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Harley H. Aliquippa, PA, available for online & in-person 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 (148)
435 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

Josh W. Fullerton, CA, available for online & in-person 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)
323 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

Justin E. Long Beach, CA, available for online tutoring
Justin E.
40/hour

Music Producer & Songwriter

I have a robust artistic catalog that has been supported by notable music entities and amassed over a million streams on popular platforms (Spotify, SoundCloud, Apple Music, etc). I am also writing two albums for a church: one full of modern takes... See Justin's full profile

40/hour
4.9 (16)
58 hours tutoring
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I have a robust artistic catalog that has been supported by notable music entities and amassed over a million streams on popular platforms (Spotify, SoundCloud, Apple Music, etc). I am also writing two albums for a church: one full of modern takes... See Justin's full profile

Cory M. Vista, CA, available for online & in-person 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)
105 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

Bennie D. Mckeesport, PA, available for online & in-person 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 (77)
8 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 185 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

Michael B. Nashville, TN, available for online & in-person 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 (399)
60 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 1,137 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

Rashida B. Atlanta, GA, available for online & in-person 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 (1136)
12 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 2,781 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

David P. Fort Wayne, IN, available for online & in-person 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

Henry H. Brooklyn, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Henry H.
50/hour

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... See Henry's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (7)
21 hours tutoring
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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... See Henry's full profile

Philip P. Glendale, CA, available for online & in-person 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 (134)
3 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 294 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

Skyelar G. Fredonia, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Skyelar G.
60/hour

Bachelor's in Music (composition) from Carleton College

As a composition student at Carleton College, I focused on songwriting in my solo composition lessons. I wrote music primarily for piano and my own voice, but I also included electronic music (and production) in my work. If you're... See Skyelar's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (42)
15 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 124 hours
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As a composition student at Carleton College, I focused on songwriting in my solo composition lessons. I wrote music primarily for piano and my own voice, but I also included electronic music (and production) in my work. If you're... See Skyelar's full profile

DeAnza P. North Hollywood, CA, available for online tutoring
DeAnza P.
60/hour

Accomplished Songwriter with 9 years teaching experience

., LA WEEKLY, OC WEEKLY and popular radio outlets like NPR. I have taught privately for 9 years and developed an approach that helps new songwriters understand the fundamentals and structure of song while still encouraging them to express... See DeAnza's full profile

60/hour
4.9 (51)
39 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 174 hours
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., LA WEEKLY, OC WEEKLY and popular radio outlets like NPR. I have taught privately for 9 years and developed an approach that helps new songwriters understand the fundamentals and structure of song while still encouraging them to express... See DeAnza's full profile

Evren T. Woodland Hills, CA, available for online & in-person 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 1,580 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

John M. Middlebury, CT, available for online & in-person 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 (296)
1,127 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

Jordan L. Rochester, NY, available for online & in-person 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 735 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

John M. Austin, TX, available for online & in-person tutoring
John M.
65/hour

Eastman School of Music/NYU - Music Theory and Composition Teacher

Patient and insightful music theory and composition tutor with years of experience working with children and adults alike. After graduating from Eastman School of Music with a Bachelors in Music Theory, I moved to New York City to pursue my... See John's full profile

65/hour
5.0 (230)
7 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 427 hours
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Patient and insightful music theory and composition tutor with years of experience working with children and adults alike. After graduating from Eastman School of Music with a Bachelors in Music Theory, I moved to New York City to pursue my... See John's full profile

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

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

70/hour
5.0 (161)
653 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

NICOLETTE H. Studio City, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
NICOLETTE H.
75/hour

Bachelors of Vocal Performance from Cal State Northridge

I have taken songwriting courses while attending Cal State Northridge. In recording studios, I have teamed up with and written songs with Motesart (Celine Dion, Demi Lovato) and Marlin "Hookman" Bonds (Jason Derulo, Demi Lovato,... See NICOLETTE's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (71)
59 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 419 hours
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I have taken songwriting courses while attending Cal State Northridge. In recording studios, I have teamed up with and written songs with Motesart (Celine Dion, Demi Lovato) and Marlin "Hookman" Bonds (Jason Derulo, Demi Lovato,... See NICOLETTE's full profile

Patrick D. Asheville, NC, available for online & in-person 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 236 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

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

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... See Elaina's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (14)
20 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 31 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... See Elaina's full profile

John S. Los Angeles, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
John S.
80/hour

Songwriting Tutor - Berklee College Graduate

As a Berklee College of Music graduate and recipient of Songwriting Awards and Distinctions from prestigious songwriting competitions such as: ISC (International Songwriting Competition), John Lennon Songwriting Contest... See John's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (279)
107 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 969 hours
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As a Berklee College of Music graduate and recipient of Songwriting Awards and Distinctions from prestigious songwriting competitions such as: ISC (International Songwriting Competition), John Lennon Songwriting Contest... See John's full profile

Howard F. Park Ridge, NJ, available for online tutoring
Howard F.
90/hour

ASCAP Songwriter with DMA in Composition and 20+ Years of Teaching

... and spanning a diverse body of pop, dance, jazz, and classical songs. For the past 30+ years, I have been teaching songwriting as part of my broad teaching of composition both at the university level and privately. I am especially expert in teaching... See Howard's full profile

90/hour
4.8 (59)
31 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 143 hours
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... and spanning a diverse body of pop, dance, jazz, and classical songs. For the past 30+ years, I have been teaching songwriting as part of my broad teaching of composition both at the university level and privately. I am especially expert in teaching... See Howard's full profile

James L. North Hollywood, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
James L.
120/hour

Doctor of Musical Arts, Yale School of Music

I have collaborated and assisted numerous composers in their songwriting. I love the creative process, and am very excited to collaborate with others in songwriting. I am particularly helpful to people who have lots of ideas and... See James's full profile

120/hour
5.0 (214)
2 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 471 hours
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I have collaborated and assisted numerous composers in their songwriting. I love the creative process, and am very excited to collaborate with others in songwriting. I am particularly helpful to people who have lots of ideas and... See James's full profile

Jimmy C. New Haven, CT, available for online & in-person tutoring
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 (126)
97 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 344 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

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

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... See Elena's full profile

150/hour
5.0 (10)
9 hours tutoring Songwriting out of 72 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... See Elena's full profile

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How would you define Songwriting in your own words?
Songwriting is the ability to craft an emotional, musical story using the appropriate harmonies and form in your music. Understanding how to set the right words with the right melodic gesture. Great songs do not need to be complex, but they should be well-crafted: not the same thing.
Songwriting is the ability to craft an emotional, musical story using the appropriate harmonies and form in your music. Understanding how to set... read more
Answered • 04/23/18

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How would you define Songwriting in your own words?
Songwriting is the process of marrying a melody to the words of a song that is basically a storytelling experience. You create something from nothing. The Lyrics are the song. The chords are the rhythm combined with the beat of the drums. You feelings are expressed - sometimes personal thoughts... read more
Songwriting is the process of marrying a melody to the words of a song that is basically a storytelling experience. You create something from... read more
Answered • 03/20/18

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How would you define Songwriting in your own words?
Songwriting is basically music composition but at a simpler level. Songwriting focuses on the 3-4 primary elements of music: Rhythm/Melody/Harmony/Form. Less so with: Texture/Orchestration. I teach the subject aside from the technology, but I also employ the technology (I own a recording... read more
Songwriting is basically music composition but at a simpler level. Songwriting focuses on the 3-4 primary elements of music:... read more
Answered • 03/20/18