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Learn Music! Violin/viola, Piano, Music Theory, Harmony,

Have always been eager to learn an instrument? have you started in your school years and now want take again that violin repertoire? Do you want to start from beginning a new hobby with music?

My name is Stefano and I am a freelance viola player. After studying viola and composition in Italy, I moved to Rotterdam to complete my Master degree at Codarts, which I obtained in 2018. As a freelance musician, I devote most of my time to chamber music and orchestra playing, collaborating with orchestras such La Toscanini di Parma, Sinfonia Rotterdam, FOI Bruno Bartoletti and others.

I had the luck to follow lessons and masterclasses by amazing renowned teachers (such as Julia Dinerstein, Alexander and Mikhail Zemtsov, members of the Rotterdam Phil, Maxim Rysanov, Simonide Braconi) realising how the teacher-student relationship is so important and fundamental for the all-round growth of the individual.
They taught me that, beside being a form of Art and a job opportunity, Music is pure enjoyment for both mind and soul; its strength is the possibility music gives you to learn about yourself, to express your emotions, to connect with other people, and all in the most enjoyable way ever, which is MAKING MUSIC! How cool is that? :)

If you want to start discovering music with me, I offer Violin, Viola, Piano (basic to intermediate), Music Theory and Harmony classes.

I offer lessons for:
- beginners
- amateurs
- preparation to exams
- tutoring

Contact me to book your first music lesson!

Location

At teacher's location: Rotterdam, Netherlands
At student's location: Around Rotterdam, Netherlands
Online via webcam

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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:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Italian, Spanish

About Me

My name is Stefano and I am 30 years old.
I am freelance viola player, I came from Italy to Rotterdam to get my Master Degree and pursue a career in the music field.
I started my musical education at 15 in Italy, studying Viola and Composition in Genova and La Spezia.

I moved to Rotterdam in 2016.

I am very curious and passionate about cultures, arts (like music, of course :)); I love reading books, watching a good movie and cooking.

Education

- Codarts University for the Arts, Master in Classical Music Performance, Viola, 2018
- Conservatorio G. Puccini, La Spezia, Diploma and Master Degree in Viola, 2015; Intermediate Degree in Composition, 2015;
- Liceo Classico Andrea D'Oria, Genova, Classical Studies High School degree, 2009

After graduating in Italy and moving my first step in youth orchestras (such as Italian Youth Orchestra, Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini conducted by Riccardo Muti, Orchestra del Teatro Olimpico di Vicenza), I moved to Rotterdam to complete my Master degree at Codarts, which I obtained in 2018 in Julia Dinerstein's class.
I had the luck to follow lessons and masterclasses by amazing renowned teachers, such as Alexander and Mikhail Zemtsov, members of the Rotterdam Phil, Maxim Rysanov, Simonide Braconi, Candida Thompson, Eva Stegeman.

Experience / Qualifications

As a freelance musician, I devote most of my time to chamber music and orchestra playing, collaborating with orchestras such La Toscanini di Parma, Sinfonia Rotterdam, FOI Bruno Bartoletti, Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Ciconia Consort and others.

Always enjoyed learning new languages (Dutch is in the making!) and sharing my experience with other people.

Music has been the cornerstone in my education: it gave me a powerful tool to discover and develop myself, and to connect with the world; I believe that the joy and magic of music should be brought to everyone, as it gives to everyone the possibility to grow and become the best version of yourself, through self-expression and listening skills.

Music is a very international field of work, so I am used to bridge with different languages and culture, and to help colleagues to better understand Italian (for example, through Opera lyrics:) )
Always dreamed about learning Italian from scratch? Fascinated by the idea of diving into the amazing culture of Italy? Wishing to train again your knowledge of Italian grammar rules or simply improve conversation skills? Contact me and we can arrange your first Italian class. We are going to tailor each lesson around your specific needs. Whether you are striving to grasp that tough grammar rules for school classes, or planning to show off your Italian while talking about wines with your friends, this is the Italian course you are looking for :) *** due to Covid, online lesson preferred! ***

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Availability of a typical week

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