ stars!!
Isabella
First lesson with Avi was great! I have been playing guitar for about 6 months self-taught and could feel myself plateauing, in need of a teacher. He made things really easy by listening to what I want to improve upon and learn, immediately giving some useful tips on things I had been struggling with, and going over what we could do to achieve my goals. He's very good at explaining things in a way that is clear and doesn't make them seem intimidating, even if it's something I typically have a hard time with. Also, it was a great mix of physical guitar stuff (such as helping me improve barre chords), basic theory to begin with (such as how to form a chord), and also breaking down mental barriers which had previously kept me intimidated by songwriting. I am already much more confident and ready to try new things! Overall, if you are looking to improve at guitar or start for the first time, I recommend Avi.

Sunshine C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Sunshine C.

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Hello I'm Starshine I'm a singer-songwriter.
I've written several songs over the years.
It's a part of who I am and flows freely from my soul. I have a natural knack for songwriting. It's one of my biggest highest Passions.
My husband and I BOTH write songs, and sing and play our music around town in and at local venues erc.

I will show you different patterns and techniques that you can use to write the songs that are in your heart.

I can either show you how to do all of it yourself or I can help co-write some songs with you. Or if you have lyrics of your own that you can't find some melodies to go with, I can help you with that as well.

And vice versa, if you have melodies but you can't come up with the lyrics, we can also work on that.

And always always let's make it fun fun fun! Hats off to you, Starshine!

About Sunshine

Hello!😄♥️😁 I'm Sunshine! I'm a singer songwriter musician, I teach music locally, and now online, my husband does as well. My husband & I own a music business, we sell guitars, keyboards, drums, mandolin, ukulele's, etc.. (lots of different instruments). We BOTH both give music lessons. I teach

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Austin, TX

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Austin 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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$56 average
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"It’s really fun and you’re surrounded by people who want the best for you. It’s a great environment!"
Kayla
Took Songwriting lessons from Janeen F.
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"Cool & is really nice. Never have to ask any questions. I would very much recommend Kyle."
Colleen
Took Songwriting lessons from Kyle K.
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"So, if you need a music coach, Fawn is the one! She teaches just about all things music! She is honestly the best. Fawn is always friendly and works with you on all possible songwriting, melodic and lyrical issues. She is also great with working with your schedule.
Fawn is easy to talk to and she brings up thought provoking topics I would have never thought to write about. We work in Google Docs so I can see as she makes adjustments and changes. I am learning more than I thought imaginable and my
songwriting is getting stronger and tighter. Thanks Fawn!"
Trent
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Greg shares his expertise freely and made the concepts easy to understand. He is an extraordinary musician and comical educator. His presentation was compelling and I couldn’t wait to return for more lessons! Now I can tackle the songwriting process with confidence!"
Brian
Took Songwriting lessons from Greg C.
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"I've struggled to write my own songs and Adam has been a huge help in providing not only the knowledge to write but also the support to have confidence in myself. Highly recommended!"
Tory
Took Songwriting lessons from Adam K.
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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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"Lorin is a wonderful teacher."
Beth
Took Songwriting lessons from Lorin D.
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"Jan is wonderful to work with!

I worked with Jan thru skype while living in Australia on my songwriting and singing, she is a joy to work with really caring and helped me challenge myself to become a better songwriter. There were even days I woke up at 4am Australian time just to work with her! The whole experience was great! I then had the pleasure to work with her in person to record some of the songs we had been working on as I traveled to LA for a few weeks. Her techniques really helped me bring out certain emotions and I can't express how much I enjoy working with Jan."
Fiona
Took Songwriting lessons from Jan L.
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"Keira made songwriting so fun, my boys didn't even know that they were learning! I would highly recommend Keira Moran."
Val
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"It was a good lesson."
BarBara
Took Songwriting lessons from Randy L.
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