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Evren T.
60/hour

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

... We will cover harmony basics, chords, melodic themes in different modes, composition for film to even electronic music composition such as scenes form episodes, animated films, commercials and features. I have a great composition program to read more

60/hour
5.0 (181)
544 hours tutoring
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... We will cover harmony basics, chords, melodic themes in different modes, composition for film to even electronic music composition such as scenes form episodes, animated films, commercials and features. I have a great composition program to read more

Andrew W.
80/hour

Doctorate in Music Composition with 10+ Years of University Experience

Andrew completed his doctorate at Stanford University, received his master's with distinction from Oxford University and his bachelor's with academic honors from the New England Conservatory. He has also studied composition and theory at the... read more

80/hour
2 hours tutoring
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Andrew completed his doctorate at Stanford University, received his master's with distinction from Oxford University and his bachelor's with academic honors from the New England Conservatory. He has also studied composition and theory at the... read more

Zara A.
55/hour

Columbia grad tutoring in SAT/ACT, Math, English/Writing, Music +more!

My GPA at Columbia was nearly perfect--3.9/4.0--with a rigorous coursework load that included classes in physics, music (music theory & composition), philosophy, and anthropology. I not only love to learn, but also love... read more

55/hour
5.0 (24)
89 hours tutoring
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My GPA at Columbia was nearly perfect--3.9/4.0--with a rigorous coursework load that included classes in physics, music (music theory & composition), philosophy, and anthropology. I not only love to learn, but also love... read more

Matthew G.
65/hour

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... read more

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... read more

David W.
50/hour

PhD in Music Composition with 5+ Years of Teaching Experience

I have a PhD in music composition. I have a wide variety of compositional experience, having composed chamber music, orchestral music, opera, musical theatre, and pop songs (among other things) for professional performers and venues.... read more

50/hour
5.0 (42)
98 hours tutoring
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I have a PhD in music composition. I have a wide variety of compositional experience, having composed chamber music, orchestral music, opera, musical theatre, and pop songs (among other things) for professional performers and venues.... read more

Greg A.
30/hour

Music is hard. I help people understand it. Music Theory/Ear Training

My name is Greg. I tutor music theory, ear training, sightreading, music production, composition, and anything to do with how music works. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Music from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. I was... read more

30/hour
5.0 (9)
25 hours tutoring
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My name is Greg. I tutor music theory, ear training, sightreading, music production, composition, and anything to do with how music works. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Music from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. I was... read more

Jerry P.
40/hour

Very Experienced Piano/Keyboard Instructor

... in my teaching. Eventually, my younger students are encouraged, with my guidance, to create their own songs and musical compositions! It’s great fun! Their creativity shines through, their sense of accomplishment is unequaled (and its not a read more

40/hour
5.0 (11)
62 hours tutoring
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... in my teaching. Eventually, my younger students are encouraged, with my guidance, to create their own songs and musical compositions! It’s great fun! Their creativity shines through, their sense of accomplishment is unequaled (and its not a read more

David L.
50/hour

Professional Music - Composition, Production, Mixing and Engineering

I am an English-born Professional Music Producer with eight years of experience. I now call Northern California home. I have Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Music Production, specialising in studio-based composition and sound engineering. I... read more

50/hour
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I am an English-born Professional Music Producer with eight years of experience. I now call Northern California home. I have Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Music Production, specialising in studio-based composition and sound engineering. I... read more

Gabriel S.
30/hour

Ivy League graduate tutoring in Music and college application prep

Having graduated from Columbia University's music composition program, I have taken four semesters of music theory with a focus on harmony and counterpoint. read more

30/hour
4.6 (10)
11 hours tutoring
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Having graduated from Columbia University's music composition program, I have taken four semesters of music theory with a focus on harmony and counterpoint. read more

Norman R.
50/hour

Musical Mysteries Unlocked! - Guitar/Piano/Technology

You too can crack the mystery of Music Composition! I am certified in Music K-12 and have taught in both public and private schools. Whether you want to create simple melody and chord structures, or multilayer textures with symphonic... read more

50/hour
4.9 (35)
57 hours tutoring
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You too can crack the mystery of Music Composition! I am certified in Music K-12 and have taught in both public and private schools. Whether you want to create simple melody and chord structures, or multilayer textures with symphonic... read more

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