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Music Production and Theory: Everything you need to know.

My name is Marco, and I am an Italian composer and sound designer working and living in Amsterdam. I studied Classical and Experimental Composition at the Conservatory, and then Communication Sciences and Technologies, and Sound Design at the University. After that, I spent the last 8 years producing music and sounds for advertisement, short movies, tv shows, documentaries, theatre, art installations, and so on.
This gave me a broad knowledge of how to write music in every different style, and how to do that fast.

This class starts with my experience, but I really want the students to build their own personalized plan, choosing on which of these areas to focus on:
-Film Scoring
-Sound Design
-Music Theory
-Arranging for Orchestra
-Solfège
-Introduction to Piano
-Introduction to Music Softwares (DAWs) and Plugins
-Electronic Music and Beats Production

If you need to take lessons at certain times excluded from my timetable feel free to contact me anyways and let's see what we can arrange.

Hope to hear from you soon!
Cheers :)

Location

At teacher's location: Boomstraat, 1015 Amsterdam, Netherlands
At student's location: Around Amsterdam, Netherlands

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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:English, Italian

About Me

My name is Marco, and I am an Italian composer and sound designer working and living in Amsterdam. I studied Classical and Experimental Composition at the Conservatory, and then Communication Sciences and Technologies, and Sound Design at the University. After that I spent the last 8 years producing music and sounds for advertisement, short movies, tv shows, documentaries, theatre, art installations, and so on.
This gave me a broad knowledge on how to write music in every different style, and how to do that fast.

Education

Classical and Experimental Composition, Santa Cecilia Conservatory, Rome 10/10
Communications Sciences and Technologies, La Sapienza University, Rome 110/110
Sound Design, European Institute of Design, Rome 110/110

Experience / Qualifications

• Music for “Istituto Dante Alighieri” commercial, McCann-Erickson Italy
• Music for short movie “Specchio D'Acqua”, in competition at the 48 Hours
Film Project, directed by Fabio Fodaro
• Music for the play “La Castellana” written by G. Manfridi and
performed during the festival “Contaminazioni”, Accademia Nazionale d'Arte
Drammatica “Silvio D'Amico”
• Sound Design for the installation by artist Donato Piccolo, Personal Exhibition
“Instabile Reversibile”, Galerie Mario Mazzoli, Berlin
• Sound Designer and Music Consultant for “Clan Factory” promotional video
• Sound Design for the project “The Dreamcatcher”, by artist Alice Schivardi
• Music for the documentary “All'Ombra di una Carovana”, directed by Luca
Morelli
• Sound Design for the project “Accoglienza”, by artist Alice Schivardi
• Additional music for short movie “Il Cielo Non Cade”, directed by
Domenico Laddaga and selected at Festival de Cannes Short Film Corner
• Collaboration at the project “Equazione Uno”, by artist Alice Schivardi
• Sound Design for the installation by artist Donato Piccolo exhibited at “Meet In Town” festival, Auditorium “Parco della Musica”, Rome
• Music and Sound Design for IPad App “ADAM Art Magazine”, directed by Luigi Vernieri
• Music for short movie “Di Lavoro Si Muore”, directed by Aureliano Amadei
• Musica for short movie “Lo Chiamano Amore”, directed by Domenico Laddaga
• Music for pilote episode of “Prosopon” series, directed by Domenico Laddaga
• Music for Toyota promotional video, Saatchi&Saatchi Italy
• Music and Sound Design for Menarini “Sbruf” commercial, McCann-Erickson Italy
• Co-founder of Spettro Sonoro production studios in Rome
• Music and Sound Design for Poste Italiane “Paco” commercial, McCann-Erickson
Italy
• Music for “Il Mondo in un Minuto”, La RepubblicaTV
• Music for Poste Italiane “Vediamoci in Poste” commercial, McCann-Erickson Italy
• Music for the play “Hamlet Project” directed by Patrizio Cigliano and
performed at Teatro Dell'Orologio, Rome
• Music for Médecins Sans Frontières “Vogliamo essere gli eredi dei tuoi
desideri piu grandi” promotional video
• Music and Sound Design for Poste Mobile “Creami” commercial, Aleteia Communication
• Music and Sound Design for Fiorucci “A Table Longer than 150 Years” commercial, McCann-Erickson Italy
• Music for Basilicata region promotional video “Vulture”, directed by Angelo Chiacchio and Walter Molfese
• Music and Sound Design for Poste Italiane “Poste Interactive” commercial, McCann- Erickson Italy
• Sound Design for Nokia “Telco Cloud” commercial
• Music for the play “Piccole Donne” directed by Selene Gandini and
performed at Teatro Dell'Orologio, Rome
• Composition of “Still Ballet” for Tenor Sax and Electronic Music, performed at
Auditorium “Parco della Musica” during the festival “Contro – Spazio Elettronico”
• Music and Sound Design for Poste Italiane “Infofl 2015” commercial, McCann- Erickson Italy
• Music for “21 Gradi” web series, directed by Donatella Altieri, Andrea Beluto, Bernardo Bricca, Angelo Callerame, Andrea Cancellario, Giulio de Arcangelis,
Dario Ferrari, Luigi Tilocca
• Sound Design for Poste Mobile “Creami Young 35” commercial
• Sound Designer e Music Consultant for Total Erg “Box
Piu” promotional video, Scholze&Friends Agency
• Music and Sound Design for Villeroy&Boch commercial
• Music for short movie “Quando a Roma Nevica”, directed by Andrea
Baroni, selected at Aubagne Film Festival 2016 for Best Music Award
• Music for Protezione Civile Italiana promotional video, D&D Production
• Composition of “To Water, And Back.” for Piano, Clarinet, Flute, Violin,
Viola and Cello performed by Imago Sonora Ensemble during the PlayIt Festival
at Teatro Verdi, Florence
• Music for short movie “Défection”, directed by Domenico Laddaga and
selected at Festival de Cannes Short Film Corner
• Music for Olympic Committee Roma 2024 “Correndo Verso Un Sogno” promotional video, Amanita Media Production
• Music for Trentino region “Giudicarie” promotional video, directed by Angelo Chiacchio
• Music for the documentary “Secche di Tor Paterno Natural Reserve”, D&D Production
• Music for the documentary “I Ciacca”, directed by Rachele Brancatisano
• Music and Sound Design for Gay Center “Gay Helpline” commercial, directed by
Marco Missano
• Music for short movie “Essere Umano”, in competition at the 48 Hours Film
Project, directed by Andrea Baroni
• Music and Sound Design for Olympic Committee Roma 2024 “Quel Tempo è
Oggi” promotional video, Amanita Media Production
• Music for Tv Programme “Lookmaker Academy – L'Offcina della Bellezza”, airing on Sky 1, Amanita Media Production
• Music and Sound Design for Poste Italiane “Infofl 2016” commercial, McCann- Erickson Italy
• Music for the play “Amoressia” written by F. Cervigni and directed by Terry Paternoster, performed at Teatro Patologico, Rome
• Music and Sound Design for Enel “Sostenibilità” promotional video, Kepler Production, Roma
• Music for BBC docu-fction “Dark Waters”, recorded by Bulgarian National Radio
Symphony Orchestra, U-Film Production
• Music supervision for brand new channel “Fight Network Italia”, Amanita Media Production
• Sound Design for Poste Italiane “Poste Vita” commercial, Kepler Production
• Music for the play “Le Avventure di Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie”, directed
by Chiara Noschese and performed at Teatro Nazionale, Milan
• Sound Design for Sigmatau commercial, Kepler Production
• Sound Design for BNP Paribas “Rental Solutions” commercial, Kepler Production
• Sound Design for Poste Italiane commercial, Kepler Production
• Music for Charlie Temple TV commercial, Made.For.Digital Production, Amsterdam
• Music for “Osu” short video, Mr.Frank Production, directed by Judith Veenendaal, Amstedam
• Sound Design for Poste Previdenza commercial, Kepler Production
• Sound Design for Forvalyou commercial, Kepler Production
• Music for Ombelico Mask Academy, West Chester University
• Music for JA Resorts Dubai, Made.For.Digital Production, Amsterdam
• Music for “Io Leggo” Sky TV commercial, directed by Marco Missano, Onemore Pictures, Rome
• Sound Design for Welkom commercial, Mr.Frank Production
• Music for Weleda series of commercial, Mr.Frank Production
• Music for UNHCR Italian TV campaign, directed by Marco Missano, Filmmaster Production
• Lecturer of Composition and Sound Design for Advertisement at Santa Cecilia Conservatory, Rome
• Music for Rabobank – Passi Dutch Tv campaign, Mr.Frank Production
• Music for “Duchenne” VR charity documentary, sponsored by Goggle, directed
by Teddy Cherim, produced by Scopic
• Music for VR short video “The Womb”, directed by Yori Van Gerven, produced by Scopic
• Music and Sound Design for Grolsch series of commercial, directed by Brett De Vos, produced by The Formery
• Music for Bedetti Watches commercial, Santa Agency Production, Rome

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Marco was the absolute best! He's extremely knowledgable and has helped me greatly!! I would definitely recommend to anyone

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Greetings! I am currently studying viola performance and education at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. I also completed a Diploma in Music Education and Performance at the Royal Irish Academy of Music before coming to The Netherlands. I have had lots of experience teaching in schools and privately, and I get so much joy teaching people and helping them learn an instrument. My main goal as a teacher is to help students find their passion and love for music and for playing an instrument. I am also very practical in my approach to teaching, always trying to make things as clear as possible for each and every student to understand. When teaching young children, I find that using various different games with and without the instrument helps a lot with their understanding and development. This resonates well with their impressive abilities to play for many hours every day - something which I think is very important for young children to make the most of while they have it. My understanding of the lessons is that every student should come out with the best feeling of wanting to improve their playing, and I always try to motivate every student in whichever way works best for them. I am also very open to using different approaches when it is not working for the student, and I am known to listen very well to feedback like this. I have been teaching violin and viola for many years, and I also teach piano to an intermediate level. For those who would like to learn music theory, or improve their knowledge of the subject, I also teach that. The majority of students who start out do so on the violin, and some change to viola some time later. Some students who begin their musical journey on the violin go on to play not only viola but other stringed instruments such as cello and double bass if they grow away from the violin at any stage - so choosing violin in the beginning will certainly give you the most options.

Luís Tasso
Bassoon (Baroque/Classical and Modern), Theory, and Composition Lessons
I am a bassoonist and composer from Australia who is available to tutor in Amsterdam. I teach not only the ordinary modern bassoon but also historical performance, whether that would be on period instruments or otherwise. I am also available to tutor music theory and composition for all levels. I have won prizes in both bassoon and composition, including the Royal Schools Music Club Anniversary Scholarship, the Bendat Family Foundation Composition Scholarship, the Royal Over-Seas League Arts Travel Scholarship, and the Catholic Arts Chapman Scholarship. I have also been part of a variety of ensembles, including the MAPLE wind quintet, Tura New Music's Breaking Out Ensemble, and orchestras in Australia. I have had the incredible opportunity to write and arrange for many ensembles with very different instrumental combinations such as Piñata Percussion, the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of St George's College, and Trinity College, Perth. As a teacher, I strive to develop students to become inspired by music and to always seek a deeper understanding and appreciate of music. I am open to teaching any student so long as they can hold an instrument comfortably!

Renán
Songwriting for everyone! Discover your own musical talents!
Do you have the words but the notes are a bit harder to find? Do you think writing music can be something for you? Then my lessons are definitely for you! I am a composer and musician with experience in different genres, and also in teaching people with different backgrounds and musical interests. During our lessons we analyze the music that you find interesting and inspiring, and then we use this material to work on your own songs. I try to keep the lessons as practical as possible, so we're also going to sing a lot and play together, but we're also going to learn theory and a little music history. If you really have no experience but you have motivation, I think that's more important. We will then learn everything step by step. Just contact us and let us discover the colorful world of music together!