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Composition lessons - Learn how to compose music in any style.

This class is for anyone, musicians or non-musicians, professionals or amateurs, who want to discover how to express themselves through music.

In these lessons, you will be able to learn how to compose your own music, where to get inspiration from and all the specific possibilities of each instrument. Additionally, you will develop a "personalised compositional toolbox", which will enhance your unique style. You can master any of the following musical areas:

- Classical music.
- Songwriting.
- Electronic music production (any style).
- Music for Cinema and Video-Games.
- Music installations and generative music (on Max MSP).

Extra information

- You will just need your own laptop (if you prefer old-school, paper is also fine!)
- Keyboard might be helpful but not essential

Location

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:English, Portuguese

About Me

I'm a Portuguese composer based in Amsterdam. I'm composition guest teacher at the Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts (Tilburg) and the Young Composer in Residence at Casa da Música (Porto), during 2020.

My music studies started when I was 3 years and during my path, I learned how to play piano and bassoon. I love to teach music and I have been doing it actively since 2014. I experienced teaching Ear Training and Choir to young children but also Composition and Music Theory to adults.

My music has been played in various halls around Europe, in venues as Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, OrgelPark (Amesterdam), AMUZ (Antwerp), KORZO (Den Haag), Casa da Música (Porto), Castelo Sforzesco (Milan), Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (Lisbon) and Muziekgebouw Frits Philips (Eindhoven).

Education

Master in Music Composition - Conservatorium van Amsterdam
Bachelor in Music Composition - ESMAE (Porto, Portugal)
Complementary Music Course - instruments: Bassoon/Piano - AMCC (Porto, Portugal)

Experience / Qualifications

- Young Composer in Residence, at Casa da Música (Porto) 2020.
- Guest teacher at the Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts (Tilburg) | Master of Music (from October 2019 to June 2020).
- Private composition lessons for 5 years.
- Performing artist at the Memorabele Momenten (MEMO) - Amsterdam. Working with children between 0-5 years old (since 2019).
- 3rd prize of the competition "SIMM New Music for harpsichord 2018”, in Milan, Italy, with the piece "Three Deadly Causes".
- Soundtrack for the the short-movie “Reminiscência”, winner of the 1st prize of Sophia Student Prize - Portuguese Academy of Cinema, in the experimental category.
- Selection for the international composition workshop “The Times Academy” with the HERMES ensemble, in Antwerp.
- Selection for the program “Talent Operas”, part of the Opera Forward Festival ’19, where I premiered my opera “Alma Grande”, at the Dutch National Opera & Ballet.

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