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Creative bass guitar lessons where the songs are central

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Bass guitar lessons with a holistic, "all-round" character.

We will practice the lessons together and we will use your best songs for this. I believe that if you have deep emotional contact with a piece of music, the learning process will also become faster, cozier and smoother!

Our main themes:

- technique and overview of the bass (where?)
- general music theory, ear training (why?)
- creative improvisation and composition (what?)
- rhythm, tempo, phrasing and feeling (how?)

For adults and teenagers, lessons last 1 hour. For all levels from absolute beginner to conservatory level.

Extra information

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You need an instrument and if we are at your home, also an amplifier.
* Due to a busy schedule, I can only go to your home from September 2021 if you live in the Amsterdam West district (so within a radius of approx. 3 km).

Location

At teacher's location: Slotermeer-Noordoost, 1063 Amsterdam, Nederland
At student's location: Around Amsterdam, 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:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:Dutch, English, Hungarian

About Me

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Dear Prospective Student,

My teaching practice came about as a form of practice and self-development about a decade ago. After relocating to the Netherlands and finishing my second BA in Jazz Bass guitar at the Amsterdam Conservatory, step-by-step I worked out my own method based on my experiences as a performer of popular, progressive and jazz music, feedback from my most loyal students and observing my favorite music teachers both in person and online. I like to keep my exercises interactive and up-to-date!

The special feature of my lessons is that they are 100% tailored to the student's own music taste, learning style and level of experience - I firmly believe that a deep emotional connection with the material being studied makes learning more fun and much easier!
Aside from the essential ear training and technique exercises I urge everyone to explore their creativity (building their own grooves, learning about songwriting or playing improvisation games) and deepen their very own musical taste.

- It's a holistic approach, but with an eye for little details. -

Looking forward to seeing you,

Rita

Education

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- Franz Liszt Academy of Music - BA Jazz Bass Guitar
- Conservatorium van Amsterdam - BA Jazz Bass Guitar (performing and teaching)
- CodArts Rotterdam - MA in Music Therapy (currently in my 3rd year)

Experience / Qualifications

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- 9 years of experience in giving private lessons / workshops in bass guitar and ear training,
- Performer for adults and tiny ones since 2008,
- Composer, arranger and bassist for prog-punk-chamber ensemble Barmy FiveSeveN,
- Lifelong Music Theory and Music Psychology nerd.

Reviews (10)

My first class with Rita was great. She was very patient and willing to listen to my requests. I'm looking forward to continuing my bass journey with her.
I really enjoyed my first lesson with Rita. I had lots of fun and also learned a lot!
Friendly and accessable
Great bass teacher. My first lesson was a lot of fun and I learned a lot. I am already looking forward to the second session with Rita!
Had a great lesson with Rita, she teaches in a very structured, well thought-through manner. There's room for everything during the lessons: technique, intonation, articulation, rhythm exercises and even simple jamming. I wholeheartedly recommend lessons with Rita!
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