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Cole B. Near New York City, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Cole B.
70/hour

Near New York City, NY

Singer/Songwriter

Bachelor's of Music from New England Conservatory. Studies in songwriting with Carla Kihlstedt. Debut EP, "Songs of Desire and Belonging", released January 2021. Extensive engagement with the work of songwriters including Joanna Newsom, Frank Ocean, Phil Elverum, as well as considerable... See Cole's full profile

70/hour
5.0 (4)
9 hours tutoring
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Bachelor's of Music from New England Conservatory. Studies in songwriting with Carla Kihlstedt. Debut EP, "Songs of Desire and Belonging", released January 2021. Extensive engagement with the work of songwriters including Joanna Newsom, Frank Ocean, Phil Elverum, as well as considerable... See Cole's full profile

Elaina M. New York City, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Elaina M.
75/hour

New York City, NY

Singer. Songwriter. Bandleader.

For two years I have been writing and producing songs for a music production company. I graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Jazz Vocal where I studied Pop Composition, Jazz Arranging, Blues Songwriting, Studio Recording, Harmony (Theory) and Music Production. See Elaina's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (17)
25 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 39 hours
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For two years I have been writing and producing songs for a music production company. I graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Jazz Vocal where I studied Pop Composition, Jazz Arranging, Blues Songwriting, Studio Recording, Harmony (Theory) and Music Production. See Elaina's full profile

Henry H. Near New York City, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Henry H.
40/hour

Near New York City, NY

BA in Music Composition, MFA-Candidate in Sonic Arts

Outside of my academic work in music (a BA in Music Theory & Composition and current MFA candidate in Sonic Arts at CUNY), I am an active songwriter and producer. Recent highlights have included releases through Brooklyn-based label Better Company which have been featured on Spotify's Fresh Finds and... See Henry's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (8)
3 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 55 hours
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Outside of my academic work in music (a BA in Music Theory & Composition and current MFA candidate in Sonic Arts at CUNY), I am an active songwriter and producer. Recent highlights have included releases through Brooklyn-based label Better Company which have been featured on Spotify's Fresh Finds and... See Henry's full profile

Jonathan S. New York City, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jonathan S.
80/hour

New York City, NY

Doctor of Musical Arts | 31 International Awards | 22 Years Experience

I've also written 3 larger works arranged for jazz orchestra, as well as a 50-minute suite in 7 movements scored for 12-piece chamber jazz ensemble. My original music secured me semi-finalist status in the International Songwriting Competition 2 years in a row, as well as one finalist/honorable mention... See Jonathan's full profile

80/hour
4.9 (19)
60 hours tutoring
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I've also written 3 larger works arranged for jazz orchestra, as well as a 50-minute suite in 7 movements scored for 12-piece chamber jazz ensemble. My original music secured me semi-finalist status in the International Songwriting Competition 2 years in a row, as well as one finalist/honorable mention... See Jonathan's full profile

Eternal L. New York City, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
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,... See Eternal's full profile

80/hour
4.9 (31)
8 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 108 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,... See Eternal's full profile

Ben H. New York City, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ben H.
40/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. See Ben's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (40)
100 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. See Ben's full profile

Patrick R. Near New York City, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Patrick R.
70/hour

Near New York City, NY

Berklee Grad with experience in songwriting and lyric writing

I've been writing songs since I was in high school and going to Berklee summer camps (songwriting camp and 5-week). I took some classes with Pat Pattison, read his lyric writing book, and also took a few Berklee classes like "Writing Hit Songs" and "Lyric Writing 2". I have a lot of... See Patrick's full profile

70/hour
5.0 (1)
7 hours tutoring
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I've been writing songs since I was in high school and going to Berklee summer camps (songwriting camp and 5-week). I took some classes with Pat Pattison, read his lyric writing book, and also took a few Berklee classes like "Writing Hit Songs" and "Lyric Writing 2". I have a lot of... See Patrick's full profile

Elena E. New York City, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Elena E.
150/hour

New York City, NY

Pop & Indie Billboard-Charting Songwriter

Berklee College of Music Graduate with Minor in Songwriting Berklee College of Music Online Specialist Certification Songwriting Degree 15+ years songwriting for others and myself Charted on Billboard Dance Club Charts in 2015 and 2016 with songs written for performing artists Radio play with songs... See Elena's full profile

150/hour
5.0 (10)
9 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 73 hours
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Berklee College of Music Graduate with Minor in Songwriting Berklee College of Music Online Specialist Certification Songwriting Degree 15+ years songwriting for others and myself Charted on Billboard Dance Club Charts in 2015 and 2016 with songs written for performing artists Radio play with songs... See Elena's full profile

Danylo S. New York City, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Danylo S.
50/hour

New York City, NY

Hip-Hop Artist

I have been writing songs since I was 13 years old. I have released a lyrical hip-hop album. Furthermore, I have been helping numerous of my creative friends (singers and rappers) as a songwriter. I have written over 50 songs in my lifetime. I have participated in many writer's workshops at Young Chicago... See Danylo's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (127)
436 hours tutoring
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I have been writing songs since I was 13 years old. I have released a lyrical hip-hop album. Furthermore, I have been helping numerous of my creative friends (singers and rappers) as a songwriter. I have written over 50 songs in my lifetime. I have participated in many writer's workshops at Young Chicago... See Danylo's full profile

Ihor S. Near New York City, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ihor S.
60/hour

Near New York City, NY

Songwriter with 17 Years Experience

I've been writing songs since I learned to play guitar at 8 years old. When I was 14 I started my first band and began writing with other people. I learned how to write and produce my own music in Logic Pro X when I was 17 and have written hundreds of original songs since then. Fast forward 10 years and I have written... See Ihor's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (6)
7 hours tutoring
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I've been writing songs since I learned to play guitar at 8 years old. When I was 14 I started my first band and began writing with other people. I learned how to write and produce my own music in Logic Pro X when I was 17 and have written hundreds of original songs since then. Fast forward 10 years and I have written... See Ihor's full profile

James M. New York City, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
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... See James's full profile

50/hour
4.8 (208)
875 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... See James's full profile

Andrew K. Near New York City, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Andrew K.
60/hour

Near New York City, NY

Fun, Result-Producing Math Tutor and Basketball Tutor

I am Andrew! I am a father of two children! I graduated from Drew University with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a 3.157 GPA. My minor was Psychology. Also, I graduated from Rutgers Graduate School of Education in 1997. My GPA was 3.556. I have been teaching for at least 22 years. I enjoy teaching and tutoring... See Andrew's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (7)
32 hours tutoring
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I am Andrew! I am a father of two children! I graduated from Drew University with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a 3.157 GPA. My minor was Psychology. Also, I graduated from Rutgers Graduate School of Education in 1997. My GPA was 3.556. I have been teaching for at least 22 years. I enjoy teaching and tutoring... See Andrew's full profile

John G. Near New York City, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
John G.
80/hour

Near New York City, NY

Composer and Songwriter with a love of teaching

As a songwriter and composer, my original project The Jazz Thieves has performed at festivals and conferences throughout the US, including the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival, and Musikfest. I have taught songwriting to my band classes, and they have written original songs and performed/recorded them. See John's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (2)
63 hours tutoring
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As a songwriter and composer, my original project The Jazz Thieves has performed at festivals and conferences throughout the US, including the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival, and Musikfest. I have taught songwriting to my band classes, and they have written original songs and performed/recorded them. See John's full profile

Lily D. Near New York City, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Lily D.
38/hour

Near New York City, NY

Professional Composer and Songwriter

Songwriting and composing have always been my primary forms of expression. I have been writing music for almost two decades. I studied academically for 6 years, and continue to write and compose professionally. See Lily's full profile

38/hour
5.0 (154)
2 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 303 hours
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Songwriting and composing have always been my primary forms of expression. I have been writing music for almost two decades. I studied academically for 6 years, and continue to write and compose professionally. See Lily's full profile

Ben H. Near New York City, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
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... See Ben's full profile

65/hour
5.0 (41)
173 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... See Ben's full profile

Randy K. New York City, NY, available for in-person tutoring
Randy K.
90/hour

New York City, NY

Author: Quickstart Guide To Songwriting - Coach at SongU.com 10 years

He is a member of Dramatists Guild, BMI, NARAS, and an exclusive Steinway Artist. Songwriting - This course of study is based on the song that the student presents for evaluation. From this song, concepts are learned about songwriting which filter to the next song the student will write. The basic thought... See Randy's full profile

90/hour
4.9 (38)
63 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 147 hours
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He is a member of Dramatists Guild, BMI, NARAS, and an exclusive Steinway Artist. Songwriting - This course of study is based on the song that the student presents for evaluation. From this song, concepts are learned about songwriting which filter to the next song the student will write. The basic thought... See Randy's full profile

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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 (306)
1,172 hours tutoring
Offers online lessons
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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

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Jimmy C.
125/hour

Berklee College of Music songwriter specializing in pop, jazz

My teaching is separated into two concentrations: lyric writing and music composition. In lyrics writing, I train my students to do sensory writing, which is to write completely using sensory description. This challenged students to feel and... See Jimmy's full profile

125/hour
5.0 (128)
99 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 360 hours
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My teaching is separated into two concentrations: lyric writing and music composition. In lyrics writing, I train my students to do sensory writing, which is to write completely using sensory description. This challenged students to feel and... See Jimmy's full profile

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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 (381)
29 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 1,639 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

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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 756 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

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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 (169)
498 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

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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 (1188)
12 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 2,949 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

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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 (156)
9 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 374 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

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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 (418)
73 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 1,197 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

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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 (80)
393 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

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