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Trumpet Lessons For Anybody Who Would Like to Learn!

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!

Location

At teacher's location: Oosterdokskade, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
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
The class is taught in:English

About Me

I am a 20 year old trumpet player from Canada, currently studying in my third year of the Jazz Bachelor at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.

I have previous teaching experience back home, where I had my own private practice, as well as mentoring Elementary - Secondary age trumpet players at local schools. My main goal as a teacher is to connect with each student as an individual and provide motivation & inspiration, inside and outside of the music world. I teach my students how to "teach themselves" in a way; essentially providing different methods and tools to solve issues that may arise when playing the trumpet. Of course this also means I put an emphasis on a solid technical foundation on the instrument. All over all however, I have a firm belief that before everything, my lessons should be a fun and safe environment for my students to express themselves musically and personally, experiment, create, and enjoy playing, and it's my pleasure to be alongside them and provide help along the way.

Education

I have studied under the likes of Canadian jazz giants such as Phil Dwyer, Kirk Macdonald, and Niel Swainson, before moving to Amsterdam in 2019 to continue my music education. I am currently in my third year of the bachelor's program at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, studying with Jacco Groenendijk of the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra.

Experience / Qualifications

"Lachlan is a trumpet player from Vancouver Island, Canada. From age 13, he started to play professionally and has since performed at notable music venues in Vancouver, Ottawa, and Toronto. In the summer of 2019, Lachlan was selected to be a part of the Canadian National Youth Jazz Combo, where he performed at the Toronto TD International Jazz Festival. Additionally he received three Most Outstanding Trumpet Soloist awards at the West Coast Jazz Festival, and Best Senior Trumpet Award at the Surrey Jazz Competition."

Reviews (3)

My son has been now been studying with Lachlan for a few months. He had stopped playing trumpet because he schedule got very busy and it was easier for him to just give up. Now he is back playing and loving it. Lachlan is fun and very clear/easy to follow. He is flexible with his teaching and keeps the lessons lively and well paced. My son is happy to make the necessary time for both his lessons and practice. We would strongly recommend Lachlan to anyone and to any level of player
Lachlan is a great teacher. He cares about his student. I've already learn a lot in the short time we had together and I'm looking forward for the next classes.
Never an easy thing to start a new instrument, and especially as I hadn't played anything in about 15 years, but Lachlan made it fun and easy. Would highly recommend.

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  • Instructor since April 2021
  • 3 repeat students
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