Improvisation lessons for all Instruments - Professional Musician & 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
Learn Guitar and Music Theory step by step, from 6 to 99 years old !
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!
Trumpet Lessons! (Early jazz, Bebop and other styles)
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.
From Jazz to Classical: Saxophone and Piano lessons in Amsterdam
Jazz Lessons in Amsterdam. Don't wait anymore and start your new hobby! If you love music and you feel the inner urge of learning it, I can help you out. I can teach students from all the levels playing either saxophone or piano. From jazz style to classical. After years of studying and practicing, I've arrived to the conclusion that the best way to learn music is by transcribing and singing. Music is like language,so I start by teaching how to connect the voice with the instrument. In an playfull way, I will introduce you to harmony, teach you how to read music, compose your own tunes and improvise. Side by side with theory according to your musical taste and preferences. I've been learning music since I was 3 years old and recently I've graduated with a Master Degree at the Conservatorium Van Amsterdam. Previously, I've studied at ESMUC (Barcelona), Kunst Uni Graz (Graz), Temple University (Philadelphia). I'm a professional performer since 5 years ago and I've performed in several countries around the world.
Bass lessons for all levels: focus on the music you love
Bass is the best! And I want to help you uncover it's full potential. I believe the best way to learn music is to study what you love, and always work from a place of curiosity and passion. Therefore, we will always look together for ways of making the process the most enjoyable and tackle different topics through the music YOU love. The classes are tailored to each individual student: we find the best work flow for you, and adapt the lessons. If you need structure and a clear program, I can provide that; but if you prefer to keep it loose and see as we go, it's all good. All that matters if your continued motivation and progress. Among other things, we can focus on: -Basic technique on the instrument -Learning songs of your choice, with a method that will allow you to learn songs by yourself later on. -Learn about different styles: Pop, Rock, Funk, Soul, Metal, Jazz... -Develop your understanding of music through the instrument (scales, arpeggios...) -Creativity, and improvisation through the use of the material we have studied together -Ear training and music theory -Rhythm, all the way from basic to very advanced -Basic compositional techniques, or fun ways to start composing I have been teaching privately for the past 6 years, with very happy students. I can also teach online if it's better, I also have regular online students with whom we are making great progress. Besides m For the lesson, there is no need to bring an instrument: I can lend you one. I also have a smaller bass that fits younger children better. Looking forward to meeting you!
Bass and Double Bass Lessons! Let's play some music!
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”.
Piano Playing in English, Russian and Turkish for Begginers
Was born to musician family and I am a musician who is professionally trained for Piano for 12 years. I can teach from the beginning to intermediate level of piano playing. But most importantly, I will try to make a musician out of you. I have so many stage experiences as soloist and in orchestra in different cities and countries. Within my education I had years of Music Theory lessons and I can teach and explain theoretical part of music also.
Ukulele Lessons, Ukulele Repertoire, Technique, Strumming
I help my students to learn to play the ukulele or to improve their level with personalised approach where I create individual lesson plans for each student for their needs and pace. I create exercises from the songs you like/wish to play and cover the technical aspect in a fun way. My schedule here is mostly symbolic, please contact me for the scheduling the lessons, I can be way more flexible that way.
Dwarsfluit - Barok fluit Kammermuziek Lessen / Flute - Baroque flute Chamber music Lessons in Amsterdam
Flute / Traverso (Baroque flute) / Piccolo / Chamber Music lessons in Amsterdam. (ENGLISH BELOW) Wacht niet langer met het starten van een nieuwe hobby! Heb je altijd genoten van muziek, maar durfde je nooit zelf om zelf muziek te maken? Wil je de universele taal van muziek leren? Als je het heerlijk zou vinden om jezelf uit te kunnen drukken door middel van een muziekinstrument, dan ben je bij mij aan het juiste adres! Ongeacht je niveau, leeftijd of verwachtingen, I ben een leraar met een flexibele instelling. Met ervaring in het lesgeven van mensen van alle leeftijden, niveaus en muzikale voorkeuren of achtergronden. Oftewel, by lessen zullen aangepast zijn op de omstandigheden, voortgang en wensen van de student. Zou je een specifiek reptoire onder de knie willen krijgen? Ik kan je helpen met Barok, Klassiek, Romantiek, Modern, Wereldmuziek, Popmuziek of Traditionele muziek .. Maak je niet druk, ik zalj je helpen om je eigen weg te vinden. Als het aankomt op leren, zijn we allemaal verschillend. Daarom maak ik geen gebruik van één standaard leermethode. Het is mijn doel om een leuke, gevarieerde en uitdagende studiepad voor je te ontwikkelen dat om jouw doelstellingen te behalen. Ik ben een ervaren fluitist en ik kijk ernaar uit om je de wereld van de fluit en muziek te laten ontdekken op een leuke en uitdagende manier. Ik werk daarnaast als professioneel fluitist met verschillende orkesten in Nederland, zoals het Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest, het Philharmonie Zuid-Nederland, het Nieuw Ensemble and velen meer, oftewel ik heb meer dan genoeg om met je te delen! Have you always enjoyed music but you never dared to start learning it? Would you like to learn the universal language of music? If you would love to be able to express yourself through an instrument I can help you out! No matter what your level, age or expectations are, I am a flexible teacher with experience in teaching people of all ages, levels, musical preferences and backgrounds, so the lessons will be adapted to the student's progress, circumstances and requirements. Willing to learn any specific repertoire? I will be able to help you with Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Modern music, World Music, Pop, Traditional music ... No worries, I will guide you to find your own voice. When it comes to learning, we are all different, I do not make use of one fixed method. My goal is to create and customize a fun and individual study path for you, based on your personal aims. I'm an experienced flute teacher and I am looking forward to showing you a fun and exciting way to explore the world of flute and music. I am also working as a professional flutist with different orchestras in The Netherlands, such as Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Het Nieuw Ensemble and many more, so I have a lot to share with you!
Saxophone lessons for all levels and abilities in Amsterdam
I am a passionate and experienced saxophone teacher who has honed a highly efficient and patient approach to music instruction. I am motivated and pro-active and enjoy working with people to reach their goals. Alongside making sure that whatever goals the student has in mind are achieved, my main focus is making sure that each lesson is enjoyable and to ensure that we have a consistent level of communication (with the student or parent) to figure out the best approach for both of us. Most importantly, I aim to make the lessons fun. I have experience teaching all ages and abilities. Whether you're a total beginner or someone who wants to continuing their learning, I'm happy to help. I have experience with entering students for exams, if that is something you'd like to do. I've have a BMus Hons in Jazz Saxophone and am a performer as well as a teacher. I can cover: - Playing the saxophone for the first time - Improvisation (on all instruments asides from saxophone) - Technique - Theory and harmony - Playing in different styles Please get in touch if you have any questions! I prefer to teach from my home studio, but if within a reasonable area I am happy to travel to the students home.
Singing Lessons / Recorder (Blokfluit) lessons for all ages
I am a singer studying in the Utrecht Conservatorium and recorder player graduated from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam (2020). I can teach you recorder and singing and adapt to your tastes and needs. For both instruments, I focus, as a teacher and performer, on a healthy, joyful and technically skilled way of playing and singing. With my students, I focus not only on the instrument sound production, but also on body posture, relaxation and organic movement. An happy and relaxed body produces a beautiful, natural and relaxed sound. What music style would you like to learn? Would you like to play folk music, to sing pop songs or walk through a more classical path? I have experience in different areas, having sang and played folk and jazz music and also having classically trained for many years. I can also help you with music theory, from the basic introduction to music to advanced solfeggi and rhythms. I graduated in Musicology and studied Music Pedagogy in Portugal before moving to Amsterdam. For little children, I can also combine the playing of the instrument with more didactic activities mixed with body movement and dance! I have several years of teaching experience both with adults and children, in group or an individual setting. And the most important of all, is that you fall in love with music, all kinds of music, and have loads of fun in the process!
Recorder, flute and piano lessons, from medieval to contemporary music for all ages
“An exciting and versatile young recorder player, committed to pushing the boundaries of his instrument” (Erik Bosgraaf, 2021) Hello! I am a professional recorder and flute player with a passion for both early and contemporary music, offering lessons on the recorder, flute, piano and in music theory in the Amsterdam area and online. I graduated from a Masters in recorder at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam Cum Laude, with a scholarship from The Countess of Munster Musical Trust. Previously, I graduated from the Royal College of Music London with a First- Class Joint Honours Bachelor’s degree in Flute and Recorder. In 2021 I was a finalist for the Moeck/SRP recorder competition as part of the London Early Music Festival. I am an encouraging and dedicated teacher who believes that effective practice, rather than talent, is at the heart of any musical development. I share my expertise in how to practice well, varying your approach to make different connections rather than just repeating things - this also helps to keep practice interesting! I am also keen to help each student find their own voice and expression through music, tailoring lessons to each students needs and goals. I have specialist knowledge of medieval, renaissance and baroque music, and can help students to develop skills in historical performance and ornamentation/improvisation. Please feel free to contact me with any questions.
Guitar lessons for beginners and advanced players in electric, acoustic or classical styles.
Guitar lessons for beginners and advanced players in electric, acoustic or classical styles. Lessons are tailored to meet the experience and interests of the student. I can also teach music theory, ear training, improvisation and composing techniques if requested. I'm a professional guitar teacher (BA) and film composer (MA).
Classical/Baroque/Improvisation Flute Lessons for beginners up to advanced
If you're interested in learning the flute and/ or gaining a new understanding of music through harmony, this lesson will provide that for you. If you choose to, we'll cover technique, improvisation, reading music, tone control and expression. We'll also go over the fundamentals of harmony to give you the tools that will help with any other instrument. Your listening skills will also be developed. All up to you, of course, we'll only go as far as you wish.
Learn how to develop your voice and expressiveness to sing your favorite songs at your best!
Engage in developing your voice, musicality, expressiveness and eartraining skills with fun and creative musical activities! I am an experienced teacher who loves to convey the passion for music making and to help students reach their goals while enjoying the process of artistic development.