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Piano and improvisation class and music production in Amsterdam

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From my studio at the Berlagebrug I give piano lessons to beginners and (semi) advanced students. The lessons take place on a Yamaha wing and when a piece is well under control, we can make a professional recording of it.

I myself graduated in 1992 as a musician from the Hilversum Conservatory (nowadays Conservatory of Amsterdam) in the direction of light music, or jazz and pop. So with me you learn not only to read notes, but also chord schemes and - if you want - improvisation. Or we search together for a song that you would like to play and make a nice adaptation of it. Together we first look at exactly what you want to learn and align the curriculum.

I can also help you learn how to compose and produce. I work with Pro Tools and Logic Pro X.

For classical piano lessons, I would rather refer you to someone else.

Location

At teacher's location: Schollenbrugstraat, 1091 EZ Amsterdam, Nederland

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Age:
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
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Duration:
30 minutes
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The class is taught in:Dutch, English

About Me

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I graduated in 1992 as a pianist LM from the Hilversum Conservatory. From this period to the present I have always given a lot of piano lessons. Usually private, but also at a number of music schools. And both children and adults. I currently give private lessons and at the Music School Badhoevedorp, and I also teach one afternoon a week at the Conservatory in Haarlem (composition by image).
Also played in all kinds of bands with different repertoire (pop, jazz, R & B, funk, rock and Brazilian) and spent a lot of time in studios to play and produce.
Immediately after the conservatory I started - besides this work - also composing and producing music for artists and for TV commercials and leaders, something I still enjoy doing.
My heart is in jazz and pop music, in the broadest sense of the word, but since I also had years of classical lessons, I can also teach classical music very well. When teaching, I start from the pupil's interest and adjust the curriculum as much as possible, in addition to the things that the pupils have to learn to master anyway, such as solfege, leaf reading, technology, etc. I encourage as much as possible that they themselves come up with songs they want to play and when they like it I teach them to play chords and read and improvise. And some students I also learn with Pro Tools or Logic work. The most important thing is that they come to the lessons with pleasure and go home inspired!

Education

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Barlaeus Gymnasium Amsterdam (no diploma), Evening course Contardo Ferrini Amsterdam (VWO, diploma), Hilversum Conservatory (now Conservatorium van Amsterdam, diploma)

Experience / Qualifications

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1992 - present:

Piano / keyboards (including Gung-Ho, Sambista, Piece of Cake, Sonny's Inc and many others, and many studio work and sessions)

Teacher piano (private / music school)

1994 - present

Owner Freshbeat Studio, Amsterdam (Music & sound by image, commission music for commercials, leaders and online campaigns, composer for different artists)

2008 - 2012

Partner MOST Original Soundtracks, Amsterdam (Music at commercials, TV leaders and online campaigns)

2013 - present

Freshbeat Acoustic (An online collection with acoustic stock music for use in commercials, drama series and feature films)

2018 - present

Teacher music with radio, television and internet
Conservatory InHolland Haarlem

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