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Cello lessons in Amsterdam (Classical, baroque, music theory and music history lessons)

Did you always want to learn cello from zero and never had the opportunity to start, or do you want to improve your already learned skills? Then I can definitely help you! I am a Spanish cellist based in Amsterdam since 2008 with more than 10 years experience of teaching.

I offer lessons for all ages and levels, in English, Dutch and Spanish.

Here is a small resume of the lessons I offer:

1. Cello and/or baroque cello lessons: All levels.
The lessons will be focused on two basic elements: Technic of the instrument and developing musical skills.

2. Music theory: Beginners.
Basics of music, such as reading notes, rules and analysis. This field is as important as learning the instrument for it complements the process in music performance.

3. Music History: All levels
The lessons will give a full understanding of the historical development of music, with a complete historical context of the arts, politics and society. These lessons are a key point to students of conservatories and musicians to complement their music knowledge.

Extra information

You need your own instrument for the cello lessons.

Location

Online via webcam

General info

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:

30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, Dutch, Spanish

About Me

Spanish cellist Maximiliano moved to Amsterdam in 2008 to study with Maarten Mostert and Dmitry Ferschtman. From 2010 started his studies in early music and baroque cello with Viola de Hoog while at the same time he met the cellist Anner Bijlsma. The relationship with Bijlsma involved not only lessons and advices through a period of nine years but also brought him an unforgettable mark. In 2016 he was awarded, together with other cellists, the Anner Bijlsma Award, a prize given at the Cello Biënnale Amsterdam for his research about the origins of the violoncello in Italy.

Education

Superior degree of music, Conservatorio Superior de Música de Málaga, 2007
Bachelor of violoncello, Conservatorium van Amsterdam (AHK) 2012
Master degree in Early music, Conservatorium van Amsterdam (AHK) 2014

Experience / Qualifications

Anner Bijlsma Award, 2014, Cello Biënnale Amsterdam
Cello teacher at het Leerorkest project from 2016
Cello teacher at de Vioolschool Haarlem from 2018
Would you like to have a better understanding of the music you listen to or study? Do you want to know more about the artistic background of a certain composer? Or would you just like to know more about Music History? Understanding the historical context behind the musical creation gives a broader knowledge of the repertoire. I offer online and offline Music History lessons to everyone: Conservatory students (support for exams, essays and lessons), musicians (classical and non classical) and any music lovers. I adapt my teaching method to each student's needs.

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