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Saxophone Lessons in Amsterdam, Jazz and Classical music

SAX LESSONS in Amsterdam

If you are looking for a new hobby in 2018 you couldn't find any better!

Playing an instrument has a lot of benefits which you can use in your daily life.
It can boost your memory, sharpens your concentration, improve discipline and perseverance and will be a lot of fun to create music together with other students.

I am teaching student on every level and I like to incorporate psychology in the lessons. You will learn about: different method of learning and find the most effective for you. We will talk about performing in public and how to deal with anxiety and stage fright.

I am playing saxophone for over 15 years and I love to share my passion to music as a teacher and also a performer. I am studying a Master Degree in Classical Saxophone in Conservatorium van Amsterdam. I am also working as a saxophonist in the Jong Netherlands Ensemble where I have pleasure to create music with the best young musician in Netherlands.

Location

At teacher's location: Javastraat, Amsterdam, Netherlands
At teacher's location: Oosterdokskade, 1011 Amsterdam, Netherlands

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General info

Skills:
Age:
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
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Polish

About Me

Mateusz – was born in 1994 In Parczew, Poland. He studied at the Ogólnokształcąca Szkoła Muzyczna im. K.Lipińskiego in Poznań with Dorota Samsel and graduated in 2013 with the highest distinction. Currently, Mateusz is studying in Conservatorium van Amsterdam in the class of Arno Bornkamp. He participated in masterclasses thought by Kenneth Tse (USA), Nobuya Sugawa (Japan), Johan van der Linden (Holland), Radosław Knop (France), Paweł Gusnar (Poland), Matjaž Drevenšek (Slovenia), Jan Schulte-Bunert (Germany), Lars Mlekush (Austria), Jean-Denis Michat (France). He was a participant in numerous competitions, where he has received many prizes, for example:
2nd price - International Saxophone Competition Lübeck 2015
1st price - IX National Competition of XX and XXI century Music Radziejowice 2013
3rd price - Polish Audition CEA 2012 in category Soloist
2nd price – VI International Woodwind Instruments Competition Wrocław 2012
1st price - XII Podlaski Konkurs Instrumentów Dętych 2009
1st price - XI Podlaski Konkurs Instrumentów Dętych 2008

1st price – Polish Audition CEA 2013 in category Chamber Music (Saxophone Trio “Nastroje” with Ludwik Mierzejewski and Faustyna Szudra)
2nd price - International festival Przeworsk 2012 (Saxophone Trio “Nastroje”)


Since 2013 Mateusz participated in many chamber music projects. Main of them is Milonga Saxophone quartet, where he plays a baritone saxophone. Together with the ensemble they had a tour in Spain and Portugal and they were finalists in Grachtenfestival concours.

Recently, Mateusz started his new project Lefko trio - soprano and baritone saxophone with piano. This unusual formation focus on expanding saxophone repertoire and gives a new perspective of the music which was composed for a different settings.

Education

Master Degree in Saxophone - Conservatorium van Amsterdam
Bachelor Degree in Saxophone - Conservatorium van Amsterdam
Ogólnokształcąca Szkoła Muzyczna im. K.Lipińskiego in Poznań, Poland

Experience / Qualifications

I teach for more than 5 years and play a lot of concerts in Netherlands. Currently I am lead saxophone in Jong Netherland Blazer Ensemble.

Reviews (1)

Mateusz is a very thorough and pleasant instructor who knows exactly how to make you feel comfortable with your saxophone from the beginning. I am happy to recommend him.

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