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Jonathan G.

26 Reviews
Richmond, VA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance plus a minor in Jazz Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Teaching since 1990
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Jonathan G.

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About Jonathan

Professional musician since age 11 in NYC. Specializing in online lessons. Worked with the Coasters, Drifters, O'Jays, Platters & Temptations plus the Ringling Bros/Barnum & Bailey Circus before the age of 30. Earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance with a minor in Jazz Studies from VCU in

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Kwesi A.
Jonathan is very very patient and has all the skills to train everyone. I will recommend to everyone who needs to know, study and enjoy the excitement in playing piano, guitar and singing .
Daniel
He has a good ear and can help quickly with transcriptions. More importantly, he also gave some practical advice.
Ami K.
My son enjoys his music lessons with Jonathan, who is infinitely patient teaching what can be a challenging instrument. My son responds well to Jonathan's instruction, and he appreciates having access to a professional performer as a teacher. Jonathan encourages my son to learn a variety of music, including both challenging classical pieces and more recognizable popular and jazz pieces, which helps to sustain his interest in the lessons.
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Scott K.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Scott K.

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Songwriting for me is the best part. I’ve written 50 good and 50 bad songs at least. Practice makes perfect but inspiration is hard to force. Lets understand the complexities of theory and simplicities of powerful lyrics.

About Scott

I play upright bass, electric bass, guitar, piano, drums, and sing. I also compose original songs and Jazz music. I am currently completing my Master's at Manhattan School of Music. In NYC I have played at Smoke Jazz club and have done many private and public singer/songwriter gigs singing and play

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Phillip Hsieh
Great instructor, very patient and knowledgable, Perfect for beginning players. Very chill, enjoyable experience.
John Bonacci
I had no clue how to play a bass guitar. I was fortunate thru the college he was teaching at to be honored to have Scott teach me at my beginner level, the basics of bass guitar. His patience with me was much appreciated as again, this was new to me and at the time being 69 years old, I wasn’t a quick learner. After several sessions, I was able to play basic cords, study the notes on the frets thru his lesson plan. I was sad that Scott left the college for NYC, but was very happy for him as he wanted to pursue his masters degree. Thanks to his patience and excellent teaching skills, I was able to continue lessons with another instructor and not embarrass myself as I had minute skills that helped me become a little more than a beginner. I am still going at it and loving every second but it was Scott’s patience and teaching skills that kept the fire lit to continue pursuing my love of the bass guitar. I can’t thank Scott enough and I wish him well with his goal of a master’s degree.
Sal
Scott is a great teacher and an even better friend. His background in music makes him unlike any other instructor. I’d highly recommend him to anyone, at any skill level.
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Frixos P.

61 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, some Portuguese, some Greek, Some Spanish
  • Awarded Epilepsy Foundation Award from Raising $10,000 by producing and selling a dedicated CD
  • Teaching since 2010
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Frixos P.

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We will learn the basics of composition by listening to music extensively and by studying the principles of music theory. We will explore popular styles, chord progressions, and techniques most commonly used in songwriting.

About Frixos

Frixos states that his love for music probably started before he was born. “I’m pretty sure the Motown sounds my mother loved to listen and move to permeated to me through her.” Add to that his exposure to different ethnic sounds like Greek (his origins) folklore and contemporary music, Portuguese

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Luis S.
Great guy. Very knowledgeable and friendly.
We were able to clarify a number of questions that I had about the saxophone
Looking forward to the next lesson
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Young student with no previous experience... Frixos taught him so much, encouraged him, challenged him.... Didn't even really want to even try sax lessons before he met Frixos but now he has joined his school band.... Thank you Frixos!!!!

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Tamara M.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music from York University
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Tamara M.

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I would love to work with you on uour songwriting!

I am currently writing music for television and film. I have been writing songs for 20+ years and can teach you everything from creating that special memorable moment in a song to song structure and marketability.

Look forward to working with you!! All levels welcome.

About Tamara

Hello! My name is Tamara, I have over 20 years experience teaching music both in the classroom and private piano lessons. I love working with children and adults of all ages and ability levels. I teach everything from Classical, Pop, Theory, Show Tunes, and Songwriting! In addition to teaching

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Jake
Been taking piano lessons for a few months now.. Tamara is an awesome teacher. You'll learn a lot and love the classes! She's a rockstar instructor!!
David
Thanks Tamara! You are a wonderful teacher. Been learning a lot of new music. Love the classes!
Angel
Thank you for helping me improve my piano skills — Tamara has a great teaching style, very attentive, and is always positive. Teaching online has been great (especially these days!) I’ve always wanted to keep up with my lessons and it’s been so easy and fun! She really is a great teacher. Definitely recommend!
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Heather M. L.

133 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Merit Scholarship from Westminster Choir College of Rider University
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Heather M. L.

133 Reviews
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Writing songs is so much fun, and easier than you think! Having studied jazz and pop theory and songwriting at Westminster Choir College, and the Berklee College of Music online, combined with my own personal experience writing music as a singer here in northeast Florida, has prepared me to teach the beginning fundamentals of songwriting.

About Heather M.

More important than my conservatory education and my experience as an educator and a performer is my passion for teaching music and acting and my undying belief that anyone can learn to be a musician and an actor. I'm currently available to teach lessons in my own St. Augustine home studio and

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My daughter really enjoyed her first acting lesson with heather and is looking forward to the next lesson.
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So glad I finally decided to go forward with taking lessons. Heather is so sweet and takes the pressure out of learning!
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Gabriel C.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Original Song from Southern California Music Makers
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Gabriel C.

29 Reviews
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I teach all ages, from beginner to advanced. I will help you write songs in any genre you like, both children and adult songs.
I will help you unleash your creativity, bring your song to fruition, increase your confidence, and accomplish your goals. You will learn how to put your lyrics to music. I can also help you put together a recording of your song with the full sound of a band behind your vocals!

About Gabriel

From 4th to 12 grade I studied piano under Dr. Anne Karanikolaou. I studied music theory, rhythm, technique, composition, and performance at Saddleback College. My core qualifications are extended piano techniques, lesson plan development, performance assessments, putting on bi-annual recitals,

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Mary
Gabriel has been teaching my son Riser (age 7 now) for over 2 years now. We feel so blessed! My son progressed so quickly. Gabriel is patient, engaging and has a gift for helping kids grow their piano skills week by week. I love that he's also created "recitals" for his students to play for people! We recently switched from in home lessons to doing them through FaceTime, and it's almost like having Gabe in our home with us.
Paris
I’m an adult learner and was overwhelmed with the idea of jumping back into piano lessons after a long stint away and not a lot of foundation to start from. I enlisted the help of Gabriel and found his patience, encouragement and thoughtful teaching style put me right at ease! After a few lessons I was on my way and managed to stumble my way through a big chunk of a complicated song I had been wanting to learn! During this uncertain time in history where we are all self-isolating to protect ourselves and each other, I think there is no better time than to pick up where I left off and start my lessons again. I’ll be resuming online lessons with Gabriel again and encourage you to do the same! You won’t be disappointed. 🙂
Valerie , Erwan and Ella
Gabriel was amazing. He Taught my two kids and me for many years. I can’t say enough how amazing he is!!!
He is very patient and know how to deal with kids of all ages. He understands how each child is different and customize his lessons plans to their needs. He is truly an amazing teacher

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Mechanicsville, VA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Mechanicsville is $68. 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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"I am an older student that has been predominantly self-taught, and wanted some assistance with my songwriting. What better teacher is there than one with than one that is signed, is proficient at music theory and teaches a number of instruments? Natalie has used a variety of resources to help move me forward."
Rich LeBlanc
Took Songwriting lessons from Natalie H.
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"Really fun and I really enjoyed it"
Alyssa
Took Songwriting lessons from Hannah G.
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"I have been learning so much from Fawn! I can honestly say I have become a professional songwriter because of her guidance, talent and knowledge. I have had a few placements and I will keep training with Fawn to keep getting stronger as a lyricist and composer. Thanks Fawn!"
BWT
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"Enzo always comes out excited from his class with Axel. Looking forward for more"
Enzo
Took Songwriting lessons from Axel O.
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"Talented and insightful teacher!"
Cortnie
Took Songwriting lessons from Josh L.
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"great lesson. Excellent instructor"
David
Took Songwriting lessons from Josh L.
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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!"
Ascap Songwriter GIA
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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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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"AMAZING!! Outstanding work and makes songwriting so enjoyable! She’s so kind and highly recommend!💕"
Jadyn
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"Terry was on time - professional - and inspiring. We're excited to keep working with him!"
Sam
Took Songwriting lessons from Terry P.
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