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Violin and Viola Lessons - Learn a new instrument or improve your skills


I'm an experienced teacher, with students of different levels/ages.
I enjoy the diversity of students and understanding of their different ways of learning and goals and for me, this is the best part of the job - to know an treat each student as a unique person that they are.
You'll be encouraged to make music from the very first day. Together with some necessary music theory, always applied to the instrument, you'll learn pieces of gradual difficulty. We make use of progressive tuition methods and you'll learn a solid technique by playing scales, bowing and fingering exercises and easy tunes to begin with. Repertoire includes etudes, playful and challenging concert pieces and from the very beginning duos to play with the teacher.

Extra information

If you don't have an instrument yet, I can help you choose the right one for you

Location

At teacher's location: Sluisstraat 41HS, 1075 TB Amsterdam, Netherlands
At student's location: Around Amsterdam, Netherlands

General info

Skills:

Age:

Preschool children (4-6 years old)
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:

60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, Portuguese

About Me

I'm a professional violinist, enthusiastic and experienced teacher with students of different ages and levels.
Having taken my bachelor degree in Portugal and Masters degree from the Royal College of Music in London, I am used to play and teach in a multi-cultural, international environment
I freelance with different ensembles such as Garsington Opera, Britten Sinfonia, Amsterdam Festival Orchestra and Southbank Sinfonia.
As a teacher and workshop leader, I've worked with institutions such as Royal Opera House, LPO, RCM Sarks and Thomas' Schools (London), as well as teaching privately since 2010.

Education

Academia Nacional Superior de Orquestra, Lisbon
Royal College of Music, London
Codarts, Rotterdam

Masterclasses:
Harmus Festival, Portugal
Stift International Festival, Holland
Aurora Chamber Music, Sweden
Chilingirian Quartet Course in West Dean College, UK Lake District Summer Music Festival, UK
Chamber Studio, Kings Place

Experience / Qualifications

Bachelor of Music (completed in 2010) and Master in Performance (completed in 2013)
Extra qualification includes teaching training at Westminster Tuition Programme

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