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David M.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Awarded B.M./M.M. Scholarship from Webster Universty
  • Teaching since 1986
  • B.M./M.M. Music Theory and Composition from Webster University
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David M.

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Classical composition and form, jazz composition including scoring and arranging. Other styles include pop, rock, and blues.

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Composer and guitarist David began formal music training at the age of 5 on the drums. He taught himself guitar as a teenager and began playing in local rock bands. Initially entering college as a Journalism major, his passion for music led him to Meramec College where he studied Music Theory with

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Brian O.
Patient, encouraging, extremely knowledgeable, and always there to answer questions. Everything you could want in a teacher.
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Dave is great. Very patient and a good teacher.
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Kevin C.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kevin C.

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I have been a songwriter for 5 years. Songwriting is often thought to be about writing about your life. It can be, but in fact some of the most prolific song lyrics have been written without any real story behind it. What writers such as The Eagles, Michael Jackson, John Mayer, Nirvana, etc used was their ability to project the feelings of those around them into their song for inspiration. Their imagination, life experiences, and repetition guided them to write lyrics that wouldn’t even be how they normally speak. Through my lessons, I will talk you through my process, we will go over exercises I use to help me overcome “writers block” and talk about what makes a good song. Your homework will include listening to lyrics and analyzing them. We will play rhyme games to improve improvisation, and I can even help with current lyrics you’re working on. If you’ve ever wanted to write songs but didn’t know where to start, sign up and let’s get started!

About Kevin

I am a Multi-Instrumentalist who teaches Guitar, Drums, Bass, Music Production, Audio Engineering, Cinematography, Photography, and Video Editing. My instrumental experience includes 13 years of live performance, recording and songwriting. I focus my lessons around the understanding of music the

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Connor J.
I have learned so much in just a few short lessons with Kevin. He is a great teacher, and a great musician. We explored so much more than I anticipated and he put me on the right track to teach myself more on my on time, which I am very grateful for. You will learn a LOT from Kevin!!
Sergio P.
Great lesson, I leaned so much from Kevin! He has so much patience and is really good with giving tips and tricks.
Jon
Highly recommend Kevin! Just started drums and did 2 months of lessons with him at his in-home studio. Really cool set up, and he listens to what you’re interested in learning, while also recommending what to practice during the week between lessons. Also had a few jam sessions with him which were awesome!
Super chill guy, and I’m sure he’s great for every skill level and age. Thanks Kevin, will be back soon for follow up sessions!
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Jordan P.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • B.A. in Psychology from University of South Florida
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Jordan P.

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About me:
B.A. in Music Studies from USF
B.A. in Psychology from USF
Currently studying for my M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Rider University
Over 4 years experience teaching piano, voice, music theory, and composition
I have worked professionally as a classical singer and pianist for over 4 years
I also have been involved in pop, rock, and jazz bands throughout my musical journey, and even make my own pop music!

In my lessons I focus on the student's goals, so everything I teach will correlate with what you want to learn.

All ages, genres, interests, and abilities are welcome!

About Jordan

Hello there! I have over 4 years of experience as a piano and voice instructor. I taught students of all ages, from children ages 5-17 to adults ranging from age 18 to late 60s. I have taught students at ability levels ranging from the very beginning stages to students doing more intermediate/adva

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Alicia N.

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Starting at $25
  • Bachelor of (Music) Ministry from Visible Music College
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alicia N.

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I have been a songwriter for over 20 years. I have a bachelor degree in Music Ministry with training in Worship Leadership and Songwriting. I’ve written over 500 songs through the years and find it to be my passion to teach others to write as well. My goals as your songwriting couch are to help you find your style by narrowing down your strengths and weaknesses when it comes to writing.

Some students may be stronger in lyrical writing and some stronger in the melody and rhythm. We start with your strengths and desires on what you’d like to grow in and go from there. I believe anyone is able to write songs. And everyone can sing and has a voice that can influence at least one person but perhaps more! But it all starts in the beginning stages of growth behind the scenes, tackling the cohesion of strong lyrics, new and exciting melody hooks, unique rhythms and influential in the day we live in today!

So whatever your goals are and whatever you are seeking help with, I am confident I ...

About Alicia

Hello! I am Alicia! I am a music loving, Jesus following, joy-driven, child-like kid at heart who wants to bring the fun, skill, challenge and growth to your kid! I am not your typical music teacher but I think you and your child will love it! I tend to try to reach your child’s inner goofy and orn

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Beverly
Alicia has been a great vocal coach. She is knowledgeable about music and always takes the time to explain why we do the exercises we do. She adapts lessons based on things that I told her I wanted to try. Then, she encourages me to keep going!
Jamey
Alicia has been giving my 8 year old daughter singing lesson for several months. My daughter has made amazing progress and Alicia’s patience and music training is superb! She is kind hearted and has a gift to teach! We will definitely continue to have Alicia train our child and we are looking forward to the outcome!
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Jason M.

101 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Associate of Arts in Music and Business from KPC, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Jason M.

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I started writing songs at age 7. I recorded my first song at age 16. I use theory and chord progressions with my instrumental students to help develop their own style sometimes by only adding suggestions. I teach a rock camp in the summertime where kids age 7-15 come out and learn to write original music and perform it on stage in only a week.

About Jason

TakeLessons.com Instructor since it's inception, Jason M. is available for in person and online lessons worldwide leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 20 years, ukulele, bass, banjo and keyboard for over 10 and teaching music in general since 1996 and professionally

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Jaiden
My 10 year old is taking drawing lessons online with Jason. He loves it! The lesson is tailored to what he wants to learn and his confidence in what he is able to do is steadily increasing. He looks forward to his lesson every week.
Everett
Our first experience was awesome! Jason was professional, patient, kind, and down to earth! Can’t wait for the next lesson! 🙂
Barney
Jason is an awesome and patient teacher. Can't recommend him enough!
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Chris C.

76 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music from Belmont University
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chris C.

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Are you interested in being able to confidently play lead and rhythm parts in a band? Want to learn to write songs? Want to learn to just strum along to your favorite records by yourself?

I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instrument. My aim is to help every student achieve their personal goals on their instrument within the context of a relaxed and patient environment that promotes a love of music!

I achieve this by:

1) Individualizing lesson plans so that each student stays engaged and learns in the style that is best for them as learners.

2) Ensuring that students learn BOTH how to play their instrument as well as the theory behind what they are playing. This creates a more well-rounded musician that is capable of problem solving on their instrument and being able to play in a variety of settings.

I have been playing music for over 10 years and teaching private lessons since 2014. I play ...

About Chris

Are you interested in being able to confidently play lead and rhythm parts in a band? Want to learn to write songs? Want to learn to just strum along to your favorite records by yourself? I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instr

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Scott N.
Having not had a guitar lesson in almost 50 years, Chris made it easy to talk bout my goals, and immediately show me some techniques and licks that will be helpful. Also really appreciate the recorded video of the lesson and extra materials he sent as follow up.
Patrick
Chris took the time to find out my goals and where I was at as far as skill level, then tailored the lessons to be fun yet challenging. Looking forward to more lessons.
John G.
Outstanding teacher. I have had literally 20 teachers in my 40 years of on and off guitar playing and Chris is by far the best. He works to you and your capabilities and not to his pre-planned lessons. You feel no guilt and want to learn and push yourself more. I have progressed more with him than any instructor so far. Hire him!

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Linden, VA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Linden is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"My voice has significantly improved after lessons with Hannah. My tone and pitch have also improved dramatically. If you are interested in writing songs, Hannah is also a great teacher for that. I have written many songs since taking lessons from her. You don't even have to leave your home because Hannah can teach skype lessons. Many people don't like Skype lessons because they seem impersonal. I recommend trying a free lesson. You will see that Hannah makes it seem like she's there in person. I live in the country so this has been very convenient. I love her teaching style. She has empowered me to create many beautiful songs. She is very well qualified and knows what she's talking about."
Eliza
Took Songwriting lessons from Hannah G.
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"I didn't really know what to expect from songwriting lessons but Adam is very flexible with his teaching, knowledgeable, and responsive. He gives you the tools you need to pursue any path you choose and to feel good about what you're achieving. Adam is very nonjudgmental and just loves music. Thanks to him I've come very far in a short amount of time."
Danielle
Took Songwriting lessons from Adam K.
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"Fawn is a beautiful soul whose songwriting reflects her heart for humanity and her desire to uplift the human spirit. Certainly deserving of greater attention. She is an incredible songwriting teacher."
Dave C.
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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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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"Fawn is an amazing teacher. I've been taking songwriting classes from her and I learn something new every lesson. She's very sweet, talented, encouraging, and understanding. I was nervous to take lessons online at first, as I've never done it before, then was unsure who I should take from because I didn't want to get someone who was terrible. I got really lucky though, I highly recommend her. She's absolutely fantastic."
Ashley
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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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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"Fawn is my favorite music teacher. There have been real problems with the attendance of other teachers but come rain or shine Fawn is there. In 4 years I have learned more about music - piano, songwriting and voice than through any other teacher. She has a professional, enthusiastic and kind manner and I wholeheartedly recommend her."
Mike
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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Jonathan
Took Songwriting lessons from Seth D.
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"Really fun and I really enjoyed it"
Alyssa
Took Songwriting lessons from Hannah G.
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"I can't thank Fawn enough for getting me past my mental blocks. She really saved me and now I have put out my first single, with an album in the works. Thank you so much Fawn!"
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Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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