Trusted teacher: The most important matter that I could write here about is my passion to teach. I've been teaching already for more than 10 years, from kids to adults. I'm a classical pianist, but I am opened to other musical styles. What I want you to get from your lessons with me, is not only a huge knowledge of theorical stuff or a great technique, I would like to show you my musical world, the imagination and inner exploration that is required to understand and to love music in a whole new level. Once you have found them, it will be very hard to quit playing! The class duration: You can choose! 20 minutes (Great for the youngest : 3 years old) 30 minutes (Ideal for young beginners from 4 years old) 45 minutes (Intermediate+ adult beginners) 1 hour (Intermediate and combined with some Music Theory) I use different methods depending on: 1) The goals of my student 2) The language that we will use on class 3) Age and musical preferences: I start to teach children from 3 years old, we make games and they learn to play through musical stories that I have created throughout my pedagogical career.
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Riza - Utrecht, Netherlands$31
Trusted teacher: This class is most suitable for you: If you are willing to get into Electronic Music Production. You are interested in Techno, Tech House, Melodic Techno. You are a listener and have basic knowledge about electronic music. You already started making music on Ableton Live, but you couldn't actually finish a track yet. You already produce on different DAW's but want to learn how Ableton Live Works. You already released tracks and willing to further enhance your knowledge about both Ableton Live and Electronic Music Scene in general. You just want a couple of sessions to get professional feedback and advice about your work.
Computer generated music · Ableton live · Music composition
Daniel - Paris, France$29
Trusted teacher: I am a multi-instrumentalist (saxophone, transverse flute, keyboard), composer and arranger (SACEM member since 2012), excellent improviser. This course will allow you quickly, whatever your instrument and your technical level, to understand and master the chord sequences and the articulation of musical language according to these sequences. In addition, you will learn the most frequent or rare harmonic structures used by composers. And, theory notwithstanding, you will learn to develop your ear to identify harmonic structures. This course also includes an introduction to the history of jazz.
Music theory · Music composition · Jazz music
James - The Hague, Netherlands$36
Trusted teacher: I am a 28-year old composer, electric guitarist and songwriter based in Den Haag, teaching composition, music theory, and score writing. I teach in English or in Greek. I am half Greek and half Scottish and I have been living in the Netherlands for the last 4 years. I offer lessons in all styles, to all age groups, and for any experience level (ranging from students who want to learn how to read and write music to create their first score, up to more experienced composers who are looking for fresh ideas and improving their skills to really make their music shine, or who are looking for help polishing their composition portfolio for entrance exams). Face to face lessons are preferable, but I also teach online. I am a patient and open minded teacher, and my desire is to help you learn what you want to learn, and make sure you enjoy and take pride in your music, explore a breadth of musical ideas that can inform your work, learn to express your musical ideas as best as possible and nurture your curiosity and excitement about the world of music creation ! My Credentials: I hold a Bachelors of Music degree from Birmingham Conservatoire (UK), and a Masters of Music from The Hague Royal Conservatory. My compositions have been performed in venues such as The Muziekgebouw (Amsterdam), TivoliVredenburg (Utrecht), Korzo Theatre (Den Haag), Casa de Musica (Porto), Onassis Stegi (Athens) and at music festivals including Music in PyeongChang (South Korea), Tectonics Athens (Greece), Gaudeamus Muziekweek (Netherlands). My experience as a performer range from classical guitar studies, to playing electric guitar in rock bands, as well as experience as an improviser, performer of notated contemporary classical compositions, creator and performer of ambient and electronic music. I also am very experienced in ambient and electronic-influenced guitar music, which has given me an in depth knowledge also of the guitar in combination with technology such as guitar effects, computer software and multichannel setups which expand the audio palette of the guitar. I have written songs, I have written orchestra pieces, I have worked as a DIY home producer, I have released albums, and I've performed in concert halls, rock venues, squats and festivals. I even some experience in beat-making. My music has been performed in and has taken me to several countries, including Portugal, The Czech Republic, The U.S.A., Canada, Korea, Greece, The U.K., The Netherlands. My Teaching style: My emphasis is to teach you based on your interests and your needs. The lessons are based around each individual student. You bring me the music you are creating and the skills you want to develop as a composer, and I build my lessons around that. My primary goal is help you develop your voice as a composer, so the starting point for our lessons will always be your music. My aim is always to help you find what the heart of your composition is about, and help you to bring this out and really make it shine. To help illustrate ideas about topics we discuss I will bring examples that can help inform the music you are creating, we will explore ideas of arrangement, orchestration, rehearsal leading and / or production to help flesh out your music, as well as music theory and using scores of other composers.
Music composition · Music theory lessons · Sound (music)
Bleys - Groningen, Netherlands$24
Trusted teacher: I am a guitar teacher from Edinburgh, Scotland with a strong focus on developing practical musicianship and enjoyment of playing the guitar. I can help you from the beginner level into finding your own style and relationship to music. The lessons heavily revolve around the musical areas that you are interested in, we will do things like look at your favourite guitarists and songs, breaking them down into their fundamental parts, and developing the class on how to understand what you are playing. I have many years experience playing in live bands and can help you in many ways with developing your playing for groups and performances. I can also help with the recording aspect of playing music, both solo and with groups. Here are some of the genres that I love to teach: Alternative and Classic Rock Acoustic instrumental, Singer-songwriter, open-tunings Metal and Experimental Genres Classical and Spanish Classical Ambient and Psychedelic with effects pedals Playing with Fretless/ 7 & 8 string guitar I like our lessons to be structured and goal orientated, we often have an online lesson diary together where I keep notes of everything we are doing in the lessons, where you can add your own notes and things you would like to work on. I find this is very useful to keep you progressing with the guitar at a good pace. I have a strong background in music theory, and if the student wishes, this can be an integral part of the lessons. I personally like to teach theory through the songs you have chosen to learn, analysing what we are playing and through this developing your own intuitive theory understanding, within relation to your chosen genres of music. Although I am perfectly aware that many students do not feel connected with learning music theory, in which case we can focus more purely on the playing and performance aspects. I have been teaching the guitar for several years and it is a true passion in my life. Little makes me happier than to see my students progressing towards their musical goals and developing their own artistry. Please just ask for more information :)
Guitar · Music composition
Trusted teacher: Dear music lovers, My name is David, I am a French professional Jazz Piano player and teacher. I've been awarded several times for my musical projects (1st Price JazzHaus International Piano Competition in Freiburg, Germany, 2nd Price Monaco Jazz Soloist International Competition, Semi-finalist of the Montreux Piano Solo Competition, Switzerland, La Défense Jazz National Competition, Paris, France, etc.) I graduated a Jazz Performance Master degree at HEMU, Lausanne, Switzerland as well as a Jazz Pedagogy Master degree at HKB, Bern, Switzerland. I am available for online (skype or zoom, or other platforms) piano lessons. I offer a wide panel of music styles, from Jazz to Classic, including Pop Music and Film Music. During the lesson, one part of the learning session is about music theory, especially harmony, scales and improvisation. All that seen from a Jazz Pianist approach. We also learn how to sight read music. More importantly, we learn the technic of the instrument, the nuances and musicality we can elaborate alongside this beautiful instrument. Do not hesitate to contact me Regarding availabilities, considering that my main job is touring, and giving the coronavirus situation, I am pretty free and flexible at the moment.
Jazz music · Music theory lessons · Music composition
Trusted teacher: Hey! (Lessons in English) Do you want music explained? I produce Hiphop and electronic music! Beats, Instrumentals, Songs, Sounds, Jingles: everything I want. I've always been very passionate about sounds and until I was 10 I try to create the best music. I have independent musical education but very technical. I wish you feel to Be Ambitious to succeed Be Imaginative to push the boundaries Be Inspirational Be Results-focused to exceed expectations and create structure [LESSONS ARE GONNA BE IN ENGLISH] The kind of lessons that I will host are very different and not mainly implemented on the theoretical part of the music production but on the practical one. I will explain you every step that I will take during my production process. I will produce beats using my techniques and methods during the lessons and I'll try to transplant in you the beauty of immagine, composing, editing, mix and producing your own ideas, IN YOUR OWN NATURAL WAY. As long as I'm not an academic teacher what I'm offering is close contact with my students to inspire, correct when is really needed and create together what is really close to our soul. The most important goal during our path? To work and discover your strong points and avoid the bad ones trying to understand them, understand your root. I will follow you like I follow the artist that I produce. First rule: HAVING FUN, BECAUSE MUSIC IS FUN! The feeling that you have when your music is there and is playing for you and for the others will be amazing. I promise you. Thank you Pietro
Music composition · Computer generated music · Guitar
Bastien - Brussels, Belgium$29
Trusted teacher: This applied music theory course is for any passionate musician, regardless of level. It aims to broaden his musical knowledge and abilities by understanding music as a whole. The goal is to be able to decode and understand how a music (not only of classical style, but also pop, jazz, rock, electro, ...) was composed, and to be able to use interesting harmonies oneself. and solid in a personal composition / production. It is made up of two main topics: * Harmony (building chords, understanding chord diagrams, learning to Harmonize a given melody, the possibility or not of using these Harmonies in a given style, etc.). But also understand the key, how to build a scale, how to navigate between different keys, how to transform a classic chord suite into another style? Harmony is a course open to all and all levels, no prerequisites to have. Any passionate musician will find interest in it, that's guaranteed. * Writing is a much more targeted course, which is already an introduction to classical composition. In this branch, we will develop the rules of classical writing (parallel fifths and octaves, false relations etc, ...) within the framework of an exercise based on a given melody or bass (in the first case it will be necessary to invent harmonization and compose a bass, in the second, it will be necessary to invent the harmonization and the melody). This course can also be used by academy or conservatory students who wish to prepare for the writing exam, or simply to deepen their knowledge.
Music theory · Music composition
Ivan - The Hague, Netherlands$43
Trusted teacher: The class is for: - beginners who want to start their journey in music - intermediary musicians who wish to improve their skills - for highly educated musicians who want to perfect their knowledge. The class includes songwriting skills in POP, ROCK, JAZZ and many other styles of popular music as well as compositional skills in writing CLASSICAL, FILM, THEATER music. I specialize in both popular music and classical music. The class includes both theoretic knowledge and its practical application with students instrument of choice. The class also includes skills in guitar, piano and percussion playing.
Music theory lessons · Music composition · Song writing
Federico - Berlin, Germany$31
Trusted teacher: I am a composer, pianist, teacher, and PhD researcher currently based in Berlin. I hold a bachelor's degree in jazz piano from the Conservatory of Vicenza, Italy (full marks and honours), a master degree in composition at the University of Leeds (with Merit), and I'm now finishing my PhD in composition at Leeds. In 2011, I attained a scholarship as promising student of the Conservatory of Vicenza. From 2006 to 2009 I was volunteer at a special needs-school, using music as a form of therapy. From 2013 to 2015 I studied Piano at the Conservatory ‘Prince Claus’ in Groningen, The Netherlands where I worked mostly as a performer. In 2019 my CD ‘Breath’ was released by British label Another Timbre. My pieces have been broadcasted by Keith F’eM, Concertzender Radio, and Radio 3 and my scores have been published in IM–OS Improvised Music-Open Scores and THE MASS. I've been teaching piano, music theory, improvisation, and composition for 12 years now. When teaching I always attempt to organise targeted lessons that cover varying musical aspects depending on the students' skills and preferences. I teach either online or at my place in Moabit, Berlin.
Music composition · Piano · Jazz music
Trusted teacher: I specialise in writing and composing music for all levels. The student will need to have a music programme such as Logic or Ableton in order to be able to take this class. The topics we will cover are: Structure and arrangment. Rhythm. Harmony. Advanced Harmony. Bass Lines. Lyrics. Instrumentation. Arrangement.
Music composition · Music theory lessons · Computer generated music
Seen Tung - Amsterdam, Netherlands$47
Trusted teacher: Hello, this is Seen! I am a pianist, composer and arranger from Hong Kong, currently studying at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. I am offering piano and music theory lessons tailored to your needs and wishes. Perhaps you are an enthusiastic adult beginner, or you want to pick it up again after not touching the instrument for some time? Or perhaps you are looking for a teacher for your child? I have been giving music lessons for the past 9 years to students at different levels aging from 5 to 60. I understand that we all approach music in various ways and everyone needs different styles of guidance. I am looking forward to getting to know you and experiment with how I can help you along the way. Perhaps you want to play pieces from the classical repertoire? Or perhaps you want to acquire the skill of learning your favourite pop songs by ear, or learn to read lead sheets and chord symbols? Perhaps you want to learn to accompany yourself singing? Perhaps you want to learn improvisation over chord progressions? As a musician grew up with classical music training and later moved on to explore jazz and pop, I enjoy helping you to deepen your understanding about different styles and to have fun with playing! Perhaps you’ve always wanted to improve your piano technique, but get turned off by studies and scale practice? Perhaps you wish to acquire a stronger sense of rhythm or a more sophisticated control of sound? In my experience, advanced technique comes along with a tension-free body and mental space, and we can work on that together. I also find creating unique musical exercises that adapts to students’ needs makes the learning process more enjoyable. Perhaps you would love to integrate music into your daily life, but find it challenging to keep the momentum and interest in a long term? I try to structure our lessons so that students can see steady progress. I also understand that incorporating a habit can be a tricky part, so we can also develop study and practice plans together and explore ways to make your practice time more efficient. Perhaps you not only want to learn the instrument, but are also interested about the theories behind the music? Perhaps you want to learn some basic arranging skills and write for an ensemble that you play with? Perhaps you want to try composing your own music? As a composer and arranger, I would also love to share my experience on these subjects with you. Music is an enormous universe and there are always new territories to explore. I’m still a student on this journey, and I’m more than excited to share my experience and accompany you on your way!
Piano · Music theory · Music composition
Mark - Groningen, Netherlands$31
Trusted teacher: Always wanted to learn how to make music in FL Studio? Then this lesson is for you! I have been producing music with FL Studio for years and love to share my knowledge with people who want to learn this too. Whether you are a beginner and would like to learn how to make a song from scratch or if you are already more experienced and would like to take your music to a new level, I can help you with that. I specialize in Electronic Dance Music (EDM), but I also have experience with many other genres. I am currently taking a Professional Music Production course myself, so I also learn new things every week that I can include in my own lessons.
Computer generated music · Sound (music) · Music composition
Philip - Amsterdam, Netherlands$59
Trusted teacher: I'm offering lessons for anyone interested in learning how to improvise, regardless of the instrument you play or the style you would like to improvise in. Even if you have no or little theory knowledge yet, I have a way of getting you started with improvisation and then teaching you everything theoretical you need to know. Topics might include: - Improvising based on the melody of a song or simple motives - Common song forms for improvisation - Theory: Harmony, Rhythm, Ear Training - Jazz specific: Bebop and Modern language - Listening to and understanding solos of great improvisers
Jazz music · Music theory · Music composition
Gonçalo - The Hague, Netherlands$36
Trusted teacher: I specialize in teaching about Music and how to play the Guitar. In class, I always make the effort of understanding what are the goals and interests of all students, as well as their own skills. This way we can address the issues at hand more effectively and make sure the student never loses his/her interest and focus in music and his/her instrument. I believe that an honest and friendly relationship between teacher and student is essential for this exchange of ideas to happen more clearly and fluently, and so I do my best to make everyone feel comfortable enough to share their own thoughts freely. I offer good and personalized classes. This means that there will special care with your interest in music and guitar, all basic skills will be worked upon and strengthened, all specific requests and ideas will be addressed, both improvisation and interpretation can be developed and exploring potential, achieving goals and having fun are main priorities. Come and enjoy learning more about Music and Guitar!!
Guitar · Music theory · Music composition
Lucio - Berlin, Germany$30
Trusted teacher: Hello, my name is Lucio, I am a guitarist and composer who is also passionate about teaching. I hold a Bachelor in Jazz Guitar from the Conservatory of Amsterdam, and a Master in Composition from the University of Huddersfield My lessons cover a wide range of topics and aim to develop a personalized learning path according to the needs and the creative desire of each student. Topics might include but are not limited to: Your favourite songs or guitar pieces Harmony and knowledge of the fretboard (Scales, Arpeggios, Intervals, Chord, Inversions ecc.) Music Theory and ear training Guitar technique Jazz/ Rock/ Blues soloing and Improvisation Basics of the guitar Requests for composition lessons are also possible and very welcome
Guitar · Music theory · Music composition
Marcos - New York, NY, United States$75
Trusted teacher: I am a graduate of the Royal College of Music in London, where I lived for 12 years. Individual lessons enables me to tailor and adapt my teaching to every pupil's needs; helping them to gain the skills that each individual requires. I cover many styles such as classical, baroque, romantic, XX Century, contemporary, pop, jazz and film music. I have prepared and entered pupils entry exams/auditions of conservatoires and music colleges around Europe as well as for composition competitions as I have won more then 30 awards myself and have been an adjudicator of some composition competitions. I was also a professor in the Music faculty at Madrid's 'University Centre TAI', the Trinity Music Academy in London and The Conservatoire of Barcelona I am a member of both, the Royal Society of Arts and of the Incorporated Society of Musicians in London and have written 3 operas, film music and symphonic works that have been performed by over 40 professionals orchestras around the World. Please notice at the moment I can only offer these lesson through Skype; I have already done it with pupils from many different countries around the World.
Music composition · Music theory lessons · Music theory
Trusted teacher: I specialized in contemporary music composition in Bucharest, Birmingham and Paris having finished with honors my Bachelor, my Master and my Doctorate degree in this field. I also have a pedagogical degree and 2 years of experience in which I taught music composition, musical forms, poliphony, orchestration, music theory and solfege at the National University of Music from Bucharest. I am now doing a 2nd Master in Film Music Composition at the ZHdK. This class is for both beginners who want to compose music as a hobby and to aspiring professional composers. The main topic of my doctoral thesis was the compositional idea and the processes involved in the creative undertakings. How does one reach the final stage of a composition from just a few ideas? How can we improve this endeavour? What strategies and techniques are needed in order to do that? The class will be customized for each student so in order to achieve a certain objective in music composition the lessons can include elements of music theory, harmony, poliphony, orchestration, improvisation, music notation (Finale) and music production (StudioOne). Although solfege and improvisation are extremely useful (I dare say even indispensable) for a professional composer, they can also be means to an end for passionate music lovers. Solfege and strategies that come with it can help your singing and music sight reading. And improvisation is such a fun and relaxing activity that I think everybody should do it!
Music composition · Music theory · Computer generated music
Orestis - Berlin, Germany$48
Trusted teacher: Hello there, I am a professional composer living in Berlin Mitte. I hold a Master's and a Bachelor's degree in Composition from the conservatory of Utrecht in the Netherlands. I write for orchestras, ensembles and theater and I have had commissions from the Athens State Orchestra, the International Ensemble Modern Academy and the Gaudeamus Festival among others. Since 7 years I have been teaching students of any age (kids, adults) and level the following Subjects: -Composition / Songwriting -Music Theory -Music Production / Music Software (Sibelius, Logic) -Advanced Rhythm I am open to any combination of the above subjects :-) I always try to adapt to each student, his level and most importantly his needs. *With adults that are already musically active I like to focus the work we do together on the project you are working on now, in a way that can help you now. *With kids or adults willing to take that road, we can do the "harder" type of work that will build and enhance the foundations of your musical knowledge. I can teach in English and German and the lesson can be at my place, your place, or via webcam.
Music composition · Music theory lessons · Audio production
Eric - Venezuela$26
Trusted teacher: Hi, Thanks for the opportunity, with my teaching method you will start to play the piano or keyboard, compose, improvise or use software (Sibelius Reason Kontakt Protools, Sonar and others), from the first day, if you are already advanced in your instrument, you will expand your knowledge, we will perfect and expand your musical repertoire, you can produce and promote artists or make productions for yourself, in a short time if you wish. all this in the comfort of your home. CQSiii. Hugs.
Music teacher training · Piano · Music composition
Ignazio - Sint-Agatha-Berchem, Belgium$48
Trusted teacher: My name’s Ignazio, I’m a professional guitar player and a certified music professor. I have a Master in Jazz, a Master in Didactics (Royal Conservatory of Brussels), 6 years of classical guitar, a 5 years Jazz Degree at the Polytechnic of Arts in Milan, a Bachelor in Economics. I have a strong background of live experiences in many projects and styles of music. I will offer you guitar and music lessons in Belgium. My teaching method is personal and innovative but accurate and very well organized at the same time. I will lead you step by step through your learning process giving you the best of the information, respecting your tastes and learning attitudes. You’ll find a happy and friendly mood that will let you learn to have much fun. The courses are open to all levels from beginners to advanced players. I’m fluent in English, French and Italian. All the lesson are in my studio in Berchem Sainte Agathe.
Guitar · Music theory lessons · Music composition
Eloy - United States$44
Trusted teacher: Have a you ever wanted to learn music theory? Or are you going college and you need help to do your homework? We can work together to take your music knowledge to levels you never imagine before. We can work on anything you need. How the tonal system works, how to harmonize any scale, how you have to write triad and 7th chords inversions for harmony analysis, chords functionality, secondary dominant, triton substitutions, modal music and much more.
Music theory lessons · Music theory · Music composition
Trusted teacher: I am studying Bachelor Pop Guitar at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. I can help you in different matters, such as performance, ear training or music theory. All the aspects will be link together in order to learn effectively! In my guitar lessons, we will develop your skills in the instrument to get a better and more personal tone, and feel more confident when improvising or playing in different styles. We will get there by learning songs, scales, chords, different techniques and putting all of them together. I can also help you in songwriting, which I personally think that is a beautiful way to learn and apply the things we learn. I can teach online or in student's location in Amsterdam or in Almere. Don't hesitate to get in touch if there is any questions :)
Guitar · Music composition · Music theory
If you are looking for an open, approachable, experienced and fun practitioner to help unlock/realise your potential then this one is for you. We can cover approaches to: Lyric writing, rhythm, harmony, melody, arrangement, instrumentation (inc. vocals if required), sonic (production) to breath more variation into your existing songs or develop new material together - happy to explore your goals and see where we can go from there. Happy to teach on an instrument and/or using a DAW (Ableton preferred) I have been working in the industry as an independent artist/top-line/co-writer for the past 18 years, alongside tutoring budding songwriters, musicians and emerging artists for the past 12 years using an extensive knowledge base developed both on the job and by undertaking my BA and MA qualifications.
Music composition · Sound (music)
Giovanni - Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain$21
Trusted teacher: My method is ... LEARN BY MAKING YOUR MUSIC! The student will learn techniques, stylistic elements, tricks ... already by working on his first tracks: to keep motivation and satisfaction high, the result is always visible! The lessons are face-to-face and personalised according to the level of experience and the musical style of the student. The presentation of the information is clear and accompanied by practical examples. I'll show you how to: - use Ableton Live, - program and control synthesizers and virtual instruments, - use microphone and sound card to record your voice and your instruments, - process sound with effects (plugins) and optimize it for diffusion (mixing and mastering), - make your songs, from start to the last details. I also speak Spanish, French, German and Italian.
Computer generated music · Sound (music) · Music composition