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Solfège & Hearing Training - Music Theory Preparation Courses

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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.

Location

At teacher's location: Ennemaborg, Amsterdam, Netherlands
At student's location: Around 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:
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Greek, Dutch

About Me

For me, teaching music is a passion and an art form in itself.
It’s a journey that takes people into uncharted territories, expanding their talents, knowledge, and skills.

With more than 16 years of experience in the music field, I am offering a wide range of courses including Piano, Pipe Organ, Improvisation, and Music Theory (Harmony, Analysis, Solfège, Ear Training).

Using a balanced recipe between knowing, hearing, and doing, my teaching approach aims to broaden your musical horizons and bring out your 'inner musician' in a fun and imaginative way.

All lessons are tailor-made to fit your specific case and goals regardless of your age or level, ensuring that learning is an accessible and fun process.

Education

2017-2019: Master's in Organ Performance, Improvisation, and Innovative Teaching Pedagogy

2013-2017: Bachelor's in Organ Performance, Conservatorium van Amsterdam

2009-2012: Piano & Music Theory, Phillipos Nakas Conservatory, Athens

Experience / Qualifications

Student Assistant at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam

Music Theory & Solfège Teacher at Stichting Muziektalent Almere

Conductor and Organist at the Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk, Amsterdam

Accompanist at the IKW, Amsterdam

Author and Researcher of 'The Game of Tones: An innovative Approach to Non-Stylistic Improvisation'

Reviews (4)

zeer enthousiaste leraar, hij heeft zelfs een eigen methode ontwikkeld om improvisatie mee te leren!
De muziektheorie les is duidelijk, overzichtelijk en wordt goed en kalm uitgelegd
Great teaching skills, very approachable.
Fantastic experience, thanks so much for everything and helping to make a kind soul's dream come true.
Courses for people who would like to enrich various aspects of their musical knowledge through an innovative, modern approach. With more than 16 years of experience in the music field, I am offering the following courses: • Improvisation: Obtain the necessary skills to be able to dynamically generate music out of scratch, in your own style. • Music Theory: Understand the 'grammar' of music, and how it works. • Piano & Pipe Organ: Get acquainted with the 'Royal Family' of the Instruments! Using a balanced recipe between knowing, hearing, and doing, my teaching approach aims to broaden your musical horizons in a fun and imaginative way. All lessons are tailor-made to fit your specific case and goals regardless of your age or level, ensuring that learning is an accessible and fun process.

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