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David C.

29 Reviews
Lakewood, WA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David C.

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With a masters degree in music composition and production, I can teach about nearly any aspect of composition, including arrangement, production, recording, formal structure, counterpoint, orchestration, notation, and more. From beginner to advanced.

Whether you just want to get better at your own song writing, or you want to write the next great symphony, I can accommodate you. I can help teach you how to write it, how to arrange it, how to orchestrate it, and how to record it at industry broadcast standard.

About David

Hello! My name is David, and I am a music teacher of many different subjects. These include guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, recording, music theory, production, composition and film music composition. All styles, and all ages. Classical, Rock, Alternative, Slide Guitar, Blues, Jazz, and more!

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Albert Cerrato
Well I’m 76 years old and took guitar lessons and piano lessons years ago and kind of faded away but Always a music lover. And now I need a guitar which they said they would tell me where to buy one I’m looking forward to this very professional operation. I am impressed.
Jennifer & Sarah G.
I actually feel I got somewhere on the first lesson. He starts by teaching a song. Love it.
Jordan Waits
Awesome lesson very knowledgeable and fun to be around
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Noam B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Winner of Pathways to Jazz Grant from Pathways to Jazz
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA in Jazz Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Noam B.

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I am a professional musician and educator. I got my BA in the Berklee College of Music with the honors of Magna Cum Laude, and have toured and played in 4 different continents. My debut album, "Friendy Fire" was released on the label GSI Records and has amassed over 130,000 streams on different streaming platforms. I am among the winners of the Pathways to Jazz grant for the year 2021, and also during this year my music has been reviewed by over 6 different jazz magazines and played on the radio in 10 different countries.

I have been teaching music since 2013, and have worked with private students from the ages of 4-50. I have taught both beginners and advanced college-level students, as well as whole classes in elementary and high school. I have also directed ensembles which consisted of musicians from the ages of 12-20.

I can teach jazz music, classical music, pop/rock/soul repertoire, technique, ear training, harmony, theory, improvisation, and composing. My goals with students ...

About Noam

My goal is to help my students fall in love with the music and the craft, so they can practice and learn about music from a place of enjoyment and love, while still teaching them all the proper technical and theoretical aspects. I can teach jazz music, classical music, pop/rock/soul repertoire, tech

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Sarah
I’ve been taking lessons with Noam over the past year and can wholeheartedly recommend his teaching! As an adult beginner, I was pretty apprehensive about starting to learn an instrument but Noam really worked with me to learn at a level i was comfortable with, and also pushed me to explore things I hadn’t expected, like improvisation. Take lessons with him!
Zohar
Noam is one of the most unique and rare artists out there. His approach to music is 100% love and passion. When Noam is teaching he's giving all of his heart to the student, so the student would get inspired and well involved deeply in the learning process. Noam his a soulful brilliant musician, with a fresh and innovative attitude of teaching and playing. If you wanna be a deep musician, and open up your mind to a whole new musical world - Noam is the one that would help you open that door.
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Kat M.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $85
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kat M.

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Do you need help writing your first song? Or do you need feedback on lyrics or how you can take your songs to the next level? I have written over 1000 songs and released more than 100 of them. My songs have been placed on commercials and took me to the finals of the Guitar Center Singer Songwriter Competition in 2015. I love writing catchy melodies and would love to help you develop your craft!

Because my lesson schedule is close to capacity, please message me before booking lessons to make sure we can find a time slot for you before you purchase lessons.

About Kat

Playing Music brings me such joy! I want you share that Joy with you by bringing that to our classes and helping you grow in a fun and encouraging way! I'm a singer songwriter and have worked as a full time musician for the last 16 years. I graduated from Auckland University with Bachelor's of Pe

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Elena Fortuna
Kat is an amazing teacher! Not only does she have a beautiful voice and attitude towards life, she is so knowledgeable about the art of singing. She always finds creative and supportive ways to ensure that I am comfortable to sing. I am excited for my lesson every week and always learn something new. I have noticed my voice strength improving and feel more confident in general. I cannot say enough wonderful things about Kat. I am forever grateful to have found her.
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Rob R.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Bass guitar performance from Musician's Institute / B.I.T.
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Rob R.

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Songwriting and music production, from conception to finished product. Creating chord progressions, beats, melodys & lyrics, then recording, mixing, and mastering.

About Rob

I'm a professional bass player in Austin Texas, the Live Music Capital of the World. At one time or another I've played just about every style of music, and I have more than a decade of teaching experience. I love 'opening doors' for students, helping them understand how music works and how they can

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Jim F.
Rob will meet you where you are and guide you to where you are trying to go. He is extremely knowledgeable, accommodating, and encouraging.
I play left-handed, and he is the first teacher to not hassle or try to sway me to be anything but me.

He has been playing 40+ years, and proven his commitment through study which culminated in graduating from the Bass Institute in Los Angeles. He brings a level of both scholastic and practical knowledge which is well worth the price of admission.

Rob is going to provide a level of knowledge and personalized coursework that is absolutely not going to be had elsewhere. Due to my location, we conduct the lessons online. I will say it has not been a hinderance. I started lessons with tempered expectations, but Rob has continually gone above and beyond.

Anybody looking to deep-dive into the culture, craft, and practice of playing bass would be extremely well served to seek out Rob.
Sulley S.
Great teacher! We went over the different chords and he picked out a song I liked to go over together and made me some sheet music with the fret positions labeled for each note. He was patient and gave me room to fix my own mistakes.
Iavor
I'm enjoying my bass lessons with Rob. He explains every concept thoroughly and always checks in with me to make sure I understand what he's teaching. He responds quickly to any questions I have in between lessons. I also appreciate the notes he provides after every lesson as it gives me something to practice and helps me review what I learned.
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Mark V S.

44 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, English, Russian
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Mark V S.

44 Reviews
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It's all about THE HOOK!

Know your audience.

Find your voice.

Remember that lyrics are poems meant for music.

Share a story worth sharing.

Understand the old cliche that less really is more.

Regardless your instrument, a song is a slice of time that should move people.

I can show you how.

Ready to make an impact?

About Mark V

Mark V has been “Specializing In Melody” since the age of 5 when he discovered his natural ability to play and create catchy tunes by teaching himself the harmonica by ear. He went on to learn the accordion at 10, the piano at 12, MIDI and synthesizers at 15, the guitar at 30, and a long list o

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John J Conlon
He is a solid and easy going teacher------able to figure out the learning speed of his student and go at that pace. He is just what I want. Have to take a break, here in December due to going out of town. Will return to him in January, 2022 for more lesson time, if he will take me after the delay. A very good choice! JC
Gio A.
Just had my first lesson. He had very good pointers and adapts quickly to your musical knowledge. Mark also has great philosophies about music and life in general. Looking forward to next lesson!
Skylar
This was my first lesson with Mark, but it was easy to talk to him, he teaches more of what’s usable, rather than just hours of theory, and gave me a goal to work towards for next time. He’s going to be a great fit for me and what I’m looking for
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Al P.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Jazz, Music
  • BA Percussion Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Al P.

21 Reviews
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song construction ideas, lyrical concepts, arrangements, chord theory

About Al

Updated: 2-12-2021 Al P. (Powerman 5000-Martin Sexton-Cypress Hill-Everlast-Lance Lopez-DYS) is a multi instrumentalist, educator, composer, producer, drummer, music director. Widely known as co founder-drummer for DreamWorks recording artist and multi platinum selling rock group Powerman 5000 (1

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Marie
Lessons with Al are always a high point of my week. Learning guitar as an adult is challenging, and he is unfailingly encouraging and motivational. His teaching method - a mix of music theory, exercises, improvisation, and practicing songs - keeps things fresh and challenging every week, and has helped me become better at productive practicing outside of each session. Al is also willing to jump down the rabbit hole with me when I bring him something I can’t figure out on my own. I cannot recommend him highly enough. He is a wonderful teacher.
James
Al is incredibly passionate about passing his expertise to the next generation. My son studied drum set with him for 3 years, and is now a jazz studies major in college. The enthusiasm and knowledge he will impart on your student is invaluable. Highly recommended!
Marie
Very fun guy, with an extraordinary amount of knowledge, talent, and overall passion for music. I’m really looking forward to my future lessons.

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"Talented and insightful teacher!"
Cortnie
Took Songwriting lessons from Josh L.
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"Truly incredible teacher!

I love her. She is so sweet, she is amazing I would tell all my friends interested in piano, voice, music theory, songwriting or anything having to do with music, to take lessons with her. I can’t believe how much I have improved on my songwriting, voice and playing. I wish I had found her sooner. She's a miracle worker. Incredible and gracious, can’t say enough good things about Fawn!"
Amber
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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"I enjoy my song writing coach Frankie. His knowledge and patience was well appreciated."
Dwonka "Dee"
Took Songwriting lessons from Frankie P.
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"Awesome lesson. My son is excited for the next one."
Tristan
Took Songwriting lessons from Jordan D.
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"This was a great first lesson with Kyle. He was very informative and inspiring and patient with me and gave me a lot of good ideas on how I can learn to write good songs. Definitely several points above average!"
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Kyle K.
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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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"Indigo is an awesome teacher!"
Geoff
Took Songwriting lessons from Indigo S.
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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."
Karen
Took Songwriting lessons from Jordan D.
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"Totally Amazing. She teaches me Music theory to improve my songs, she gives tips on lyrics. And she's really cute!"
Joe Lu
Took Songwriting lessons from Rosita R.
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"Absolutely amazing!!

So incredibly sweet, talented, and such an amazing teacher! From the moment I met fawn we immediately connected. She genuinely cares and makes you feel so comfortable, so opening up to her when it came to writing songs was incredibly easy and natural. Very giving with her time and she will help you tackle any problems you're having in order to achieve your goals."
marielle
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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