Guitar lessons and music theory lessons in Rotterdam
Alex has a bachelor's degree from the Rotterdam Codarts conservatory. Besides that he also obtained a diploma in pedagogy at the Amsterdam conservatory. This combination makes it possible for Alex to convey his knowledge of music to his students in a pleasant way. Alex has enough experience, he has more than 10 years of experience in teaching music in music in Rotterdam and its surroundings. He has gained this experience by giving private lessons and classes at various music schools. Alex excels in providing acoustic guitar lessons and music theory lessons. If you are looking for the best guitar lessons in the Rotterdam area, then Alex is the right address. Read more on his website to get an impression of the lessons and the teacher. Alex's priorities through the lessons are development, motivation and interest. It's very important that there is a constructive evolution in the pupil's playing, a constant will to move forward, as well as pieces/songs that inspire him or her. It's important that the pupils learn through an efficient and personal method, but also through their own interest and repertoire (wishlist). In a teaching lesson the focus is put on : - guitar posture, technique and sound - timing and rhythmic feel - strumming and grooves - interpretation - theory and knowledge of music - improvisation - repertoire (on student's wishlist) There are three dimensions to a student's programme : scores, tutorials and coaching. Having a Master's degree in Jazz composition (Rotterdam), Alex designs the scores himself, making arrangements of pieces / songs in an accessible way, along with his method and exercises for guitar technique. The scores are written with a hybrid notation (music notation and tab notation), and with all the information necessary about the right and left hand. After having agreed on the pieces / songs to be worked on, the relevant score is shared and given at the lesson. The teacher goes through it, while he also plays it live to the pupil for even more reach. He then explains what needs to be clarified in order to prepare any homework. Finally, Alex creates a video tutorial about the piece or song that needs to be learned for the next lesson. This gives extra support when practising at home, in order to avoid any doubt and keep motivation up. A report is then created to keep track of what has been done as well as what needs to be worked on, in order to unlock technical requirements and complete a specific repertoire in a constructive and efficient way. Alex teaches in Rotterdam at home or at the pupil's own location ; lessons are in Dutch, English or French, for all ages and levels. The teacher mainly gives live lessons, where he works with his pupils on specific material (technique and repertoire). If for any reason a live lesson can't take place, it is of course possible to follow an online lesson. Lessons last 30 minutes or 45 minutes, weekly or biweekly.
CLARINET - Improvisation - Music Theory - Music Understanding
SPECIALISED IN TEACHING ADULTS. Would you like to learn one of the instruments which have more style possibilities? Would you like to know why many composers say that is a very powerful instrument because it fits in may situations? Did you know that in the Klezmer history clarinet substituted the violin for projection reasons but also because perfectly able to imitate the human voice, crying or laughing? Would you like to discover the fascinating world of clarinet? One of my priorities as a musician is the sound. I believe that with a beautiful and personal sound you are able at every level to transmit emotion and meaning, it doesn’t matter the difficulty or the level. So I try to focus first on awareness of what’s beautiful for the student and what’s not. Then through technique and repertoire (suggestions of the student or suggestions of mine that can help to grow the student curiosity), we develop the student knowledge. Always helping the student to understand -depending on his/her the theoretical level- what we are doing, putting together music and theory. And giving tools to expand the border, at all levels. I have knowledge and experience in Jazz, Classical, Klezmer, Choro Music and Improvisation. You just need a precious element! • Music Theory I focus on having a good basics, spending as much as we need to understand every single thing, because then with times it becomes more easy. I try to help the student simplifying the material because then, we only with ourselves with a good procedure of the basics to solve any problem. Only with one lesson, you will understand what I mean. I have experience in preparing students for exams, the ones for the semester as well as any official exam; doesn't matter if you have an intermediate theory level and you want to improve, or if you would like to be stronger solidifying the knowledge you have (which is always the best option), or if you don’t know anything about notes and music concepts and you would like to be familiar with them. Maybe you are an adult who always wanted to improvise but doesn’t know where to start…? The only thing you need is a good organization -which I can provide- to reach any goal!
Vocal and Music Lessons/ Free the voice / Enjoy Singing
Two worlds I was born within two worlds, the East and the West; the folklore music of central Greece and the classical one. A major factor in the formation of my musicality comes from the tight relation of my family with Greek traditional music. However, music of any kind was always welcome at my home. Inspired by my father who is also a singer, I got involved in choir singing and started piano lessons. Opting for singing was a choice that gave me the freedom to express my mind. R’n’B & Latin At my first piano lessons, I realised how music is put on paper and the importance of it. At about the same time I started singing in the school choir of my secondary school and I kept being between the lead voices of the high school choir. That was the point where I practiced the different voice harmonies and got over my teenage reluctance by singing in front of the public. At the sweet age of 14, I developed a special interest in R’n’B and soul music. Later on, I got involved in the pop and rock scene but suddenly, Latin jazz music attracted my interest. One of the reasons I fell in love with Latin music is because I feel that each emotion is manifested at its maximum glory. Latin music is a mixture of cultures and backgrounds; it is the fusion of European harmony brought to the colonies with African rhythms like Cuban music was brought to New York. Singing as a vocal discovery I consider myself a people’s person. When teaching I have the need to welcome the student into a safe environment of acceptance where music can happen. In order for the student to let go of personal timidness, mutual trust comes with time yet is necessary. I prioritise my students’ needs; teach them the technical aspects they should know so as to develop a healthy instrument but also coach them so that they develop their taste in music. Because I have been singing various styles through my career, I believe I am quite a chameleon of styles (Latin, Brazilian, Jazz, Pop, Greek). In my lessons I find helpful to use some mini percussion so that the singer can establish an internal metronome. I am very supportive with each individuals’ needs and goals, that is why I always make a personal profile of my students and their progress and also ask them to design their personal dream board. All in all, I always use a combo of methods and adapt at the personal needs of the student. Singing for me is always a vocal discovery and this is what I would like to help my students achieve. The essential idea is to develop a healthy instrument with which you can express through the good and bad days. I have been studying with different teachers around the Netherlands (Codarts alumni) and Greece and during this time I have realised that learning can happen anywhere and anytime.
Trumpet and Music Theory Lessons for all levels in Rotterdam or online!
Learn how to play the trumpet, learn how to love this instrument! We can play from some classical technique, like improving the sound and the range, to some popular songs or jazz standards to have some fun. I can adapt to your wishes and try to look for the best to build on as fast as possible. The schedule can be very flexible, without any pressure or hurry we can have lessons following your own learning rhythm but don't forget this is a class to enjoy and have a good time learning all types of music. Music theory lessons are also an option: some music history, harmony, ear training... whatever you are interested in, I am open to everything :)
BASS GUITAR LESSONS, Music Theory, Ear Training, Composition, Audio Production
Do you want to start playing bass or are you already an experienced musician looking to develop a deeper connection with the instrument? It doesn't matter if your goal is to develop new skills or to deepen the skills you already have. These lessons will be adapted to both your level and your personal music taste. My goal is to make you a better bass player and for that we can cover a variety of different topics depending on your needs, such as: - Stylistic variety: Jazz, Funk, Soul, Hip-Hop, Pop, Rock, Latin... - Technique skills. - Audio production. - Rhythm perception, Polyrhythms, Odd meters... - Music Theory: Jazz harmony, Sight-reading... - Ear training.
CLARINET and MUSIC THEORY lessons. For beginners, intermediate and advanced students.
Music has been my life since I am 7 years old. I am a professional clarinetist that has just graduated from the University of Arts in Rotterdam (Codarts). The reason why I am in this platform, is to offer clarinet and general music theory lessons in a relaxed and friendly environment to any kind of student. My aim as a teacher is to adapt my lessons to the necessities of my students, in order to give them the best experience possible, having a broad experience in teaching from children to grown up students. What are your motivations: -Learning how to play the clarinet from the basis? -Improve your clarinet skills? -Improvisation or classical music? -Learning music theory? -Combine both Music Theory and Clarinet lessons? Then you are very welcome to contact me anytime!! We will have fun and we will learn in an interactive and dynamic atmosphere.
Bass lessons and music theory lessons for beginners and intermediate
I am an italian bass player, I'm 25 years old and actually I am finishing the last year of my bachelor in jazz music at Codarts. If you're a beginner i will teach you the basics of the instrument and the basics of musical theory (wich is essential to be a good bass player). We will also dive into various musical genres, trying to have a complete approach to music as possible. If you already play bass and want to improve your skills or your knowledge of musical theory i will teach you some advanced techniques and focus on advanced harmony and studies for improvisation. We will also work on finding your own voice on the instrument and learning how to create original basslines
Harmony, solfege, latin jazz guitar, classical guitar
hello peeps! have you already thought to learn guitar? now it is your chance! My name is Renzo Navone, a guitar player from Uruguay, based in Rotterdam, and in my career, I have achieved several music experiences by approaching different musical genres such as Brazilian, Cuban, classical, jazz, and pop music. During the lessons, we will dig into different technique approaches by taking care of sound, posture harmony, and ear training. We will approach also songs by analyzing different aspects mentioned above, and the rhythmic aspect too. Thanks to my study path, (jazz and contemporary music degree at Liceu, in Barcelona and the Bachelor in Latin music at Codarts, in Rotterdam) I will be able to prepare students who want to apply for auditions in musical institutes.
Electric guitar lessons in any music style and for any kind of level.
Hello! My name is Yorgos, i am an experienced teacher, guitar player and graduate bachelor student of Koninklijk conservatorium (Den Haag) living in Rotterdam. I would be happy to help you out with learning your favourite song on the guitar, improvise, expand your music theory knowledge or exploring your favourite kind of music style on the guitar (Funk, Rock, Jazz, Blues etc). I can also help students who want to prepare themselves for entrance examination tests in music schools in the Netherlands (Codarts, Cva, Koninklijk conservatorium etc). My lessons always are structured on the student's needs with the goal leading that student to hers/his musical goal. Last but not least keeping the fun to it since music suppose to be fun! ;) All ages, styles on music and levels are welcome! Don't hesitate to contact me for your try out lesson.
Cello lessons in Rotterdam! Find your perfect private cello tutor in Rotterdam. All ages!
Hello! My name is Luisa. I'm from Spain and I am studying a Master's degree in classical music at Codarts. I studied the bachelor in Madrid and then I came here to do the Master last year. At the same time that I was studying I started teaching, this was a revelation for me, I love and enjoy to teach and share what I know about music. So if you want to learn and enjoy this beautiful instrument, I will be happy to help you! I have experience with both children and adults. I use methods from different pedagogies in my lessons, combining them in a different way for every student according to their neccesities and always with creativity.
Music Lessons: Violin - Viola - Piano - Enjoyment Included :)
I LOVE music. It is a unique form of communication and expression, and I believe everyone is capable of expressing themselves through it. If you are interested in exploring the beauty of music through the violin or want to delve deeper than you already have, I would love to share my experience to help you on your way!
Music theory, composiition and solfège for everyone
Music Theory is known as a tough and scary subject but, as everything, it's a matter of teaching/learning method. During the class you will learn how to deal with music theory trough a practical approach, learning by doing we will put the focus on your needs, and I will guide you to the aim. Both if you are a musician who need a couple of extra lessons in order to take an exam, a songwriter who wants to improve his/her theory knowledge or if you are just a passionate learner, I can help and support you, finding the best learning path and guiding you trough the rules of the music architecture.
Concert Pianist, Piano & Music Theory lessons - intermediate/advanced
I am a professional pianist with a Master´s degree in Piano Performance on Stages. I believe that the point of becoming a musician is to share feelings and experiences through this form of art. What better way of getting people to discover the beauty of music than teaching? During my lessons we will focus on what I consider to be the pillars of music education: music theory/analysis, body posture/technique and different styles and repertoires according to your preferences. In addition to the essential aspects of music, we can explore the world of improvisation. Thanks to my experience as an accompanist and a chamber music player I can help you to develop the ability to collaborate with different musicians in various styles.
Guitar lessons! Clases de guitarra! Cours de guitare! (EN/ES/FR)
Hello! I'm Miguel from Chile, I'll help you to achieve your goals with this beautiful instrument which I devote my life to. You will learn technique, theory and the most important... to PLAY! I'm a professional musician, I studied classical guitar in Chili, I lived for 5 years in Buenos Aires to learn the Argentinean Tango, and now I'm doing my master in the world music department at codarts.
Learn Music Theory. Harmony, Solfege and Music History!
Hi! The main purpose of this lesson is to learn the basis of classical harmony, enjoy the solfege exercises and learn about the history of the western music. It is perfect for begginers and helpful for the ones who already know something about the topic but want to go deeper into it. The lessons are flexible for all the levels and is adapted to the goal asked by the student - and we have so much fun!