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Joshua B.

9 Reviews
Bothell, WA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joshua B.

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I have written music for small wind ensembles, including wind quartets as well as a group of bassoon players.

I currently write a few songs per week on my guitar, which often times have vocal melodies and sometimes words.

About Joshua

I am a tutor who earned a music teaching degree, substitute taught, and didn't become a school teacher. I held professional tech retail jobs and am supplementing my life with my passion - education. Whatever subject or instrument I teach, I celebrate students' successes; and I enjoy helping lear

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Jj P.
Great with my 9yo son!!
Dee Dee B.
My son had a wonderful lesson and was well prepared for his exam
Cameron P.
Our son first time playing bassoon. Base on my son experience, he find Joshua to be very nice, patients, and explains a lot of information. It help him understand about the instrument and the sound when he play. He do have a sense of humor which help my son to have fun and be more comfortable. He also teaches other instruments, too. Highly recommended to everyone!!!!

Kelly A.

39 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music - Jazz Performance from New York University
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Kelly A.

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Learn how to write songs, develop songwriting ideas, improve your lyrics, and discover new and interesting ways to compose music. Learn how to write the songs down (in music notation) so you can play them with other musicians. Learn to transcribe songs that you like (pick up by ear) and use them for inspiration. You can also work on playing and singing your songs (developing your performance), since I teach those subjects too!

About Kelly

After 13 years of teaching all levels (I also teach music at Cornish College of the Arts - since 2015), and many different styles of voice and piano lessons, I can tell you this-- I LOVE teaching! My students have ranged from 5 to over 65, from classical piano, or jazz/pop piano, to pop/rock/jazz s

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Matt
I'm a 49 year old trying to take my piano skills to the next level. Kelly is very patient and after just two lessons I've learned quite a lot. Looking forward to continuing with her and highly recommend.
Daniel
Kelly is easy to connect with and took the time to find out what my interests were so that she could create a plan oriented towards my goals.
Ryder G.
We are return customers to Kelly. My son loved her as a piano teacher but we stopped when he was taking trumpet during school. Now that he’s over trumpet, we excitedly reenrolled with Kelly. She’s so encouraging and positive. We just did my son’s first online lesson through TakeLessons and it worked flawlessly. I’d recommend Kelly in a heartbeat.
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Jared G.

5 Reviews
Everett, WA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 11 to 65
  • Diploma from Desert Mountain Higschool
  • Teaching since 1999
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Jared G.

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I can teach you how to write for all styles of music as well as help to produce and fine tune your compositions

About Jared

I have been teaching guitar almost 20 years and as an instructor, My teaching method comes from a curriculum I have developed which uses popular guitar driven rock tunes as musical etudes. Educating the student with valuable theory, reading, technique, and scale theory, while remaining fun. As a so

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Gerard O.
I am 4 or 5 lessons in with Jared and I am truly and entirely thrilled with the progress I am seeing and the depth of guitar knowledge I have gained. Jared has a way of teaching that not only allows for actually playing right away but learning the foundations of knowing the guitar and music. I can see that this allows for not just playing "songs" but making music of my own. This is the freedom of "knowing" the guitar.
Alex
Headline: Jared is amazing teacher.
Jared has excellent knowledge of music foundations and music theory.
Knows styles and genres, knows not only how to play but create too... And how this style was born.
He helps to build habit to do things right - I'm talking about technique - or, in other words - how to use your hands!
Same time he's extremely patient.

I'd like to recommend Jared for everyone who want's to learn play guitar (don't look at your age), his teaching approach works great, because he is teaching you and adjust classes for you.
Tom
Jared is real patient and easy to learn from, he keeps things simple and makes sure you understand.

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Sirena B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded GRAMMY IN THE SCHOOLS from Grammy Organization/Grammy in the Schools, awarded for composition: ‘Baby’– 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 to 30
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Sirena B.

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I believe EVERYONE has the ability to make music. I invite you to discover your songwriter self and join me on my virtual/visiting songwriting lessons. These lessons will offer discussions from songwriter colleagues of mine, giving 1:1 lessons on writing for concepts, pushing through writers block, the lyrical and melodic aspects of a song, the infinite amount of forms used to write a song, exercises that stretch your creativity, to telling the story you want to tell the world. This world needs music more than ever right now! Looking forward to meeting you and for those who are just beginners, welcome!

Sirena is a Singer-Songwriter based out of NYC, and will be a sophomore at NYU/Steinhardt this fall, majoring in songwriting and studying under Phil Galdston and Dana Calitri.

About Sirena

Hi there! My name is Sirena and I am a Singer-Songwriter based out of NYC, and will be a sophomore at NYU/Steinhardt this fall, majoring in songwriting and minoring in film. I was accepted into one of the countries most selective songwriting programs, and studying under Grammy-Award winning Phi

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AJ
I've worked with Sirena as a collaborator for a while now. Although she wasn't my teacher, she does have the capacity and the skills of a great teacher; she is passionate about her craft and is willing to help others out as a songwriter. The advice she gives is constructive and helpful and she is understanding, patient, and is great at listening attentively to the people she works with - all qualities of not only a great teacher, but a great person to work with.
Melissa
Sirena is a charming person and an excellent teacher.
When it comes to songwriting I started with her from scratch and it only took me less than 2 years to greatly improve my songwriting skills.
She was also my guitar teacher, her knowledge and experience helped me a lot to create more music.
Thank you for passing on your passion and enthusiasm for music!
Stephen
Sirena inspired me during each lesson. Her approach taught me to be less fearful while exploring concepts for songwriting. She is kind, thoughtful and passionate.
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Kelly K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Fine Art from Pacific Northwest College of Art
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Kelly K.

3 Reviews
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Explore your creative side by writing your own unique harmonies, melodies, and lyrics.

About Kelly

I am not your traditional voice teacher. Following in the footsteps of musical auteurs David Byrne and Brian Eno, I studied art at University. Immediately after graduating, I put art aside to pursue my passion for singing and songwriting in New York City. While there, I sang and played keyboard, w

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Dani
I have been a vocal student of Kelly for 2 years. I've seen such a drastic improvement. She has helped me to progress far beyond what I thought was possible. I have recently performed in 4 part barbershop quartet. Kelly helped to make that happen! You will love her!
Morgan
I am a beginner and have been working with Kellie once a week for 2 months.

As a dancer, I am interested in continued exploration of my body as a communication tool. Kellie has guided me to literally OPEN UP and FEEL (not overthink) the rhythm of my human expression.

Pros:
1) educational - music theory & voice box anatomy
2) personalized to go at my own pace
3) class is online - I can practice something vulnerable in the comfort of my own home
4) open learning environment - intuition and bodily exploration is encouraged
5) foundational approach - breath, posture, warm up drills, basic vocabulary are all emphasized

Cons:
1) class is online - nothing beats "in person" feedback
2) we meet once a week - I would like to meet more often to keep the process active (though I can't swing it right now, maybe in the future?)
3) had to download SKYPE as the communication platform

Advice to future students:
1) Pick a song/goal to guide the structure of your class.
2) Set aside personal reflection/practice time in between class each week
3) Make this unique to you. Explore your fears and WHY you are drawn to exploring your voice. This can be an empowering and therapeutic process.

Kellie is a professional creative who brings her full self to class each week. I appreciate her hard work and devotion to me as a student. I work day to day as a barista and have had regulars comment that they notice something different about the way I hold myself - yes Kellie is working some major magic. I can’t put a price tag on this experience. Thank you!
Evan
At first I just wanted lessons so I could be less embarrassed at karaoke parties. Then Kelly got me hooked. Her exercises are incredibly fun and her knowledge of how the voice works so extensive that its hard not to fall in love with singing after spending time with her. I'm now understanding how this instrument that is my body works and how I can tune it to sound better. She caters her lessons to me and what I need to work on next to gain more understanding and retrain my body to sound amazing. Its a whole body practice from posture to breathe, to anatomy to music theory. Shes amazing and I would recommend her lessons even if you never desire to sing in public.
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Janis V.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
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Janis V.

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I love teaching song writing! My credits include song placement in the Hallmark Channel movie "Smooch" and the TNT movie "Deck the Halls". I have written numerous songs, some of which are available on iTunes. I write both children and adult songs.

About Janis

LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA Hi, I teach local lessons at my home in Southern California, travel to you within a 5 mile radius or succesfully teach on-line lessons via Takelessons.com. I teach all ages of students and have experience with ADHD children. Cancellation Policy: Music Lesson Cancellation a

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The teacher was very kind and helpful. Normally I am very shy, and I have low confidence in my self, but with Janis I felt good and comfortable. Thank you so much.
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"Jordan is excellent at providing a smooth chord structure and consistent rhythm in an original song. He is a proficient guitarist and delivers an edgy lyric style. He is a versitle adept musician that is also patient and relates well to his students."
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Took Songwriting lessons from Jordan D.
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"Avery has thoroughly enjoyed her lessons with Jordon and looks forward to continuing for many more. His approach is easy to understand, tailored to her specific needs, and yet pushes her out of her comfort zone forcing her to learn new things that will help her take her songwriting to the next level."
Avery
Took Songwriting lessons from Jordan D.
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"Kristina is great! I learned many tips and a few tools so far and am looking forward to my next class with her!"
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Took Songwriting lessons from Kristina B.
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"Marwan has put a lot of effort both in and out of our lesson slot to make these sessions a great learning experience for our 14 year old daughter. His weekly recap emails are terrific, too."
Kate
Took Songwriting lessons from Marwan S.
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"Eric explained everything really well so that I was able to understand and take my playing to the next level. I know understand why chords are formed certain ways and how to easily make variations of the chords"
Walter
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric B.
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"Incredible Teacher

Athena has the ability to cut through and get right into what is going to help you the most. She has an innate ability to be able to find out what's holding you back and devising the perfect exercises to break through those barriers."
Suzanne
Took Songwriting lessons from Athena M.
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"Creative Music Writing

Kevin taught me how to write lyrics with imagery and to put the chords and inversions behind those lyrics to create pop masterpieces!"
Dylan
Took Songwriting lessons from Kevin T.
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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.
John B."
John
Took Songwriting lessons from Randy L.
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"Dave really knows the music business inside and out, and he is doing a great job of shepherding my songwriting project along!"
Cece
Took Songwriting lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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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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