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Violin and Viola lessons for children and adults in Amsterdam

Violin & Viola lessons are for anyone who wishes to start playing, continue or rusume studying, for both children and adults.
​I combine various practices which I believe create a greater whole. I teach basic to advance techniques in reprtoire which corresponds with the student's personality and ranges from classical to contemporary, improvisation, world, folk, pop, rock and more.
I combine repertoire with improvisation, composition, movement and other an interdicsiplinary manner.
My method is personal and about listening to the student wishes and ideas. If you're intrigued, I'd be happy to play, teach and exchange ideas with you!

About me - I've graduated BA in Viola from The Jerusalem Academy for Music and Dance and BA and MA in Composition at The Royal Conservatory including an Erasmus semester at MIAM, ITU, Istanbul.
I was born in 1986 in Israel. Currently I live in Amsterdam.
I play viola, compose acoustic and electronic music (often involving theater and film), draw faces and make large-scale collages out of them, dance, research and experiment with movement & music, make performance-art, sing, improvise, make videos, write about my dreams, write poetry, perform as a soloist and with ensembles, initiate and taka part in many musical and cross-art collaborations.

Location

At student's location: Around Amsterdam, Netherlands
At teacher's location: Jacob van Wassenaar Obdamstraat, 1057 Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Skills:
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:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Dutch

About Me

Violist, composer, improviser, electronics musician, movement researcher, visual artist. Experience as solo Violist, ensemble leader and member, collaborator, composer, music educator and movement researcher and performer in classical, contemporary, electronic, folk and popular music, improvisation, theater, video and film.

Education

2009-2015 Graduate BA and MA in Composition, The Royal Conservatory, The Hague, Netherlands.
Research and thesis: Laban Movement Analysis in Music, supervised by Alexandra Baybutt Including 6 years of minor Viola studies.
2014-2015 MA Composition and Sonic Arts studies, MIAM, ITU, Istanbul (Erasmus+)
2008-2009 Viola MA studies, The Jerusalem Academy for Music and Dance, Jerusalem, Israel.
2004-2008 Graduate BA in Viola, The Jerusalem Academy for Music and Dance, Jerusalem, Israel.
Including: Interdisciplinary Composition BA studies, Rimon Academy for Jazz and Contemporary Music, Tel-Aviv; Sculpture studies in The School for Visual Theater, Jlm; Drawing studies in Betzal’el Academy for Fine Arts, Jlm;

Experience / Qualifications

I play viola, compose acoustic and electronic music (often involving theater and film), draw faces and make large-scale collages out of them, dance, research and experiment with movement & music, make performance-art, sing, improvise, make videos, write about my dreams, write poetry, perform as a soloist and with ensembles, initiate and take part in many musical and cross-art collaborations (see my ensembles Zvov, Trioduo, Ghom, MavaRoz).
I like performing (almost) in any genre of music as long as I feel connected to the music. I play classical, contemporary, electronic, folk and pop music, improvise in various styles and like a lot to expand the medium by using as well theater / dance / visuals and text.
I've graduated BA in Viola from The Jerusalem Academy for Music and Dance and BA and MA in Composition at The Royal Conservatory including an Erasmus semester at MIAM, ITU, Istanbul.
I was born in 1986 in Israel. Currently I live in Amsterdam.

Reviews (5)

It a really kind and patient teacher!
Great teacher for adults learning how to play!
Our first lesson was an exploration of the feeling of holding the viola and the bow and of playing some notes pizzicato and with the bow. Maya was enthusiastic, patient and flexible in adapting to what I could and wanted to try. Her calm approach (letting learning sink in, allowing a process of getting used to the playing and learning) made me feel very comfortable and inspired!
Maya was very motivating and explanatory, with a pleasant and patient attitude. I'm looking forward to our next class!
I really enjoyed my first lesson with Maya. The lesson was very relaxed, but at the same time she gave great guidance as to where I could begin to improve my technique.
Composition lessons are for anyone who wishes to compose music, for any instrument, emsemble and/or electronics music. My teaching method combines various approaches and styles, supporting practice with theoretical knowledge, and most important developing creativity and helping the student in making their imagionary visions come real. For each student a different palate of tools is offered, according to the student's musical wishes and ambitions. I teach the basis of western-music composition - theory, harmony, counterpoint, score-reading, solfege, rhythm, analysis and more. Further I suggest broad overview of world, jazz, pop, new/contemporary music, various styles in electronic music (popular and experimental), improvisatory compositions, graphic notation, text and game pieces, music for theater, film and dance and interdicsiplinary works which combine music with other art fields.

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