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Oboe and music theory lessons in Amsterdam. HOBO LESS

I'm an oboe player who recently graduated from the Masters at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam where I as well have done my bachelor degree. I'm from Mexico and I've been living in the Netherlands for over 7 years. I love working with kids but as well with adults and any person who's motivated and willing to learn this beautiful instrument at any level. I can teach you how to read notes, rythms, harmonies, etc. I speak Spanish, Engllish, French, Italian and some Dutch. Depending on your goals we can make a fun programme and play any kind of music you are interested on!

Location

At teacher's location: Oosterdokskade, 1011 DL Amsterdam, Netherlands
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At student's location: Around Amsterdam, Netherlands

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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, Spanish, Italian, French

About Me

I'm an enthusiastic teacher. I like learn from each one of my students, discovering their goals and their capacities. I enjoy figuring out the right method for each of them but the most important goal I have as a teacher is to always make the students have fun while learning and making music. I studied music since I was 6 years old and I had the opportunity of learning from incredible musicians and traveling around the world with different orchestras and ensembles. I'm willing to share my knowledge and to get to know any interested person in music, no matter the level or the experience!

Education

Conservatoire Marcel Landowski- Troyes, France- 3em cycle
Conservatorium van Amsterdam- Bachelor degree in music
Conservatorium van Amsterdam- Master degree in music
Universidad Metropolitana de Mexico- Postdegree in Cultural Management (currently)

Experience / Qualifications

Itzel has participated in numerous orchestras including Radio Philharmonic Orkest Nederlands, Orquesta Nacional Carlos Chavez, Orquesta Sinfónica Infantil y Juvenil de México, Nederlands Studenten Orchestra (NSO), National Youth Orchestra Netherlands (NJO) and Orchestra of the Americas (OA) 2017 and 2018 . In 2018, Itzel was invited to perform the piece Extase II by Q.Chen as a soloist in Muziekgebouw aan t'ij, Amsterdam under the baton of Ed Spanjaard and the Score Collective. Additionally, she has participated in projects dedicated to the performance of contemporary music with different ensembles including Lucerne Festival Academy, Ensemble IMPULS in Graz, Austria, and Diamant Fabriek in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Itzel has also participated in masterclasses with musicians including David Walter, Thomas Indermüler, Lucas Macías Navarro, Miriam Pastor, Ronald Perrenoud, Pauline Oostenrijk, Ivan Podyomov, Ernest Rombout, and Hans Wolters. Itzel is currently pursuing her Master’s degree at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and a postgraduate degree in cultural management at the Universidad Metropolitana de México.

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