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Singer Songwriting Lessons - Steve E
Singer Songwriting LessonsPanorama City, CA

Hello! I'm Steve Epting and I am a singer/songwriter and entertainer. I was born and raised on Chicago’s south side, but now I'm on the Los Angeles music scene.I am a recent graduate of Eastern University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music. I'm a classically trained vocalist that sings in a plethora of genres (Gospel, Jazz, Pop, and R&B). I have been singing since I was 3 and I love to work with people that want to become better singers!In addition to being a singer/songwriter, I am a vocal coach, vocal producer/arranger and an actor. I got my start singing in Chicago church choirs, advancing toward acting on Chicago’s Black Ensemble Theater stage, and ultimately performing a plethora of musical genres on many grand stages across the country. Being the son of a pastor, I have a heavy background in Gospel music. As I grew in age and musical maturity, I began to be influenced by many genres such as R&B, Jazz, Pop, and Country music. Some of my musical influences include Nat King Cole, John Legend, Lady Antebellum, Motown, and the musical element of Disney films. These influences, I believe, help to make me a well-rounded artist and performer. I love teaching music and working with those eager to sharpen their craft! I love being able to share my knowledge, helping others achieve their goals and dreams!I would love to work with you! Let's get started today!

Classical Voice Lessons - Darci M

Darci Monet is a seasoned professional vocalist, vocal coach, songwriter, comedic actor, talk show host, speed demon typist and retired nanny. Over the years, she has managed to make jobs out of nearly all her favorite hobbies, so in her private time she likes to Netflix and chill (in the literal sense...what were YOU thinking?) or have game nights and wine with friends. She enjoys swimming a lot but does not enjoy long walks along the beach because walking in sand is very difficult and no one bothers to mention that before you've gone and gotten yourself trapped in a dune.But you're here about vocal training...Darci has been performing professionally since she was 15 and has studied voice extensively since she was 16 with some of the country's premier vocal coaches. Over the years she has molded together the best of everything she learned to create her own "Tech and Truth Method™" and now shares it with her students.Darci Monet CAN DO and STILL DOES what she teaches! She is not only an expert vocal coach, but an active professional vocalist, performer and award-winning songwriter. A native upstate New Yorker who started her career in Nashville singing backup for some of the most accomplished recording artists in the business, she brings twenty-plus years of formal study, hands-on experience and a joyful, down-to-earth presence to her coaching. Either in person in her studio in L.A. or anywhere in the country via Skype, Darci offers training in contemporary vocal styles, basic musicianship, ear training and songwriting consultation.Darci's clients include a 2010 Tony winner, currently touring performers, contestants on American Idol, X-Factor and RuPaul's Drag Race, professional actors and dancers (Lady Gaga tours, Avatar, American Idol, 24, Fringe, Disney Paris, various commercials, Pandora, XM Radio), corporations (Choice Hotels, Emu Australia) and several up-and-coming entertainers currently performing at L.A.'s historic rock clubs, cabarets and theaters. She was head judge for a popular local singing competition for two and a half years and her award-winning songs have been heard on television, in independent films and on radio worldwide. Darci performs all over Los Angeles and often travels for performances and master classes throughout the country.

Classical Music Lessons - Mark V S

Hey guys! Thanks for stopping by to learn a little bit about me — I really appreciate it!I’ve been “Specializing In Melody” since the age of 5 when I discovered my natural ability to play and create catchy tunes by teaching myself the harmonica by ear. I went on to learn the accordion at 10, the piano at 12, MIDI and synthesizers at 15, the guitar at 30, and a long list of other exotic instruments along the way, completely by ear.I have collected rare synthesizers since 1984 and have well over 80 in my collection.I am also Pro Tools certified and have been teaching Pro Tools, MIDI, music production, composing, keyboard techniques & sound design since 1998 having won numerous academic awards.I have a BA from UCSC in an individual major of Audio/Visual Composition.I wear many hats including my first passion as a prolific composer, BMI/BMG songwriter, producer, sound designer, Pro Tools editor, MIDI expert & programmer, writer, consultant, and of course teacher inspiring my students to become better than they ever dreamed possible all while having FUN!

Music Lessons - Joel B
6 Reviews
Music LessonsValley Village, CA

Play, sing, and write music you love while learning technique! All ages and styles, from pop to jazz to classical! Play, sing, and write by ear and by reading music!Hi, I'm Mr. Joel Brandon, and I'm excited to start a journey of making music with you! I've been playing the piano and singing since the age of 6, and have performed and composed music in a wide variety of styles and situations, earning a Master's and Bachelor's in Music along the way. I'd like to impart my experience and knowledge to you, to help you grow as a musician and reach your expressive potential, whether your interest is pop, jazz, classical, or even film scoring! Check out more of my music and bio at joelbrandon.com!

Professional Voice Teacher - maureen d
Professional Voice TeacherValley Village, CA

I sing because that is what I was made to do - I'm guessing that is why you sing too :) My mother was a USO/Big Band singer so I started at a very young age and was in my first professional show at 15. I currently sing Rockabilly in my own band (a combination of Jazz/Swing and Rock/Country) but studied opera "bel canto" technique - because you need to learn the rules so you can break them. I use a yoga breathing technique because singing is just talking and breathing with a little music added, no? It should come easily to you - your body knows how to do it. I'll just teach you how to refine your technique, stretch your range and find YOUR voice. I've taught at School of Rock since 2007, and was featured in Music Connection's "Hot For Teaching" (one of 6 teachers profiled across the U.S.) as well as Fox News (National). I attended music conservatory in New York and was in the original Tony-winning cast of "Into the Woods," toured the world singing at Carnegie Hall, toured the East Coast w/Grammy-winner Folk Rock singer Michelle Shocked, and then permanently moved to LA to write/record Rock & Roll for TV/Film. I have over 200 songs in movies & shows you watch regularly. So - we can work on mic technique, stage presence, songwriting, or just SINGING.

Guitar and Bass Teacher - Jay o
Guitar and Bass Teachernorth hollywood, CA

Hi! im jay, i've been a musician for 12 years and went to college for music education for a few years before moving to LA to attend musicians institute where i learned recording and production, and got certified as a logic and pro tools user. i am also a certified english teacher, which helped me get better at teaching music, i have performed with many bands over the years and currently have my own project that i call "Mad Scientsit" an acoustic indie punk project, i hope i can help you get better at your craft! :)

Songwriting Tutor - Rhiann Holly K

Miss Rhiann signed her first publishing deal at age 18 with SONY/BMG MUSIC PUBLISHING but before her arrival to her professional success, Rhiann extensively toured the world and co-wrote with Grammy award winning writers and artists. Booking a National commercial at the young age of 4, it was undeniable that Rhiann was headed for stardom. Rhiann combines and fuses her professional experience and music theory to providing students with the full scope of performance artistry. Rhiann has a long list of label executive connections after many years working professionally in the field.

Music Lessons - Mark D
5 Reviews
Music LessonsStudio City, CA

"With over 15 years experience, I do enjoy and have a passion for teaching, seeing students progress and grow musically is always a rewarding experience . I have been teaching music classes in composition, songwriting, guitar, bass, and piano on and off for many years at music schools and privately. I have experience in teaching group and private lessons from young to old."Mark Daniel Dunnett is a composer. He currently is best known for scoring the light drama feature film “Papa” (starring “Paul Sorvino”, “Daryl Hannah”,” Ann Marget”, “David Proval”, and “Mischa Barton”.)“Ambition’s Debt” (starring “Nathan Darrow”) of which, Mark received a nomination for “Best Original Music” at the 2017 IBFF Nashville film festival. Award winning thriller “The Sin Seer”(starring “Isaiah Washington”,”C. Thomas Howell”, “Michael Ironside” and “Salli Richardson-Whitfield”), and U.S. AMC box office release family drama feature film “Grandma’s House” (starring Popstar/actress “Coco Jones” and Primetime Emmy winning actress “Loretta Devine.”) His T.V. credits include music for OWN network , C.S.I., Super Soul Sunday, Help Desk and more.Born in Toronto Canada, Mark’s interest in music started when he was twelve years old after he appropriated his father’s guitar. Practicing ten hours a day for many years, Mark then played and performed in various bands, with a focus on guitar instrumental music.Enrolled at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Mark eagerly studied for two years, with a focus on classical theory, harmony and piano. The Royal Conservatory was the beginning of Mark’s musical education, which ultimately led him to Boston’s fabled Berklee College of Music, where he earned a B.A. in Film Scoring and Composition. While at Berklee, Mark studied under the late world renowned Havard and Berklee professor and classical composer John Bavicchi. During this time, Mark was also featured in Guitar World Magazine’s prestigious Mike Varney Home Town Heroes column, for outstanding guitar instrumental composition.Mark has scored and recorded orchestral music with live ensembles and full orchestras. The recent film scores to “Papa” and “Ambition’s Debt” were both recorded live with full orchestra with the F.R.A.M.E.S project orchestra in Macedonia.He has won numerous awards from various film festivals and was recently nominated for the 2016 Marty Awards “Best Music” in a visual work category. Mark, is also a multi instrumentalist proficient in guitar ( electric, acoustic classical and dobro), piano, ukulele, bass, and mandolin.EDUCATION B.A. BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC/ DUEL MAJOR (FILM SCORING/TRADITIONAL COMPOSITION) (BOSTON) ROYAL CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC (TORONTO)

Experienced Piano Teacher - Kimberley E
Experienced Piano TeacherWest Hollywood, CA

Hi there!My name is Kimberley, and I'm a British singer/songwriter, and I love teaching young people about this amazing industry! I offer songwriting, singing and piano lessons. My first rule is that there isn't any! Each student is unique and different, and my goal is to teach in a way that's fun and interesting and keeps people engaged.I teach all ages, young and old, novice to experienced, and take great joy in meeting new people and getting to know them and helping them learn.I teach at your home or we can sit outside in my apartment by the pool, we can even go to a park and sit in the sunshine! I'm really flexible and want this to work for you at your own pace to help you reach your own goals.I got my A-Levels (undergraduate equivalent) at one of England's most prestigious colleges, and was extremely lucky that I had music scholarships to a number of top private schools in the UK.I received one of the highest marks ever in the country for Grade 8 piano when I was 14 years old and I haven't looked back! I've performed all over the world as a singer, and have always incorporated my piano as much as I can. I have had a joint number one in the UK, as well as other singles in the charts and have done arena tours throughout the UK and Europe. I have masses of performance experience and a lot of industry contacts as well.Get in touch and we'll go from there! I'm excited to meet you and chat about what you want to achieve.

Classical Music Lessons - Kaela S
Classical Music LessonsLos Angeles, CA

After graduating from one of the world’s foremost Jazz Studies programs at the University of North Texas, I spent years developing and honing my craft as a professional performer, session musician, and composer in the styles of pop, jazz, classical, rock, soul, R&B, and indie/electronic music. While working tirelessly to advance my career as a recording artist I also worked with hundreds of students and became a mentor and role model to many, instilling confidence and fostering creativity!My comprehensive understanding of vocal technique is rooted in formal training but bolstered by the experience of thousands of gigs, most recently a demanding nine-month international tour as the synth/keys player and vocalist for M83. I have natural instincts for nurturing younger minds and I'm passionate about communicating complex ideas to learners in a fun way!