AlexGuitar lessons and music theory lessons in Rotterdam
Through his studies in Rotterdam, Alex had the opportunity to learn guitar with teachers from different backgrounds and influences (classical, latin, jazz, flamenco, Turkish, Indian, jazz composition and pop). This led him to study his instrument and investigate music through multiple angles and perspectives, accumulating complementary knowledge to fully understand and synthesize its functioning. After achieving a degree in guitar (performance and pedagogy), he started to devise exercises and systems of learning through his own method, refining it as time went on. He then started to teach what he had learned and developed, first in private classes then through music schools. Alex's priorities through the lessons are development, motivation and interest. It's very important that there is a constructive evolution in the pupil's playing, a constant will to move forward, as well as pieces/songs that inspire him or her. It's important that the pupils learn through an efficient and personal method, but also through their own interest and repertoire (wishlist). In a teaching lesson the focus is put on : - guitar posture, technique and sound - timing and rhythmic feel - strumming and grooves - interpretation - theory and knowledge of music - improvisation - repertoire (on student's wishlist) There are three dimensions to a student's programme : scores, tutorials and coaching. Having a Master's degree in Jazz composition (Rotterdam), Alex designs the scores himself, making arrangements of pieces / songs in an accessible way, along with his method and exercises for guitar technique. The scores are written with a hybrid notation (music notation and tab notation), and with all the information necessary about the right and left hand. After having agreed on the pieces / songs to be worked on, the relevant score is shared and given at the lesson. The teacher goes through it, while he also plays it live to the pupil for even more reach. He then explains what needs to be clarified in order to prepare any homework. Finally, Alex creates a video tutorial about the piece or song that needs to be learned for the next lesson. This gives extra support when practising at home, in order to avoid any doubt and keep motivation up. A report is then created to keep track of what has been done as well as what needs to be worked on, in order to unlock technical requirements and complete a specific repertoire in a constructive and efficient way. Alex teaches in Rotterdam at home or at the pupil's own location ; lessons are in Dutch, English or French, for all ages and levels. The teacher mainly gives live lessons, where he works with his pupils on specific material (technique and repertoire). If for any reason a live lesson can't take place, it is of course possible to follow an online lesson. Lessons last 30 minutes or 45 minutes, weekly or biweekly.
IrynaLearn Music Theory. Harmony, Solfege and Music History!
Hi! The main purpose of this lesson is to learn the basis of classical harmony, enjoy the solfege exercises and learn about the history of the western music. It is perfect for begginers and helpful for the ones who already know something about the topic but want to go deeper into it. The lessons are flexible for all the levels and is adapted to the goal asked by the student - and we have so much fun!
PietroMusic, improvisation and music storytelling for Children
Every child is a musician an improviser and an explorer! This class will guide her/him through her/his own exploration of the music territories in order to develop creativity, listening skills, spontaneity in a safe, protected environment, free from judgment and strict music rules. This music path will build a strong and solid ground, for every kind of future music activity the child will take. This method involves singing, playing (I can provide some instruments like a guitar, little percussions, etc. for the lesson time), improvising, composing, drawing, writing and it's aimed to work in a playful way on the sense of rhythm and pitch, creativity, music-related analytic skills. The method wants to help and support the children in the discovery of the music in a personal and individual way, pinpointing out the children's needs, empowering her/his talents.
DuyguSinging lessons, technique in Rotterdam, Turkish Music and more
Duygu is a singer, vocal coach, improviser and conductor came from Izmir \ Turkey. After her study on Business and Economic Sciences, she enrolled at Ege University, State Turkish Music Conservatory, the Department of Voice in Izmir and majored in Classical Turkish Music. While her study, she started to perform in Middle Eastern and European countries. Also she started to work as a vocal teacher at conservatory of Suleymaniah (Iraq) on vocals -Classical Turkish Music theory. She graduated with her MA studies at Codarts, University of Arts Rotterdam. After and during her study at Codarts, she started to work as a vocal coach- music teacher and conductor in various schools and choirs in Netherlands. She gave workshops on vocal technique and Classical Turkish Music -Maqam theory in Belgium and Netherlands. Duygu performed in various international festivals and venues with multiple languages such as Armenian, Kurdish, Hebrew, Arabic such as the Utrecht Rasa, Paradiso Amsterdam, Theather Dakota, Saad Abdullah Palace Conference hall (Iraq), Ahmet Adnan Saygun Concert Hall (Turkey), Izmir Ataturk Culture Center (Turkey), Newlands Festival, Amsterdam Literature Festival, Zurich Festival, The Kurdish Cultural Festival (Cologne), Anywhere the Wind Blows, North Sea Round town Festival, Operadagen Rotterdam.Also She participated with her quartet to the Nederlands Blazers Ensemble in The Hague at Zuiderstrand Theater. Awards Solo singing performance Championship in Antalya - Turkey by Ministry of Culture Solo singing performance Championship in Nevsehir- Turkey by Ministry of Culture Solo singing performance second prize in Ankara- Turkey by Ministry of Culture
OriolClarinet Lessons, Improvisation, Music Theory, Music Understanding
Would you like to learn one of the instruments which have more style possibilities? Would you like to know why many composers say that is a very powerful instrument because it fits in may situations? Did you know that in the Klezmer history clarinet substituted the violin for projection reasons but also because perfectly able to imitate the human voice, crying or laughing? Would you like to discover the fascinating world of clarinet? One of my priorities as a musician is the sound. I believe that with a beautiful and personal sound you are able at every level to transmit emotion and meaning, it doesn’t matter the difficulty or the level. So I try to focus first on awareness of what’s beautiful for the student and what’s not. Then through technique and repertoire (suggestions of the student or suggestions of mine that can help to grow the student curiosity), we develop the student knowledge. Always helping the student to understand -depending on his/her the theoretical level- what we are doing, putting together music and theory. And giving tools to expand the border, at all levels. I have knowledge and experience in Jazz, Classical, Klezmer, Choro Music and Improvisation. You just need a precious element! • Music Theory I focus on having a good basics, spending as much as we need to understand every single thing, because then with times it becomes more easy. I try to help the student simplifying the material because then, we only with ourselves with a good procedure of the basics to solve any problem. Only with one lesson, you will understand what I mean. I have experience in preparing students for exams, the ones for the semester as well as any official exam; doesn't matter if you have an intermediate theory level and you want to improve, or if you would like to be stronger solidifying the knowledge you have (which is always the best option), or if you don’t know anything about notes and music concepts and you would like to be familiar with them. Maybe you are an adult who always wanted to improvise but doesn’t know where to start…? The only thing you need is a good organization -which I can provide- to reach any goal!
MyrtoClassical Piano & Music Theory lessons for all levels
The focus of this class is to learn how to play the piano but most important how to make music. Music is a language that expresses our feelings & ideas and connects us with other people but also with ourselves. Together we will can work on the basic principles and tools to play the piano, setting a healthy technique but also cultivate your personal sense of music. Further on, we can explore new repertoire and unknown composers, refine your playing and learn how to deal with difficulties, discuss about interpretation issues and even work on your performance on stage. With music theory, we can dive into the alphabet and syntactic of music: the world harmony, rhythm, solfege and analysis.
VladOud/ud and makam lessons, any level, turkish, greek and arabic styles
We will work on the posture, how to hold the instrument, left hand and right hand technical exercises and ornaments, get to know the oriental rhythms, and balkan odd meters. We will dive into the middle eastern modal system of makam, learn how to improvise in a makam, modulate from one makam to the other. Learn your favorite tunes or those I selected for you according to your level. Turk sanat muzik (turkish art music), Halk muzik (turkish folk songs), greek and balkan dance tunes, arabic songs, tango, you name it ! Reading music and having instrumental experience is optional.
ToniMusic theory solfegio composing piano accordion and bandoneon
Working with the children I have it like experience 12 years bringing it from the country where I m born. There is no borders for the music like universal language to continue teaching it . That’s my great pleasure satisfaction and motivation.
StefanoBass lessons and music theory lessons for beginners and intermediate
I am an italian bass player, I'm 25 years old and actually I am finishing the last year of my bachelor in jazz music at Codarts. If you're a beginner i will teach you the basics of the instrument and the basics of musical theory (wich is essential to be a good bass player). We will also dive into various musical genres, trying to have a complete approach to music as possible. If you already play bass and want to improve your skills or your knowledge of musical theory i will teach you some advanced techniques and focus on advanced harmony and studies for improvisation. We will also work on finding your own voice on the instrument and learning how to create original basslines
MiguelGuitar lessons! Clases de guitarra! Cours de guitare! (EN/ES/FR)
Hello! I'm Miguel from Chile, I'll help you to achieve your goals with this beautiful instrument which I devote my life to. You will learn technique, theory and the most important... to PLAY! I'm a professional musician, I studied classical guitar in Chili, I lived for 5 years in Buenos Aires to learn the Argentinean Tango, and now I'm doing my master in the world music department at codarts.
MaddalenaViolin and viola lessons, Irish and classical music
Italian violin and viola teacher with a Bachelor in classical music and a Master degree in Irish music performance. Long experience in performing and teaching to students of all ages and levels. If you are interested in learning to play music or you want to learn more about Irish music, do not hesitate on contacting me! Group classes or individual lessons available.
MartaCello Lessons (all styles, age, levels, English, Spanish, a bit Dutch)
Cello Lessons, all levels, all styles. Possible through web cam as well. 45 min or one hour. You can learn all the things that you are interested in. From Classical to Modern music as Pop, latinoamerican, jazz, ... if you have any questions, please, contact me.
Cosimo- Saxophone lesson by conservatory student for beginners -
Always dreamed of playing the saxophone? If you live in Rotterdam, you now have the chance! The lessons are based on exercises that I will prepare myself especially for you. If your level gets a little higher, we will also treat some extra material (such as arrangements, duets and / or studies) that is useful for learning good fingering. In a short time you can honk your favorite pieces on this beautiful instrument! I am a Dutchman who grew up in Italy where I started in 2010 with saxophone lessons from teachers at the conservatory in Siena. I have been following the Codarts jazz training course in Rotterdam for three years. I have lessons from nationally and internationally renowned musicians, such as Tineke Postma, Benjamin Herman, Simon Rigter and Ben Van De Dungen. I also had the opportunity to study in the beautiful Barcelona for six months at the ESMUC conservatory, with Gorka Benitez and all kinds of other fantastic musicians (Ignasi Terraza, Mario Rossy, David Xirgu, Eladio Reinon). I have also been active as a teacher for some time.
BelénCello lessons. The best instrument you can choose!
Enjoying learning music is the most important thing for me. Wether you are studying music as a hobbie, or you are preparing your professional career, we will focus on being the most efficient and learning as much as possible, while having a good time. Of course learning music requires discipline and hard work, but it can be done in an interesting and satisfactory way. Flexibility is my main feature: my goal is to give you what you need through a dinamic method that adjusts to your personality and specific way of learning. I offer one-to-one lessons as well as group lessons for people of all ages. Duration of the lesson is flexible and it is also possible to combine the content of the lessons between cello, piano and music theory. We can speak in English, German or Spanish (and little by little more Dutch as I am learning) and the lessons can be booked on the go or set in advance. In all lessons, music theory will be present in a natural and organic way. Contact me if you are interested and, of course, first one is on the house! :)
AlbertoClarinet and music theory lessons. Learn how to play the clarinet and improve your musical knowledge! Also for beginners and kids.
Hello! My name is Alberto. I am a clarinet player who graduated from Codarts University of the Arts (Rotterdam). I am specialized in Classical Music, though I can teach also Jazz in a beginner to intermediate level. I have always had a deep interest in chamber music, teaching and improvisation and I would like to be able to show you this passion. The focus of my lessons is to show the possibilities of music, adapting to the student needs, going from clarinet technique to theory, other styles of music such us Klezmer, Jazz, basic piano, as well as learning how to play the bass clarinet. But the most important thing is to find a path for each student, so do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions and feel free to share your thoughts, I can adapt to your personal goals!