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Kareem K.

13 Reviews
Tacoma, WA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Awarded Full Scholarship from Olympic College
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Kareem K.

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About Kareem

A native of the Pacific Northwest, saxophonist Kareem K is a performer, composer, and educator, who is in high demand for his talents both on and off the stage. Growing up in the northwest with its vibrant music scene allowed Kareem the opportunity to study with, listen to and perform with world

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Sophie
Kareem is a wonderful teacher. He is very present during the lessons and clearly brings a wealth of teaching and playing experience, along with a love of music, to the table. He has an easy manner with students - I really appreciate this as my daughter was hesitant to take private lessons but she is enjoying them very much. Thank you Kareem!
Michael S.
Kareem is superb. Under his tutelage I am certain I will advance quickly from my current skill set. I'm more convinced than ever that I can become a real musician. His assignments require the commitment that I am willing to invest. I hope I will live up to his expectations.
Jacqueline
My granddaughter is 6 years old and this is her first professional piano teacher. Kareem is ensuring that she has the basics down before she continues. She enjoys the lessons, and is excited when lesson day comes.
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Eric W.

13 Reviews
Redmond, WA
Starting at $30
  • Guitar / Songwriting from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eric W.

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I started writing songs when I was 15 and that was 32 years ago. I have been the lead singer/songwriter/guitarist in many bands and have been performing and recording for over 30 years. I teach the foundations of music theory,chord progressions, melody, harmony and more on the road to writing you own songs. If you're already a songwriter, I can help workshop your songs with experienced, professional advice.

About Eric

Music lessons for all ages and levels on guitar, bass, violin, cello, ukulele, banjo and voice/singing. Private studio in downtown Redmond or online lessons. I have been teaching for over 15 years, performing and recording as a singer/songwriter/guitarist for over 30 years. Berklee College of Music

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Josh W.
I'm an intermediate musician learning Ukele for the first time. Eric took the time to help me figure out the basics and ultimately helped me learn to how play two songs with very distinct styles, Somewhere Over the Rainbow, and Dust in the Wind.
Bruce H.
Great teach after first lesson. Excited to continue.
Annastasia L.
Great to play with

Kelly A.

39 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded Seattle-Kobe Jazz Vocalist Competition from Seattle-Kobe Sister City Foundation
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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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Alyssa P.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Presented Paper from National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing, 2016
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Alyssa P.

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I collaborate extensively with composers and songwriters of all backgrounds, using experimental and standard techniques. My own compositions are being premiered with internationally acclaimed ensemble Alarm Will Sound in 2020. In addition to writing my own music, I collaborate on various projects as a songwriter and recording artist.

About Alyssa

Hello! I am a violinist and composer. I have studied violin for 20 years, recording and performing professionally over the past 10 years. I played with the BYU Philharmonic and Chamber Orchestras from 2011-2012. In 2014 I released my first solo EP composed for violin, loop pedal, and voice. In 2

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William
My first lesson was very good. She took the time to explain and we progressed at a good pace. She explained things and showed me proper techniques to hold the violin and the bow. Overall the lesson was fun and exciting.
Rachel
I started working with Alyssa in person when she was teaching violin in Salt Lake City. Once she moved to Los Angeles I agreed to try the online lessons. I have found this method of learning to be very valuable. Alyssa has a unique way of teaching. While the traditional principles of violin playing are taught Alyssa includes mindfulness and breath in her methods. She also introduces improvisation and takes music beyond its notes on the page.
Maggie
Alyssa was very thorough and met my objectives.
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Keira M.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Business, Songwriting, Contemporary Voice from Frost School of Music, University of Miami
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Keira M.

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10+ years of songwriting experience. Certified ASCAP songwriter. Winner of 2011 International Smashtune Songwriting Contest. Finalist in Kauai Music Festival Songwriting Contest. Winner of "18 in America" Songwriting Contest. Finalist in 2013 GrammyU Amplifier Center Stage Contest.
I am a singer/songwriter and touring artist that has performed all over the country. My songs have garnered international radio play and I want to share my simple songwriting strategy with you!

About Keira

I am a singer/songwriter and recording artist who has toured Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., Miami, and more. Over the years I have studied classical/jazz/pop piano, musical theater/jazz/pop/rock singing, and contemporary songwriting. I am proud to be winner of the 2011 International Smasht

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Very professional, excellent with our 5 yr old. He is focussed the full hour at the end of a schoolday.
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Carolyn O.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Japanese, Hawaiian, English, French
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Carolyn O.

22 Reviews
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This is a deeply personal and healing journey for you with a supportive, gentle, and kind mentor and teacher.
You can sit in this safe space to bring out your words, chords, images to create your healing soul song.

About Carolyn

Coming from a large extended family in Hawaii, I was surrounded by luau music, kachi-kachi dancing, Japanese bon dances, handsome local guys singing and playing their guitars and my aunties strumming their ukes and singing old songs. I reveled in walking alone in Nature or playing piano and singing

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Jim
I had a great time learning to play Van Halen’s “Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love” on the ukulele. Carolyn’s classes covered everything from re-stringing with a lower octave G-string to using butterfly effects, hammers and string pulls on the finger work. It was just what I was looking for.
Jen Smith
Carolyn did a great job of introducing our 8-year-old to signing. She was energetic, patient and fun and made sure to pick music our daughter liked and customized lessons to her interest and level.
Mia L.
My daughter has been asking me for ukulele classes for a while and we found Carolyn online, really liked her profile and we just had the first class yesterday. My daughter had a fun and informative class with a nice follow up practice to do on her own. Carolyn was great, \able to connect with my 7 yr old and made her feel comfortable. She even asked me if we were going to be able to meet her in person one day!

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Seattle, WA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Seattle 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 $276 per hour.
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"Really fun and I really enjoyed it"
Alyssa
Took Songwriting lessons from Hannah G.
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"Joe was able to work with my daughter to approach some very complex material (using Abelton live to live loop and edit her songs) at a pace and with a vocabulary and tone that completely defused an otherwise intimidating situation. His calm, steady manner spiced with just the right touch of dry wit and his keen ear for a mean beat kept the lessons fun and very productive. Joey's not just a fantastic and unique musician and teacher, however, he's a great person and a fantastic influence to have in your life."
Andrew
Took Songwriting lessons from Joseph C.
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"I love lessons with Keira! She is so friendly and knowledgeable, and she really cares about her students."
Maria
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"Although my pursuit is songwriting, Indigo quickly recognized that more guitar background will help me - so we started there. I'm very encouraged with Indigo's approach, and I'm looking forward to continuing these lessons!"
Jeff
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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"Hannah's awesome! I contacted her mainly for songwriting feedback but also for guidance while applying and auditioning for BYU's commercial music program. She always went above and beyond in assisting me from songwriting, to voice lessons, to guidance with production and recording and navigating the local music scene. Hannah knows what she is talking about in both vocal and music techniques, as well as the business side of music. And even more important, she truly loves what she does and has a natural ability for teaching in a way that will help you grow immensely! If you are even slightly on the fence about taking lessons from her, don't be--you won't be disappointed!"
Nicole
Took Songwriting lessons from Hannah G.
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"Jeff is among that rare breed that do more than just teach. Whether it's learning guitar, or how to write songs, what ever your musical desire may be, learning with Jeff is a life changing experience and a gratifying journey towards your personal success in meeting your musical goals. I have known Jeff for over 30 years and can say, without question, you will not find a more compassionate, knowledgeable, or more capable guide through the world of song."
Thomas
Took Songwriting lessons from Jeff S.
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"5 lessons with Kristina and I had an amazing experience. She is very easy to get a long with and offers great suggestions about how to stay strong with the fundamentals. Highly recommend for anyone looking learn how to write songs."
Greg Foreman
Took Songwriting lessons from Kristina B.
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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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"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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"Having worked with Greg over the course of several years now, I have the deepest respect for his teaching ability. As a performer with over 25 years of experience, I find it a rare and special talent for someone as gifted as Greg is (as an artist) to be as humble and willing to listen as he most certainly is. He promotes a learning atmosphere of safety while also ensuring excellence is produced by students. His grasp on musical theory is second to none, and his skill as a seasoned guitarist ensures that what is being taught by him is both credible and of the highest standards.
I am privileged to know Greg personally as well as professionally, and I can vouch (once again) for his humility, skill, professionalism, credibility as a working artist, integrity, and work ethic. His heart is to watch the lights go on in his students and his passion in doing so serve to distinguish him as one of th"
Kelly
Took Songwriting lessons from Greg C.
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