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Lance R.

32 Reviews
Garland, TX
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelors in Music from University of South Florida
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Lance R.

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Are you ready to start writing your own music, but you aren't sure where to start? I'm (almost) a Dr. in teaching people how to do just that! These lessons will give you the basic song writing tools necessary to create a beautiful, catchy tune that will truly speak to your individuality as a musician.

About Lance

Dr. Lance Russell is a Professor of Music offering private lessons online and in the Dallas area. He received his B.M. and M.M. in Vocal Performance from the University of South Florida, and a Ph. D in Music Theory, with a related field in Vocal Pedagogy from the University of North Texas. His

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Nick
Great first lesson!
Bill Croughan
Lance is very well prepared to help a beginner sax player like me to learn the fundamentals. He has plenty of drills, songs to learn, and other resources for any question I have. He's also happy to share his very deep knowledge of singing and music theory. Definitely would recommend!
Michelle R.
Lance is very patient and has a beautiful voice; his instruction was quite easy to follow even though I was very nervous.... I am so excited to go on this singing journey and find my voice! Thank you Lance!

Scott S.

6 Reviews
McKinney, TX
Starting at $27
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Awarded Most improved Jazz Guitarist from Georgia Perimeter College
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Scott S.

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music theory goes hand in hand with songwriting. Also I have had experience in creative and poetic writing throughout my collegiate career. I teach some degree of songwriting to all of my students

About Scott

Scott S. I started playing guitar while in high school. Then, I furthered my studies in guitar at the Atlanta Institute of Music (2 Years) and Georgia Perimeter College (2 Years) where I studied Music Theory and Jazz. It was during these few years when I played in several rock, Bluegrass and Jazz

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Scott
Scott is a very patient teacher. He adapts his lessons based on the students understanding music theory and what student wants to achieve on a personal level. Personally, I was very shy and with little understanding of theory but was willing learn and apply Scott's teachings. What I didn't expect, is a life long friendship. I would highly recommend anyone who from a beginner to experienced player to Scott Sadler to expand their knowledge in music.
Georgia
I took weekly in-home lessons with Scott from (roughly) age 6 to age 13 and I could not recommend him more highly. Though I should be reviewing Scott as a teacher and musician, I feel that I should first mention Scott as a person; Learning from such a young age and through an incredibly formative time of my life, Scott became for me a sort of mentor as well as a teacher. He encouraged me to do what I cared about, allow myself to be creative, and get over the fear of making mistakes and owning my own work. Scott listens to what his students have to say, whether it’s feedback, goals, or concerns, guitar and life related alike. Easygoing, positive, and never judgmental, he creates a space where a student feels genuinely heard, and for me this was very important.

When it comes to lessons, it is impossible to miss how passionate Scott is for what he does; Scott is always full of ideas for each student and how they can use their strengths and interests, and he puts time and energy into personalizing each student’s lessons instead of simply going by the book. He does this because he is genuinely passionate about each of his students. For me, this meant turning to song-writing when I « just can’t do Taylor Swift » as I remember a 6-year-old me sighing one day, helping me learn to craft my own solos, or teaching me to write my own tabs for songs I couldn’t find yet online. Scott introduced me to blues and jazz at a young age and showed me so much about music I would never have otherwise found, and he always taught me the theory behind what we did so I understood what I was doing and could apply it on my own. I’ll never forget learning Georgia On My Mind, learning how to solo over it on my own (and do it well), and the pride of seeing what I was capable of after all that work; even 4 years later, I still know the song by heart.

In terms of capability, Scott is highly proficient and can handle just about anything you throw at him. Because he seriously knows what he is doing, he can improvise and tailor lessons to teach you what you want to learn. While I was learning, I always looked to Scott to play a piece I was struggling with to see how it could be improved, as he always played it beautifully. Listening to Scott play, I was always re-inspired or re-motivated to learn and to improve.

I’m sure I’ve been rambling for far too long at this point and I could honestly continue for a while, but I’ll spare you and simply leave it at this: I am endlessly grateful to Scott for what and how he taught and cannot recommend him more highly to anyone who wants to really learn how to play. No matter your age, experience, interests or other concerns, Scott can teach you, and teach you well.
Kimberly
Scott taught my son for 4 years before he married and moved away. Heart breaking for my son bc Scott encouraged my son creatively while teaching him fundamentals and theory. In the end Scott was teaching my son how to compose songs that my son had written. Scott is honest and great with kids.
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Christiaan S.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $125
  • Speaks French, Italian, German, Russian, Yiddish, German Latin, Italian Latin, Czech
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christiaan S.

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I've co-written songs with Chris Eaton (Janet Jackson, Keith Urban, Amy Grant) and Jay Stolar. I can help you make the track and write the lyric.

About Christiaan

Christiaan's students have sung at Madison Square Garden and Columbia University, and secured admittance to Master's degrees at NYU and London's Royal Central School. Christiaan's teaching style blends the joy and play of music with discipline through exercises, physiology, Alexander Technique, tex

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George D.
WOW! Seriously, he's that good.

Before I started my lessons with Christiaan I would blow my voice out during extended singing sessions and knew I needed to find a vocal coach with the expertise to help me to prevent permanent damage. He quickly identified my strengths and weaknesses and gave me many tools and techniques I never even thought I'd be capable of.

Christiaan has an amazing teaching style and always brings positive energy to each lesson. He knows how to offer constructive criticism in a gentle way that makes you excited to want to do better.

I'm much more motivated and confident as a singer-songwriter as a result of these lessons and I can't thank him enough for bringing that element to my life.
Jerry H.
I took classes with Christiaan for about a year and a half. He is a really experienced singer, and his lessons were amazing!
We worked together for a grad school audition for vocal performance. I would not have got the offer without Christiaan. He was super helpful, patient, and really helped me become a better singer/performer! Definitely recommend his lessons!
Sarathi ..
I just had my first lesson with Christiaan. He was amazing. Gentle, very positive, and really good at observing and figuring out my strengths and weaknesses. He's also inspired me to learn with his love of music and thoughtful approach.

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Matthew F.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
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Matthew F.

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Experienced guitarist/songwriter/producer of the Maryland rock band Master Sword offering lessons to beginner through intermediate players. Learn music theory (including chords and scales from basic to advanced), how to craft songs, ear training, and more. Focus is mainly on rock, pop, and metal guitar performance.

Take your playing from bedroom jamming to a successful and financially stable group or solo act with advice on social media marketing, which financial decisions are most worth it, and building a fanbase (my band currently has over 20,000 followers across social media.)

About Matthew

Hey everyone! Thanks for checking out my profile. My name's Matt, I'm a guitar teacher from Frederick, Maryland with 16 years of guitar playing experience, 9 years of live performance experience, 5 years of music production experience, and a passion for teaching up and coming musicians how to bo

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Chris
Matt's a great instructor with a holistic approach to music. His experience helped shape the way I think about the guitar beyond just the technicality — teaching me to focus on concept and creative intent. His appreciation for a wide range of styles also encouraged me to explore more interesting phrasing and develop my own style.

I was a relatively aimless player and Matt showed me how to apply myself to music. Highly recommended!
Andrew K.
Matt really helped me with my guitar playing. He patiently went over the basics with me and let me go at my own pace, using songs I like to help me improve my technique, confidence, and knowledge of scales and chords.
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Tim B.

63 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks French
  • Bachelors in Management and Human Resources Management from Portland State University
  • Teaching since 1994
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Tim B.

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I started writing songs since I was 17, I have learned that sometimes it takes a hundred songs before you get ten good ones for an album. Well versed in helping create 3 minute songs for radio airplay. If you are into progressive music like Rush and Dream Theatre, I also understand how to write songs without concern of time limit that aren't necessarily made for radio but for pure enjoyment.

About Tim

I love to help anyone who has been told they're not able to play guitar, has quit out of frustration, or been told they're too old or too young to play. *** Lesson Details *** Each lesson is customized to your learning style and different for everyone depending on what you want to learn. Most o

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Tim’s a great instructor. He’s very encouraging, enthusiastic and knowledgeable!
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Kyle K.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Audio Engineering from Recording Workshop
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Kyle K.

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This is where we ultimately want to be, right? I write everyday and it's my favorite thing to do and teach.

Put all your knowledge and abilities to work as you compose songs!

I'll show you song structure, groove, styles, feels, moods, emotions etc.

About Kyle

TakeLessons.com Instructor since 2012, Kyle K. is now available for online lessons worldwide featuring a screen sharing experience like no other for personal and detailed instruction! Kyle has been playing guitar and bass for over 25 years, written hundreds of songs and is currently a profession

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Ian
Lessons with Kyle have really opened up Ableton to me as a beginner. Each time I come to the lesson with a challenge I've been hitting while messing around with the software, and after the lesson I leave with a new toolkit to not only solve that problem, but open up so many new creative options. Love it! Highly recommended.
Ian
This intro lesson with Kyle was awesome. He's a great guy, very prepared, and even though I'm a complete beginner I left this first lesson with a solid plan of action to create my first basic beats! Looking forward to the next one lesson :)
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The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Prosper is $67. 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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"I’ve been writing songs with Bob on and off since 1989, I think it was. He’s the best: inventive – lyrically and melodically; with a deep understanding of musical structure and a wealth of experience. Our songs have aired on several cable shows and songs of mine he produced and played on were used on NBC, ABC, FOX, public television, as well as on German TV, Sirius, and radio stations around the world. You’ll get what you paid for: Bob’s the real deal.

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“First-rate compositions,” wrote Ken Tucker ("Entertainment Weekly" and radio’s "Fresh Air") of Williams’ songs. Both "Publishers Weekly" and "School Library Journal" highly recommend Williams’ two CDs for children. "One out of thousands!” wrote a reviewer for Europe’s "Radio Marabu" of Williams’s pop/folk-rock CD, “...true, honest music…a priceless treasure for a lifetime.”"
Karl
Took Songwriting lessons from Bob W.
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"Technology today is incredible. I'm in Norway, Fawn is in Los Angeles. Where else could I find a quality teacher with a couple of hit songs help me at my craft? If it weren't for the internet I would have never found such a talented songwriter to help me tighten my songs. I love, love, LOVE the time I spend with Fawn hashing out my songs to record with my band in the studio. She is so gifted, easy going, precise and fun. She really respects keeping the integrity and emotions of my songs and is good at keeping people open to changes that are necessary to make a mediocre song great."
Anneke Grace
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Excellent teacher, very knowledgable!"
Mengdi
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric J.
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"I had a one off single lesson with Matthew, I was only in New York for a couple days and was lucky enough to get a sing writing session with him. He gave some great insight and valid techniques towards song writing. He was easy going and very friendly. Would certainly recommend."
Paul
Took Songwriting lessons from Matthew K.
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"Talented and insightful teacher!"
Cortnie
Took Songwriting lessons from Josh L.
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"So far my daughter is pleased and is looking forward to working with Joe. She has only had 1 lesson so far but it was smooth sailing and all went well."
Katelyn
Took Songwriting lessons from Joe R.
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"Jessica is great: she is knowledgeable, flexible, and super helpful! I liked my classes with her a lot!"
Jessica
Took Songwriting lessons from Jessica R.
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"Jonah is an easy-going, kind and talented songwriter, who is already teaching me music theory, and helping me develop my song in just one session! I look forward to our next session. Great, patient teacher."
Elizabeth
Took Songwriting lessons from Jonah R.
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"Indigo is a fabulous and diverse teacher! I've been taking lessons with her for about 9 months. Although my lessons are "officially" for songwriting, we divide our time among that, guitar technique, and music theory. I've experienced so much progress and fun in several areas, and I attribute that to Indigo's teaching and guidance. I even wrote and produced my first solo song! Don't miss the chance to work with a great musician and teacher!"
Jeff
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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"I wouldn’t have the career I have today or be where am today without the expert coaching of Miss Fawn. Highly recommend!"
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