Trusted teacher: Hello! My name is Aurel and I am a French Amsterdam-based drummer. Although currently specialized in Jazz music, I have studied various esthetics, and Pop and Rock music, in particular, are part of my background (I played in several pop-rock bands). Therefore I am able to teach a broad panel of music styles. I also have many drum methods and charts at my disposal, and have experience in teaching children from the age of 6, as well as teenagers and adults. Lessons and teaching method: I always adapt to the student's tastes and learning profiles. This is why, during the first lesson, and on a regular basis afterwards, I always take time to discuss with my students (or their parents if they are very young) to figure out together the path they want or need to follow. I will use charts and methods for those who need visual support to assimilate the skills or teach by ear and by demonstrating to the ones who feel more comfortable this way. I also play electric guitar and can jam with my students, which is a great tool for developing band playing skills or simply to have a good time. For those eager to make significant progress, I offer consistent and serious monitoring, with practice recommendations. I can for instance prepare a student for an audition or an entrance exam in a conservatory. If you are willing to improve your understanding of rhythm in general, you can also benefit from my knowledge of Indian Karnatic rhythm concepts, one of the most complete traditional approaches to rhythm. Students who simply want to learn at their pace, to have fun and unwind, are definitely welcome too! About me: In addition to my jazz drums bachelor and master degrees from the conservatory of Amsterdam (CvA), which included a thorough pedagogical training and a specialization in Indian Karnatic techniques, I benefit from 4 years of experience as an employed drum teacher in two French associative music schools (Ecole de musique de Nangis and Conservatoire des Deux Rives, Moret-sur-Loing). I am also an active musician, both on the Dutch and the French scene. My trio mainly tours in France and has played at venues such as the Sunside (Paris), or participated in competitions like the Keep An Eye International Jazz Award. I am also the co-leader of the sextet Chai Masters, finalist of several European competitions (Leiden Jazz Award, Golden Jazz Trophy in Lille, France, 7 Virtual Jazz Contest). Recently, the band was part of Keep An Eye The Records's finalists (March 2022). Looking forward to meeting you and passing on my know-how to you!
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Deborah - Amstelveen24€
Trusted teacher: During this course the children playfully learn the basics of music making, such as rhythm, pitch and musical notation. The following teaching methods are used: singing, tapping rhythm, listening to music and playing chimes, ocarina (a small wind instrument), recorder and keyboard. In this course children can learn basics of music, such as rhythm, notes, listening and playing using different kind of (small) instruments and keyboard / piano.
Children's music · Singing · Music theory
Slava - Amsterdam50€
Trusted teacher: Piano lessons for beginners and advanced students from 15 years and up. I studied classical piano at the conservatory of Amsterdam and finished my masters degree in 2010. Over the years I have won several first prizes at competitions and I can teach classical music and pop and music theory. I also can prepare for conservatory entrance exams or advanced prep for competitions.
Piano · Music theory · Music composition
Ayşegül - Amsterdam45€
Trusted teacher: Hello, dear music lovers! I am a concert pianist, chamber musician and piano teacher. I recently finished my master studies in Conservatory of Amsterdam and previously did my bachelor studies in Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. I have experience with children and adults for many years. Besides that I can help you with music theory.
Children's music · Piano · Music theory
Pablo - Amsterdam40€
Trusted teacher: My whole life has been dedicated to the guitar. You can see my performances in the social medias, in different stages around the world. I love to share knowledge about art and music. What is to play an instrument, to feel good about it, and of course all different technical skills that you can improve. In flamenco I have the experience of growing up sorrounded by many different artists of the genre. I usually accompany them and also play solo. In classical music I play and teach for a soloist and repertory with flutist, cellist and singers. I graduated in classical guitar and in flamenco guitar in Granada and Córdoba, Spain.
Guitar · Flamenco music · Music theory
Stefanie - Amsterdam46€
Trusted teacher: You decided you want to learn a universal language and a new way to express yourself? As a professional music teacher, I would love to guide you on this amazing adventure. I have a Master of Art in Music Pedagogy, specialized in the Dalcroze Eurhythmics approach for children. I am from the French part of Switzerland but I've been teaching mostly in Barcelona after my degree; I can, therefore, teach you in French, in Spanish or in English! My private guitar or music theory lessons can be taught at your location, and are suitable to any motivated learner!
Music theory · Guitar
Alejandro - Amsterdam50€
Trusted teacher: Private lessons for beginners to advanced level of violin playing. All ages are welcome. I am a professionally trained teacher and violinist for almost two decades. My lessons are given in English, Spanish and (soon) Dutch and French. My teaching method is variable depending on the students' needs, but the goal is shared: to make a great musician and qualified violinist out of the pupil. I work on both technical and musical aspects from a (very) consciously prepared healthy and enjoyable perspective. Particular emphasis on having fun with the little ones! I pay special attention to creating a personalized education and experience for every one of my students. I also give some additional tools applicable to the violin playing which includes: Introduction to Yoga, Feldenkrais, Alexander Technique and Body & Mind. All the basic theory is taught too. Occasionally, there are student concerts and collaborations with other teachers. (These may include some teachers from the Sweelinck Academy or the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, and more). From among the required tools for my lessons are: a violin and a bow, score and books purchases when necessary, and, from time to time, meetings with the parents. On occasion, I use digital tools like phone/tablet apps. I can teach in various places near or in the centre of Amsterdam, or, depending on the need, I can move to pretty much wherever in The Netherlands. About the homework, I send it to the students on a weekly basis and encourage them to participate on competitions and summer music courses. As always, this is conditional on the pupil's stage.
Violin · Music teacher training · Music theory
Classes from beginner trumpet level to advanced technique or skill improvisations. Specialized in early jazz and bebop but can also teach other styles. Ask for availability to schedule our lesson! Lessons are in English and Spanish.
Jazz music · Music theory
Trusted teacher: The lessons will cover the technical and musical aspects of playing the piano. This will include theory, how to read music, understanding harmony, ear-training, piano technique, posture, musical terminology and more. The aim is to equip students with the tools to intellectual and aurally understand different styles of music and be able to continue their journey as musicians and pianists independently. About me : Yuvraj started playing the piano at age 11. He had obtained a distinction and high merit in Grades 7 and 8 of the Trinity Guildhall examinations by the age of 17. He furthered his studies at Berklee College of Music, and attended their international school, Conservatori Liceu, in Barcelona, where he trained under Spanish pianist Marco Mezquida Mateos. He is currently pursuing an ATCL from Trinity College London and wishes to reconcile his love for jazz and classical music in his own compositions. Yuvraj has performed multiple solo and group recitals. His influences range from Maria Joâo Pires and Bill Evans to Wynton Marsalis and Red Hot Chilli Peppers. He has 5 years + of teaching experience.
Music theory · Jazz music · Piano
Philip - Amsterdam57€
Trusted teacher: I'm offering lessons for anyone interested in learning how to improvise, regardless of the instrument you play or the style you would like to improvise in. Even if you have no or little theory knowledge yet, I have a way of getting you started with improvisation and then teaching you everything theoretical you need to know. Topics might include: - Improvising based on the melody of a song or simple motives - Common song forms for improvisation - Theory: Harmony, Rhythm, Ear Training - Jazz specific: Bebop and Modern language - Listening to and understanding solos of great improvisers
Jazz music · Music theory · Music composition
Trusted teacher: I am specialized in giving flute, piccolo, recorder, panflute and saxophone lessons to both children and adults. I do this both privately and in the form of (short) courses during school hours or as an after-school activity at primary schools.
Sound (music) · Music theory · Children's music
Yammy - Uitgeest52€
Trusted teacher: As a Cambridge University graduate in the Faculty of Education, I am delighted to have settled down in the Netherlands since September 2019. I started piano at the age of 5, and music has been an important part of my life ever since. Classically trained as a pianist and violinist, I picked up another instrument named Erhu (Chinese violin) and became a professional performer. I am experienced in teaching both children and adults, from different cultural backgrounds. Also, I have been actively involved in both Western and Chinese orchestra since high school. Thanks to my years of experience in being an orchestra member and soloist, I am familiar with orchestral music. As a humble music therapist, I am passionate about music and believe in the power of music. I trust that music is in everybody and I respect every student's individuality and thus tailor my teaching methods to develop my students' full potential. I started teaching in 2009 and most students put their trust in me when they first decided to learn an instrument. I also enjoy exploring the world of music with students with learning disabilities. I am proud to say, my students, aged from 5 to 60, are enthusiastic in playing the instrument they have chosen and keen to improve their skills following my advice. I adopt a flexible approach in teaching - I believe every student is unique and my job is to develop the strengths and improve the weaknesses. I put a lot of emphasis on a solid foundation in my teaching. For young children, I tend to use a more interactive approach to explain complicated music theories, yet strict in the fundamentals such as posture and rhythm. For adults, I am always happy to discuss with them my lesson plan and choose the best exercises and songs that suit their music interests and needs. For my students who would like to take exams, I am happy to tailor the lessons based on their progress. I believe in the quality of learning and understanding rather than the number of pieces that they learn. Many beginners and their parents have put their trusts in me and achieved distinction in their first ABRSM exam. I am fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese, and a native speaker of Cantonese Chinese. I am happy to travel and travel costs will be added on the top of the standard tuition fee. *Proof of qualifications avaliable upon requests.
Piano · Violin · Music theory
Are you wanting to learn how to play the piano? Or do you want to extend your current abilities? Well, look no further! I am Antonio, a Spanish pianist who currently studies in Amsterdam. I have been playing the piano since I was six, and I am passionate for piano and music. I would love to share my knowledge to either a beginner or intermediate student. I am flexible for times and location, but we discuss this later. :)
Piano · Music theory
Trusted teacher: I just finished my masters in the Conservatorium van Amsterdam where I got the opportunity to learn from the some of the best musicians in Europe. I can help you to learn the violin and the viola at any desired level. I can also help you with music theory lessons, mostly for beginners.
Music theory · Violin · Viola
Trusted teacher: Drum teacher, College Degree on Music Arts. More than 20 years of experience giving private drum lessons and music ensemble. Depending on the interests of each student, the lessons can be oriented to the development of technique, theory, reading and musical writing as well as to the study of repertoire in different styles of popular music.
Drums · Music theory
Valeria - Amsterdam43€
Trusted teacher: I am a classical and baroque bassist. Graduated from Amsterdam Conservatory (Bachelor and Master ) With more than 15 years playing my instrument and 3 years of teaching young kids and people from all ages and levels! If you always wanted to learn the double bass is never to late to start!
Double bass · Music theory · Sound (music)
Lachlan - Amsterdam40€
Trusted teacher: Would you like to learn how to play the trumpet? or learn how to make a beautiful sound? To improvise? These are just a few examples of some topics we can cover in the lessons. Most Importantly, instruction is always catered to the student, depending on skill level, interests, ect! Our biggest focus will just be to make music together, learn something, and have fun doing it! Lesson topics can include but are not limited to: - basic trumpet technique - sound production - ear training - reading music - rhythm - classical repertoire/methods - jazz melodies - jazz improvisation Together we will discover which path is most suitable for you as an individual, and take the steps necessary to help you on the journey of playing the trumpet!
Jazz music · Music theory · Trumpet
Trusted teacher: Hi my name is Osian and I’m a cellist from South Wales. I’ve taught children of many ages and standards and I really feel privileged to be a part of someone’s musical and personal development. Music lessons can be a way of reaching the concert platform or it could be a way of expressing yourself and being creative, wether it’s a career path or not. I grew up playing and singing where my first priority was to fall in love with music and learn to perform it to the best standard that I could do and that’s what I’d like to encourage my students to aim for too. I’m a BMus Hons Scholar from The Royal Academy of Music and I’m not studying at a masters lever at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.
Cello · Voice (music) · Music theory
Trusted teacher: Hey there! In my lessons, what you want is the most important. That's why we create together a plan of study with ideas, goals and subjects to reach out our dream to make music (that's also my dream) Nevertheless, I can give you an overview of the content: I divide the music theory in two: Technical and Musical. Technical Theory regarding all the concepts and information related to music, and Musical Theory regarding the ideas and concepts to help us understand and improve the performance of music. Besides that, we look to harmony in a functional, rhythmical and organic way. We learn and approach music from the first lesson, looking at it from different angles (understanding rhythm and essence of a song for example). All this plus a nice diet of assignments and exercises: D Furthermore, we put especial attention to enjoying music. That means playing but also listening music! For me, that's one of the best ways to learn :) And of course, we learn as well by making mistakes, so at the end it's all about fun and trying things out;) Remember: "True success isn't just getting what you want in life - it's liking what you get";) César
Jazz music · Double bass · Music theory
Trusted teacher: Hello everyone! My name is Davor, professional jazz musician and music teacher. I've been teaching for 9 years and I've met students of many different levels (from beginners to advanced), so everyone is welcome! Besides jazz I can teach you many different styles, such as rock, blues, pop, funk, latin and brazilian music. I completed my master's degree in jazz guitar at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, so if you're interested, I can help you with composing, music theory, harmony and rhythm. My concept gives you extensive knowledge and tools, so that you can continue to develop your guitar skills independently in a few months. Lessons take place at my home in Amsterdam Noord or online. Possible languages during the lessons are Dutch, English and German. For more information please contact me.
Jazz music · Guitar · Music theory
Lorenzo José - Amsterdam41€
Trusted teacher: Does it happen to you too? You're listening to the music and ... You Just Can't Take your Focus Off the lower tones, the foundation of the song, The Bass. Let me tell you something: if you do that it means that ... You're already Learning! Whether you're listening to pop, rock, r'n'b, jazz, blues, you name it, the Bass is always there to work as the foundation on which the Band can build on. I can guide your curiosity through the discovery of the various bass techniques, we can work together using the music of the artists you love to walk our way in the realm of the Low Tones. Didn't you always want to meet up with those friends of yours and play those songs you all love? That amazing bass riff from Muse, that lovely song from Coldplay or super cool funky Bruno Mars. Or maybe you dream of the warm cuddly sound of the double bass, playing with the bow and feel the vibration of the Wood. Playing some Jazz, along with Miles Davis or Wayne Shorter. With almost 20 years of experience in the low tones world I can guide you in the study of electric bass and double bass. I'm an active performer and touring musician, as well as a master graduated Bass player. (Conservatory of Amsterdam) We will work together to find what best suites you. Through the music that you love we'll find the right path to discover the world of the Bass. PS: (For fearless only) I will teach also the secret art of: “Riding a bike while carrying your bass without getting killed”.
Bass guitar · Double bass · Music theory
Seen Tung - Amsterdam45€
Trusted teacher: Hello, this is Seen! I am a pianist, composer and arranger from Hong Kong, currently studying at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. I am offering piano and music theory lessons tailored to your needs and wishes. Perhaps you are an enthusiastic adult beginner, or you want to pick it up again after not touching the instrument for some time? Or perhaps you are looking for a teacher for your child? I have been giving music lessons for the past 9 years to students at different levels aging from 5 to 60. I understand that we all approach music in various ways and everyone needs different styles of guidance. I am looking forward to getting to know you and experiment with how I can help you along the way. Perhaps you want to play pieces from the classical repertoire? Or perhaps you want to acquire the skill of learning your favourite pop songs by ear, or learn to read lead sheets and chord symbols? Perhaps you want to learn to accompany yourself singing? Perhaps you want to learn improvisation over chord progressions? As a musician grew up with classical music training and later moved on to explore jazz and pop, I enjoy helping you to deepen your understanding about different styles and to have fun with playing! Perhaps you’ve always wanted to improve your piano technique, but get turned off by studies and scale practice? Perhaps you wish to acquire a stronger sense of rhythm or a more sophisticated control of sound? In my experience, advanced technique comes along with a tension-free body and mental space, and we can work on that together. I also find creating unique musical exercises that adapts to students’ needs makes the learning process more enjoyable. Perhaps you would love to integrate music into your daily life, but find it challenging to keep the momentum and interest in a long term? I try to structure our lessons so that students can see steady progress. I also understand that incorporating a habit can be a tricky part, so we can also develop study and practice plans together and explore ways to make your practice time more efficient. Perhaps you not only want to learn the instrument, but are also interested about the theories behind the music? Perhaps you want to learn some basic arranging skills and write for an ensemble that you play with? Perhaps you want to try composing your own music? As a composer and arranger, I would also love to share my experience on these subjects with you. Music is an enormous universe and there are always new territories to explore. I’m still a student on this journey, and I’m more than excited to share my experience and accompany you on your way!
Piano · Music theory · Music composition
Trusted teacher: Are you a music lover who wants to start exploring the magic world of the clarinet or bass clarinet? A complete beginner or picking up the clarinet after a break? Want to improve your clarinet skills to the next level? The clarinet is an incredible instrument: I can teach you from classical to improvisation, from jazz to klezmer. Everything will be arranged according to your musical taste and preferences! I've graduated in Jazz Bass Clarinet at Conservatorium van Amsterdam and in Classical Clarinet at Milano Conservatory (IT). I've been involved in many different projects as classical Orchestras, jazz big bands, clarinet quartet, chamber music, solo performance, and many jazz bands in the Amsterdam music scene.
Clarinet · Jazz music · Music theory
Iva - Amsterdam55€
Trusted teacher: Piano lessons I give gladly, I want to help a student in artistic growth and falling in love with music more and more, as well as to give tips for technique in playing. I also offer lesson in music theory for students who want to learn to write music and how to hear it and understand its concepts.
Piano · Music theory
Trusted teacher: I am studying Bachelor Pop Guitar at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. I can help you in different matters, such as performance, ear training or music theory. All the aspects will be link together in order to learn effectively! In my guitar lessons, we will develop your skills in the instrument to get a better and more personal tone, and feel more confident when improvising or playing in different styles. We will get there by learning songs, scales, chords, different techniques and putting all of them together. I can also help you in songwriting, which I personally think that is a beautiful way to learn and apply the things we learn. I can teach online or in student's location in Amsterdam or in Almere. Don't hesitate to get in touch if there is any questions :)
Guitar · Music composition · Music theory