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Music Composition, Improvisation Orchestration and Music Theory

I'm a Doctoral student of composition and besides composition I tutor students in theory, solfege, musical form analysis, improvisation, making arrangements, basic vocal training, orchestration etc.
Composing music is a special craft through which You can practically examine any theoretical knowledge. It's a synergy of many skills like harmony, rhythm, counterpoint, instrument knowledge, musical notation etc. If You want to create Your own music, learn how to improvise, get a feedback for Your each step from an experienced composer, then this course is for You. Music composition is knowing the structure of music, no matter what genre You are striving for. We can work on classical, jazz, pop music and any other style.

Arrangements and Sibelius Software:

Learn how to write for ensembles, from string trio, quartet to big band and symphony orchestra.

Improvisation:

learn how to create music fast and get the best result with minimum of technique on any instrument.

Music theory:

Learn scales, modes, chord progressions. How to use each scale in Your solo, improvisation etc.

Location

At student's location: Around Budapest, Hungary
At teacher's location: Budapest, Rippl Rónai utca, Hungary
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Serbian

About Me

For Joseph Beuys “artist” was the word to describe the essence of what it means to be a human being: The deep need and fundamental ability to create and be creative.

I started teaching with a belief that everyone indeed has an artist inside themselves and wanted to prove that through my practice.

To all my students I want to share my experience from my music education process and fill in the gaps which I consider to be left out from the literature or not pointed out clearly enough. Music making and understanding should be a pleasant experience, no matter how complex it gets...

Education

• PhD in composition, University of Arts, Faculty of Music, Belgrade, in class od prof. Zoran Erić 2018- present
ERASMUS + exchange at Ferenc Liszt Ademy of music, Budapest, August 23rd 2020 – January 23rd 2021
• Master of Music in composition, University of Arts, Faculty of Music, Belgrade, in class of prof. Zoran Erić 2017- 2018
• Bachelor of Music in Composition University of Arts, Faculty of Music, Belgrade, in class of prof. Zoran Erić 2013 – 2017

Experience / Qualifications

Assistant : Methods of Artistic Research 2018-2019, Faculty of Music in Belgrade
Teaching assistant: Musical form analysis: 2019 - 2020, Faculty of Music in Belgrade

Reviews (1)

So far, the class with Damjan was really good! He is kind, patient and loves what he does. I will definitely keep having classes with him.
Through my courses I will teach all levels of piano playing. My approach will consist of forming an individual repertoire according to each student's needs. In case that students want to integrate piano lessons with composing, that is also something I would strongly encourage, since piano is the most frequently used instrument for composing music.

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