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Zane S. Clinton Township, MI, available for online & in-person tutoring
Zane S.
30/hour

Clinton Township, MI

Advanced Songwriter/Composer

I've been classically-trained in a composition via private lessons under Alan Belkin (Canadian composer). I've also written pieces for assignments in my college course's music programs & passed with the highest marks. I've been writing for years. See Zane's full profile

30/hour
5.0 (223)
7 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 644 hours
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I've been classically-trained in a composition via private lessons under Alan Belkin (Canadian composer). I've also written pieces for assignments in my college course's music programs & passed with the highest marks. I've been writing for years. See Zane's full profile

Najee A. Milwaukee, WI, available for online & in-person tutoring
Najee A.
35/hour

Milwaukee, WI

Entry-level songwriter

I've composed many songs for commercial and personal use. I've worked in many genres, particularly jazz, hip hop and electronic. I have an in-depth understanding of song structure and chord progressions. See Najee's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (5)
6 hours tutoring
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I've composed many songs for commercial and personal use. I've worked in many genres, particularly jazz, hip hop and electronic. I have an in-depth understanding of song structure and chord progressions. See Najee's full profile

Cedric B. Alsip, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Cedric B.
35/hour

Alsip, IL

Cedric B...Patience, attentive and creative personalized tutor

Cedric B. --- presents the art of hand percussion! Teaching technique, timing, and rhythm within various styles of hand percussion. What will you learn? Once you learn the four basic tones of African hand drumming, have even more fun learning... See Cedric's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (5)
8 hours tutoring
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Cedric B. --- presents the art of hand percussion! Teaching technique, timing, and rhythm within various styles of hand percussion. What will you learn? Once you learn the four basic tones of African hand drumming, have even more fun learning... See Cedric's full profile

Sophia F. East Lansing, MI, available for online & in-person tutoring
Sophia F.
40/hour

East Lansing, MI

Musician and Songwriter for 5+ years

I have been writing songs for over 5 years and have taken multiple college courses on ways to improve songwriting and how to teach it. I am especially good at analyzing lyrics and determining what lyrics would sound good for a specific song. See Sophia's full profile

40/hour
4.9 (14)
57 hours tutoring
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I have been writing songs for over 5 years and have taken multiple college courses on ways to improve songwriting and how to teach it. I am especially good at analyzing lyrics and determining what lyrics would sound good for a specific song. See Sophia's full profile

Michael C. Dekalb, IL, available for in-person tutoring
Michael C.
45/hour

Dekalb, IL

Professional Musician, Vocalist, Tutor, Learning Coach and Encourager

Experience: Michael graduated with honors after studying theory, composition, popular music and voice as an undergraduate student at Chapman University and as a graduate student at University of California, Santa Barbara. He produces studio... See Michael's full profile

45/hour
4.8 (9)
28 hours tutoring
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Experience: Michael graduated with honors after studying theory, composition, popular music and voice as an undergraduate student at Chapman University and as a graduate student at University of California, Santa Barbara. He produces studio... See Michael's full profile

Hope A. Chicago, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Hope A.
60/hour

Chicago, IL

Experienced Piano, Accordion, German, and Thai Tutor

Hello! I'm Hope. I received my Bachelor's degree with a double major in Piano performance and German Studies. As I was going through school, I heard many false truths such as, "you're not going to make any money," or "most of the world speaks... See Hope's full profile

60/hour
3.0 (1)
23 hours tutoring
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Hello! I'm Hope. I received my Bachelor's degree with a double major in Piano performance and German Studies. As I was going through school, I heard many false truths such as, "you're not going to make any money," or "most of the world speaks... See Hope's full profile

Matthew G. Chicago, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Matthew G.
65/hour

Chicago, IL

Upright and Electric Bass, Music Composition, Theory, Eartraining

Performer: Bassist and Composer Matt G. earned a degree in music composition from The Cleveland Institute of Music where he studied with Dr. Donald Erb. While studying in Cleveland Matt could often be heard in performance on Bass in Cleveland... See Matthew's full profile

65/hour
5.0 (18)
48 hours tutoring
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Performer: Bassist and Composer Matt G. earned a degree in music composition from The Cleveland Institute of Music where he studied with Dr. Donald Erb. While studying in Cleveland Matt could often be heard in performance on Bass in Cleveland... See Matthew's full profile

Jennifer D. Chicago, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jennifer D.
77/hour

Chicago, IL

Second City Music Alumni With A Vocal Demo and Shows of Original Work

I also am a trained singer and know about the business of tradeshows for the touring industry. I'm able to help with the craft of songwriting, how to work with collaborators and manage creative and business relationships, and... See Jennifer's full profile

77/hour
4.8 (58)
225 hours tutoring
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I also am a trained singer and know about the business of tradeshows for the touring industry. I'm able to help with the craft of songwriting, how to work with collaborators and manage creative and business relationships, and... See Jennifer's full profile

Danny L. Lisle, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Danny L.
80/hour

Lisle, IL

Expert Musician w/ Master's in Music

I'm a highly skilled bassist with a M.M. and B.A. in Jazz Performance. I've taught privately for 12 years on electric/upright bass, guitar, ukulele, mandolin, music theory, and songwriting. I love working with students who... See Danny's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (18)
2 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 49 hours
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I'm a highly skilled bassist with a M.M. and B.A. in Jazz Performance. I've taught privately for 12 years on electric/upright bass, guitar, ukulele, mandolin, music theory, and songwriting. I love working with students who... See Danny's full profile

Kathleen L. Madison, WI, available for online & in-person tutoring
Kathleen L.
80/hour

Madison, WI

Private Music Lessons from an NYU Graduate with a Master's in Music

After playing the flute and piano on my own for seven years, I began my classical music education at the age of sixteen with international soloist Jun Kubo. Only a year and a half after I began my studies with Jun Kubo, I was accepted into The... See Kathleen's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (162)
657 hours tutoring
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After playing the flute and piano on my own for seven years, I began my classical music education at the age of sixteen with international soloist Jun Kubo. Only a year and a half after I began my studies with Jun Kubo, I was accepted into The... See Kathleen's full profile

John R. Skokie, IL, available for in-person tutoring
John R.
90/hour

Skokie, IL

Former Music Professor (piano, jazz, composition, theory, history,)

My songwriting experience includes setting words to music, setting music to words, and writing instrumental works. I have written about 100 songs (popular, jazz, Latin, and eclectic), of which a number have been recorded and are available... See John's full profile

90/hour
5.0 (95)
278 hours tutoring
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My songwriting experience includes setting words to music, setting music to words, and writing instrumental works. I have written about 100 songs (popular, jazz, Latin, and eclectic), of which a number have been recorded and are available... See John's full profile

Jacob B. Taylor, MI, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jacob B.
100/hour

Taylor, MI

Songwriter with 20+ years of experience

I write and pitch songs to top A&R companies. I write and pitch songs to major music libraries. I have experience writing to spec in all genres of music. See Jacob's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (83)
1 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 125 hours
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I write and pitch songs to top A&R companies. I write and pitch songs to major music libraries. I have experience writing to spec in all genres of music. See Jacob's full profile

Aliquippa, PA Tutoring
Harley H.
25/hour

Electronic music producer and performer

I have been a Pittsburgh based producer and performer for 10+ years. I am a content creator of instructional courses at BassGorilla. I have played shows over the east and west coasts, and at festivals such as Big Dub. My productions have charted... See Harley's full profile

25/hour
5.0 (150)
443 hours tutoring
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I have been a Pittsburgh based producer and performer for 10+ years. I am a content creator of instructional courses at BassGorilla. I have played shows over the east and west coasts, and at festivals such as Big Dub. My productions have charted... See Harley's full profile

Fullerton, CA Tutoring
Josh W.
40/hour

Currently in last term of my Jazz performance degree

I've been writing songs for 9 years for myself and other groups. I'm well versed in Jazz composition and singer/songwriter material. I currently have an album out that was released in 2016, and I'm currently recording my... See Josh's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (74)
334 hours tutoring
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I've been writing songs for 9 years for myself and other groups. I'm well versed in Jazz composition and singer/songwriter material. I currently have an album out that was released in 2016, and I'm currently recording my... See Josh's full profile

Mckeesport, PA Tutoring
Bennie D.
40/hour

Professional musician piano, theory, voice, songwriting, composition,

I have been writing songs for forty years and I am a publisher and songwriter with B.M.I. I have my own personal production studio. I am using "Studio One" Digital audio workstation. It is a great way to teach songwriting. See Bennie's full profile

40/hour
4.8 (79)
8 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 189 hours
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I have been writing songs for forty years and I am a publisher and songwriter with B.M.I. I have my own personal production studio. I am using "Studio One" Digital audio workstation. It is a great way to teach songwriting. See Bennie's full profile

Vista, CA Tutoring
Cory M.
40/hour

Pop/Rock Guitar Teacher with 4+ Years Teaching and Many More Playing

I offer a variety of techniques to the beginning and intermediate student, including learning chords, scales, picking techniques, improvising tricks, songwriting tips, and even suggestions for how to perhaps develop perfect or relative... See Cory's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (2)
108 hours tutoring
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I offer a variety of techniques to the beginning and intermediate student, including learning chords, scales, picking techniques, improvising tricks, songwriting tips, and even suggestions for how to perhaps develop perfect or relative... See Cory's full profile

Nashville, TN Tutoring
Michael B.
45/hour

Berklee College of Music graduate in Songwriting

Songwriting has limitless expression. There is so much to be said in a lyrical poem, and a lot of direction with melodies and harmony. After 10 years of experience as a Songwriter and a degree from Berklee College of Music in... See Michael's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (404)
62 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 1,151 hours
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Songwriting has limitless expression. There is so much to be said in a lyrical poem, and a lot of direction with melodies and harmony. After 10 years of experience as a Songwriter and a degree from Berklee College of Music in... See Michael's full profile

Fort Wayne, IN Tutoring
David P.
50/hour

Signed Professional Recording Artist seeking vocal/music students...

I am a professional Singer/Songwriter/ Composer/Performer signed to Universal Music Group and Tate Music Group now available to offer voice, piano, and guitar lessons. I have my BM degree in music performance specializing in... See David's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (64)
127 hours tutoring
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I am a professional Singer/Songwriter/ Composer/Performer signed to Universal Music Group and Tate Music Group now available to offer voice, piano, and guitar lessons. I have my BM degree in music performance specializing in... See David's full profile

Atlanta, GA Tutoring
Rashida B.
50/hour

Seasoned Songwriter with 10+ Years of Teaching Experience

I have been writing songs since I was a freshmen is high school. Songwriting is one of the intimate forms of self expression and should be treated as such. Because it is so personal, students must be made to feel completely at ease... See Rashida's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (1142)
12 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 2,809 hours
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I have been writing songs since I was a freshmen is high school. Songwriting is one of the intimate forms of self expression and should be treated as such. Because it is so personal, students must be made to feel completely at ease... See Rashida's full profile

Glendale, CA Tutoring
Philip P.
55/hour

Los Angeles based songwriter and producer

I am a "Musicians Institute, College Of Contemporary music" graduate with a scholarship for my songwriting. My songwriting has been recognized by music industry professionals like Robin Randall (Music judge at Emmy awards)... See Philip's full profile

55/hour
5.0 (137)
4 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 301 hours
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I am a "Musicians Institute, College Of Contemporary music" graduate with a scholarship for my songwriting. My songwriting has been recognized by music industry professionals like Robin Randall (Music judge at Emmy awards)... See Philip's full profile

Fort Wayne, IN Tutoring
Tyler N.
59/hour

Songwriter - Vocal Coach - Music Producer

I have over 7 years experience creating original songs and collaborating with other artists. I have in depth music theory knowledge to help understand what chords and modes create different vibes/moods - as well as a great ear for melody developed... See Tyler's full profile

59/hour
5.0 (1)
3 hours tutoring
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I have over 7 years experience creating original songs and collaborating with other artists. I have in depth music theory knowledge to help understand what chords and modes create different vibes/moods - as well as a great ear for melody developed... See Tyler's full profile

Rochester, NY Tutoring
Jordan L.
60/hour

Encouraging teacher, experienced jazz and pop composer

I have studied songwriting and music theory for the past 6 years. My passion is pop and jazz songwriting. I have taken 4 college level classes on Songwriting and have been fortunate enough to write music for a successful pop... See Jordan's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (227)
5 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 739 hours
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I have studied songwriting and music theory for the past 6 years. My passion is pop and jazz songwriting. I have taken 4 college level classes on Songwriting and have been fortunate enough to write music for a successful pop... See Jordan's full profile

Middlebury, CT Tutoring
John M.
60/hour

Professional musician/songwriter/music production - over 20 yrs exp

I am a professional musician, songwriter, and teacher of music production for over 20 years. Music production instruction includes all aspects of songwriting - including song form, style, basslines, lyrics, harmonies, and more. See John's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (300)
1,142 hours tutoring
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I am a professional musician, songwriter, and teacher of music production for over 20 years. Music production instruction includes all aspects of songwriting - including song form, style, basslines, lyrics, harmonies, and more. See John's full profile

Woodland Hills, CA Tutoring
Evren T.
60/hour

Guitar, Ukulele, Piano, Music Theory, Pro Tools, Sibelius Teacher.

I am a songwriter, I have written songs for TV episodes, commercials and feature films in Europe, Brazil and the US for the last 15 years. I have taught songwriting classes along with new technology to lots of students at music... See Evren's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (371)
29 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 1,587 hours
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I am a songwriter, I have written songs for TV episodes, commercials and feature films in Europe, Brazil and the US for the last 15 years. I have taught songwriting classes along with new technology to lots of students at music... See Evren's full profile

Asheville, NC Tutoring
Patrick D.
75/hour

Recording Artist With Published Works In Multiple Genres

As a published songwriter I have composed and recorded songs in the genres of rock, blues, jazz, and bluegrass. My songs have been played on radio stations such as WXRT 93.1 in Chicago, IL, Sirius XM, and various streaming platforms. I have... See Patrick's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (65)
1 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 238 hours
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As a published songwriter I have composed and recorded songs in the genres of rock, blues, jazz, and bluegrass. My songs have been played on radio stations such as WXRT 93.1 in Chicago, IL, Sirius XM, and various streaming platforms. I have... See Patrick's full profile

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