Trusted teacher: Alex has a bachelor's degree from the Rotterdam Codarts conservatory. Besides that he also obtained a diploma in pedagogy at the Amsterdam conservatory. This combination makes it possible for Alex to convey his knowledge of music to his students in a pleasant way. Alex has enough experience, he has more than 10 years of experience in teaching music in music in Rotterdam and its surroundings. He has gained this experience by giving private lessons and classes at various music schools. Alex excels in providing acoustic guitar lessons and music theory lessons. If you are looking for the best guitar lessons in the Rotterdam area, then Alex is the right address. Read more on his website to get an impression of the lessons and the teacher. 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.
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Oriol - Rotterdam$35
Trusted teacher: SPECIALISED IN TEACHING ADULTS. 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!
Music theory · Clarinet
Trusted teacher: A composition class that is tailored to your musical needs! This class main purpose is to help you find your own musical language and voice. Either you are a complete beginner in music or a highly skilled musician, this class is perfect for you, because it is being adjusted for you, by you. The most important question that you will be asked in this class is ''Why?''. In this class you will learn to have the biggest level of control that you can have over your musical product, sound and decisions, so that you are always sure that your musical vision is being well translated and transmitted. In this class we are going to work with: 1) Compositional techniques --- Every lesson we are going to discuss about how do you think your piece should be, and about what does your piece need. For that you will need your intuition but also your ''tools'', and those are your compositional techniques. We are going to see them in other pieces and learn how to use them through your own musical vision. 2) Instrumentation --- To write acoutic music you need your ''arsenal'' and those are the instruments that you might use. In this class we will learn the categories, material, sound, structure and combinations of every instrument. We will learn together how each instrument works and how to notate it on paper, so that you are never limited by the nature of the instrument, but instead you are going to be able to bring out 100% of your music. 3) Arranging --- To make sure that you keep your instrumentation skills, we need to put them to use, not only in your music, but also in an arrangement. Together we are going to work on changing the instrumentation in piece and making arrangements of them so that you have a better nderstanding on how the instrumentation of a piece affects directly the compositional proscess and purpose of a piece of music, but also what are the differences between the sound of each instrument while combining them. Also, this will help you make decisions about the result of the arrangement, do you want it to be true to the original, or not? If not, why, and how do you do that? 4) Music History --- Together we will listen to music and learn some basic music history so that you have a better understanding of the different styles, structures and aspects of music, from the Byzantium and Middle ages music, all the way to the music of today. 5) Improvisation --- If you are also an instrumental player, will work also with improvisation. With improvisation you can strengthen your compositional skills, by understanding your intuition, developing your ear, understanding your taste and learning to work with few material, but the most important thing is to learn how to listen and play music with others, because by learning that, you also learn how to communicate and listen all these musical ideas that you have within you before writting (playing) them, controling them and understanding what is needed and what is not in your music. 6) Film scoring --- If you are interested, in this lesson we will also learn how to adapt music to screen. We will learn how to spot the tempo, feeling and texture of a scene but also how to enhance the message of a movie/game/scene/theatre play/documentary with our music. Furthermore will will learn how to use software for midi composition, and VST instruments 7) Electroacoustic composition and sound design --- If you are also interested in electroacoustic music, in this lesson we will learn how to work with sound editting, mixing, design and engineering. We will listen and learn a lot of electroacoustic compositional tecniques to help you explore, understand and work with a complete different musical world. Our goal is to grow your musical perception and horizon. 8) Music notation and software --- For us composers to write our music sometimes we need to use some programs that help us. In the lesson we will learn how to use programs like that, like Musescore, Sibelius, Reaper etc.
Music composition · Computer generated music · Music theory
Gordon - Rotterdam$42
Trusted teacher: These individual music composition lessons are tailored to fit your needs and interests related to music composition. During the lessons, we will work together to identify, develop, and refine your voice as a creative musician. Possible topics include notation, melody, harmony, rhythm, score study, analysis, Sibelius, Dorico, Logic.
Song writing · Music composition · Music theory
Trusted teacher: lets work together and get those music skills better, shall we?😜 My name is Juan, I am a Spanish born flutist that works internationally, and nowadays I'm based in Rotterdam. I have already finished two Master degrees and a Bachelor with some of the worlds best professors and institutions: Robert Winn in the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln (Germany), and Jacques Zoon in Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía (Madrid). Since many years, I work and collaborate with many different symphony orchestras as principal flute, soloist or piccolo flute, as well as with chamber music groups and ensembles. You can check the links below to listen some of my performances! :) I have a very wide teaching experience. I've been teaching for around 10 years now, in many different institutions: high development schools, orchestras, private schools, private students... and nowadays live and/ or online! I can teach all flute levels, from initiation to preparation for bachelor, master or orchestral auditions. I have a wide knowledge of the repertoire, and I've worked on it with many of the best flutists we have today: Formisano, Baerten, Grehl, Franz... Feel free to contact me to organice a personalized lesson, or just to know me a little bit more! Lessons can be at my home (Delfshaven-Rotterdam), online or at your home (after figuring out traveling expenses, etc. At my place, I have a very big space where covid security measures can be perfectly applied (even for a flute lesson!) Looking forward to know from you :)
Transverse flute · Music theory · Piano
Trusted teacher: Two worlds I was born within two worlds, the East and the West; the folklore music of central Greece and the classical one. A major factor in the formation of my musicality comes from the tight relation of my family with Greek traditional music. However, music of any kind was always welcome at my home. Inspired by my father who is also a singer, I got involved in choir singing and started piano lessons. Opting for singing was a choice that gave me the freedom to express my mind. R’n’B & Latin At my first piano lessons, I realised how music is put on paper and the importance of it. At about the same time I started singing in the school choir of my secondary school and I kept being between the lead voices of the high school choir. That was the point where I practiced the different voice harmonies and got over my teenage reluctance by singing in front of the public. At the sweet age of 14, I developed a special interest in R’n’B and soul music. Later on, I got involved in the pop and rock scene but suddenly, Latin jazz music attracted my interest. One of the reasons I fell in love with Latin music is because I feel that each emotion is manifested at its maximum glory. Latin music is a mixture of cultures and backgrounds; it is the fusion of European harmony brought to the colonies with African rhythms like Cuban music was brought to New York. Singing as a vocal discovery I consider myself a people’s person. When teaching I have the need to welcome the student into a safe environment of acceptance where music can happen. In order for the student to let go of personal timidness, mutual trust comes with time yet is necessary. I prioritise my students’ needs; teach them the technical aspects they should know so as to develop a healthy instrument but also coach them so that they develop their taste in music. Because I have been singing various styles through my career, I believe I am quite a chameleon of styles (Latin, Brazilian, Jazz, Pop, Greek). In my lessons I find helpful to use some mini percussion so that the singer can establish an internal metronome. I am very supportive with each individuals’ needs and goals, that is why I always make a personal profile of my students and their progress and also ask them to design their personal dream board. All in all, I always use a combo of methods and adapt at the personal needs of the student. Singing for me is always a vocal discovery and this is what I would like to help my students achieve. The essential idea is to develop a healthy instrument with which you can express through the good and bad days. I have been studying with different teachers around the Netherlands (Codarts alumni) and Greece and during this time I have realised that learning can happen anywhere and anytime.
Singing · Music theory
Trusted teacher: Do you love music? Do you want to develop your musical skills? Have you always wanted to learn to play the violin, or are you looking for a teacher for a more advance level? Then this is the right class for you! My name is Julia and I have played the violin for over 16 years. I am in love with music, with my instrument, and I absolutely enjoy sharing my passion and knowledge with my students. I can help you with musicianship (music skills normally taught to younger children), music theory and violin! Whether you are starting with music now, you are a keen student who wants to take music more seriously (maybe preparing for exams or auditions), or an amateur who wants to keep receiving input, I will be very happy to adapt to your needs!
Violin · Children's music · Music theory
Trusted teacher: Asim is a classical pianist and composer, who is currently studying electro-acoustic music composition at Codarts, University of the Arts. He studied piano performance under the guidance of Dr.Surojeet Chatterji, an alumnus, and the recipient of the highest degree in piano performance at the Moscow Conservatory, Russia. His unique method of playing by transferring the weight of the body into the keys, allows him to have fluidity and a deep connection at the piano. He has been teaching piano performance and improvisation to many beginner and advanced level students in India. He has also been educated in the Indian Classical music tradition, and he improvises using the ragas / modes on the piano. His compositions have been performed in India, Canada, England, Hungary, and the Netherlands.
Piano · Music theory · Keyboard (music)
Pedro - Rotterdam$35
Trusted teacher: I am a brazilian musician graduated in classical guitar, with experience in jazz and brazilian music. Everything from bossa nova, samba, choro and latin music in general is my speciality. Have been teaching for 15 years now, i developed a way of teaching music based on what the student needs to develop his/her potential. It can be more practical and playfull, or theoretical and methodical.
Guitar · Jazz music · Music theory
Bandoneon is a very well know instrument for playing tango, in fact it's part of the genre's DNA. However, not many people know that the instrument was constructed in Germany and some people even say it was supposed to be used as an portable organ. This means that the Bandoneon has a technique that is independent of any genre. This technique is not found by coping other instruments such as the organ or keyboard but through the development of the nature of the instrument. This is mainly the importance of the air and how it is affected by the pulling and the movement we make when we play. Of course Tango will be an important axis of the lessons as it very important for the development of the instrument and for specific techniques but Tango won't be the starting point as it's not the best pedagogical tool for learning the instrument. But no worries, we'll get there ;) Have you ever wondered how a Gregorian chant, Bach, Mozart & Chopin might sound in the bandoneon? The results might surprise as you would get a very different sound from the one you are originally used to. Also, we can try and use the bandoneon for different and new genres, who knows what we might discover from the instrument along the way?
Music theory · Music theory lessons · Accordion
In this class, students will develop strong basics for playing the saxophone. We will focus on developing a stable and controlled sound, using unique techniques taken from the NYC college of music. Students will learn basics of music theory, and improvisation. The first goal of this class, however is to sparkle/maintain the love for music and saxophone.
Music theory · Saxophone · Sound (music)
Hi, I am Zalan! Are you considering to become a bass player? Are you interested in improvisation? Do you want to play in a band? Or are you on the way to become a musician already, but you need some extra help? You are in the right place then. I am professionally educated electric-bassist and teacher from Hungary, currently based in Rotterdam (I am on Master 1 in the Royal Conservatory of The Hague) I am an active musician since 2014, I have played in several formations from solo performances to bigbands and orchestras. I mostly play in the genres of jazz (free, fusion), metal, repetitive minimal music and contemporary classical music. Besides playing I am quite passionate about teaching, after I have finished my Bachelor degree I started to teach in music schools and also in private. I teach jazz theory and my own teaching method too in a very clear way. My view on music is simple: Music is a game, that is why we call it "playing" music. Write to me if you are interested!
Jazz music · Music theory · Bass guitar
ABOUT ME Hi! I am a 25 years old Greek Guitarist/Musician that just graduated from the Music Conservatory of Amsterdam and now doing my Masters in Codarts in Rotterdam. Guitar/ Teaching is my biggest passion and i would love to share it with anyone who is interested in Learning and help them pursue their passion, goals and aspirations. In the lessons, i adapt my knowledge to the students needs in order to help them in the best way i can since everyones musical needs need and personality are different and require a different teaching approach . TOPICS & DESCRIPTION: Repertoire - Learning tunes/songs of your own interest and in any musical style. Hearing - Indentifying scales, chords, intervals, chord progressions and melodies by ear and being able to play them on the instrument. Theory/Harmony - This field is essential for anyone who wants to audition for a music university programme and needs basic music theory knowledge, or someone who wants to be more knowledgeable in music theory and analysis. I teach basic theory, Jazz theory/analysis, Pop Theory, and music analysis in scores. Composition - Learning techniques and ways of composing in any style of music. Technique - Soloing techniques (Alternate picking, legato, finger tapping, sweep picking, economy picking, Bending/Vibrato and expression) Scales/Arpeggios/ Modes, fingerstyle, right hand technique (For acoustic guitar) Rhythm Strumming techniques (for acoustic guitar) Improvisation: Being able to play musically and with spontaneity over different harmonic progressions and tunes. I am also specified in pop/rock and jazz improvisation.
Music theory · Guitar
Lesson for beginners intermediate persons. Skills, techniques and different rhythms are discussed. Because someone at KGM D&P can expect: Reading notes • Drum notes • Recognize notes • Read notes in tempo • “The art” of reading while you play Independence/independency: • Independence of the hands • Independence of the feet • Independence of the hands and feet Rudiments: • 40 different rudiments • Build creativity. So play these rudiments on different drum part. • Create a new groove and then play • Apply different rudiments while playing. For example while drumming Learn to listen: • Identify a song's intro and outro • puzzle out the song: how many verses a song has, where the bridge is, etc. • Learning to count during a song so you can know where you are. (You should be able to play your drum part without the help of music) Rhythms: • Salsa • Meringue • Ritmo combina • Cadence • Zouk • Jazz • Pop • Funk • Stairs • Mazurkha • Balada • African music • Gospel
Drums · Music theory
Trusted teacher: Hi! Thanks for being here, my name is Carolina and I'm a musician and a guitarist. I have the bachelor in classical guitar. I also have several years of experience teaching guitar to people all ages. With me, you will learn to play guitar with the songs and melodies you like while you improve your technique and get better with the instrument. It's not necessary to know music theory, though it's always better if you know a little bit. But I will make sure to teach you the basics so you can understand what you are doing with your guitar and someday, be able to play by yourself. I will teach you to identify and play rythms, the basic (and not that basic) chords, tonalities, melodies, right and left hand technique, etc.
Guitar · Music theory
Trombone lessons Learning to master the trombone is no easy task. It is an infinitely variable instrument, it has no valves or valves, which means that the hearing in particular must be well trained. Solfège is an important part of my lessons. If you can sing something, you can also play it, is my vision. Besides trombone lessons I also give trumpet lessons for beginners. Even then I use the ear training method. At music schools I teach according to the AMV principle. With that you can get your diplomas, A to D. The latter is, as it were, the audition for the conservatory. In my studio in Krimpen aan de Lek, near Rotterdam, I give music lessons according to your needs. That can be technical mastery, or being able to recite an étude or concert beautifully. But also learning to play over a chord scheme, improvising, being able to play freely. I can come to you if you live, for example, in Capelle aan den IJssel, in Dordrecht or Rotterdam. COVID-19 update 2021: Due to the corona crisis, I am currently also teaching online via Skype. However, my studio is so large that the 1.5 meters can be maintained at the 1 on 1 classes. In addition, there is a screen between the student and myself
Music theory · Children's music · Art
I´m a professional musician with experience in classical music and tango music, I´m studying my master degree in Codarts University of Arts in Rotterdam and I´d like to invite you to explore the world of music. You´ll learn tools to develop your own way to perform music, focusing on the instrumental technique, exploring styles of music, individual learning process, attention to personal goals.
Viola · Music theory · Violin
Trusted teacher: Hi, I'm María, I'm 23 years old and I have a degree in the specialty of cello. I studied the career at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Aragón, and I am currently studying a Master of Interpretation at the University of Codarts, Rotterdam. I have received classes from important national and international cellists and have played with national and international orchestras. Teaching has always been a point of interest for me. At the same time that I was studying my degree, I was teaching cellists of all ages, which is why I have experience in the educational field. If you still want to know a little more about me or learn with me, write me without obligation. I offer to teach all kinds of people whether you want to learn to play from scratch or if you want to improve your playing. Let's learn together :)
Cello · Music theory
Playing an instrument is one of the most fulfilling and enriching things you can do in your live. I am a cello student in Rotterdam. I have been studying music my whole life and professional cello for more than 10 years. I have the greatest passion in teaching. I have played in professional orchestras, competed in professional competitions and studied in different conservatories on my different levels of education. I have been teaching music theory and cello. Now I am far from home to complete my bachelors and reach even further with my music, hoping to have the satisfaction of teaching more people and sharing my knowledge with you. I have been taught by many different teachers from various styles and cultures. I have been learning from masters and now I want to show you what they have given me. I will show you the best technique for your physique and help you improve your skills on the instrument. I hope to make nice music with you and show you how much you can express through sound. I will also teach you how to read music scores and understand music theory. Everybody is different, especially in music education. We will discover the best ways to practice and learn. I will help you to find your own ways of improving. You will be able to play the cello and also to make music together with other people. If you already have a more advanced level, that is also great! We can work on perfecting your technique and finding inspiration. We can work on understanding the composers and what you want to express. I can also prepare you for conservatories. We can look at options and meet with teachers. We can decide on an impressive program for your auditions and I will help you to gain the skills to impress the professionals. We can even set goals, deadlines or concert dates according to your ambitions. Whether you want to become a professional soloist or a great entertainer for your friends and an understander of music, we can have a plan together to bring you there. I will help you enjoy music and the cello playing trough the whole journey.
Cello · Music theory · Music theory lessons
My lessons are based especially in the development of three points: -Enjoy the musical experience -Technique -Comprehension of musical language To reach the first point, it is important to integrate the other two points into our experience with the instrument and with music. Understanding "What are we listening to" and "What are we playing" is the main tool that we will develop in the lessons. I always keep in mind the musical influences of each student, and I am respectful about that. From that starting point, my priority is to expand the theoretical and practical perspective, so that learning is a motivating experience. -Classical and Flamenco guitar -Popular and folk music -Songwriters who wants to develop their composition techniques
Guitar · Music theory · Flamenco music
Trusted teacher: This lesson is to understand and expand knowledge of music theory. We can go into very basics, modern/jazz music or classical music. My goal as teacher is to adapt the lessons, lessons and tools to yours skill and your final propuse. We will learn to analyse pieces, write/compose music and how to use this knowledge practically.
Music theory · Jazz music · Music theory lessons
Hello, My name is Alex, and I am a recent music graduate (1st level Bachelors) from the United Kingdom now based in Rotterdam. I am looking for bass guitar students ranging from absolute beginners, up to intermediate players. I have a wealth of both live, and studio experience in my ten years of playing bass, and am well versed in a broad range of contemporary musical styles! Examples of activities which can be covered when studying with me include: •A deep study of a variety of musical styles on the electric bass guitar. •Development of groove and rhythm. •Bassline composition and studio tricks. •Ear training. •Music theory is applicable to the bass guitar. •Instrument set-up and maintenance. •Introduction to Jazz music. My overall aim is to help you to find your sound as a bassist, and to broaden your horizons while keeping it all fun and engaging! If you wish to book a lesson with me, you can contact me via Apprentus. I hope to hear from you soon, Happy bassing! 🎸
Bass guitar · Music theory
Trusted teacher: I am a professional cellist, educator, and composer working in various fields of music and art creation and performance. My lessons are open for everyone who wants to gain extra knowledge and experience in cello playing, making their own music, improvisation techniques, and music theory. I adapt each lesson to your own personal preference regarding the level of your experience and desired outcomes over a specified period in time. I have experience working with students of all ages and across different music genres. Please, feel free to contact me if you have any questions. I would be happy to provide you with all the additional information!
Cello · Music theory
Trusted teacher: Since graduating at the Conservatory of Rome, teaching as well as performing has been one of my passions! I have been teaching piano for more than 8 years to students of all levels and age. I have experience with children, adults and also with students with different learning abilities. My students were always encouraged to take a step further and navigate through the world of piano under my guidance. My lessons are generally from half hour (for young children) to 1/1,5 hours. Depending on the level of the student, the lesson will include solfeggio and notions of musical theory, technique exercises and study of piano repertoire. My experience lies in classical piano repertoire, including Classicism, Baroque, Romanticism and Early Modern. I try to vary the program of my lessons and to choose the repertoire with the students, based on their taste and inclination. My teaching method is very structured and reflects the methodology taught in Conservatories, Music Academies and Universities. It is aimed at creating a solid basis to prepare for exams and auditions as well as giving the instruments for independent study. This type of method is of course suited also for amateur pianists too, who just want to play in their spare time - it will give them the opportunity to check their practice and receive relevant advice. Aside from the technique, participation, passion and fun are also fundamental! I pace each lesson to the needs and the preparation of the students, listen to their requests and choose with them the right path to follow. All my students are always satisfied with the relaxed and inspiring atmosphere of our lessons!
Piano · Music theory · Keyboard (music)
Trusted teacher: Hi, I'm Valeria and I offer flexible vocal lessons depending on your taste, your knowledge, your interests, etc. so you can HAVE FUN and also music theory lessons such as jazz harmony or solfege. I studied Jazz & Modern Music a couple of years at Conservatori del Liceu in Barcelona and now I'm in Codarts doing Pop Vocals. Contact me for any doubts!
Voice (music) · Music theory