Drum lessons with qualified and experienced teacher - all styles, all levels
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!
Piano & music theory lessons from a music theory student
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.
Classical and jazz trumpet for all levels (amateurs and professionals)
Learning to play trumpet could be a big challenge without the right teacher and right passion and enthusiasm. Young and professional trumpet player from Italy skilled in jazz music, gives lessons. Starting from the importance of the basic technique of the instrument, up to the jazz improvisation and other musical languages!
Guitar progress - Technique, theory, practice routines and music - All styles welcome!
In the guitar course we will start from where you are at. Main focuses are ao: Building a personal sustainable practice routine Achieving a general level of ear training Achieving basic harmonic skills on guitar Achieving technical skills (scales, patterns) soloing The core of these are like food: a bit of salt and pepper plus whatever you like. We will do ear training, some technique and a bit of theory each lesson. What we do with it, or where we go from there is up to you and your own wishes!
Saxophone lessons (Jazz and Classical) - Improvisation - Music Theory (All levels)
My teaching method is flexible and always aimed at the needs of the student. As well as the instrument technique I would suggest an in-depth study in ear training, theory music and repertoire. The lesson is about teaching by involving the student in a fun and well outlined path, without forgetting the joy of learning and making music. I've being teaching saxophone, improvisation, theory music and clarinet (for beginners) for all ages and abilities for almost 10 years now and, depending on which path the student is looking for, I will be thrilled to share and pass on the knowledge I have acquired throughout my teaching and artistic career.
French horn lessons: no matter what your level or age is
Hello! I am a Spanish horn player based in Amsterdam for four years. I started playing the horn at 6 years old and I studied my bachelor degree in Madrid and my Master degree in Amsterdam. I offer lessons on modern horn and historical horns (baroque horn, classical horn or romantic horn). 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. The lessons will be adapted to the student's progress, circumstances and requirements. I balance musicianship and fun by making sure that each lesson you are challenged with a new technical or theory concept, but always end with something fun such as your favorite sheet music or song.
Guitar Lessons from complete beginner to experienced in the comfort of your own home !
With over 30 years as a professional musician and 25 as a teacher, I am able to tailor my lessons to my students' needs. I do not follow a strict path, each student has different wishes and needs so it's my job to interpret them accordingly. I travel to my students in Amsterdam, this is proven to make people more relaxed and better able to focus on the lessons. I have a long and varied history as a musician and composer, from playing sold-out concert halls to composing music for films and television. From complete beginners to more advanced players I will get you either started or help you advance your playing and musicality to the next level. Lessons in both Dutch and English ( I am English ).
Violin, piano, and music theory lessons for all levels and ages
My name is Mathilde, I am a French violinist, pianist, harpsichordist, producer and composer. I have graduated from the world's great institutions such as the Royal College of Music London, Manhattan School of Music New-York, Brussels Royal Conservatory, and Paris-Sorbonne University (in musicology). I have been performing concerts around the world in the most prestigious concert halls including the Châtelet Theater and Seine Musicale (Paris), the National Opera House (Oman) and La Scala (Milan), as well as many other venues in Europe, US, China, Middle East. During this period of time, I had been playing in the Orchestra Academy of La Scala in Milan for 2 years, and I am currently playing at the Metropole Orkest in Amsterdam. With the experiences I gained over the years - including the teaching experience in the Conservatory of Cambrai (France) - I became an expert in teaching violin and keyboards as well as music theory, including writing and reading scores. I have been teaching to the different age groups and different levels of technical backgrounds (beginner or advanced). I can easily adapt myself to the level of each student to create a synchronicity and help them pursue their goals and wishes. I am there to help them as a teacher and a music coach for their musical career. I can combine different practices and teach basic techniques in repertoire that matches the personality of the student (from classical to contemporary, pop, rock and more). Based on the teaching experiences I have, I can consider myself as a teacher with patience, motivating style and an open mind. Happy to provide references from my previous students from Amsterdam / Paris / Milan if requested. Next to my technical teaching skills, I am also actively involving in various musical projects. I have recently performed for major TV shows in Paris: Le Grand Échiquier (France 2), Variations (France Télévisions, Culturbox), and I am currently making my first classical / electronic album in Amsterdam.
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.
Drum and Percussion Lessons in Amsterdam (English and Spanish).
Drum and percussion classes with different methodologies depending on the student's objectives. From classes for those who start in the world of the drums to special classes of reinforcement for students who study music to a medium degree. I offer classes at home where I will prepare the student to overcome his challenges and help him to achieve his dream of being a great musician. The students who decide to start playing will teach them from the most elementary (basic technique, musical reading, theory) to more advanced material such as musicality, learning different styles (jazz, rock, Samba, Funk, etc), improvisation, and much more. Lessons offered in English and Spanish Academic training: - Asociate Degree Conservatorium van amsterda, Music production - Bachelor's Degree of Jazz at CSMIB (Spain) - Superior Degree at Professional Conservatory of Music of Gijón - Private lessons and masterclasses with world-class drummers as Jeff Prentice, Marc Miralta, Yoran Vroom, Jack Dejohnette, Jairo Ubiaño, Dani Dominguez, and many more
Singing lessons and vocal technique - learn to understand and master your voice!
During my singing lessons we’ll focus on your vocal technique to increase your vocal range, build vocal strength and stamina, improve your breathing and gain control over your instrument . We’ll work on multiple musical and vocal styles, sing high and low notes with ease, and most importantly, we’ll focus on finding your own voice while having fun doing it. All you need for these lessons is passion for singing and a song of your choice. During the first lesson we’ll discuss your goals and wishes and have a little try at a few vocal exercises. Next, we’ll work on the song of your choice with the focus on the things you’d like to improve. After the lesson you’ll receive a little summary of your strengths, focus points and a plan with how we’ll work to achieve your goals. There will always be a small homework or exercise you’ll need to work on at home to help you achieve what we planned. All levels are welcome, from beginners to advanced!
Learn Jazz Piano with Jason for all levels!
Learning Jazz is like acquiring a set of master keys to unlock playing in any music genre. Contact Jason directly for private jazz piano tuition in Amsterdam. He has 20 years of university teaching experience in jazz piano studies and caters for beginner to advanced levels, whether you're looking to learn the basics or master the deeper concepts. Areas covered include theory, harmony, chords, voicings and the art of improvisation. Styles and approaches include Jazz, Latin, Contemporary, Blues and Funk. Lessons are 45 minutes long and aimed at making the jazz language accessible and fun. An introductory assessment lesson of the student's skill set, experience, goals and piano background/history will help determine the way forward in terms of musical direction and recommended frequency of instruction.
Private Flute Lessons (from Beginners to Advanced)
Are you a beginner on the flute and do you want to learn how to get that beautiful flute sound out of your instrument? Or do you have a lot of experience and you want to take your playing to a higher level and be able to make music in your orchestra or ensemble more easily? Looking for a professional, enthusiastic and motivating flute teacher in Amsterdam? That's me! My name is Konstantinos and I am a flutist and flute teacher in Amsterdam and I enjoy giving flute lessons to beginners and advanced students. Children, young people, and adults; everyone is welcome! As a flute teacher, I have several years of experience and teaching is one of my passions. Whether you are an accomplished musician or a beginner, I can help you play the piece that you like at your own pace and achieve your goals. My teaching style pays attention to a good posture, breathing technique, tone development (legato, staccato, dynamics), musicality, interpretation and of course personal attention and cozy atmosphere. Flute Lessons Beginners Together we prepare an individual program that meets your needs and wishes. During the lessons we go for a relaxed good posture, you’ll learn a good breathing technique to play with beautiful sounds. After, we'll begin by learning to repeat melodies, playing them by ear and by copying rhythmic patterns to develop a sense of rhythm and musicality. Along the way you learn to read music notes and simple music theory, so you can quickly play fun songs from sheet music! How to find an Instrument? I gladly help you find a good and affordable flute. Either rent or buy. Flute Duets During the lessons, we will also play flute duets. This is always a lot of fun, and this way we’ll prepare you for playing together with other instrumentalists. The coolest thing there is! Advanced A typical lesson may consist of working through scales, etudes, and repertoire. Incorporating the development of technique, breathing, articulation, embouchure development. I have extensive experience as a performing musician and I am happy to help you with a solo repertoire in various styles and of course orchestral and chamber music parts. Learn to play legato, staccato, from pianissimo to fortissimo with a bright and warm sound, music comprehension, rhythm study, and overall musicianship.
Saxophone lessons for all levels with fast results
My name is Andrius and I am a professional saxophonist and educator. I’ve been living, studying and giving lessons in Amsterdam for more than 6 years. Playing music is a big part of my life and the biggest joy that I could have wished for. Everyone can do it and the results can be seen pretty fast without spending endless amounts of hours. My lessons would be of course adjusted to the students needs and my own personal experience. What you can learn? -Saxophone technique: sound, articulation, dynamics etc... -Standard Jazz: Language, transcribing, harmony, improvisation etc... -Different Styles: Jazz, rock, pop, improvised music etc... Lessons would take place at my studio which is on NDSM plein(1min away from the ferry) or at your location.
Solfège & Hearing Training - Music Theory Preparation Courses
Solfège is one of these indispensable tools that contributes to the development of musical hearing. With that a basis can be formed for the general musical understanding. Through my role as a student assistant of various theory subjects (including solfège) at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, I have had the opportunity to teach students with many different ages and backgrounds. My approach: • The lessons are always in line with the environment and the theoretical knowledge that the student already has. • Creative thinking is used in the lessons. This is done, for example, by improvising melodies or coming up with a second voice based on feeling. • I also encourage critical thinking and listening. I do this by not giving too much pre-chewed information, but by an experiential approach. • In practice I use different solfège methods (tonic sol-fa, or using numbers in a scale). My experience has shown that not every system is ideal for everyone. That is why I am flexible in my approach and I will always coordinate this on my students.