Drum lessons with qualified and experienced teacher - all styles, all levels
Hello! My name is Aurel and I am a French Amsterdam-based drummer. Although currently specialized in Jazz music, I have studied various esthetics, and Pop and Rock music, in particular, are part of my background (I played in several pop-rock bands). Therefore I am able to teach a broad panel of music styles. I also have many drum methods and charts at my disposal, and have experience in teaching children from the age of 6, as well as teenagers and adults. Lessons and teaching method: I always adapt to the student's tastes and learning profiles. This is why, during the first lesson, and on a regular basis afterwards, I always take time to discuss with my students (or their parents if they are very young) to figure out together the path they want or need to follow. I will use charts and methods for those who need visual support to assimilate the skills or teach by ear and by demonstrating to the ones who feel more comfortable this way. I also play electric guitar and can jam with my students, which is a great tool for developing band playing skills or simply to have a good time. For those eager to make significant progress, I offer consistent and serious monitoring, with practice recommendations. I can for instance prepare a student for an audition or an entrance exam in a conservatory. If you are willing to improve your understanding of rhythm in general, you can also benefit from my knowledge of Indian Karnatic rhythm concepts, one of the most complete traditional approaches to rhythm. Students who simply want to learn at their pace, to have fun and unwind, are definitely welcome too! About me: In addition to my jazz drums bachelor and master degrees from the conservatory of Amsterdam (CvA), which included a thorough pedagogical training and a specialization in Indian Karnatic techniques, I benefit from 4 years of experience as an employed drum teacher in two French associative music schools (Ecole de musique de Nangis and Conservatoire des Deux Rives, Moret-sur-Loing). I am also an active musician, both on the Dutch and the French scene. My trio mainly tours in France and has played at venues such as the Sunside (Paris), or participated in competitions like the Keep An Eye International Jazz Award. I am also the co-leader of the sextet Chai Masters, finalist of several European competitions (Leiden Jazz Award, Golden Jazz Trophy in Lille, France, 7 Virtual Jazz Contest). Recently, the band was part of Keep An Eye The Records's finalists (March 2022). Looking forward to meeting you and passing on my know-how to you!
High-level piano lessons by an experienced concert pianist/piano teacher
Hey! My name is Ischico and I am a concert pianist and piano teacher. With my ten years of teaching experience, I am happy to help you further with your piano skills. I think it is important that the piano lesson is motivating. Topics that are regularly covered in the lessons are technique, musicality, interpretation, ear training, improvisation and much more. I teach piano in my piano studio at the NDSM-Werf. Every student is different and that is why I create a tailor-made lesson plan for each student. Having fun playing is very important. When a student has fun playing, he or she progresses the fastest. I would like to welcome you for a trial lesson to discuss your wishes. I did two master's degrees at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and at Conservatori del Liceu in Barcelona. Besides teaching, I regularly give concerts and organize other musical projects.
Translating the music from your head to your guitar! AMSTERDAM/ARNHEM Gitaarles
The lesson can take many shapes and forms. The main benefit of learning with a teacher, rather than from a video or a book, is that each lesson can be different and tailored to your needs! For example, you can bring a song you're trying or want to learn (recording or sheet music/tab) and we'll work on it together. You can come with a specific problem like a part or technique you cannot get right. Maybe you are just in a place where you don't know what to do next. Don't worry, I'll help you set your musical voyage on course. Finally, if you don't want or feel like bringing anything, you just want to come and have fun playing and talking about music — that's also great! Here are the examples of different problems I can help you solve: • arranging songs you like on the guitar, • improving technique by playing music you like, • upgrading the campfire chops, • composing indie lines and sounds, talking about pedals, • learning to improvise, • learning music theory, • learning jazz standards, • basics of recording, making demos, and backing tracks. If you like the sound of that, send me a message! I will help you navigate the universe of music you like or hear in your head – regardless of the genre or your level of advancement.
Bass guitar lessons for every level and age by an experienced teacher
My bass lessons are intended for students of all levels from beginners to pre-conservatory level. In the lessons we talk about essential aspects of bass playing - so technique, timing, awareness of rhythm and harmony. And that in connection with different music styles: pop, rock, funk, jazz, hip-hop, electronica. For anyone who has ambitions to continue, I also treat: solfège, music theory, auditory theory, polyrhythms. What exactly we will do in class will therefore differ per student, depending on his/her needs and wishes.
Saxophone lessons for all levels with fast results
My name is Andrius and I am a professional saxophonist and educator. I’ve been living, studying and giving lessons in Amsterdam for more than 6 years. Playing music is a big part of my life and the biggest joy that I could have wished for. Everyone can do it and the results can be seen pretty fast without spending endless amounts of hours. My lessons would be of course adjusted to the students needs and my own personal experience. What you can learn? -Saxophone technique: sound, articulation, dynamics etc... -Standard Jazz: Language, transcribing, harmony, improvisation etc... -Different Styles: Jazz, rock, pop, improvised music etc... Lessons would take place at my studio which is on NDSM plein(1min away from the ferry) or at your location.
Learn how to sing (Jazz, Blues, Soul) | Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
"Wanna learn how to use your vocal cords without scaring people on the bike?" "Would you like to be able to sing a serenade to your loved one instead of sounding like penguin that just joined the penguin fight club?" "Wanna learn how to sing like Ray Charles, Nat King Cole, Fats Waller, Louis Armstrong and Louis Prima without being a cheap copycat?" "Wanna stop the frustration of your shower-neighbours and amuse them?" "Would you like to have a solid technical background with the Pavarotti of Amsterdam?" If you fit the description you're in the right place! VOCALS LESSONS: - Learn the basics of singing - Learn how to sing blues and jazz - Master various techniques/approaches to the vocal cords - Become versatile in many genres - Improve your improvisation skills - Learn how to transcribe a song that you love and sing it - Develop your own sound Get a personalised plan now, drop me a message!
Saxophone lessons (Jazz and Classical) - Improvisation - Music Theory (All levels)
My teaching method is flexible and always aimed at the needs of the student. As well as the instrument technique I would suggest an in-depth study in ear training, theory music and repertoire. The lesson is about teaching by involving the student in a fun and well outlined path, without forgetting the joy of learning and making music. I've being teaching saxophone, improvisation, theory music and clarinet (for beginners) for all ages and abilities for almost 10 years now and, depending on which path the student is looking for, I will be thrilled to share and pass on the knowledge I have acquired throughout my teaching and artistic career.
Trumpet, Improvisation & Music Theory Lessons (Beginner and Intermediate)
Did you ever hear a tune and you felt like you wanted to just play over it? Did you ever feel like you’d like to discover what makes a tune that special? I can help you to understand how music works and what makes it such an incredible art form! Listening to what you want and need, I can make a tailored plan with you on what you’d like to learn and get you going in the instrument and in your theory. Whether you’re a complete beginner of picking back the trumpet we can work together and make this journey as fun as possible. I teach Trumpet in the multiple styles that you might have come across - being jazz, salsa, disco, pop or funk. In case you’d like to learn more about how to improvise on the trumpet we can also tackle that and get you going, all while having fun! I teach all ages and from absolute beginner to Intermediate players. I speak English, Portuguese, Spanish, and I’m also taking my steps into learning Dutch, even though music is such a universal language. I live in Amsterdam and you can learn at my studio in NDSM, or I can come and meet where you are! It is also possible to arrange lessons in the center of Amsterdam, close to Centraal Station. About me? I’m Luso-american musician who moved to Amsterdam to study jazz trumpet at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, where I’m currently finishing my bachelor degree. I started playing the trumpet when I was 9 years old, and since then my passion for music just kept on growing bigger. My main focus as a jazz musician was big band playing, where I’m specialised in lead trumpet playing, however I kept myself open to different styles being part of Afrobeat bands, playing in small formations, such as trios or just playing some groovin’ music from Earth Wind & Fire or Kool & The Gang.
Guitar / Bass / Ukulele / Theory
The course that I propose is BILINGUAL FRENCH / ENGLISH, as well as 2 BOOKS. Age and musical taste are not restrictive when in the program, you can with qualitative daily work (not quantitative) quickly observe your progress. Here the pleasure of playing music is put forward. The kind of music you love most will be the focus of the course, their codes and secrets will be the focus of our study, that's what I want to share with you. We can do technical lessons and simply learn together how to play one or more songs of your choice or mine, enrich your game with this approach and your repertoire! (For example, We can re-arrange the pieces and make them more original by approaching the system (CAGED), and enriching their chords, resulting in new positions, new techniques and new sounds, using arpeggio techniques rather than strumming for 4-chord pieces, voicing and fingerstyle techniques, in short, expanding the instrument's playing fields and playing skills to keep progressing in your game and improve your rehearsals ...) If you make a request, this program is obviously accompanied by the pleasure of learning more in theory and being able to directly apply new knowledge on its instrument and identify its common or rare use in the pieces discussed in class. In this case, the theory is translated to be accessible to anyone, both for those who are connoisseurs and for those who discover everything from absolute zero. The exercises, songs, and theoretical explanations offered throughout the program are organized in an order of progressive difficulty. I wrote and produced 2 books of my method to learn the guitar and the music, that I sell to accompany my course and your apprenticeship in the best conditions and so that you can continue the course even at home and to review etc ... . There is ONE BOOK OF COURSES containing all the theoretical and practical program of the year, as well as a BOOK OF EXERCISE on the ranges and the modes that you can obtain directly. You can find here an indicative list of objectives that I propose in my theoretical program, which can of course adapt to your request. The general theoretical objectives of the course: --- Tuning / tuning and knowing his guitar: * Standard Tuning * Drop Tuning * Open Tuning * Adjust the optimal tension of the strings * Adjust the shaft axis * Adjust the action of the strings * Choose the strings adapted to the style of play / tuning * Change his strings -Know his chords: * Triads: Fundamental State & Inversions * Tetrads: Fundamental State & Inversions * The chord progressions of the Range * Arpeggio techniques (tapping, sweep, 1/2/4 fing.shape, etc ...) --- Know his scales and his modes * The Mode of the Major scale * 3 Modes of the Minor scale: Natural / Melodic / Harmonic * Modes of the Pentatonic range: 5 positions * Modes of the Blues range: 5 positions Etc ... --- Technique to the Pick / Plectrum / Tab / Pick (Electric Guitar): * Alternate Picking * Fast Picking / Tremolo Picking * Hybrid Picking * Palm Mute * Natural Harmonics * Pinch Harmonics * Artificial Harmonics * Shredding * Tapping * Sweep Picking * Legato Picking --- Strumming / Hand Picking (Acoustic Guitar) * "SnareDrum" percussion on the guitar * Arpeggios pinched with 4 fingers + thumb * Rasgueado (Flamenco Technique) * Generic Strumming * Fingerstyle Picking * Two-finger picking + Legato for fast melodies (eg a solo) -Play the metronome * exercises on click * practice on song riffs -Learn his favorite songs * without thinking about the difficulty, nothing is impossible with the right methodology -Improvise * choose ranges and positions * to place oneself rhythmically, to finish on the judicious notes -Theory of Harmony * Understand harmonization and its practice -Theory on the Melody -Theory of Rhythm
Private online flute lessons for flutists of all levels and ages
Learning how to play an instrument adds a unique asset to anyone's personality. Whether you're a beginner or a professional, someone looking for a career a music or looking to learn a new skill, you're in the right place! This course will provide you with the skills you need to be able to learn how to play the flute the correct way: having fun while you do it! I will make sure you leave every lesson feeling inspired and motivated, providing you with the ways you can learn depending on what suits you best, because everyone learns differently!
Jazz and Pop Guitar/preparation for conservatories
I'm Danilo, an italian guitarist trained in Jazz music at the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague. After more than 13 years of experience on the guitar I can confidently say I can transmit all I learned on the instrument to students of all different ages and levels. I dedicated most of my time on the instrument in overcoming struggles and finding tactics to correct bad habits and learning effectively. Together we can explore secrets and tips for an healthy guitar practice routine, improve your technique and ear training abilities with direct and fun exercises. Wether you are a beginner or an intermediate/advanced guitarist, we can explore the instrument and all its possibilities. Practicing and playing with a teacher in a one on one situation was the most effective way I encountered to get better faster, so I advise it to all the guitar and music lovers out there.
vocalist and vocal trainer including Carnatic music
Music is considered as a gifted art and I am here to support those gifted talented persons to bring the best out of them. Here I am going to train the voice and basic vocal techniques which are used in singing. By this you will be able to sing well without any struggles. Here we will discuss about the basics of music and especially the breath and other techniques that are used in western as well as in Carnatic music.
Music from home to develop your musical skills with or without an instrument.
Music is an excellent company in life and understanding how it works makes it even more interesting. The information and knowledge of the most contemporary and popular styles to the great composers of history are within your reach through these classes where we will start from your personal tastes, analyzing and understanding where these proposals come from and where they are going. . Reviewing discography, doing musical ear training exercises, writing your own ideas will help you develop your potential and creativity so that music is your new way of communicating.
Flamenco, Classical and Modern Guitar lessons with or without theory
I would like to invite you to be part of my courses and private lessons to enjoy this wonderful way of learning to play the guitar. I have more than fifteen years of experience as a teacher with children, adolescents and adults, and I have developed an effective METHOD that has been tested by more than a hundred students WITH TOTALLY SATISFACTORY RESULTS, you decide how far you want to go. With my method you will learn to: ✅ Play the songs that you like. ✅ Develop the rhythm of the right hand. ✅ Perfect your technique in a conscious, healthy and effective way. ✅ Understand what you play and arrange your music with knowledge of Harmony. ✅ Play different styles to find your sound. 🔴 Start playing the guitar and enjoy with projection of being a good guitarist. FLAMENCO GUITAR - Flamenco technique - Sticks (styles) - Accompaniment - Clapping and rhythm CLASSIC GUITAR - Technique - Reading, Solfeggio and interpretation - Musical works - Work with progressive learning books - Preparation for admission to conservatories MODERN GUITAR - Improvisation - Harmony - Theory and music theory - Several styles
Instrumental Teacher ( Piano, Guitar, Bass & Ukulele)
Welcome to the music class! Here, we are gonna discover the wonders of learning an instrument. From reading note letters, implementing a proper form to sight reading a piece, we are gonna learn in our own pace. If you're just learning music now and it feels like there's a lot to understand, don't worry we're gonna start from the basics. I will help you understand music and its elements. With your dedication and my guidance, I'm positive that we will get a good result!