Composition & Songwriting Lessons

Our teachers are highly qualified and are passionate about teaching and performing. CMC instructors operate their own private studios.


If you would like general information or help with placement, please click here,  or contact us by phone at 617-519-9296

What We Offer:

  • Composition & Songwriting Lessons (in person & online)

  • Children & adults

  • Lessons for beginners

  • Lessons for intermediate & advanced players

Writing Music

Our Instructors

Brian Buch 

Piano, Theory & Composition

Brian Studio head shot.jpg

Brian Buch received his Doctorate in Music Composition from Boston University and his Bachelor of Music degree in Music Composition with an emphasis in Piano Performance from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. In addition to CMC, Brian teaches at the Berklee College of...

Ilona Tipp

Voice & Songwriting

Ilona Tipp creates music with a nearly endless palette of vocal colors through emotionally stirring performances. Trained in classical bel canto singing and later in jazz, blues, folk, country, and other contemporary styles “outside the box,”her seamless multigenre...