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Let me know where you're at, and what you're looking to do with your songs.

We'll set up a video chat, and discuss what works best for you.

BEN IS ALWAYS SUPER PREPARED WITH INSPIRING PREZIS, FULL OF KNOWLEDGE AND PUSHES YOU TO THINK OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE. YOU ARE BOUND TO LEARN! ALSO VERY FUN, AND CHILL, NOT TOO FORMAL I GUESS WOULD BE THE WAY TO PUT IT. BUT STILL RESPECTS THE STUDENTS AND TAKES HIS JOB SERIOUSLY. HE HAS A TRUE, INFECTIOUS PASSION FOR SONGWRITING!

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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

MELODIES

Learn to craft memorable melodies that stand the test of time.

Whether you want to write a catchy hook that people sing for days, or a soft melody that leaves a trail of broken hearts. You'll learn techniques for creating a melody from thin air, or finishing that melody that's been sitting in your voice memo for months.

LYRICS

Learn every secret used by the masters.

Want rhymes like Drake? Stories like Bob Dylan? Images like Joni Mitchell?

From Rhetoric to Rhyme, Metaphor to Meter, and Structure to Song Form...You'll learn countless techniques for telling your story the way it needs to be told.

CHORDS

Need more than G, C, D and E minor?

Expand your harmonic world to the chromatic colors of Gospel, get inside the beautiful modulations of the Beatles and the Beach Boys, and enter the mystic world of Modes...

There's a reason Berklee's nickname is "The Chord Factory."

WHAT I DO

Personalized Songwriting Lessons

For the first time, I can bring all the Berklee songwriting secrets to you in the comfort of your own home!

Need to master your melodies? Need help with your harmony? Want lyrics that will bring tears to your listener's eyes?

We'll focus on only the skills you want. No wasted time, no 16th century voice-leading, no bull. Just straight to the secrets of songwriting!

I also teach real world advice - how to pitch your songs, how to meet co-writers & producers, how to record & mix your own demos from scratch!

SECRETS OF SONGWRITING

Write the songs only YOU can write.

Private video lessons online with a top-ranked professor of Songwriting at the #1 Music College in the US.