Music theory lessons in United States
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Trusted teacher: Holds “Master of Music in Performance & Pedagogy”. More than 40 years teaching experiences both in China and U.S. More than 20 years as a symphony conductor both in China and U.S. Will teach all levels & prepare for school or area music competitions, as well as collage entrance auditions. Emphasize on balances of all learning aspects – basic solfege ear training & sight reading, left hand & right hand techniques as well as musical expressions. Adapt to your individual need & promote the maximum advancement. Emphasize on the enjoyment of music making.
What do you love to listen to? How do you create music that expresses the music that has deeply influenced you? The "how do you create that" is where technique, or music theory, shapes what compels you. There are a variety of techniques because there are a variety of sound possibilities (jazz, rock, classical, etc.). "In order to create that" music in your head, the basics of music have to be learned: pitch and rhythmical relationships. The most basic examples of pitch relationships are melody and harmony. If my availability works, I will gladly take in anyone who desires to explore all the basics and beyond. I greatly hope that any student considering lessons will read all of the information provided about myself on Apprentus. I will not begin a lesson with any student who does not answer the first five questions. Now, I believe I've covered enough ground for potential students to understand what my lessons will be about. So for now... enjoy the sounds and Au revoir!
Music composition · Music theory
Nico Rios - Caldas$25.47
Trusted teacher: I am very good with begginers, undestanding the fretboard, how to construct chords and creating melodys. My goal is that you will recognize the instrument in every field of music, from rock to jazz, throw metal, blues even classical and maybe learning some spanish why not!
Music theory · Rock
Louis - Longueuil, 10$22.65
Hello, Professor with experience and diploma of professional musician, offers courses of polystyle guitar (Classical, Bossa nova, jazz, gypsy, rock and metal), the courses and their contents will be adapted to the wishes of the student, but harmony, solfege, rhythm, ear, improvisation and history of the guitar are the unmistakable characteristics of my lessons, all presented in the least academic and spontaneous form possible so that the student develops a concrete interest for this infinity that is the music. Looking forward to reading you ! Louis,
Guitar · Jazz music · Music theory
Learn how to play the piano through composition! My unique and comprehensive music lesson curriculum is a fun, challenging, and exciting way to learn. Lessons include piano performance, theory, composition, analysis, and listening. Take lessons today to develop total musicianship and a lifelong love of music.
Piano · Music theory · Music composition
As a cello player you must know how important is having a perfect technique not only to play in the correct form but to avoid body injuries. I am going to teach you these skills from the very beginning of cello emergence until nowadays. You only have to contact me to ask for your preferences.
Music teacher training · Music theory · Cello
Melanie - Montreal, 10$62.01
Trusted teacher: By Skype / facetime or Messenger, learn how to write a song. The basics to write the lyrics of your songs effectively. Creativity exercise to get you out of the blank page. Tonic accents, text-music report. Melody work with exercises, find the right tone for her voice. Several tips from the song composer profession. 20 years of experience in music education. I have written for several recognized artists through the years. example: Petula Clark My philosophy, learn in pleasure! At pleasure1
Carlyne - Montreal, 10$27.19
Trusted teacher: Graduated from the UQAM Film Studies DESS, I also completed a Bachelor's degree in Music and Musicology at the University of Burgundy (France). I teach music theory for all levels; from the explanation of what is a major range to writing techniques and classical or jazz harmony. These courses will help you better understand, among other things, what are the agreements that follow each other and why, and help you in your compositions.
Dany - Montreal, 10$22.65
Trusted teacher: Former student at the Conservatory of Versailles in France in the class of Saskia Lethiec, I had the opportunity to be part of many student and amateur orchestras in Violin I: - Orchestra of the Sorbonne in Paris - Orchestra of the Universities of Paris - Orchestra of the University of Copenhagen in Denmark - Sinfonia Ensemble of Montreal Passionate about orchestra and the teaching of my instrument, all along my musical journey I had the opportunity to transmit my knowledge in violin and music theory especially to the youngest (10-15 years old). My method: As for young students, for me learning the violin must be a discovery in every class. The child must be amazed by the beauty of the music each time he vibrates his instrument. This curiosity must be enriched day by day during his daily work and I want my classes to allow them to learn the instrument in the joy of discovering their own sensations! As for adults, I want to provide them with the means to progress independently from day to day, always becoming aware of their body. It is important for me that the adult can develop his inner listening to help him progress on the quality of his accuracy and phrasing.
Music theory · Violin
Trusted teacher: Offers guitar lessons, general music theory, jazz theory and / or audio production (use of various audio recording, mixing and mastering software). I can move if there is a metro near the destination. For audio production courses, you must have your own hardware (if you do not have one I can make free software recommendations).
Children's music · Computer generated music · Music theory
Trusted teacher: I'm a professional harpist from France, passionate about the harp since I'm a child, it would be a pleasure to share and help you to learn more about this beautiful instrument. I taught 8 years when I was living in Belgium and I always loved sharing my knowledge about the harp with my student. I like the lessons to be enjoyed by them and their way of doing things.
Music theory · Children's music · Harp
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João - The Hague, Netherlands$38.76
Trusted teacher: I have a master degree in music composition at the Royal Conservatoire Den Haag. I have been working in music composition for 10 year. This is a class where you are going to learn how to work with your own composition ideas as well get acquaintance to new composition tools and approach. This is open for different types of music approach: - contemporary classical music - electronic music production/Ableton (any style you want) - Music for Cinema (theory and how to do mockups with samples) -Generative Music (Using max/msp and reaktor)
Computer generated music · Music composition · Music theory
Vinicius - Amstelveen, Netherlands$54.26
Trusted teacher: Hello, my name is Vinicius, I am a Brazilian Biologist and I am completing my Masters in Neuroscience at VU Amsterdam. I have been playing guitar since I was 11 and I have been teaching the instrument for almost 10 years now. I believe that motivating the student and helping him to integrate the instrument into his daily routine is the most important role that a teacher can do. My methodology is the flipped-classroom and I use the Google Classroom platform: every week, I will write a study guide with details of what we discussed during class + references (videos/blogs/books). This can be used by the student to study carefully at their own pace. During our next class, we will discuss the points you had the most difficulty and advance your knowledge further. I can also record videos and write essays from scratch specifically for you, whenever the material is not available online. About me I learned to play the guitar on my own - later in life I had classical training at university (singing, piano and classical guitar). I play Fingerstyle guitar, popularized by artists like Andy McKee, Tommy Emmanuel and Antoine Dufour, which consists of playing melody, harmony and percussion at the same time.
Learning & study skills · Guitar · Music theory
Martha - Berlin, Germany$28.79
Trusted teacher: I want to help you realize your full potential as a singer and to guide and encourage you as you progress. I am a very motivated singing teacher, vocal coach and Singer with an extensive academic background in singing. I was educated in classical at the conservatories of Vienna and Berlin and in modern singing at the conservatory of Barcelona. I have 18 years of professional experience and am experienced in a range of styles, including classical, musical, jazz, modern and flamenco. As a vocal coach, I can help you to prepare performances, recordings, and for auditions. Singing lessons are individually tailored to suit you, your objectives, and your voice. Due to increasing demand for online lessons they are offered via Skype, from the comfort of your home and according to your own schedule. Please let me know your needs and availability
Singing · Voice (music) · Music theory
Ryo - Mitte, Germany$11.07
Trusted teacher: Ukulele tuition from complete beginners to advanced. (Electric & Acoustic Guitar tuition is also available) "Any songs" ・Justin Bieber - As Long As You Love Me ・Taylor Swift - We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together ・Oasis - Don't Look Back In Anger etc. "Any Styles" ・Rock・Blues・ Jazz・Funk(Groove)・Classical Guitar etc. "Whatever Licks and Other Techniques" ・Strumming patterns ・Hammer-ons ・Pull-offs ・Sheet Music ・Voice Training for the guitarist etc. Lesson 1: ・Turning ・How to hold the guitar / Plectrum ・How to put your fingers in order ・Single note melodies etc. Lesson 2: ・Open Chords ・Strumming patterns ・Guitar diagrams / Tab etc. Lesson 3: ・Record your guitar playing ・Capo / transposing ・Power Chords etc. Lessons are always for students and will be tailored to you. it's not brain surgery. it's going to be a lot of fun and move up to next level. I can travel to your house or you come to my place. Also Skype lesson would be available. Any further questions, please feel free to ask. Thanks for reading and look forward to working with you. You can't afford to miss it!!
Music theory · Guitar · Ukulele
Katalin - Paris, France$48.73
Trusted teacher: Opera singer, singing teacher and pianist (from the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, CNSM in Paris, Lyric Training Center of the Opera Bastille), Music Therapist, gives high quality music lessons. Teaching music, singing or piano is a passion for me. A real human exchange, an imaginary journey. My goal is to make you want to play sing, learn music, give confidence and awaken your curiosity. I will be happy to share and convey my enthusiasm with you. Katalin Opera singer singing teacher, pianist (Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Budapest, CNSM Paris, and Opera Studio of Paris Bastille). Teaching is a passion for me, i love it !!! I would like to share my knowledge and my passion for music with others.
Piano · Singing · Music theory
Tom - Berlin, Germany$32.11
Trusted teacher: I am an experienced guitarist with a focus in jazz, blues and folk. I was a professor at the Jazz and popular music program at the University of Arts and Sciences of Chiapas (UNICACH) for 5 years and graduated from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. I have worked with many important figures of the jazz world such as Hans Glawischnig, Jochen Rueckert, Eivind Opsvik and many others. The lessons may cover variety of topics depending on your needs. The most common concepts I teach are: basic and advanced guitar technique, reading, Jazz improvisation Composition and Theory applicable to all instruments. I also teach music production ( Ableton Live, Logic, MaxMSP)
Music theory · Guitar · Jazz music
Trusted teacher: Professional saxophonist eager to teach and work to make the best of yourself! Classes are for all levels, children or adults. We follow a working method where you will develop in a continuous and deep way your musicality, way of playing, expressiveness and technique. -------------------------------------------------- ---------------------- Raúl is a Spanish saxophonist who finished his MASTER DIDACTIC in 2018 in the Ecole Supérieure des Arts in Mons. Before, he also followed a MASTER of INTERPRETATION at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels (2015-2017) in the class of Alain Crepin and Simon Diricq. He studied at the "Musikene" (Higher Conservatory of Music of the Basque Country) with Eric Devallon, Tomás Jérez, Antonio Felipe Belijar and Miguel Ángel Lorente. Passionate about multidisciplinary artistic creation, he thinks of mixing all the arts in the same show as an aesthetic finality. This type of research has been observed in his project for his final master's recital in Brussels where he created a project based on Maslow's theory of human needs hierarchy where he mixes live, recorded music from the dance, light effects and effects under the name of "according to Maslow ..." At the level of his career as a concert artist, he has played in different ensembles (solo, duet, trio, quartet, orchestra ...) and different countries such as Japan ("Suono Italia" 2010), Belgium (2016 Musiq3 Festival) ), Artonov Festival at BOZAR in 2016 ...), France (Dax 2011 chamber music festival) or Spain (Quincena Musical Music Festival 2015, Aste Nagusia 2015, Heineken Jazzaldia 2014, Kutxa Festival 2015, Intercentros Melómano 2010).
Music history · Music theory · Saxophone
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, and after all this time i developed a way of theaching music without following methods but working based on what the student needs to develop his/her potential.
Music theory · Jazz music · Guitar
Wouter - Utrecht, Netherlands$57.58
Trusted teacher: Hello (future) musician! Do you also have a song in your head that you would like to play? Always wanted to play electric or acoustic guitar or bass guitar? Have you never touched a string, or are you advanced and looking for new challenges? I have been giving guitar lessons since 2007 with great pleasure. In addition to these private lessons, I worked at the Guitar Academy in Amsterdam, at Muziekles Den Bosch and at Art in Music in Utrecht, next to my work as an executive musician. I studied at the Rockacademie in Tilburg and Musicology at Utrecht University. Broad interests, reflected in the hoevelheid styles I play and education (from pop and rock to salsa, tango and gypsy to metal and jazz). I also give solfège and music theory. It does not matter how exotic your interest, I can help you get better! In addition, I can choose and arrange songs for you, so that there is no limit to your imagination: learn to play what you want to learn to play. These lessons are not given in a large, impersonal music school: lesson duration and lesson dates are discussed and are flexible. Personal and smooth, easier for everyone. Besides guitar enthusiast teaching is a big passion of mine, and I think that is essential to be able to offer good lessons. Whether I teach you how to play your first songs in a few lessons, or whether we are going to pick up some tough pieces, it is a pleasant and productive learning process. Lessons in Wittevrouwen, Utrecht or at extra cost at home. If you have questions, mail or call!
Bass guitar · Music theory · Guitar
Zara - Amsterdam, Netherlands$62.01
Trusted teacher: Dear parents and students, I am a professional singer and pianist from Hong Kong, having more than 10 years of experience in music teaching. I graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor degree in music, Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel with a Master degree in classical singing (cum laude) and also the Post-master degree in classical singing. I am currently an opera singer working with conductors and directors from houses and studios such as Lyric Opera Studio Weimar, Komische Oper Berlin and Royal Opera House. I am a holder of Licentiate Trinity College of London (LTCL) vocal and piano performance certificates, both with distinctions. Besides, I am a holder of ABRSM Grade 8 music theory certificate with merit. I have given singing and piano lessons to students ranging from 2 to 40 years of age. Very happily, all of them had obtained distinctions at their ABRSM exams, some of them also won first prize at competitions. However, I do not teach music because of this. Distinctions and prizes are bonuses, but most importantly, I hope my students can enjoy and understand music. For beginners, I focus very much on building basic techniques, but I also share my knowledge about music history and theory when they need. For more advanced students, I teach more about musicality and music presentation, alongside with basic techniques. Since I grow up at one of the best English schools in Hong Kong, I can communicate in English very fluently without accent. Besides English, Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese are my mother tongues. I can also speak some simple German. I am confident that I will provide my students the best learning experience.
Music theory · Piano · Singing
Trusted teacher: This course is for anyone that's interested to play the saxophone at any level, from the very beginners to students interested in more advanced topics such as improvisation, both in unconventional ways or more founded on the tradition of Jazz. The course will be adapted to the pupils goals and level, with a demanding but not overpowering approach. The frequency can also be optimized to the pupil's necessities: weekly, bi-weekly or monthly (not less). I believe that the main goal of a mentor should ultimately to make the pupil become his own teacher and establish an empatic two-way learning process.
Saxophone · Music theory · Jazz music
Trusted teacher: Private and semi-private violin lessons in Lausanne and surroundings, for beginners and intermediate level. Course available for all ages, for children, teens and adults. Opportunity to move to the students in the canton of Vaud. I can give the course in French, Spanish and English. It is also possible to give solfege and music theory classes. I am a violinist graduated at the Music School of Lausanne. I will continue my studies with a Master's degree in the same institution. My goal in this class is to share with you my love for music. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me.
Violin · Music theory · Children's music
Alex - Halfweg, Netherlands$50.94
Trusted teacher: My approach to teaching drums is focused on developing a strong understanding of rhythm in general and applying it on the drum set. I will customise my teaching approach to your needs, depending on the level of your playing and your musical desires. I'll give my best in each lesson to guide you step-by-step into becoming a better musician/drummer. You can learn about: - Polyrhythms - Groove - Technique - Macro & micro timing - Drum sounds for different genres/applications - Controlling dynamics between different limbs - Rhythm singing (konnakol) - Reading complex musical notations - Composing mathematically harmonious/inharmonious rhythms And much more... Starting from beginner, up to experienced drummers. I'm also giving rhythm lessons to non-drummers, just to anyone interested in getting to know more about the rhythmical concepts of South India - the most advanced rhythmic system on planet Earth!
Music theory · Sound (music) · Drums
Trusted teacher: * Private piano lessons for kids 4+ years and adults * One-to-one and group lessons for ages 3 and 3,5 to develop piano playing skills with songs, rhythm games and fun activities * Lessons in English or Turkish * Piano recital at the end of school year * Preparation for London College of Music piano exams upon request
Piano · Children's music · Music theory