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Hi, I’m Andrea!
I’m a professional classical guitar performer and educator from Sydney, Australia. I have been developing my music teaching business for over 9 years, through which I teach a wide range of styles, levels, and ages. Lessons are specifically tailored to meet the needs of each student, whether the focus is on classical guitar performance, chords, pop/rock, or Spanish-style fingerpicking. Music theory, composition, songwriting, improvisation, sight-reading, and preparation for high school exams or University auditions are all options that can be incorporated into lessons.

I have plenty of experience with young children and teenagers as well as adults, from complete beginners to advanced players. My teaching philosophy is holistic in that I strive to help my students become well-rounded musicians with a range of listening, reading, improvisation, and analytical skills, while of course carefully choosing repertoire that will cater to the student’s taste as well as their abilities. Pop/rock guitar and jazz/blues improvisation are also options as well as classical training.

Extra information

You can bring either a classical (nylon) guitar or steel-string guitar if you want to focus more on pop or jazz/blues.

In the case of small children, I am happy to help the student develop a musical ear from a young age by teaching aurally and visually, as opposed to teaching them to read sheet music straight away. With adult or adolescent beginners I use a combination of visual teaching and easy reading tasks, unless the student wishes to focus more on pop music, in which case, reading music is not necessary.

Location

At student's location: Around Berlin, Germany

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General info

Skills:
Guitar:
Acoustic, Blues, Classical, Country & bluegrass, Folk, Indie & alternative, Pop, Punk, Rock, Song & varieties
Age:
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
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:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Spanish

About Me

I graduated with Honours from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in classical guitar performance and completed my Masters degree in music at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. As a professional performer and composer, altogether I have performed and/or had my work featured in festivals, venues, concert halls, and public events throughout Australia, Germany, The Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland, Ireland, Morocco, the U.K., Japan, South Korea, Mexico, and the U.S.

Education

2014: Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Bachelor of Music (Performance) (Classical Guitar)
2015: Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Bachelor of Music (Honours)
2018-2020t: Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Master of Music

Experience / Qualifications

For 9 years, in Sydney and Berlin, I have freelanced as a guitar and music theory tutor. My students include children, high school students, and adults, from beginner to advanced levels. In my later years in Sydney, I also worked as a composition tutor, primarily for high school students entering University. I teach mostly classical guitar, but I also have many students who wish to focus on pop/rock guitar.

Reviews (2)

My daughter (7 years old) has a great time learning guitar with Andrea. I totally recommend her.
Great lesson. Has the skills I need. Understands my difficulties. Easy to talk to. On time.

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