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Let's play together! - Cello lessons for all levels and ages

My name is Carla Peña and I come from Barcelona. Since I was a child, music has played an important role in my life. I started learning music when I was 4 years old and cello when at the age of 6. I discovered my love for music and that is what I share with my students.
I have around 15 pupils of all levels and ages and I teach at my own studio (De Constant Rebecquestraat 3) or at your place!
If you are in The Hague area and you want to learn the cello or improve your playing, you are welcome to do lessons with me!

FIRST LESSON:
The first lesson consists of getting to know each other. This is essential to choose the best teaching approach. All the students are unique, that is why I always choose the method that adapts better to your needs. Then, we elaborate a personal plan, depending on your level, expectations, practice time, and taste.

TECHNIQUE:
Learning the proper technique of the instrument is very important to avoid injuries and to be able to express ourselves and perform our musical ideas in a successful way. That is why we learn nice songs in different styles, depending on your taste (from classical to jazz, film music, pop, etc.) and we combine it with cello method books with progressive exercises to improve the cello knowledge.
In the case of young beginners, we also play cello games during the lesson to make the learning experience dynamic and fun! Children can lose attention and get bored very quickly!

Playing together is an essential part of enjoying music. Therefore, the last part of the lesson always consists of playing cello duets and having fun!

ABOUT ME:

I studied my Bachelor in Conservatori Superior del Liceu in Barcelona, with professor Amparo Lacruz. Then, I decided to continue my studies at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague in the class of Michel Strauss and Jan-Ype Nota.
During my studies in The Hague, I did a teaching internship at the Royal Conservatory as a part of their Minor in Music Education. I also taught in several Music Schools during my studies in Spain.
Currently, I teach private students in The Hague and I created a cultural center in The Hague called Pandora Studio.
I play regularly in two chamber music ensembles: Trio Jakob and Azalaïs Quartet.

Extra information

If you don't have an instrument, I can help you with buying or renting one!

Location

Online via webcam
At teacher's location: De Constant Rebecquestraat, Den Haag, Nederland
At student's location: Around The Hague, Netherlands

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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:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Spanish, Catalan, French, Dutch

About Me

I am a professional cello player from Spain and I live in Den Haag.
I am a flexible, empathetic, and passionate teacher that loves to be involved in the learning process.
Even though every student is different, I believe that everyone can enjoy and learn music.
Do you want to play the cello? It's never too early or too late, so give it a chance! You will for sure have fun!

Education

Bachelor Degree in Cello Performance (2017 - 2020)
Royal Conservatory of The Hague
The Hague, The Netherlands
Main Subject teacher: Michel Strauss

Bachelor Degree in Cello Performance (2013 - 2017)
Conservatori del Liceu
Barcelona, Spain
Main Subject teacher: Amparo Lacruz

Experience / Qualifications

I have a large experience as a chamber musician and as an orchestra player. If you want to enjoy some nice chamber music playing, check my ensembles Azalaïs Quartet and Trio Jakob! :)

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  • Instructor since July 2020
  • 1 repeat student
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