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Trusted teacher: This is a hands-on surgical exploration into what great songs are and how to create them - from lyrics to music. Great songs are not merely popular songs, or catchy songs, or best-selling songs - great songs are enduring creations that stand the test of time, and which cross all boundaries of genre and style. In order to create them, we need a unique combination of skills and sensitivities - the ability to execute our ideas effectively on an accompaniment instrument of our choice, whether piano, guitar, organ, harp or other almost always polyphonic (multiple sounding) instruments - but equally the ability to craft poetic and compelling lyrics that are neither cliche nor predictable, and not least, the ability to create effective rhyme patterns without compromising either the original intent or flow of the song. In truth, creating a great song is as or more difficult than creating a great story, because it requires the meeting and melding of word and music in a mutually resonant way. In this quest, the class will enlighten beginning as well as seasoned songwriters on harmonic vocabularies available to them, basic musical resources such as rhythmic figures and variation techniques, basic and advanced song structures, from Bach to the Beatles to Bernstein, and perfecting the art of lyric-writing. Students will learn both fundamental notations so they may present their songs in a true musical format, as well as short cuts enabling them to sketch ideas in a simple form when in the heat of creation. Vocal ranges, transposing, vocal and instrumental ranges will be addressed so that students create songs capable of being sung by either professionals or amateurs.
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Arianna - Brussels, Belgium$42
Trusted teacher: I'm looking for student's who not only want to learn a great technique for singing but whom also want to find and develop their own unique sound so they can express themselves through the art of song and tell a story. I am a trained singer- songwriter & professional musician with a BA (hons) in Composition. Originally from london I moved to Brussels to do my masters degree. I am a trained singing with a level of grade 8, I have also spent the last 6 years touring as a front women and also a backing singing with various artists around europe, including 1 top 10 artist. I understand that although it's great to have a strong technique it's also about letting go and having confidence in your ability so you can relax in the moment. I welcome students of all levels and all ages and teach a range of genres from Jazz to Rock. Alternatively I am happy to focus on technique if that is something you prefer to work on. So, if you're a aspiring singer looking to find your own unique coach I am here to help!
Song writing · Jazz music · Singing
Trusted teacher: Piano (all ages): Learn to discover the piano in an intuitive and creative way on your level and from your interest. In addition to the basic, we dive into the world of: - Pop & Jazz: play songs directly, scales, diagrams, harmonies, melodies, rhythm, swing. - Improvisation: in this way you develop your ears in a playful way, your musical memory and musical vocabulary. Songwriting: Learn how to bring a Song consisting of text and music (piano / guitar) to life and to a higher level by gaining more insight into: structure, structure, dynamics, contrasts, harmony, melody, rhythm, groove .... Audio Production: Learn how to properly record an instrument and professionally produce a track in the in-the-box studio from start to finish. - Recording: microphone placement, levels, reflections space. - Mixing: editing, making balance, panning, making sound (plug ins) - Mastering: the whipped cream on the audio pie, loudness, RMS, dynamics. In my 'Stolk Method' the following components are central: learn to use your ears, stimulate creativity, develop musical memory, expand musical vocabulary, not just blindflight on music notation, develop rhythm and timing, extend harmonic and melodic knowledge, increase sense of form and structure.
Audio production · Song writing · Piano
Lance - Lausanne, Switzerland$82
Trusted teacher: Experienced English-speaking singer-songwriter gives individual singing lessons. Elements that can be addressed together during the course: - vocal warm-up. - vocal technique applied to your favorite songs. - elements of style, riffs and runs (pop, RnB, blues, funk, soul, jazz). - songwriting: initiation to songwriting, structuring a song, finding melodies and writing lyrics, more advanced coaching: you can bring your songs to work together. - work on pronunciation in English and Italian. - correction / translation of your texts / lyrics. - professional recording of your voice. Classes can be given in French, English or Italian. (individual course of 30, 45 or 60 minutes, optional)
Voice (music) · Singing · Song writing
Trusted teacher: I am an instructor in more than one domaine. Although, I specialize in piano style musical composition, arranging, lyrics writing, and chord changes. My students may choose what they want to learn since I am music/vocal teacher and also a modern dance instructor as well. In my dance classes, students can learn a style called "Funkstyles." They can learn Popping and Boogaloo, and some Locking also. My dance teachers are "Popin' Pete," and "Suga Pop," dancers of reknown, who also taught Michael Jackson how to do this style of dance. They will learn the basics, and then intermediate courses, and then expert level courses.
Piano · Dance · Song writing
Trusted teacher: I am a singer-songwriter originally coming from Hungary where I studied classical piano, classical vocal training and jazz vocal training. I focus on my student’s field of interest and offer a course where we together tackle the individual’s issues and reach goals we set up.
Song writing · Singing · Piano
Trusted teacher: I'm a student music production at the royal conservatory. I have a wide knowledge of music theory covering everything from harmony to rhythm. I am also very experienced as a tutor. My aim is to teach this subject because it's a powerful tool to play, interpret and write music. I adapt the level of my classes to the level of the student.
Song writing · Audio production · Music theory lessons
A great experience interpreting your vocal sound and range towards a melody line. This class will cause you to have stars in your eyes. There will be a sense of mysticism whilst maintaining a level headed sound. We will get you out of your shell and have you singing to the heavens and back. With vocal ranges varying in genre you will gain an understanding of how to develop your art and master this. We will get you out of your comfort zone and accelerating at a steady pace.
Song writing · Voice (music) · Singing
Pian - Maastricht, Netherlands$42
Trusted teacher: Professional piano player based in Maastricht, Netherlands. 8 years of teaching experiences. Some subjects that I teach, 1. Performance: Jazz; Pop; Classical 2. Music theory 3. Write your own music. Rather you want to become a highly trained musician, or you want to have fun with music, I will find a suitable lesson plan for you. All ages and levels are welcome!
Jazz music · Song writing · Piano
Ivan - The Hague, Netherlands$39
Trusted teacher: The class is for: - beginners who want to start their journey in music - intermediary musicians who wish to improve their skills - for highly educated musicians who want to perfect their knowledge. The class includes songwriting skills in POP, ROCK, JAZZ and many other styles of popular music as well as compositional skills in writing CLASSICAL, FILM, THEATER music. I specialize in both popular music and classical music. The class includes both theoretic knowledge and its practical application with students instrument of choice. The class also includes skills in guitar, piano and percussion playing.
Song writing · Music composition · Music theory lessons
Trusted teacher: My music life started when I was a kid, and started with playing piano. Curious fact, I didn’t like it! Things drastically changed when I heard a song by Queen, “It’s a Kind of Magic”. I was blown away! And after I’ve heard the guitar solo even more! From that moment on I decided that music had to fill my life, with guitar as a main guide. After high school I decided to undertake the professional musician career and I applied to a Jazz school in Rome (Italy). After that, I moved to Rotterdam successfully completing the bachelor course at “Codarts”. I’m able to offer a broad and deep knowledge on everything that concerns guitar, harmony, song-writing, sight-reading, singing. I’m here to help students finding their own way to practice and achieve skills that would allow them to perform and enjoy the instrument and everything that the amazing world of music can offer, transmitting my passion towards this world to whoever wants to learn. My specialty can of course be recognized as Jazz since it’s my main field, but I’m of course able to guide the students in many different music styles since I come from a Pop and Rock background.
Music theory · Song writing · Guitar
Guitar for intermediate and advanced both in English or in Spanish. The lessons take place in a small studio or Online which has become quite popular lately. Theory is not important to start you off. By you learning your favourite songs at your own pace and with passion you will find yourself on the road to becoming a good guitarist. I like to teach motivated people who have time to develop musically. I expect commitment and with this and my coaching you will get to your goal much quicker. Remember, my goal is your objective. I am a patient person with a love and passion for music and the guitar both acoustic and electric, and I love sharing this passion with my students, and seeing them evolve into the guitarists they want to be. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Greetings, Rod
Song writing · Teaching · Guitar
Trusted teacher: I'm nearly 15 years world touring professional jazz, classical pianist, singer and educator. I'm applying fresh and very inspiring, fun methodology teaching jazz, classical, pop music on piano, composition, songwriting, music theory and singing both for newbies and professionals, children and and adults too! You want to learn any song you heard on a radio in just few lessons, you want to play music from your favorite movie, or maybe you wish to learn how to create your own tunes or improvise in any style? You wish to learn how to play any chords on piano just in few lessons? Are you a music producer and wish to get deeper into style of harmony and other stylistic elements of your favorite artists? You wish your children would learn music with inspiring young professional? Don't hesitate to try lessons with me!
Song writing · Jazz music · Piano
Trusted teacher: In this lesson I would like to help you write your own songs. I write a lot of songs for my band and I always enjoy that. We can talk about how to write a song in general, (spoiler: there is no general, but there are techniques that can help you.) But we can actually work on your ideas for your songs. I mainly write in the metal genre, but if you write in other genres I can help you with that too.
Music theory · Song writing
Would you like to learn how to write a song? There are many reasons to want to write songs, now you have a chance to make your own music, your own way, on your own time. From absolute beginners to seasoned veterans, I can help assist you with songwriting no matter the level you are on or want to be.
Guro - Etterbeek, Belgium$59
Trusted teacher: Hi! I’m a singer who has been teaching professionally for five years, primarily in Norway and Denmark. I have a masters degree as a singer and music teacher from the Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen. In my classes you will get a chance to fully understand and explore your voice. We might try out different genres (pop, jazz, musicals, classical, free improvisation, etc), all depending on what you want or what we decide will be a fun challenge for you! I believe that there’s not one vocal technique that works for every voice, so together we will explore different approaches and techniques so that you get the sound you want and feel a freedom in your voice and singing. I've worked a lot as a vocal coach in theatre/musical productions and will be happy to assist in audition training/musical interpretation as well. I can also help you with songwriting/composing. Looking forward to hear from you! Schooling: Master of Music, Rhythmic Music Conservatory of Copenhagen Bachelor in Music Education, Rhythmic Music Conservatory of Copenhagen Complete Vocal Technique, Complete Vocal Institute w/Catrine Sadolin Estill Voice Training, w/Helga Westmark Classical technique, w/Kirsten Landmark Mæland
Song writing · Voice (music) · Singing
My lessons are always designed according my students' needs, making the experience of learning the guitar productive and fun at the same time! Whether you are into exploring advanced stuff or just like jamming, as a Master's graduate in Musicology with a guitar teaching experience of 10 years, I can help you work your way around your favourite songs and styles and also give you the tools to express yourself through your own songs. We will carve our own path through chords, melodies, harmonies, techniques & composing methods as we strive to achieve a skillset of a versatile modern guitar player.
Music theory lessons · Song writing · Guitar
This class is for anyone interested in writing their own songs. The core of it will be week-by-week feedback sessions for a new song you are working on. I will be encouraging you to write a new song every week - this can be a finished song or just a snippet of an idea. Writing one song a week will not only motivate you to write more material, but it will also allow you to practise the craft of songwriting regularly and with many different types of songs and ideas. The feedback sessions will be very relaxed, discussing the positive aspects of your song, as well as looking at the things to improve on in order to take it to the next level. One of the most important things to me, is to tailor my class specifically to your needs and interests. For example, if you want to write pop songs, then we'll focus in that area particularly. Or if you want to write songs based on the guitar, piano etc, then again, we'll focus on this particularly. The main thing is that the class suits you. Also, in order to inspire you and supplement your songwriting skills, we will be studying lyrics from many different types of songs, taking a close look at what the lyric means and what makes it effective. This additional aspect of the class will help you develop a sharper understanding of lyric writing which you can then apply to your own songs.
Creative writing · Music composition · Song writing
Trusted teacher: This class is aimed at beginners / singers and songwriters who wish to learn the basics of piano so that they can accompany themselves and / or compose songs using the guitar , to help them find chord progressions and also melodies to fit with their song. The level i am teaching currently is for beginners. We will go over the following concepts : Rhythm / Tempo / Basic Key Signatures / Basic Scales / Harmony / Chords and Melody. Additional topics we can cover during the lesson are : Writing chord progressions to fit the melody you have already created. Writing melodies to a pre written chord progression. Writing songs from original lyric ideas. Basic song structures. I look forward to teaching you the basics of this wonderful instrument and will hopefully help you to start writing and finishing your own songs.
Song writing · Music composition · Piano
Sara - Berlin, Germany$52
Trusted teacher: Hello! I am a classical guitarist and I have recently relocated to Berlin, Germany. I am looking to expand my guitar studio and I offer both in-person and online lessons. I teach classical guitar, general guitar, songwriting, ukulele, and voice. I am comfortable working with all ages (3 and up). I have worked both privately and in schools. I enjoy crafting a personal learning approach, as each student has a unique way of reaching their goals. I strive to layout clear techniques and expectations from the beginning. I also like working with young children and crafting lessons for both parents and children together. I can teach in English, Italian and Spanish and currently learning Deutsch! :)
Song writing · Ukulele · Guitar
Gordon - Rotterdam, Netherlands$47
Trusted teacher: These individual music composition lessons are tailored to fit your needs and interests related to music composition. During the lessons, we will work together to identify, develop, and refine your voice as a creative musician. Possible topics include notation, melody, harmony, rhythm, score study, analysis, Sibelius, Dorico, Logic.
Music theory · Music composition · Song writing
Lou - Peckham, United Kingdom$35
Trusted teacher: I’m a 25 y/o experienced guitar teacher, songwriter and performer, offering lessons via Zoom, Facetime or other online video platform during the Corona period, and face-to-face when it is safe to do so. I have graduated with a 1st Class degree in BMus Popular Music from Goldsmiths, University of London. I can teach a range of styles including folk, classical and rock, and can cater to a range of needs, whether you’re starting grades, want to learn to read music, understand scales/music theory, or want to just learn songs (or even how to write some yourself!).
Song writing · Guitar · Music theory lessons
Vitali - The Hague, Netherlands$47
Trusted teacher: We will focus on the music that You want to be able to make. I specialise in Composition and have a life long experience with the guitar, piano and songwriting (including production and mixing). Our goal will be to plan a project (recording, youtube video, spotify, live performance, etc.) and set a timeline to make it happen. The tutoring will focus on technical, as well as artistic issues and above all, it will be result oriented.
Song writing · Guitar · Music theory lessons
Trusted teacher: Song writing is something that can always improve. If you're struggling for inspiration or need help this class is perfect for you. If you're looking to write a song for a special someone this is definitely the class for you. Drop me a message for any queries.
Guitar · Music composition · Song writing
Trusted teacher: Hey, my name is Jasmine and I'm a highly skilled singing teacher, songwriter and pop artist, with over 15 million streams on Spotify/YouTube and over 10 years experience in the music industry. You can find me under my artist name 'Jazz Mino'. Teaching singing is a huge passion of mine, and I have trained with some of UK's top vocal coaches, who have taught the likes of Dua Lipa, Bjork, and on The Voice UK. In our lessons together, we'll work on good singing technique whilst building your confidence and exploring your voice and style. I teach all ages and experience levels, from beginner to advanced. About me: - Personable, friendly, reliable - Highly skilled teacher with over 10 years experience working in the music industry - Meticulous attention to detail - Calm and patient - Love teaching all ages and experience levels - Tailor lessons specific to each students needs - Written songs for and featured on major label releases (Sony Music, Universal Music Group) - Over 15 million streams on YouTube/Spotify/Apple Music - Have achieved a number 5 in UK Club Charts - DBS Registered (Enhanced) - First Class Honours Degree, Music, Westminster University - Member Of The Musician's Union Area: (Booking online lessons only at the moment) London (Zone 2) N5 All ages & experience levels welcome If you'd like to book a lesson or enquire about rates, please get in touch. Jasmine
Song writing · Singing