Music composition lessons in The Hague
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Trusted teacher: I have a master degree in music composition at the Royal Conservatoire Den Haag. I have been working in music composition for 10 year. This is a class where you are going to learn how to work with your own composition ideas as well get acquaintance to new composition tools and approach. This is open for different types of music approach: - contemporary classical music - electronic music production/Ableton (any style you want) - Music for Cinema (theory and how to do mockups with samples) -Generative Music (Using max/msp and reaktor)
Vladimir - The Hague41€
Trusted teacher: I am a professional guitarist, guitar teacher and composer. I have more than 10 years of experience in teaching music. Skillful in many styles, such as classical, flamenco, bossa nova, blues, jazz. Proficient in music theory, music composition and music software such as Logic Pro, Ableton Live, Max MSP. If you want to learn how to play guitar, to compose your own music using instruments or a computer, I can help you. If you have a question, do not hesitate to call or write!
Guitar · Music composition · Computer generated music
Goncalo - The Hague35€
Trusted teacher: I specialize in teaching about Music and how to play the Guitar. In class, I always make the effort of understanding what are the goals and interests of all students, as well as their own skills. This way we can address the issues at hand more effectively and make sure the student never loses his/her interest and focus in music and his/her instrument. I believe that an honest and friendly relationship between teacher and student is essential for this exchange of ideas to happen more clearly and fluently, and so I do my best to make everyone feel comfortable enough to share their own thoughts freely. I offer good and personalized classes. This means that there will special care with your interest in music and guitar, all basic skills will be worked upon and strengthened, all specific requests and ideas will be addressed, both improvisation and interpretation can be developed and exploring potential, achieving goals and having fun are main priorities. Come and enjoy learning more about Music and Guitar!!
Music composition · Music theory · Guitar
Armando - The Hague44€
Trusted teacher: The course focus on concepts that will make any student of any level developing their own approach to improvisation. It's divided depending on instrumento playde by student. Books and materials How to improvise by Al Crook ed Advance Music, for horn players, This book describes a nice way of approaching improvisation trought specific exercises that can be tested on students of any kind of level. It divides in 4 section and requires a minimum knoledge of scales, chords and familiarity with musical vocabulary Hearing the Changes by jerry Cooker, Bob knapp, Larry Vincent, ed advance Music, for all musicians With this book the student will learn how to recognize progressions by ear thanks on a selection of jazz tunes chosen from the standard repertorie. It will be taught at the piano and it will let students of any level to deal with harmony and theory progressively but starting codifying harmonic traits that will clarify the reader's understanding of how progressions and improvisation "work".
Music composition · Music theory lessons
Trusted teacher: We (Alfian Emir and Kanako) are both musicians living in The Hague who loves education. Since 2013, we have been together teaching. Lessons we give are cello (Alfian), piano (Kanako), theory (both), composition (both), arrangement (both), cello improvisation (Alfian), cello jazz (Alfian), conducting (Kanako). Alfian Emir is an Indonesian cellist and composer who is currently studying for Masters in the Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag. His musical activities includes playing chamber music, solos, and extra-classical music such as jazz, rock and pop. In The Netherlands, he has been involved in many occasions and festivals such as International Zutphen Cello Festival, Festival Dag In De Branding, Jazz in de Gracht, Gaudeamus Music Festival etc. Kanako Abe is a Japanese professional conductor, pianist, composer who lived for many years in Paris and graduated from Conservatoire Nationale Superior de Music et Danse a Paris. Currently she is studying for her Masters Conducting in Fontys Tilburg with Maestro Jac van Steen. She had been working for many years in the conservatoire as a teacher. Conducted many professional orchestras throughout Europe, Asia and America. Alfian and Kanako won major prizes in chamber music competition in The Netherlands this year such as Asten Classic Award and Willem Twee Chamber Music Contest in Den Bosch.
Music composition · Piano · Cello
Maya - The Hague40€
Trusted teacher: Composition lessons are for anyone who wishes to compose music, for any instrument, emsemble and/or electronics music. My teaching method combines various approaches and styles, supporting practice with theoretical knowledge, and most important developing creativity and helping the student in making their imagionary visions come real. For each student a different palate of tools is offered, according to the student's musical wishes and ambitions. I teach the basis of western-music composition - theory, harmony, counterpoint, score-reading, solfege, rhythm, analysis and more. Further I suggest broad overview of world, jazz, pop, new/contemporary music, various styles in electronic music (popular and experimental), improvisatory compositions, graphic notation, text and game pieces, music for theater, film and dance and interdicsiplinary works which combine music with other art fields.
Music composition · Jazz music · Music theory
Guitar Technique – From scales, chords, arpeggios, sight reading, to fingerings, picking/plugging methods, speed and accuracy. Rhythm – Timing precision/freedom, polyrhythms, odd meters and coordination. Theory, Harmony and Composition – Using examples from Classical to Pop and Jazz music to learn how to use harmony in a functional but yet free and creative way. Improvisation – How to improvise melodically over different chords schemes but also broader aspects such as building and breaking tension waves and telling an artistic story.
Music composition · Music theory · Guitar
Japanese professional pianist, conductor and composer, graduated at Conservatoire du Paris, Tokyo University of Arts and Fontys, I give music lessons according to the needs (including the place of the lesson) of each student. I have been teacher at Conservatoire de Paris (CNSM) for 8 years. Currently I work sometimes at Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag. As my parents who are both chorus conductor and music teacher, teaching is always my big passion beside of my activity on stage ! It's my great pleasure to support each student to find his (her) way to enjoy the music. Whatever the level or skill which you want to achieve, having the music in your life as your best friend might make your life much more colourful and happy :-) Please don't hesitate to contact for any demand. Children are also very welcomed !!! I am looking forward to share the musical moment with you !
Music theory · Music composition · Keyboard (music)
Trusted teacher: I am a professional classical pianist, accompanist, singer, and composer with a Bachelor's Degree from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, currently following my master's studies at the Royal Conservatorium in the Hague. For 5 years, I have been teaching students of all levels between 7 and 60 years old. Lessons are based on your level, interests, and goals. Together we can find out if you are keener on classical repertoire, or if you want to play your favorite pop-music, some beautiful soundtrack from a movie you like or compose/improvise new pieces. With my experience in teaching diverse genres, I will help you explore the music that you like. The central pillars I always work with are technique and creativity, which are much more connected than you would expect! While we advance, I also introduce the basics (or more deeply, if you are interested) of music theory to learn to communicate with each other in musical terms (chords, keys, score reading, etc.). And above all, the goal is to enjoy and have fun!
Music composition · Keyboard (music) · Piano
The lessons focus on finding a good balance between playing (having fun) and practicing (it is some work...). Beginners: Embochure, breathing, sound production, set up, posture, C scale, simple melodies Beginners II: Some etudes, simple songs, scales 2#2b, articulations, dynamics. Intermediate: More etudes and songs, easy Jazz and Classical repertoire, more scales 4#4b, various time signatures, timing Intermediate II: Classical/Jazz/Other repertoire, scales 6#6b, improvisation, Advanced: Transcription, Advanced Repertoire, anything you want to learn. At the center of playing music is to find your connectedness with the instrument and the people who listen to you!
Music composition · Music theory · Saxophone
I am an active composer, performer and audiovisual artist who believes that the sharing of knowledge and experience is one of the most important and also influential parts of the creative process. We are creative human beings by nature. Are you passionate about sound and would you like to expand your knowledge and perception of music? Would you like to learn how to compose your own music or play the piano? There is never too late to start or to continue with your passion! I believe that education is a dialogue and I adapt the course plan according to the level and the age of students in order to develop their potential. I am always trying to bring the positivity and the zeal for curiosity during the lessons. Depending on your interest I can help you with: Piano: I teach using different methods, according to your needs and goals. I always care about setting up and cultivating a healthy technique of playing, trying to bring a complex approach to interpretation or improvisation. Composition: Basic principles of creating a musical piece, theory of composition, notation (ranging from classical to graphic and open scores), instrumentation, orchestration, arranging, creating electroacoustic music, computer aided composition, recording. Music Theory: Harmony, rhythm, aural skills, music analysis and history of music – those are some of the topics inseparably belonging to music education. Since I have many years of experience of teaching music theory within all levels of education – from basics to advanced – we can find a way how to approach those topics with enthusiasm and creativity and learn as much as possible :)
Music theory lessons · Music composition · Piano
Songwriting lesson! Have you always wanted to write songs? Or writer's block banned for good? Sharpen your songwriter skills? Then take your chance and book now! Even if you've never written a song and don't even play an instrument, you can still write a song. I teach you how. What you learn: - All useful tips for writing a song. - How to finish ideas for songs. - To get inspired. (After the Covid-19 crisis) - If desired, Studio experience, by singing (and / or playing) your own song in the studio. Our facilities: There is a piano, a bass guitar, an electric and acoustic guitar at your disposal. What to bring: Ideas for topics you'd like to write about. Maybe you can already come up with some catchy song titles? Or nothing and let's get inspired on the spot. Feel free to bring your own instrument. Don't forget to bring pen and paper, or laptop, iPad, or mobile for writing down your lyrics ideas. It is also possible to book the sound studio, including sound technician Ron, separately from the songwriting session. Please contact me for more information. I am an awarded songwriter producer. I studied Vocal Jazz at the AHK, but I am an all-round singer and have sung in different styles of music such as Rock, Blues and Soul. I have traveled all over the world as a singer and piano entertainer. After winning my award in 2010, I started to focus more on writing and producing music. From that moment on I also had my own column in musicians magazine Bandcoach and I was also able to accompany bands. My music has been placed in TV series such as Riverdale, Better Things and Graves. Besides writing songs I write a lot of instrumental soundscapes and cues. I love to write with others. Writing together is so very stimulating. I personally learn a lot from it. It makes you fly, stops writer's block, awakens the muse in you. After a writing day you go home with a happy feeling and a suitcase full of inspiration.
Music composition · Sound (music) · Song writing
If you want to start playing the guitar, or want to develop further as a guitar player Or if you want to explore your voice as a composer/songwriter/band player Or you want to learn the basics of music theory, reading music and writing scores These individual one-to-one lessons are shaped around the needs and interests of each individual student, and are taught by a Conservatory graduate with experience in a variety of genres and musical practices
Music composition · Music theory · Guitar
I have dedicated most of my life to the study of music and composition. In our lessons, no matter what the level of proficiency, we will study the works of great masters of this art. Alongside the technical skills for composition and analysis of works from all eras (from Baroque to 21st Century), there will be a portion of each lesson dedicated to the history of music composition. Please let me know if you have any questions and I'll be more than happy to answer them.
Music composition · Music history · Music theory lessons
Trusted teacher: I'm a professional guitarist, composer and experienced guitar teacher graduated in Jazz Guitar from the Royal Conservatoire of the Hague (Bachelor of Music, Master of Music). I'm offering guitar lessons at my studio in The Hague or online through Skype or Zoom. Everyone is welcome, beginner or advanced. Some of the topics I often cover in my lessons are: Guitar technique (modern and classical, pick or finger technique); Understanding of the guitar neck: notes, scales positions, chords, etc.; Repertoire: Jazz, Classical, Pop, Rock, Blues, etc.; Ear Training: development of the ear in relation to the instrument; Harmony, Rhythm and Music Theory.
Music composition · Music theory · Guitar
Do you want to learn how to compose captivating, lush orchestral or dark electronic music? Do you want to learn how to tell a story with your music? Or maybe you want to improve your skills and develope composition technique? As an award-winning, experienced, (Royal Conservatory Graduated) composer for film and commercials, I'd be delighted to guide you through the composition process, challenge you and give you helpful feedback that can elevate your composition skill. If you are a beginner, I will teach you the basics of music theory, music composition, sound design and music production.
Sound (music) · Music theory lessons · Music composition
Trusted teacher: I am an experienced and energetic composer, musician and tutor offering music lessons to students of any age, interest and ability. I strive to make sure all lessons are exciting and stimulating. Each lesson is designed to match your needs and extend your knowledge and experience in music. Lessons and musical areas covered include : - contemporary classical music - composition (classical and new, contemporary) - classical music (theory, history, harmony) - electronic music production - experimental music / avant-garde - music theory, harmony, analysis skills - relationships between music and contemporary dance, film, fashion and architecture - musical philosophy (19th- 21st Century) I am also fluent in : Sibelius, Logic, Ableton, Max MSP and Pro Tools. Do let me know what areas of music you are most interested in and I can develop a bespoke course of study for you! My current and previous professional experience includes: - Associate lecturer of Music at Surrey University, UK (Current) - Private composition teacher in the UK and The Hague (Current) - Composer-in-residence (Royal Scottish National Orchestra, 2015:16) - Musician-in-residence (Musique Cordiale, France, 2017) - Musician-in-residence (Dulwich College, London, 2017-18)
Music composition · Music theory lessons · Jazz music
Trusted teacher: Ableton Live is a Digital Audio Worksation(DAW) which is designed to be an instrument for live performances, as well as a fast and flex music creation software. The content of the course varies according to individual needs and expectations such as your favorite musical style, or the music you want to creat/perform within Ableton Live. I also teach basic tonal harmony which will support your music creation and understanding of the digital tools we will use within Ableton Live. You will learn how to write music from scratch, record your instrument or singing, and finalizing your piece by mixing and mastering it. If you are interested, I can make a special course plan for you, including interactive music making and performance by the way of using sensors and micro-controllers in conjuction with Ableton Live and Max/MSP.
Ableton live · Music composition · Sound (music)
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Danny - Antwerp, Belgium34€
Trusted teacher: English Translation: contact me please SONGS generally consist of chord and text lines. But where does that information come from and how do you make something out of nothing? How do you make that one great hIT or how strongly does your new song affect your love? Well, that's called "inspiration processing" and how does that work? Well, I'll tell you that in my course. If you already play the guitar or piano, you are one step ahead. Your instrument is like a trampoline that offers you more options to go further and higher. Most 'songs' are born at the craziest moments. A good songwriter his / her antennas are always open :-) and for some it is a continuous activity. During my course I teach you through all sorts of tips and tricks (including: Travel Chord Duo Method - One Four Five and minor input - Key Word Designation and Relative Chord Progressions etc.) how you can achieve strong songs. For me it is a daily activity and I have been writing all my life for others and sometimes for myself. All in all I have sold more than a million copies worldwide as an author / composer / performer. Is that little or is that a lot? I do not know. It doesn't interest me that much anymore. I want to share my knowledge about how to write a song with motivated people who want to go further than just replaying others' songs. Whether they get stuck somewhere during composing and who are not afraid to seek advice. Music is a life flirt. There are only two types of music: good and bad ... Do you have a foundation of chords, do you want to know how to make a good song .....? Just book an hour to get started. That is the scan hour. Are we lying together and is there a click? If you book and I confirm, then you also know who I am and where I hide :-) Not satisfied after the first 'lesson'? Money Back. Danny
Voice (music) · Music composition
Lou-Indigo - Brussels, Belgium30€
Trusted teacher: REGISTRATIONS JANUARY 2020 OPEN !!! The course that I propose is BILINGUAL FRENCH / ENGLISH, with a chain YOUTUBE and VIDEOS TUTOS, as well as 2 BOOKS. Age and musical taste is not restrictive when in the program, you can with qualitative daily work (not quantitative) quickly observe your progress. Here the pleasure of playing music is put forward. The kind of music you love most will be the focus of the course, their codes and secrets will be the focus of our study, that's what I want to share with you. We can do technical lessons and simply learn together how to play one or more songs of your choice or mine, enrich your game with this approach and your repertoire! (For example: We can re-arrange the pieces and make them more original as by approaching the system (CAGED), and enriching their chords, resulting in new positions, new techniques and new sounds, using arpeggio techniques rather than strumming for 4-chord pieces, voicing and fingerstyle techniques, in short, expanding the instrument's playing fields and playing skills to keep progressing in your game and improve your rehearsals ...) If you make a request, this program is obviously accompanied by the pleasure of learning more in theory and being able to directly apply new knowledge on its instrument and identify its common or rare use in the pieces discussed in class. In this case the theory is translated to be accessible to anyone, both for those who are connoisseurs and for those who discover everything from absolute zero. The exercises, songs and theoretical explanations offered throughout the program are organized in an order of progressive difficulty. In addition to the YouTube channel and its tutorial videos that will be useful for reviewing after class, I wrote and produced 2 books of my method to learn the guitar and the music, that I sell to accompany my course and your apprenticeship in the best conditions and so that you can continue the course even at home and to review etc ... . There is ONE BOOK OF COURSES containing all the theoretical and practical program of the year, as well as a BOOK OF EXERCISE on the ranges and the modes that you can obtain directly. You can find here an indicative list of objectives that I propose in my theoretical program, which can of course adapt to your request. The general theoretical objectives of the course: --- Tuning / tuning and knowing his guitar: * Standard Tuning * Drop Tuning * Open Tuning * Adjust the optimal tension of the strings * Adjust the shaft axis * Adjust the action of the strings * Choose the strings adapted to the style of play / tuning * Change his strings -Know his chords: * Triads: Fundamental State & Inversions * Tetrads: Fundamental State & Inversions * The chord progressions of the Range * Arpeggio techniques (tapping, sweep, 1/2/4 fing.shape, etc ...) --- Know his scales and his modes * The Mode of the Major scale * 3 Modes of the Minor scale: Natural / Melodic / Harmonic * Modes of the Pentatonic range: 5 positions * Modes of the Blues range: 5 positions Etc ... --- Technique to the Pick / Plectrum / Tab / Pick (Electric Guitar): * Alternate Picking * Fast Picking / Tremolo Picking * Hybrid Picking * Palm Mute * Natural Harmonics * Pinch Harmonics * Artificial Harmonics * Shredding * Tapping * Sweep Picking * Legato Picking --- Strumming / Hand Picking (Acoustic Guitar) * "SnareDrum" percussion on the guitar * Arpeggios pinched with 4 fingers + thumb * Rasgueado (Flamenco Technique) * Generic Strumming * Fingerstyle Picking * Two-finger picking + Legato for fast melodies (eg a solo) -Play the metronome * exercises on click * practice on song riffs -Learn his favorite songs * without thinking about the difficulty, nothing is impossible with the right methodology -Improvise * choose ranges and positions * to place oneself rhythmically, to finish on the judicious notes -Theory of Harmony * Understand harmonization and its practice -Theory on the Melody -Theory of Rhythm
Guitar · Music composition
Trusted teacher: What do you love to listen to? How do you create music that expresses the music that has deeply influenced you? The "how do you create that" is where technique, or music theory, shapes what compels you. There are a variety of techniques because there are a variety of sound possibilities (jazz, rock, classical, etc.). "In order to create that" music in your head, the basics of music have to be learned: pitch and rhythmical relationships. The most basic examples of pitch relationships are melody and harmony. If my availability works, I will gladly take in anyone who desires to explore all the basics and beyond. I greatly hope that any student considering lessons will read all of the information provided about myself on Apprentus. I will not begin a lesson with any student who does not answer the first five questions. Now, I believe I've covered enough ground for potential students to understand what my lessons will be about. So for now... enjoy the sounds and Au revoir!
Music composition · Music theory
Trusted teacher: Hi guys! My name is Everton Firmeza! I'm a Brazilian / Portuguese Bassist and Composer and I'm arriving in Brussels to live and work on July! So... do you want to know more about Brazilian Music?? What about playing the Bass?? I can teach you!! I'm offering classes in my place (Altitude Cent - Forest), in the student's place (Brussels area) and by SKYPE. Do you want to learn music?? I can help you on the topics right below! Check it out: - Bass Guitar / Double Bass - Brazilian Music (applied to your instrument - or voice) - Harmony / Improvisation - Music Theory / Sheet Music Reading - Composition / Arrangement Are you curious?? Send me a message!! It will be a pleasure to meet you!
Jazz music · Bass guitar · Music composition
Patrick - Amsterdam, Netherlands28€
Trusted teacher: I specialise in making music with the computer when there isn't a whole bunch of theory knowledge there. I can teach you to quickly and efficiently make that tune in your head into a reality, then turn that into a full track. If you have tried a few tutorials or courses and they didn't fit with you because of all the engineering jargon and theory based approach, this course is for you! I learnt to make music because I was hearing all these songs in my head but wasn't good enough at any instrument to materialise them. Ableton allowed me to hash through ideas, jam with them, then finally turn them into a full working track. I have also worked as a live and studio sound engineer so I do have the theoretical knowledge but can communicate in the language of learners from all different levels. I think there are a lot of people that just need to express what they have in there head and Ableton is by far the best program for that. It is very intuitive, "jammable" and so much fun! For me Ableton is my instrument but I also play the drums, piano and bass.
Music composition · Audio production · Computer generated music
Murat Ali - Rotterdam, Netherlands41€
Trusted teacher: I am a master graduated jazz pianist and a master architect. I have a design approach to improvisation, composition and piano technique. As reading music is one of the biggest challenges for beginners of any instrument, I use graphic notation as an easy and fun tool for teaching and composing. I approach music as a form of language and I will do my best to teach you how to hear and understand it, step by step.
Graphic design · Music composition · Piano
Iago - Amsterdam, Netherlands40€
Trusted teacher: Leading a group of musicians. Conducting is a necessary part of every performance with an orchestra, a wind band, opera performances, a choir and even smaller groups. Would you like to grab the baton? I'm a specialist in the conducting of Contemporary Music, which requires a deep knowledge of the music and how it works. I can teach any interested student how to conduct any kind of group: do you want to become the conductor of your local wind band? Are you planning to start your own small orchestra and you want to know how to conduct it? We can work together on that, so you will learn, gradually, how to deal with all the required things to lead any group: the musical part itself, but also the group psychology, management, etc. Join this class and enjoy of making music!
Conducting · Music composition