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The Best Songwriting Tutors in New York City, NY

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Monroe M.
375/hour

Near New York City, NY

Career, Business, Marketing, & Life Coach. As seen on CNBC, CNN, etc.

A number of my music videos are available on YouTube for songs I have written. One of them was picked up by Much Music TV in Canada. I have tens of my self-written songs available on iTunes. I have been a guitarist, singer, and songwriter for the last 20 years. I have been teaching others how to write their... read more

375/hour
5.0 (80)
224 hours tutoring
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A number of my music videos are available on YouTube for songs I have written. One of them was picked up by Much Music TV in Canada. I have tens of my self-written songs available on iTunes. I have been a guitarist, singer, and songwriter for the last 20 years. I have been teaching others how to write their... read more

Vincent L.
40/hour

New York City, NY

Pre-Medical Graduate of Columbia University

My name is Vincent (Columbia College Class of 2021) and I am a Pre-Medical graduate of Columbia University, as well as an alumni of Harvard-Westlake High School. I have had great success teaching and tutoring students in a wide variety of courses from both Columbia University and Harvard-Westlake High School. As a recent... read more

40/hour
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My name is Vincent (Columbia College Class of 2021) and I am a Pre-Medical graduate of Columbia University, as well as an alumni of Harvard-Westlake High School. I have had great success teaching and tutoring students in a wide variety of courses from both Columbia University and Harvard-Westlake High School. As a recent... read more

Leyla M.
60/hour

Near New York City, NY

Songwriter, pop expertise

I am a graduate of a New York Musical Theatre program in voice, acting and dance and obtained a voice teacher certificated from New York Vocal Coaching/Justin Stoney. I have many years of experience as a singer, songwriter and artist for an independent record label in NYC and and my specialty is Pop. I also... read more

60/hour
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I am a graduate of a New York Musical Theatre program in voice, acting and dance and obtained a voice teacher certificated from New York Vocal Coaching/Justin Stoney. I have many years of experience as a singer, songwriter and artist for an independent record label in NYC and and my specialty is Pop. I also... read more

James M.
50/hour

New York City, NY

Inquisitive PhD student of Math and Music at CUNY Graduate Center

I am an inquisitive student of the seemingly disparate disciplines of mathematics and music. I am currently a Pure Mathematics PhD student at the CUNY Graduate Center in Manhattan. I also have my BM from the Crane Institute for Music Business in Music Business with a specialization in double bass and my MA in Pure... read more

50/hour
4.8 (167)
675 hours tutoring
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I am an inquisitive student of the seemingly disparate disciplines of mathematics and music. I am currently a Pure Mathematics PhD student at the CUNY Graduate Center in Manhattan. I also have my BM from the Crane Institute for Music Business in Music Business with a specialization in double bass and my MA in Pure... read more

Elena E.
85/hour

New York City, NY

Pop & Indie Billboard-Charting Songwriter

Graduate from Berklee College of Music with a Minor in Songwriting Specialist Certification from Berklee College of Music Online Songwriting Degree 15+ years songwriting for others and myself Charted on Billboard Dance Club Charts in 2015 and 2016 with songs I had written for performing artists read more

85/hour
5.0 (4)
1 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 39 hours
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Graduate from Berklee College of Music with a Minor in Songwriting Specialist Certification from Berklee College of Music Online Songwriting Degree 15+ years songwriting for others and myself Charted on Billboard Dance Club Charts in 2015 and 2016 with songs I had written for performing artists read more

Ben H.
45/hour

New York City, NY

Musician with 10+ Years of Music Education

At The New School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, I've taken several composition classes. I have written several original compositions for various groups and instrumentations. My depth of knowledge of music theory allows me to help songwriters access and understand what they're hearing in their head. read more

45/hour
4.9 (7)
21 hours tutoring
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At The New School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, I've taken several composition classes. I have written several original compositions for various groups and instrumentations. My depth of knowledge of music theory allows me to help songwriters access and understand what they're hearing in their head. read more

Johannes F.
80/hour

Near New York City, NY

PhD level for Business, German (native), Public Speaking, Music

I have an online Master Certificate in songwriting from Berklee Online. I studied lyric writing strategies, writing hit songs, writing to music, writing from the title, writing to lyrics, song arrangement and other subjects with a stellar faculty. My own songs have been awarded Semifinalist Awards of the UK... read more

80/hour
5.0 (17)
2 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 44 hours
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I have an online Master Certificate in songwriting from Berklee Online. I studied lyric writing strategies, writing hit songs, writing to music, writing from the title, writing to lyrics, song arrangement and other subjects with a stellar faculty. My own songs have been awarded Semifinalist Awards of the UK... read more

Ben H.
65/hour

Near New York City, NY

Univ of Chicago PhD for English Test Prep – SAT/ACT/GRE/GMAT

My compositions have been performed by two Grammy Award-Winning ensembles, and my work in music theatre has brought me into contact with some of the newest compositions and songwriting teams for the stage. I also have practical experience in a recording studio setting, seeing how songs make the jump from the page... read more

65/hour
5.0 (22)
143 hours tutoring
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My compositions have been performed by two Grammy Award-Winning ensembles, and my work in music theatre has brought me into contact with some of the newest compositions and songwriting teams for the stage. I also have practical experience in a recording studio setting, seeing how songs make the jump from the page... read more

Barry S.
40/hour

Near New York City, NY

A New Look at Music Theory/Analysis, Composition, and Songwriting

This perspective infuses the structural approach to analysis with a more human quality by shifting the discussion toward musical communication of human emotion. I have a Master’s Degree in Music Theory/Composition from NYU. I also have a great deal of songwriting and recording experience in... read more

40/hour
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This perspective infuses the structural approach to analysis with a more human quality by shifting the discussion toward musical communication of human emotion. I have a Master’s Degree in Music Theory/Composition from NYU. I also have a great deal of songwriting and recording experience in... read more

Eternal L.
80/hour

New York City, NY

Learn Music Production / Mixing from a 4 time Top 100 Producer!!

I learned songwriting from my Dad who was not only a music professor, but also an accomplished jazz pioneer who worked with greats like Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Ella Fitzgerald, Cab Calloway, and more... I am a published composer & songwriting member of the SESAC performing rights organization,... read more

80/hour
4.9 (27)
7 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 89 hours
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I learned songwriting from my Dad who was not only a music professor, but also an accomplished jazz pioneer who worked with greats like Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Ella Fitzgerald, Cab Calloway, and more... I am a published composer & songwriting member of the SESAC performing rights organization,... read more

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