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guitar lessons - how to improve your guitar playing

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I am an active guitarist, playing guitar for 30 years. I have taken lessons at Jazz studio, GIT (London) and jazz conservatory ...

The guitar lessons are taught and set up according to the student's request ... your question can range from exotic scales and modes to a way of working with complex chords on the guitar, or how those chords work now, to how a particular song to learn e.g. ...

I listen to Jazz, Metal, Progressive, Funk, Blues and classical music (I don't play classical guitar).

My own passion and motivation for the instrument and music are the basis for every lesson ...

The main purpose of my lessons is that you get to know your instrument better and that your questions about everything related to guitar and music are explained and conveyed in practice.
For example ... in this time where we can see all those guitarists at work on YouTube, how do you go about finding and developing your own style.

My own conscious experiences of learning guitar over the years, and the methods that I have used successfully or without success are all an important part of music lessons. It is important that music lessons also show more openness to the guitar learning history of the person giving the lessons, as I believe this results in a deeper understanding for the learner.

Extra information

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I also teach by webcam

Location

At teacher's location: Shortwood Productions Bvba, Gippershovenstraat, Sint-Truiden, België

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General info

Skills:

Guitar:
Acoustic, Blues, Electric, Funk, Heavy metal, Jazz, Pop, Rock

Age:

Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)

Student level:

Intermediate
Advanced

Duration:

60 minutes
90 minutes

The class is taught in:

Dutch, English

About Me

I believe that guitar lessons are not personal enough, in that the teacher should more address the issues that a student has. At some points, during the learning of the guitar, it is important that the right info is given at the right time.
My own conscious approach to learning the guitar, years ago, help me to see things from the students perception, I remember what my own and peer-musicians issues where.
My love and passion for the guitar and music are a basis for motivated lessons. Each student can get material from a rich library of lessons if needed ...
I have to say many things about guitar- and music subjects, I will state the general accepted statement, but will also work with the student to come to a clear and defined view on an issue that needs clarification, this on the basis of the students perception and person. Since statements about music can be at least discussable.
lesson subjects could be, but are not limited to:
What is the best way to learn scales on the guitar? My answer would be a question; What or how do you want to play? What are your goals on the guitar?
How do you find out your own style?
In our media-world there are so many examples, how do you handle that?
How to use arpeggio's in practice?
How to write a solo (this is interesting to me)?
Do you have to use a metronome? How to learn feeling?
Play over a Jazz standard, how to do this?

Education

Jazz-studio (Antwerp) - guitar
GIT = Guitar Institute of Technology (London)
Jazz Conservatorium (Ghent) - guitar
Classical music school (Brussels) - violin
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Experience / Qualifications

I have advanced experience with teaching guitar and music at schools, group lessons (I like this), and personal lessons.
I have experience as a professional musician, now I work semi-professional.

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